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Director of Ticket Sales - Altoona Curve (Altoona · PA)

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Ticket Sales and Services: Ticket Sales Management
The Altoona Curve, Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, is accepting interest from candidates for our Director of Ticket Sales position. Established in 1999, the Curve are proud members of the Eastern League and have won awards for promotional and organizational excellence. We are looking for a leader with a track record of sales success to guide our regionally-oriented ticket staff. The successful candidate must have experience in professional or collegiate sports sales. The Director of Ticket Sales is responsible for the following duties with our club:
  •  Selling of season tickets, partial season tickets, group event tickets (including picnics), nightly suite rentals, flexbook ticket voucher plans, and all other ticket-related products
  •  Directing a five-person ticket sales staff which has local and regional sales clients and territories
  •  Establishing with the Assistant General Manager weekly, monthly, and annual sales goals for the ticket sales department
  •  Oversight of ticket office and ticket system operations including direction of the box office manager, two seasonal box office interns, and use of the Ticket Return system
  •  Responsibility for sales to own regional territory to include regular visits to that territory for interaction with civic clubs, chambers of commerce, and other community leaders
  •  Management, sales, and service to retain and grow a large, current (renewal) client base
  •  New business cultivation through meeting with new businesses, attendance of business-to-business events, and use of internal and external lead lists
  • Conduct regular departmental staff meetings with box office manager and ticket associates
  • Direction and set-up of group picnic areas for each game
  • Communication with the concessions department regarding group food and beverage reservations for each game
  • Leadership of events exclusive to season ticket holders
  • Oversight of the execution of ticket-related clubs such as the Kids’ Club and Silver Steamers Club
  •  Other responsibilities as directed by the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager