Sales Director, Private and Corporate Events and Initiatives

About Just For Laughs Group: A true jewel of our Quebec culture for more than 40 years, the Just For Laughs Group stands out for its cultural and commercial success, and for the strong global reach it provides in Quebec. With millions of fans coming together every day on the Gags and JFL Comedy platforms, or millions of festival-goers gathered around the globe at our prestigious events, the Just For Laughs Group is the world leader in humorous entertainment.

We are currently looking for a Sales Director, Private and Corporate Events and Initiatives to join our team!

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop a corporate sales strategy for corporate and private events and creative and engaging initiatives
  • Implement and sell corporate strategy developed
  • Solicit corporate & charity events/organizations to produce events on their behalf
  • Create and sell unique branded programming events for corporations, theatres, live performance events, festivals, etc. in consultation with VP of Operations & Business Affairs
  • Design and create brochures and marketing tools required for sales pitches
  • Create proposals as required
  • Prepare budgets and timelines for the events
  • Project manage events/shows and liaise with touring and events operation and production teams to execute events
  • Prepare contracts for events – clients, venues, talent, etc.
  • Participate in weekly meetings
  • Provide supervisor with weekly status reports on projects and client outreach
  • Travel may be required and subject to approval by Supervisor

Skills:

  • 5+ years of sales experience
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of sales
  • Business degree, an asset
  • Knowledge of event planning business, an asset
  • Extensive knowledge managing vendors and partnering with internal business cohorts in supporting operative events
  • Strong attention-to-detail, self-directed initiative, resourcefulness, and drive for innovation
  • Exceptional time, resource management, and organizational skills
  • Strong customer-orientation and proven reputation of collaborative work relationships
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills

We are open to applicants from both Toronto and Montreal.

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