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Edmonton Rush

Application Deadline: December 21, 2012   

Position: Account Executive

Job Description:
Account Executive:
As an Account Executive for the Edmonton Rush, you will begin building your sports resume through your performance developing relationships throughout the Capital Region that produce new ticket sales opportunities. A successful executive will use cold calls, face-to-face meetings and email marketing as methods for building lasting relationships with local businesses and individuals. As a member of the sales team, a high level of performance will enable you the opportunity to take on additional roles in both sales and management as your skills and resume continuously develop. The ability to work as a part of team is a must.

Tasks, Duties & Responsibilities:
• Make cold calls from provided lists to area companies to build new relationships
• Use a full catalog of inventory items (Group seats, Full & Mini Packages, Food & Beverage Options, Suites, Meetings Space, etc.) to customize a comprehensive hospitality package that fits your client’s every need
• Handle all incoming sales calls
• Actively prospect and research new sales leads
• Meet or exceed weekly and monthly sales goals in the areas of season, group, and partial-plan ticket packages
• Maintain computerized records of all season and group customers
• Provide superior customer service to clients – existing ticket holders, prospects, and single game customers • Sell other special projects when necessary • Be present at all home games to service your customers, establish new relationships and help manage the game-day duties
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Ticket Sales

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Post Secondary Degree/Diploma: a focus in business and/or sport & event marketing preferred
• Ability to multitask, prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment
• Strong communication and computer skills
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Creativity
• Highly motivated with a desire to be successful
• Aggressive, competitive and committed to the sports industry
• Detail-oriented and organized
• Prior customer service and/or sales experience is an asset
• Experience working for a team, athletic department or event is an asset

Compensation: Base Salary + commissions (will commensurate with experience)
Timetable: Immediate
Contact: Steven Lapointe
Phone: 905-564-4660 ext. 242
Fax: 905-564-4881

Salary Range: Base Salary + Commissions

Type of Position:
Full Time - Employee

View Attachment: Edmonton Rush Account Executive

Contact Information:
Steven Lapointe
Edmonton Rush
137 Turbo Drive
Sherwood Park , AB, Canada
T8H 2J6
Tel. 905-564-4660


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