KidZania USA Group Sales Manager in Oak Brook, Illinois

Company Overview:

KidZania USA is an interactive kids city combining inspiration, fun, and learning through realistic role-play for toddlers to young teens. This is a place where Kids independently explore a kid-sized city with over 100 exciting careers to help them decide what they want to be when they grow up! When Kids work at KidZania, it is not just about trying out different jobs, it promotes a wide range of essential skills and attributes including: team work, communication, entrepreneurship, digital and financial literacy, and emotional intelligence. The most important thing we do is inspire children and help them #getreadyforabetterworld. Since 1999, we have welcomed over 50 million visitors worldwide. KidZania, a global phenomenon is one of the world s fastest growing experiential learning and entertainment brands with 24 locations across five continents and now KidZania is coming to the USA. Our first openings will be in Texas, Illinois, and the New York area with more locations to follow. Get Ready for a Better World® For more information please visit http://www.kidzania.us/

What we are looking for:

At KidZania USA, we are looking for passionate, creative and innovative individuals that are not afraid to roll up their sleeves and contribute their talents to make KidZania a great success. We look for individuals that are driven, can think outside the box and strive to help Kids get ready for a better world.

What you will gain:

As a team member you will have an opportunity to join an exciting new culture and become part of a talented team that delivers a creative and innovative experience through entertaining and experiential learning. Now is the opportunity to unleash your skills .

Group Sales Manager

The Group Sales Manager generates and develops and implements the necessary sales strategies. Also, the Group Sales Manager coordinates with the marketing team in order to increase market share in those areas and aligns the operation with KidZania s goals and standards.

Responsibilities:

Develop a sales culture and cultivate a strategic team environment that provides exceptional guest service and ensure all staff members perform at a consistently high level

Create and sustain an exciting, high-performance work environment that helps inspire and motivate sales success

Lead and influence sales staff through effective motivation, leveraging individual strengths to ensure guest satisfaction and maximum productivity

Analyze financial reports and develop action plans to grow revenue and control expenses in order to meet or exceed annual budgets

Determine group sales pricing and promotion strategy aligned to marketing objectives

Capitalize on business opportunities in the market area by executing company marketing strategies to drive sales

Establish and maintain commercial relationships with educational authorities and companies

Develop sales programs for schools, parties, camps, corporate and government channels

Conduct relevant market research and analyze competition amongst the entertainment industry

Deliver an unparalleled guest experience

Required Skills:

Brand Ambassador and Culture Champion

Demonstrated ability to sell

Ability to enthusiastically interact with others

Share work knowledge and experiences with team

Adaptability, Flexibility and General Enthusiasm for the Business

Strong Communication Skills - Written and Verbal

Ability to establish working relationships with all team members, management and vendors

Ability to maintain professionalism, internally and externally, at all times

Spirit of Generosity

Exercise good judgment in decision making

Excellent teaching and coaching skills

Appreciation of diversity (thought, ethnicity, gender, etc.)

Innovative and strategic thinker

Able to synthesize data into concise business tactics

Innate ability to inspire

Positive energy

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Ability to present, influence and negotiate

Ability to use computers (Microsoft Office or equivalent)

Additional Information:

KidZania USA offers competitive market pay and full benefits package including, health and welfare, paid time off and much more for qualified individuals.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Start your career that delivers creative content and experiences to families around the world!