Director of Ticket Sales with Minnesota United FC in

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About Us
Professional soccer has been a part of Minnesota for over four decades and Minnesota United is at the forefront of growing the game at all levels. From the first team to the front office to the Development Academy to our work throughout the Twin Cities, the club’s goal remains the same: to inspire and unite our community through the world’s game. We’ll accomplish this through a culture built on accountability, respect, excellence and honesty and by creating a fan experience and connection to the community second to none. In addition to a fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, engaged coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. When it comes to our employees, we value passion, dedication, diversity, resilience and teamwork.
 
Job Description
The Director of Ticket Sales oversees all facets of the development and execution of group ticket sales, new season ticket sales and season ticket wait list growth (The Perserve). This position requires a highly organized, hard-working, dedicated leader to maintain a robust group business. This position will also grow revenue through sales for The Preserve and supporter section season tickets as Allianz Field opens.
 
Responsibilities 
  • Manage team of 8 – 10 Sales Representatives, Account Executives and Managers
  • Assist in managing the overall sales efforts for the ticket sales staff, including directing sales activities, reviewing sales goals and training and mentoring staff
  • Oversee research and implementation plans to generate sales opportunities
  • Organize and present weekly sales updates for VP of Ticket Sales
  • Manage and maintain group sales through the transition to Allianz Field
  • Lead sales team towards organizational goal of 2,400 supporter season tickets 
  • Grow the Preserve, a waiting list for season tickets which provides presale opportunities
  • Provide the highest level of customer service
  • Work closely with all internal departments for cross-promotional initiatives
  • Conduct face-to-face meetings with prospects and existing clients
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or a combination of related education and work experience
  • Previous management of a team in a selling environment
  • Minimum of 3 years ticket sales experience in sports
  • Previous experience and success in selling tickets
  • Ability to train, coach, and motivate ticket sales team
  • Available to work flexible hours, including but not limited to evenings, weekends, and holidays

Preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus, but not required
  • In-market experience
  • New stadium experience
  • Experience with SeatGeek
  • Experience with Salesforce

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. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have previous managment experience in a selling environment?

  3. Are you able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and potential holidays?