Sports Sales Director - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California, United States · Strategy

Description

Looking to help pro sports teams sell thousands more tickets and join one of the fasted growing startups in live events? We’re looking for a Sports Sales Director to take a proven live event ticket sales model and bring it to professional sports.

Fans have sold more than 500k tickets to some of the best music festivals in the world through Verve’s software, including Bonnaroo, Beyond Wonderland, Electric Zoo, and hundreds more. We recently closed an $18m round of funding with an express objective of establishing advocacy programs in professional sports, and our developers are building the technology required to make that possible.

We’re the best there is at running advocacy programs, and we’re looking for someone that lives and breathes the sports world to bring domain expertise. You’ll work with our Director of Strategic Accounts as the ‘tip of the spear’ establishing advocacy in the sports market.


Over the next 12 months you’ll:



Requirements

What background will you have?

We’re looking for someone that understands the in’s and out’s of the business of pro sports teams. Maybe you’ve managed the group sales department for a team, maybe you’ve sold ticketing or analytics software to them. Domain experience is a must.

Skills

Benefits

About Verve

Verve is building a platform which enables our global network of advocates to sell products and services they love to their friends in exchange for unique experiences and rewards. We've established a beachhead in live entertainment and work with some of the biggest events in the world, and are rapidly expanding our festival and event portfolio across the U.S., UK, Europe, and Australasia. As we continue to expand rapidly within this market, we’re also developing and launching exciting new technology for major sports franchises to connect directly with their biggest fans.

At Verve we believe in a culture of freedom and ownership. We empower you to own the value you create and impact on our future success. And we believe that to act as an owner you should be empowered to work in the way that enables you to deliver the best results – how and when you do is up to you. You choose your hours, where you work, the meetings you attend and the amount of vacation to take in order to create the most value and be at your best.

The perks:

Verve care deeply about helping the tech industry become a more inclusive and diverse place and we work hard to lead by example. We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity through attracting and retaining a complementary team of employees and building an inclusive environment for all.

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