Account Executive/Outside Sales (Events)-Seattle Region

3 weeks ago(1/2/2018 2:34 PM)
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CORT Trade Show and Event Furnishings, a Berkshire Hathaway company and the nation’s premier provider of short-term furniture rentals for trade shows and events, seeks a phenomenal Outside Sales/Account Executive to join our team to service the Seattle Region and surrounding territories.


This division of CORT specializes in local and national events that span social, corporate and special occasions that have the ability to set trends across the industry’s landscape. 


You have the opportunity to drive engagements like weddings, corporate meetings/conferences and spectacular national events, including professional sports, concerts, movies and the special music industry engagements. 


If this sounds like an industry and work environment that you’d love to break into, please continue reading!


  • Establish relationships and expand business with existing accounts within 90 days
  • Identify untapped markets within assigned territory and grow sales
  • Network with event industry professionals, develop leads and opportunities
  • Prioritize territory routing, maximize time, and provide expedient turn-around and follow-up 
  • Manage pipeline through the entire sales process: opportunity, meeting, presentation, sales, & closing business
  • Connect with gatekeepers and key influencers
  • Collaborate with clients to fulfill their artistic vision
  • Lead effective, persuasive, and detailed presentations 
  • Efficiently prioritize multiple accounts
  • Ensure that clients receive "The Perfect Customer Experince"
  • Must  possess great flexibility and easily adapt to change
  • Self-driven and directed individual who can work in an entrepreneurial environment  


  • Bachelor’s degree OR 2-3 years related service/events industry experience without a degree.
  • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently.
  • Excellent communication and reasoning skills, computer proficiency (Microsoft Office Suite), social media experience, and account development and management skills.
  • Must successfully pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Must have a valid Driver license and use personal vehicle for business. A clean MVR for the last three (3) years.
  • Local candidates to sales territory only need apply.

Additional Information


As part of a national company, CORT Furniture Rental 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. 


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