The Aspire Group

The Aspire Group

Revenue Generation Associate (University of Illinois)

Playfly Sports - Entry Level
Champaign · IL
Ticket Sales and Services: Ticket Sales
Champaign, IL
Playfly Sports is looking for a Revenue Generation Associate to join our team in Champaign, IL.  
The associate should be passionate about and committed to preserving a culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees.   
Revenue will be generated primarily from outbound phone calls, venue tours, and face-to-face appointments/presentations.  Day-to-day leadership and mentoring of this position will be provided by the Senior Director, Sales and Service. Revenue Generation Associates will receive the tools, programs, and systems necessary to "BE GREAT."
  • Perform outbound calls and service inbound calls for the for all ticketed sports. Inventory available for sale across at this location include, but is not limited to season tickets, renewals, upgrades and add-ons, group tickets, partial/mini-plan ticket packages, and single-game tickets 
  • Meet or exceed weekly and monthly sales goals while exceeding client expectations in value and customer service 
  • Maintain computerized records of all prospects and customers within Ticketing/CRM database 
  • Work home games, performing various ticket sales and service duties as assigned and agreed upon with leadership 
  • Contact area businesses and individuals via phone, in-person appointments and networking events to sell season tickets, corporate, partial plans, and group ticket plans 
  • Execute outbound calls and face-to-fact appointments daily 
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by Leadership Team 
  • Other job-related duties as assigned
  • Experience in ticket sales is preferred but not required  
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred but not required  
  • Desire to grow a career in the sports ticket sales industry or collegiate athletics 
  • Strong work ethic, self-starter, demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • A genuine desire to help people 
  • Computer proficient (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) 
  • Excellent communication, presentation and listening skills 
  • Ability to remain focused on sales goals, work independently and as part of a team.   
  • Ability to encourage collaboration, flexibility, equity, and inclusion that enables colleagues to contribute to their full potential, feel valued, and supported
  • Availability to work outside typical office hours including nights and weekends as needed 
  • The work is sedentary in nature   
  • Walking, standing, bending and carrying of light office items is required 
  • The work is typically performed in an adequately lighted and climate-controlled office environment 
  • May require occasional travel
Playfly Sports is the full-service, leading sports marketing and media company that enables brands to engage with sports fans on a local, regional, and national level through scaled linear, digital, and experiential assets. Playfly Sports drives outcome-based solutions into 90-million households via more than 7,800 live U.S. broadcasts of MLB, NBA, and NHL games; and influences sports fans of all ages through the management of college and high school multimedia rights, uniform branding, and high-profile sports sponsorship platforms. The company introduces high school and college students to career development opportunities in esports through Playfly Esports, operators of North America’s largest college esports league. Playfly Sports has the unique ability to partner, innovate, and advance the aspirations of athletes, brands, academic institutions, and sports fans across the U.S. Playfly Sports is Powered by Partnership. Visit Playfly Sports online at 
At Playfly, we know that a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company is a more innovative and successful one, but more importantly, we believe it’s just the right thing to do. Through conversations, company initiatives, community events and partnerships, policy changes, data analysis, workshops, and support groups, we are dedicated to creating a workplace where everyone can thrive. We are here for the long haul and to do the meaningful work that creates true institutional change within our workplace, with our partners, and in the communities we serve.  
Playfly Sports affirms that inequality is detrimental to our associates, our clients, and the communities we serve. Our goal is to impact lasting change through our actions. Together, we unite for equality and equity. Playfly Sports is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristic, including race, color, genetic information, creed, national origin, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lawful alien status, ancestry, age, marital status, or protected veteran status and will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of a disability. We support an inclusive workplace where associates excel based on personal merit, qualifications, experience, ability, and job performance.  
Playfly Sports is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals, and as part of this commitment, Playfly Sports will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact [email protected]

Job Questions:

  1. Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?

  2. Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?