Sales Associate

New Jersey Devils

Full Time
New Jersey Devils
Newark, NJ

Job Details

WHAT WE ARE ALL ABOUT:

With a proven track record for launching successful and long-term careers, the New Jersey Devils Sales Associate program provides entry-level sports & entertainment executives the opportunity to learn the business side of the professional sports from one of the industry’s most respected and well-connected leadership teams.

The Prudential Center and New Jersey Devils have created an unparalleled work environment - a fast-paced atmosphere that promotes fun, competition, career growth, and a work-hard play-hard mentality. Top sports leaders engage in consistent training and development through personalized one-on-one coaching, fostering personal and professional growth.

The Sales Associate program will build the strong foundation needed for a long and successful career on the revenue generating side of sports & entertainment, in positions such as:

  • Corporate Sponsorship Sales & Activation
  • Premium Seating
  • Sales Leadership (Manager, Director, Vice President)

Home to one of the industry’s most highly regarded executive teams led by Scott O’Neil, the Prudential Center has been a perennial top-ten nationally ranked arena. Hosting the 3-time Stanley Cup Champion New Jersey Devils, NCAA Division I Basketball, and every major concert tour, the Prudential Center will provide you access to it all! Situated just 20-minutes from downtown New York City, and home to some of the top ranked places to live in the United States, this is the perfect place to launch your career!

Devils Arena Entertainment, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sell a full menu of ticket products for the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center, including, but not limited to full, partial, single game suite and group ticket packages.
  • Sales outreach to lists of area companies provided to sell full and partial season ticket packages and group tickets.

  • Utilize social selling tools to generate new lead sources.

  • Proactively create opportunities for new business through up selling opportunities and referrals from existing clients.

  • Contact past customers in order to generate new ticket sales.

  • Effectively follow up with clients and prospective clients in order to build relationships to help provide repeat business and to meet excellent customer service requirements.

  • Cordially and effectively handle incoming sales calls from prospective clients for all ticket sales products. 

  • Conduct in-arena appointments and tours of the Prudential Center to assist in closing new business and developing new relationships.

  • Take advantage of out of office appointments to get face-to-face with prospective buyers

  • Work different New Jersey Devils events and games as assigned to support ticket sales efforts and promotional initiatives. 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Concentration in business/sales/marketing/sports management or similar field is preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact comfortably and effectively with internal and external clients at all levels of an organization.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral. 

  • Extremely coachable and eager to learn every day.

  • Highly motivated individuals with a strong desire to build a career on the revenue generating side of sports business.

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, as required.

CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Certification Not Required

WORKING CONDITIONS

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

  • May be required to travel on rare occasions (<5% travel); trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay for one or more nights.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • This position requires the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The incumbent primarily works in an office environment, however, is expected to attend events that may take place on weekends and holidays.

For more information, please contact: Ted Glick, Senior Manager, Ticket Sales tglick@prucenter.com

 

 

 

 

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