This is a professional level position responsible for business development and marketing initiatives aimed at specific youth and amateur sport related business opportunities and other tourism related events generating the greatest value of room night sales and economic impact for the Seminole County sports venues.
Note: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position. Attract, solicit, and secure sports related event opportunities for specific youth sports markets, and other sport related business for Seminole County
Serve on the Sports Tourism Business Development Team
Build Calendar of Events by recruiting new events and retaining existing events
Assist in developing the annual Sports Tourism Business Plan, including target number of events, room nights, and economic impact, and meeting goals by establishing, improving, and promoting events.
Develop and grow events, team training opportunities, and sports tourism for targeted sports markets to include, but not limited to Seminole County Sports Complex, Soldiers Creek Park, and Seminole County Softball Complex
Develop and execute on-going strategic sales plans for targeted sports business development
Distribute business development collateral and materials for bids and created events and team trainings.
Develop relationships with current and future 3rd Party Rights Holders
Manage client relations from start to finish of event
Establish deliverables, communications, and action reports for pre, during, and post event
Work with park supervisors on event planning and coordination
Assess housing needs once business/event is booked
Track and report hotel rooms generated from events in conjunction with event organizer
Assist in bid development, including content and presentations for business development team
Develop offer sheets, budgets, agreements, pre and post event financial reports, economic impact analysis, and monthly impact reports for events
Attend international, national, and regional trade shows, conferences, and meetings to research new sport business and event opportunities
Additional Duties: In the event of an emergency, all employees are considered essential personnel and may be required to perform alternate duties.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum 3 years' experience in Sports, Events, or related industry
Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver License
A comparable amount of education, training, or experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.
Experience working with rights holders and booking youth sports business
Remain accessible for communication with hotel partners
Ability to multi-task and coordinate multiple projects at a time
Strong organizational and time-management skills, with attention to detail
Proficient at problem solving and decision making skill as well as continuous improvement process skills
Skilled in written and verbal communication
Experience in budget development and understanding events budget
Knowledge or relationships within the sports industry, including with national, regional, and local organizations, is a plus
Proficient with Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; graphics experience is a plus
Ability to travel to international, national, and regional conferences and meetings
Ability to work extended hours (including nights, weekends, and holidays)
About Orlando North Seminole County Sports Tourism
Orlando North Seminole County Tourism is the official visitor bureau of Seminole County, FL. The Sports Tourism team consists of a team of three people that will book over 100+ events on an annual basis at our sports complexes throughout the destination.