Assistant Director, Ticket Operations & Sales The University of Delaware Newark, Delaware
The Assistant Director, Ticket Operations & Sales, at the University of Delaware is a valued member within the University and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation Services (DIARS), upholding and embracing the departmental mission of “Inspiring Greatness Together.”
The Assistant Director, Ticket Operations & Sales reports to the Assistant Athletic Director, Ticket Operations. This position’s main responsibilities are managing the ticket operations for internal and external events hosted by DIARS, overseeing part-time staffing (recruiting, hiring, scheduling, and training) and supporting sales initiatives by managing the ticketing, CRM and marketing automation software systems.
This position requires a flexible work schedule, including late evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
Oversee ticket operations for internal and external events, which includes building manifests and events in the ticketing system, administer on-sales, provide sales reports to event organizers as requested and accurately compile all financial data regarding ticket revenue.
Manage ticket operations for university events, such as student organization events, lectures, and other entertainment events. Communicate effectively with internal customers to provide quality ticketing services for each of the University departments including Music, Theatre, Center for Black Culture and Student Centers.
Sales support: Provides the Sales & Service department with related database needs, such as email communication lists, mailing lists, phone call campaigns, marketing automation campaigns, etc. Develop and implement best practices in CRM software.
Recruit, hire, train, and schedule part-time ticket office staff, which includes office interns and event day staff.
Primary supervisor of ticket operations and sales for Women’s Volleyball and Women’s Lacrosse, including post-season and special events. Assist with game day supervision for all ticketed sports and events.
Manage 50/50 Sales and the Blue Hens Seats program for football.
Maintain competence in the use of all functions of the ticket system, including creation of manifests and monitoring of sales.
Work closely with the Assistant Athletic Director for Event Sales on various events throughout the year.
Assist in overseeing the day-to-day operation of the Delaware Ticket Office and several remote locations for door sales (including Mitchell Hall, Ice Arena, Bayard Sharp, Pearson Hall, Clayton Hall, and Student Center locations).
Assist in the supervision and coordination of the operation of the Delaware Ticket Office:
o Implement and monitor the policies and procedures. o Monitor work performance of part-time ticket office staff to ensure accuracy and compliance to established policies and procedures. o Prepare ticketing reports as required. o Responsible for all facets of daily operation of ticketing system
Ensure the control and distribution of all tickets in accordance with established policies and procedures and NCAA rules and regulations.
Assist in the implementation of customer service and retention strategies to deliver consistently positive service and exceed set goals in annual ticket sales revenue
Process monthly transfer of revenue journal vouchers for UD departments who purchase tickets for external events and request for checks for settlements for off-campus promoters.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree and two years working experience in athletic ticketing, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of the principals and practices of office management.
Knowledge of unit programs, policies and procedures preferred.
Ability to communicate and interact well with people of all ages and diverse backgrounds in a customer service setting.
To Apply: For more information and to apply online visit: https://careers.udel.edu/en-us/listing/. Search for Job ID 496607.
Equal Employment Opportunity The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment. The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values.
Internal Number: 496607
About The University Of Delaware
One of the oldest institutions of higher education in this country, the University of Delaware today combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology. The University of Delaware is a Land-Grant, Sea-Grant, Urban-Grant and Space-Grant institution with its main campus in Newark, DE, located halfway between Washington, DC and New York City. Please visit our website at www.udel.edu.