Zero Gravity Basketball is seeking young professionals for an Associate Regional Director position. Associate Regional Directors will be in a leadership position for the country’s leading event operator in grassroots sports. Applicants must be motivated and dependable, sports-minded individuals that are committed to contributing to a wide-range of responsibilities on a day-to-day basis. Candidates that show a willingness to be flexible, selfless, and have a high degree of self-motivation are characteristics Zero Gravity will be looking for and puts above all else. Associate Regional Directors will be heavily involved in sales on a week to week basis, as well as managing top customer accounts and assisting with our customer’s needs. Applicants will oversee and manage a small staff in-season and need to have experience or an educational background in CRM and/or event operations. Associate Regional Directors will be paid a base salary with the opportunity to make additional incentives based off of performance related but not limited to: sales, customer relationship management, scheduling, and on-site operations among others.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Daily sales calls to acquire teams for Zero Gravity Basketball events
•Work with Regional Director's to set-up sales strategies for events as well as targeted marketing strategies
•Assist in customer relationship management by assisting customers with signing up for tournaments, paying for tournaments, tournament related questions/complaints, etc.
•Work directly with the CEO/CFO to find and execute events in new markets
•Use tournament software to schedule Zero Gravity Basketball events
•Responsible for collecting and presenting CRM data on a monthly basis
•Assists in weekend tournaments operations including tournament and site directing which may require travel throughout the country
•Attend weekly staff meetings and other duties as assigned by Managers
•Assisting in the planning, communication, and execution of tournament logistics
Graduates of a 4-year college/university who has or is working towards a degree in Sport Management or a related field
Drive, ambition, and motivation for success with an outstanding work ethic
Planning and organizing, can prioritize work activities; uses time efficiently
High attention to detail
Ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment
Able to adapt to change and improvise in situations
Ability to work extended hours including nights and weekends
Additional Salary Information: After first six months, will be re-evaluated with opportunities to make additional incentive money
About Zero Gravity Basketball
Zero Gravity Basketball is a youth basketball event operator based out of Wilmington, MA and is the market leader of grassroots events throughout the Northeast, having expanding to new markets in the South, South East, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Capital District, and West Coast in the past few years. Zero Gravity plans and manages basketball tournaments, leagues, prep school showcases, clinics and camps for children and young adults to expand their academics through athletic participation. Zero Gravity has many established partnerships including Adidas, Gatorade, and the Jr. NBA.