Oak View Group

Group & Suite Experience Manager | Budweiser Gardens

Location CA-ON-London
Job ID
2022-8392
Group
OVG - Venue Management
Location Name
OVG VM - Budweiser Gardens
Category
Marketing & Sales
Type
Regular Full-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.

Overview

The Group and Suite Experiences Manager contributes to an exceptional client experience with an emphasis on selling and servicing group tickets and suite rentals for Budweiser Gardens in London. This position works with our Director of Partnerships and Premium Seating Manager to cultivate new and existing relationships with the London business community and promotes ticket packages for our family shows, concerts, and sporting events

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for sales, marketing and solicitation of new and ongoing Group ticket and suite rental business opportunities
  • Promotes group experiences and suite rentals for select family shows, concerts, dinner packages and other event related expenses
  • Assist in development and implementation of all aspects of sales plans focused on group experiences, including budget and goals, for family shows and select events
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients & tenant teams
  • Assist with the development and implementation of revenue and expense budget for Group Experiences Department
  • Track and manage weekly sales and activity reports
  • Responsible for the continued development of Group Experiences and Suite rental programs, including creation of new revenue streams for department and venue
  • Interview, select, mentor and evaluate Group Experiences interns each semester; partner with HR for postings and offers
  • Active member of the onsite marketing team, aligning objectives and goals to those of the department and venue
  • Building liaison between all suite rental clients and OVG Hospitality personnel.
  • Facilitate distribution of event tickets, welcome packages and post-event surveys to all suite rental clients
  • Collaborate with the Director of Partnerships and Premium Seating Manager in pursuing and booking suite rentals, processing payments, and providing information regarding upcoming rental opportunities to the rental contact list
  • Manage Group Experiences and Suite Rental web pages on Budweiser Gardens website and specialized CRM (ex. Salesforce).
  • Submits regular activity reports and performs related duties as required
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with both established clients and foster relationships with prospective and new clients
  • Create and maintain the Suite Rental Handbook
  • Exercise discretion and utilize independent decision-making during events that will best represent Budweiser Gardens and serve the client.
  • Provide excellent customer service assistance to internal/external clients and Exemplify the Great Experience philosophies

Qualifications

  • BS or BA degree (or equivalent experience) required with a minimum of 3 years of sales management experience. Strong management, motivational & organizational skills required.
  • Ability to handle a high volume of inbound and outbound phone calls
  • Demonstrated ability to function in a fast paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Detail oriented
  • Exemplary customer service & communication skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to travel as required, provide own transportation
  • Possess or the ability to acquire a valid driver’s license
  • Proficient computer skills in Windows including MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule including long hours, nights, weekends, and holidays

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

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.

Vaccination Statement

We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19.   Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.

EEO

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.

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