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Facility Operations/Security: Facility/Venue Management
Commercial Real Estate & Project Manager - Detroit Lions (Detroit, MI)

DESCRIPTION:

Ford Field Management, LLC is Detroit’s premier sports and entertainment destination and is the game day home of the Detroit Lions.  Throughout the year, Ford Field hosts events such as concerts, motorsports, college sports, high school and college graduations, and more.  Ford Field also has space available for commercial real estate, conferences, meetings, and banquets. 

Ford Field Management and the Detroit Lions currently have a need for a Commercial Real Estate (CRE) & Project Manager.  This position is based out of the Ford Field stadium located in Downtown Detroit.  This position will report to the VP Operations.

 

SUMMARY:

The CRE & Project Manager will be responsible for managing and overseeing all aspects of planned facility modifications and construction projects at Ford Field. In this role, the CRE & Project Manager functions as a liaison between contractors and stakeholders (Ford Field, DLI Properties, Detroit Lions, and building tenants) and other firms working on the premises to ensure relevant communication and project coordination and management is handled seamlessly mitigating downtimes and facility occupant impact. This individual ensures facility upgrades & renovations are properly scoped, planned, costed and are completed on time, on budget and to a first class standard.  The CRE & Project Manager will also be responsible for managing the tenant contracting process, along with handling the needs and communication with the tenants that work and/or park at Ford Field facilities. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (including, but not limited to):

The CRE & Project Manager position will have daily responsibilities including the following:

Tenant Relations- Main contact for tenants regarding building information to include:

  • Processing of work orders and invoices related to CRE Operation

  • Oversight of the Ford Field CRE budget

  • Day-to-day tenant communication

  • Coordination of tenant related construction projects

  • Event planning & coordination (Tenant Appreciation Happy Hours, Tournaments, etc)

  • Develop audit processes in line with Class A properties

  • Serve as main liaison for Tenant managers regarding Ford Field maintenance, housekeeping, operations, emergency procedures and security.

  • Complete strategic plan regarding the leasing of remaining office space and to effectively prepare and plan for the end of existing leases

Project Management Duties

  • Facilitating of contractors and administrative duties related to stadium projects

  • Management of City Permitting processes

  • Project Management for all Food & Beverage/Merchandise Contractor projects

  • Project Management for select stadium renovation projects

  • Maintenance of all blueprints and Auto Cad drawings for Ford Field and ensure the update of all drawings to reflect As-Built conditions

  • Gameday duties as assigned

  • Works closely with DLI Properties, Contractors, subs and vendors to ensure that all health and safety requirements are met during active construction projects and that impacts of planned facility work are mitigated to the greatest extent possible.
  • Understands the facility operation, physical space and special event schedule and works to identify building impacts and effectively communicates to stakeholders and facility staff.
  • Provides input into the capital budgeting process.
  • Assists in the creation of new projects to develop scope, goals and deliverables that support business initiatives in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Organizes and maintains facility CAD drawings and is the primary point of contact for copy requests.
  • Ensures all project deliverables (drawdowns, samples, attic stock, drawings, O+M manuals) are acquired post construction.
  • Ability to work irregular hours according to the event schedule to include weekends, evenings and holidays.

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other duties as assigned

GENERAL ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and develop solutions quickly and effectively

  • Strong oral and written communications skills.  This includes the ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen and get clarification, as well as the ability to write clearly and informatively

  • Ability to negotiate with clients and maintain effective working relationships

  • Strong customer services skills and ability

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, tenants, and fans

  • Must have the ability to work independently and willingness to take direction

  • Will successfully manage multiple priorities in a professional manner and organize work effectively and efficiently

  • Ability to operate portable radios, telephones, scanners, copiers, computers and other office equipment associated with the responsibilities

REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Minimum 3 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
  2. Four year degree, PM or PMP certification required.
  3. Proficiency using AutoCAD required.
  4. Must be able to manage multiple projects with competing priorities and discern critical needs and communications and respond accordingly.
  5. Proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  6. Outstanding time management skills, including the ability to prioritize clients’ needs, projects, and resources.
  7. Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of internal and external clients.
  8. Strong administrative and computer skills to effectively manage the project data and provide detailed follow-up on all requests, projects, and costs.
  9. Good working knowledge of carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and building systems (e.g. HVAC, Boilers, Fire suppression systems etc.).
  10. Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety practices associated with facility maintenance and operations.
  11. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  12. Ability to work evenings, weekends and holidays based on events and scope of projects.
  13. May require work out of both the Ford Field Management Office and the Allen Park Training Facility

To Apply:

Please provide a copy of your resume along with a cover letter detailing your interest and related experience to the position.  Those that do not provide a cover letter will not be considered.

Due to the high volume or resumes received, we regret that we are unable to update candidates on the status of their application.  Those selected for further consideration will be contacted.  NO CALLS or EMAILS PLEASE.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in Facilities Management, Engineering, Commercial Real Estate Management or a related field, along with PM or PMP certification?

2. Do you have at least 3 years of previous professional experience in Project Management?

3. What excites you most about Ford Field/ The Detroit Lions in regard to the CRE & Project Manager opportunity?

4. What are your salary expectations for this position? Candidates who fail to provide an appropriate response will not be eligible for consideration.

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Internships: Any Internship
INTERN- Events - Detroit Lions (Detroit, MI)

Description:
Ford Field Management, LLC is Detroit’s premier sports and entertainment destination and is the game day home of the Detroit Lions.  Throughout the year, Ford Field hosts events such as concerts, motorsports, college sports, high school and college graduations, and more.  Ford Field also has space available for conferences, meetings, and banquets.  Ford Field has hosted major events such as Super Bowl XL and the 2009 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four.  The Detroit Lions are the only NFL team to own, host and operate a college football bowl game in the Quick Lane Bowl, which features teams from the Big Ten and ACC conferences.

Ford Field Management and the Detroit Lions currently have a need for an Event Intern.  This position is based out of the Ford Field stadium located in Downtown Detroit.  We will be accepting resumes for this position until 11:59 PM on Tuesday, June 28th.

 

Summary of Position:

This position is responsible for supporting the Executive Director of the Quick Lane Bowl and Events and Events team with services directly relating to Events.  Work will include coordinating event services with other departments: operations, catering, marketing, parking, merchandise, premium sales, sponsorship, broadcasting, facility services, security, housekeeping, IT, etc. Work may be reviewed through oral feedback, throughout meetings and by evidence of event client and team member satisfaction.

Hours/Duration of Position:

This is a full-time internship working approximately 40 hours per week. The internship would begin on or around August 1st, 2016 and end approximately January 13, 2017. This position is based at Ford Field in Detroit, MI. This is a paid position.

Working Events (calendar subject to change):

  • All Home Lions Games

  • Kenny Chesney Concert

  • DPS Football Championship

  • Catholic League Football Championships

  • Luke Bryan Concert

  • Michigan Competing Band Association

  • PAL Championship

  • MHSAA Football Championships

  • MAC Championship

  • Quick Lane Bowl

  • Monster Jam

 

Concerts & Major Events:

  • Assist the event lead for certain events, to work directly with the client (pre-determined by employer) and delegate all client needs to the appropriate departments as necessary. 

  • Assist the Operations Manager to supervise and coordinate operational and logistical elements for street parties that are held the day of the event. 

  • Grassroots marketing including social media (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram) implementation for various events as needed. 

  • Game Management liaison for major sporting events.  Assist with team bands, travel arrangements, equipment, practice, and game logistics.

  • Assemble décor RFPs for major events and negotiate pricing to determine the best candidate for bid. 

  • Signage – Ensure that all necessary signage is created and displayed for all major events to accommodate guests.

     

    Detroit Lions Events:

  • Training Camp – Assist in the set-up/tear down of equipment and activation of promotional elements

  • Detroit Lions Pregame Tailgates – Assist in managing operational and logistical elements for tailgates on Brush Street prior to Lions games. Includes chalking the street, determining vendor booth locations, making sure all vendors adhere to the NFL Best Practices and Ford Field guidelines, and maintaining a safe environment for all guests.

  • Promote and activate the Quick Lane Bowl trophy and tickets during Detroit Lions games

  • Assist visiting teams and Lions equipment team with load-in, and ensure all needs are taken care of until they depart the stadium.

