The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Account Executive – Ticket Sales. Under the direct supervision of the Director of Outbound Sales, the Account Executive – Ticket Sales will sell Football and Men’s Basketball season tickets, mini plans, group and individual game tickets. Incumbent will increase ticket sales revenue by maintaining an appropriate call volume to achieve and exceed weekly, monthly and annual sales goals as set by management. These calls will be supplemented with email correspondence, face‐to‐face presentations and in‐arena/stadium tours. Incumbent will work all home games as needed, performing various ticket sales and service duties, fulfilling events, servicing groups, and prospecting new sales throughout the game. Performance of assigned duties and responsibilities will be subject to evaluation by the Director of Outbound Sales.
Continued employment will be contingent upon satisfactory performance, meeting targeted goals and compliance with University, PAC‐12 and NCAA rules and regulations. All applicants should demonstrate the following abilities: Previous experience selling tickets for a professional and/or college sports program is preferred; Proven track record in sales and building quality relationships, friendly and professional telephone manner and cold calling; Ability to establish solid relationships and work cooperatively with other team members in pursuit of sales goals; Ability to meet sales goals and deadlines; Excellent written, verbal, listening and presentation skills; Working knowledge and experience of men’s and women’s athletic events and procedures is preferred; Demonstrated organizational skills; Ability to work under time constraints and with conflicting deadlines, frequent interruptions and distractions; Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, with the ability to work irregular hours, including nights and weekends; Skill in interacting effectively with coaches, studentathletes, parents, administrators, staff, vendors and the general public; Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build effective relationships; Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook and Adobe programs; Experience with ticketing software is preferred; Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to comply with University, Pacific‐12 Conference and NCAA rules and regulations; Education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree. Continued employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.
Expressions of interest must be received by May 26th, 2015. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume, references and salary history via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1414684471161. Search by requisition #19904. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.