SOMERSET PATRIOTS BASEBALL CLUB
GROUP SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
The Somerset Patriots (New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate) are seeking a Group Sales 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 Eastern League and became the New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate.
- On going solicitation of businesses and group organizations for the purpose of creating new business including group events, season ticket packages and sponsorship partnerships.
- Assist in the creation and implementation of theme nights and special events
- Provide inside support for the Group Sales Department and Ticket Department as a whole
- Assist VP of Ticket Operations with various projects and duties as assigned
- Work and perform assigned event night duties at all Patriots home games and other ballpark events as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree
- Minimum of 1 year of sales experience and/or related internship in the sports industry
- Ability to solicit new business on an on going basis through cold calling and in person sales
- 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 and off hours
- Knowledge of and experience with youth leagues, schools, churches, civic organizations and recreation departments a plus
Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a base salary plus commissions. 401 K Plan and Health Benefits are also available.