  • Work with Operations team to secure and negotiate competitive bids for equipment needed for training camp and Lions games. May include bleachers, tents, golf carts, signs/banners, crowd barrier, portable restrooms, and all other items that may be needed.

    Quick Lane Bowl:

  • Create social media calendar and execute on all social channels while setting benchmarks to increase number of likes and followers

  • Create, manage and update content on Quicklanebowl.com

  • Organize and inventory all Quick Lane Bowl merchandise

  • Coordinate logistics with Quick Lane Bowl and the community: Detroit PAL and QLB Fundraiser

  • Game Management: Coordinate School bands practice, team equipment, game officials, gift distribution, signage

  • Take lead on one or more travel party/ancillary events

  • Work with the DMCVB to secure and sign up volunteers for week-of events

  • Secure and coordinate team late-night snacks including trade value, logistics and delivery to hotels

  • Coordinate team “Meijer” snack bags: secure quantities and payment of snack items

  • Encourage, promote and handle post-event merchandise sales 

 Other Duties:

  • Ensure that the Ford Field Event website is updated with all necessary event information: ticket information, parking/traffic information, entrances, etc.

  • Assist in Operations Center for Lions games, as well as other major events.

  • Analyze post event feedback from each event and determine which operational items can be performed more efficiently in the future.

  • Assist with daily general office duties and operational needs of the Events department, including making copies, filing, creation and hanging event signage, front office coverage and phone/email correspondence

  • Answer main telephone and transfer calls at the reception desk when asked to do so

     

Qualifications:

  • Strong guest service skills.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and guests.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Ability to work independently; to perform multiple, unrelated duties at the same time, and to organize work effectively and efficiently.

  • Ability to use MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Adobe). 

  • Ability to negotiate with clients and maintain effective working relationships.

  • Ability to operate portable radios, telephones, fax machines, computers, and other office equipment associated with responsibilities.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and able to juggle, shift gears and maintain a sense of humor 

  • Ability to work with a flexible schedule in order to be available for scheduled events, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Communications, Marketing, Event Management or related field preferred
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays required
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher, including Outlook, Internet Explorer and Adobe Illustrator)
  • Prior event management experience strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

To apply

To apply, please provide a copy of your resume along with a cover letter detailing your interest and related experience to the position.

NO EMAIL OR CALL INQUIRIES PLEASE.  Due to the high volume of resumes received, we regret that we are unable to update you on the status of your candidacy or confirm that your resume was received. Candidates who are selected for further consideration will be contacted directly.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a Bachelor degree in Communications, Marketing, Event Management or related field?

2. Do you have previous experience assisting in the coordination of a large event? If so, please provide details including the size of the event and the duties you were responsible for.

3. Do you currently have transportation and housing in the metro Detroit area for the duration of this internship?

4. Are you available to work the hours required for this position?

5. What excites you most about the Detroit Lions in regard to the Event Internship opportunity?

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Internships: Any Internship
INTERN- Sales & Service - Detroit Lions (Detroit, MI)

Ford Field Management, LLC is Detroit’s premier sports and entertainment destination and is the game day home of the Detroit Lions.  Throughout the year, Ford Field hosts events such as concerts, motorsports, college and high school sports, high school and college graduations, and more.  Ford Field also has space available for conferences, meetings, and banquets.  Ford Field has hosted major events such as Super Bowl XL and the 2009 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four.

Ford Field Management and the Detroit Lions currently have a need for a Sales & Service Intern.  This position is based out of the Ford Field stadium located in Downtown Detroit.  This position will report to the Director of Ticketing & Fan Engagement a short-term 40-hours-per-week paid internship that will run from August 2016 through mid-January 2017. Candidates must have the ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of this position which will include working major scheduled events on nights, weekends, and holidays. 

This Internship may require work out of both the Ford Field Management Office and the Allen Park Training Facility.

Candidates must provide own housing and transportation to and from Allen Park and Ford Field. Preference will be given to local candidates.

