MLS Jobs


Current available jobs in Sales & Marketing:


» Outside Sales Representative - Part-Time - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» 50/50 Raffle Seller - Chicago Fire Foundation - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)
» Camp Coordinator - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)
» Campus Brand Ambassador - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)
» Inside Sales Representative - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)
» Season Membership Account Executive - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)
» Group Sales Account Executive - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)
» Ticket Seller - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Account Executive, Membership Sales - D.C. United (Washington DC, DC)
» FC Dallas Foundation 50/50 Raffle Sales Associate - FC Dallas (Frisco, TX)
» Sales Representative & New Membership Sales - FC Dallas (Frisco, TX)
» Marketing Assistant/Street Team - Houston Dynamo and Dash (Houston, TX)
» Sr. Multicultural Account Executive - Houston Dynamo/BBVA Compass Stadium (Houston, TX)
» Service Executive, Supporter Relations - LA Galaxy (Carson, CA)
» Amateur Soccer Account Executive - LA Galaxy (Carson, CA)
» Part-Time - Sales Associate - LA Galaxy (Carson, CA)
» Manager, Business Development - Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles, Ca)
» Coordinator, Licensing and Brand Management - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)
» Manager, Property and Commercial Development - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)
» Director, Fan Campaign Management - Major League Soccer (New York, Ny)
» Senior Analyst, Data Strategy - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)
» Manager, Data Management - Major League Soccer (New york, NY)
» Coordinator, Partnership Marketing - Major League Soccer (New york, NY)
» Production Assistant- (6 Months) - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)
» Senior Director, Club Branding - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)
» Senior Producer - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)
» Product Designer - Major League Soccer (New York, Ny)
» Manager, Licensing - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)
» Sales Trainee - Session XXV - Major League Soccer (MLS) National Sales Center (Minneapolis, MN)
» Box Office Supervisor - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Box Office Associate - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Bilingual Account Executive - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Account Executive - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» New Business Development Representative - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Cultural Liaison - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Event Lead - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Brand Ambassador - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Hospitality and Partnership Services Representative - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» College Ambassador - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Sales Trainee - Session XXVI - MLS National Sales Center (Minneapolis, MN)
» Community Relations Associate - New England Revolution (Foxboro, MA)
» College Ambassador - New England Revolution (Foxborough, MA)
» Grassroots Marketing Representative - New England Revolution (Foxboro, MA)
» Team Mascot - New England Revolution (Foxborough, MA)
» Premium Sales Manager - New York City FC (New York, NY)
» Fan & Membership Services Executive - New York City FC (New York, NY)
» Partnership Marketing Manager - New York City FC (New York, NY)
» Sales Associate - New York City FC (New York, NY)
» Account Executive - New York City FC (New York, NY)
» Fan Services Account Executive - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)
» Inside Sales Consultant-Part-time - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)
» Ticket Office Representative - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)
» Corporate Partnership Sales - Manager/Director - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)
» CTO, Chief Tattoo Officer - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Inside Sales Representative - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Coordinator, Partnership Marketing - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Manager, Philadelphia Union Foundation & Community Relations - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Game Day - 5050 Raffle Ticket Seller - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Premium Sales - Senior Account Executive or Account Executive - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Street Team - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)
» Production Designer - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)
» Group Experience Consultant - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)
» Box Office Assistant (Part Time) - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)
» Box Office Associate - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)
» Business Development Manager - Corporate Partnerships - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Junior Designer - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Sales Associate, Swope Park Rangers USL - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Marketing Strategist - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Mascot Performer - Swope Park Rangers, USL (Kansas City, MO)


Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Outside Sales Representative - Part-Time - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

Please Note:  This is a Part-Time Position, $10.00/hour + Commission

Reports to:  Manager of Outside Sales

 Description:  The Chicago Fire Soccer Club is seeking an Outside Sales Representative. The Chicago Fire is seeking energetic, outgoing, and soccer-passionate individuals to represent the club at home game and events throughout the Chicagoland community. These candidates will be an integral part of all grassroots sales efforts via brand building and driving ticket sales throughout the Chicagoland area. This part-time, paid position aims to provide those seeking future sports employment with excellent resume-building grassroots sales, marketing, and events experience with a professional team.

 Responsibilities (include, but not limited to):

  • Represent the Chicago Fire Soccer Club at soccer and non-soccer related events such as youth soccer tournaments, festivals, picnics and community events throughout the Chicagoland area year round
  • Raise brand awareness and sell tickets at grassroots events
  • Exemplify the core characteristics of a strong sales culture  e.g. strong interpersonal skills, prompt and professional follow-through, openness to new ideas and suggestions, as well as exhibiting constant “Fire” enthusiasm toward internal and external contacts
  • Create and foster a positive sales culture within the sales team, as well as the entire front office
  • Represent the Chicago Fire and its respective partners/sponsors with enthusiasm, energy, pride, passion and professionalism
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by the Outside Sales Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to respond to any situation quickly and professionally
  • Comfort with public interactions and sharing knowledge of the Chicago Fire
  • Ability to work well on a team
  • Willingness to learn in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work a minimum of 20 hours monthly which may include evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • Strong computer proficiency 
  • Bilingual, Spanish preferred
  • Sales experience, although not required
  • Ability to lift at least 30 pounds at a time
  • Candidates must live in the Chicagoland area or able to relocate
  • Regular access to a car, a clean driving record, proof of auto insurance and a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external staff in addition to clients in a respectable, professional and enthusiastic manner.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a flexible schedule with the ability to work a mix of weekdays, weekends, and holidays?
2. Are you bilingual? If yes, please list language(s)
3. What sales experiences do you have that uniquely qualifies you for this role?


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Sales & Marketing: Fundraising/Major Gifts
50/50 Raffle Seller - Chicago Fire Foundation - Chicago Fire Soccer Club (Bridgeview, IL)

 POSITION TITLE: 50/50 Raffle Seller

DEPARTMENT: Chicago Fire Foundation

REPORTS TO: Events and Development Coordinator, Chicago Fire Foundation

The Chicago Fire's goal on the field is to play hard and win. Its goal off the field is to contribute to the quality of life in Chicago and its surrounding communities. Through the Chicago Fire Foundation, the Fire is able to give back by developing programs that reach out to Chicagoland's community. Must be able to attend orientation on March 4, 2017.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Chicago Fire Foundation is looking for high-energy, motivated sellers to join our 50/50 raffle sales team for the 2017 season.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

·         Sell 50/50 raffle tickets in an enthusiastic manner

·         Actively approach fans pre-game and in-game to explain the details of the 50/50 raffle program

·         Utilize portable electronic tablets and printers for the sale of tickets

·         Accurately handle all transactions and distribution of tickets

·         Answer fan questions regarding raffle program, as well as basic TOYOTA PARK and Chicago Fire     information

·         Understand the mission of the Chicago Fire Foundation

·         Represent the Club and Foundation as brand ambassadors

·         Time Requirement: Arrive 90 minutes before game time. Shift ends during the second half.

QUALIFICATIONS

·         Must be 18+ years old

·         Must have reliable transportation to TOYOTA PARK

·         Must be prompt and arrive to games on time

·         Must be a responsible, motivated individual with a competitive spirit

·         Must have superior customer service skills

·         Must demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the Chicago Fire

·         Must be able to take and follow directions well

·         Must be able to work a minimum of 10 Chicago Fire home matches (March-October)

·         Prior customer service or sales experience is a plus

·         Candidates must be willing to work nights and weekends


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Sales & Marketing: Event Operations/Management
Camp Coordinator - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)

Columbus Crew SC Overview

Columbus Crew SC (Soccer Club) is the first club in Major League Soccer and in 2015, Crew SC was crowned MLS Eastern Conference Champions in the organization’s 20th season. Owned and operated by Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV), it won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008 and also won the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as well as MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. The 2017 campaign is the Black & Gold’s 19th season at historic MAPFRE Stadium -- the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States – where the club set single-season sellout records and hosted the 2015 MLS Cup. The club was purchased by PSV on July 29, 2013 as part of the privately held investment and management firm’s sports and entertainment business enterprise.

Description

Columbus Crew SC is seeking a Camp Coordinator in our Player Development Department. This position is responsible for the development and oversight of new business as well as the strategic execution of partner activation programs with a specific focus on Crew SC Camps programming. A primary focus for this position is to recognize soccer related revenue opportunities while achieving departmental goals and objectives.

The position is based in Columbus, Ohio and reports to the Senior Director, Player Development.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Generate revenue through new Camp sales.
  • Develop and manage Crew SC Camp Programming administratively, competitively and operationally.
  • Manage Crew SC Camp Program budget and internships.
  • Identify, confirm and evaluate camp staffing.
  • Evaluate, improve and implement the camp curriculum.
  • Order and manage all camp equipment and merchandise
  • Generation of net revenue through Crew SC Camps and other soccer related programming.
  • Collaborate with marketing, promotions, ticket sales and services, public relations and community relations among other organization departments to maximize opportunities, share new ideas and fulfill soccer programs.
  • Create and build a professional environment that grows the Crew SC brand.
  • Assist in the development and management of Player Development affiliates and deliverables.
  • Promote Crew SC through representation in community activities and civic organizations
  • Other projects as assigned

Required skills, experience & abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, sports management or related field
  • 2-3 years’ experience in the camp and/or event industry
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Hard working and high energy
  • High proficiency in event logistics and operations
  • Demonstrated professionalism with both internal and external audiences
  • Able to work independently and with a team
  • Must be available some evenings and weekends
  • CPR and AED Certified

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Sales & Marketing: Marketing
Campus Brand Ambassador - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)

Columbus Crew SC Overview

Columbus Crew SC (Soccer Club) is the first club in Major League Soccer and in 2015, Crew SC was crowned MLS Eastern Conference Champions in the organization’s 20th season. Owned and operated by Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV), it won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008 and also won the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as well as MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. The 2017 campaign is the Black & Gold’s 19th season at historic MAPFRE Stadium -- the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States – where the club set single-season sellout records and hosted the 2015 MLS Cup. The club was purchased by PSV on July 29, 2013 as part of the privately held investment and management firm’s sports and entertainment business enterprise.

Description

Do you like interacting with people? Are you self-motivated, outgoing and creative? Columbus Crew SC is looking for Campus Brand Ambassadors for the 2017 season to spread his or her contagious passion for Crew SC across campus. This position offers collaboration with Crew SC professionals along with direct promotional and marketing experience in professional sports. while providing opportunities for students to build their professional networks.

The 2017 Brand Ambassador position has flexible hours to accommodate an academic schedule. Candidates must be actively pursuing education in Communications, Marketing or related field of study.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist Marketing Department and Crew SC Brand Ambassador in planning and executing events and promotions primarily on campus with additional off campus opportunities
  • Share passion for soccer with supporters, client, vendors and the community
  • Prepare materials, maps and serve as on-site point of contact for brand events
  • Assist with logistics for brand events including setup, execution and tear down
  • Prepare and anticipate marketing needs for individual activations, events and promotions
  • Assist with social media, gathering information, taking and posting photographs and writing brand appropriate content when necessary
  • Track branding events and contacts, including name, date, location, and contact information
  • Distribute Crew SC collateral

Required skills, experience & abilities

  • Actively enrolled in a college or university program on a college campus
  • Demonstrated high energy and enthusiasm with a passion for Crew SC
  • Knowledge and understanding of sports business required
  • Valid driver’s license and at least 21 years of age
  • Able to lift 50lbs as well as stand and/or walk for long periods of time
  • Communications, marketing or promotional background preferred
  • Able to attend most Crew SC home matches, including evening and weekend assignments
  • Able to maintain the highest level of professionalism within a professional sports environment
  • Able to be available for highly variable hours including evenings, weekends and some holidays
  • Knowledge of Columbus Crew SC and Major League Soccer required

To apply:  Please submit a cover letter, resume and video elevator pitch via TeamWork Online. Tell us about your passion for sport and share why you believe you will be the next Campus Brand Ambassador!


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Inside Sales Representative - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)

Columbus Crew SC Overview

Columbus Crew SC (Soccer Club) is the first club in Major League Soccer and in 2015, Crew SC was crowned MLS Eastern Conference Champions in the organization’s 20th season. Owned and operated by Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV), it won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008 and also won the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as well as MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. The 2017 campaign is the Black & Gold’s 19th season at historic MAPFRE Stadium -- the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States – where the club set single-season sellout records and hosted the 2015 MLS Cup. The club was purchased by PSV on July 29, 2013 as part of the privately held investment and management firm’s sports and entertainment business enterprise.

Description

Columbus Crew SC is committed to developing future sales professionals and leaders in our organization and the sports industry. Crew SC is seeking Sales Representatives to join our Inside Sales Department. The opportunity includes initial training and on-going support from successful professionals in the industry and potential for advancement.

