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Sports Client Support Specialist

Ticketmaster

Dublin, Ireland 04-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
JOB DESCRIPTION – Sports Client Support Specialist

Company: Ticketmaster Ireland

Department: Sports

Location: Dublin

Reports to: Head of Sports

Working hours: 37.5 hours per week plus additional time as required

THE TEAM

Ticketmaster has been operating in Ireland since 1997. Recognised as the market leader in ticketing, the business is constantly investing in technology innovation and has a commitment to deliver world class service across the Entertainment, Arts and Sports ticketing sectors. Since launching its website in May 1998, Ticketmaster has established itself as the most popular and trusted destination for tickets North & South. Ticketmaster Ireland is part of Ticketmaster International.

THE JOB

To offer administrative, technical and operational support to our sports clients whilst promoting the highest standards of customer service and maintaining and developing client relationships. Working with some of the country's largest sporting organisations and their fans, the Client Support Specialist will need to assist in creating, reporting, monitoring, and managing tickets for all of their client events to meet each of their specific needs. Things move at a fast pace in this area, and you will need to be able to work with your colleagues and react to client requests to ensure you are always adhering to agreed SLAs.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
• To assist the Head of Sports in satisfying, retaining and developing current or future client relationships by ensuring good levels of communication with venues and teams whilst providing system support and query resolution.
• To support the Head of Sports in creating and managing events while effectively monitoring and managing available ticket inventory with a view to maximising its retail potential.
• To ensure that all event related information is communicated speedily and accurately in a way that ensures that the information is clearly received and easily understood by all relevant parties (internal and external).
• To develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of each client's business needs.
• To manage and maintain our client's white label ticketing website platform.
• To communicate with, and assist, our client's customers who are having issues pre and post purchase.
• To report all client service-related issues to the Head of Sports whilst ensuring that a high standard of client care is maintained at all times.
• To react in an efficient and courteous manner to client requests whilst adhering to all service level agreements (internal and external).
• To regularly review and update all client information/deal sheets in conjunction with the Head of Sports to include contractual information and service charges applied therein.
• To develop and maintain effective teamwork within the department, across genres and between the various departments and premises of the Company to include, but not limited to, Sales, Client Marketing, Event Programming and Customer Service teams to ensure that the needs of the client are met.
• To ensure that all event related information is accurate, up to date & accessible across all sales channels prior to on-sale and during the life cycle of each event.
• To attend event day box offices (venue based and 'green field' sites) in conjunction with the Operations Managers as directed by the Head of Sports.
• To promote, and offer, the highest level of customer service standards at all times to both internal and external customers.
• To recognise and embrace the operational requirements of the Account Management Team through a flexible approach towards hours of work and location of duties to include participation in a shift system of work as directed by the Head of Sports.
• To continuously seek ways in which to improve personal, team and business performance.
• To assist with, and contribute to, the day-to-day administration of the sports department under the guidance of the Head of Sports.
• To represent the Company, as required, at functions, events, and PR visits whilst ensuring that all business-related topics and agendas are communicated to relevant managers and Directors.
• To undertake any other relevant duties on an ad-hoc basis as they arise.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (or TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS)
• Ticketmaster systems experience preferable.
• A proven understanding of the ticketing/entertainment industry.
• A background in computer programming is preferable (primarily SQL knowledge)
• Full clean drivers' licence.

YOU (BEHAVIOURAL SKILLS)
• A highly motivated and conscientious individual.
• Excellent communication, inter-personal and customer care skills.
• Knowledge and interest in all sports.
• A pro-active nature to include a flexible approach to hours of work and location of duties.
• Ability to use self-initiative as well as work within a team.
• Excellent time management skills.
• A calm, patient and professional manner.
• Confident telephone manner.
• Confident in dealing with the general public face to face.
• Good organisational skills, with a high level of attention to detail.

TICKETMASTER VALUES
• Reliability – We understand that fans and clients rely on us to power their live event experiences, and we rely on each other to make it happen.
• Teamwork - – We believe individual achievement pales in comparison to the level of success that can be achieved by a team.
• Integrity – We are committed to the highest moral and ethical standards on behalf of the countless partners and stakeholders we represent.
• Belonging - We are committed to building a culture in which all people can be their authentic selves, have an equal voice and opportunities to thrive.

CULTURE

We're fans who help fans everywhere get into the live events they love. A proud division of Live Nation Entertainment, Ticketmaster has changed the way the world connects with their favourite artists, teams, and shows, and we continue to shape innovation every day. We're not just selling tickets (though we do that better than anyone else), we're enriching lives one incredible experience at a time. And we think that's pretty amazing. If you're passionate about the magic of live entertainment like we are, and you want to work at a company dedicated to helping millions of fans experience it, we want to hear from you.

We have a 'Fan First' mindset, placing customers at the heart of everything we do. Whether working behind the scenes or engaging directly with the 'Fan' you will be part of a culture that supports and enriches the fan experience. Your work, our passion… delivering world class experiences – Fan First.

Ticketmaster is the world's largest ticket marketplace and the global market leader in live event ticketing products and services. Through official partnerships with thousands of venues, artists, sports teams, festivals, performing arts centres and theatres, Ticketmaster now processes over 500 million tickets. As part of Live Nation Entertainment, the largest live entertainment company in the world, Ticketmaster is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as NYSE: LYV.

Ticketmaster operates in over 30 countries across North America, South America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Overall, the company employs over 6,500 individuals. Ticketmaster was established in Phoenix, Arizona in 1976.
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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g65wm8-18-232-52-135-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Ticketmaster

Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.