General Manager

  The Kingsport Axmen
  Kingsport, TN
  Posted/Updated: 11/30/21

Job Summary

The Kingsport Axmen are a member of the Appalachian League based in Kingsport, TN. The Appalachian League is a partner league of Major League Baseball. The Kingsport Axmen call Hunter Wright Stadium home.


Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to, the following:


  • Oversee all aspects of the franchise
  • Develop and execute an effective; corporate sales, ticket sales, group sales, food & beverage, marketing, community relations, promotional, stadium operations, baseball operations, financial, media relations plans
  • Take ownership of the overall planning, development, implementation, administration, and budget for the franchise 
  • Sell and service corporate sales
  • Sell and service season ticket & group sales accounts
  • Be aggressive in seeking new business and comfortable with cold calling
  • Ability to set qualified appointments on a weekly basis
  • Help in developing strategies for short and long range sales plan
  • Establish sales goals for each staff member
  • Meet a personal sales revenue goal by developing new relationships and growing existing relationships
  • Contact new Major Accounts, conduct sales presentations, qualify, negotiate and close new and additional business
  • Have strong organizational and follow up skills
  • Be Responsible for attending Chamber Events, Association Meetings, and other networking events held outside the office and in many cases after normal business offices
  • Administer superior customer service for all client’s year round
  • Having excellent communication skills and a high level of energy, enthusiasm, and a passion to be successful in the sports industry
  • Work includes flexible hours with night and weekend work in-season necessary
  • Report and work directly with Boyd Sports Vice President and President

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