If you are interested in beginning a career in Major League Sports, have a willingness to learn and drive to excel, we can provide a solid foundation of skills that can lead to success within the Club and beyond.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for selling season memberships, partial plans, group outing ticket packages, suites, and premium hospitality to corporations and the general public
  • Meet or exceed monthly or yearly sales goals
  • Attend weekly sales meetings and training sessions
  • Develop and implement effective sales techniques by applying sales and service best practices, networking, prospecting, referral gathering, and personal database management
  • Build relationships to grow account base through repeat business and referrals
  • Conduct in-office appointments at MAPFRE Stadium as well as out of office appointments to increase new business opportunities
  • Positively contribute to the overall culture of the sales team through continued relationships with all team members
  • Provide excellent customer service to existing and new clients and supporters

 Required skills, experience & abilities

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Sales experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite including PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population, including strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • High attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and take initiative
  • Able to work some evenings, weekends and holidays

Applicants may be invited to attend Columbus Crew CS’s Sales Training and Job Forum. This forum offers you a chance to learn high-level ticket sales techniques, as well as showcase your abilities in an innovative training and interview experience. Led by Crew SC’s own sales and marketing executives, participants will leave with a more in-depth knowledge of what it takes to be successful in professional sports. Participants who demonstrate exceptional ability may also leave with a job offer from the Columbus Crew SC’s Inside Sales Team. The forum is a great way to start or advance your career in sports.


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Season Membership Account Executive - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)

Columbus Crew SC Overview

Columbus Crew SC (Soccer Club) is the first club in Major League Soccer and in 2015, Crew SC was crowned MLS Eastern Conference Champions in the organization’s 20th season. Owned and operated by Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV), it won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008 and also won the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as well as MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. The 2017 campaign is the Black & Gold’s 19th season at historic MAPFRE Stadium -- the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States – where the club set single-season sellout records and hosted the 2015 MLS Cup. The club was purchased by PSV on July 29, 2013 as part of the privately held investment and management firm’s sports and entertainment business enterprise.

Description

Columbus Crew SC is seeking an Account Executive with a passion for selling professional sports. This Account Executive position is responsible for generating revenue through the sale of Season Memberships, along with the potential to cross-sell other products such as group sales and premium hospitality.

The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated, competitive, driven sales professional who leads by example, possesses the ability to establish solid business relationships, maintains a professional attitude and maximizes opportunities to increase revenue potential. The position is based in Columbus, Ohio and reports to the Senior Director, Ticket Sales.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Generate new business from the sale of Season Memberships and partial plans with Columbus Crew SC
  • Aggressively build new relationships through self-prospecting, research, cold calling and social selling in the corporate community with a focus on face to face appointments
  • Develop relationships with single match and group ticket buyers with a focus on business to consumer sales
  • Leveraging sales events and Crew SC Matchdays to engage and create new prospects
  • Meet established activity and sales goals
  • Develop professional relationships for referral leads
  • Maintain a high level of sales performance and customer service

Required skills, experience & abilities

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Minimum of 1 year of sales experience required and sports sales experience is preferred
  • High level of organization, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • High proficiency in written and verbal communication including presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population including sports fans and executive level decision makers among others
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to identify opportunities, develop strategies and determine creative solutions which result in revenue generation and client satisfaction
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Archtics and SalesForce experience a plus
  • Ability to work some evenings, weekends and holidays

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Group Sales Account Executive - Columbus Crew SC (Columbus, OH)

Columbus Crew SC Overview

Columbus Crew SC (Soccer Club) is the first club in Major League Soccer and in 2015, Crew SC was crowned MLS Eastern Conference Champions in the organization’s 20th season. Owned and operated by Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV), it won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008 and also won the 2002 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as well as MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. The 2016 campaign is the Black & Gold’s 18th season at historic MAPFRE Stadium -- the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States – where the club set single-season sellout records and hosted the 2015 MLS Cup. The club was purchased by PSV on July 29, 2013 as part of the privately held investment and management firm’s sports and entertainment business enterprise.

Description

Columbus Crew SC is seeking an Account Executive with a passion for selling professional sports. This Account Executive position is responsible for generating revenue through the sale of group tickets, along with the potential to cross-sell other products such as season memberships and premium hospitality.

The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated, competitive, experienced sales professional who leads by example, possesses the ability to establish solid business relationships, maintains a professional attitude and maximizes opportunities to increase revenue potential. The position is based in Columbus, Ohio and reports to the Senior Manager, Group Sales.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Sale of group ticket packages for Columbus Crew SC to both businesses and the general public
  • Manage existing clients and create new opportunities to upsell and grow current program
  • Aggressively build new relationships through research and cold calling prospects within youth soccer, corporate communities and affinity associations
  • Lead group Matchday activities, promotions for Crew SC and outside functions including luncheons, business shows and conventions among others
  • Meet established activity and sales goals
  • Assist with creative concepts for new group sales programs and theme nights
  • Develop professional relationships with current clients for referral leads
  • Maintain a high level of sales performance and customer service

Required skills, experience & abilities

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • Minimum of 1 year sales’ experience required and group sales experience is preferred
  • High level of organization, attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • High proficiency in written and verbal communication including presentation skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Ability to identify opportunities, develop strategies and determine creative solutions which result in successful group ticket packages and client satisfaction
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Archtics and SalesForce experience a plus
  • Ability to work some evenings, weekends and holidays

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Operations
Ticket Seller - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

Summary

This part-time position is dedicated to selling matchday tickets for all D.C. United home games and all ticketed soccer events at RFK Stadium.  As the ticket seller is an intial touchpoint when fans arrive at the stadium, we are looking for friendly people who can ensure all fans have a positive experience.  Positions are paid on an hourly basis. This role requires shifts on weekends, evenings and holidays.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for selling available matchday tickets.
  • Effectively communicate ticket pricing and available seating sections to customers.
  • Process cash and credit card ticket sales transactions.
  • Provide excellent front line customer service.
  • Understand and adhere to D.C. United employee policies and procedures.
  • Help with inquiries from all fans and ticket holders.

Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions

  • Must be available to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Strong computer skills and knowledge of Ticketmaster Host preferred.
  • Cash handling experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with focus of delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Punctuality and reliability.

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Account Executive, Membership Sales - D.C. United (Washington DC, DC)

WHY SHOULD YOU WANT TO WORK AT D.C. United

1.       To be part of the team that will help open a brand new, soccer-specific stadium in the nation’s capitol.

2.       There is a tremendous energy surrounding the club, led by unwavering support from our fans.

3.       Our team and our sport are growing in popularity at an unparalleled level. Be a part of the growth!

Now is the perfect time to join the D.C. United Family. If you are looking to be a part of a great team atmosphere with a four-time MLS Champion organization, then we want you!

The D.C. United sales team seeks a motivated and passionate individual looking to continue a career in sport sales by selling season memberships for our new, state of the art - $300 million dollar, soccer specific stadium located in Washington, D.C. An ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, is driven by meeting and exceeding revenue goals, and has prior ticket sales experience. Essential relationships will be derived from making outbound phone calls and incorporating social selling techniques to schedule face to face appointments at our brand new state-of-the-art sales preview center.   

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Prospect and sell new full season memberships for the new D.C. United stadium and final year at RFK Stadium (2017)
  • Build relationships through phone calls, social selling, face to face appointments, and networking events
  • Enthusiastically generate new appointments at brand new sales preview center through outreach to D.C. United fans
  • Play a crucial role in creating excitement around transitioning into the new stadium
  • Generate new business through referrals from current clients
  • Create and implement new sales strategies to produce new leads, referrals and sales
  • Be innovative!  Bring new ideas to the team on how we can grow our fan base
  • Represent yourself and D.C. United in a positive and professional manner
  • Meet and exceed daily and weekly expectations in regards to outbound activity and appointments
  • Meet and exceed assigned sales goals
  • Assist with game day responsibilities of sales department
  • Be a positive influence within our department, our club and our community

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A passion to grow a career as a sales professional in the sport industry
  • 1-2 years of sales experience. Prior sport sales experience industry is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Motivated self-starter with a contagiously positive attitude and leadership qualities
  • Willingness to learn in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including but not limited to evenings, weekends and holidays

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have previous ticket sales experience?


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Sales & Marketing: Promotions
FC Dallas Foundation 50/50 Raffle Sales Associate - FC Dallas (Frisco, TX)

This position will be the driving sales force behind the 50/50 Raffle Program benefiting the FC Dallas Foundation. This seasonal position will start in late March and run through the conclusion of the playoffs for all FC Dallas games.

A 50/50 raffle is a raffle that will take place at all home games of the team in accordance with Texas law, where one lucky winner will receive 50% of the jack pot (after allowable expenses) from that game, while the team foundation and a beneficiary will split the other 50% of the net proceeds.

The ideal candidate will be a punctual, hard-working and enthusiastic salesperson with excellent communications skills. This employee will be responsible for the sale of raffle tickets at each match to help benefit the charities selected by the FC Dallas Foundation as well as the foundation.

Job Duties:

  • Game night selling of raffle tickets to FC Dallas fans within Toyota Stadium in either a stationary kiosk location or as a roaming sales representative.
  • Accepting and accounting for large sums of cash at each match.
  • Communication of the 50/50 raffle rules and procedures clearly to potential customers.
  • Reconciling sales at the end of the match.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: I am at least 18 years of age?
2. Yes/No: I have previous customer service experience?
3. Yes/No: I have previous cash handling experience?
4. Yes/No: In the last seven years, have you been convicted of a major violation other than a minor traffic violation? If yes, please explain. Will not necessarily exclude you from consideration.
5. Yes/No: I can stand for long periods of time?
6. Yes/No: I can work in outdoor weather conditions to include extreme heat, cold or rain?
7. Yes/No: I can work a varied schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales Management
Sales Representative & New Membership Sales - FC Dallas (Frisco, TX)

Overview: The New Membership Sales Representative will be exclusively focused on the objective and responsibility of producing revenue through the sale of season ticket memberships for one of the strongest clubs in Major League Soccer.

Direct functions include prospecting new business opportunities, managing and reporting weekly on your pipeline of prospects, a continual development of new business leads, prospecting and communication with our past season ticket buyers along with a commitment to building  and growing consumer relationships, increasing the affinity of our customers and demonstrating a strong commitment to quality and service.

The individual must demonstrate a high level of energy and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, particularly verbal, as well as strong organizational skills.  He/she will be required to make 60+ calls per day, conduct face to face meetings and stadium tours, have an active selling role within the stadium on game days and have a passion for selling professional sports entertainment.  The position requires a minimum of 40+ hours per week, is very goal oriented and includes a base salary, plus 10% sales commissions and other bonus opportunities. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Meeting or exceeding weekly, monthly and long term sales goals in the areas of new season membership sales
  • Prospecting, qualifying and setting sales appointments at Toyota Stadium
  • Working in harmony with team members and those from other departments within the club
  • Building and fostering beneficial relationships with new business accounts
  • Providing excellent care and quality service to all customers/prospects
  • Working all home matches as a means of prospecting new business opportunities
  • Meeting or exceeding call minimums
  • Assisting management with sales campaigns, events and activities
  • Opportunities to cultivate and sell other full menu and premium products

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Sales & Marketing: Marketing
Marketing Assistant/Street Team - Houston Dynamo and Dash (Houston, TX)

The Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash are seeking part-time dynamic, enthusiastic and outgoing individuals to serve as Marketing Assistants.

Marketing Assistants serve as key community ambassadors for the Dynamo and Dash at a variety of public events in the Houston area and at home games for both teams. Their mission is to interact with potential and existing fans, providing information and collateral as well as ticketing opportunities. These motivated individuals also execute interactive contests and giveaways. Other opportunities within sponsorship, team related activities, marketing and public relations also exist as a part of this program.

Required Qualifications:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities as well as be able to effectively communicate and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  1. Enthusiastically interact and communicate with fans at Dynamo and Dash games as well as community and sponsor events

  2. Facilitate activation at events, while providing superb customer service and displaying excitement about the organization

  3. Have a working knowledge of IJS and international soccer, team promotions and current ticket programs

  4. Distribute Dynamo and Dash collateral during events and promotions

  5. Assist in set-up and breakdown of interactive tent and event display

  6. Available to work Dynamo and Dash game days as well as other International games/events that may be associated with the organization

  7. Drive promotional vehicle; must have a good driving record and valid Texas driver's license         

  8. Ability to work evenings, holidays and weekends

    Preferred Qualifications:

  9. Bilingual (English & Spanish)

  10. Experience working promotional events

  11. Hold or working towards a degree in marketing or related discipline  Moving and lifting objects that exceed 50 lbs


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Sales & Marketing: Client Relations/Customer Service
Sr. Multicultural Account Executive - Houston Dynamo/BBVA Compass Stadium (Houston, TX)

As a member of the Forever Orange LLC, the Houston Dynamo, are continuing to grow and currently seeking highly motivated and passionate self-starters to lead their sales team.

Position Overview:

The Houston market is ever-evolving and one of the most diverse in the entire country.  The goal of the Sr. Multicultural Account Executive will be to establish relationships with key stakeholders in the various cultural communities of Houston and strengthen the relationship between the city, it’s cultural groups, and the Dynamo and Dash.

The ideal candidates will have a passion for the sports industry, a solid foundation of sales training and the ability to initiate phone calls, face-to-face appointments email and create new innovative programs to drive group sales tickets for the organization. Job is a full-time position with benefits.

Popular Benefits:

  • 401K

  • Paid Holidays & Vacations

  • Paid Sick Leave

  • Casual Dress/Atmosphere

Basic Functions:

Work closely with the Sr. Manager of Group Sales to maximize sales of season, partial plans and group ticket inventory for the Houston Dynamo. The Sr. Multicultural Account Executive is responsible for primarily selling group tickets with a secondary focus on season memberships and partial plans through cold-calling, utilizing the clubs various prospecting tools and contact management software to create and manage effective revenue yielding relationships with various organizations within the private and public sectors.

