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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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Sales Coordinator
SEA LIFE Minnesota, United States
Competitive
03 Mar 2018
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SEA LIFE at Mall of America. Where your career goes swimmingly!

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 SEA LIFE at Mall of America!

About The Role
Create and deliver the strategies for delivering visitor volume and revenue for our dynamic and fast growing global company. As the Trade Sales Coordinator, you will be right in the heart of the magic by building partnerships and networking with local trade partners, corporate partners, tour and travel operators and other pertinent stakeholders.

Responsibilities:
- Heavy telephone contact with internal and external contacts.
- Implementing strong trade, schools, groups and network marketing strategies
- Delivering budgeted visitor numbers, revenue, and sales as well as creating strong network relationships and partnerships for the attraction.
- Deliver visitor volume and revenue with a specific focus on midweek volume to drive revenue targets and spends per head (SPH) in line with the overall attraction strategy.
- Communicate with current local trade partners and corporate partners to drive sales through advanced ticket purchase, credit accounts, Referral Card scheme or promotional discounts.
- Keeps Marketing Manager and Trade Sales Manager informed of progress toward established sales and revenue goals and of the progress in closing identified prospects.
- Work closely with the Operations and Commercial teams to promote teamwork and exceed secondary spend targets across the business.
- Adopts an enthusiastic, assertive, and passionate approach to guest service, and demonstrates the Merlin Values at every opportunity
- Responsibility to ensure compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace and in line with the Group Policy (HS001).

About You
- Minimum of 2 years of sales and marketing experience.
- The ability to network and influence the leisure, tourism and business sectors.
- A passionate and driven sales and marketing professional able to influence across all levels.
- Powerful presentation skills and the confidence to represent the business at senior level both internally and externally.
- A natural team leader with a confident, assertive but approachable personality.
- Strong computer skills. Ability to utilize standard software applications to include MS Office suite.
- Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.
- Highly organized, flexible, and willing to complete tasks within deadlines
- Possess strong communication skills (both verbal and written).
- Desire to work in fast-paced environments.

Education:
Bachelor's degree in Marketing; equivalent combination of experience and education.

About The Benefits
In return, 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
SEA LIFE is the world’s biggest aquarium. From sharks to sea turtles and jellyfish to seahorses, SEA LIFE Aquarium showcases over 10,000 sea creatures worldwide.

Merlin Entertainments, plc Merlin Entertainments 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. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it, click on ‘apply now’.
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