Here at The Knot Worldwide, we believe in doing work that matters. In 15 countries around the world, our leading family of brands (The Knot, WeddingWire, Bodas, GigMasters, The Bump, How They Asked, Lasting, and more) inspire, inform, and celebrate our communities as they move through life's milestones. From the proposal to creating a home, and starting a family together, we're there for every step of the journey. Our couples and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.
ABOUT THE ACCOUNT SPECIALIST ROLE AND OUR TEAM:
Are you obsessed with amazing customer service? Are you goal-oriented, self-driven and thrilled by the pursuit of the sale? If yes, read on! GigMasters.com, based in South Norwalk, CT, is seeking a full-time Account Services rock star to join our growing department. The team's mission is to be obsessively focused on providing the absolute best experience for GigMasters' performers and clients, while also exceeding GigMasters' monthly revenue goals. The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of experience in a customer-facing, event planning or inside sales role, a positive attitude and a strong desire to wow users.
Field inbound questions from members, clients and prospects via phone, email, and text
Proactively engage members, clients and prospects via phone and email
Help GigMasters clients find and book the perfect vendors for their special events
Sell new memberships and Featured Profiles to prospective members
Assist existing members with renewal and membership-related issues
Encourage existing members to upgrade their memberships
Ensure service inquiries are handled timely and accurately - with a smile of course!
Suggest efficiency improvements, working with manager to determine best ways to implement
Ensure all tasks are kept up on a daily basis. Develop ways to make tasks more efficient, when possible
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Exceptional problem-solving skills
Strong communications skills, both written and oral
Strong work ethic
Bachelor's degree or higher
1-2 years of experience in a customer-facing, event-planning or inside sales role preferred
Experience with ecommerce sales and metrics preferred
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU:
You deeply understand our users and put them at the center of everything you do. You aim to serve and delight them every day.
You are respectful and act with the highest integrity. If you see something that isn't right, you say something.
You ask questions to understand a perspective and are comfortable respectfully challenging assumptions. You are not turned off by constructive conflict to get to the right answer.
You set clear ambitious goals. You anticipate obstacles, persevere, and are accountable for your commitments.
You aren't afraid to challenge the status quo and know that there's no such thing as failure if you learn from it.
You seek out feedback and never settle in your quest to grow and develop. By being here, you make our company stronger.
WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT US:
The Knot Worldwide offers a unique employee experience and we are deeply proud of our award-winning culture. From flexible vacation and generous parental leave benefits to promoting wellness and giving back to our community, we believe in happiness above all elsein and out of the office.
The Knot Worldwide provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. In addition to federal law requirements, The Knot Worldwide complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The Knot Worldwide expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.
WHO WE ARE:
GigMasters was founded in 1997, so technically we're not a startup, but the fun atmosphere, fast-paced work environment and regular happy hours kind of make us feel like one. We're a tight-knit group. We hold regular company events, and we believe in celebrating company milestones.
GigMasters, part of The Knot Worldwide family, is the marketplace for every event, providing party planners and hosts with an online tool to find entertainment and event services of all kinds. We've helped facilitate over 275,000 bookings and have over 70,000 event vendors, ranging from musicians and photographers to impersonators and magicians. GigMasters empowers people to make a living doing what they love, and we take pride in being able to do so.