Group Sales Account Executives sell a comprehensive array of New York Mets ticket-related products with a strong emphasis on group tickets, hospitality packages and suite rentals. All staff have the ability to sell full menu and will have season ticket related goals as well. Strong emphasis will be placed on new business development through face-to-face meetings at the ballpark and out of office. Ideal candidate must be detail oriented and organized with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of clientele.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for, but not limited to, the sales of group and hospitality ticket packages, as well as daily suite rentals to both corporations and the general public.
Meet and exceed established weekly, monthly and annual sales goals.
Aggressively build new relationships by self-prospecting and cold calling.
Generate out of office as well as in Citi Field “face-to-face” meetings to create new opportunities with top area businesses, schools, churches, youth baseball organizations, etc.
Continually create and implement unique sales strategies, ideas and programs as a means of producing new business opportunities.
Game day activities include entertaining new business prospects and assisting with any sales related responsibilities (such as our Fan Experience Packages).
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 game-day duties.
Successful sales experience regardless of previous industry.
Four-year college degree.
Strong organizational and time-management skills.
Excellent oral and written communication, customer service and problem solving skills.
Ability to function in fast-paced environment, handle multiple projects and adhere to deadlines.
Proficient computer skills including experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and Outlook) as well as the ability to learn and master new software programs including the Mets CRM and ticketing systems (Microsoft CRM and Tickets.com ProVenue).
Ability to navigate the ballpark in order to visit clients during home games and escort potential customers on seat tours, showing various seating options and facilities on both game days and non-game days.
Availability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
The above information is intended to describe the general nature, type, and level of work to be performed. The information is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The individual selected may perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
The New York Mets recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and value the unique qualities individuals of various backgrounds and experiences can offer to the Organization. Our continued success depends heavily on the quality of our workforce. The Organization is committed to providing employees with the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential.