Major League Soccer

  • National Sales Center: Sales Trainees

    Job Locations US-MN-Blaine
    ID
    2018-1414
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    National Sales Center
  • Overview

    The Opportunity: The MLS National Sales Center is seeking positive and passionate individuals to enter an intensive and highly selective two-to-three-month sales training program. The National Sales Center is a performance-based program which allows successful NSC Trainees the opportunity to interview for sales positions at MLS Clubs. We have 3 sessions a year that we are currently hiring for, January, June and September.

    Success Rate: The MLS National Sales Center has produced over 300 hires for 24 MLS clubs over 28 sessions.

    Responsibilities

    How NSC Trainees will Succeed: NSC Trainees are put through a world-class sales training process gaining in-depth knowledge of MLS Ticket Sales by working with MLS clubs and partners, selling premium inventory, season tickets, mini plans, and group tickets. Trainees will primarily use phone and email to market and sell packages but will also have the opportunity to practice face-to-face selling in select instances. Each NSC Trainee is also provided day-to-day mentoring by upper-level MLS executives.

    Success throughout Your Career: We believe a solid foundation allows the opportunity for advancement. In the seven years of the NSC’s existence, over 50 NSC Alumni have risen in the ranks to move into management roles at various MLS Clubs.

    Qualifications

    Who is Best for this Position: The best candidates for this position must be driven, positive, and have a PASSION for soccer. Specifically, the best individual will meet all the criteria below:

    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college and commitment to be a soccer sales industry leader
    • Ability to participate in entire two-to-three-month curriculum (evening, weekend, and potential holiday hours)
    • Ability to work as a team player
    • Proficient in basic computer software programs
    • Strong organizational and communication skills
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Willingness to learn
    • Ability to move to Blaine, MN at the National Sports Center for the duration of the program
    • Ability to relocate to an MLS Club immediately following the training session

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