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Program Coordinator, Sales and Marketing [13217]

Position Deleted on 5/03/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Las Vegas, NV
Admin - Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Program Coordinator, Sales and Marketing.

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at:

Serving as both an advocate for the client and the University, in conjunction with the Assistant Director, this position exists to generate revenue of at least $2 million annually through external sales, marketing, contract negotiation and public relations; and hire, train and provide supervision to full-time and student staff as a part of the Student Union & Event Services team. Responsibilities regarding revenue generation include, but are not limited to; 1) assisting with the creation of and implementing comprehensive marketing and promotion plans to maximize revenue; 2) optimizing space utilization in meeting and Conference Housing facilities; 3) providing tours to potential clients and answer questions regarding reservable spaces and services of SUES; 4) represent department in event and conference presentations to campus and community; 5) initiating and negotiating Full Service Contracts for conference and event clients; 6) as a part of the Full Service Contract negotiate food and beverage needs in partnership with on-campus food service provider; 7) establishing and maintaining lost and new business record keeping; 8) making cold calls; 9) attending trade shows to showcase UNLV facilities and cultivate potential business. This position serves as the primary point of contact for potential and new clients in order to familiarize clients with available facilities and services of the Office of Student Union and Event Services and UNLV campus while cultivating business and revenue for the department. In addition, this position is responsible for the supervision of the sales support staff (one classified staff and1-2 students). Additional responsibilities include moderate in and out of state travel, ability to work nights and weekends as needed and making recommendations to the Assistant Director for pricing and scheduling and policy and procedure implementation.

A Bachelor's degree from an accredited university (masters preferred with 2 years experience as a graduate assistant), with a minimum of 2 years post-bachelors experience in sales, marketing, public relations and ability to work evenings & weekends required. Experience in graphic design, web development, and marketing & promotions in a College or University environment preferred. Experience using Kinetic and Sales Force as well as experience with outcomes assessment and analysis preferred. Successful candidates will have the ability to interact effectively with a wide diversity of people, have excellent interpersonal skills, and be able to communicate well in verbal and written form.

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will immediately and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to February 22, 2013. Materials should be addressed to Sunny Gittens, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or
UNLV is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity educator and employer committed to excellence through diversity.
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