Tournament and Events Associate
PGA TOUR Superstore - Orlando, FL - Orlando, FL

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COMPANY OVERVIEW:

PGA TOUR Superstore is operated by Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., headquartered in Roswell, GA and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AMB Group, LLC (parent company of the Atlanta Falcons).

As the PGA TOUR's exclusive off-course/off-airport retail partner, PGA TOUR Superstore provides customers with access to the same technology and expertise that card-carrying TOUR Pros use each week in the TOUR Vans that accompany them. All stores are staffed with teaching professionals and have multiple state-of-the-art swing simulators, practice hitting bays, a putting green, and a chipping area. There is also an in-house club making and repair facility. Many stores are equipped with a full-size tennis court and a tennis professional on staff for lessons and clinics.

Along with equipment and accessories, PGA TOUR Superstore has an unmatched selection of men's, women's and juniors' apparel and footwear for golf and tennis.

For more information, visit www.PGATOURSuperstore.com, and click "Careers".

OVERALL FUNCTION OF THIS POSITION:

  • To increase the PGA TOUR Superstore market share through the selling of our tournament program, in-store special event development, utilization of the clubhouse and local partnerships such as The First Tee, golf courses and Chamber of Commerce.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: The knowledge, skills, and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a G.E.D. or high school diploma. College degree preferred.
  • Experience: Two (2) years of experience in sales, golf industry work or knowledge of golf tournament fundraising.
  • Work a predetermined/structured schedule as directed by the SSC Marketing Manager.

SKILLS:

  • Communication: Strong listening and interpersonal skills. Must possess good verbal, written and visual communication skills. Must feel comfortable prospecting through phone calls and emails as well as speaking in front of groups.
  • Organizational: Must have strong organizational skills especially with time management.
  • Vision: Ability to provide a compelling vision through written and visual communication.
  • Influencing: Able to influence and lead others without authority.
  • Computer: Basic computer skills with the working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook.

OVERALL FUNCTION OF THIS POSITON:

  • To increase the PGA TOUR Superstore market share through the selling of our tournament program, in-store special event development, utilization of the clubhouse and local partnerships such as The First Tee, golf courses and Chamber of Commerce.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet/exceed SSC monthly and annual success metrics
  • Enthusiastically promote and sell our tournament program to groups seeking donations or assistance for their golf or tennis tournament and increase year over year sales.
  • Set up meetings with prospective tournaments and able to explain in detail our program and communicating our vision while answering all questions and overcoming roadblocks.
  • Creating a value proposition while promoting the sale of logo and bulk merchandise to tournaments, businesses, clubs and local schools.
  • Works directly with SSC Community Relations/Marketing Manager with coordinating and marketing support.
  • Meets and works with store management to create in-store events to attract new and existing customers to our stores.
  • Works as the Community Captain for The First Tee in stores that do not have one or assists the current Community Captain to ensure the local chapter is being supported internally with promotions and events.
  • Collaborates with national and local junior tournaments to manage in store activities and events to ensure PGATSS alignment.
  • Attends local Chamber meetings with GM to promote PGATSS and network with local businesses to develop cross-functional events.
  • Prepare control logs and package the program for pick-up.
  • Monitor the return of signs and banners as well as keep an accurate inventory of tournament supplies.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with local golf courses and businesses.
  • Logs all meetings in the Outlook calendar and updates tournament database weekly.
  • Keeps a log of tournament inventory and submits it monthly.
  • Participates in all conference calls for The First Tee and tournament updates.
  • Keeps a consistent working knowledge of the store department assigned to increase store sales and give industry leady customer service.
  • Physical Requirements: Frequent periods are spent standing or sitting. This position requires some daily travel going from store to store and calling on clients.
  • Other: Must be able to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
  • Training Time required: 1 week

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. We comply with applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status. Such discrimination is unlawful and violates our policy. All persons involved in the operations of the Company are prohibited from engaging in discrimination. This company participates with eVerify.