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Zero Gravity Basketball

Director of Volleyball Events

Zero Gravity
Beverly, MA
Event Management: Event Operations/Management
Position Overview
Zero Gravity Basketball is seeking an enthusiastic, sports-minded individual as their Director of Volleyball Events. Job duties will focus on the development of one’s professional skill set including business development, sales, account management, and tournament operations. Director of Volleyball Events will be responsible for prospecting future customers, performing outbound sales calls, serving as an account manager for medium accounts, as well as booking venues. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Masterful use of sales skills, including prospecting potential customers, performing outbound sales calls, negotiating, and closing
  • Providing excellent customer service as the main contact for up to 150 small and medium sized accounts
  • Establishing relationships with convention centers and large event venues throughout the country, including negotiation and approval of facility contracts
  • Drive regional revenue growth through building and maintaining strong, long-lasting customer relationships
  • Responsible for contacting and booking sites throughout the northeast United States
  • Hiring and supervising all event staff
  • Perform weekly tournament operations tasks, including scheduling, team confirmation, and event set up
  • Weekend travel throughout Pennsylvania and Massachusetts working as a site and tournament director
  • Candidates must be from the Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) and Massachusetts (Boston) area or willing to relocate

Required Skills, Experience and Abilities 
  • BA or BS degree in Sports Management, Business, Marketing, or a related field
  • Desire to be an industry leader in sports management
  • Ability to work in an extremely demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with huge drive, ambition, motivation for success with an outstanding work ethic
  • Have a friendly and professional telephone manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Can prioritize work activities; uses time efficiently
  • Willing to travel frequently
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights and weekends

Compensation: Base Salary & Performance based Bonus – Base Salary will be determined based on relevant experience

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have a reliable form of transportation?

  3. Do you live in the Boston or Philadelphia area, or are you willing to relocate?