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Promotions & Events Account Executive - Greenville Swamp Rabbits (Greenville · SC)

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Spire Sports + Entertainment:  Greenville Swamp Rabbits (ECHL)

Spire Sports + Entertainment and the Greenville Swamp Rabbits seek a Promotions & Events Account Executive. The Promotions & Events Account Executive will be responsible for maximizing ticket revenue for the Swamp Rabbits through the promotion of current Theme Nights, creation of New Event + Hosting opportunities, sales of Group Tickets, Event Suites, and In-Game Programs. Revenue goals will be set for the Promotions & Events Account Executive and tracked with regular meetings with the Vice President.
The Promotions & Events Account Executive is a relationship builder, someone who can connect with the Upstate community, schools, and other groups and help them plan an amazing events with the team. The Promotions & Events Account Executive is a party planner, organizer, and is the one willing to put in the effort so that others can enjoy themselves. The Promotions & Events AE is also willing to represent the Swamp Rabbits at various Upstate functions, Galas, and events outside of the traditional work week hours. 
  • Generate group ticket revenue using all sales methods, including face to face appointments, texting, emailing, phone calls, arena tours, prospecting, and networking. 
  • Assist in the Social Media aspects of event and theme night promotions, along with gameday interactive social content 
  • Facilitate Marketing responses and assistance in regards to game operations, event coordination, & Swamp Rabbits Promotions 
  • Manage relationships with various Upstate Organizations to exceed established sales goals; Conduct high amounts of new business meetings and outreach daily
  • Plan, develop, and execute strategic promotions and theme nights by creating a unique offer and targeted sales campaign to a specific niche group or community. 
  • Prospecting to generate new relationships; responsible for hosting client meetings and potential client presentations on a regular basis 
  • Maintain high level of customer service to existing and new clients
  • Perform “game day” responsibilities, including entertaining clients and prospects, as well as working ticket sales booths and promotional tables  
  • Attend team, community, and other events for purpose of maximizing sales opportunities
  • Provide sales reports and contact status back to management on a daily and weekly basis during Goal Setting Meetings
  • Assist in the Graphic Design, Voice and Look of various event invitations, promotions, and banners
The Promotions & Events Account Executive must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that she or he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skill and abilities:
  • Highly organized, resourceful, detailed-oriented, quick learner and time management skills
  • Excellent relationship building and customer service skills.
  • Ability to learn in a team environment and adhere to departmental guidelines
  • Ability to professionally communicate and interact with all levels of management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; ability to learn required business systems
  • Graphic Design & Photoshop ability preferred but not required
  • Ability to professionally handle highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Knowledge in Ticketmaster or other ticketing and CRM software preferred
  • A minimum education level of: A minimum education level of: BA/BS Degree (4-year)
  • 0-2 years of related work/internship experience.
  • Must be able to work game nights, weekends, holidays, and select ticket sales and public relations events.
The Swamp Rabbits reserve the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship.  The Swamp Rabbits may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.
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. What are you most proud of that's not on your resume?

  2. Have you done any Graphic Design or Photoshop work or classes in the past? How comfortable are you with the basics of those programs?