Responsibilities:

  • Focus on primary goal of selling group tickets and international soccer events at BBVA Compass Stadium by establishing relationships with key local Hispanic stakeholders and

  • Generate leads via prospecting, networking, attending chamber of commerce meetings, cold calls, business related networking functions and Houston Dynamo games and other Dynamo related business events

  • Provide weekly activity summaries as outlined by the Sr. Manager of Group Sales.

  • Meet all predetermined activity and sales goals

  • Assist with other group ticket sales duties, as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  •  Passion for sales, sports and creativity
  • Bachelor’s degree in sports management, business management, marketing, or related field

  • Minimum of 2 to 3 year of sales experience

  • Strong oral and written communication skills (English and Spanish)

  • 100% Fluent in Spanish is required

  • Track record of sales success and appointment setting with key corporate and non-profit decision makers

  • Ability to multitask, while being able to provide reports and summaries as directed

  • Experience with database marketing and CRM program software

  • Ability to work non-traditional hours including weekends and holidays as necessary

  • Ability to adopt in a fast pace and consistently changing environment

  • Desire to be a sales industry leader

  • Open to learning/training

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Service Executive, Supporter Relations - LA Galaxy (Carson, CA)

Position Title:  LA Galaxy Service Executive- Supporter Relations                   

Department:  Ticket Sales

Reports to:  Sr. Manager of Fan Development and Supporter Relations

POSITION PURPOSE:

LA Galaxy Service Executives oversee and manage relationships with Galaxy Season Ticket Members within our designated supporter sections. They are responsible for maximizing season ticket renewal percentages by providing outstanding customer service, developing personal and long term relationships with their clients, and proactively overcoming objections and challenges that may hinder their clients’ likelihood of renewing. Relationships will be built through systematic and meaningful contact including outbound calls, out-of-office face to face appointments, personalized letters, game day seat visits, customized emails, prompt responses to inbound calls, and other special team-related events.  LA Galaxy Supporter Service Executives are knowledgeable in regards to LA Galaxy supporter culture and are trained in ticket sales while being experts in all facets of the ticket sales approach.

A core function of LA Galaxy Service Executives is proactively and aggressively generating new revenue through each Season Ticket Member via ticket add-ons, upselling, cross-selling, and generating referrals. Members of the Service Team will also provide support to the LA Galaxy’s ticket sales team by performing vital day-to-day functions, as assigned, that position the team for continued growth.

Ultimately each LA Galaxy Service Executive will be responsible for managing a portfolio of LA Galaxy season ticket revenue and renewing and increasing that portfolio by providing a service level that is of the highest standard. By creating and maintaining this level of service excellence, both in individual interactions with Season Ticket Members and in joint efforts with fellow LA Galaxy Season Ticket Service Executives, they will increase customer loyalty and renewal percentages, generate additional revenues, and distinguish the LA Galaxy from other teams in the Los Angeles area and throughout professional sports.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Retention and renewal of LA Galaxy Supporter Season Ticket Members
  • Develop and maintain positive personal relationships with LA Galaxy Season Ticket Members via out-bound calls, out-of-office face to face appointments, personalized letters and emails
  • Be experts in understanding and using MLS ticket sales best practices
  • Make a minimum number of touch points per Season Ticket account per year, depending upon profile of each account
  • Host quarterly meetings with LA Galaxy Supporter Leadership
  • Assist in the development and execution of supporter season ticket member renewal
  • Assist with the execution of supporter events including Supporter Summit, tifo creation and away trips
  • Work with Major League Soccer as Traveling Supporter Liaison Officer at away matches
  • Help support LA Galaxy Supporter Groups raise funds for various supporter initiatives
  • Work as Supporter Liaison Officer at all LA Galaxy home matches, responsibilities include assisting with game day credentials, tailgating as well as communication with guest services and security in supporter sections
  • Develop and assist in the execution of a new sales campaign specific to supporter sections.
  • Work with StubHub Center operations, security and guest services to develop the best and safest game day experience for LA Galaxy supporters in Major League Soccer
  • Continually be innovative and develop new concepts to foster the growth of LA Galaxy supporter groups
  • Provide prompt, thorough, and courteous responses to all inbound customer communication – phone calls, emails, mail, etc.
  • Implement and execute all amenities, benefits, and events for Season Ticket Members
  • Respond to all Season Ticket Member service needs such as customer service issues, ticket exchange and add-on requests, financial billing, and other ticketing and team-related questions
  • Utilize CRM system to track and report progress of relationships with all Season Ticket Members, as well as to ensure client profiles are always up-to-date
  • Create, manage, and analyze all data from ticket sales surveys to improve department efficiency, retention rates, and customer satisfaction and loyalty
  • Work sales table and season ticket member headquarters at LA Galaxy events
  • Conduct quarterly meetings with supporter group leadership
  • Travel on behalf of Major League Soccer and the LA Galaxy to limited amount of away matches to implement security and operation plans for visiting fans
  • Work with Visiting Supporter groups at LA Galaxy home matches
  • Generate new revenue referrals through up-selling, cross-selling, and uncovering account referrals
  • Take part in department-wide outbound call campaigns
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisors and other sales managers

SUPPORTIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor, respond to or re-route all incoming communications to general Galaxy voice mail and email inboxes
  • Ensure marketing, ticket operations, and PR have all accurate ticket sales package information for website updates, order form updates, press releases, and ticketing system requirements
  • Generate appropriate lists in conjunction with ticket sales management to support ticket sales initiatives
  • Maintain effective and efficient CRM database
  • Review and document fan complaints
  • Proactively build service and experience networks and database of ideas

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

A burning desire to help set the standard for client experience and retention departments in the sports industry

A passion for maximizing clients’ revenue potential by identifying cross-selling, corporate, and Rising Stars sales opportunities

  • Genuinely excited about providing an outstanding level of customer service
  • Exemplary self-discipline, professionalism, pride and work ethic
  • Outstanding listening, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Team-oriented with a proactive positive attitude
  • Willingness to take initiative and ownership of projects
  • Detail oriented with ability to multi-task effectively and with a sense of urgency, sometimes under a high level of stress
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Proven to be reliable, diligent, self-motivated and dedicated
  • Ability to reason and problem solve. Define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, make independent decisions, and exercise independent judgment and discretion
  • Quality presentation skills – ability to create, analyze, interpret, and present reports and correspondence
  • Creativity and ability to see ideas through to successful execution
  • Enthusiasm for and/or experience in professional sports sales and/or service
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail
  • Compliance with organizational directives
  • Flexible hours required: working evenings/nights, weekends and holidays

 QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, FORMAL TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors degree in communications, sports, business, marketing or related field preferred
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet use, and other basic computer usage
  • Experience and training in Customer Relations Management system preferred
  • Familiarity with basic tenets of sales and customer service, sports industry specific a plus
  • Bilingual English and Spanish a plus
  • Licenses or certificates – none specifically required.
  • Grooming – employee must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance. Good hygiene & professional appearance required.  Business attire in office and during events. Employees may be required to wear Galaxy attire (to be provided) when representing the Galaxy in public.
  • Work Environment – at times the noise level may be loud (especially during games).

COMPENSATION

Competitive base salary plus performance-based commissions and bonuses

 OTHER

This position is a critical one for the Galaxy ticket sales department and therefore for the entire organization.  The ideal candidate brings enthusiasm, solid experience, the ability to perform one’s core functions with the highest quality while proactively seeking new ways to improve our organization’s interactions with fans, and the desire to make fans’ experiences with the Galaxy positive and memorable.


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Amateur Soccer Account Executive - LA Galaxy (Carson, CA)

Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. (“AEG”) is a subsidiary of The Anschutz Company and one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world. AEG owns a collection of companies including multi-use facilities such as STAPLES Center and StubHub! Center in Southern California, several sports franchises including the Los Angeles Kings (NHL) and Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) and AEG LIVE, one of the world's leading concert promotions and touring companies. AEG is also currently overseeing the development of L.A. LIVE, 4 million sq. ft. downtown L.A. sports, residential and entertainment district.

POSITION PURPOSE:
The team is seeking a professional, passionate, hard-working and dedicated sales person with the self-motivation and desire to start a solid career in the sports industry. The primary focus will be on selling LA Galaxy group tickets and amateur soccer programming. This individual will also have the ability to sell LA Galaxy season tickets, mini plans, and other packages. Account Executives are provided with some leads, but are also responsible for seeking new business, through web research, networking mixers, client referrals, cold-calling, etc.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Generate new group sales by targeting and developing relationships primarily with youth soccer organizations, as well as businesses, universities, church groups, youth groups, after school programs, alumni organizations, fan groups, and other community groups.

  • Attend youth soccer tournaments, board meetings, coach meetings, team parent meetings and other out of the office youth soccer meetings as required
  • Make sales calls from category lists to area organizations and follow-up as necessary.
  • Responsible for servicing, renewing, up-selling, and cross-selling current group accounts.
  • Proficient in all LA Galaxy packages including full season seats, partial plans, luxury seating, kicks for kids, and other special events.
  • Full participation in extensive inbound/outbound call campaigns including meeting large new outbound call requirements.
  • Maintain a minimum daily average of 40 outbound calls – volume maybe increased or decreased based upon the time of year and needs of the organization.
  • Generate maximum revenue using all sales methods including face-to-face appointments, stadium tours, territory prospecting, and networking.
  • Meet or exceed weekly, monthly, and annual sales goals and activity requirements.
  • Service all clients in accordance with ticket sales department service guidelines.
  • Perform “game day” responsibilities, including entertaining clients and prospects, working ticket sales booths, and fulfillment of large group event partnerships.
  • Attend team, community, and other events for purpose of maximizing sales opportunities
  • Assist with creative development for production of sales materials including flyers, brochures, and other support material.
  • Coordinate with other departments to organize events that generate group ticket sales.
  • Recording and reporting of sales functions to supervisor(s).
  • Other duties as assigned by Senior Manager of Ticket Sales and Manager of Amateur Soccer and Fan Development.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Highly motivated, naturally aggressive, with a positive attitude.
  • Sales experience preferred, sports sales experience a plus.
  • Exemplary self-discipline, professionalism, pride and work ethic.
  • Outstanding listening, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Committed to personal integrity and team oriented.
  • Detail oriented with ability to multi-task effectively and with a sense of urgency, sometimes under a high level of stress.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Creativity and ability to see ideas through to successful execution.
  • Enthusiasm for and/or experience in professional sports sales and/or service.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Flexible hours required: working evenings/nights, weekends and holidays.

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, FORMAL TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors degree in communications, sports, business, marketing or related field preferred.
  • Experience and training in Ticketmaster, Archtics, Microsoft CRM, or other Customer Relations Management system preferred.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet use, and other basic computer usage.
  • Familiarity with basic tenets of sales and customer service, sports industry specific a plus.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish a plus.
  • Licenses or certificates – none specifically required.
  • Grooming – employee must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance. Good hygiene & professional appearance required. Business casual attire in office and during events. Employees may be required to wear LA Galaxy attire (to be provided) when representing the Galaxy in public.

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Part-Time - Sales Associate - LA Galaxy (Carson, CA)

Please Note: Recrutiing for this positon will begin in January 2017.

Company Information: Anschutz Entertainment Group, Inc. (“AEG”) is subsidiary of The Anschutz Company and one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the world. AEG owns a collection of companies including multi-use facilities such as STAPLES Center and StubHub! Center in Southern California, several sports franchises including the Los Angeles Kings (NHL) and Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) and AEG LIVE, one of the world’s leading concert promotions and touring companies. AEG is also currently overseeing the development of L.A. LIVE, 4 million sq. ft. downtown L.A. sports, residential and entertainment district.

Job Title: Associate, Ticket Sales and Service

Employment Type: Part Time Seasonal

Hours Required: up to 30 per week


The Sales and Service Associate will assist the Sales Coordinators, sales, and service team with general sales and service activities in support of overall fan satisfaction during the season.
This position will focus on game-day events as well as activities outside of game-day including but not limited to office hours and youth soccer events/registrations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Game-day Duties – Assist in the overall game presentation and execution of all LA Galaxy home games that includes:
• Set up game-day fan experiences
• Answer any fan questions
• Direct/escort visitors on game day
• Assist with player appearances and other activities before, during and after LA Galaxy home games
In-office – Assist the LA Galaxy Sales and Service teams on project fulfillment which includes:
• Sales activities that include seasonal package sales (following training by and under supervision of veteran sales executives)
• Research and creation of lead lists for group outings
• Courtesy calls to customers
• Log fan feedback and perform other data entry/cleanup
• Assist full-time staff with fan mailings and communications
• Develop content for website and other electronic and hard-copy communications
Off-site – Travel to off-site locations an perform essential duties in the community which can include:
• Represent the LA Galaxy brand for public appearances
• Lead or assist Galaxy staff with execution of clinics, player appearances, youth soccer registrations and other events in the community
• And other duties as required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
• Regular attendance at all LA Galaxy home games
• Excellent verbal and written communications
• Proactive and have the ability to work independently without the need for supervision
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office/Outlook, Word, Excel
• Ability to manage multiple tasks
• Enthusiasm for or experience in professional sports sales
• Familiarity with basic tenets of customer service
• Thoroughness and attention to detail
• Ability to interact professionally with fans
• Comfort working alone or in teams
• Tolerance for stress
• Ability to handle minor lifting (up to 25 pounds)

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

Education:
• College degree preferred

Experience:
• A minimum of one (1) year experience in ticket operations, ticket sales, or customer service is preferred
• Background in Sports/Entertainment/Hospitality industry preferred
• Interest in soccer and/or other team sports a plus
 


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Sales & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Manager, Business Development - Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles, Ca)

Sales, Service, & Marketing: Corporate Partnerships

Manager, Business Development- Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), Los Angeles, CA

WHO ARE WE:

Los Angeles Football Club is Major League Soccer’s newest team in Los Angeles, set to debut in 2018.  We are developing a world-class, forward-thinking sports organization to bring the fastest growing professional sport in America to one of the largest and most diverse markets in the world.  We are looking to grow our high-caliber, eclectic team with creative and hard-working individuals who have a passion for sports, entertainment, and many of the lifestyle elements that the beautiful game touches.  

