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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Account Executive-Ticket Sales - Corpus Christi Hooks (Corpus Christi, TX)

Department:               Sales & Marketing

Supervisor:                 Manager, Group Sales

Classification:             Full-time (Non-Exempt)

 

Known as the Sparkling City by the Sea, Corpus Christi, Texas, has a population of approximately 315,000. Its residents experience a rich culture in the relaxed atmosphere of an historic coastal port. Beautiful beaches, great golfing, waterfront restaurants and excellent shopping are abundant.

Corpus Christi neighbors Padre Island, the longest barrier island in the nation, and is situated about halfway between Houston and the Mexican border. Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend region are popular vacation destinations and offer endless recreational opportunities.

Whataburger Field, completed in 2005 at a cost of $25 million, is home to the Hooks, Double-A Texas League affiliate of the Houston Astros. The Hooks focus on exemplary customer service in a family-friendly environment.


The Corpus Christi Hooks are seeking driven and positive individuals who are committed to becoming sports and entertainment sales leaders. The primary focus of this position is selling Corpus Christi Hooks season tickets, group tickets, luxury suite rentals, and hospitality areas. All relationships will be derived from making outbound calls, scheduling face-to-face ballpark tours, and conducting out-of-office appointments.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

 

  • Sell and renew season tickets, mini-plans, group tickets, single-game suites, and hospitality areas

  • High-volume outbound calling and prospecting

  • Set appointments, show seats, and give ballpark tours with the intent to close business

  • Work games, nights, weekends and holidays as assigned (i.e. answer phones, work sales booths, visit clients)

  • Represent the organization at in-house ballpark events and off-site community events

  • Prospect and qualify all potential sales opportunities in addition to provided leads

  • Maintain computerized records of all season-ticket customers and prospects with our CRM system

  • Provide excellent customer service to prospects and current clients over the phone and during games and events

  • Attend weekly meetings and actively participate in training sessions

     

    Education and/or Experience:

     

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sports Management, Marketing or related field or equivalent and related work experience as a successful sales professional

  • Strong desire to be a sales industry leader

  • Ability to comfortably and persuasively present sales material to potential clients

  • At least 1-2 years of related ticket sales experience with a professional sports team preferred

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Commitment to personal integrity

  • Determined self-starter

  • Ability to work as a team player

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which includes home games, nights, weekends, and holidays as assigned

  • Proficiency in basic computer software programs


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Sales & Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Mascot Handler- Spring Training (West Palm Beach, Florida- Ballpark of the Palm Beaches) - Houston Astros (West Palm Beach, FL)

The Houston Astros are seeking an outgoing, organized, and motivated candidate to serve as an assistant for the Club’s official costumed mascot, Orbit, during the team’s Spring Training games in West Palm Beach during the month of March.


Responsibilities:

•Accompany Orbit while performing game duties.
•Assist with taking pictures, signing autographs, and improving the overall guest experience. 
•Act as the “eyes, ears, and voice” for the mascot performer,including awareness of game progression, in-game scheduling, stadium navigation, fan requests, and potential hazards.
•Carry mascot supplies (autograph cards, t-shirts, props, etc.).
•Assist mascot performer with preparation and execution of on-field skits/routines, t-shirt tosses, and provide logistical support throughout the game.

Qualifications:

•Must be able to work flexible hours, including afternoons, nights, and weekends.
•Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
•Must be able to relate with fans of all ages and demographics.
•Must be punctual and possess good time management.
•Must possess basic knowledge of Major League Baseball.
•Must possess the ability to perform in front of large groups.

Physical Requirements of the Job:

• Ability to work in a high activity and heavily crowded outdoor professional sports venue in all weather extremes for extended periods of time.
• Position will require standing for long periods of time, walking long distances and/or climbing up/down stairs.
• May be required to stoop, kneel, crouch.
• Ability to lift/move/carry items weighing up to 40lbs on occasion.
        

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you local to West Palm Beach, FL?
2. Do you have experience in sports/event entertainment?


