Ticket Sales Internship - Bridgeport Islanders (Bridgeport · CT)

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Bridgeport Islanders
Job Title: Ticket Sales Internship
Position: Internship/Paid
Location: Bridgeport, CT
Experience Desired: College/University Requirement

Our Game Plan
The Bridgeport Islanders, AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders, are looking for a Ticket Sales Intern for the fall semester of the 2021-22 season. This position is paid, and applicants must receive school credit. Office hours will be coordinated with your schedule but should be between 20-25 hours per week. This individual is expected to demonstrate ongoing alignment with the company's mission and core business values, as well as collaborate with key internal/external resources and practice ongoing self development.
How to Make the Team
The Islanders are seeking an outgoing student looking to gain valuable experience working in professional sports. The Ticket Sales Intern will be responsible for assisting the sales team in all aspects of their business including lead generation, data entry, promotional support, ticket reporting, revenue generation and all other duties assigned by management. This individual will also act as a liaison to other individual departments as needed.
Show Us You Can  
  • Organize and maintain sales documents & reports. 
  • Assist with phones and reception during peak periods and game days. 
  • Support Islanders sales team with game day requests, ticket office needs, etc. 
  • Work game nights assisting in sales initiatives, particularly with group sales, and fan experience  execution. 
  • Set-up and staff the sales booth on game nights. 
  • Assisting Islanders staff with fulfillment of Season Ticket Member perks. 
  • Have a firm understanding of our ticket plan options and benefits and communicate that to Flex Plan leads thru phone calls, emails and mailings. 
  • Data entry of ticket leads and follow-up with new plans. 
  • All other duties as assigned by management 
What Skills You’ll Use 
  • Autonomy: Manage your own time, work independently, and prioritize tasks. 
  • Collaboration: Work with other departments to maximize sales revenues. 
  • Accountability: Take complete ownership of your work. 
  • Multi-Tasking: Handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. 
  • Creativity: Contribute to the team with new ideas and concepts. 
  • Leadership: Display leadership qualities and be a team player.  
Your Equipment 
  • High energy and strong work ethic 
  • Holds him/herself as well as the staff accountable to achieving the organizations ticket sales and revenue goals 
  • High ethical standards and commitment to the organization’s core values 
  • Exhibits a team-oriented approach 
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) 
  • Uses appropriate communication tone, manner and channel in all circumstances 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment and as part of a team, taking on tasks at all levels 
Where You’ll Go
You will primarily report to our Bridgeport, CT office, along with: 
  • Attending home games and other events (events can fall on evenings, weekends, and/or holidays) 
What’s In It for You 
  • Bridgeport Islanders Tickets 
  • Being Part of a Growing Team/Business 
  • A Fun and Exciting Atmosphere 
The Fine Print
The Bridgeport Islanders are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.