Inside Sales Associate

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Mar 2024


Campus: Tempe

Ticket Sales and Service Assoc

Job Description

The Sun Devil Athletics Ticket Sales Team is seeking highly motivated and dedicated Inside Sales Associate candidates to work and grow a career within the high-energy environment of a Division 1 collegiate ticket sales office. This position adheres to NCAA and conference rules and regulations, as well as the policies and procedures of the department, the university and the Arizona Board of Regents.

Job Family

Theatrical & Public Events

Department Name

SDA Ticket Sales & Service



Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$15.76 per hour + commission

Essential Duties

  • Meet or exceed weekly and monthly sales goals while exceeding client expectations in value and customer service.
  • Make a minimum of 75 touchpoints each day with the goal of generating ticket revenue.
  • Actively prospect new season ticket, mini-plan and group sales opportunities.
  • Generate new sales leads through meeting face-to-face with clients, prospecting, networking events and referrals.
  • Create and maintain detailed records of all prospects and clients through Salesforce in accordance with lead ownership and transition policy.
  • Work home games, performing various ticket sales and service duties throughout the games.
  • Comply with all university and department policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate’s degree in Business or closely related field with three months sales/telemarketing experience in sports tickets, sponsorships or program sales; OR equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Evidence of a Bachelor’s degree in related field.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook).
  • Experience with ticketing software, specifically Ticketmaster, preferred but not required.
  • Experience in delivering sales presentations to various audiences.
  • Working knowledge of CRM systems, specifically Salesforce.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the practices, methods, and techniques of sales and up selling.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of ASU athletic programs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the standards and techniques of customer service.
  • Skill in clearly communicating ticket program benefits to close a sale.
  • Skill in developing and nurturing network of sales leads and prospects.
  • Evidence of high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Ability to meet established sales quotas and/or promotional objectives.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask and manage time effectively.
  • Evidence of being self-motivated with the desire to be successful.
  • Evidence of a positive attitude.
  • Experience in prioritizing multiple tasks and support multiple high-level positions.
  • Ability to work in a sales environment subject to extended periods of high-volume telephone contact.
  • Ability to stimulate changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable environment.
  • Evidence of interest in communicating, participating, and encouraging support of the institution’s sustainability programs.

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, manipulating a computer mouse, and using a telephone.
  • Required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work.
  • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
  • May be required to work extended hours (nights, weekends, and possibly holidays).
  • Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone, and associated computer/technology peripherals.

Department Statement

The Sun Devil Athletics (SDA) programs are elite, high profile Division I programs. By definition, Division I programs are the "best of the best" and the ladder by which athletes ascend to the world of professional sports and international competitions, such as the Olympics and World Cup. Moreover, Arizona State University and SDA compete in the Pac-12 conference. 

The vision of SDA is to be a comprehensive perennial top ten NCAA Division I athletics program that empowers Sun Devils to maximize human potential and make a positive impact on our university, community and the world.

The mission of SDA is to provide opportunities for student-athletes to achieve at the highest levels of both academic and athletic excellence, thereby providing them with opportunities for personal growth, offering a unifying force to the campus community, and creating a source of pride among and support from the external constituencies of the university. SDA promotes identity, inclusion and expression to build a strong Sun Devil Community reflective of ASU’s charter.

SDA affirms ASU’s commitment to equal employment and is fully committed to the principles of student-athlete welfare, institutional control, gender equity and inclusion, ethnic diversity, and sportsmanship. This commitment includes creating an environment where student-athletes contribute to a winning tradition while enhancing the campus and local community and competing in a program having integrity and high ethical standards. SDA is committed to a leadership role within the university, community, and the nation. 

SDA is committed to recruit, retain and develop a gender equitable, inclusive and diversified workforce.

ASU offers up to 24 hours of professional development opportunities per year and a competitive benefits package, which includes paid vacation and holidays, health insurance, free mental health resources, employee discounts and more. In particular, ASU offers a generous tuition discount for employees, their spouses, dependents and retirees. Working in SDA also provides unique access to sporting events and athletic-related discounts.

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ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

To be considered, your application must include the following:

Cover letter
Three professional references (personal references are not accepted)

Please include all employment information in month and year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

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