Full Job Description
The VP, Sales & Sponsorships is responsible for devising and executing strategies to drive ticket and sponsor sales. VP, Sales and Sponsorships will report to the Chief Marketing Officer and will be responsible for leading outbound sales and service efforts for Oakland Roots.
Develop new business for Roots through prospecting new fans, generating referrals and leads, cold calling, and face to face appointments.
Lead by example and conduct daily sales calls to grow fan base.
Monitor volume of outbound phone calls and appointments to ensure results are achieved.
Collaborate with and work in conjunction with other units of the department (Marketing, Operations, Live Events, Partnerships, etc.) to create, develop, and implement renewal and sales campaigns for season tickets, mini-packs, and group tickets.
Maintain accurate database records through the use of Salesforce CRM.
Responsible for on-going sales training and daily oversight of strategies and techniques.
Meet and exceed sales and retention goals.
Manage game day service and sales initiatives at home athletics events.
Deliver first-class customer service to all fans, investors, and constituents of Oakland Roots.
Work hand in hand with Marketing, Operations, Live Events and Partnerships to ensure all ticketing initiatives are properly executed.
Deep knowledge of the sport of Soccer and the Bay Area landscape
Ability to effectively develop, implement and execute sales plans, including elevated experiences and season tickets.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The duties listed do not represent an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.
Equal Opportunity Statement
Oakland Roots SC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of Oakland Roots SC to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or creed, sex, age, disability, citizenship status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
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