The Ohio State University Department of Athletics is seeking an Account Executive in the Ticket Office. The Account Executive serves as a member of the department’s ticket sales team that is committed to excellence and advancing the Department of Athletics through its strategic plan. Develops and implements sales strategies for selling Ohio State Athletics season tickets, mini plans and groups along with any other relevant ticket plans as they are made available. Makes contact with prospects through telephone, email, and in person connections. Meets or exceeds weekly and monthly sales goals while exceeding client expectations in value and customer service. Identifies and researches prospective customers, creates ongoing networking opportunities, makes connections and cultivates relationships with clientele to provide repeat business opportunities. Provides game day support for current clients and identifying new prospects. Responsible for the implementation and activation of group incentives. Responsible for ongoing communication with clients and ensures customer satisfaction. Assists in the renewal process for season ticket holders. Tracks ticket sales and maintains customer database. Position earns base salary plus commission on sales. This position works in a creative and collaborative team environment where change is embraced, and innovation is encouraged.
Bachelor’s Level Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; experience in sales; experience in cold calling; ability to work irregular hours including nights and weekends; excellent communication skills; ability to self-motivate; proven record of achieving results. Athletic ticket sales experience desired.
Applications will be accepted November 16 - December 8, 2019. All interested candidates must complete an on-line application at jobs.osu.edu to job requisition #455366. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
Additional Salary Information: Plus sales commission
Internal Number: 455366
About The Ohio State University
The Ohio State University Department of Athletics sponsors 36 fully funded varsity teams - 17 for women, 16 for men and three co-educational. The department is committed to providing its more than 1,000 student-athletes with the finest in academic and athletics support in order to ensure a quality and life-enhancing experience. U.S. News and World Report ranks Ohio State as one of the Top 20 public universities and has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For."