Event Sales Manager - MOAT - Legends (New Y · NY)

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Founded in 2008, Legends is a premium experiences company with six divisions operating worldwide – Global Planning, Global Sales, Global Partnerships, Hospitality, Global Merchandise, and Global Technology Solutions – offering clients and partners a 360-degree data and analytics fueled service solution platform to elevate their brand and execute their vision. Currently, Legends works with marquee clients across business verticals including professional sports; collegiate; attractions; entertainment; and conventions and leisure. We are the industry leaders in designing, planning and realizing exceptional experiences in sports and entertainment. For more information, visit www.Legends.net and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @TheLegendsWay.


Global Attractions is a natural progression from Legends 360-degree platform for success. Our unrivaled guest experience and deeply researched sales and planning methodologies give us an edge. Legends currently operates 15+ attractions around the globe. We bring together some of the brightest experiential and attraction masterminds around the globe to ensure each brilliant idea is regionally relevant and destined to dazzle, delight and drive a steady stream of diverse visitors.  Legends manages all operations across ticketing, special events, food & beverage and retail for Attractions partners.


Mercer Labs: Museum of Art and Technology seeks to be the leading site for public engagement at the intersection of art and technology; a new cultural institution where hierarchies between art, architecture, design, technology, and culture are dissolved. Located in the heart of New York City, the venue hosts fifteen exhibition spaces of over 40,000 square feet utilizing state-of-the-art technology in a distinct architectural environment.   Brought to life by the creative studio Mercer Labs, The Museum of Art and Technology is committed to exhibiting art through immersive installations and provocative experiments while providing a best-in-class visitor experience.


The Events Sales Manager will be responsible for developing and managing the overall event sales and work with the hospitality team with catering needs for special events at the venue.


  •  Research, analyze, and develop special event profit generating opportunities
  •  Proactively solicit new business by, among other things, making sales calls and presentations, attending local trade shows, and engaging in other client prospecting to increase the size of the Organization’s potential client database
  •  Create leads and develop long-term relationships in the event planning, production, and promotion communities, and with other relevant companies, organizations, and groups
  •  Monitor changes and new developments in the special events industry
  •  Work closely and build relationships with the Legends food and beverage, and merchandise departments
  •  Manage and direct all Organization-related event logistics, including managing the events calendar, conducting walk-throughs and visits, and being the primary contact for clients
  •  Prepare and provide required reports to the Director of Sales & Marketing including special event revenue reports, profit and loss statements, sales recaps, and projections
  •  Obtain feedback from clients following each special event to determine and analyze client satisfaction, Organizational Performance, and event-related risks and liabilities.
  •  Other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform each essential duty above at the highest levels. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Three to five years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience and/or training
  • Resourceful, innovative, and forward thinking, with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Expertise in financial analysis and planning, budgeting, and marketing
  • Working knowledge of local and regional markets, venue operations, and special events industries
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively evaluate risks and liabilities of special events and rentals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in spreadsheet, database, CRM and word processing programs
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as necessary
  • Excellent customer service
  • Can be trusted to act in a manner that is truthful and values direct, honest communication at all levels of the organization
  • Strong interpersonal skills; can effectively communicate and relate to all levels within and outside the organization; creates and builds positive and productive relationships
  • Responds quickly and effectively to changing trends and circumstances; embraces change and welcomes fresh perspectives; learns from past mistakes and adjusts accordingly
  • Ability to manage appropriate steps to get projects completed; has strong abilities to organize people and processes; can create a plan for resourceful workflow
  • Can manage people and resources to get projects completed; has a strong ability to multi-task and keep order.
  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to work independently and/or in a team environment
  • Must have computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel.
  • Ability to stand, sit, use of hands to handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision  

Competitive salary $75,000 - $85,000, commensurate with experience, and a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, and 401k plan.


Location: On Site

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, hear; use hands to finger, and handle controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand, walk, and stoop. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Legends is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or genetic information.