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About Merlin Entertainments Plc
Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We're Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. As you can imagine, running our business calls for a lot of different talents. We love what we do and if you're as serious about fun as we are, rest assured an exciting career awaits.
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Group Sales Coordinator
Chicago, IL, USA
Chicago, IL, USA
Cook County
United States
Competitive
Full time
22 Jan 2019
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Join Team Merlin at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago!

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis? Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago!

About The Role
We are now looking for dynamic Group Sales Coordinator to join our Marketing team. This position requires a candidate to be energetic, entrepreneurial, possess a strong attention to detail, excellent organization skills, flexible, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The aim is to deliver mid-week visitor volume and revenue in line with the attraction's strategy.

Responsibilities:
- Take an active role in devising and implementing marketing and sales strategies
- Answer incoming calls and make advanced bookings; coordinate arrivals with the Operations Team
- Assist in processing group bookings and ticketing
- Contact key decision makers at schools and home schools to communicate product while building business relationships and driving sales channels
- Network marketing direct and emailing to Parent Teacher Associations
- Managing sales, communication, and promotions to nursery/nanny/daycare organizations as well as group ticketing accounts
- Make ongoing sales calls to school and group clients and continue building a strong network of clients
- Research, plan, and implement strategies to drive volume and repeat visitation to the attraction

About You
- Educated to degree level, or professional qualification equivalent.
- Previous sales and marketing experience preferred.
- Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi task as necessary.
- Extensive knowledge of computer including Microsoft Office - Excel, Outlook and Word
- Desire to work in fast-paced environments.
- Must be flexible and able to sometimes work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays, and special events.

Education
High School Diploma or GED required. Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred.

About The Benefits
You will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
LEGOLAND Discovery Center is just like jumping into a giant box of LEGO® bricks with an abundance of all things LEGO-tastic! With two exciting LEGO rides, MINILAND featuring the iconic landmarks of the USA, a 4D cinema complete with three films, themed LEGO play and building zones, there are simply more LEGO bricks under one roof than you could ever imagine.

Merlin Entertainments, plc is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment.
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