 

MANAGER OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT POSITION SUMMARY:
As a member of our Corporate Partnership sales team, the Manager, Business Development will focus on selling all LAFC integrated commercial assets including broadcast media (TV), on-site signage, promotional opportunities, logos and marks, and on-line assets as well as brick and mortar real estate assets such as stadium, training facility, and any other owned or managed mixed use/retail assets.  The executive will engage new strategic partners to drive business value across all LAFC platforms. The ideal candidate will be responsible for partnership strategy, business development and cultivating c-level relationships to ensure and bring value and profitability to LAFC. This person will target a diverse group of new business prospective partners, as well as internal contacts at all levels.  This position must support the organization’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, collaboration, and innovation.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Learn and implement the sales process from introduction to closure including the following: prospect research, securing the meeting, conducting the pitch, follow-up strategies, finalizing terms and signed contract.
  • Plan and execute partnership pitch presentations and proposals to new prospects.
  • Participate in events, promotions, client entertainment and other activities as required.
  • Work closely with multiple departments to ensure inventory high levels of fulfillment.
  • Take ownership of all processes leading up to and finalizing partnership deals.
  • Monitor relevant market developments in the entertainment/sporting industry.
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge of LAFC programs, initiatives and be able to successfully compare and contrast with competitors.
  • Utilize client objectives and goals to develop and research promotional platforms and partnership strategies.
  • Create, track, develop and maintain all proposals, research, contracts and follow all corporate partnership processes and guidelines.
  • Compile, report, enter, collect, forecast, and track accurate account elements, billing, fulfillment and contact information, as well as reports pertaining to proposals, contracts, budgets, and other account details.
  • Assist, support and coordinate with internal departments in regards to all aspects of promoting and managing all LAFC properties and other department responsibilities; including but not limited to, special projects and planning.
  • Must have the ability to network and create relationships while working efficiently in a fast-paced sales environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A four-year (4) college degree.
  • 3+ years of sales and, or sales support experience, sports industry preferred, but not required; proven track record of driving significant six, seven and eight figure partnership deals.
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work weekends and evenings; Must be able to work at all home games during each season.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, writing, and customer service skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word).
  • Professional appearance, attitude and communication skills as well as the ability to work with others are required.
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and work well independently.
  • Must have a high degree of poise and professionalism when interacting with internal and external clients.
  • Strong natural selling skills with proven experience in pitch and strategic positioning.
  • Familiarity with the development and execution of dynamic and effective platforms.
  • Strong understanding of or experience with programs integrating social or digital media preferred.
  • Familiarity with the standard demographic research & analytics tools (i.e.- Scarborough, Repucom, etc.) and ability to derive insights from the data.
  • Meticulous with a keen eye for detail.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and support multiple high level positions. 
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information. 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Nothing contained in this job description is intended to be a contract of employment, nor does any information contained herein represent a guarantee of employment for a specific duration.  Your employment with LAFC is “at will”, which means that either you or On Goal, LLC may terminate the relationship at any time.

LAFC recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. LAFC may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require partnership by the employer for a visa.


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Sales & Marketing: Consumer Marketing/Brand Management
Coordinator, Licensing and Brand Management - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)

http://careers-mlssoccer.icims.com/jobs/1250/coordinator%2c-licensing-and-brand-compliance/job?mode=view


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Sales & Marketing: Marketing
Manager, Property and Commercial Development - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)

http://careers-mlssoccer.icims.com/jobs/1247/manager%2c-property-and-commercial-development/job?mode=view


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Sales & Marketing: Fan Development
Director, Fan Campaign Management - Major League Soccer (New York, Ny)

http://careers-mlssoccer.icims.com/jobs/1263/director%2c-fan-campaign-management/job?mode=view


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Sales & Marketing: Database Marketing/Analytics
Senior Analyst, Data Strategy - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)

http://careers-mlssoccer.icims.com/jobs/1258/senior-analyst%2c-data-strategy/job?mode=view


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Sales & Marketing: Database Marketing/Analytics
Manager, Data Management - Major League Soccer (New york, NY)

http://careers-mlssoccer.icims.com/jobs/1265/manager%2c-data-management/job?mode=view


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Sales & Marketing: Broadcast Production
Coordinator, Partnership Marketing - Major League Soccer (New york, NY)

http://careers-mlssoccer.icims.com/jobs/1260/coordinator%2c-partnership-marketing/job?mode=view


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Sales & Marketing: Broadcast Production
Production Assistant- (6 Months) - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)

http://careers-mlssoccer.icims.com/jobs/1259/production-assistant/job?mode=view


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Sales & Marketing: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Senior Director, Club Branding - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)

http://careers-mlssoccer.icims.com/jobs/1257/senior-director%2c-club-branding/job?mode=view


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Sales & Marketing: Broadcast Production
Senior Producer - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)

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Sales & Marketing: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Product Designer - Major League Soccer (New York, Ny)

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Sales & Marketing: Consumer Marketing/Brand Management
Manager, Licensing - Major League Soccer (New York, NY)

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Sales Trainee - Session XXV - Major League Soccer (MLS) National Sales Center (Minneapolis, MN)

Start Date: June, 2017

The Opportunity: The MLS National Sales Center is seeking positive and passionate individuals to enter an intensive and highly selective two-to-four month sales training program. The National Sales Center is a performance-based program which allows successful NSC Trainees the opportunity to interview for sales positions at MLS Clubs.

Success Rate: The MLS National Sales Center has produced over 215 hires for 24 MLS clubs over 23 sessions.

How NSC Trainees will Succeed: NSC Trainees are put through a world-class sales training process gaining in-depth knowledge of MLS Ticket Sales by working with MLS clubs and partners, selling premium inventory, season tickets, mini plans, and group tickets. Trainees will primarily use phone and email to market and sell packages, but will also have the opportunity to practice face-to-face selling in select instances. Each NSC Trainee is also provided day-to-day mentoring by upper-level MLS executives.

Success throughout Your Career: We believe a solid foundation allows the opportunity for advancement. In the six years of the NSC’s existence, over 30 NSC Alumni have risen in the ranks to move into management roles at various MLS Clubs.

Who is Best for this Position: The best candidates for this position must be driven, positive, and have a PASSION for soccer. Specifically, the best individual will meet all the criteria below:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college and commitment to be a soccer sales industry leader
  • Ability to participate in entire two-to-four month curriculum (evening, weekend, and potential holiday hours)
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Proficient in basic computer software programs
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to move to Blaine, MN at the National Sports Center for the duration of the program
  • Ability to relocate to an MLS Club immediately following the training session

About this Application: Please include a video elevator pitch in your application stating the following:

  • Your Name
  • Your School
  • Graduation Date
  • Why you are passionate about soccer and sales

Check out John Elliano and Griffin Booth (LA Galaxy)’s elevator pitches:





Click here to find out more about the MLS National Sales Center Experience.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you able to move to Minneapolis, MN for the entire 2 to 4 month training program (evenings, weekends, and possibly holiday hours)?
2. Yes/No: Are you willing to relocate to an MLS club following the training session?
3. Yes/No: Will you now or in the future require sponsorship to work in the United States?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Box Office Supervisor - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us

Soccer is the global game and the fastest growing sport in the country, and Minnesota United FC (MNUFC) is at the center of growth of the game in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. Under new ownership and rebranded at the beginning of the 2013 Season, MNUFC is dedicated to growing professional soccer in Minnesota—2017 marks MNUFC’s inaugural season in Major League Soccer. Our position as a growing sports franchise creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets pro sports team. In addition to our fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, energetic coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. We value creativity, dedication, curiosity, diversity, knowledge, and confidence.

Job Description

The Box Office Supervisor is a part-time position, where the primary focus is assisting and servicing guests with the purchasing of match tickets, while serving as a lead for Box Office Associates. This position will be responsible for handling all ticketing related transactions and issues in the box office at Minnesota United FC home games located at TCF Bank Stadium. We are looking for outgoing, reliable, and professional individuals to fulfil our box office needs.

Responsibilities: 

·         Process ticket sales at box office at home matches

·         Interact with guests with outstanding customer service and enthusiasm, able to handle and resolve any ticketing related issues

·         Serve as a lead for box office associates

·         Demonstrate and communicate knowledge of pricing, promotions, and stadium policies

·         Handle cash and credit card transactions, able to process basic math

Requirements:

·         Must have three years of box office experience

·         High school diploma required

·         Excellent customer service skills

·         Team player with a positive attitude, self-confidence, professionalism, resourcefulness, integrity, motivation, and a very strong work ethic

·         Excellent verbal and written skills

·         Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have prior experience working in a box office?
2. Are you able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Box Office Associate - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us

Soccer is the global game and the fastest growing sport in the country, and Minnesota United FC (MNUFC) is at the center of growth of the game in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. Under new ownership and rebranded at the beginning of the 2013 Season, MNUFC is dedicated to growing professional soccer in Minnesota—2017 marks MNUFC’s inaugural season in Major League Soccer. Our position as a growing sports franchise creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets pro sports team. In addition to our fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, energetic coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. We value creativity, dedication, curiosity, diversity, knowledge, and confidence.

Job Description

The Box Office Associate is a part-time position, where the primary focus is assisting and servicing guests with the purchasing of match tickets. This position will be responsible for handling all ticketing related transactions in the box office at Minnesota United FC home games located at TCF Bank Stadium. We are looking for outgoing, reliable, and professional individuals to fulfil our box office needs.

Responsibilities: 

·        Process ticket sales in box office at home matches

·        Interact with guests with outstanding customer service and enthusiasm, able to handle and resolve any ticketing related issues

·        Demonstrate and communicate knowledge of pricing, promotions, and stadium policies

·        Distribute will call tickets

·        Handle cash and credit card transactions, able to process basic math

Requirements:

·        High school diploma required

·        Excellent customer service skills

·        Team player with a positive attitude, self-confidence, professionalism, resourcefulness, integrity, motivation, and a very strong work ethic

·        Excellent verbal and written skills

·        Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends

·        Customer service experience preferred

·        Prior box office experience preferred

 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Bilingual Account Executive - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us:
Soccer is the global game and the fastest growing sport in the country, and Minnesota United FC (MNUFC) is at the center of growth of the game in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. Under new ownership and rebranded at the beginning of the 2013 Season, MNUFC is dedicated to growing professional soccer in Minnesota—2017 marks MNUFC’s inaugural season in Major League Soccer. Our position as a growing sports franchise creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets pro sports team. In addition to our fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, energetic coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. We value creativity, dedication, curiosity, diversity, knowledge, and confidence.

Job Description:

The Bilingual Account Executive position is full time, where the primary focus is on selling Minnesota United FC season ticket and group sales packages. You will receive dedicated training and you will learn techniques to maximize your verbal and written business communication skills. Prospects are targeted through new business initiatives and mining our current database via phone calls, emails, and in-person meetings.  This position is located in Golden Valley, MN.

Responsibilities:

  • Maximize ticket sales and ticket sales revenue through execution of meetings, sales calls, and networking events.
  • Target businesses to share information about our brand.
  • Exemplify the core characteristics of a strong sales culture, e.g. strong interpersonal skills, prompt and professional follow-through, openness to new ideas and suggestions, as well as exhibiting constant enthusiasm toward internal and external contacts.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all internal and external contacts.
  • Support a positive sales culture within the sales team, as well as the entire front office.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Ticket Sales.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in sports administration, business, advertising, or marketing preferred.
  • 1-3 years of ticket sales experience in a professional sport or university setting.
  • Interest in building a career in sales.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Team player with a positive attitude, self-confidence, professionalism, resourcefulness, integrity, motivation, and a very strong work ethic.
  • Sales experience, although not required, is preferred.
  • Ability to work flexible hours including, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Fluently bilingual in English and Spanish, or another language.
 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in related field?
2. Are you fluently bilingual in English and another language?
3. Do you have ticket sales experience in a professional sport or university setting?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Account Executive - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us:
Soccer is the global game and the fastest growing sport in the country, and Minnesota United FC (MNUFC) is at the center of growth of the game in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. Under new ownership and rebranded at the beginning of the 2013 Season, MNUFC is dedicated to growing professional soccer in Minnesota—2017 marks MNUFC’s inaugural season in Major League Soccer. Our position as a growing sports franchise creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets pro sports team. In addition to our fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, energetic coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. We value creativity, dedication, curiosity, diversity, knowledge, and confidence.

