Group Sales and Rentals Assistant Position | Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Group Sales and Rentals Assistant
Position Title: Group Sales and Rentals Assistant
Department: Marketing
Position Status: Part-time, non-benefitted

Rental Responsibilities:

  • Works during rentals to admit/greet groups entering the Zoo
  • Supervise operations of rental events and oversees Zoo functions
  • Provides input on the imporvement of rental programs
  • Prepares and tests sound equipment
  • Helps post rentals and group sales signage throughout the Zoo
  • Meets entertainment and others to help unload
  • Assists grounds and catering with setup as described by Group Sales and Rentals Coordinator
  • Helps with locking up buildings and break down of rentals
  • Meet with potential clients, conduct facility tours, and make sales presentations
  • Complete event contracts, follow-up with clients, and design event layouts
  • Assist with Marketing Department events as needed

Group Sales Responsibilities:

  • Answers the group sales hotline
  • Mails group sales information to groups
  • Copies, folds and stuffs group sales literature
  • Updates pavilion signage

Other Duties:

  • Handle small animals for special events, rentals and marketing appearances
  • Work with customers to meet their needs, make suggestions, and ensure that we exceed expectations


  • Must have a strong work ethic and be available Friday-Sunday, 24-30 hours per week
  • Strong communication, conflict resolution, teamwork skills and initiative are essential
  • A valid driver's license is required
  • A high school diploma is required, Business or Liberal Arts degree in Hospitality, Hotel, Restaurant Management or related field is preferred
  • Other preferred skills are meeting planning experience, sales skills, and flexibility
  • Must be able to have exposure to outdoor temperatures


Submit resume to:

Zoological Society of Pittsburgh
Human Resources Department
One Wild Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15206


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