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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Corporate Partnership Account Executive - New Orleans Pelicans (Metaire, LA)

The Account Executive Position is responsible for sales of Pelicans sponsorship assets including but not limited to the following team advertising elements and programs outlined below:
TV, radio, internet, print, publications, promotions, suites and ticket sales included in partnership packages.

In addition to sponsorship sales, this position will have a strong emphasis on driving revenue and/or covering expenses for many of the company’s current and potential community outreach programs and other franchise priorities. A general summary of job responsibilities follows.
 

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Account Executive will have responsibility, as a member of the Corporate Partnership Sales staff, to generate sponsorship revenue for the franchise, reporting to the Director of Corporate Partnerships. As such, this person will be responsible to create new sponsors by prospecting and developing new leads as well as maintaining a positive relationship with existing partners for the purpose of annual renewals and up-sales opportunities.
• Assigned Accounts -- Prior to joining the company, the Director of Corporate Partnerships will create a prospect list for the new sales staff member.
• New Account Development – Individual will have responsibility for creating and developing new leads, within the parameters established by the Director of Corporate Partnerships.
• Sales Goals – The Account Executive will be presented with specific sales goals by the Director of Corporate Partnerships and evaluated annually (and semi-annually) on the progress of accomplishing those goals.
• Reports – The Account Executive will be responsible for submitting written weekly status reports, yearly sales projections, attending weekly sales meetings and other duties assigned by the Director of Corporate Partnerships.
• Game /Event Attendance Requirements: The Account Executive will be required to attend team events/home games and at times away games and out of town sales appointments when approved by management.
• Approval Process: Obtain approvals prior to corporate partner presentations/proposals from supervisor.
• Presentations: Prepare and present proposals to corporate decision makers in a professional manner.
• Teamwork: Work closely with other team members on the corporate partnership sales and service teams to achieve departmental goals and objectives.
• Organizational Goals: Assist and support the cross organizational goals of the other departments – season ticket sales, marketing, community investment, etc. -- to ensure that their programs and strategic plans are being incorporated into the proposals of our corporate partners and prospects.
• Professional Conduct: Strive to ensure that all elements of our agreements are delivered in a first class manner in accordance with the philosophy of the franchise and within the provisions of the contractual obligations of the organization.
• Expense Management: Expense accounts and budgets related to the implementation and execution of each corporate partnership agreement;
• Franchise Mission Statement: Support the franchise mission statement, vision and values by exhibiting excellence, competence, collaboration, innovation, respect, empowerment of others, commitment to our community outreach programs, accountability and ownership of work.
• Other duties may be assigned.

EDUCATION/JOB REQUIREMENTS:
• College degree required
• 5-7 years of sales/client services experience; team, media or sports experience required
• Marketing and promotions background a plus
• Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and written
• Highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities and projects while working with many categories of clients
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
• Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays
• Performs any other duties as assigned by the Director and Vice President of Corporate Partnerships
• Strong interpersonal skills are required and the ability to work independently is a must
 

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

1. Y/N Do you have experience in sales/client services in media or sports?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Group Sales Account Executive - New Orleans Pelicans (Metairie, LA)

Overall Purpose: This position is intended for a passionate, committed, energetic salesperson with the burning desire to start a solid career foundation in the sports industry. Primary focus is on selling Hornets group tickets while also responsible for incremental revenue generation for season ticket and suite products. Group Sales Account Executives will plan and coordinate large group events and theme nights, directed at generating ticket sales. The selected candidate will make outgoing calls, set/attend sales-based appointments in addition to working sales events and games. Account Executives will perform basic office functions as needed and be challenged to create new ideas to increase sales.


Responsibilities:

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
• Make sales calls from category lists to area organizations and follow-up as necessary
• Generate new business through face-to-face appointments,  self-prospecting and outbound calls.
• Perform “game day” responsibilities, including entertaining clients and fulfill large group events and theme night commitments
• Attend team and community events for purpose of maximizing sales opportunities
• Coordinate with other departments to organize and implement large group/theme nights
• Meet or exceed weekly, monthly and annual sales goals
• Provide superior and professional customer service to clients
• Build relationships to provide repeat business
• Proactively create opportunities for new business with existing customers
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Manager of Group Sales

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA): 
• Undergraduate college degree, preferably in sales or marketing
• Aggressive, competitive, and committed to the sports industry
• Highly-motivated with a desire to be successful
• Strong communication and computer skills
• Detail-oriented and organized; ability to handle several projects at once
• Sales experience preferred, sports sales experience, also a plus
• Demonstrates a positive and personable attitude

Working Conditions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
• Sit for a few hours at a time while making sales calls and updating sales data
• Stand for a few hours while speaking with potential clients at an event or game
• Walk with potential client to show seat location in the Arena and climb stairs
 

Applications must be submitted through TeamWork Online. Please do not mail resumes to the Pelicans. All qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or by email. Please do not contact the Pelicans to check the status of your application. When applying, please be sure your updated contact information is provided.

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

1. Do you have more than one year of sales experience? Y/N

2. Do you have experience planning events for corporate clients? Y/N

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Ticket Sales Account Executive - New Orleans Pelicans (Metairie, LA)

If you are an experienced, driven sales performer and have a passion for sports this may be the career for you. The New Orleans Pelicans are seeking passionate, committed, and enthusiastic sales people to join our high energy staff and become a leader in the sports and entertainment industry. This position is for a full time Account Executive who has demonstrated the skills and knowledge needed to exceed weekly and monthly sales goals.  The ideal candidate must be a competitive, experienced sales professional who leads by example, possesses the ability to develop strong relationships, maintains a professional attitude and maximizes opportunities.  We are looking for people that want to have a career in sports sales and want to take their career to the next level with a winning organization.  We are looking for people to join our team and take the role of the lead new business generator in the sales department in the areas of full season tickets and partial plans including: floor seating, club seating, and luxury suites. 


IDEAL CANDIDATE:
• Aggressive, competitive and self-confident
• Passionate about sales and sports
• Highly-motivated with a desire to be successful
• Comfortable on the phone
• Strong communication and computer skills
• Desire and willingness to learn
• Open to feedback and constructive criticism
• Detail-oriented and organized - able to multi-task
• Prior sales experience with a desire to take it to the next level


COMPENSATION:
• Full-Time position - Competitive salary plus commission
• Benefits


Applications must be submitted through TeamWork Online. Please do not mail resumes to the Pelicans. All qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or by email. Please do not contact the Pelicans to check the status of your application. When applying, please be sure your updated contact information is provided.

 

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

1. Do you have prior ticket sales experience? Y/N

2. Are you passionate about sales? Y/N

3. Do you have experience with Arctics and CRM? Y/N

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