• Event Specialist - Inside Sales

    Job Location(s) US-WA-Fife
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/15/2019 10:06 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Rental Sales
  • Overview

    The Event Specialist is primarily responsible for closing profitable Special Event revenue within the showroom by providing exceptional customer service, efficiently handling showroom traffic, and proactively managing onsite inventory processes


    • Demonstrates Proficiency answering phones and directing calls.
    • Assists customers in the Showroom with basic rental contracts. Assist professional clients with events in the showroom or through email/Phone.
    • Utilize computer to complete Quotes, prepare Rental Contracts and obtain necessary information from customer.
    • Provide an outstanding showroom experience for our clients with particular care given to the appearance of showroom and work area.
    • Demonstrates a basic understanding of rental inventory with focus on tabletop and cooking products.
    • Maintain exceptional relationships with customers to encourage additional revenue opportunities.
    • Demonstrates thorough understanding of rental inventory including basic knowledge of basic stage options including accessories.
    • Responsible for following established opening and closing procedures of the showroom. Maintain a clean and orderly showroom.
    • Follow necessary processes and policies diligently to ensure timely communication between departments and customer.
    • Follow company and District procedures to protect store security and company assets.
    • Belongs to an industry networking groups and regularly attends after hours meetings.
    • Support all District sales and marketing efforts, including CORT Furniture Rental, CORT Tradeshows, and CORT Clearance Center business.


    • High School diploma/GED or equivalent work experience.
    • 5-7 years Customer Service and/or sales experience.
    • Special event knowledge or planning a plus. 
    • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently. 
    • Required to work Saturdays. 
    • Ability to quickly connect with others and demonstrating exceptional customer service and presentation skills. 
    • Excellent communication and reasoning skills, computer proficiency, Phone skills, follow through skills, and account development and management skills.  
    • Required regularly to stand, walk, and talk or hear. Occasionally required to walk and climb or balance. Frequently required to sit, stand. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    Additional Information

    With more than 50 years of experience, CORT Party Rental has the Northwest’s largest selection of everything you need to create a unique event. Our team of experts understand every event is unique and we’ll be there to help inspire, design, and bring your vision to life. From weddings to corporate meetings and conferences, our high quality products; including tents, china, stemware and linens,  will ensure that every moment is memorable. 


    For more information, visit http://www.cortpartyrental.com.


    As part of a national company, CORT offers opportunities for career development, professional growth, competitive salaries with position-specific incentive or commission plans, a comprehensive benefit plan, 401(k) and Profit Sharing, educational expense reimbursement and employee discounts. 


    CORT conducts drug screening, background checks and MVR checks (if applicable) as a condition of employment. CORT also participates in the E-Verify program.


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