Job Description:
This is a full-time, entry-level position. Your primary focus will be on selling Minnesota United FC season ticket sales packages. You will receive dedicated training and you will learn techniques to maximize your verbal and written business communication skills. Prospects are targeted through new business initiatives and mining our current database via phone calls, emails, and in-person meetings. This position is located in Golden Valley, MN.

Responsibilities:

  • Maximize ticket sales and ticket sales revenue through execution of meetings, sales calls, and networking events
  • Exemplify the core characteristics of a strong sales culture, including strong interpersonal skills, prompt and professional follow-through, openness to new ideas and suggestions, and constant enthusiasm toward internal and external contacts
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all internal and external contacts
  • Support a positive sales culture within the sales team, as well as the entire front office.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Ticket Sales

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in sports administration, business, advertising, or marketing preferred
  • 1-3 years of ticket sales experience in a professional sport or university setting
  • Interest in building a career in sales
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Team player with a positive attitude, self-confidence, professionalism, resourcefulness, integrity, motivation, and a very strong work ethic
  • Sales experience, although not required, is preferred
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Bilingual skills (English and Spanish) a plus

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in related field?
2. Do you have ticket sales experience in a professional sport or university setting?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
New Business Development Representative - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us:
Soccer is the global game and the fastest growing sport in the country, and Minnesota United FC (MNUFC) is at the center of growth of the game in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. Under new ownership and rebranded at the beginning of the 2013 Season, MNUFC is dedicated to growing professional soccer in Minnesota—2017 marks MNUFC’s inaugural season in Major League Soccer. Our position as a growing sports franchise creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets pro sports team. In addition to our fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, energetic coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. We value creativity, dedication, curiosity, diversity, knowledge, and confidence.

Job Description:
This is a full-time, entry-level position. Your primary focus will be on selling Minnesota United FC season ticket, group packages and hospitality offerings. You will receive dedicated training and you will learn techniques to maximize your verbal and written business communication skills. Prospects are targeted through new business initiatives, networking events and mining our current database via phone calls, emails, and in-person meetings. This position is located in Golden Valley, MN.

Responsibilities:

·         Maximize ticket sales and ticket sales revenue through execution of meetings, sales calls, and networking events

·         Prospecting through web research and personal networks

·         Target businesses to share information about our brand

·         Exemplify the core characteristics of a strong sales culture, including strong interpersonal skills, prompt and professional follow-through, openness to new ideas and suggestions, and constant enthusiasm toward internal and external contacts

·         Communicate effectively and professionally with all internal and external contacts

·         Support a positive sales culture within the sales team, as well as the entire front office.

·         Other duties as assigned by the Senior Director of Ticket Sales

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in sports administration, business, advertising, or marketing preferred
  • Interest in building a career in sales
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Team player with a positive attitude, self-confidence, professionalism, resourcefulness, integrity, motivation, and a very strong work ethic
  • Sales experience, although not required, is preferred
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Bilingual skills a plus

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in related field?
2. Are you able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Marketing
Cultural Liaison - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us
Soccer is the global game and the fastest growing sport in the country. Minnesota United is at the center of growth of the game in the Twin Cities and Minnesota. Under new ownership and rebranded at the beginning of the 2013 Season, Minnesota United is dedicated to growing professional soccer in the state of Minnesota. Minnesota United plays in Major League Soccer (MLS). Our position as a growing sports franchise creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets pro sports team. In addition to our fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, energetic coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. We value creativity, dedication, curiosity, diversity, knowledge, and confidence.

Job Description
The Cultural Liaison is a part-time position, where the primary focus is prospecting new clients for the purpose of creating ticket sales and marketing opportunities, as well as promoting brand awareness and building positive relationships between Minnesota United and diverse communities.  This position will be responsible for assisting the Ticket Sales and Communications/Marketing department. You will receive dedicated training and you will learn techniques to maximize your verbal and written business communication skills. This position is located in Golden Valley, MN.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•    Prospecting new clients to drive ticket sales, marketing opportunities, and brand awareness
•    Assist with community engagement efforts and building/maintaining community relationships
•    Participate in fan interaction at games, including tailgate parties, as well as pre-game, halftime, and post-game promotions
•    Assist with sales tasks, events, and marketing activities as assigned
•    Other duties assigned by Senior Director of Ticket Sales and Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing

Requirements

•    Knowledge of and experience working with diverse communities 
•    Fluently bilingual in English and Oromo or Somali
•    Effective verbal and written communication skills
•    Ability to work with a variety of cultures, perspectives, and backgrounds
•    Reliable transportation
•    Ability to work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
•    Focused on attention to detail, taking initiative, and creating a positive working environment
•    Ability to work flexible hours including, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, and holidays

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have experience working with diverse communities?
2. Are you fluently bilingual in English and Oromo or Somali?


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Sales & Marketing: Marketing
Event Lead - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us

Minnesota United is an accessible, resilient, and unifying force bringing the fastest growing sport in the country to fans in Minnesota and across the Twin Cities with innovative style. Building a new home in the heart of two industrious cities, the north is rising – not replicating, but ushering in a new era of soccer in America.

Job Description

Event leads will be responsible for providing consistency and continuity throughout all events so that no matter who, what, why, or where the event or activation is, the MNUFC brand and story we are telling remains clear. Event leads will then bring that vision to life through making sure that both yourself and brand ambassadors are consistent on messaging and interactions with people through conversation and experiences. As an event lead, you will receive a behind-the-scenes look at how to execute large and small events as well as how to engage with fans and people in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area to continue to grow a fan base. This is a part-time position.

Responsibilities

-          Provide reports on equipment updates and brand ambassador interaction

-          Assist with pre and post event preparation and logistics

-          Execute a consistent brand experience by knowing and embodying the MNUFC brand

-          Ensure the MNUFC story is being told energetically and consistently

-          Conduct on-site meetings at activations to information share and ensure preparedness

-          Take photos at activations and events to send to the social media manager

-          Serve as on-site point of contact for questions and guidance

-          Generate excitement through in-person conversations with fans at events and activations

-          Lead the set up and tear down at activations in an effective and organized fashion

-          Write post event recaps within 24 hours following an activation

-          Act as an energetic, highly engaging extension of the MNUFC brand at events and activations

-          Participate in fan engagement at home games

-          Assist with general needs including inventory, organization, and data entry

Requirements

-          21 years of age or older

-          2+ years street team, brand ambassador, activation, or comparable experience

-          Ability to manage an activation and the staff working the activation

-          Access to reliable transportation (not all locations are accessible via public transit)

-          Flexible schedule – most events will be in the evenings during the week and on the weekends

-          Outstanding communication skills including in-person and email

-          An outgoing and energetic personality with ability to maintain a conversation with strangers

-          Focused on attention to detail, taking initiative, and creating a positive working environment 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have more than two years of street team, brand ambassador, activation, or related experience?
2. Are you able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends?


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Sales & Marketing: Marketing
Brand Ambassador - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us

Minnesota United is an accessible, resilient, and unifying force bringing the fastest growing sport in the country to fans in Minnesota and across the Twin Cities with innovative style. Building a new home in the heart of two industrious cities, the north is rising – not replicating, but ushering in a new era of soccer in America.

Job Description

Brand Ambassadors will act as the highly energetic and engaging faces of MNUFC. Brand Ambassadors will learn the MNUFC personality, the stories our brand is telling, and the way we as a club are currently telling the story. Brand Ambassadors will then bring that vision to life through consistent messaging and interactions with people through conversation and experiences. As a Brand Ambassador, you will receive a behind-the-scenes look at how to execute large and small events as well as how to engage with fans and people in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area to continue to grow a fan base.This is a part-time position.

Responsibilities

-          Execute a consistent brand experience by knowing and embodying the MNUFC brand -   Tell our story in a consistent and energetic fashion

-          Generate excitement through in-person conversations with fans at events and activations

-          Set up activation footprints the MNUFC way

-          Tear down with effectiveness and organization in mind

-          Write post-event recaps within 24 hours following an activation

-          Act as an energetic, highly engaging extension of the MNUFC brand at events and activations

-          Participate in fan engagement at home games

-          Assist with general needs including inventory, organization, and data entry

Requirements

-          18 years of age or older

-          Access to reliable transportation (not all locations are accessible via public transit)

-          Flexible schedule – most events will be in the evenings during the week and on the weekends

-          Outstanding communication skills including in-person and email

-          An outgoing and energetic personality with ability to maintain a conversation with strangers

-          Focused on attention to detail, taking initiative, and creating a positive working environment

-          Preferred: Bilingual in English and Spanish, Somali, Oromo, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Karen, or Hmong

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends?


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Sales & Marketing: Sponsorship Services/Activation
Hospitality and Partnership Services Representative - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us:
Soccer is the global game and the fastest growing sport in the country. Minnesota United is at the center of growth of the game in the Twin Cities and Minnesota. Under new ownership and rebranded at the beginning of the 2013 Season, Minnesota United is dedicated to growing professional soccer in the state of Minnesota. Minnesota United plays in Major League Soccer (MLS). Our position as a growing sports franchise creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets pro sports team. In addition to our fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, energetic coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. We value creativity, dedication, curiosity, diversity, knowledge, and confidence.

Job Description:

The Hospitality and Partnership Services Representative position is part-time, and will handle a variety of gameday roles related to the fulfillment of corporate sponsorships and the enhancement of guest experience for Premium Seating customers.  Positions include suites hosts, concierge desk, club and pitchside attendants and promotions assistants. 

Responsibilities:

·       Provide a high level of service to team partners and guests in premium seating areas at Minnesota United FC home games

·       Answer and assist with guest questions as various locations throughout the stadium

·       Work with team officials and stadium personnel to quickly address and resolve issues that arise

·       Assist with set-up and tear down in assigned areas before and after the game

·       Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

·       Availability to work on game days, which includes nights and weekends and may include some holidays/holiday weekends

·       Outstanding communication and customer service skills

·       Positive attitude and friendly demeanor

·       Must be professional and reliable

·       Must be able to frequently lift up to 25 lbs and work occasionally in an outdoor environment

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have outstanding communication and customer service skills?
2. Are you able to work on game days, nights and weekends?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
College Ambassador - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us:
Soccer is the global game and the fastest growing sport in the country, and Minnesota United FC (MNUFC) is at the center of growth of the game in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. Under new ownership and rebranded at the beginning of the 2013 Season, MNUFC is dedicated to growing professional soccer in Minnesota—2017 marks MNUFC’s inaugural season in Major League Soccer. Our position as a growing sports franchise creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets pro sports team. In addition to our fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, energetic coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. We value creativity, dedication, curiosity, diversity, knowledge, and confidence.

Job Description:
The College Ambassador is a part-time position. Your primary responsibility will be developing a strategy to get your college or university to use Minnesota United FC tickets, while building relationships with local universities and students. You will receive dedicated training and you will learn techniques to maximize your verbal and written business communication skills. Prospects are targeted through new business initiatives and mining our current database via phone calls, emails, and in-person meetings. This position is located in Golden Valley, MN, where you will spend 50% in the office, and 50% in the field.

Responsibilities:

  • Maximize ticket sales and ticket sales revenue through execution of meetings, sales calls, and networking events.
  • Exemplify the core characteristics of a strong sales culture, e.g. strong interpersonal skills, prompt and professional follow-through, openness to new ideas and suggestions, as well as exhibiting constant enthusiasm toward internal and external contacts.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with all internal and external contacts.
  • Support a positive sales culture within the sales team, as well as the entire front office.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Ticket Sales.

Requirements:

  • Working towards Bachelor’s degree at local college/university (business, advertising, or marketing major preferred)
  • Interest in building a career in sales
  • Sales experience, although not required, is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Team player with a positive attitude, self-confidence, professionalism, resourcefulness, integrity, motivation, and a very strong work ethic
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Bilingual skills (English and Spanish) a plus

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you working towards a Bachelor's degree at a local college/university?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Sales Trainee - Session XXVI - MLS National Sales Center (Minneapolis, MN)

Start Date: September, 2017

The Opportunity: The MLS National Sales Center is seeking positive and passionate individuals to enter an intensive and highly selective two-to-four month sales training program. The National Sales Center is a performance-based program which allows successful NSC Trainees the opportunity to interview for sales positions at MLS Clubs.

Success Rate: The MLS National Sales Center has produced over 215 hires for 24 MLS clubs over 23 sessions.

How NSC Trainees will Succeed: NSC Trainees are put through a world-class sales training process gaining in-depth knowledge of MLS Ticket Sales by working with MLS clubs and partners, selling premium inventory, season tickets, mini plans, and group tickets. Trainees will primarily use phone and email to market and sell packages, but will also have the opportunity to practice face-to-face selling in select instances. Each NSC Trainee is also provided day-to-day mentoring by upper-level MLS executives.

Success throughout Your Career: We believe a solid foundation allows the opportunity for advancement. In the six years of the NSC’s existence, over 30 NSC Alumni have risen in the ranks to move into management roles at various MLS Clubs.

