POSITION TITLE: Account Executive, Group Sales
DEPARTMENT: Group Sales
REPORTS TO: Director, Group Sales
Sunrise Sports & Entertainment provides an unrivaled environment for sales professionals interested in the sports and entertainment industry.
The group sales environment at SSE caters to high-energy, aggressive and innovative professionals that can take advantage of the organization’s unique ability to customize and integrate sports and entertainment group ticket packages. With 125-plus events each year, the most aggressive commission structure available, endless opportunities for growth, upward mobility and career advancement; SSE is the ideal home for any true sales professional. Throughout its history, SSE has proven to be a training ground for top-notch industry executives and sales performers both internally and externally. We welcome the interest of any and all qualified candidates.
JOB DESCRIPTION / REQUIREMENTS:
Build new relationships through cold calling, networking, social media, appointments and building tours.
Cultivates professional relationships with current and potential clients to build strong sales pipeline.
Meet or exceed assigned sales goals for all ticket products (Groups, Plans, and Premium Seating).
Involvement in game day activities, promotions for the Florida Panthers and BB&T Center and outside functions including luncheons, business shows, conventions, etc.
Maintain high level of customer service.
Assist with other projects, as assigned.
At least one (1) year full-time sports sales experience required
Strong work ethic and a desire to build a career in professional sports
Passion for sales and creativity
Highly coachable, team player
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of Arcthics ticketing system, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, preferred
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Ability to work nights, weekends and Holidays
Proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking French a plus