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Sales and Service Consultant - University of Texas Rio Grande Valley - The Aspire Group

The Aspire Group
Edinburg, TX
Marketing: Ticket Marketing
Reports To: Manager, Ticket Sales and Service, UTRGV Fan Relationship Management Center

Who We Are & What We Are About: Recently recognized by Forbes as one of the Top 10 Best Places to Work in Sports, The Aspire Group is a global sport and entertainment marketing firm that created the outsourced Ticket Marketing, Sales and Service niche, revolutionizing the world of sport and in particular United States Intercollegiate Athletics. As industry leaders, we strive to create the best practices of tomorrow that we call “Next-Practices” within our strategic consulting and research, ticketing, marketing and revenue enhancement, and sports investment optimization capabilities. The implementation of “Next Practices” and the Raise Your Game Executive Development Program raises industry standards through outstanding training, development, and coaching. We produce industry leaders, excellent employees, and winning teams that are dedicated to developing long-term relationships, providing strategic expertise and resources that will take our client partners to the next level.  

UTRGV Athletics and The Aspire Group have formed a relationship to develop a world-class ticket sales and service team in Edinburg, TX.  UTRGV Athletics has employed the services of The Aspire Group because it combines progressive strategies and distinguished execution. Led by expert professionals that stand at the top of the ticket sales and customer service industry, UTRGV Athletics and its fans will benefit from the commitment to integrity and the superior customer service that The Aspire Group brings to every client. UTRGV Athletics and The Aspire Group encourage and value a diverse work force and both are equal opportunity employers.

Raise Your Game Executive Development Program: At The Aspire Group, commitment to our clients is matched by an equal commitment to our staff. The Raise Your Game Executive Development Program is a 36 month development cycle designed to accelerate Aspire’s Sales  and Service Consultants into management positions. The Aspire Group provides career growth opportunities by preparing staff with a foundation in Ticket Marketing, Sales and Service, Sales Management, Sport Business Management and Life Skills. The Raise Your Game Executive Development Program is recognized as one of the most progressive management training program in the sport industry.

Visit www.theaspiregroupinc.com for more information.

Position Overview: The Aspire Group seeks a positive and passionate individual that is committed to becoming a sports sales industry leader. Sales and Service Consultant’s revenue will be generated primarily via outbound phone calls. These calls will be supplemented with email marketing. Day to day leadership and mentoring of this career growth oriented sports sales development program will be provided by the FRMC Leadership Team. Sales and Service Consultants will receive the tools, programs and systems necessary for them to "BE GREAT."

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Performs inbound/outbound calls for UTRGV Athletics for all ticketed sports including Men's and Women's Basketball, Women's Volleyball, Men's and Women's Soccer, and Baseball. Inventory available for sale from the UTRGV FRMC includes, but is not limited to: season tickets, group tickets, partial/mini-plan ticket packages, and single-game tickets. 
  • Meets or exceeds weekly and monthly sales goals while exceeding client expectations in value and customer service
  • Grows sales significantly each week by attracting additional business leads
  • Maintains computerized records of all prospects and customers within Ticketing/ CRM database
  • Works home games, performing various ticket sales and service duties as assigned and agreed upon with FRMC Leadership
  • Contacts area businesses and individuals via phone, in-person appointments and networking events to sell season tickets, corporate, partial plans, and group ticket plans
  • Makes 80-100 outbound calls daily
  • Performs additional duties as required

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Desire to start and grow a career in the sports ticket sales industry or collegiate athletics 
  • Computer proficient  in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook) and detail-oriented
  • Previous customer service or retail sales experience displays a genuine desire to help people
  • University Tickets software experience is a plus
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and listening skills 
  • Ability to promote a professional image and demeanor at all times
  • Ability to work well with others and comfortable taking initiative
  • Preferred candidates will have at least 1 year sports ticket sales experience

Compensation: Competitive base pay, plus commissions based on meeting weekly sales goals
 

The Aspire Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, marital status, citizenship status, or age.  

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