Progressing from Intern to Sales Manager in 2008 I eventually took on the role of Director of Group Sales for the BayBears in 2009 where I managed and coordinated group activities for the 7000 seat Hank Aaron Stadium for each of the next 200 home games. Yearly game attendance averaged 220,000+ fans. Other responsibilities included the following:
The collection and summation of all in-game revenue. Including, start to finish production of corporate revenue game reports and yearly corporate sales reports.
Marketing and advertising including season tickets, suites, picnics, banquets, facilities, events, food, and BayBears Charities. Personal sales revenue growth of 160% in 2009, 43% in 2010, and projected 30+% by the conclusion of 2011 (departed in August). Personal sales accounts increased by 351% over the same period.
Diplomat - City of Mobile, Alabama Chamber of Commerce:
Official representative of the Mobile BayBears from 2010 through 2011. Awarded Diplomat of the Month twice.
Non-Profit Groups: Event Organizer & Coordinator (non game-day):
About 10 non-profit events, including, Every Step Walk (Hunter's Hope Foundation, 350 attendees), The Buddy Walk (National Down Syndrome Society, 600 attendees) and Merry Christmas Gulf Coast (BayCommunity Church, 5000+ attendees)
Curator Assistant: Hank Aaron Childhood Home & Museum:
Organized, coordinated and led 1,300 underprivileged students from the Mobile County Public School System in tours of the stadium and museum during their annual study of black history.
Box Office Sales / Promotions Assistant / Media & Pressbox Assistant / Gift Shop Cashier