Now Hiring: Group Sales Manager

Posted: Nov. 1, 2012

The US Airways Center Sales department is currently seeking candidates for a full-time, Group Sales Manager to report to the Sr. Manager, Guest Experience & Group Sales.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Hire, train, and manage Phoenix Mercury & SES Group Sales Account Executives
  • Create and implement Group Sales business plan for the Phoenix Mercury and SES sales efforts
  • Developing the strategy & implementation of Phoenix Suns & Mercury TicketPASS e-marketing, discount ticket platform
  • Responsible for researching and recommending new sales campaigns
  • Work with and maintain strong relationships with other departments
  • Plan and manage in-game prospecting and small outside sales event efforts
  • Attending team and community events for the purpose of maximizing sales opportunities
  • Assisting in the production of all support materials for Sales Department
  • Cross-training of other departments on Group Sales initiatives
  • Selecting and ordering group sales merchandise (t-shirts, hats, scout patches, etc)
  • Staffing of all sales and distribution tables for game and non-game day events
  • Other duties as assigned

Required skills/qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree – preferred
  • Group ticket sales experience—preferred
  • Knowledge of Archtics ticket system and/or customer database(s) –preferred
  • A desire for accelerated career growth within the sports industry
  • Excellent organizational & time management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Outstanding communication and listening skills
  • The ability to multi-task projects
  • The ability to independently take action beyond what is called for
  • The ability to work flexible hours
  • Toughness and a positive attitude
  • Self-motivation

Click on the following link to apply online:

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V