The University of Arizona Athletics Department invites applications for the position of ICA, Ticket Sales Specialist, Extended Temporary Employee. This is an opportunity to build upon and develop practical experience in ticket sales, promotional events, sales prospecting, and hone skills that play a critical role in the methodology of the Sphere of Influence. The successful candidate must be extremely driven, a self-starter, exceptionally organized and still present a self-effacing demeanor. This position will have the opportunity to work with Outbound Ticket Sales, Marketing and Development. The successful candidate will be reporting to the Director of Ticket Sales and Assistant Director of Sales. This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position. For further details on this type of position at the University of Arizona, please click here. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs.
Assist with day-to-day operations of the Outbound Ticket Sales Team Sell Season and Group Ticket Packages for Football, Basketball, Baseball, and all Olympic Sports Make 60 outbound calls on a daily basis to sell seasons, partial plans, and groups Work with marketing and sales to coordinate advertising and ticket promotions for designated sports Assist in the implementation of the training program and work with the sales team to keep their skills current Work all home games as needed, performing various ticket sales and service duties, fulfilling events, servicing groups, and prospecting new sales throughout the game Attend Networking events to develop a Sphere of Influence, utilizing networking to gain new leads for season and group packages Assist in supervision of student workers Create material for internal use, work on mailings, and organize campaigns Organize and maintain group lists and group letters for emails and mailing Other duties as assigned
Associate’s degree in Marketing or field appropriate to area of assignment ANDtwo years progressively responsible and directly applicable experience in retail sales of highly technical products and/or specialized merchandise including one year supervisory experience; OR, four years progressively responsible retail sales experience, which includes two years progressively responsible and directly applicable experience in retail sales of highly technical products and/or specialized merchandise including one year supervisory experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
Ability to communicate effectively with the public
Ability to work extended hours including nights and weekends
The University’s strength in undergraduate education and scientific research is paralleled by its excellence on the playing fields, courts and other venues of its 20-sport Intercollegiate Athletic Program. The Arizona Wildcats compete in the tradition-rich Pac-12 Conference, “The Conference of Champions.” For a more comprehensive view of what makes working in our department unique, please visit th...e website at: www.arizonawildcats.com. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; tuition reduction for employee and qualified family; excellent retirement plans; access to campus cultural and recreational activities.