Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.
We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:
The Vice President of Business Development is responsible for achieving the company’s set objectives in the food, beverage, and related hospitality services market segments by developing new contracts and opportunities in the sector. This position is responsible for generating, managing and coordinating outside sales, as well as directing and implementing marketing functions as required. The Vice President of Business Development will independently manage and oversee all aspects of the sales process from determining the market and understanding consumer and competitors’ behaviors to constantly gathering, analyzing and updating information relating to each sector by identifying the strength and weakness of company strategy within our competitive set. The Vice President oversees and manages the standards of designing commercial proposals specific to prospects and the clients and ensures that it is line with the relevant market segment and in order with the company’s overall strategic objectives. The Vice President of Business Development is customarily and regularly engaged away from the office in order to attend industry trade shows and networking events, make sales calls to clients or potential clients, or obtain new sales leads.
This position will travel throughout the country, primarily in the West region which currently includes WA, OR, CA, AZ, NV, ID, MT, WY, UT, CO, NM. Base salary as listed and the position is also eligible for commission income.
The Vice President of Business Development maintains a consistently positive and professional relationship with internal and external clients. The Vice President of Business Development will handle sales and customer service issues including providing outstanding customer service; researching, resolving and clarifying questions; and providing knowledgeable and appropriate suggestions regarding the variety of hospitality and related management service options. The Vice President of Business Development will facilitate the flow of information internally, as well as communicate with all clients and vendors.
The Vice President of Business Development must be able to work a variable shift, including evenings and weekends, depending upon business requirements, to best serve our client partners.
This role will pay a salary of $130,000 to $170,000.
For FT roles: Benefits: Health, Dental and Vision insurance, 401(k) savings plan, 401(k) matching, and paid time off (vacation days, sick days, and 11 holidays).
Job Title: Vice President of Business Development
Company: OVG Hospitality
Reports to: SVP Business Development
Exempt or non-exempt: Exempt
Supervises People: No
Number of Direct Reports: 0
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At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.
Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.