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

Job Title: Account Executive, Group Events

Department: Group Events

Reports to: Manager of Group Events

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary/Objective: The primary focus of this position is to develop and nurture client relationships in Minneapolis/St. Paul and surrounding areas focusing on creating and selling group events/group experiences through group ticket inventory.

Essential Functions

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

  1. Top priority is to sell group tickets as well as full and partial season memberships and premium seating.
  2. Generate new sales revenue in full and partial season memberships by researching individuals, companies and industries.
  3. Make cold calls, attend charity events and networking events, conduct professional meetings with potential clients.
  4. Expectations are 250 calls, 10 appointments set and 5 completed appointments every week.
  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 in CRM.
  7. Participate in educational opportunities on Timberwolves and Lynx product offerings, pricing and sales strategies, as well as market trends and industry best practices.

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

Experience: Minimum one (1) year of sales experience is preferred. Customer service experience strongly preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.: Knowledge of business practices within professional sports preferred.

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

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 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)?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Client Relations/Customer Service
Flash Team Member - Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Flash Team Member

Department: Business Intelligence

Reports to: Sales Operations and Data Specialist

Date Modified: 2/24/2016

Position Summary/Objective: Individuals in this position will be responsible for directing crowd interaction and providing resolution for guests around flash seats and ticketing.

Essential Functions

  1. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:
  2. Engage guests with energy and enthusiasm throughout the game.
  3. Welcome and direct fans to the primary arena entrances and access points, as well as specific points within the arena and inner concourse.
  4. Answer any questions/concerns of guests as they enter the building and navigate the arena.
  5. Assist Ushers with greeting guests, and using creative problem solving to resolve ticketing issues quickly at the door.
  6. Work with other team members at the resolution centers/tables inside the arena to diagnose and solve more complicated ticketing/flash seat issues.
  7. Ensure guests’ flash seat accounts are set up correctly to avoid any future complications.
  8. Continually enhance positive guest experiences with ticketing and flash seats.

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 communication skills required.
  2. Knowledge and experience working with laptops and mobile devices required.
  3. Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  4. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  5. Ability to engage well with others.
  6. Ability to respond to any situation quickly and professionally.   

Experience: Previous customer service or hostess experience is preferred. 

Education: Pursuit of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.: None required.

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

Work Environment

This job operates during Timberwolves and Lynx home games. Work is both sedentary and active in nature. The position operates out of a sports arena. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by dust, etc. The noise level is loud during events. During events work is generally performed on the main court, around the concourse and bleachers/steps, as well as in the open skyway/arena walkway.

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 in person. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, as well as operate computers and other mobile equipment, such as cell phones or other mobile devices. The employee may remain in stationary position for periods of time and is frequently required to ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena. Staff may assist with transporting equipment each game night weighing up to 20 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. Are you comfortable working for $9.50/hour?

3. Are you able to commit to working part-time hours for the entire length of the Lynx season (May-October)?

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