The Association for Psychological Science (APS), a DC-based scientific organization, seeks an eager, highly motivated, and organized individual for the Exhibits and Advertising Sales Manager full-time position.
Close sales for exhibit booths, sponsorships, and advertising for annual national convention and biennial international convention
Close sales for commercial and website advertising throughout the year
Identify and generate leads for all sales channels, including but not limited to exhibits, sponsorships, commercial advertising, and employment advertising
Communicate with past, current, and prospective customers daily
Maintain organized records to track sales and sales prospects across all sales channels
Provide excellent customer service and ensure exhibitors/sponsors/advertisers receive proper benefits and recognition
Manage all aspects of sales, including but not limited to collateral generation, contracting, invoicing, account reconciliation, internal communications, proofing, etc.
Manage exhibit hall on site at APS events
Work collaboratively across departments
Other duties as assigned
Four-year college degree in business, marketing, communications, or related field
Two to five years of association sales experience, including exhibit and sponsorship sales
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively
Excellent interpersonal, problem resolution, and teamwork skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office in addition to basic computer skills
Ability to take initiative, be persistent, and persevere
Be goal-oriented, conscientious, and driven
APS offers a competitive salary, great benefits, and a collegial environment. Email resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to cgarneski(at)psychologicalscience(dot)org. No telephone calls please. APS is an equal opportunity employer.
About Association for Psychological Science (APS)
APS is dedicated to the advancement and representation of scientific psychology across the full range of research areas in this diverse field. APS has 33,000 members from around the world and includes the field’s leading scientists, academics, educators, and students. APS publishes 6 highly respected journals, hosts an annual US-based conference and a biannual international conference, and connects thousands of job seekers with opportunities in the field. Our informal operating motto is “lean and nice.”