Group Sales Account Executive - Nashville Soccer Club (Nashville · TN)

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On Dec. 20, 2017, Nashville Soccer Club became the 24th organization to be awarded an MLS club. In its inaugural MLS season, Nashville SC defeated expectations by becoming the second MLS expansion side to win and advance to the Conference Semifinals in the 2020 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs. In the club’s sophomore season, Nashville SC qualified for the 2021 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs after becoming just the seventh team in MLS history to go unbeaten at home in a season. Nashville SC is set to move into its new and permanent state of the art stadium for the 2022 season, which will be the largest soccer-specific stadium in the United States at 30,000 seats.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Group Sales Account Executive is responsible for selling season tickets, group tickets and premium nightly hospitality packages for Nashville SC. The position will report to the Manager of Group Sales.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Responsible for, but not limited to, the sales of new full/partial season ticket packages, group ticket packages and nightly hospitality packages.
  • Prospect, establish, research and close sales through cold-calling, prospecting, appointments and networking.
  • Develop new and execute previously established group experience ideas and programs to drive revenue, including planning and executing events and/or theme nights for targeted groups on matchdays.
  • Meet and exceed established weekly, monthly and annual sales goals.
  • Implement and demonstrate outbound sales efforts by using sales and service best practices, prospecting, networking, lead generation, referral gathering, data capture and personal database management.
  • Generate a pre-determined minimum number of weekly out of office “face-to-face” meetings and calls to create new business opportunities.
  • Provide a superior level of customer service to existing and new business clients.
  • Continually create and implement unique sales strategies, ideas and programs as a means of producing new business opportunities.
  • Contribute positively to the sales team culture by developing mutually beneficial working relationships with all team members.
  • Participate and contribute to daily or weekly sales team meetings and training sessions.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Minimum of one year of experience in ticket, group, season, suite or sponsorship sales; sports and entertainment industry experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Business or related field.
  • Strong work ethic, team-oriented attitude, and enthusiasm about contributing to the success of the department and club.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Above average knowledge of PC systems including Word, Excel, and database-related platforms.
  • Working knowledge of ticketing systems, PowerPoint and CRM systems preferred.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, if necessary.
  • Soccer knowledge is preferred, but not required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) speaker a plus, but not required.

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.

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