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Account Executive, Membership Sales - Atlanta Dream WNBA (Atlanta · GA)

Atlanta Dream WNBA Jobs
Sports Jobs in Atlanta · GA
Ticket Sales and Services: Ticket Sales
The Atlanta Dream is a professional Women’s Basketball Team based in Atlanta Georgia and is a place where our team, our fans and our great city come together to represent the community we seek to serve. We enter our 15th year in 2022 with new ownership, new leadership, and a commitment to building the best franchise in the WNBA. We celebrate diversity, represent Atlanta, reward innovation and imagination and aim to empower women both on and off the court.

The Atlanta Dream is seeking a coachable, competitive, collaborative, and motivated Account Executive. The Account Executive will be responsible for maximizing ticket revenue for The Dream through the sale of Full and Half Season Memberships, Partial Plans, Group Tickets, and Premium Seating/Corporate Hospitality.  Revenue goals will be set for the Account Executive and tracked with regular meetings with the Vice President, Ticket Sales and Service.  The Account Executive position is a fantastic opportunity to excel your sales career in the sports industry with an organization committed to professional and career development. 

The Account Executive has a heavy outbound focus with emphasis on prospecting and networking with key business influencers in the Atlanta Metro area to drive new business revenue.  Revenue will be generated via phone (outbound and inbound calls), text, e-mail and face-to-face meetings.  The successful candidate will be an outgoing self-starter with excellent communication skills, be willing to learn and excel in a fast-paced environment, have outstanding attention to detail, and a person that takes great pride in his or her work, regardless of the task, to help achieve individual and team goals.  The successful candidate will have a burning desire to be the absolute best individually and as a team and will be an ultimate team player.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
·        Generate ticket revenue using all sales methods, including face to face appointments, cold calls, arena tours, prospecting, and networking. 
·        Sell new full and half season memberships, partial season memberships, group outings, and luxury suites
·        Meet or exceed annual sales goals
·        Proactively seek new leads through referrals, networking, and prospecting businesses
·        Invite and host qualified prospects to prescheduled sales events
·        Attend networking events in the community to generate new business prospects
·        Maintain accurate and detailed records of all current clients and prospects within our CRM system
·        Relentlessly communicate with prospective ticket buyers and ask questions about their interests in order to strengthen the impact of our CRM solution and increase sales conversions over time
·        Provide excellent customer service to prospects and current clients at all times
·        Consistently and proactively build your pipeline
·        Active involvement in the community to continually build your sales funnel
·        Manage relationships with various accounts to exceed established sales goals; Conduct high amounts of new business meetings and outreach daily
·        Plan, develop, and execute strategic group sales promotions and theme nights by creating a unique offer and targeted sales campaign to a specific niche group or community. 
·        Perform “game day” responsibilities, including entertaining clients and prospects, as well as working ticket sales tables  
·        Provide sales reports and contact status back to management on a daily and weekly basis during Goal Setting Meetings

 
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
The Account Executive must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skill and abilities:
·        Competitive with a strong desire to be the absolute best
·        Team player, collaborative
·        Creative with the ability to think outside the box
·        Highly organized, resourceful, detailed-oriented, quick learner and time management skills
·        Excellent relationship building and customer service skills.
·        Ability to professionally communicate and interact with all levels of management
·        Passion to promote and grow women’s sports
·        In depth knowledge of the sport of basketball a plus



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.




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