Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Job Posting Title: Sales Manager

Mission Statement

The mission of the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau is to positively impact the area’s economy by marketing the region as a travel destination.  We are a non-profit organization that markets Greater Lansing as a destination for meetings, events, and leisure travel.

Position Description

We are seeking an experienced sales manager to join our sales team in selling Greater Lansing as a destination for meetings and events. This position is responsible for prospecting new business primarily in the state association market.  It requires developing and fostering relationships with meeting planners to create new business and to sustain existing business.   Our Sales department works in collaboration with our Marketing and Convention Services departments to provide an excellent experience for clients. 

Desired Qualifications

Our potential candidate will be self-driven, motivated, and results oriented, with the ability to work as a team player in achievement of sales goals.  Outstanding oral and written communication skills are required.  Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and diplomacy internally and in a variety of public contact situations.   A working knowledge of Microsoft Office software is required.

Prior sales experience is required, preferably in the hospitality industry.   An Associates or Bachelors degree is preferred.

Benefits

The Bureau offers an excellent, team-focused environment with competitive compensation and benefits package which includes:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Company paid life insurance, short term disability and long term disability
  • 401K with employer contribution
  • Paid time off, including paid holidays
  • Education reimbursement program

To Apply

Qualified candidates should send cover letter, resume and salary history to employment@lansing.org with “Sales Manager” in the subject line.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

There are many ways to contribute and get involved with the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau. Volunteers are needed for events throughout the year such as, Be A Tourist In Your Own Town. For more information, email Jennifer Hagen

Greater Lansing Sports Authority 

Assist the Greater Lansing Sports Authority with various athletic tournaments and events throughout the community. Events are primarily on weekends. Duties range from registration assistance to supporting athletes' needs. These events provide the perfect backdrop for corporate team building or high school community service credits.

Please contact Miranda Coleman at mcoleman@lansing.org for details.