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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Group Sales Manager - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, Wa)

SUMMARY

Seattle Sounders FC seeks an enthusiastic and skilled sales leader for the position of Group Sales Manager. The ideal candidate for this position has extensive sports ticket sales experience and proven leadership ability.

The role of Group Sales Manager for Seattle Sounders FC & S2 will oversee all aspects of developing and executing group ticket sales plans to maximize revenue in the selling of group tickets, experiences, hospitality, and various premium seating. This position requires an organized approach to motivating, and coaching a team of group ticket sales representatives for Sounders FC. In addition to the management aspect this role will require the ideal candidate to sell group ticket products for Sounders FC and S2 events.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (including other duties as assigned)

·        Meet or exceed department sales goals.

·        Develop and execute group ticket sales action plans to achieve revenue goals.

·        Recruit, interview, hire, and regularly conduct performance reviews of group sales team members.

·        Implement plans to create new group sales opportunities.

·        Collaborate with departments such as marketing, public relations and business operations to effectively promote group ticket sales.

·        Proactively sell group tickets, experiences and hospitality packages.

·        Manage outbound sales call campaigns and internet-based solicitation through CRM tool and oversee sales reports, tracking ROI, and lead management.

·        Research, create and implement plans to grow group sales categories.

·        Identify and implement an effective incentive program to motivate group sales representatives to exceed organizational group sales targets.

·        Provide training to fan relations representatives and account executives to maximize group ticket cross-sell opportunities.

·        Develop annual group sales renewal process to retain key accounts year over year.

·        Organize and maintain weekly sales report updates for Director – Ticket Sales, leadership team, and sales staff.

·        Effectively set sales goals and expectations for members of the sales team.

·        Proactively identify opportunities for sales process improvement. Works closely with sales management to inspect the group sales process quality and prioritize opportunities for improvement.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·        Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

·        Experience with Archtics ticketing platform.

·        Previous success in selling group tickets.

·        Previous management of a team in a sales environment.

·        Positive attitude with a team-first mentality.

·        High proficiency in both written and verbal communications (public speaking and presentation).

·        Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills.

·        Assertive, persistent, process and results oriented.

·        Strong time management organization and analytical skills.

·        Strong work ethic and high personal accountability.

·        Ability to be flexible, prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and staff needs.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

·        Bachelor’s Degree from four-year college or university required.

·        Minimum of 3 years in sports ticket sales

·        Minimum of 1 year management experience

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT  This position functions primarily at the Sounders FC office in Seattle, WA. Employee will be required to occasionally drive to off-site meetings and other functions. Must have reliable means of transportation. Given the nature of the Sounders’ business, employee must be able to work during some evenings and weekends, including all Sounders match days.

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

1. Do you have 3+ years of ticket sales experience in professional sports?

2. Have you previously managed a team?

3. Have you previously used Microsoft Dynamics CRM or a similar database?

4. Do you have experience with Archtics ticketing system?

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Sales Representative (Part Time) - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, Wa)

SUMMARY

Seattle Sounders FC is searching for a motivated and self-driven individual to join our ticket sales team. The ideal candidate will strive to exceed all ticket sales goals presented by management. We are looking for a team member who strives to be the best and is committed to the long-term growth of the ticket base of Sounders FC.  The Ticket Sales Representative will be responsible for generating revenue by identifying new business prospects and selling all ticket products. This position is part time up to 30 hours per week.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

·   Exceed established sales objectives by executing sales calls and presentations promoting ticket products.

·   Handle a high level of sales activity, including a minimum of 100 outbound calls per day.

·   Identify business opportunities by establishing professional and personal networks.

·   Assist Suite department by selling single game suite inventory.

·   Maintain an accurate database of customers and document all touch points with clients.

·   Provide excellent customer service to handle and resolve customer complaints.

·   Exceed sales goals as set by supervisor.

·   Attend and provide service at match days and other special events that include night and weekend work.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

·    Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from accredited four-year college or university required (sales/marketing focus preferred).

·    Advanced oral and written communication skills.

·    Ability to speak in a professional manner via telephone or in person with guests, visitors, and fans.

