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Sales Assistant for Event Sales in Las Vegas, NV at CORT

Date Posted: 4/26/2018

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    Las Vegas, NV
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Job Description

CORT is a Berkshire Hathaway Company that has been in business since 1971. We are one of the country’s leading service providers to businesses and individuals in transition. CORT is the world’s leading provider of furniture rental, tradeshow and event furnishings, and relocation and transition services. We have locations throughout the U.S. and in the UK. As an organization, CORT's greatest assets are the more than 2,000 employees working nationwide.

Today, CORT has more than 100 showrooms, clearance centers and distribution facilities across the United States, opera­tions in the United Kingdom and a Global Network of partners servicing more than 70 countries around the world.

CORT Tradeshow and Events is the leading provider of rental furniture, lighting, and accessories for the meeting and events industry. Our national distribution and iconic, modern collections guarantee a successful event anywhere.

This position assists District Account Executives in remote locations to manage client contacts, manage sales leads, prepare sales quotes, and manage accounts to include outstanding balances, addressing client complaints, updating client records, creating sales reports, using system data to run reports and analyze customer base, and checking the system for account balance accuracy.

  • Respond to and notifying Account Executives of customer inquiries by phone and email
  • Prepare and coordinate sales quotes quickly by prioritizing urgency of the order/delivery date, with the intention of closing sales opportunities
  • Offer sales assistance during the sales process, answering simple product questions, sending product photo(s), and offering client support at the Account Executive’s direction within reason. Not to sell.  Selling is for the Account Executive.
  • Verify payment and submit order confirmations to Salesforce & TSE operating software,
  • Update, maintain and close event files with speed and accuracy
  • Check product availability through operations and follow up as necessary
  • Determine appropriate delivery or transfer fees through Operations Managers or District General Managers
  • If Account Executive fails to obtain delivery/pickup specifics from client, the Sales Assistant can assist gathering this information to assist operations and coordinate delivery and pick-ups with Operations.  Account Executives that process some of their own orders must get this information from the client. When the Account Executive is talking with the client, they are to get as much information as possible to give to the Sales Assistant for quicker and smother processing.
  • Maintain, update and synchronize database(s) for Account Executives
  • Communicate daily with Account Executives to review client orders and project status
  • A High School degree required, a Bachelor’s degree preferred or 2 years related industry experience without a degree. Experience in the hospitality, tradeshow or customer service industries preferred.

  • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently.
  • Excellent communication and reasoning skills, computer proficiency, internet searching, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to quickly connect with others and demonstrating exceptional customer service and presentation skills.
  • Ability to self-direct and work independently.
Additional Information

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

For more information on CORT Trade Show & Event Furnishings, visit

                                                    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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