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Account Executive, Sponsorship Sales - Somerset Patriots Baseball Team (Bridgewater · NJ)

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Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
SOMERSET PATRIOTS BASEBALL CLUB
Account Executive, Sponsorship Sales
The Somerset Patriots (New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate) are seeking an Account Executive to generate revenue through selling group and season ticket packages.  The Somerset Patriots were a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball from 1998-2019.  Starting in 2021, the Patriots joined the Double-A Northeast League and became the New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate.
 
Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
  • On going solicitation of corporations and organizations to secure sponsorship partnerships
  • Manage assigned business accounts to maximize potential revenue
  • Service, maintain, and renew accounts from year to year
  • Develop new and creative ways to market the Patriots
  • Provide inside support for the sponsorship sales and marketing departments
  • Work and perform assigned event night duties
  • Be available to work non-Patriots events at the ballpark as assigned

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of outside sales experience (business to business sales, preferably in professional or collegiate sports)
  • One full season of experience working in professional sports is highly preferred
  • Ability to solicit new business on an on going basis through cold calling and face to face appointments
  • Ability to create professional sales proposals
  • Ability to execute presentations on a sales call
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong leadership, organizational and computer skills
  • A flexible work schedule including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Knowledge of and experience with promotional sales, corporate sponsorship, advertising & special events
Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a base salary plus commissions.  401 K Plan and Health Benefits are also available. 
Please be sure to attach Resumes and Cover Letters when Applying.  
No Phone Calls Please

Job Questions:

  1. Have you worked in professional sports for at least 1 full year (including the off season) (Yes/No)

  2. Have you done any outside sales or business to business sales? (Yes/No)

  3. Do you have any experience in outside or business to business sales? (Yes/No)

  4. If you do not live within commuting distance to Bridgewater, are you willing to relocate at your own expense? (Yes or No) If you do, just answer N/A