Business to Business Sales Coordinator with UNLV in Las Vegas, NV

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UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

This position exists to generate revenue for UNLV Athletics.  Athletics ticket sales account for over 4 million dollars of UNLV Athletics’ operating budget.  College athletic departments across the country are experiencing attrition in attendance and ticket sales.  This coupled with Las Vegas’s expanding professional sports market necessitates a sales force to proactively build relationships with prospective fans to generate revenue.  This position will be charged with selling season, partial, and group tickets to the business community including categories such as hospitality, banks, law firms, and other for-profit companies.
 
This position will be challenged in finding new business prospects and must excel in developing executive-level business relationship.  There has not previously been a coordinated sales effort in the business to business space and as such, this position will be responsible for developing the B2B sales approach in conjunction with the Director of Ticket Sales that penetrates and expands UNLV’s reach in the business market.  As this is a new market we are pursuing, there is no existing data for leads.  This person will need to research and identify prospective companies and schedule appointments to meet with representatives.
 
The Business to Business Sales Coordinator will be charged with developing custom ticket package offerings and experiences based on the needs of the client and will have the autonomy to make decisions on the product sold.  Additionally, they will be responsible for strategically stewarding their clients as events and following up after events to see how their experience was.  Using this qualitative data, this position can make adjustments to their sales strategy with current and prospective clients.

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