Director of Sales and Marketing – Chesapeake Conference Center – Chesapeake, VA

The Director of Sales & Marketing plans and implements all sales, marketing, and event coordination under the direction of the Executive Director. Assists in the development of sales policies and marketing initiatives to foster and promote usage, patronage, and positive imaging for the Conference Center. The position assists in the planning and implementation of a comprehensive marketing plan for the facilities as set forth in the Annual Business and Marketing Plan. This position is responsible for assisting the Executive Director in creating and overseeing in-house VenuWorks created events, group sales, sponsorships, advertising, direct mail, development of weekly Eblasts through Constant Contact, creation of graphic designs in Canva, video marketing, social networking (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), website development and edits, public relations and communications, promotions, and publicity.
This position will manage event information, coordinate event functions, and supervise patron services. Patron services will involve providing exceptional customer service to patrons attending a wide variety of events at the center. This position will coordinate with all departments to prepare the front of house for public use, ensuring that each patron has the best possible experience. This candidate will be solutions oriented, looking ahead to prevent issues, and present solutions as they arise. This position handles and coordinates special projects in administration, budgeting and capital expenditures and other duties as assigned by the Executive Director. Must be available to work a flexible schedule that often includes weekends, evenings, and a small number of holidays.

This position serves as a rotating Manager on Duty when designated.