Who is Best for this Position: The best candidates for this position must be driven, positive, and have a PASSION for soccer. Specifically, the best individual will meet all the criteria below:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college and commitment to be a soccer sales industry leader
  • Ability to participate in entire two-to-four month curriculum (evening, weekend, and potential holiday hours)
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Proficient in basic computer software programs
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to move to Blaine, MN at the National Sports Center for the duration of the program
  • Ability to relocate to an MLS Club immediately following the training session

About this Application: Please include a video elevator pitch in your application stating the following:

  • Your Name
  • Your School
  • Graduation Date
  • Why you are passionate about soccer and sales

Check out John Elliano and Griffin Booth (LA Galaxy)’s elevator pitches:





Click here to find out more about the MLS National Sales Center Experience.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Why soccer? Why sales? Please provide this answer via a YouTube Elevator Pitch.
2. Are you able to move to Minneapolis, MN for the entire 2 to 4 month training program (evenings, weekends, and possibly holiday hours)?
3. Yes/No: Are you willing to relocate to an MLS club following the training session?
4. Yes/No: Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?
5. In 100 words or less what excites you the most about being possibly accepted into the MLS National Sales Center?
6. How did you hear about this opportunity (campus career services, TeamWork Online email, banner ad on website, etc)? Who, if anyone, referred you to this program?
7. Yes/No: Will you now or in the future require sponsorship to work in the United States?


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Sales & Marketing: Community Relations
Community Relations Associate - New England Revolution (Foxboro, MA)

If interested, please apply on our website: http://www.thekraftgroup.com/careers/

Position Summary

The Community Relations Associate will assist the Community Relations Coordinator with all activities and initiatives involved with the Community Relations Department, including the New England Revolution Charitable Foundation.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  1. Assist with planning and execution for all Community Relations events including but not limited to match day initiatives, community appearances, and volunteer opportunities
  2. Oversee Hero of the Match and Drive Series programs
  3. Develop content for the Community Relations page on revolutionsoccer.net and ensure content is kept current
  4. Ensure all charitable donation requests are fulfilled in a timely, professional manner
  5. Uphold both the organization's and the department's mission and core values in all programs
  6. Special projects as business dictates

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Good communication skills
  • Strong sense of customer service
  • Good organizational skills, detail oriented, able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong writing skills
  • Can interact successfully with groups from diverse backgrounds
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to manage projects from start to finish
  • Previous community relations and sports industry experience is preferred but not required

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Marketing
College Ambassador - New England Revolution (Foxborough, MA)

If interested, please apply on our website: http://www.thekraftgroup.com/careers/.

The New England Revolution are currently looking for local college students to serve as team ambassadors on campus and at grassroots marketing events. Ambassadors main roles will be promoting upcoming events, games and special offers to the student population.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities
- Promote the Revolution on campus using Revolution provided materials; posters, flyers, etc.
- Liaise with school administration to coordinate organized school events involving the Revs
- Liaise with the Revolution marketing staff on a bi-weekly basis
- Represent the Revolution on campus; proudly wear team provided apparel
- Organize school specific, discounted ticket sales programs for fellow students
- Execute on-campus marketing promotions using Revolution provided materials
- Build a fan base for the Revolution among fellow college students

Skills, Qualifications & Experience
- Strong knowledge of the New England Revolution and Major League Soccer is required
- Strong verbal and written communication skills are required
- Must be a current student at a college in the New England area
- Must attend a college in New England

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets 


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Sales & Marketing: Activation
Grassroots Marketing Representative - New England Revolution (Foxboro, MA)

Position Summary:

This position will serve as a brand ambassador for the New England Revolution, representing the team at a series of grassroots events all across the region. 

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  1. Work numerous events throughout New England in an effort to promote the Revolution brand
  2. Responsible for set-up and breakdown as well as distributing promotional items while interacting with fans
  3. Generate sales leads by interacting with people and collecting data
  4. Capture customer data using company iPads and enter data into the company system
  5. Demonstrate the ability to work well with other team members
  6. Entertain Revolution fans (new and old) by means of humor, crowd interaction, and verbal communication
  7. Assist with organization and maintenance of promotional item inventory for street team appearances
  8. Work closely and communicate effectively with marketing and soccer staff
  9. Represent the Revolution and their sponsors in a positive manner, as many of the events that the team will work include direct involvement with key corporate partners
  10. Special projects and assignments as business dictates

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  1. Outgoing personality, highly energetic, and enthusiastic
  2. Previous marketing/promotional experience for a college or professional sports team, preferred
  3. Ability to be a team player
  4. Reliable, punctual and demonstrates a professional attitude
  5. Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  6. Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekdays and holidays
  7. Knowledge of soccer, specifically Major League Soccer and the New England Revolution
  8. Bilingual language skills preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets 


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Sales & Marketing: Mascot
Team Mascot - New England Revolution (Foxborough, MA)

If interested, please apply on our website: http://www.thekraftgroup.com/careers/

Position Summary:
This position is responsible for entertaining and motivating fans, and to make promotional appearances throughout New England. The mascot's role is to generate crowd enthusiasm and to serve as a goodwill ambassador in the community.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

Motivate fans during events
Help provide support to select community and team events including sponsors, charitable organizations, media and private functions
Serve as a goodwill ambassador for Kraft Soccer
Maintain mascot costume cleanliness
Special assignments and projects as business dictates

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:
Must have a flexible schedule and available to work some days, nights and weekends for promotional appearances and games
Ability to interact with people of all ages
Good physical condition and able to withstand the demands of performing in a costume in all-weather elements
Animation skills as a mascot in non-speaking character
Ability to troubleshoot situations without delay and react accordingly
Perform mascot duties in a manner deemed acceptable according to Kraft Soccer standards
 


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Sales & Marketing: Premium/Suite Sales
Premium Sales Manager - New York City FC (New York, NY)

JOB TITLE: Premium Sales Manager

DEPARTMENT: Ticketing & Fan Services

REPORTING TO: Director, Premium Sales

LOCATION: New York, NY

NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:

As the 20th member of Major League Soccer, NYCFC strives to be the new benchmark for professional soccer in the United States. With the support of majority owner City Football Group (owners of Manchester City, Melbourne City and Yokohama F Marinos) as well as minority owner, the New York Yankees, NYCFC will kick off the third season in club history in 2017 at Yankee Stadium.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

This position is responsible for generating revenue through the sale/leasing of Premium Seats and Private Suites for New York City FC.  Inventory will include Suites, Field Level Seats, Club Seats, and Group Hospitality Zones. The ideal candidate must have a strong sales background, an outgoing personality, and be self-motivated.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Responsible for the sale/leasing/servicing and management of Suites, Club Seats, Field Level Seats, Group Hospitality areas and more
  • Work with Senior Management team to create and develop new Premium Seating opportunities
  • Generate leads through prospecting and networking
  • Engage prospects and follow through sales process
  • Actively call on businesses, executives, affluent individuals and other qualified leads
  • Sell multi-game and single game suites at Yankee Stadium
  • Secure multi-year agreements for Private Suite leases at New York City FC’s future soccer specific stadium
  • Provide first class servicing to current Premium Seat and Suite clients, including event responsibilities
  • Maintain a detailed customer database of all clients and prospects. This includes, but is not limited to: Salesforce CRM, ticket operating system, call sheets, referral follow-up, existing client programs, new solicitation and other programs as developed
  • Manage and oversee renewal of existing Premium accounts
  • Establish presence at all New York City FC home games and local events for the purpose of developing new prospects and servicing existing customer base
  • Meet or exceed sales goals assigned by the Vice President, Ticketing & Fan Services & Director, Premium Sales
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or relevant field required
  • 2-3 years of successful sales experience with Suites, Sponsorships or other Premium products in the sports and entertainment industry preferred
  • Experience in the New York marketplace preferred
  • Strong work ethic, team-oriented attitude, and enthusiastic about contributing to the success of the organization and department
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Results-oriented demeanor and a strong desire to succeed
  • Excellent knowledge of PC systems including Word, Excel and database-related platforms (Salesforce & Archtics)
  • Creativity and excellent interpersonal skills required.
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted standards of customer service and problem resolution
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary

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Sales & Marketing: Client Relations/Customer Service
Fan & Membership Services Executive - New York City FC (New York, NY)

JOB TITLE: Fan & Membership Services Executive

DEPARTMENT: Ticketing & Fan Services

REPORTING TO: Director, Fan & Membership Services

LOCATION: New York, NY

NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:

As the twentieth member of Major League Soccer, New York City FC strives to be the new benchmark for professional soccer in the United States. Looking to build on the successes of the 2016 campaign, New York City FC kicks off the third season in Club history in March 2017 at Yankee Stadium.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Fan & Membership Services Executive is responsible for managing, developing, and maintaining all areas of ticket renewals and customer service.  This role will focus on building strong relationships with fans in order to improve the overall experience and provide the best customer service possible.  The position will also provide support for the ticket sales department to assist in generating new business for the Club.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Responsible for all aspects of ticket renewals, customer service, and client fulfillment
  • Improve the overall fan experience and generate repeat business through servicing and renewal of full season tickets, partial plans, group packages, and other ticketing initiatives
  • Build strong relationships with customer base through proactive communication that includes, but is not limited to, seat visits, touch points, phone calls, emails, and other communication channels
  • Answer incoming phone calls and emails; must be able to anticipate, respond to, and resolve all customer complaints and requests in a timely and professional manner
  • Handle all day to day aspects of customer service, such as seating issues, stadium complaints, ticket add-ons, billing management, etc.
  • Servicing and fulfillment of various ticketing initiatives, such as Youth Soccer Partnerships, Corporate Programs, and Cityzens Membership
  • Assist Ticket Operations with packaging and mailing of orders, ticket reporting, etc.
  • Assist in creation of seating charts, ticketing collateral, and databases for events
  • Maintain customer databases and assist with event planning
  • Work all match days to ensure an enjoyable and memorable experience; this includes, but is not limited to, guest services, box office assistance, and seat visits
  • Provide support to Ticket Sales, allowing them to focus on generating new business for the Club
  • Identify opportunities to grow business through referrals from existing customers
  • Data capture and distribution of leads to the Ticket Sales department
  • Create correspondence via email, phone, and letter to season ticket members communicating new sales initiatives, benefit updates, and offers for special events
  • Meet or exceed renewal and sales goals assigned by the Director, Fan & Membership Services
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Business or related field
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of customer service experience; sports and entertainment industry preferred
  • Exceptional attention to detail and problem solving ability
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary
  • Strong work ethic, team-oriented attitude, and enthusiastic about contributing to the success of the department and Club
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Above average knowledge of PC systems including Word, Excel, and database-related platforms
  • Working knowledge of Archtics and Salesforce preferred
  • Soccer knowledge is preferred, but not required
  • Bilingual (Spanish) speaker a plus, but not required

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Sales & Marketing: Sponsorship Services/Activation
Partnership Marketing Manager - New York City FC (New York, NY)

JOB TITLE: Partnership Marketing Manager

DEPARTMENT: Partnerships

REPORTING TO: Head of Partnership Marketing

LOCATION: New York, NY

NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:

As the 20th member of Major League Soccer, New York City Football Club is the new benchmark for professional soccer teams in the United States. It played its inaugural campaign in 2015 and under manager Patrick Vieira, the Club finished second in the Eastern Conference in its sophomore season. New York City FC plays its home fixtures at the iconic Yankee Stadium and is building the City Football Academy – an elite training facility – in Orangeburg, NY.

New York City FC is one of four teams comprising the City Football Group and counts Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC and Yokohama F-Marinos among its sister clubs.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Partnership Marketing Manager will be responsible for managing a growing portfolio of brands associated with New York City FC and City Football Group.  The ideal candidate will be able to build strong relationships and quickly move from basic account management and rights delivery to helping ensure Partners maximize the use of contractual rights and benefits to drive their brand and business objectives.

The Partnerships Marketing Manager will work closely with senior functional leads to deliver and optimize Partner rights including immersive experiences, digital content, player appearances, branding, tickets, hospitality and merchandise.  They will also support the broader City Football Group Commercial Partnerships team in the packaging of Club assets linked to Partner renewals and new business pitches.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

Deliver best-in-class management of New York City FC and City Football Group Partners, including:

  • Building strong relationships with Partners and their agency teams
  • Understanding the brand and business objectives of each Partner
  • Proactive development of marketing concepts and ideas for Partners which leverage Club assets
  • Offering fan insights and advice to help Partners build successful campaigns
  • Ensuring Partner initiatives adhere to the brand standards and guidelines of the Club
  • Identifying integration opportunities for Partners in the Marketing initiatives of the Club
  • Developing reporting procedures to help Partners optimize the impact of their activations
  • Event management and hosting of guests on match days and non-soccer events
  • Tracking and delivery of contractual rights and benefits
  • Coordination of Partner communications from New York City FC and City Football Group

Enable the commercial objectives of New York City FC and City Football Group by:

  • Supporting renewal discussions with existing Partners
  • Drafting case studies of impactful Partner activations
  • Researching marketing strategies and leading ideation sessions for potential Partners
  • Creating, packaging and tracking Club assets
  • Helping articulate the City Football Group story through visual and data-driven presentations

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Sports Management or related field
  • 3-5 years of experience in Marketing or Account Management
  • Sound knowledge of the global and United States soccer landscape
  • Familiarity with sports sponsorship contracts and rights packages
  • Above average knowledge of Microsoft Programs, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong work ethic and team-oriented attitude
  • Flexible and comfortable in a fast-paced working environment
  • Self-sufficient and proactive
  • Skilled in all aspects of Partner/client service
  • Broad commercial acumen
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Well organized with consistent attention to detail
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, as necessary
  • Ability to travel as required
  • Ability to speak a second language preferred

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Sales Associate - New York City FC (New York, NY)

JOB TITLE: Sales Associate

DEPARTMENT: Ticketing/Fan & Membership Services

REPORTING TO: Director, Ticket Sales

LOCATION: New York, NY

NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:

As the 20th member of Major League Soccer, NYCFC strives to be the new benchmark for professional soccer in the United States. Looking to build on the successes of the 2016 campaign, NYCFC will kick off the third season in club history in 2017 at Yankee Stadium.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Sales Associate is responsible for the sale of an assortment of New York City Football Club ticket-related products with a strong emphasis on selling Full Season and Partial Plan packages.  Ideal candidate must be an aggressive, experienced sales professional who leads by example, possesses the ability to establish solid business relationships, maintains a professional attitude and maximizes opportunities to increase revenue potential.  

