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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Corporate Partnership Sales Manager - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)

JOB SUMMARY

Force 10 Hoops (Seattle Storm) is looking for a Sales Manager within the Corporate Partnerships department

that considers themselves a closer. Ideal candidates will have significant experience developing corporate

partnerships and closing multi-year deals on behalf of a sports property or event rights holder. This position will

be responsible for creating a high volume of new business and implementing high-level corporate partnership

programs for the Storm, while also building and maintaining relationships with corporate partners and the Storm

staff. The position’s primary focuses are to cultivate new relationships, maintain those relationships and help to

grow existing accounts. Our team is committed to extending the affinity of the Storm brand to businesses and

corporations of all sizes looking to align with our passionate fan base. You will work closely with internal teams

to facilitate partnership brainstorms, pitches and execution.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

- Assist the VP of Corporate Partnerships in meeting/exceeding annual sales goals through closing new

business

- Deep working knowledge of the sales process and a strong general sales acumen, as well as superior

relationship development and account management skills

- Continually develop new prospects to build and manage a sustained, mid-high six figure pipeline

- Comfort in successfully closing accounts in excess of $50,000 annually

- Coordinate and execute the development, delivery and presentation of proposals

- Understand the marketing objectives of clients and their agencies, to determine how a Storm

partnerships can help them achieve their goals

- Work collaboratively with cross-departmental teams to ensure we are presenting the best possible

programs that are tailored to prospective partners goals/objectives

- Research and develop new and exciting activation concepts, promotional opportunities, and other best

practices

- Implement and manage elements of corporate partner agreements in relation to signage, print, television,

digital, social, promotions, community relations, hospitality and others

- Work all home games, as well as other Storm external events, including evenings and weekends

- Attend and participate in weekly departmental sales, marketing, and game-related activation meetings

- Manage budgets for fulfillment and promotions on behalf of corporate partners to ensure sponsors

receives maximum benefit

- Assist in corporate partner recap process

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Bachelors degree in sports, advertising or related business/marketing field

- Minimum of 3-4 years of experience sales in the marketing/sponsorship business with brands,

sports/entertainment properties, agency or media company

- Customer service/account management background

- Experience developing and executing marketing plans, promotions, presentations and proposals

- Understanding of sponsorship and promotions and how to drive business results through sports

- Proven ability to develop strong, long-term relationship with both clients and co-workers

- Business aptitude to understand and manage client needs and organizational goals to create innovative

revenue generating programs

- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

- Ability to comfortably present to both internal and external stakeholders in a boardroom setting

- Positive attitude, team player

- High ethics and does what is right

- Strong organizational skills; ability to manage high volume of detailed work

- Must have in-depth working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Power Point and other

computer skills required.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Sales Experience in sports/event sponsorship or multi-platform media sales a plus

Social by nature, likes to network, prospect and identifying key contacts, businesses as potential clients

Self-motivated, open to coaching and desire to grow personally and professionally

Desire to win and be highly successful

To successfully apply, please send cover letter & resume.

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Ticket Sales Associate - Seattle Storm (Seattle, WA)

Overall Objectives:
The Sales Associate is responsible for generating new business and assists with achieving overall sales and attendance goals of the Seattle Storm by selling all Storm ticket products including, but not limited to, season ticket memberships, mini plans, and groups. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute sales and prospecting strategies to maximize revenue generation from the sale of all Storm ticket products, with a primary focus on selling new full season ticket memberships and mini plans.
  • Contribute to group sales revenue goals by selling group events and experiences.
  • Participate in phone call campaigns that require phone and cold calling skills.
  • Meet weekly productivity requirements for out-bound call volume, outside appointments and networking.
  • Build and maintain relationships which result in trial, purchase and repeat business.
  • Deliver excellent customer service.
  • Participate in game night sales and service opportunities including hosting customers and prospects, making in-seat visits and staffing the Fan Information Booth.
  • Attend team and community events for the purpose of making new connections and maximizing sales opportunities.
  • Participate in ongoing sales and service training and other professional development opportunities.
  • Influence and motivate peers to meet personal and team objectives.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or combination of equivalent education and experience.

  • Prior direct selling and service experience preferred.
  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong computer skills; experience with Ticketmaster’s Archtics software preferred.
  • Ability to handle heavy outbound phone volume
  • Meet and exceed weekly and monthly ticket sales goals
  • Show initiative and be a self-starter
  • Possess creative, strategic, and quantitative skills sets
  • Demonstrate a positive and team-oriented attitude
  • Able to work evenings and weekends 

This is part-time, seasonal, position reporting to Manager, Inside Sales.  Please send cover letter and resume to apply.

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