Sales & Operations Director – All-Academic Basketball

School: All-Academic Basketball
Position: Sales & Operations Director
Position Type: Full-time

All-Academic Basketball is a fast-growing camp & showcase series based out of Wilmington, MA. A part of 3Step Sports, the nation’s largest grassroots event operator, AAB is poised to continue its growth as part of the largest grassroots basketball network in the country. Operating events in 10+ states over the course of the year including an All-American Game at the Final Four, AAB is a great place to grow your basketball network, make an impact in the space and work with the present & future leaders of our industry.

Past Directors have gone on to pursue careers in college & professional basketball both in coaching and front-office roles. Places include Arizona State, Texas, UMass, VCU, Marquette, East Carolina, Florida Gulf Coast, Miami Dolphins, IMG Academy & more.

Job Description 

The Sales & Operations Director will be based out of the 3Step Sports corporate office in Wilmington, MA. Director is involved in every aspect of AAB’s planning of events and will have a wide range of responsibilities including but not limited to: market strategy, scheduling, operations, logistics, marketing, pricing strategy, customer relationship management, on-site operations and much more.

Duties Include: 

  • Responsible for communicating with all major customers and selling showcase slots to both individual customers and group accounts.
  • Working directly with All-Academic Basketball’s Managing Director on market strategy including, but not limited to: setting season schedules, projecting facility/uniform needs, implementing new market & social media strategies.
  • Assisting with venue/facility setup and breakdown. Acting as an on-site director at events and tournaments each weekend throughout different seasons for both AAB & partner organizations.
  • Working with strategic partners to penetrate new markets
  • Recruit a high level staff for each event, typically made up of top collegiate & prep school coaches
  • Recruit top local talent, media & scouting outlets to attend events
  • Drive revenue growth through building/maintaining strong customer relationships ● Communicate with multiple departments (marketing, operations, accounting, Human Resources on any needs for your circuit.

Desired Characteristics: 

  • Major in Sport Management, Business, Marketing, or a related field
  • Background in sales or customer relationship management.
  • Ability to be a leader and communicate with multiple people across departments
  • Ability to work in an extremely demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Prior event management experience
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Able to work extended hours including weekends
  • Willing to travel frequently to various locations including the New England, Tri-State, Mid-Atlantic or Southern Regions
Applicant Information:

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Jason Smith at j[email protected]

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