Position: Manager, Club Seat Sales
Department: Premium Sales & Service
Reporting To: Senior Manager, Club Seat Sales
We are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community and business partners through world class sports and entertainment. We believe that Winning Matters, our Fans come first, with risk comes reward, great teams can achieve unimaginable results, honoring the Pacific Northwest is our duty and driving the business is our responsibility.
Since the team was awarded in 2018 through to our first puck drop in 2021, the Kraken brand has become one of the most recognized and beloved in the NHL. Playing at Climate Pledge Arena, the most sustainable arena in the world, we want to provide a memorable experience every night and make fans for life. Our joint foundation, One Roof Foundation aims to advance equity and sustainability by increasing opportunities to thrive for our most vulnerable young people and communities.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Hiring:
The Seattle Kraken aspire to write a new playbook in sports and entertainment that includes everyone. In alignment with this vision, if you don’t meet every job requirement listed—or if you haven’t played ice hockey before or are still learning about the sport—we still encourage you to apply. We understand you may bring other relevant experiences and expertise to help us become the highest performance organization we can be. One of our core values is ‘Make Us Better’ and we recognize diversity, equity and inclusion as a critical business strategy.
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The Seattle Kraken are seeking a motivated, inspired & experienced sales professional with a passion for sales & sports. In this role you will be responsible for contributing to the overall growth of the ticket sales department focusing on Club Seat Sales at Climate Pledge Arena and the Seattle Kraken. This sales role will proactively pursue new business by targeting corporations and high net worth individuals within the greater Seattle metro, primarily focused on club seat sales and premium hospitality products. These products include but are not limited to WaFd Bank & Symetra Club Seats, Moet & Chandon Imperial Lounge, CPA Suite Rentals and Verizon Lounge Music Memberships. The ideal candidate has a history of bringing on new business and hitting sales targets consistently.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Maximize new business revenue generation opportunities for the Seattle Kraken through year- round efforts to sell premium Club Seats.
Consistently meet and exceed individual and department sales goals as set by management.
Execute new business campaigns through multi-channel outreach, consultative sales meetings, presentations, diligent follow through and strong closing.
Generate revenue through multi-level prospecting, progressive cold-calling, referrals and leveraging of relationships.
Relentless pursuit of sales objectives.
Required Experience & Qualifications:
Minimum of four years of successful sales experience in sports, media, and/or direct sales is required, premium sales experience within sports, entertainment or hospitality preferred.
Excellent communication & presentation skills with the ability to engage and build relationships with SVP/VP Level Executives
Proven ability to identify and engage business prospects across various industries including potential new corporate and personal clients.
Must be a team player with a positive attitude, high level of integrity and strong work ethic.
Extremely organized and detail oriented, resourceful, quick learner and able to handle multiple
Total Rewards Package:
Minimal Travel (<10% travel): May be required to travel. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule inclusive of weekends, nights and holidays required.
Frequent bending, lifting 15-20 pounds, sitting, exposure to multiple external elements, extensive walking through the building including inclines and stairs.
Seattle Hockey Partners, LLC and Seattle Arena Company, LLC are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate on basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.