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Event Sales Assistant – Magnolia Plantation Weddings

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 28 November 2018 | 11:42 am — 

Position: The Event Sales Assistant will work directly with the Event Sales & Marketing Manager at Magnolia Plantation, assisting with upcoming events, sales and marketing projects, and day-to-day office duties.

Responsibilities

Sales

  • Correspondence with new inquiries and booked couples via phone and email
  • Lead follow up through email and phone
  • Providing wedding tours of the property to potential brides and families
  • Sending and inputting new contracts into our system 

Public Relations/Marketing

  • Cultivating relationships with wedding vendors in the Charleston area
  • Developing content for social media
  • Social media management
    • Facebook / Instagram / Pinterest
  • Drafting copy for the website and email marketing
  • Blogs (primarily content research & planning)
  • Brainstorming marketing campaigns
  • Assisting on wedding days to get the property ready – parking, signs, maps

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree in events, sales, marketing, communications or public relations
  • 1 Year of experience in the event industry, hospitality, sales and marketing, or public relations

Additional Requirements

  • Must have a flexible schedule and availability to work on weekends

Benefits

  • Hourly position, $12-14/hour dependent on experience
  • Major Medical, Dental and Optional Life insurance after 90 days of employment.
  • IRA is available after one year as a Full Time employee. Magnolia Plantation will match up to 3%.
  • New hires will be eligible for one week (40 hours) of vacation after six months of employment and will accumulate over the remainder of the calendar year for up to two weeks (80 hours).

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to weddings@magnoliaplantaiton.com.

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