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Account Executive, Ticket Sales with FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, FL

FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches jobs
Sports Jobs in West Palm Beach, FL
Ticket Sales and Services: Ticket Sales
Department:     Ticket Sales & Operations
Supervisor:      Director, Ticket Sales & Operations
Classification:  Full-time/Exempt

FITTEAM Ballpark of the Palm Beaches is the Spring Training home to the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals.  This two-team location is a state-of-the-art facility designed for year-round use through Spring Training games, amateur baseball, non-baseball sporting events, community events along with banquets, corporate events, weddings and more.
This position is responsible for selling total product ticket plans as well as events held at the FitTeam Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.  An aggressive, experienced sales professional who possesses the ability to establish and grow a client base to its fullest potential; this role will be responsible for new business development through referrals, networking and relationship-building.

Essential Duties/Job Requirements:
  • Generate new business and conduct sales presentations to businesses, organizations and individuals in West Palm Beach and the surrounding marketplace
  • Coordinate and execute sales calls on potential customers through cold calling, prospecting and
referrals from current customers
  • Represent the organization at in-house ballpark events and off-site community events
  • Maintain computerized records of all ticket customers, sales activity and prospects with CRM system
  • Attain individual and department sales goals as set by General Manager
  • Visit prospects and customers during home games/events
  • Must be reliable and exhibit commitment to achieving sales goals/objectives

Supervisory Responsibility:
Future responsibilities may include hiring, training and managing a 2-4 person entry level sales staff

Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ degree in Business (or related) or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum three years’ experience in sales and/or customer service with proven ability to meet sales goals
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent oral communication, customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously in fast-paced environment while meeting tight deadlines
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills; professionalism
  • Proficient computer skills with MS Office experience
  • Consistent and punctual
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Bilingual is a plus

Physical Requirements of the Job:
  • Ability to travel around West Palm Beach and surrounding areas
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and focused vision
  • Majority of time spent in indoor, climate-controlled office environment
  • This position may require walking long distances and standing for long periods of time in a stadium environment
  • Requires ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays

Work Environment
This job operates in an office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and photocopiers.  The noise level is usually moderate but can be loud within the stadium environment. 

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This is a largely sedentary role. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and focused vision. 

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
Ability to work a flexible schedule, including; extended hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Travel
Rare travel maybe expected in this role.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability

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