Event Sales Coordinator at Rock Central

| Detroit, MI
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The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We're united by our culture - a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job - it's about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.

Minimum Qualifications
  • 1 year of experience in event sales or event/hospitality management
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
  • Flexibility to work unusual and often long hours, including evenings and weekends


Job Summary

The Event Sales Coordinator is part of the Rocket Central Events team. In this role, you will fully manage corporate events, organizational trainings, meetings, weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, and special events within a growing portfolio of event spaces for internal and external clients. To be successful in this role, you must have an understanding of event processes and how to form relationships with vendors, clients and internal partners. You will also need to be capable of identifying all the aspects needed to manage a successful event. The goal is a world-class experience, every time.

Responsibilities
  • Market, sell, and coordinate events in our venues, with a specialization in social events
  • Assist clients from initial inquiry through onsite event execution
  • Respond to daily event inquiries in a timely manner via email and phone
  • Meet with potential clients to review available venues and create venue proposals
  • Generate invoices, payment schedules, contracts, and event resumes
  • Sell beverage packages and understand beverage policies
  • Generate event floor plans via the Social Tables platform
  • Schedule audio visual technicians and promote audio visual services
  • Coordinate event parking for guests and vendors
  • Collect certificates of insurance from clients and vendors
  • Offer vendor recommendations and ensure vendors are aware of venue guidelines
  • Reconcile all event costs post-event
  • Assist with the onboarding, selling, and marketing of new event spaces
  • Contribute content suggestions and event photos for social media platforms
  • Keep up with industry trends and attend training and networking sessions
  • Coordinate projects that will aid in the success of the team and overall client experience


Who We Are

Rocket Companies® is a Detroit-based company made up of businesses that provide simple, fast and trusted digital solutions for complex transactions. The name comes from our flagship business, now known as Rocket Mortgage®, which was founded in 1985. Today, we're a publicly traded company involved in many different industries, including mortgages, fintech, real estate, automotive and more. We're insistently different in how we look at the world and committed to an inclusive workplace where every voice is heard. And we're passionate about the work we do, and it shows. We've been ranked #5 on Fortune's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2021, as well as ranking #1 for Fortune's Best Large Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance List in 2021.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

We are proud equal opportunity employers and committed to providing an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all candidates and team members. Employment decisions, including hiring decisions, are not based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.
More Information on Rock Central
Rock Central operates in the Marketing Tech industry. The company is located in Detroit, MI. Rock Central was founded in 2020. It has 1299 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Generous PTO. To see all 53 open jobs at Rock Central, click here.
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