·    Demonstrated work experience in a professional sports or college athletics environment, including involvement with high-profile events.

·    Passion for sales and growing the Sounders FC fan base

·    Excellent customer service

·    Understanding of basic accounting principles.

·    Archtics and Microsoft CRM knowledge preferred

·    Proficient in basic software programs (Word, Power Point, Excel, etc).

·    Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

·    Ability to attend home matches (evenings and weekend hours and possibly holidays).

·    Excellent time-management skills and attention to detail.

·    Fantastic, dynamic interpersonal skills and approachable personality.

·    A passion for soccer.

 

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position functions primarily at the Sounders FC office in Seattle, WA. Employee will be required to occasionally drive to off-site meetings and other functions. Must have reliable means of transportation. Given the nature of the Sounders’ business, employee must be able to work during some evenings and weekends, including all Sounders match days.

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

1. Why do you want to work for the Seattle Sounders?

2. Have you previously used Archtics ticket system?

3. Are you familiar with Microsoft Dynamics CRM database system?

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Player Operations: Coach
Youth Soccer Camp Coach - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

JOB TITLE: Youth Soccer Camp Coach

DEPARTMENT: Youth Programs

REPORTS TO: Director of Soccer Programs

PREPARED DATE: January 2015

SUMMARY:  Sounders FC Youth Camp coaches will provide coaching instruction to kids ages 4 – 18 who have registered to participate in Sounders FC Summer Camps.


Coaches will be required to follow and teach the specific curriculum as it pertains to each individual topic of the day. Coaches will be responsible for being educated on the Sounders FC Summer Camp coaching curriculum and have an ability to teach the curriculum to children in every age group.  Coaching education will be provided at the mandatory and paid orientation day.


Youth Camp coaches are also responsible for the safety of the children at soccer camp. Each camp coach will be provided with a Sounders FC Coaching Handbook and is required to be up to date and familiar with all rules, regulations, and policies regarding child safety.


Coaches are to assist the site director of each camp location in the day-to-day operation of each camp site. This includes, but is not limited to, setting up camp drills, sorting equipment, checking kids into camp, distributing awards, and handing out supplies.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Teaching the Curriculum
• Study and learn Sounders FC 2015 Summer Camp Curriculum
• Effectively carry out the lesson plans and teach the kids according to their age and skill

Safety
• Manage the kids at camp to keep them safe
• Keep an eye out for any dangerous opportunities at camp site
• Keep the children under control and behaving in a manner to avoid injury

• Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior in working with campers, campers’ families, fellow team members, leadership, and facility partners.

• Adhere to state laws and Sounders FC policies and procedures


Operations
• Assist site director in setting up camp and closing camp each day
• Help sign children in and out of soccer camp
• Organize equipment each day
• Hand out prizes and awards
• Keep kids under control while site director is addressing the group


Customer Relationships
• Must be able to relate and interact with kids, parents, other coaches, and those in leadership with a professional, appropriate and considerate manner. 
• Direct any and all complaints to the site director in a calm and respectful manner


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Premier level soccer playing experience required
• College playing experience preferred but not required
• Experience in childcare preferred but not required
• Minimum “E” Coaching License or equivalent preferred but not required


QUALIFICATIONS
• Must be at least 16 years old as of May 31, 2015

• Must have strong leadership skills and ability to communicate effectively and clearly with children
• Must be very punctual
• Must have in-depth knowledge of the soccer so they can effectively teach it to beginners

• Must be able to maintain a positive attitude in every circumstance


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Must be able to effectively demonstrate soccer specific technical abilities
• Will be required to set up promotional material at youth camp locations
• Must be able to move and transport soccer various types of soccer equipment

• CPR/First Aid certification strongly preferred


WORK ENVIRONMENT
• 95% of the work will be done in an outdoor environment
• Must be able to work a minimum of 18 hours a week
• Must be available to work a minimum of 6 weeks between June 16 and September 1
• Must be able to provide your own transportation to local camp locations

*** MUST BE ABLE TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES WITHOUT SPONSORSHIP

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

1. Are you 16 years or older?

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Future Consideration Notification/Update - MLS Teams (Various Locations, Various Locations)

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