Director - Premium Seat Sales

Live Nation Entertainment   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Media

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 46 days ago

The Role:

We are looking for a Director of Sales who will be responsible for generating VIP revenue; this includes box suite, season tickets, some hospitality events and other revenue-generating programs as added to portfolio of menu items to sell.

Responsibilities:

  • Sell Premium Seating to new customers and responsible for renewing contracts for existing customers. Budget requirements are set for the Director on new business sales; renewal rate is the responsibility of the Director.
  • Develops and executes Business Plan for the VIP Premium Seat Program including: pricing, advertising/marketing, expense outline, etc.
  • Develop and maintain client relationships in keeping with standards of the VIP Experience.
  • Overall management and quality control of VIP Club operation in conjunction with General Management.
  • Act as venue liaison with local Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, Chambers of Commerce, Meeting Planners Associations, and like type organizations.
  • Develop and manage operating expense budget and adhere to budget parameters.
  • Responsible for client entertainment at events.
  • Assist in negotiation with internal and external vendors pertaining to the premium Seat Program under the direction of the General Manager.
  • Management of ticket distribution to VIPs.
  • Responsible for collection of accounts receivable for VIP Program.
  • Secure promotional and advertising materials for department including: brochures, website information page, e-cards, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in General Business categories, Communications, or like field.
  • Three to Five years direct business to business sales experience, preferably in season seats, sponsorship, media or sports marketing sales.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to work as a team member
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills required
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Self-motivated

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