The Department of Athletics at the University of Arkansas is now accepting applications for the position of Account Executive. The Account Executive will establish new ticket sales business by way of outbound phone calls, e-mails and social media. This position will interact and work together with Account Executives, Foundation and Ticket Center Staff on all ticket sales initiatives. The Account Executive will process orders through the Paciolan ticketing system for Season, Group and Partial Plan Tickets for all home ticketed sporting events, and secure donations for various seat allocations and donor levels. This position is responsible for weekly and monthly new revenue goals as well as renew assigned accounts throughout the off-season.
For a complete position announcement and information regarding how to apply, visit http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/20229
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education Sports ticket sales experience in an NCAA Division 1 program or Major Sports League (NFL, NBA, MLB, etc.) Experience with Paciolan ticketing and Salesforce CRM (Customer Relationship Management) systems Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook
Preferred Qualifications At least one year of sales experience Track record of 80-90 calls per day Event Management experience Experience handling multiple assignments and responsibilities in a fast paced environment Experience with large groups (i.e. 100+ people for ticket purchases and event logistics)
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with education and experience
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve 26,000 students with more than 210 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represen...t 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country’s finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation’s best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 14% of employee salary.
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