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Seattle, Washington Full Time Posted: Monday, 16 April 2018
 
 
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Work for a Tourism Industry Leader
Visit Seattle is now hiring a Senior
Partner Services Manager to join our team of
dedicated, service-oriented professionals. The successful candidate
will be a polished professional who is able to demonstrate
excellent communication and relationship-building skills. We are
looking for someone with a solid background in business development
and/or sales in the hospitality/tourism industry with experience
and passion for Seattle history, culture, tourism and the food
scene.
As a partnership-based organization, Visit Seattle connects more
than 1,000 local businesses, their products and services with the
lucrative visitor market. The Visit Seattle Partnership Services
team also offers professional development events, orientations and
a variety of networking tools throughout the year.
Job Requirements:

Develops strategic plan for engaging corporate business
community, leading to strategic partnerships and revenue investment
with Visit Seattle.
Manages assigned strategic partners by overseeing marketing
deliverables, contractual renewals, invoice payments, and account
relationships.
Proven track record of recruiting partners through prospecting
and relationship building
Retention, collection and revenue generating
responsibilities.
Maintains involvement in community, industry meetings and
activities to foster partnership services and retention.
Develops and executes sponsorship strategies around Visit
Seattle Events.
Effectively utilizes Visit Seattle lead database for the
accurate tracking of sales leads.
Provides regular feedback on partner activities, views, ideas
and concerns.
Creates annual, quarterly and event recap reports for strategic
partners and sponsors.
Maintains strong relationships with all Visit Seattle
departments by providing an effective, collaborative and strategic
day-to-day approach.
Collaborates with Partner Services team to develop and sell
additional marketing opportunities.
Attends all Visit Seattle events.

Education, prior work experience and specialized skills
and knowledge:

Minimum 5 years of experience in sales/business development
field
Bachelor's degree in related field or related work experience
required
Experience and passion for Seattle history, culture, tourism
and food scene is required
Hospitality/tourism industry experience preferred
Owns car and is able to travel throughout Puget Sound
region
Excellent time management skills
Proficient in CRM, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
programs
Exceptional communication and organizational skills
Able to work efficiently and accurately with minimal
supervision
Strong service approach with both internal and external
customers
Consistently positive attitude and professional demeanor
Demonstrates initiative and self-motivation
Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary
language, English, used in the workplace.

Compensation: Competitive
We offer a friendly, fun, team-oriented work environment in a
downtown office tower connected to the Washington State Convention
Center, a competitive benefits package which includes a Paid Time
Off program with 15 days to start, 10 paid office holidays,
employer-paid medical, dental and vision insurance, ORCA card plus
401k with employer matching.
About us: Visit Seattle, a private, nonprofit
marketing organization, has served as Seattle/King County's
official destination marketing organization (DMO) for more than 50
years. The goal of these marketing efforts is to enhance the
employment opportunities and economic prosperity of the region.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Americans with Disabilities
Specifications
Physical Demands
The physical demands and work environment described here are
representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work involves working alone on the computer, collaborating as
part of a team or working closely with others by computer or over
the phone.
Must be able to sit or stand at a desk for up to 8 hours per
day.
Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking,
repetitive motions, bending, listening and hearing ability and
visual acuity.
Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office
equipment such as computers, printers, ten key, multi-line touch
phone, filing cabinets, FAX machines, photocopiers, scanner and
other office equipment as needed.
Position will require occasional travel, early morning and
evening hours.
Most work tasks are performed indoors.
Attendance at after-hours events will be required on
occasion.

Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Visit Seattle
Visit Seattle
JSSENIOR PARTNER SERVICES MANAGER/377322266
4/16/2018 8:24:33 AM

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