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Responsible for, but not limited to, the sales of new Full, Partial and Group ticket packages and Hospitality spaces
  • Meet and exceed established weekly, monthly and annual sales goals
  • Connect with a variety of sales prospects, primarily through a high volume of outbound phone calls
  • Implement and demonstrate outbound sales efforts by using sales and service best practices, prospecting, networking, lead generation, referral gathering, data capture and personal database management
  • Provide a superior level of customer service to existing and new business clients
  • Continually create and implement unique sales strategies, ideas and programs as a means of producing new business opportunities
  • Contribute positively to the sales team culture by developing mutually beneficial working relationships with all team members
  • Participate and contribute to daily or weekly sales team meetings and training sessions

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Business or related field
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, if necessary
  • Strong work ethic, team-oriented attitude, and enthusiasm about contributing to the success of the department and club
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Above average knowledge of PC systems including Word, Excel, and database-related platforms
  • Working knowledge of Archtics, PowerPoint and Salesforce preferred
  • Soccer knowledge is preferred, but not required
  • Bilingual (Spanish) speaker a plus, but not required

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Account Executive - New York City FC (New York, NY)

JOB TITLE: Account Executive

DEPARTMENT: Ticketing/Fan & Membership Services

REPORTING TO: Director, Ticket Sales

LOCATION: New York, NY

NEW YORK CITY FOOTBALL CLUB OVERVIEW:

As the 20th member of Major League Soccer, NYCFC strives to be the new benchmark for professional soccer in the United States. Looking to build on the successes of the 2016 campaign, NYCFC will kick off the third season in club history in 2017 at Yankee Stadium.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Account Executive is responsible for the sale of an assortment of New York City Football Club ticket-related products with a strong emphasis on selling Full Season and Partial Plan packages.  Ideal candidate must be an aggressive, experienced sales professional who leads by example, possesses the ability to establish solid business relationships, maintains a professional attitude and maximizes opportunities to increase revenue potential.  

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Responsible for, but not limited to, the sales of new Full, Partial and Group ticket packages and Hospitality spaces
  • Meet and exceed established weekly, monthly and annual sales goals
  • Implement and demonstrate outbound sales efforts by using sales and service best practices, prospecting, networking, lead generation, referral gathering, data capture and personal database management
  • Generate a pre-determined minimum number of weekly out of office “face-to-face” meetings and calls to create new business opportunities
  • Provide a superior level of customer service to existing and new business clients
  • Continually create and implement unique sales strategies, ideas and programs as a means of producing new business opportunities
  • Contribute positively to the sales team culture by developing mutually beneficial working relationships with all team members
  • Participate and contribute to daily or weekly sales team meetings and training sessions

REQUIREMENTS/CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Minimum of 1 year of Experience in ticket, group, season, suite or sponsorship sales; sports and entertainment industry experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Business or related field
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays, if necessary
  • Strong work ethic, team-oriented attitude, and enthusiasm about contributing to the success of the department and club
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Above average knowledge of PC systems including Word, Excel, and database-related platforms
  • Working knowledge of Archtics, PowerPoint and Salesforce preferred
  • Soccer knowledge is preferred, but not required
  • Bilingual (Spanish) speaker a plus, but not required

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Sales & Marketing: Client Relations/Customer Service
Fan Services Account Executive - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)

COMPANY INFORMATION:

The New York Red Bulls are one of 20 teams in Major League Soccer (MLS). They are one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, having competed in the league since its founding in 1996.   They currently play their home matches at Red Bull Arena (RBA) in Harrison, New Jersey. RBA, a state-of-the-art 25,000-seat stadium, is widely regarded as the top soccer-specific stadium in North America. The club is owned by the Austrian beverage company Red Bull for which the team is named. The first team features 2014 MLS Golden Boot Winner Bradley Wright-Phillips, U.S. international Sacha Kljestan, and several players with USMNT experience.  The New York Red Bulls offer one of the nation's premier youth soccer development programs, from local soccer partnerships across New York and New Jersey to Regional Development Schools and the Red Bulls Academy teams.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:
 

The Fan Services Account Executive is directly responsible for all revenue goals associated with a defined base of existing Red Members, including renewals, referrals, add-ons, groups and upgrades. This is achieved by providing world-class service, building excellent relationships with accounts, and delivering customized communications, events, programs, and benefits to the Red Bulls’ season ticket holders. Not only does the Fan Services Account Executive strive to improve Red Member retention rates by enhancing the fan experience, but a strong emphasis is also placed on growing the Red Member base through referrals and prospecting.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Required to perform the job)

 

      Manage, upsell and renew a personal portfolio of New York Red Bulls’ Red Members

      Deliver a superior customer experience by building and maintaining long-lasting relationships, providing proactive service and exceeding Red Member/fan expectations

      Assist in coordinating annual Red Member events, mailings, gifting, renewal campaigns, brochure designs, relocation events, and fence-sitter initiatives

      Liaise between internal and external departments to ensure all Red Members’ expectations are being met

 

EDUCATION:

 

                   Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

 

EXPERIENCE:

                    Minimum of 3 years’ experience in customer service/hospitality, loyalty marketing, event   management, and/or sales

                   Exceptional analytical, planning and project management skills

                   Excellent written and verbal communication skills

                   Team player in a fast-paced environment

                   Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Power Point and other computer skills required

                   Comfort and experience interfacing with various levels of staff and management

                   Able to work varying schedules, including all Red Bulls home matches, some nights & weekends

 

           

Due to the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, the employee may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the company.

Red Bull New York provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees. Our benefits include medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, health and wellness benefits, and a paid time-off program.

Red Bull New York is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other classification protected by law.



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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Inside Sales Consultant-Part-time - New York Red Bulls (Harrison, NJ)

COMPANY INFORMATION:

The New York Red Bulls are one of 20 teams in Major League Soccer (MLS). They are one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, having competed in the league since its founding in 1996.   They currently play their home matches at Red Bull Arena (RBA) in Harrison, New Jersey. RBA, a state-of-the-art 25,000-seat stadium, is widely regarded as the top soccer-specific stadium in North America. The club is owned by the Austrian beverage company Red Bull for which the team is named. The first team features 2014 MLS Golden Boot Winner Bradley Wright-Phillips, U.S. international Sacha Kljestan, and several players with USMNT experience.  The New York Red Bulls offer one of the nation's premier youth soccer development programs, from local soccer partnerships across New York and New Jersey to Regional Development Schools and the Red Bulls Academy teams.

 

POSITION PURPOSE:

 

The Inside Sales position is designed for those who are looking to grow their careers in the sports industry. This role provides the training and development plans needed to help set up future leaders & contributors to the club.

ESSENTIAL SALES FUNCTIONS:

 

·         Make a required minimum of 100 sales calls each day

·         Meet minimum requirement of face to face meetings in a week

·         Responsible for the sale of Full and Partial Season Tickets, and Group Ticket Packages to businesses, consumers, and youth soccer

·         Maintain a professional and personal network to proactively seek new business opportunities

·         Generate new business leads based on personal research and outreach

·         Meet or exceed established monthly revenue goals

·         Positively impact the sales culture by exhibiting passion, trust, and selflessness on a daily basis.

·         Provide customer service to existing season ticket holder accounts and fans

·         Assist with game day activities including sales tables and on field events

·         Uphold standards set forth by the club

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

 

·         Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office

·         Displays an Openness to Learning

·         Strong Interpersonal Skills required

·         Previous Job/Internship within the sports industry is preferred

·         Ability to work with a team

·         Must attend all home games and events at Red Bull Arena. (Nights, Weekends, and possibly Holidays required)

·         Strong desire to build a career in sales

EDUCATION:

 

·         Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience Required

Due to the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, the employee may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the company.

Red Bull New York provides comprehensive benefits offerings to all full-time employees. Our benefits include medical and dental insurance, 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, health and wellness benefits, and a paid time-off program.

Red Bull New York is an equal opportunity employer and we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or any other classification protected by law.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Why do you feel you would like a career in sales?
2. What is your interest in working for the New York Red Bulls?
3. Fast forward 6 months from now, How would you like to be remembered as a member of the New York Red Bulls sales staff?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Operations
Ticket Office Representative - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)

Department: Sales
Reports to: Ticket Operations Coordinator           

Background: After winning three USL-Pro Championships over a four-year span, Orlando City SC quickly set the standard for professional soccer clubs, both on and off the field, and was awarded the 21st franchise in Major League Soccer (MLS) on Nov. 19, 2013. The Club began MLS play in Central Florida in 2015, setting league attendance records for an expansion side in its first season and has welcomed over 60,000 fans for consecutive season-opening matches in 2015 and 2016. The Lions, who currently hold the second highest average attendance in the league, will begin play in a privately funded, state-of-the-art downtown stadium in the 2017 MLS season.

Orlando City SC also operates Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and Orlando City B of the United Soccer League (USL), which both began play in 2016. For more information visit www.orlandocitysc.com.

Position Description: Orlando City SC is seeking hardworking, positive, and passionate individuals to work as Ticket Office Representatives for the upcoming season(s) at the Orlando City Stadium. The Ticket Office Representative is a part-time/gameday position and is responsible for selling tickets and providing exceptional customer service to the public at the stadium on event/game days.  This position is hourly and applicants must live in the Central Florida area.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Sell tickets to customers using the Ticketmaster software.
  • Provide exceptional customer service while processing ticket orders and/or solving ticket related issues.
  • Be prepared to answer general questions regarding seating, pricing, stadium policies, and event details.
  • Accurately process customer ticket orders.
  • Accurately balance cash drawer at the end of each shift.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Previous customer service and cash handling experience.
  • Computerized ticketing experience preferred.
  • Excellent customer service skills and able to listen and communicate effectively.
  • Proven job reliability, dedication, strong work ethic and responsibility.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of the team. 
  • Ability to count money and make change accurately.  
  • Ability to take and follow instructions. Exceptional communications skills. Position will work closely with the public.
  • Possess strong computer skills and be able to comprehend basic mathematics.
  • Available to work most events at the Orlando City Stadium (evenings, weekends, and holidays may apply).

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Sales & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Corporate Partnership Sales - Manager/Director - Orlando City Soccer Club (Orlando, FL)

Department: Corporate Partnerships
Reports to: Vice President of Corporate Partnerships

Background: After winning three USL-Pro Championships over a four-year span, Orlando City SC quickly set the standard for professional soccer clubs, both on and off the field, and was awarded the 21st franchise in Major League Soccer (MLS) on Nov. 19, 2013. The Club began MLS play in Central Florida in 2015, setting league attendance records for an expansion side in its first season and has welcomed over 60,000 fans for consecutive season-opening matches in 2015 and 2016. The Lions, who currently hold the second highest average attendance in the league, will begin play in a privately funded, state-of-the-art downtown stadium in the 2017 MLS season.

Orlando City SC also operates Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and Orlando City B of the United Soccer League (USL), which both began play in 2016. For more information visit www.orlandocitysc.comwww.orlandopride.com or www.orlandocityb.com.

Position Summary: The Corporate Partnership Director/Manager is primarily responsible for generating new business revenue with local, regional and national companies through the sale of integrated sponsorship packages of the Orlando City assets. The Corporate Partnership Director/Manager will sell fully integrated marketing, media and promotional programs that include marketing rights, on premise signage, game sponsorships, promotions, event marketing and media exposure.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prospect and close new corporate sponsorship and media partnerships.
  • Establish strong working relationships with local, regional and national companies to understand individual marketing and business goals and initiatives.
  • Identify key open categories and new categories as prospective new business leads.
  • Develop unique and customized proposals and sales presentations for new business prospects.
  • Negotiate sponsor contracts pending final approval by the Vice President of Corporate Partnerships.
  • Renew and grow existing corporate sponsorship and media partnerships through continued outstanding service and upselling of additional sponsorship assets into current partnership agreement.
  • Work closely with other members of the Orlando City sales team to achieve property goals while meeting personal sales and account management objectives.
  • Create individualized sponsorship packages and activation programs through existing or created Orlando City assets to address prospective sponsor marketing/business goals and to extend internal company goals.
  • Work game days, weekends, and special events to entertain existing partners and new business prospects.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of extensive and proven integrated sales experience with demonstrated success in the media, sport sponsorship or entertainment fields.
  • Experience in the Florida marketplace preferred but not necessary.
  • Outstanding communication skills are essential for interactions with clients, operational leaders and other senior executives.
  • Demonstrated professional sales presentation skills

Salary: TBD – commensurate with applicant’s qualifications.