SUMMARY:

The Sales & Service Intern position is responsible for assisting in the execution of a year-round engagement program as well as carrying out daily functions of the Ticketing Department. This position will play a large part in the overall success in executing events, game day responsibilities, and analytical tasks as well as executing service related functions

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (including, but not limited to):

The Sales & Service Intern position will have daily responsibilities including, without limitation, the following:

Three core areas of responsibility:

  • Execution of premium hospitality programming and fulfillment

  • Engage in service and retention tasks to procure fulfilment of client needs/requests

  • Statistical and analytic support/research for the Business Strategy team

Assist the Ticketing staff, Guest Services staff, Premium Seating Sales Managers and Suite Services Managers to develop and identify integrated inventory management plans to maximize sales and revenue generating opportunities for all products

Manage, build relationship and execute service initiatives with MGM Grand Tunnel Club accounts

Assist Suite Services Managers with Suite ticket distribution.

Comply with all departmental CRM and guidelines to ensure information is accurate, deliverables are tracked and fulfilled, and account information is up to date

Support sales and service staff in game preparations and fulfillment, including pre-game field passes distribution

Assist in planning and executing Suiteholder events and functions, including but not limited to, Suite Tasting, Suite Administrator Party, Kids Clinics, Suiteholder Trips, and other special receptions

Participate in non-game day sales events, offsite meetings, sales booths. Including but not limited to, open houses, Training Camp, and Draft Day party

Provide administrative support as requested

Generate ideas to promote, sell and service season ticket members, group tickets and suite packages

Involvement in client service calls, customer resolution and client related fulfillment requests

Assist in the creation of reports, documents, and other sales/analytical functions mainly utilizing Excel and other ticketing systems

Strive to continuously build knowledge and skills of the sales profession and the Detroit market  

NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Assist in preparation of contracts and proposals and maintain all quote documentation with accurate pricing and configurations

Manage special projects creating, presenting and executing a strong strategic vision and will work closely with other business units to create synergy and promote integration

Participate in team meetings, generate meeting notes and provide communication updates

Maintain an appropriate level of knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and of web tools and software

Activity present and participate in technology based projects through utilization of Excel, CRM system and Veritix ticketing software

Must be motivated, reliable, and able to work independently or as part of a team

Maintain professionalism when communicating with internal and external contacts

Ability to gather and analyze information skillfully and develop solutions quickly and effectively

Develop & maintain effective working relationship with clients, guests and co-workers in a courteous and professional manner

Ability to assess strengths, weaknesses, set goals, achieve objectives and strive to continuously build knowledge and skills of the sales profession and the market

Must have strong oral and written communications skills.  This includes the ability to listen, speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, possess excellent presentation skills

Meets challenges with resourcefulness and creativity

Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays                                                          

Will keep appropriate information confidential

Will accept other responsibilities and duties required by the supervisor consistent with the objectives and essential functions of this position

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must possess or be pursuing a degree in Business Administration, Communications, Sports Management/Administration, Hospitality, Marketing or related degree

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills along with excellent interpersonal skills with ability to connect with, and relate to, all levels of staff, management, clients, and vendors

Ability to multi-task and effectively adjust to rapidly changing market and business conditions

Team oriented attitude and approach, relationship building skills, and ability to maintain a professional demeanor and appearance

Strength in time management, administrative ability, organization, and customer service skills

Valid Driver’s License and a good driving record

Proficient computer skills including experience with MS Office products, including but not limited to Excel, Word, Outlook, CRM and the ability to learn new programs

Strong proficiency in Excel including experience with vlookups, pivot tables and general data manipulation while providing insight and solution based recommendations of the data

Working knowledge of sales and marketing techniques of entertainment venues preferred

Will adjust schedule as needed to meet work goals and time constraints, including working nights, weekends, and holidays as football schedule directs

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications in Information Technology for consideration.

NO CALLS  OR FOLLOW UP EMAILS PLEASE. Due to the high volume of applicants we receive for internships, we regret that we are unable to update candidates on the status of their application. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sales, Communications or a related field?

2. Do you have experience working in sales? If so, describe your sales experience. This should include how many years of sales experience you have, if your experience is mainly inside or outside sales and the industry or product your sales were focused on.

