Old Dominion University – Spectra Venue Management
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 2021-6300
Old Dominion University and Spectra Venue Management are seeking a motivated, passionate, and service-oriented individual to become our next Assistant Athletics Director of Ticketing.
The Assistant Athletics Director, Ticketing will be responsible for developing and maintaining all aspects of athletic ticketing management for Old Dominion University including season ticket sales, game day ticket management, and fulfillment of marketing and sponsorship ticket packages for ODU Athletics. Use skills as a seasoned, experienced intercollegiate athletics professional with a full understanding of collegiate ticketing operations and campus/department policies and procedures to plan, administer, and coordinate the daily operations of a complex program.
Ticketed Old Dominion Athletic events include Football, Men's and Women's Basketball, Men's and Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, and Baseball.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in sports management, business administration, or a related field. Degrees in other fields will be considered if candidate has relevant experience.
Minimum of 2 years of progressively increasing responsibility in a collegiate athletic ticket office operation.
Working knowledge of NCAA rules and regulations with a personal commitment to operate within those rules is required.
Experience working with athletic development and sport marketing departments.
Customer service and management experience.
Must be available to cover full athletics event schedules, which may include managing the ticketing staff, working consecutive nights and weekends and during tournaments, and travelling to away events as necessary.
Experience with Paciolan ticketing system.
Represent Spectra as the primary liaison with ODU Athletics to provide excellent service and operations for all ticketing services associated with ODU Athletics - including season ticket renewals, promotion of new sales, seat allocations, compliance, ticket printing, packaging, and delivery.
Ticket responsibilities include Football, Men’s and Women’s Basketball and gate sales for Men’s and Women’s Soccer, Volleyball and Baseball.
Maintains accurate records and reporting of ticket sales and event attendance. Provides reporting throughout each season and prepares end of season settlement reports.
Assist Athletics Marketing in developing strategies, processes, and programs to maximize ticket sales and attendance at ODU Athletics events.
Develop strategies for reseating, processing, and implementing season ticket delivery.
Develop and maintain relationships with season ticket holders, donors, and vendors.
Remains current on and complies with all University, NCAA, and conference rules and regulations, as applicable, regarding intercollegiate athletic ticketing.
Maintains proper NCAA policies and records regarding complimentary admission to athletic events in conjunction with ODU Athletics compliance personnel.
Reconciles and reviews the daily cash, credit card, and safe activity of the box office. Maintains PCI compliance; receives cash, checks and credit card payments. Processes expenditures (invoices for payment).
Supervise Ticket Office Staff including various Student-Workers and Game Day Staff to ensure that customer service standards are met in all aspects of operation.
Independently supervise daily Ticket Office operations including ticket sales (walkup, phone, & internet), fund depositing, and customer relations and service.
Provide student ticketing services for home, away, and postseason contests – promote student attendance and facilitate associated ticketing.
Travel to away events which require ticketing services, especially away football games and postseason events.
Keep the ticketing website up to date with the most current information and trends.
Work with ticket printing company to ensure all season tickets are printed and mailed correctly.
Assist in building all facets of events in the Paciolan ticketing system.
Provide a superior level of customer service to ensure a positive experience for all patrons in order to promote Old Dominion University Athletics.
Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
May be required to assist with non-athletics events as needed.
Extensive weekend and evening work required.
Please include your salary requirements along with your resume.
Yes/No: Do you have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university?
Yes/No: Do you have a minimum of 2 years of progressively increasing responsibility in a collegiate athletic ticket office?
Yes/No: Do you have knowledge of Paciolan or a similar ticketing system?
Yes/No: Are you capable of working a flexible schedule including days, evenings, weekends, holidays, extended workdays, and extended numbers of days?
About Old Dominion University – Spectra Venue Management
Chartway Arena is a 219,330-square-foot (20,376 m2), multi-purpose arena in Norfolk, Virginia, United States, on the campus of Old Dominion University. Chartway Arena has 7,319 seats, 862 upper club/priority seats, and 16 luxury suites. In addition to being the home for ODU Men's and Women's Basketball, Chartway Arena hosts family-oriented events as well as concerts and lectures.
Kornblau Field at S.B. Ballard Stadium, formerly Foreman Field, is a 21,944-seat multi-purpose stadium on the campus of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.
Chartway Arena is managed by Spectra Venue Management. Spectra is the expert in hosting and entertainment, partnering with over 300 clients at 400 global properties to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra's expertise is embodied within three main divisions: Venue Management (formerly Global Spectrum), Food Services and Hospitality (formerly Ovations Food Services), and Ticketing & Fan Engagement (formerly Paciolan).