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Field Trip: New York Yankees (Campus-to-Careers)

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 • 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location: Busch Student Center, Room 115


Explore the possibilities through the new Campus-to-Careers Student Field Trip Series coordinated by University Career Services! During this trip, you will learn about various opportunities and network with professionals at the New York Yankees.

WEBSITE: https://www.mlb.com/yankees/

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Students exploring careers in sports sales. This trip is for ALL MAJORS. Preference given to sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

OPEN POSITION: Junior Sales Associate The Junior Sales Associate team supports the Premium and Season Ticket Sales departments in selling all inventory at Yankee Stadium including, but not limited to, premium seating, suites, season tickets, partial plans, and group tickets. Under the guidance of the Inside Sales Manager and Senior Premium Specialist, Junior Sales Associates will have the opportunity to learn about the sales process and develop their sales techniques. Junior Sales Associates will participate in a rigorous sales development program geared to prepare entry level candidates for a career within the sports industry.

Primary Responsibilities: - Identify and sell available ticket inventory by generating leads via outbound calls, along with in-game events - Participate in sales and retention efforts including, but not limited to, the servicing and up-selling of existing and new accounts - Manage interactions with clients and prospects by utilizing a customer relationship management database (CRM) - Participate in sales promotions and game day activities - Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Experience: - Proficiency using Microsoft Office and Outlook - Prior experience working in sales, sports or entertainment preferred - Strong work ethic and desire to build a career in professional sports - Proven customer service experience - Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills - Proven time management and organizational skills - Ability to work flexible hours in an outside stadium environment

SCHEDULE: Participants need to arrive at the Busch Student Center – Room 115 by 3:10PM to check-in; the bus will depart at 3:30PM; the site visit is scheduled from 5:00PM to 10:00PM and includes a tour, information session, networking panel, and the New York Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays game. The bus is expected to return to campus around 11:00PM.

RECOMMENDED ATTIRE: Please bring as little as possible with you. We will provide all participants with a pen and portfolio for you to take notes. Acceptable attire for the visit is business casual: no sneakers, t-shirts, shorts, or jeans. (Learn more about business casual at http://careers.rutgers.edu/userfiles/files/Fair_Attire.pdf)

REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Visit https://rutgers-csm.symplicity.com/events/BFSLFall2017 to register. A valid RUID number is required. Registration is not guaranteed.

For additional information: Contact University Career Services at careerservices@echo.rutgers.edu