Careers

Was your job affected by the Wine Country fires? Did you know Smart Meetings is located in the North Bay in beautiful Sausalito and hiring now for multiple positions? Email us your resume and maybe we can help with a temporary project or a whole new career.

Open Positions

Event Sales Manager
Sales Operations
Ad Operations
Site Selection Sales
Sourcing Agent
Internships

Event Sales Manager

Job Description

Where you can apply your successful meetings, events, hotel or hospitality sales career: Smart Meetings! If you love hospitality and your current situation is not completely fulfilling, come talk to us. Our founder noticed that the big travel trade shows were dying. She said, instead of renting a really expensive booth at a trade show and hoping that qualified people walked by, let’s just get meeting planners and hoteliers, throw them in a resort for three days, and they will become best friends. We launched the hosted buying program six years ago. We are looking for the right salespeople to help us continue throwing the most effective events in the industry.

Desired Skills and Experience

You will be throwing a great event for meeting planners. And you will be recruiting the right meeting planners to attend. It is just like thrown your own great event and you’re responsible for getting the right people there. Must have outbound sales are recruiting experience. Must be comfortable making phone calls and using social media tools to network. Must be able to travel once or twice a month. Must be willing to have fun!

Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@smartmeetings.com.


Sales Operations

Job Description

Sales support for Smart Meetings’ live events, magazines, event planning and digital products. Support the sales team by creating contracts, collecting assets, talking directly with clients. We have products for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and apps. We use Salesforce, Adobe, DoubleClick, HubSpot, Marketo, Pardot, Hootsuite, Cvent, Adobe and etouches to track everything.

Desired Skills and Experience

SmartMeetings promotes and supports face-to-face events so we look for high touch, high service experience.

Some relevant skills:

  • Salesforce
  • Pardot, Marketo, HubSpot
  • HootSuite
  • Sales order management
  • Contracts
  • DoubleClick
  • Adobe Photoshop, creative suite
  • Excel

Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@smartmeetings.com.


Ad Operations

Job Description

Do you love travel? Sales support for Smart Meetings’ live events, magazines, event planning and digital products. Support the sales team by creating contracts, collecting assets, talking directly with clients. We have products for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and apps. We use Salesforce, Adobe, DoubleClick, HubSpot, Marketo, Pardot, Hootsuite, Cvent, Adobe and etouches to track everything. Career growth path into sales or operations.

Desired Skills and Experience

SmartMeetings promotes and supports face-to-face events so we look for high-touch, high-service experience.

  • Salesforce
  • Pardot, Marketo, HubSpot
  • HootSuite
  • Sales order management
  • Contracts
  • DoubleClick
  • Adobe Photoshop, creative suite
  • Excel

Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@smartmeetings.com.


Site Selection Sales

Job Description

Do you have a successful meetings, events, hotel or hospitality sales career and are not completely fulfilled? Come apply your sales skills and impact thousands of hotels at once and discover the media world where your creativity and drive together with your customer service skills are greatly valued. The position is selling site selection services to meeting planners. We offer you the ability to increase your income based on performance, and your stature in this highly visible position. This is the best position in hospitality, when you sell a piece of business, you get paid on it. It’s different from hotels, and that your inventory is in limited to one or several properties. This is a base plus commission position.

Desired Skills and Experience

Smart Meetings has an opening for a salesperson in our events and site selection department. Come help meeting professionals find the right place to meet and inspire them to take their meetings to the next level. This position requires extensive outbound sales effort, tracking in our highly sophisticated CRM system, strong organization skills and clear communication. The position is based in Sausalito, CA, and working remotely is not an option. Having an existing book of business in the group sales area and an extensive network of meeting planners would increase success quickly.

Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@smartmeetings.com.


Sourcing Agent

Job Description

Do you have a successful meetings, events, hotel or hospitality sales career and are not completely fulfilled? Come apply your sales skills and impact thousands of hotels at once and discover the media world where your creativity and drive together with your customer service skills are greatly valued. The position is site selection sourcing services to meeting planners. We help our clients source the perfect home for their next program. Work with our clients RFP’s or help them create one.

Desired Skills and Experience

Smart Meetings has an opening for a site sourcing expert in our events and site selection department. Come help meeting professionals find the right place to meet and inspire them to take their meetings to the next level. This position requires extensive site sourcing experience, tracking in our highly sophisticated CRM system, strong organization skills and clear communication. The position is based in Sausalito, CA, and working remotely is not an option.

Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@smartmeetings.com.


Internships

Events Intern

We plan and execute top notch networking events for meeting professionals to connect with hotels, destinations, and convention and visitor bureaus. We recruit and qualify all meeting professional attendees by researching companies within the host location; identifying and contacting their meeting/event professionals.

You’ll gain experience working with a published media company as well as insight into the travel, hospitality, hotel, meetings and event industries. Depending upon your flexibility and our needs, there is potential for you to enjoy complimentary travel to work with the events team in different event venues throughout the United States. You’ll quickly gain insight and skills on what it takes to be an entrepreneur in today’s world.

Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@smartmeetings.com.

Sales Intern

Are you a motivated student interested in an internship opportunity that offers a broad introduction to an entrepreneurial business? The student will be exposed to all aspects of the business through the internship, but the primary responsibilities will include sales support, planning and implementation. We use Salesforce, so at the end of the internship you will have a strong understanding of how Salesforce is used in the sales organization.

You are a quick thinker with an entrepreneurial attitude, a creative self-starter who is detail-oriented, as well as able to work independently and as a part of a team to achieve results. You have excellent verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to multitask and be flexible.

Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@smartmeetings.com.

Editorial Intern

We are looking for a self-starting editorial intern that cannot wait to get their hands dirty in the publishing world. We look for students that are willing to work diligently, eagerly tackling a wide variety of tasks and writing assignments. Editorial isn’t just writing, so interns that are open to learning new things and contribute do well here. You will work independently and with the rest of the editorial team, so prioritization and collaboration skills are important along with your writing skills.

You should have some writing or journalism experience, as well as some familiarity with print and digital tools. Self-motivated writers with a strong work ethic and a desire to get things done should apply.

Please send your resume, cover letter and three clips to HR@smartmeetings.com.