Middle Tennessee State University, located in Murfreesboro, Tenn., is currently seeking qualified applicants for an Athletic Ticket Sales Intern position. MT is a proud member of Conference USA. The MT Athletic Department sponsors 17 NCAA Division I intercollegiate teams. The compensation package for the position will be $12/hour for a 12-month period.
The intern will work closely with the Assistant Athletic Director – Ticket Operations and Sales and the Assistant Director – Ticket Operations is soliciting and selling season, group and single game tickets to MTSU’s four ticketed sports; football, men’s basketball, women’s basketball and baseball. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, making 40-50 sales calls a day (including cold calls), contacting past group sales accounts, assisting in developing theme/group sales opportunities, servicing season and group accounts on game day, attending community events to promote athletics and ticket sales, working close with the marketing department for all in-game sales experiences and other duties as assigned.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Applicants with strong background in ticket sales and cold calling will be given top preference. The preferred applicant should posses an undergraduate degree in sales, sport management, communications, business, or a related field; have previous athletic ticket sales experience either as a student worker, graduate assistant or intern; possess a working knowledge of CRM’s; have strong oral and writing skills in addition to a thorough knowledge of college athletics. Two years of experience as a ticket office/ticket sales student assistant is preferred.
About Middle Tennessee State University
Founded on September 11, 1911, Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is proud of its over 100 year commitment to academic excellence and student success.