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Sales Associate 

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Job Summary

The primary focus of this position is to develop and nurture relationships with Pirates fans with the goal of selling season and group ticket packages. This is a variable length training program that can last up to 18 months. This program provides extensive training on the sales process including phone, email, in-person appointments, networking, social selling, and presentation skills. The intent of the program is to expand the employee's ability to a level that will merit consideration for a promotion to a full time sales position in the business of sports.

Responsibilities

  1. Represent the Pirates Organization with a high level of professionalism and integrity.
  2. Sell Pirates season ticket and group packages.
  3. Establish relationships by making outbound phone calls, and setting and conducting face-to-face appointments with current and prospective clients.
  4. Work diligently to achieve set outbound call volume, face-to-face appointment and sales goals as set forth by the department.
  5. Document communication with all Pirates fans in our CRM System.
  6. Meet or exceed monthly and yearly sales goals.
  7. Support the organizational focus of creating new fans by being a key contribute to prospecting events; inclusive of generating RSVP's, attending events, and closing sales at each event.
  8. Provide superior customer service to all Pirate fans.
  9. Proactively develop new sales leads and strive to learn new sales processes daily.
  10. Attend scheduled training sessions and be an active participant in raising the collective ceiling of the Sales team.
  11. Game night duties as assigned (visit clients, work sales table, etc.)
  12. Other duties as assigned by Pirates management.
 
Position Requirements

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or a current senior/graduate student at a local university with the ability to work 40 hours per week.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with a focus on Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which includes home games, nights, weekends and holidays as assigned.

Desired:

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment with a team-first approach.
  • Open to learning and constructive criticism.
  • Candidate who has a strong work ethic and a desire to build a career in professional sports.
 
Location Pittsburgh, PA  
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Shift Various Shifts  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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