Sales Associate - Florida Panthers

Florida Panthers

Full Time
Florida Panthers
Sunrise, FL

Job Details

 

 

The reigning NHL Atlantic Division champions are looking for the next key piece to join the staff and help build the excitement at the BB&T Center. In this fast paced, competitive and fun office culture we are looking for future sales and marketing leaders who want to be a part of something special and start their careers in the sports industry. A Sales Associate at the Florida Panthers will sell new season, partial, group and premium accounts and sell premium/group inventory for concerts and shows. We encourage open communication and expect our Sales Associates to assist in generating new ideas to increase ticket sales while aggressively trying to help the team on the ice by providing a home ice advantage at the BB&T Center. The Sales Associate will generate excitement and drive revenue by selling season packages and groups within a high energy environment to area businesses, individuals and local group/organizations. 

Job Duties

  • Responsible for maximizing revenue through sales of Florida Panthers ticket packages including season tickets, partial plans and group tickets
  • Make 80+ daily outbound calls from provided lists
  • Actively prospect and research new sales leads
  • Proactively work to create new revenue opportunities with existing customers through ticket plans, referrals and the seat relocation program
  • Build relationships to grow account base through repeat business and referrals
  • Meet or exceed weekly and monthly ticket sales goals
  • Set and attend in and out of office sales appointments
  • Handle incoming calls from sales prospects and existing clients
  • Utilize Ticketmaster’s Archtics ticketing software to manage customer accounts
  • Conduct in-arena appointments/tours to assist in closing new business
  • Work games and other events to support ticket sales initiatives
  • Provide excellent service through phone calls, emails, written communication and in-person visits in the office and special event 
  • Networking yourself in the community to increase sales 

Required Knowledge/Skills/Job Qualifications: 

  • Aggressive, competitive and committed to the sports industry
  • Highly motivated with a desire to be successful
  • Strong communication and computer skills
  • Superior time management skills and presentation skills
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed, in addition to traditional business hours
  • Passion for a growth oriented career in sales
  • Detail-oriented and organized; ability to handle several projects at once
  • Any experience working for a team, athletic department or event is beneficial

Education / Experience:  

  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college/university in a related field required 

Minimum of 1-2 years sales experience, preferably in sports/entertainment required

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