3. Do you have quantifiable experience with Excel, Veritix or any other ticket management system? If so, please describe how many years you have worked with the system(s) and what specific system(s) you’ve worked with.

4. What would be your key takeaways in this role?

5. What is your compensation expectations for this position? Candidates who fail to provide an appropriate response will not be eligible for consideration.

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Facility Operations/Security: Maintenance
Maintenance Operations - Detroit Lions (Detroit, MI)

Summary:

This position is responsible for assisting with the preventative maintenance and repairs throughout the Ford Field complex. This includes performing all work necessary for the completion of work orders in the Facilities department. Work is performed under the supervision of the Director of Facilities Management.

All applicants must have the ability and willingness to work in a team-centered environment. Applicants are expected to offer help and support to team members whenever necessary, and without being told to do so.

This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week. Overtime may be required. A full benefits package is available.


Essential Functions (including, but not limited to):

The Maintenance Operations position will have daily responsibilities including, without limitation, the following:

  • Assist in the preventative maintenance and repairs of the Ford Field complex
  • Repair golf carts, forklifts, etc.
  • Repairs in the areas of carpentry, plumbing and electrical
  • Paint walls, ceilings, etc. throughout the complex
  • Repair, hang, and take down signage and banners
  • Door and lock repairs
  • Tend to the complex grounds including landscaping and snow removal
  • Assist with stadium conversions
  • Help report inventory needs to the Director of Facilities Management
  • Assist in event Give-A-Ways
  • Assist other trades, as needed
  • Perform related work as required

Nonessential Functions:

  • Perform related work as required

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of procedures, practices and techniques used in stadium maintenance
  • Knowledge of plumbing, electrical, painting and wood working
  • Knowledge of professional grounds keeping practices
  • Knowledge of wall repair, dry wall
  • Knowledge of safe workplace practices and procedures
  • Ability to be “on-site” for all events
  • Ability to communicate with and understand instructions from the Director of Facilities Management and other stadium managers
  • Ability to establish/maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, management and Ford Field guests
  • Ability to work independently, to multi-task and to organize work effectively and efficiently, in order to meet schedules and deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to attend additional training classes
  • Ability to walk, sit, climb, crawl, kneel, squat, bend, and extend arms and legs fully
  • Ability to maneuver through the stadium
  • Ability to use hands to manipulate and effectively use tools and controls
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus
  • Ability to work at high elevations without fear of heights
     

Requirements:

  • High school diploma/G.E.D required

  • Four years of increasingly responsible general maintenance and repairs experience, preferably in a stadium or multi-purpose events facility.  Such experience would normally be gained following completion of the twelfth grade, plus two years of vocational   or technical course work. Other combinations of training and/or experience that can be demonstrated to result in the possession of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position will also be considered.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed

NO EMAIL OR CALL INQUIRIES PLEASE.  Due to the high volume of resumes received, we regret that we are unable to update you on the status of your candidacy or confirm that your resume was received. Candidates who are selected for further consideration will be contacted directly.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a high school diploma/G.E.D? This is a requirement for the position.

2. Do you currently hold a trade license in a field such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, etc?

3. Do you have at least 4 years of experience in general maintenance and repairs?

4. Do you have experience working in a stadium or events facility?

5. Are you able to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed?

6. What are your salary requirements for this position? Candidates who fail to provide an appropriate response will not be eligible for consideration.

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Premium Seating Sales Manager - Detroit Lions (Detroit, MI)

DESCRIPTION:

Ford Field Management, LLC is Detroit’s premier sports and entertainment destination and is the game day home of the Detroit Lions.  Throughout the year, Ford Field hosts events such as concerts, motorsports, college sports, high school and college graduations, and more.  Ford Field also has space available for conferences, meetings, and banquets.  Ford Field has hosted major events such as Super Bowl XL and the 2009 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four.

Ford Field Management and the Detroit Lions currently have a need for a Premium Seating Sales Manager.  This position is based out of the Ford Field stadium located in Downtown Detroit.  This position will report to the Director of Business Development-Premium Seating.   

