Banff Group Event Management Sales and Event Coordinator

Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit
Banff, AB

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What will be your daily pursuit?:

We are looking for an energetic and organized Sales & Event Coordinator to join our team. In this role, you will support our Sales Managers and Group Event Planners with planning, coordinating, and executing events. No day is the same in this busy and fun environment working in Banff. This role reports to the Sales Manager.

What will you do in this job?:
Provide on-site assistance with groups and events including set up and coordinating groups and events, overseeing execution and tear down as required.
Support Sales Managers and Group Event Planners by preparing contracts, invoices, banquet event orders, quotes, booking venues, tickets, hotel rooms for group events.
Assist with data entry, input, and migration into booking systems.
Administrative tasks include updating group documents, menus, organizing materials, floorplans, and feedback for events and team members.
Assist with coordination of booking FAM trips and site inspections.
Other duties and tasks as assigned.
What skills and experience do you need for this job?:
Energetic, enthusiastic, quick learner who can sell our company and various products.
A high level of customer service and experience in guest services
Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills, with the ability to see multiple projects and tasks through to completion on a timely basis.
Comfortable speaking in public and to groups of various sizes
Ability to work a flexible schedule as timing for event support can vary.
Alberta Class 5 driving license or equivalent
Detail-oriented, with strong administration and organization skills
Computer literate, comfortable with Microsoft Office Suite of products in a Windows environment
Delphi, Salesforce & Adobe InDesign and/or graphic experience an asset but not required.
What will your work environment be like?:
Pursuit is a global attractions and hospitality company that connects guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable and inspiring experiences and strives to become the world’s leading provider of iconic attractions and hospitality experiences. Pursuit generates revenue and shareholder value as one of two business units operated by Viad, an S&P SmallCap 600 international experiential services company, traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol VVI.

Pursuit’s mission is to connect guests and staff to iconic places through unforgettable, inspiring experiences. We deliver rich travel experiences to the global market through our unique hotels and lodges, recreational attractions, retail, food and beverage, sightseeing, tours and travel products. Today, the company enjoys strong perennial demand with operations in or adjacent to Banff, Jasper and Waterton Lakes National Parks in Canada; Glacier, Denali, and Kenai Fjords National Parks in the United States; and our Flyover attractions, FlyOver Canada in Vancouver, B.C. and FlyOver Iceland in Reykjavik, and FlyOver Las Vegas in Nevada. A new FlyOver attraction in Chicago, IL is anticipated in 2024. May of 2021 brought the grand opening of the Sky Lagoon, a premier oceanfront geothermal lagoon experience near Reykjavik, Iceland. Through its Refresh Build Buy strategy, Pursuit is continuing its growth trajectory into new iconic locations around the world.

EEO Information: Pursuit is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Pursuit values diverse backgrounds and experience and we welcome all who are eligible to work in Canada to apply! We thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview, please advise us if you require an accommodation.