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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Account Executive, Lynx Sales and Service - Minnesota Lynx and Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Account Executive, Lynx Sales and Service

Department: Membership Sales
Reports to: Manager of Lynx Sales and Service

Position Type: Full Time/Non Exempt/Regular

Position Summary/Objective: The primary focus of this position is to develop and nurture client relationships in the Minneapolis/St. Paul and surrounding areas with the focus on selling and servicing Full, Partial and Group Ticket Inventory for the Minnesota Lynx.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:

  1. Generate new sales revenue in full and partial season memberships and group sales by researching individuals, companies and industries.
  2. Make cold calls, attend charity events and networking events, conduct professional meetings with potential clients.
  3. Sell full and partial season memberships as well as premium seating and group tickets.
  4. Must meet minimum weekly activity expectations in place (250 phone calls, 50 emails, 10 appointments, etc.)
  5. Provide excellent customer service by creating unique touch points, promptly responding to requests or communications, and establishing a dynamic relationship with all customers.
  6. Document all communication Client Relationship Management (CRM) system.
  7. Participate in educational opportunities on Timberwolves and Lynx product offerings, pricing and sales strategies, as well as market trends and industry best practices.
  8. Assist with the preparation and execution of all Game Day experiences.
  9. Deliver on touchpoints to all Lynx members.
  10. Attend focused events targeting and connecting with our season ticket members.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other:

  1. Positive attitude and desire to succeed required.
  2. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  3. Computer skills required: experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) is preferred.
  4. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  5. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  6. Ability to manage specific processes and tasks in the department under supervision.
  7. Knowledge of CRM and Archtics is preferred.

Experience: Minimum one (1) year of sales experience with the business side of collegiate, minor league or professional sports is preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.:

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. Office hours are typically Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-5:00PM. In addition to working office hours staff are required to work Timberwolves and Lynx home games, in addition to external events including but not limited to: charity and networking events. Work is generally sedentary in nature. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available. This job also operates in a sports arena, which includes bleachers/steps.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, as well as operate computers and other office equipment, such as a copy machine, printer and telephone. Staff will frequently ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena both on event days and non-event days. Staff may occasionally move boxes of merchandise weighing up to 30 pounds.

Travel

Position may require some travel to external events.

EEO Statement

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx are an equal employment opportunity organization. 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?

2. Do you have at minimum one full year of Sales experience?

3. Do you have experience working in sports?

4. Please list your salary range requirements.

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Consulting/Strategic Planning
Senior Development Coordinator - Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Senior Development Coordinator

Department: Strategy and Development

Reports to: Chief Strategy and Development Officer

Position Summary/Objective: The Senior Development Coordinator plays a key role in implementing Strategy and Development initiatives. Reporting directly to the Chief Strategy and Development Officer this individual will create and implement project plans for organizational initiatives (e.g., arena renovation, training complex and D-League team development), act as the communication liaison between internal and external stakeholders, assist in developing internal processes and ensure proper implementation.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:

  1. Create and implement project plans that align with business requirements and include the input of key stakeholders.
  2. Manage multiple departmental level projects by utilizing sound project management methodology that includes identifying and managing overall project dependencies; identifying project risks and critical paths; developing mitigation plan with project team and key stakeholders; and identifying and escalating issues to ensure resolution and to make sure project deliverables stay on time and on target.   
  3. Continuously keep the project sponsors, key stakeholders, and project team informed as to the project’s purpose, background, scope, requirements and critical issues. 
  4. Develop and sustain strong communication channels both internally and externally around organizational initiatives and developments.
  5. Participate in solution design, testing, training, and/or documentation to ensure project success. 
  6. Assist in developing project management standards and tools which include procedures, templates, tools, sharing best practices, etc.   
  7. Coach, mentor, and train staff on business analysis and project management methodology. 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other:

  1. Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  2. Experience building presentations, creating job flow charts, memos and policy documents required.
  3. Superior task management skills required
  4. Ability to proactively solve problems involving internal and external stakeholders.
  5. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook) is strongly preferred.
  6. Strong team building and leadership skills preferred.
  7. Ability to work nights, weekends and potentially holidays.

Experience: Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in a project management role preferred.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree or four (4) years equivalent experience preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.: PMI or related certifications preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. Office hours are typically Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-5:00PM. In addition to working office hours staff may work Timberwolves and Lynx home games, in addition to external events including but not limited to: charity and networking events. Work is generally sedentary in nature. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available. This job also operates in a sports arena, which includes bleachers/steps.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, as well as operate computers and other office equipment, such as a copy machine, printer and telephone. Staff will frequently ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena both on event days and non-event days. Staff may occasionally move boxes or items weighing up to 30 pounds.

Travel

Position will not require travel.

EEO Statement

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx are an equal employment opportunity organization. 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?

2. Please list specific project management work experience.

3. Please list your salary range preference.

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