Edmonton Oilers

Edmonton Oilers

Account Executive, Group Sales

Edmonton Oilers - Entry Level
Edmonton · AB · Canada
Ticket Sales and Services: Ticket Sales
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OEG Inc. delivers North America’s leading sports and entertainment experiences to connect our fans to their passions. Located in the heart of the ICE District, OEG owns the 5-time Stanley Cup Champion Edmonton Oilers, the WHL’s three-time Memorial Cup Champion Edmonton Oil Kings, and the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors. OEG operates Rogers Place, North America’s premier and most technologically advanced sports and entertainment venue. The 18,647 seat, $480 million arena is among the most technologically enabled sports facilities in North America as well as the first LEED Silver-certified NHL Facility in Canada.

ROLE SUMMARY

The Account Executive, Group Sales drives revenue primarily through the group sales of ticket packages for the Edmonton Oilers or Edmonton Oil Kings. This Account Executive will specialize in planning, selling and executing group sales initiatives and experiences for our fans.

WHO YOU ARE

  • You have a passion for sales.
  • You are a trusted team player always ready to collaborate and share. 
  • You are eager to hunt and close new business opportunities.
  • You are customer-centric, both internal and external.
  • You enjoy working in a competitive and fun sales environment.
  • You are both logical and creative when it comes to problem-solving.
  • You are a lifelong learner and are eager to teach yourself, and others, new skills.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITES

  • Primarily responsible for Group Ticket Sales for OEG
  • Responsible for B2B Season Seat and Partial Plan sales during the spring selling season
  • Creates and builds relationships with new and existing group sales clients and prospects
  • Completes prospect communication via phone calls, emails and social selling techniques
  • Plans and executes group sales experiences
  • Participates in in-game visits
  • Responsible for upselling current clients

OTHER SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

  • You understand that the professional sports & entertainment industry often results in odd and unpredictable working hours (evenings, weekends, holidays, etc.).
  • Humility – The ability to work as a productive team member and strive to develop each day
  • Desire – The willingness to go above and beyond for clients, teammates and yourself. The will to win.
  • Self-Awareness – The ability to understand and appropriately react to the social dynamics of internal interactions and peer-to-peer relations.
  • Strong relationship building skills, including listening, presenting, written and communication skills

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma is an asset 
  • Must have access to a vehicle and a motor vehicle license for Alberta (or ability to obtain one prior to employment).

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • 100% Employer-paid Health Benefit Plans
  • RSP Matching Program
  • Flexibility & hybrid work model
  • Oilers, Oil Kings, and Live Entertainment ticket options 
  • Healthcare and Lifestyle Spending Account Options
  • On-Site secured parking and/or transit allowance
  • On-Site gym
  • Beautiful office space located in Rogers Place – with easy access to the LRT
  • Dog-friendly office space with an on-site dog park
  • Social team culture + employee events

NEXT STEPS

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Those moving forward in the process will be contacted by a member of our team. 

Experience

Preferred
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