Employment

Any and all employment opportunities at The Classic Center can be found below, along with application instructions.

Part-Time Position Applications


Applications for part-time employment can be completed and submitted by clicking here.

Full-Time Position Applications


As full-time positions become open, they will be listed below; please follow the instructions listed within the job description. 

Internship Applications


As internships become open, they will be listed on the Internship Information and Applications page

Employee and Internship Background Investigation Policy Statement 


It shall be a condition of employment and internships with The Classic Center to submit to a background investigation. Offers of employment shall be conditional pending the results of the background investigation, which shall include, at a minimum, the following:
  • A state and federal criminal history check covering a minimum of seven (7) years;
  • A nationwide sex offender search

The Mission of The Classic Center


The Classic Center Authority shall enhance the quality of life in Athens-Clarke County by serving as the cultural, civic, and social center of the Southeast and by generating maximum economic impact.
 

Brand Statement


"Through a thoughtfully planned and conveniently placed facility, located in a uniquely vibrant and charming cultural environment and a proactive, creative approach to customer service, The Classic Center elevates the experience of events to exceed the expectations of our guests."

Core Values


Hospitality, Teamwork, and Servant-Style Leadership




Employment Opportunities

  1. Convention Sales Account Executive
  2. Levy Restaurants Server
  3. Levy Restaurants Dishwashers
  4. Parking Attendant

DEPARTMENT: Sales

JOB TITLE: Convention Sales Account Executive                                                            FLSA STATUS: Exempt

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Convention Sales Account Executive will be selling space rental and packaging for The Classic Center, specifically focused on contacting, negotiating and building relationships with new and existing accounts. This position requires a proactive, motivated and skilled salesperson adept at meeting and exceeding stated deliverables on a regimented timeline.

TYPICAL WORK ROUTINE INCLUDES, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  1.  Solicit new and existing accounts to meet and exceed space rent goals through telephone prospecting, outside sales calls and written communication.
  2. Maximize space rent by selling all facets of The Classic Center; working with the individual needs of each client and exceeding expectations.
  3. Build and sustain customer relationships at multiple levels. Foster ongoing relationships through persistence, professionalism and organization. Follow-up with accounts on a regular basis.
  4. Coordinate with the Sales Team members to effectively and efficiently process incoming sales business.
  5. Exceed stated benchmarking expectations on monthly and yearly basis. Work with Sales Team in order to prioritize and execute sales calls, maintain account relationships and increase new account sales.
  6. Communicate both verbally and in writing to team members to ensure high quality of service to customers.
  7. Be familiar with industry trends, competition and key customers within the region. Target selected customers for sales calls, ensuring focused delivery and execution of sales pitch.

Other Responsibilities:

The Convention Sales Account Executive will work closely with the Director of Sales to target selected customer groups throughout the year. The Convention Sales Account Executive will be familiar with all operating policies and procedures of The Classic Center and will perform such other duties, functions and special projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Sales and/or the Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1.  Minimum high school education or GED, with one (1) year outside sales or B2B/ hospitality sales environment. College degree preferred.
  2.  Ability to handle multiple priorities and follow directions with minimum instructions. Ability to work independently as necessary.
  3.  Proven track record or meeting and exceeding sales quota. Demonstrated collaboration and negotiation skills.
  4.  Positive attitude, high motivation level and a passion for The Classic Center.
  5.  This position requires frequent walking and standing. This position requires lifting and carrying objects up to 10 lbs.
  6.  Proficient with computer software programs, including, but not limited to Microsoft Office.
  7. Able to hear, see, and to read and write English.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to Employee Resume Submission