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Now Hiring: Manager, Group Sales

Posted: Nov. 10, 2010

The US Airways Center Sales department is currently seeking candidates for a full-time Manager, Group Sales to report to the Director of Organizational Sales.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Hiring, training, and managing Phoenix Mercury & SES Group Sales Account Executives
  • Creating and implementing Group Sales business plan for the Phoenix Mercury and SES sales efforts
  • Developing the strategy & implementation of Phoenix Suns & Mercury TicketPASS e-marketing platform
  • Responsible for researching and recommending sales campaigns
  • Working with and maintaining strong relationships with other departments in the organization
  • Planning and managing in-game prospecting and small events efforts
  • Attending team and community events for the purpose of maximizing sales opportunities
  • Assisting in the production of all support materials for Sales Department
  • Selecting and ordering group sales merchandise (t-shirts, hats, scout patches, etc)
  • Staffing all sales and distribution tables for game and non-game day events
  • Other duties as assigned
  • The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of two to three years of sports sales industry experience
  • A desire for accelerated career growth within the sports industry
  • Excellent organizational & time management skills
  • A proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Outstanding communication and listening skills
  • Toughness & a positive attitude
  • The ability to multi-task projects
  • The ability to independently take action beyond what is called for
  • The ability to work flexible hours and demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Self motivation
  • Knowledge of Archtics ticket system and/or customer database(s) –preferred
  • Interested and qualified candidates please fill out your profile as completely as possible as incomplete records will not be considered including a cover letter and salary requirements. To see how the hiring manager will view your application, click on "edit your information" and follow the instructions. Also, please note that you have one chance to fill in your cover letter information once you press "apply for this job."

    Suns Legacy Partners and Sports & Entertainment Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V