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Asheville Tourists

Corporate Sales Manager

Asheville Tourists
Asheville, NC
Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Corporate Sponsorship Sales

Note: this job is closed to new applications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Sell sponsorship and advertising packages to corporations
  • Target new businesses and organizations for commitment to packages that include advertising, season tickets, group packages, hospitality areas, all-inclusive suites, and mini plans
  • Managing and grow existing accounts
  • Develop new inventory to sell
  • Creation and development of professional proposals and presentations.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all accounts
  • Respond to and solve guest comments, questions, and concerns
  • Assist with the total operation of all McCormick Field events
  • Manage Game Day staff of 60 employees for all 70 home games
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of one year experience selling corporate sponsorships or tickets in the sports industry
  • A minimum of one year working in professional baseball
  • Four year Bachelors degree required
  • Strong work ethic and burning desire to be successful in professional baseball
  • Aggressiveness, good customer service and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends
  • Good computer skills
  • Professional Baseball experience strongly preferred

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Compensation package includes bonus commision structure, health benefits, and IRA plan.
  • Applicants must submit a cover letter.

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have corporate sales experience?

  3. If so, how many years?

  4. Do you have experience in professional baseball?

  5. If so how many years?

  6. Why do you want this position?

  7. When are you available to start?

  8. Describe your organizational skills.

  9. A minimum of two years experience selling corporate sponsorships or tickets in the sports industry