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Account Executive Sales, Sports

Vantage Chicago, IL

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

VantageSportz - http://vantagesportz.com/ - is a national forum for communities, schools and teams to share stories, photos and videos from the perspective of those who know the athletes best – parents, friends, and faculty. We believe technology should solve your challenges. With our data insights, digital and mobile friendly solutions, you'll be able to automate, simplify, and grow faster while delivering a powerful and engaging experience at the same time.

 

Job Summary:

 

The Account Executive position is the perfect opportunity for a candidate familiar with the mid/long-term sales cycle and who is highly motivated by attractive bonus packages. As an Account Executive with VantageSportz you will assist high school athletic departments create a professional brand appearance and help establish an efficient means by which administrators manage each facet of their athletic program, through the integration and utilization of our platform-solutions. If sports are your passion – bring your A-game--VantageSportz is the place to be.

 

Key Responsibilities Included (but not limited to):

  • Promote usage of VantageSportz websites by networking with High School Athletic Directors, Coaches, Booster Clubs, Youth League organizations, Players and Parents
  • Identify new advertising markets, potential clients and propose products solutions that solve client needs
  • Solicit Sponsorship from local businesses for placement on VantageSportz Athletic web sites
  • Prepare and deliver sales presentations to new customers in order to sell new programs/services
  • Consult with local market company officials and business owners for the purposes of soliciting advertising on local pages on the VantageSportz website and VantageSportz mobile
  • Establish and grow your assigned territory through: cold calling; use of our advanced CRM platform; attend regional conferences and league/district meetings; field/create/develop new business opportunities.
  • Take ownership and drive the entire sales cycle from open to close.
  • Present engaging, high-energy product demonstrations to high school administrators.
  • Maintain and service the existing accounts-base.
  • Actively communicate user-feedback and ideas to the Product Owner, with the end-goal of making our products better, increase usage and out-perform the competition.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree – Required
  • Strong interest in local high school sports
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • 2+ years of inside/outside sales experience; ideally SaaS solutions to K-12, school administrators, athletic staff, referee's, sports clubs or sports facilities. 
  • Adept in territory management to maximize on opportunities  
  • Experience with CRM systems
  • Experience in advertising, marketing, sports marketing or management, communication, etc. is a plus
  • Demonstrated sales-process aptitude; possessing a relentless attitude and high, self and professional standards
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A self-motivated and self-starter, having the capacity to take direction and execute an action-plan

 

An Ideal Candidate May Be or May Have Been:

  • Anyone passionate about sports, especially at the high school level
  • Sports Coach, School Teacher, or Athletic Director (past or present)
  • Inside or Outside Sales Representative (past or present)

 

Vantage Sportz offers a competitive base salary; company benefits program including Medical, Dental, Vision, Short/Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, ID Theft Protection, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement, etc.; paid training; and professional career advancement opportunities.

 

Vantage is an equal opportunity employer

Company Description
Vantage is a world leader and innovator in the development and leveraging of artificial intelligence and natural language technologies in a broad spectrum of markets and industries. Integrating patented AI and linguistic tools, Vantage offers world-class products and services including award-winning Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions in several markets, including but not limited to education (both Higher Ed and K-12), government, and healthcare, to name a few.

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Great people, great benefits, cutting edge technology, growing organization!

Vantage is a world leader and innovator in the development and leveraging of artificial intelligence and natural language technologies in a broad spectrum of markets and industries. Integrating patented AI and linguistic tools, Vantage offers world-class products and services including award-winning Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions in several markets, including but not limited to education (both Higher Ed and K-12), government, and healthcare, to name a few.

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