Flyers Name Jim Willits Senior Director of Sales for Flyers and Phantoms
/ Philadelphia Flyers
The Philadelphia Flyers announced that Jim Willits has been named senior director of sales for the Flyers and the Flyers' American Hockey League affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms, according Flyers' Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Communications Shawn Tilger.
"Jim makes an excellent addition to our sales staff with over 10 years of experience in hiring, motivating and training sales people," Tilger said in making the announcement.
In his new duties, Willits, 34, will be responsible for revenue generation through the marketing and sales of individual, season and group tickets to all Flyers and Phantoms games. He has 10 years experience in marketing, sales and client experience. Prior to joining the Flyers, he was the director of ticket sales for the Cleveland Indians from 2002 to 2004.
Willits has also worked with the Phoenix Coyotes in various roles, including director of ticket sales, ticket sales manager, season ticket sales coordinator and senior account executive from 1998 to 2002.
Willits, 34, is single and resides in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.