• Sales Assistant for Event Sales

    Job Location(s) US-NV-Las Vegas
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/3/2018 12:48 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Sales Support
  • Overview

    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.


    • Responding to and notifying Account Executives of customer inquiries.
    • Coordinating and confirming sales quotes.
    • Updating, maintaining and closing event files.
    • Coordinating delivery and pick-ups with Operations.
    • Preparing sales reports and opportunity reports and CORT Furniture Rental referral and relocation trackers.
    • Maintaining, updating and synchronizing customer relationship database(s) for Account Executives.
    • Communicating with Account Executives to review client, order, and project status.
    • Resolving order and inventory problems by investigating data and history; identifying alternate means for filling orders; notifying managers and customers.
    • Providing product and pricing information by clarifying customer requests; selecting appropriate information; forwarding information and answering questions.


    • Associate College degree 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 www.CORTevents.com.

     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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