Group Sales Specialist - Houston Texans (Houston · TX)

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The Houston Texans are committed to moving the organization in a new and innovative direction. WE RISE TOGETHER. This speaks to our energy, our drive, and our belief that we can elevate our performance no matter the obstacles. How we rise together will help to reignite not only our passions but those of our fans. It’s about our unwavering commit to each other and a recognition that we can win by working together, combining our passion and our talents. Together we will work to WIN EVERY DAY. 

Are you a go-getter? Do you have a passion for sales? Do you find it easy and also enjoy 
building relationships? Are you currently working in a sales position or have a passion to do so 
with an amazing sports organization? If so, we need to talk! 

The Houston Texans are looking for Group Sales Specialists to join our team! The position
requires someone who enjoys building relationships, is not afraid to make an ask, is a strong
goal setter and achiever and can bring passion and consistency to the table.

Our Three Imperatives: 
1. Win Championships 
2. Create Memorable Experiences 
3. Do Great Things in Houston

Culture: We attract the best and brightest professionals by nurturing core ideals such as character, hard work, discipline, and teamwork. We reward performances and demand a total commitment to excellence and a will to win in everything that we choose to do.

Basic Function: Responsible for revenue generation for all Houston Texans events.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Prospect, establish, research and close group ticket sales leads through cold-calling, face- to-face appointments, and networking 
  • Work to grow existing group/hospitality and theme night events, and develop, plan, and execute new events 
    Adhere to department guidelines in relation to call volume and outside networking opportunities and key performance metrics 
  • Consistently enter client data into CRM and Archtics ticketing system to aid in information sharing between sales and service as well as analytical data aimed at enhancing the Houston Texans sales processes 
  • Consistently maintain a strong sales pipeline and display the capability to manage a sales funnel effectively 
  • Maintain high level of customer service to existing and new clients of the Houston Texans 
  • Participate in various sales, team and community events as assigned 
  • Represent organization at various networking events and/or offsite community events promoting group ticket sales 
  • Active role in the Houston Texans game day experience 

Skills Required: 
  • High-energy level, self-motivation
  • Willingness to engage in a high volume of telemarketing and outside sales efforts 
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a high-energy environment 
  • Ability to prioritize and manage diverse and multiple projects with a high degree of accuracy 
  • Ability and internal drive to demonstrate a winning attitude and a strong work ethic in the performance of all job responsibilities 
  • Ability to maintain confidential and/or proprietary information 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop solid working relationships at all levels across the organization [and externally] 
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to produce high-quality, accurate work within designated deadlines 
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office software applications 

Subject to reasonable accommodations, position requires routine face-to-face personal interaction with staff, peers, and other Club and therefore, job responsibilities must be physically performed in the Club offices and not in a telecommuting manner. 

Potential Growth Opportunities 
  • Participate in monthly and yearly sales training 
  • Regular one on one meetings with management 
  • Consideration for other sales opportunities when available 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year accredited college or university, preferred.
  • 1-3 years working experience in college/professional sales or service environment, required. 

Title: Group Sales Specialist
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Department: Ticketing 

  1. Please note that while resumes of all candidates will be considered, as a way for the Texans organization to acknowledge and reciprocate the tremendous support given the Team by local fans and the local community in general, qualified candidates with permanent addresses in the Houston metropolitan and surrounding areas will be given first consideration whenever possible.

  2. If your skills and experience match our available position requirements, a Human Resources representative will contact you directly. Due to the volume of resumes received by the Houston Texans, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.

  3. The Houston Texans organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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. 

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