The Altoona Curve, Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates, are currently accepting applications for the position of Sponsorship Account Executive. The successful candidate will be responsible for the sales and service of sponsorship and advertising packages to local, regional, and national companies and organizations. Sponsorship Account Executives will be responsible for cultivating new business through leads, referrals, market awareness, and other initiatives such as membership in clubs and organizations that bring businesses together. Retention and growth of existing sponsorship accounts is also expected of the successful candidate. In addition to sponsorship sales, other duties may include, but will not be limited to, assisting in marketing, promotions, season and group ticket sales, ballpark/grounds, and other areas of the operation as needed. A college degree with a concentration in sports management, marketing, or business is preferred. One-to-two years of sales experience is required, while previous experience in professional or collegiate sports sales/marketing is preferred. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Excel, Publisher, and Word is preferred. Successful candidate must be able to work nights, weekends, and extended hours during Curve home games and other special events at Peoples Natural Gas Field.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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