Programming Sales Coordinator - LA Galaxy (Carson · CA)

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 For more than 20 years, AEG has played a pivotal role in transforming sports and live entertainment. Annually, we host more than 160 million guests, promote more than 10,000 shows and present more than 22,000 events around the world. We are committed to innovation, artistry, and community, and leverage the power of our 300+ venues, leading sports franchises, marquee music brands, integrated entertainment districts, premier ticketing platform and global sponsorship activations, to create memorable moments that give the world reason to cheer. 

Our business is interwoven with the human mind and heart, and we strive to build a diverse and inclusive company that reflects the artists, athletes, and fans that we host; reach beyond traditional boundaries to support the communities in which we operate; and minimize our impact on the environment by adopting sustainable practices throughout our business operations. 

If you want to be challenged to up your game and make a difference, then join us in giving the world reason to cheer! 

Position Summary:
The Coordinator of Programming Sales will coordinate and sell all events and initiatives vital to the success of Programming Department. The Coordinator will execute the sales plan of all community focused events including Galaxy Camps, Clinics, Tours, Fantasy Camps and Tournaments. They will also find new opportunities for the LA Galaxy to become the preeminent purveyor of soccer in the Southern California landscape.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist Programming team with the development of new soccer programming to deepen and expand the impact and participation in LA Galaxy soccer by confidently communicating information about current programs, actively identifying new business opportunities, and contributing to the department’s mission every day.
  • Meet and exceed weekly and monthly sales goals as determined by the Department, creating lead lists and identifying new markets for growth of the department.
  • Build relationships and execute strategies with program purchasers and soccer partners through systematic and meaningful contact including outbound calls, out-of-office face-to-face appointments, personalized letters, matchday seat visits, customized emails, prompt responses to inbound calls, and other program related events.
  • Work closely with Amateur Soccer and Season Ticketing Teams in order to cross sell Youth Programs and generate new revenue referrals through up-selling, cross-selling, and uncovering account referrals.
  • Collaborate with marketing team to creatively promote and sell all programs.
  • Assist at program events to ensure successful and meaningful contacts are made, supporting operations such as match day booth coverage, check-in and acting as onsite contact when necessary.
  • Enact a strategic vision, provide continuous feedback and propose business solutions for department platforms and initiatives, including but not limited to, the registration platform, communication processes, and administration processes.
  • Promote positive guest relations, making every effort to accommodate any guest’s reasonable request with the highest standards of courtesy, respect and efficiency and coordinate and direct incoming department inquiry calls, general information calls and internal department requests n behalf of the Programming Department.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 2 years of related sales experience
  • Preferred knowledge and awareness of LA soccer community
  • Experience and training in outbox, Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint with the ability to learn required business systems
  • Strong ability to take direction and coordinate event logistics
  • Sports sales experience a plus
  • Strong supporter and advocate to the mission, vision and core values of the LA Galaxy.
  • Outstanding organizational and project management skills, with the ability to successfully handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Detail oriented team player who can multi-task and prioritize with strong follow-up skills
  • Excellent customer service and written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible and able to adapt to various environments and situations
  • Able to stand or otherwise remain stationary for long periods of time
  • Able to load/unload merchandise, typically weighing 5 to 15 lbs.
  • High ethical standards and strong sense of confidentiality
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, holidays and events as business dictates

AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. AEG 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, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.