Lynx Sales and Service Senior Account Executive with MN Timberwolves & Lynx in Minneapolis, MN

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Ticket Sales and Services: Ticket Sales
Why Join the Pack?
At this organization, we do things a bit differently. We're not your typical sports franchise pouring all of our focus into the playing stage. We're about uniting together to push the culture forward, challenge the status quo, and accomplish things most didn't think was possible. Whether you're blazing trails in ticket sales, creating for our brands, or using your passion to elevate our vision, your contributions will always shine bright. Together, we are on a journey where chasing greatness is constant and breaking new grounds is a norm. Are you ready to bring your passion and creativity to the Pack? 

The salary will increase by $15,000 within your first 90 days of employment.

The primary focus of this position is for you to develop and cultivate client relationships in the Minneapolis/St. Paul and surrounding areas with the focus on growing new revenue and servicing Full, Partial and Group Ticket Inventory for the Minnesota Lynx. We are looking for a driven, ambitious and passionate individual to join our dynamic team.

What would you do?
Reasonable accommodations may be made to you to perform these essential functions:
  • You will be responsible for growing new business revenue in full and partial season memberships, as well as group sales by researching individuals, companies and industries
  • Make cold calls to potential clients, as well as past clients to generate new ticket revenue
  • Attend charity events and networking events, conduct professional meetings with potential clients to maximize revenue growth
  • Exceed minimum weekly activity expectations in place (high phone call volume, sending emails, appointments, etc.)
  • Create unique touch points to maximize our customer service experience, promptly responding to requests or communications, and establishing a dynamic relationship with all customers
  • Staff all home games, member & promotional events, performing various sales and service functions throughout the game
  • Document all communication Client Relationship Management (CRM) system
  • Collaborate with management on annual department sales plans
  • Participate in monthly league calls and report back to the group on best practices.
  • Act as a subject matter expert and mentor for other account executives & lead bi-weekly department sales and service meetings. Assist in the training of other Lynx Sales & Service members.

What are your proficiencies or equivalent experiences?
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Minimum of three years sales and customer service experience preferred. 
  • Preference given to applicants with experience working in sports at the professional, minor league or collegiate level.
  • Positive attitude and a desire to succeed is required.
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal skills required.
  • Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  • Knowledge of CRM and BackOffice is ideal.

Other important information about the job:
EEO Statement: The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx embraces diversity and inclusion, and are proud to be an equal employment opportunity organization. We care deeply for all of our employees, products, and community. 

E-Verify Statement: We participate in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to prove that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot prove this, we will give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) to resolve the issue before any action might be taken against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. 

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