Account Executive

  • Detroit City FC
  • Detroit, MI, USA
  • 22 Nov, 2021
Full time Account Management Sales

Job Description

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Detroit City FC is Detroit’s professional soccer club. Founded in 2012, the community club has grown to include a women’s side, developmental teams, and over 2000 youth playing under the same badge. As the organization looks to take on new challenges, it seeks professional and energetic Account Executives that are looking to sell for a growing team that is making a name for itself on a national and international level. 


POSITION OVERVIEW
The Account Executive is responsible for selling ticket packages for Detroit City FC. Ticket packages will include season memberships, partial plans, suites, party decks, and group tickets. The position will report to the Vice President of Ticket Sales & Service. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 
●  Prospect, establish, research and close ticket sales leads through cold-calling, text/email                      outreach initiatives and in-person appointments 
●  Represent the organization at various networking events and/or offsite community events                  promoting ticket sales 
●  Participate in various sales, team and community events as assigned 
●  Be an ambassador of the Detroit City FC brands throughout the community 
●  Meet and exceed established sales objectives 
●  Provide excellent customer service to all managed accounts during the sales process, as
    well as during the sales follow-through at the event 
●  Hit activity targets each day with the goal of maximizing all ticket revenue 
●  Continually create and implement unique sales strategies, ideas, and programs as a 
    means of producing new business opportunities
●  Contribute positively to the sales team culture by developing mutually beneficial working
     relationships with all team members
●  Participate and contribute to daily or weekly sales team meetings and training sessions
●  Will have in-game duties during our team’s events and games

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS 
●  Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Business, or related field; or equivalent professional          experience 
●  Strong work ethic, team-oriented attitude, and enthusiasm about contributing to the success of        the department and Club 
●  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
●  Above average knowledge of PC systems including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and 
    database-related platforms 
●  Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, if necessary 
●  Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to multitask and execute       in a timely manner 
●  Must be flexible with the ability to adapt in a fast pace work environment with challenging                  demands and frequent changes 
●  Possess a competitive spirit 
●  Highly self-motivated 
●  Soccer knowledge is preferred, but not required 
●  Bilingual (Spanish or Arabic) speaker a plus, but not required. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.