Mar 13, 2023

Event Specialist

  • Connecticut Rental Centers, Inc.
  • Middletown, CT, USA
Full-Time Customer Service

Job Description

Company Name: Connecticut Rental Centers, Inc.


Job Description Summary:

Our Sales/Event Planners (SEPs) are an integral part of our team whose primary function is to generate profitable sales from the rental of event related products. These products include, but are not limited to, tents, tables, chairs, china, glassware, vintage rentals, and linens. SEPs should recommend rental equipment and accessories to assist clients in meeting their event needs. SEPs should communicate the rental equipment and services contracted to all department managers to ensure all details of the events are covered. SEPs should look to up-sell clients to achieve the highest profit margin. Our client's events include weddings, corporate events, graduations, showers, bar/bat mitzvahs, and much more. Our clients range from newly engaged couples, to families, to corporate event planners, to caterers.


Responsibilities Include:
Assisting clients to coordinate events. Work with clients to provide on-site survey inspections and design event plans. Provide written event price estimates according to established procedures. Prepare contracts and obtain signature and deposits. Communicate all event details with internal staff to ensure a smooth event. Communicate with clients at multiple points to ensure a successful event. Communicate with potential clients at multiple points to convert quotes into reservations. Make outside sales calls to solicit new business. Network with other industry professionals. Maintain open communication with management and make recommendations for purchase of new inventory items. Assist with creating store promotions and displays, including external displays. Perform other duties as requested.
Education, Skills & Requirements:
Minimum of two years experience in sales or event planning is helpful but not required. Must have high school diploma or equivalent GED. Must maintain a professional personal appearance. Must possess sales and customer relation skills. Must be able to use mathematics to solve problems. Computer knowledge is preferred especially Word, Excel, and CAD. Training on rental software will be provided. Must be able to speak English clearly and write legibly. The ability to speak other languages is a plus. Must pass company drug screen. Must maintain an acceptable attendance record. Must have a full range of motion and dexterity. Must be able to provide, understand and complete instructions furnished in written, oral or scheduled form. Maintain a cooperative working relationship with co-workers. Must be able to maintain a high degree of patience and offer constructive criticism when necessary. Must be willing to sign a no-compete agreement




$20.00 - $22.00 (Hourly Wage)

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