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Vice President of Sales with United States Hockey League Member in Midwest, N/A

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Ticket Sales and Services: Ticket Sales Management
A United States Hockey League (USHL) member club is seeking a Vice President of Sales to drive revenue and help set the course for the organization in corporate sales and hospitality.
 
The USHL member club is seeking a proven leader looking to take the next step in his or her career in the sports industry.  The successful candidate will have experience selling corporate partnerships and hospitality options and a proven track record of achieving goals and developing mutually-beneficial partnerships.  Excellent communication and presentation skills are a must.  The successful candidate will have experience negotiating and closing five and six-figure deals as well as developing creative solutions for smaller entities.
 
The United States Hockey League is the world foremost producer of junior hockey talent.  A record 57 players with USHL ties were selected in the 2018 NHL Draft, and over 95% of USHL players earn Division I opportunities. 
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Lead the organization’s sales efforts, generating revenue through the identification, development and closing of corporate sales and hospitality partnerships
  • Serve as senior member of staff responsible for setting and achieving sales goals and helping to create short and long-term strategic plans for organization
  • Lead team’s efforts on inventory pricing, lead generation, and utilization of all sponsorship/hospitality inventory to maximize revenues
  • Meet or exceed weekly, monthly and yearly sales goals
  • Oversee fulfillment efforts
  • Maintain and manage database of clients and prospects
  • Perform game night responsibilities related to fulfillment, client retention or other duties as assigned
  • Become an active member of the corporate community through area Chambers of Commerce, networking and other local events
 
The qualified candidate should have:
  • Bachelors Degree (recommended) in business, sports management, marketing or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of successful sales experience in sports or related industry
  • History of establishing strong relationships with marketing executives/business owners and closing five and six-figure deals
  • Excellent relationship-building and negotiating skills
  • Strong sense of professionalism in everything he or she does
  • Outstanding time management skills
  • Working knowledge of the sports of hockey and a passion for the game
  • Ability to work traditional and non-traditional hours for games and community events.  This will include some nights, weekends and holidays. 
 
This is a full-time position.  Qualified candidates will be contacted directly by the member club.

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