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    President's Report

    Hello Charlotte NACE family!

    We are in the deep of winter and gearing up for a busy season that will stretch into the warmer months.  The groundhog saw his shadow so hopefully it won’t be another 6 weeks of winter!

     

    January’s program was hosted by the beautiful Charlotte Country Club where we awarded our best of 2016 in location, members, and programs.  Here were the winners:

     

    Location of the Year
    Foundation for the Carolinas

     

    Program of the Year
    Mysterious Dining in the Dark

     

    Member of the Year
    Sam Futcher

     

    Board Member of the Year
    Patty Pressley

     

    Rising Star
    Emily Brandewie


    Mary Margaret Traxler Award
    Art Zelenak

    February’s program is sure to be a big hit.  We will have a special guest speaker Rachel Sheerin of She Sells.  Rachel will speak about referrals and how to make the most of them in your business networks.  The program is February 20 from 11:30am-1:30pmat the DoubleTree Gateway Village in Uptown. Register today as attendance is limited!  www.charlottenace.com

     

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    Classified Ads

    2018-07-06:

     

    Job Description

    Who we are: Party Reflections is a leading event rental industry provider in the Carolinas. The business started in 1958 and has been a family operated business since day one. The most important piece to our success is our people.  We strive to make great moments happen for both our clients and our employees. We are always eager for motivated, and results-driven people to join our team!

    Job Title:             Account Executive | RALEIGH

    Qualifications:                  Strategic and creative thinking to understand industry and business trends.

                                               Great organizational, oral and written communication skills.

                                               Extensive experience with presentations and client facing communication.

                                               Ability to work independently and meet quota-level goals.

                                               Good understanding of event management.

                                               Experience demonstrating the ability to manage multiple projects.

                                               Knowledge of event rental equipment a plus.                                     

     

    Experience:                        Bachelor’s degree and 3 + years sales experience.

    Classification:                   Exempt

    Position Summary:          The Account Executive manages the sales process of our rental equipment through current relationships as well as develops new business relationships in the Carolinas and surrounding areas.

    Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

    • Generating new revenue through closing sales by acquiring new business customers and growing existing customers.
    • Design effective proposals and quotations, and respond in a timely manner to Requests for Proposals (RFP).
    • Create and Maintain contracts with clients through the event process.
    • Practice effective time management for sufficient sales activity.
    • Identify future product and market growth opportunities.
    • Oversee the coordination of sub-rentals and outside vendors when necessary.
    • Develop new business leads through networking.
    • Join professional organizations such as NACE or ILEA to build professional network.
    • Adhere to company policies and pricing structure.
    • Cultivate and increase annual rental revenue.
    • Track and report results of market analysis and business development for future opportunities.
    • Work with the Operations Staff and Project management team to ensure jobs are handled appropriately and meet the client’s expectations.

     

    Software Skills:

    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
    • Proficient use of rental software a plus.

     

    Please visit  https://partyreflections.com/career-opportunities for more information and to apply! 

    0000-00-00:

    Event Assistant

    Part Time Position 15-25 hours per week

     

    Description of Position

     

    The event assistant is responsible for event set up, execution, and event break down, catering deliveries and Retail Operations. This person must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license, clean driving record, along with their own vehicle. They must be available to work as needed for Events and deliveries as needed.

     

    Objectives:

    The Event Assistant will have a thorough knowledge and understanding of our menu and learn processes quickly. The Event assistant is responsible for set up and execution of all in house and offsite catering events. The Event Assistant must be able to support the Catering Sales Manager in assigned weekly tasks and able to complete other duties as assigned. This person will also assist in running our retail operations. Open Availability is necessary. Excellent communication skills required to work with clients during event. Excellent presentation skills required in representing company during events.

     

    Job Functions:

    •          Setup and Execution of Events
    •          Being efficient and having great organizational skills
    •          Learning menus and standard setups for events
    •          Ability to deliver catering orders
    •          Passion for catering and events
    •          Work as a team player with a passion for continuous learning
    •          Being able to work different Retail Outlets within the company
    •          Answering phones and inquires

    Event design

     

    Minimum Requirements:

    •          HS Diploma or GED Equivalent
    •          Valid NC Driver’s License
    •          A minimum of 1-year Hotel, Catering and or Retail Experience
    •          Open Availability including evenings and weekends
    •          Ability to lift 35 pounds

     

    Dynamic Catering Event Sales Assistant- We are looking for:

    •          Great interpersonal skills
    •          Strong written and verbal communication skills
    •          Strong computer skills
    •          Great attention to detail
    •          Hospitality preferably hotel and or catering experience
    •          Must have own vehicle and acceptable driving record

    Please Send Email with Name, Telephone, and Resume Attachment

     

     

     

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