Account Executive - Group Sales

Iowa Wolves

Full Time
Iowa Wolves
Des Moines, IA

Job Details

Title: Account Executive - Group Sales

Reports To: Chief Revenue Officer

Summary: The Iowa Wolves are NBA G League affiliates of the Minnesota Timberwolves.  Located in Des Moines, Iowa, the Iowa Wolves are one of the premier franchises in the league and are consistently at the top of the league in attendance.  The Iowa Wolves are looking for a motivated sports professional(s) to join our sales staff selling season tickets and partial plans to companies, organizations and individuals.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sell a full menu of ticket products including, but not limited to group ticket and hospitality packages

  • Make cold calls from lists provided to sell group ticket packages; generate own leads through referrals, networking and effective research

  • Create and develop new business by regularly pitching new prospects through in-arena tours, external appointments, phone prospecting and events

  • Renew and grow existing group ticket base

  • Create group theme nights and targeted group events to drive ticket sales

  • Sell full season and partial season packages to contribute to the overall ticket revenue

  • Attend outside events with the purpose of group ticket packages

  • Effectively follow up with customers and prospective customers in order to build relationships to help provide repeat business and to meet excellent customer service requirements.

  • Contact past customers in order to generate new sales

  • Effectively handle incoming sales calls from prospective customers for all ticket sales products

  • Meet or exceed assigned sales goals for all ticket products

  • Work events and games as assigned to support ticket sales efforts and promotional initiatives

  • Regularly produce accurate updates on prospecting activity, sales performance, outside appointment and event recaps



  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.

  • Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects

  • Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative

  • Ability to take direction without follow up

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others, establish a rapport and build strong interpersonal relationships

  • Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills.

  • Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other related computer skills required.  Familiar with Outbox a plus.


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