AVAILABLE: May 13, 2019 – March 13, 2020 (start/end date is negotiable)
SALARY: $14.22 per hour minimum. Total compensation for this position is up to $16,000, which is paid at a rate of $14.22 per hour. Staff members are also eligible for additional performance bonuses based on ticket sales goals. This position is not eligible for benefits. The Ohio Ticket Sales Team (started in 2012) has a record of seeing employees successfully move into full-time employment following their completion at OHIO. Many past sales team members are now involved in positions throughout collegiate and professional sports.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The position is a ten (10) month postgraduate part-time term position. The position will be involved in the strategic development, implementation, and activation of ticket sales and marketing strategies, with a core focus on Football and Men’s Basketball.
This position is part of the Ohio Ticket Sales Team in partnership with Legends Sales & Marketing (Dallas Cowboys and New York Yankees) and the Ohio University Center for Sports Administration. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to assist in the development and execution of departmental sales and marketing strategies (including reaching sales targets and goals), manage, create and track sales databases, develop call scripts, as well as call-flow, objection and closing strategies, direct prospecting and lead-generation efforts for season, individual game and group sales, analyze sales data and develop postseason recaps of selling efforts, and assist in the execution of game day sales and marketing efforts. Each staff member will also assist with game day promotions at all home OHIO Bobcats football games. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours including nights and weekends.
Ohio University is a state-supported institution located in southeastern Ohio city of Athens. The school is a charter member of the Mid-American Conference and is a NCAA FBS member. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. www.ohwpawvherc. Ohio Athletics recognizes that diversity is vital to the strength and success of the department and is committed to the recruitment and retention of a talented and diverse staff and student-athlete population.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a qualified candidate has has been selected. For full consideration apply by February 14, 2019.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Apply online at the web address below and follow the instructions to submit: Cover Letter, Resume and References. http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/30187
QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree required.
The candidate should demonstrate excellent oral and written communications skills; be proficient in a variety of software products; demonstrate the ability to work on projects individually, as well as within a team; be able to handle multiple tasks at one time and have an understanding of NCAA rules and regulations.
Experience with ticketing software systems is preferred.
The candidate must display the highest of ethical standards and commitment to the overall success of Ohio Athletics. The candidate is expected to act within the parameters of institutional control and is responsible for conducting all activities in compliance with NCAA, Mid-American Conference and Ohio University rules and regulations.
About Ohio University
Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. www.ohwpawvherc.org