Group Sales Specialist

US-NY-New York
Requisition ID
17-7046
Division
Tickets/Clubs/Corp Hospitality
Functional Area
Sales

Overview

The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

EEO Statement

At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

Responsibilities

The Group Sales Specialist generates group ticket and Lounge revenue utilizing aggressive and targeted outbound efforts for all MSG Sports events (New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Liberty and Sports Property Events) as well as other sales products including, but not limited to MSG Entertainment (Radio City Christmas Spectacular, etc), Westchester Knicks and Nightly Suite rentals. Create and maintain client pipelines through CRM in order to develop relationships targeted towards new business development and revenue growth of existing clients. Contribute to the servicing of inbound calls including customer inquiries and inbound ticket orders. Ensure timely collection of payments, monitor held inventory, and maintain detailed records on purchase history and sales production. Foster positive working relationships and results within department, company, and client base by living our company values of respect, teamwork, creativity, excellence and a passion to serve.

 

  • Revenue generation across all properties
  • Servicing of accounts to provide an unsurpassed customer experience
  • CRM/ Archtics and other technology utilization to accurately track, forecast and manage client base

Qualifications

  • Prior successful sales experience with proven track record of results
  • Positive, motivated personality with initiative to grow career on revenue generating side of business
  • Team player with ability to multi-task through selling multiple properties
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to use computer and ticketing technology programs 

 

Education

Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

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