If you’re a people person or a fan of numbers, you might be a good fit for our sales team! Primarily focused on creating opportunities with other businesses, our sales team members also spearhead the whole registration process – ensuring the convention brings in people and profit so that we can grow from year to year!


VENDOR SALES
Artist Manager
Summary
This masterpiece of a job puts you in charge of filling the blank canvas that is our Artist’s Alley with local and exotic talent! Prior to the convention, you will liaison with arts-and-crafters and negotiate table sales while keeping participants in the Alley abreast of new developments. During the convention, you will ensure that regulations are followed and that artists are taken care of!
Qualifications

  • A congenial personality and a willingness to network
  • Basic familiarity with convention exhibitor hall layouts
  • Experience using computers to compose documents and correspondence; E-mail client proficiency a huge plus!

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Vendors Manager
Summary
Capitalism comes to Con-Jikan! You’re in charge of selling booth space to interested exhibitors; oftentimes this job requires skill in sales and contract negotiation, but most important is the ability to network and introduce possible vendors to the mutually beneficial relationship that is Con-Jikan. You’ll write and respond to business contacts and file away contracts. During the convention, you’re responsible for making sure vendors have everything they need and nothing that they don’t (i.e. bootlegs/disallowed merch).
Qualifications

  • A congenial personality and a willingness to network
  • Basic familiarity with convention exhibitor hall layouts
  • Experience using computers to compose documents and correspondence; E-mail client proficiency a huge plus!

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MEMBER SALES
Online Sales Manager
Summary
Did you know that Con-Jikan wouldn’t be possible if people didn’t have a secure way to transfer money to our convention? This position requires that you manage our online payment interface, Cons.mx, and translate the purchases made there into fulfillment. Additionally, you would have to enter regular reports into our accounting software so that we’re kept legit!
Qualifications

  • A strong sense for payment processing, accounting, and numbers
  • A basic background in web-based software and troubleshooting
  • Excel know-how and a willingness to learn Quickbooks (if you don’t already know it!)

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Registration Sales Manager
Summary
An attendee’s first experience once they’re through the front doors is the registration desk. Your duty is to make sure that experience is a pleasant one by managing the badging process and the all the minutia that goes along with it. In addition, you’re responsible for recording and depositing the income received at the registration desk.
Qualifications

  • Experience handling money and facilitating data entry
  • Attention to detail and people management skills
  • Familiarity with Point-of-Sale fulfillment and deposit procedures

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PARTNERSHIP SALES
Convention Sales Manager
Summary
Conventions are friends, not rivals! Your position’s primary responsibility is to work with other shows and facilitate working relationships between Con-Jikan and its peers. To do this, you’ll attend nearby shows and promote our brand while seeking out opportunities for partnerships. Post-convention, you’ll put together a report and recommend follow-ups!
Qualifications

  • A congenial personality and a willingness to network
  • Experience with sales and interpersonal advertising
  • Willingness to travel and means of transportation

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Sponsorship Manager
Summary
Cons are built on the shoulders of (relative) giants! The sponsorship manager’s job is to build working relationships between Con-Jikan and the various larger companies that are willing to donate to our cause in exchange for good will, advertising, or both! After the con, you’re tasked with properly thanking the sponsors and delivering reports to ensure them of their meaningful contribution.
Qualifications

  • Experience using computers to compose documents and correspondence; E-mail client proficiency a huge plus!
  • A congenial personality and a willingness to network
  • Christmas card “know-how” and rolodex management skills

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Provisions Manager
Summary
In this delicious position, you’re charged with working with food vendors on-site and off-site to ensure that convention-goers have something to eat! To do this, you must work with the venue for catering options and with food trucks for outsourced food options. Your last task: eat some food, made in a truck!
Qualifications

  • A congenial personality and a willingness to network
  • Experience using computers to compose documents and correspondence; E-mail client proficiency a huge plus!
  • Knowledge of proper food handling policy and procedure

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