Close Date: 24-March-2023 Salary Range: Depends on experience, plus commission
Job Description The Sun Devil Athletics Ticket Sales Team is seeking highly motivated and dedicated Ticket Sales and Service Associate candidates to work and grow a career within the high-energy environment of a Division 1 collegiate ticket sales office. This job posting will be used to hire highly qualified Ticket Sales and Service Associates in the following roles: Account Executives; Group Event and Sales Associates; Inside Sales Associates; and Ticket and Retention Sales Associates. This position adheres to NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations, as well as the policies and procedures of the department, the university and the Arizona Board of Regents.
Department Name SDA Administration
Retain current Season Ticket Holders by building relationships through frequent touchpoints
Provide excellent customer service to Season Ticket Holders
Meet or exceed weekly, monthly, and by sport retention goals while exceeding client expectations in value and customer service.
Retain and grow sales by attracting additional business or grow book of business annually through retention, referrals, upsells, and add-ons.
May meet with existing clients/prospects and tour the facilities with the goal of procuring sales.
Maintain computerized records of all Season Ticket Holders and all interactions within ticketing database and CRM system
Work home games, performing various ticket service duties throughout the game.
Monitor Season Ticket Holder attendance and usage
Perform additional responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Athletic Director of Ticket Sales and Service
Respond to inbound sales calls, respond to inquiries and provides information as requested
Develop and manage a business network for future sales prospects through leads and referrals.
Maintain knowledge of ticket plan programs as well as ticket holder preferences.
Required Minimum Qualifications Associate’s degree in Business or closely related field with three months sales/telemarketing experience in sports tickets, sponsorships or program sales; OR equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access and Outlook).
Ticketing knowledge preferred but not required.
Working knowledge of CRM systems, specifically SalesForce.
Demonstrated knowledge of the practices, methods and techniques of sales and up selling.
Demonstrated knowledge of ASU athletic programs.
Demonstrated knowledge of the standards and techniques of customer service.
Skill in clearly communicating ticket program benefits to close a sale.
Skill in developing and nurturing network of sales leads and prospects.
Experience in delivering sales presentation to various audiences.
Ability to meet established sales quotas and/or promotional objectives.
Evidence of effective verbal communication skills.
Ability to organize and prioritize tasks.
Evidence of a positive attitude and work ethic.
Ability to work well within a team environment.
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, manipulating a computer mouse, and using a telephone.
Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 25 pounds.
Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
May be required to work extended hours (nights, weekends, and possibly holidays).
Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone, and associated computer/technology peripherals.
Department Statement: The Sun Devil Athletics (SDA) programs are elite, high profile Division I programs. By definition, Division I programs are the "best of the best" and the ladder by which athletes ascend to the world of professional sports and international competitions, such as the Olympics and World Cup. Moreover, Arizona State University and SDA compete in the PAC-12 conference. This conference is known for having won more NCAA national championships in team sports than any other conference in history.The vision of SDA is to be a comprehensive perennial top ten NCAA Division I athletics program that empowers Sun Devils to maximize human potential and make a positive impact on our university, community and the world.The mission of SDA is to provide opportunities for student-athletes to achieve at the highest levels of both academic and athletic excellence, thereby providing them with opportunities for personal growth, offering a unifying force to the campus community, and creating a source of pride among and support from the external constituencies of the university. SDA promotes identity, inclusion and expression to build a strong Sun Devil Community reflective of ASU’s charter.SDA affirms ASU’s commitment to equal employment and is fully committed to the principles of student-athlete welfare, institutional control, gender equity and inclusion, ethnic diversity, and sportsmanship. This commitment includes creating an environment where student-athletes contribute to a winning tradition while enhancing the campus and local community and competing in a program having integrity and high ethical standards. SDA is committed to a leadership role within the university, community, the Pac-12 Conference, and the nation. SDA is committed to recruit, retain and develop a gender equitable, inclusive and diversified workforce.ASU offers up to 24 hours of professional development opportunities per year and a competitive benefits package, which includes paid vacation and holidays, health insurance, free mental health resources, employee discounts and more. In particular, ASU offers a generous tuition discount for employees, their spouses, dependents and retirees. Working in SDA also provides unique access to sporting events and athletic-related discounts.For more information on ASU benefits, please visit http://cfo.asu.edu/hr-benefitsenrollment.
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