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Sales & Marketing: Promotions
Shooting Stars/Shuttle Crew - Spring Training (West Palm Beach, FL- Ballpark of the Palm Beaches) - Houston Astros (West Palm Beach, FL)

The Houston Astros are searching for talented and energetic individuals to interact with and engage people at 2017 ASTROS home spring training games (in West Palm Beach, FL). Members must be upbeat, outgoing individuals with the ability to positively engage our fan base. The Shooting Stars/Shuttle Crew are an active group who are always enthusiastic about promoting Houston Astros Baseball, and do so by interacting with people in a meaningful way.

If you are available  at least 4 days a week during the month of March (including weekdays and weekends), are located in/near the West Palm Beach, FL area, and you love Astros baseball; we would love to meet you!

JOB DESCRIPTION:
-Assist in the execution of pregame ceremonies during all Astros spring training home games (first pitches, on-field ceremonies, check presentations, etc.)

-Execute in-game promotions during all Astros home spring training games.

-Entertain the Astros home crowd by means of humor, crowd interaction and verbal communication.

-Assist in the development, coordination, and execution of in-game skits, dance routines, and scenarios.

-Work closely and communicate efficiently with marketing and ballpark entertainment staff.

-Represent the Astros and Astros sponsors in a positive manner.

QUALIFICATIONS:
-Outgoing personality is a MUST! We want highly energetic, enthusiastic people to promote the Astros at our Spring Training facility in West Palm Beach, FL.

-Previous marketing/promotional/entertainment experience for a college/university, professional sports team or brand entity preferred.

-Ability to be a team player.

-Reliable, punctual and professional attitude.

-Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.

-Ability to work a flexible schedule including mid-week afternoon games, nights and weekends.

-A strong passion for entertaining and Astros baseball!

Bilingual preferred but not required.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. What excites you about the opportunity to promote the Houston Astros?
2. Why should you be selected to represent the Houston Astros brand?
3. Are you fluent in Spanish or any other language?
4. Are you available to work afternoon games on weekdays (Monday-Friday)?
5. Are you located in/near the West Palm Beach, FL area?
6. Please list your availability.


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Part Time Event Ticket Sellers - Houston Astros Baseball Club (Houston, TX)

WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A TICKET SELLER FOR THE 2017 ASTROS SEASON?

  • Individuals willing and able to ensure excellent customer service to every fan visiting Minute Maid Park.
  • Individuals who are detail-oriented and genuinely enjoy interacting  with and helping our fans.
  • Friendly and outgoing personality with retail and/or cash-handling experience.

The duties and responsibilities of our Part Time Event Ticket Sellers include:

  • Selling, refunding, upgrading and exchanging multiple types of tickets that the Astros organization offers as well as other events.
  • Collecting, accounting for and depositing all monies that have been received or generated.
  • Collecting, validating and reporting all coupons, flyers, vouchers, gift cards and other material predicating offers of discounted and/or complimentary tickets.
  • Complete and balance daily sales reports.
  • Provide EXCELLENT customer service such as greeting, serving and thanking all of our loyal patrons.
  • Facilitate contact between general public and group and season sales staff in all relevant matters.
  • Determine entitlement to and distribute all Will Call tickets, including Ticketmaster, Group and Season sales, individual game and in-house sales, and all "drop-offs."

We need daytime Advance Ticket Sellers, weekend and evening Game Day Ticket Sellers, or those who can work a combination of both.


Daytime Advance Ticket Sellers: Must be available between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for varying shifts. Work hours vary each week, depending upon whether the team is in town, their opponents and other factors.

 
Evening and weekend Game Day Staff: Must be available from 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. during the week, 3:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays, and 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. on Sundays. These staff members will only work during Astros' homestands. The hours will again vary dependent upon the quality of our current opponents and other factors.


There may be a substantial variation in the amount of hours needed from week-to-week. This is a part time opportunity; therefore we are only considering local candidates for this position.
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have previous sales, customer service and/or cash handling experience? If yes, please describe.
2. What type of availability do you have for this position? Be specific.
3. Based upon the above schedule/needs, which do you prefer: Advance Ticket Seller or Game Day Ticket Staff?
4. What is the best time to contact you?
5. Are you located within Houston or the surrounding area?


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