Arena Arena

Premium Inside Sales Representative - 8 Month Program ( Arena) Arena - Part Time
Los Angeles · CA
Sponsorship Sales & Activation: Sales
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For more than 20 years, AEG has played a pivotal role in transforming sports and live entertainment. Annually, we host more than 160 million guests, promote more than 10,000 shows and present more than 22,000 events around the world. We are committed to innovation, artistry, and community, and leverage the power of our 300+ venues, leading sports franchises, marquee music brands, integrated entertainment districts, premier ticketing platform and global sponsorship activations, to create memorable moments that give the world reason to cheer.

Our business is interwoven with the human mind and heart, and we strive to build a diverse and inclusive company that reflects the artists, athletes, and fans that we host; reach beyond traditional boundaries to support the communities in which we operate; and minimize our impact on the environment by adopting sustainable practices throughout our business operations.

If you want to be challenged to up your game and make a difference, then join us in giving the world reason to cheer!

About Arena Arena has undoubtedly developed an unrivaled reputation for excellence having established itself as one of the world’s busiest and most successful venues in the world. As the home of four professional sports franchises – the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers, the NHL’s LA Kings and the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks – Arena has proven to be a home court advantage for the local teams. The AEG owned and operated arena continues to distinguish itself as the host of major, high-profile events of national and international distinction including the 2004, 2011 & 2018 NBA All-Star Games, 2002 & 2017 NHL All-Star Game, 2000 Democratic National Convention, 2009 World Figure Skating Championships and 20 GRAMMY Awards shows. Arena twenty-three years have also been marked with performances and special events that brought international stature to the downtown Los Angeles venue including concerts Taylor Swift, Drake, Beyoncé, Prince, U2, Paul McCartney, Garth Brooks, Usher, Jay-Z, Keith Urban, Roger Waters, Britney Spears, Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Michael Bublé, Carrie Underwood and Justin Timberlake, as well as world championship boxing, family shows and special events. Hosting over 250 events a year, the arena’s reputation for world-class amenities, features and commitment to quality of service and the guest experience is second to none. These include comfortable seating, state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, concession stands offering a variety of food and beverages, and merchandise stores where fans can purchase team-related memorabilia. Arena is not only a great venue for sports and entertainment, but it also holds a special place in the hearts of the local community. It has witnessed numerous historic moments, unforgettable performances, and has become an iconic landmark in the city of Los Angeles.

Position Summary:

The Premium Inside Sales Representative participates in a part-time eight-month sales development program, training in phases to sell a variety of AEG events, group tickets, VIP packages, event suites, premium inventory and more. The Representative will have a full range of sales opportunities, each with a specified focus throughout the program. Events include, but are not limited to: LA Lakers, LA Kings and LA Sparks games, concerts, family shows, award shows, boxing and special events at Arena, Peacock Theater, and L.A. LIVE. 

The eight-month program encompasses four phases: Training & Technique, Development, Expansion and Preparation. The Representative works closely with their sales manager through each phase as well as a senior level mentor who will help provide guidance throughout the eight months.

Essential Functions:

  • Outbound Calls (prospecting/calling past buyers) – daily, weekly and monthly call goals (75% Daily)
  • Working events – including visiting clients, assisting with "Member Only" events, sales and customer service booths, greeting VIP guests, etc. (10% Weekly)
  • Attend and participate in weekly sales meetings and staff huddles (5% Weekly)
  • Business development research (10% Daily)

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum education level of: High School Diploma or its equivalency (BA/BS Degree Preferred)
    • Must currently be a senior in college or recently graduated in the last year
  • A minimum of 0-1 years of related work experience 
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced and continuously changing work environment
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, nights, evenings, and overtime, where necessary to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Sales Experience
  • Bilingual English/Spanish

Pay Scale: $16.90 plus commission

AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside their normal description.

AEG is committed to developing a diverse workforce reflective of the marketplace and the communities in which we do business. We believe a diverse workforce is not merely an advantage; it is mandatory for any company to be successful in today's business climate.

Anschutz Entertainment Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any individual, employee, or application for employment on the basis of race, color, marital status, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, or any other legally protected status recognized by federal, state or local law.

This Employer is subject to the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance (FCIHO) (LAMC189.00)