SUMMARY: 
The Premium Seating Sales Manager will be responsible for meeting all luxury suite and premium sales goals and will directly impact in the growth and expansion of our premium customer base.  This position will work diligently to assure revenue generation and growth, customer satisfaction and long-term account goals that are in line with the company’s overall objectives.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (including, but not limited to):
The Premium Seating Sales Manager position will have daily responsibilities including, without limitation, the following:

  • Directly prospect, present, close and service B2B segment to solicit luxury suite and premium club seat inventory
  • Provides dedicated prospecting and sales efforts for key long term suite and premium seating products to drive long term growth opportunities
  • Involvement in all sales activities, from lead generations through closing the sale
  • Prospecting potential clients via inside and outside sales strategies while developing, establishing and maintaining strong relationships with key contacts
  • Coordinate and execute a minimum of 25 sales calls/1 face to face appointments per day on any and all potential customers through cold calling, prospecting and referrals from current clients
  • Service existing customer base in addition to facilitating the sales renewal process
  • Sell new and existing clients single event suite rentals for all Ford Field events
  • Participate in non-game day sales events, offsite meetings, sales booths, including but not limited to, open houses, training camp and draft day party
  • Entertain prospects and new premium accounts on game day and at Ford Field events to ensure strong personal relationship with client base
  • Attain weekly, monthly and long term suite and premium seating revenue goals

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Will perform other duties as assigned
  • Produce accurate updates on sales pipeline/prospecting activity, sales performance, outside appointment and event recaps, and account management
  • Utilize networking skills, face to face presentations and cold-calling techniques to sell premium inventory
  • Responsible for troubleshooting client concerns and facilitating resolutions
  • Participates in and contributes to sales meetings and training sessions
  • Seeks and implements sales and service best practices
  • Networking at outside events while developing, establishing and maintaining strong relationships with key contacts
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationship with clients, guests, co-workers, etc.
  • Schedule meetings and conduct presentations with prospective clients
  • Primary focus on corporate prospects in the mid-to large market (300-1500+ employees)
  • Inventory focus on long term suite and premium seating with flexibility to sell full menu
  • Expert in prospecting and closing corporate account base
  • Provide information to prospects in a courteous and professional manner
  • Will be working with CRM and Veritix ticketing software

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Will have developed negotiation skills with the demonstrated ability to close a sale
  • Ability to assess strengths and weaknesses, set goals, achieve objectives and strives to continuously build knowledge and skills of the sales profession and the market
  • The ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and develop solutions effectively
  • Shows persistence, overcomes obstacles, and takes calculated risks to accomplish goals
  • Excellent personal motivation with the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment along with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.  This includes the ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen, possess excellent group presentation skills, willingness to actively participate in meetings
  • Meets challenges with resourcefulness and creativity
  • Ability to assess the needs to potential clients and develop recommendations
  • Proven ability to exercise good judgment and willingness to make decisions
  • Experience with a professional sports or entertainment venue preferred
  • Working knowledge of sales and marketing techniques of entertainment venues preferred

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communications, Sports Management or related field
  • At least 3 years of long term suite/premium seating sales success preferably within the B2B segment with a professional sports team preferred
  • A valid Driver’s License and a good driving record
  • Proficient computer skills including experience with MS Office products, including but not limited to, Word, Excel, and Outlook with the ability to learn new programs.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft CRM and Veritix ticketing platform preferred
  • Strength in time management, administrative ability, organization, and customer service skills
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with the public in a professional manner
  • Maintains a professional image and demeanor
  • Strong ability to work well with co-workers and supervisors in a team environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

To Apply

To apply, please submit a copy of your resume along with a cover letter detailing your interest and related experience to the position.

Due to the high volume or resumes received, we regret that we are unable to update candidates on the status of their application. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted. NO CALLS or EMAILS PLEASE.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales, Sports Management or a related field?

2. Do you have experience working in sales? If so, describe your sales experience. This should include how many years of sales experience you have, if your experience is mainly inside or outside sales and the industry or product your sales were focused on.

3. Do you have experience with Veritix or any other ticket management system? If so, please describe how many years you have worked with the system(s) and what specific system(s) you’ve worked with.

4. What is your salary expectation for this position? Candidates who fail to provide an appropriate response will not be eligible for consideration.

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