The Sports Business Sales Manager performs the sales and marketing duties required to solicit and book sports and athletic events for the Oklahoma City area, resulting in increased hotel occupancy and media exposure.
Successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
Four-year degree in marketing, public relations, business or meeting destination management preferred.
Four years’ experience in related sports marketing, special events or hospitality sales and marketing.
Knowledge of amateur sports market.
Previous CVB or volunteer-driven organization experience preferred.
Strong written / verbal communication skills.
Ability to make public presentations on behalf of the organization.
Self-starter with ability to set and achieve sales goals.
Must be able to travel independently. Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license required. Extensive travel may be required.
Oklahoma City offers all of the culture, cuisine, attractions and amenities you’d expect in a modern metropolis. And with its rugged Western past, working stockyards and title as “Horse Show Capital of the World,” it’s rich in cowboy culture as well. From family fun to romantic retreats to outdoor adventures you won’t find anywhere else, Oklahoma City has plenty of hustle without all the hassle.