Inside Sales with SPARKS LASPORTS, LLC in Los Angeles, CA

Sports Jobs in Los Angeles, CA
Ticket Sales and Services: Ticket Sales
Overall Objectives: 
The Sales Associate, Inside Sales is responsible for generating new business and assists with achieving overall sales and attendance goals of the Los Angeles Sparks by selling all Sparks ticket products including, but not limited to, season ticket memberships, mini plans and groups.  As a leadership team, we’re committed to the process of developing our sales executives on both a personal and professional level, while exposing our staff to the most comprehensive training regimen in all of sports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Sell a full menu of ticket products including, but not limited to season ticket memberships, mini plans, and group tickets.
  • Make cold calls, attend charity events and networking events, conduct professional meetings with potential clients.
  • Meet weekly productivity requirements for out-bound call volume, and appointments.  
  • Build and maintain relationships which result in trial, purchase and repeat business.
  • Deliver excellent customer service.
  • Work events and games as assigned to support ticket sales efforts.
  • Assist with the preparation and execution of game day experiences.
  • Track all sales notes in our customer relations program.
  • Meet or exceed assigned sales goals for all ticket products.
  • Participate in ongoing sales and service training and other professional development opportunities.

Qualifications and Requirements: 
  • 4 year college degree or combination of equivalent education and experience.
  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Show initiative and be a self-starter.
  • Possess creative, strategic and quantitative skills sets.
  • Demonstrate a positive and team-oriented attitude.
  • Able to work evenings and weekends. 

Compensation and Benefits
This position is a minimum wage position.  Current minimum wage for Los Angeles is $13.25. Commission is paid on goals set by management.  Included benefits are parking and eligibility to participate in the Sparks 401(k) after 30 days of employment.

Work Environment
This job operates in a professional office environment.  Office hours are typically Monday – Friday from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  In addition to working office hours staff are required to work Sparks home games, in addition to external events including but not limited to: charity and networking events.  Work is generally sedentary in nature.  The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.  Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.  This job also operates in a sports arena which includes bleachers/steps.

Physical Demands 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone.  The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position as well as operate computers and other office equipment, such as a copy machine, printer and telephone.  Staff will frequently ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena both on event days and non-event days.  Staff may occasionally move boxes of merchandise/rewards for members weighing up to 20 pounds.

Position may be required some travel within the local area to meet prospects or ticket members.

EEO Statement
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. 

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