Job Posting - Account Executive (Tulsa 66ers)

The Tulsa 66ers Account Executive is responsible for driving ticket sales and revenue for the Tulsa 66ers, the NBA-DL affiliate of the Oklahoma City Thunder. The individual in this role will be responsible for selling group ticket packages, along with full and partial season ticket plans.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Sell Tulsa 66ers season tickets, partial plans and groups to corporate and personal clientele
- Group Sales skills will be a priority
- Schedule daily out-of-the-office appointments/sales presentations with corporate and personal clientele to maximize new sales (2-3 appointments per day; 10-15 per week)
- Research and prospect for new business leads
- Visit current and prospective clients at their place of business
- Schedule arena tours with new and current clients to increase new sales and maximize current client relationships
- Actively pursue past clients with the purpose of transitioning them to larger 66ers ticket products
- Renew mini-plan package holders and group purchasers
- Coordinate with other departments to organize and implement events designed to generate revenue
- Work 66ers game nights to visit and entertain clients
- Staff sales table at 66ers games and events in and around the greater Tulsa area
- Attend team and community events for the purpose of maximizing sales opportunities
- Build relationships to provide repeat business and excellent customer service
- Proactively create opportunities for new business with existing customers
- Pursue prospective customers and recognize future sales opportunities
- Network within the local business community to acquire new business
- Manage multiple relationships well
- Maintain good attendance and punctuality
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

- Four-year college degree is preferred
- Previous sports/entertainment sales experience or other professional sales experience preferred but not required
- Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to develop successful, mutually-beneficial working relationships with potential corporate clients
- Must be assertive, self-motivated team player that has the ability to focus on both departmental and individual growth
- Must be available to work evenings and weekends
- Exceptionally work ethic and strong desire to succeed
- High level of professionalism

This is a full-time, non-exempt position reporting to the Manager, Ticket Sales and Retention.
Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing interest to:
Human Resources
Tulsa 66ers
10425 South 82nd East Avenue, Suite 105 Tulsa, OK 74133
Fax: (405) 208-4777
E-mail: employment@thunder-nba.com