Account Executive, Ticketing & Premium

Vegas Golden Knights

Full Time
Vegas Golden Knights
Las Vegas, NV

Job Details

Account Executive, Ticketing & Premium

Overview: 

The Vegas Golden Knights is the newest expansion franchise in the National Hockey League (NHL) and the first major professional sports team in the history of Las Vegas and the state of Nevada. The franchise is set to begin play in the fall of 2017 and is seeking the best and brightest candidates to join its business team. We are currently seeking experienced candidates for the role of Account Executive, Ticketing & Premium in preparation for our inaugural 2017-18 season.

Department: Ticketing & Premium
Job Title: Account Executive, Ticketing & Premium
Reports To: Director, Ticketing & Suites

An Account Executive, Ticketing & Premium is directly responsible for generating revenue through the sale of new season ticket and premium seating. This is achieved by providing world class service, learning about and developing excellent relationships with accounts, and delivering customized communications, events, and programs.  Please note this is a Sales and Service position, as generating new business through referrals, add-ons and upgrades will also be an important part of this role.

Responsibilities:

  • Improve year-over-year season ticket member satisfaction
  • Meet and exceed retention and associated revenue goals with assigned account base
  • Present oneself as the key go-to-person for assigned account base
  • Sell Upgrades, Add-Ons, and referrals
  • Build strong relationships with assigned account base through pro-active communication, including seat visits, phone calls, emails and other touchpoints
  • Make a minimum of forty outbound calls per day
  • Effectively communicate all team happenings, events, and member benefits relevant to assigned account base
  • Be pro-active, respond to and resolve all customer complaints, requests, and inquiries from assigned account base; handle difficult fans and situations in a calm and professional manner
  • Ensure ticket member information and data are accurate and complete for assigned accounts
  • Assist in developing and delivering customized benefits, programs and events to drive loyalty within assigned account base
  • Assist in arranging Special Events such as STH Skating Events, Happy Hours, Viewing Parties, Focus Groups, etc.  Includes sending invitations and tracking RSVP’s as well as planning of event set up
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed, in addition to traditional business hours

Required Knowledge/Skills/Job Qualifications:

  • Excellent Communication Skills-interpersonal, verbal, written, sales
  • Problem Solver; Creative; Detail Orientated and a Team Player
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact comfortably and effectively with clients and colleagues
  • Working knowledge of a ticketing system
  • Previous experience with a CRM system (SalesForce, Microsoft CRM, etc)

Education / Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in business/sales/marketing/sports management or similar concentration required.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years ticket sales/service experience, preferably in sports/entertainment required

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