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BC LIONS FOOTBALL CLUB
Ticketing Department
Account Executive, Sales


 

 

LOOKING TO BREAK INTO PROFESSIONAL SPORTS? THEN JOIN THE BC LIONS TICKET SALES TEAM!

Job Description:

The BC Lions Football Club is looking for highly energetic, driven, and motivated individuals who have a passion for sports and are willing to learn the ticket sales process .

As a member of our hard working Ticket Sales Team you will:

  • Participate in our Sales Training Program; BC Lions Training Camp
  • Help grow our Fan base by identifying and facilitating new ticket sales
  • Generate ticket sales revenue through lead generation and qualifying prospects
  • Generate contacts through both inside and outside sales networking opportunities
  • Develop and maintain relationships through excellent customer service
  • Assist with Game day duties, as required
  • Maintain computerized records of all clients and prospects via ticketing software; and,
  • Provide support during special events and promotions, as required.

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Professional attitude
  • Desire to work in sports
  • Excellent command of the English language, with superior communication skills, both written and oral
  • Outstanding telephone skills exemplifying enthusiasm, confidence, & excitement
  • Ability to work well on a team and independently
  • Ability to develop a conversation into a sale
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills (multi-tasking a must!)
  • Self-motivated with a positive friendly attitude
  • Knowledge of CRM and Archtics is preferred.
  • Grade 12 required; diploma or degree an asset
  • Because working during games and special events is expected, the individual must be able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays

 

HOW MUCH WILL YOU MAKE?

You’ll make a base salary plus commissions. Total compensation will range between $36,000 to $50,000+/year depending on sales volume. We would like for you to make at least 30% more in your second season and another 30% in your third season.

Please do NOT apply for this position if:

  • You do not have a desire to work in sports
  • You do not have a passion for sales
  • You do not enjoy cold calling
  • You do not have high energy
  • You are not motivated to be #1

 

If you are ready to work for British Columbia’s most successful professional sports organization with six Grey Cup titles, have strong communication skills, solid work ethic, and a desire to excel then please send resume and cover letter to Dave MacLean: DMacLean@BCLions.com.

*No phone calls please.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $36,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year