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Job listing closed on 5 Feb 2024
10 Jan 2024

Account Executive, Ticket Sales

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Portland, OR, USA
Full Time
1+ year exp.
US$40,000 – US$80,000 per year

The Portland Timbers are looking for a highly self-motivated Account Executive to join our Ticket Sales team. The ideal candidate is a self- starter, diligent with details, has a strong work ethic and is driven by meeting and exceeding aggressive sales objectives. We are looking for someone who is a team player with the ability to handle multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment. If you have a competitive nature and are not afraid of cold calls, this could be the job for you! The Account Executive, Ticket Sales position will report directly to the Senior Manager of Ticket Sales.

Essential Functions/ Major Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for sales of Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns FC inventory including:
    • Full Season Tickets
    • Partial Season Plans
    • Group Ticket Packages
    • Corporate Hospitality
  • Generating sales through cold calling, networking, and appointment setting.
  • Be an ambassador of the Timbers and Thorns FC brands throughout the Oregon and Southwest Washington community.
  • Work with the sales staff to generate new leads and research new ways to sell tickets.
  • Meet and exceed established sales objectives.
  • Participate in sales meetings.
  • Learn and become functional in Microsoft Dynamics and SeatGeek (Unify) ticketing system.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all personal and sales staff accounts during the sales effort, as well as during the sales follow-through at the event.
  • Hit activity targets each day with the goal of maximizing all ticket revenue for all of our teamโ€™s tickets.
  • Will have in-game duties during our teamโ€™s events and games.
  • Develop and maintain good-working relationships, which will produce sales throughout the year.
  • Work assigned sales, promotional and team events for developing new prospects and referral opportunities during games and outside normal business hours.
  • Other duties as determined by the Senior Vice President, Ticket Sales and Services or Senior Director, Ticket Sales.


Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

High comfort level making cold calls

Strong time management skills and attention to detail

Knowledge of SeatGeek (Unify) and Microsoft Dynamics systems

Possess a competitive spirit

Highly self-motivated

Comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment


1-3 years corporate sales experience preferred (Sports industry a plus)

Outside sales experience in B2B

Compensation: Base salary plus commission and bonuses

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.