The Houston Texans are in a season of growth and are seeking an individual for the position of Business Development Manager.

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for selling the luxury suite inventory currently available for the Houston Texans.

Our Texans Teammate Habits:

  • Dedication to the team

  • Be adaptable

  • Passion for work

  • Win with integrity

  • Own the outcome

Culture: We attract the best and brightest professionals by nurturing core ideals such as character, hard work, discipline, and teamwork. We reward performances and demand a total commitment to excellence and a will to win in everything that we choose to do.

Skills Required:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a high-energy environment.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong problem-solving capabilities.

  • Possess excellent attention to detail and an ability to produce high-quality, accurate work within designated deadlines.

  • High energy level and ability to self-motivate.

  • Strong desire to sell and a service-oriented attitude.

  • Willingness to engage in high volume telemarketing and outside sales efforts.

  • Ability to work extended hours as may be required in order to meet established or last-minute deadlines.

  • Decision making on routine decisions including budget development and allocation and resource expenditure.

  • Policy setting capabilities associated with the job’s purpose and essential responsibilities.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create and maintain solid working relationships at all levels across the organization and externally.

  • Decision making on routine decisions including budget development and allocation and resource expenditure.

  • Ability and internal drive to demonstrate a winning attitude and a strong work ethic in the performance of all job responsibilities.

  • Strong working knowledge of sports operations and activities, preferably in professional or collegiate football.

  • Strong working knowledge of facilities management activities, preferably relating to premium or luxury seating products in professional or collegiate football.

  • Ability to maintain confidential and/or proprietary information.

  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office software applications.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop sales leads and commit clients to long-term contracts with the Club.

  • Call on a list of potential buyers by either telephone or face-to-face.

  • Enter all prospects and regularly update the status of the sale in the customer relationship management system (“CRM”).

  • Meet weekly, monthly, yearly sales quotas as established in the departmental and company budgets.

  • Meet with sales prospects in their offices or at other locations outside of the Club offices and take on tours of suites and other premium seating areas in NRG Stadium.

  • Assist as a team member in developing and maintaining the highest customer service to be provided to all suite holders.

  • Work with suite holders on gamedays to deliver memorable gameday experiences to suite holders’ respective clients and guests.

  • Compile and maintain reports on all prospects and sales activities and present to Director of Texans Luxe, Business Development on a weekly basis or as otherwise requested.

  • Compose letters and marketing materials for individual and departmental suite sales efforts.

  • Work with other Texans Luxe staff to complete special projects or tasks on time and within budget.

  • Work extended hours during work week and weekends as necessary to fulfill roles in the suite contract sales and fulfillment areas.

  • Position requires routine face-to-face personal interaction with Club personnel; therefore, job responsibilities must be physically performed in the Club offices and not in a telecommuting manner.

Travel Requirements: Domestic travel tied to suite sales and special Club events.

Subject to reasonable accommodations, position requires routine face-to-face personal interaction with other Club personnel; therefore, job responsibilities must be physically performed in the Club offices and not in a telecommuting manner.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year accredited college or university, preferred.

  • Minimum of three (3) years related sales experience, required.

  • Prior sports industry sales experience, preferred.

Title: Business Development Manager, Texans Luxe FLSA Status: Exempt Department: Texans Luxe Sales

Reports to: Director of Texans Luxe, Business Development Please note that while resumes of all candidates will be considered, as a way for the Texans organization to acknowledge and reciprocate the tremendous support given the Team by local fans and the local community in general, qualified candidates with permanent addresses in the Houston metropolitan and surrounding areas will be given first consideration whenever possible.

If your skills and experience match our available position requirements, a Human Resources representative will contact you directly. Due to the volume of resumes received by the Houston Texans, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.

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.