Sales & Event Coordinator

1401 Ballentine Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23504, USA Req #20996
Monday, June 27, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Sales & Event Coordinator in the Hampton Roads Area Command Kroc Center.


Under the general direction of the Sales Manager, the Sales and Event Coordinator manages all venue and event sales; promotes events, sources venues, negotiates contracts, recommends and engages food services and catering, acquires supporting technology, and coordinates development of materials to execute a quality event. This individual oversees and supervises staff and the coordination of all facility and Event Service functions to ensure successful events. This person is the client representative to the Kroc Center staff.


Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university


Three to five years of experience in sales.


Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Valid Driver’s License

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of The Salvation Army and its many programs.

Ability to organize and pay attention to details.

Ability to plan, coordinate and evaluate events and projects.

Ability to follow instructions and work with limited supervision.

Ability to prepare effective printed materials for educational and promotional purposes.

Ability to present a positive and professional image of The Salvation Army.

Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary.

Ability to administer a budget and monitor expenditures for compliance with the same.

Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports in an accurate and complete manner.

Ability to clearly communicate roles and responsibilities to individuals and groups.

Ability to plan, schedule, and conduct orientations, meetings, trainings, and public presentations.

Ability to effectively utilize community resources.

Ability to promote awareness and support for Event Services and Member Relations Department.

Ability to be a team player, working collaboratively and proactively in a fast-paced setting.

Mental and Physical Abilities

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.

Ability to speak before large groups in person.

Duties are usually performed seated.Sitting may be relieved by brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.


Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.

Work involves driving a vehicle to special events where there may be physical discomforts associated with changes in weather such as rain, cold, snow, heat or discomforts associated with long-distance trips or heavy traffic.


All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.

*Application Submittal Period: June 27, 2022 – July 11, 2022

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Special Events
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $16.41
  • Max Hiring Rate $20.52
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