The City of La Crosse is accepting applications for a full-time Sales & Event Coordinator to work at the La Crosse Center. Under the direction of the Operations Manager, this position is responsible for developing and implementing sales plans to attract conventions, trade shows and other events to the La Crosse Center; actively seeking clients for events; and coordinating events with clients and event staff.
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in sales, business, or related field, four years sales experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities. Convention center or hotel experience preferred. Must be detail-oriented and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. AutoCad experience preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license. Selected candidate subject to background check and post-offer/pre-employment drug screen.
Additional Salary Information: The City offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical insurance, voluntary dental and vision plans, Wisconsin Retirement Plan, deferred compensation, Roth IRA, life insurance, income continuation insurance, paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.
About La Crosse Center
The La Crosse Center is located in the heart of the downtown La Crosse nested on the banks of the Mississippi River.
This convention hall and arena was originally built in 1980. In the spring of 2000, the La Crosse Center nearly doubled in size with a $14 million expansion. The new project features two grand halls that combine for 36,000 square feet. The second floor hosts a 6,000 square feet Ballroom that has a spectacular view of the Mississippi River. Adjacent to the Ballroom are three boardrooms and a conference room. The entire complex provides nearly 100,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space. In 2018, the facility will break ground on a $42 million expansion overlooking the Mississippi River.
The La Crosse Center has become a premier facility in the Midwest as a convention site and an entertainment destination