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Group Sales Lead

at Arizona Science Center

Pay: $13 to $15/hour
Posted: 1/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

 At Arizona Science Center, we take pride in providing the perfect mix of FUN and EDUCATION to our guests of all ages! It is scientifically proven that when you mix a large amount of GREAT SERVICE with the perfect number of GREAT PEOPLE, the expectations of our guests will certainly be EXCEEDED! Are you energetic? Do you have a passion for exceeding the expectations of others? Can you successfully produce only the best guest service Phoenix has to offer? If you answered “yes” to these questions, you don’t need a rocket scientist to prove you may be the perfect fit for our exceptional team!


Are you highly persuasive and passionate about exceeding the expectations of others? Do you enjoy making sales and meeting goals? Do you want to leverage your customer service skills to make a difference in the community? The Group Sales Lead is responsible for delivering the group sales plan for Arizona Science Center, including school field trips, corporate and community groups.



Arizona Science Center maintains a strong policy of equal employment opportunity for all Employees and applicants.  We recruit, hire, train, promote, compensate and dismiss Employees on the basis of such factors as experience, character, ability and skill, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or heritage, age, marital or veteran status, disability, citizenship, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


  • Accountable for delivering the monthly and annual group sales plan, including school field trips, corporate and community groups.  Adept at inspiring the team and holding them accountable.
  • Uses strong command of the Science Center’s attractions, including planetarium, giant screen theater, traveling exhibition and SkyCycle, to maximize revenue per visit.
  • Delivers exceptional customer service in person and via phone throughout the sales process from initial contact to order confirmation through visit.
  • Partners with Guest Sales and Service to oversee the field trips and other group visits, from arrival to departure.  Oversees buses, processes tickets and secures feedback post visit.  Operates as a hands-on leader, working side-by-side with the team.
  • Partners with Marketing team to execute email and direct mail to support sales.
  • Coordinates scheduling with all affected departments and relays information cross-departmentally.
  • Ensures groups are invoiced in a timely basis and payments are entered properly.



Directly supervises a team of Group Sales Associates.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



An Associates level (A.A.) degree and minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.



Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Must have a technical aptitude with reporting, previous spreadsheet and software usage.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.


This job also requires the use of a computer which will be placed somewhere in the employee's workspace.  The employee must have the necessary keyboard and computer mouse skills as well as the ability to read a color monitor.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Organized and efficient.  Must be able to maintain complete and accurate records.  Excellent attention to detail.  Excellent interpersonal skills.  Experience working in a multi level organization.  Must be able to work as a team player across departments and all positions that are customer facing.