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Sales & Marketing: Promotions
CTO, Chief Tattoo Officer - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

Tattoos are a vital part of sport, fan and supporter culture.  Just as tattoos are for life, fans choose a club to passionately support for life.  As our club grows, players and staff are joining the Union from geographies outside of Philadelphia.  Given their love for tattoos and unfamiliarity with their new city, they often look for guidance in seeking a new, local artist. 

As a result, The Philadelphia Union are seeking their first resident tattoo artist (or full shop of artists).  Our CTO, Chief Tattoo Officer, will be responsible for providing services to players and front office staff.  Occasionally, fan events will also be held with the CTO for the most loyal fans who want a tattoo to represent their passion for their favorite soccer club, the Union.

REQUIREMENTS:

Location-

  • Must operate at a permanent shop of residency in the PA/NJ/DE market

  • If an individual artist, must have endorsement of shop owner to serve this role

  • If a full shop, must disclose participating artists (if not all artists will be part of program)

  • Due to player schedules, work may occasionally occur off-site at Philadelphia Union facilities

Skillset-

  • Minimum 5 years experience (post-apprenticeship)

  • Diverse skillset as needed by clientele  including American Traditional, Realism, Japanese and more

  • Must enjoy tattooing snake designs (after all, we have a snake in our crest)

Marketing-

  • Serve as a team ambassador, support the Union

  • Respond to press/media requests to talk about the CTO experience with the Union

  • Engage in social media regarding tattoos performed in this partnership


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Inside Sales Representative - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

ARE YOU READY FOR THE SUPERDRAFT?

In any industry you’ll find professionals who are content with camping at a certain level of development.  You’ll also find a rare breed that are never content and look to continually learn and grow.  At the Union, we pride ourselves on seeking out “climbers” to be a part of our team.

Specifically, we’re looking for future all-stars that are looking to get drafted and start their professional career, similar to the likes of Keegan Rosenberry, Josh Yaro, and Fabian Herbers. We are hiring in our tickets sales department right now! If you want to be the best and be a part of something special that is on the rise, the Union are the team for you.

TRAIN LIKE AN MLS ALL-STAR

Whether you are a top goalkeeper in the MLS like Andre Blake or you work in our Ticket Sales Department, the Union believe in constant improvement. We believe in training, training and more training! Our leadership team will be working with you every step of the way to ensure you become a superstar and take home all the hardware at the league awards ceremony!

You’ll be coached by a leadership team that has a combined 40+ years of sports sales and management experience. They will be conducting your training and teaching you everything you need to know to perform at a championship level.

THE PITCH

This is a great launching point to begin your career in sports ticket sales. You'll be making phone calls, scheduling meetings, and attending events with qualified Union ticket prospects to sell them ticket packages. You’ll develop and manage relationships while providing exemplary customer service. The majority of your time will be spent in the office but you may work various community and in-stadium events along with all of our 18+ home games. We don’t expect you to already understand how to sell tickets. We’ll provide you with first class training and support to help you be successful.

MAIN DUTIES

1. Make 90+ phone calls per day to qualified prospects with a focus of generating full season and partial season ticket sales
2. Manage relationships of both ticket package accounts you sell as well as inherited accounts
3. Be available to work up to 18+ home games
4. Other duties as assigned

BENCH WARMERS NEED NOT APPLY. WE’RE LOOKING FOR HALL OF FAMERS!

We are working to develop the best ticket sales department in all of sports. Therefore, we will be very selective in who we add to our team. We’re looking for candidates who are competitive, coachable, detail oriented, and who have the desire to climb to the top of the industry. Are you ready to be our next All-Star?

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The candidate must have a strong work ethic and a burning desire to build a career in professional sports.

Education and/or experience: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university.

Note: This position works 40 hours per week with compensation consisting of an hourly wage plus commission.  Hours may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.


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Sales & Marketing: Sponsorship Services/Activation
Coordinator, Partnership Marketing - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

OVERVIEW:

The Coordinator, Partnership Marketing oversees all partner related activities including activation and execution of all contractually obligated sponsorship elements. This person will build strong relationships with current partners to aid in the renewal and retention of sponsors and work to continuously increase the level of service and support offered by the sponsorship department to corporate partners. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for organizing, maintaining, and fulfilling corporate sponsor agreements and their outlined contractual obligations
  • Will be assigned partnership accounts to fully manage, handle special requests and execute marketing strategies and initiatives of the client
  • Work with sponsors and/or outside agencies to fulfill all corporate partnerships elements
  • coordinate and maintain all inventory management
  • Create end of year season recaps for clients and assists in the renewal process
  • Research new opportunities to help grow the business of each corporate partner by keeping current with goals, objectives and the competitive corporate landscape in the market
  • Assist sales team with all sales presentations for prospecting partners
  • Responsible for working and attending team events, promotions, and venue events along with planning and managing partner events
  • Must be able to work during all home games; Multiple Game Day duties, including: Pre-Game Entertainment  and activation, Halftime, Premium Items - procurement/distribution
  • Work closely with other departments within the organization on partner related programs including but not limited to game operations, community relations, public relations, tickets sales, marketing and facility operations
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Two to four (2 – 4) years of experience in a similar work environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and detailed orientated; strong communication skills
  • Willingness to work beyond normal business hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as required
  • Competency in social media, grassroots marketing and general marketing
  • Must demonstrate ability to work well both independently and as part of a team; must have a positive attitude
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, clients and facility management
  • Desire to learn and grow professionally in the career of sales and service in sports and entertainment

If selected, this person will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check

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Sales & Marketing: Community Relations
Manager, Philadelphia Union Foundation & Community Relations - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Manager, Philadelphia Union Foundation (PUF) & Community Relations will oversee the Philadelphia Union Foundation and Philadelphia Union Community Relations Department with planning and implementing all events, in-game activation, and outreach to grow new relationships in the Chester and surrounding communities. The position reports to the Vice President, Marketing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Community Relations Department and Philadelphia Union Foundation Strategy

  • Create and drive overall strategy for Philadelphia Union Community Relations and the Philadelphia Union Foundation
  • Build an events and content strategy (web, social, mobile) to share Union in the community stories featuring players, coaching staff and front office

CR/Foundation Operations

  • Manage prospective partners/programs
  • Point of contact for all communications pre and post event
  • Consult with Digital Department to market program son social media and web  outlets
  • Develop and adhere to program budgets
  • Cultivate and maintain business relationships
  • Complimentary ticket distribution
  • Program proposals
  • Create agendas for Foundation Board meetings
  • Maintain insurance coverage
  • Order merchandise for donation requests
  • Renew appropriate licenses
  • Assist Finance Department with annual PUF audit

Game Day Responsibilities

  • Manage 50/50 Raffle program
  • Attend to CR/PUF guests
  • Oversee Hometown Hero program
  • Plan and execute CR Awareness Nights (ex. Pediatric Cancer Awareness, Breast Cancer Awareness, etc.)

Fundraising

  • Grant writing and program management
  • Plan and execute annual Cocktails & Cleats event
  • eBay Auctions
  • License Plate Orders
  • Assist with general donations throughout the year

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, business administration, sports management or related field
  • Be highly organized and detail-oriented with outstanding time/task management skills
  • Be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings, as required
  • Possess solid decision-making and leadership skills and be able to work independently

If selected, this person will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Game Day - 5050 Raffle Ticket Seller - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

OVERVIEW:

The Philadelphia Union is looking for high-energy, motivated sellers to join our 50/50 raffle sales team for the 2017 season.  The mission of the Philadelphia Union Foundation is to provide opportunities for children through the power of relationships to offer transformational change in the areas of education, community, health, and recreation.  The Philadelphia Union Foundation is a registered 501c3.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Approach fans pre-game and in-game to explain the details of the 50/50 raffle program and to sell raffle tickets.
  • Accurately handle the sale and distribution of the tickets, following program requirements.
  • Answer questions fans may have about the program.
  • Turn in all cash and tickets to Coordinator several times throughout and at the end of game-day.
  • Hours: Arrive 2.0 hours pre-kick. Shift ends 20-30 minutes after the game ends.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent education
  • Prior experience handling cash
  • Ability to interact positively with large fan base
  • Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Games are predominantly held on nights and weekends


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Premium Sales - Senior Account Executive or Account Executive - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

DO YOU WANT TO MOVE UP TO THE FIRST DIVISION?

The Philadelphia Union feel that selling premium is equivalent to being in the first division of their ticket sales department.  To be in the first division, or in Premium Sales in this case, you have to be the best of the best in the lower divisions.

We’re looking for someone who has had continued success selling premium hospitality options and higher priced inventory, but is ready to take their game to another level.  This top performer should be someone who is only satisfied with being number one on the leaderboard and shares the Philadelphia Union goal of Ticket Sales Domination!

 

HIGH ROLLERS

Premium sales isn’t for small-time players.  You’ll be dribbling your way through some of the toughest defenders (gatekeepers) in Philadelphia to get to that key decision maker and score a big win off the field for the Union.  In this position, you’ll be calling on companies and business professionals, while also meeting potential clients at networking events all over the Philadelphia area.

 

YOUR PLAYBOOK

We’ll expect you to have a basic understanding of Premium ticket sales coming in.  We’ll also expect you to be able to further your ticket sales craft during your time at the Union prior to making your next career jump.

You'll be making phone calls, emailing, networking, and setting up face to face meetings with Union Premium prospects to sell them Premium Seating. You’ll develop and manage relationships while providing exemplary customer service. The majority of your time will be spent in the office, but should be continuously scheduling meetings in and out of the office, and in-stadium events along with all of our 18+ Union home games.

 

MAIN DUTIES

• Execute effective sales calls and presentations promoting the purchase of premium ticket products in order to meet established sales objectives.
• Proactively solicit and follow-up on personal sales leads under the guidelines established by supervisors.
• Produce and maintain accurate reports regarding sales, appointments, and account maintenance.
• Work in conjunction with Sales Team to uphold mandates of entire department regarding sales and service objectives.
• Participate in events, promotions, client entertainment and other activities as required.
• Work closely with Ticket Operations and Service departments to ensure inventory integrity, and high levels of service for ticket purchasers. 

 

ARE YOU THE MVP CANDIDATE WE’RE LOOKING FOR?

We are working to develop the best ticket sales department in all of sports. Therefore, we will be very selective in who we add to our team. We’re looking for candidates who are competitive, coachable, detail oriented, and who have the desire to climb to the top of the industry. If you’ve had some success in the past and think you can put your name into the race for the MVP Award, you’re just who we’re looking for.

 

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The candidate must have a strong work ethic and a burning desire to build a career in professional sports.

 

Education and/or experience: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university and prior experience in ticket sales.

 

Note: This is full-time position with compensation consisting of a salary plus commission.  Hours may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.


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Sales & Marketing: Marketing
Street Team - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers.
As part of our Street Team with the Portland Timbers you will have the distinct opportunity to be part of our 2017 MLS Season.

Selection will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application.

Job Description: The Portland Timbers are seeking qualified candidates to fill the role of the Timbers Ford Street Team. The street team will represent the organization, team and its partners at various events in the greater Portland area throughout the year.

Street Team Responsibilities:

·         Engage prospective and current fans of the Portland Timbers in a professional and positive manner through various promotions, events and marketing efforts

·         Increase awareness, interest and fan support for the Portland Timbers through the distribution of promotional materials and activities

·         Assist in ticket sales initiatives that contribute to the growth of the Portland Timbers database

·         Assist in generating brand awareness about the Timbers community platform - Stand Together

·         Assist in sponsorship activations outside of Providence Park on game day

·          Provide full operational support (set-up/tear-down) of all promotional materials including tents, tables, a-frames, etc.

Requirements:

·         High degree of professionalism

·         Strong interpersonal and business communication skills

·         Responsible, out-going and enthusiastic team player

·         Ability to work a flexible schedule varying from day, night, and weekend events

·         Passion for soccer is preferred but not required

·         Must be available to work all Timbers home matches

About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their seventh season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2017. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an approximately 21,000-seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of 100-plus games and counting as the club enters the 2017 MLS season.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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Sales & Marketing: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Production Designer - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers.

Selection for the Production Designer will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application.

The Portland Timbers have a part-time opportunity in the Creative Department. The Portland Timbers are looking to hire a Production Designer. The Production Designer will assist in the creation of club generated creative content across both print and digital platforms, including but not limited to the Portland Timbers and Thorns season tickets, business collateral, merchandise and apparel. The Production Designer will report directly to the Creative Director.

Required Qualifications:

·         Independent and team oriented

·         Open to feedback and criticism

·         An excellent command of typography

·         Knowledge of studio photography/lighting

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Ability  to design compelling work

·         Ability to be creative

·         Ability to stay organized

·         Bonus if you love soccer

To Apply:

Please apply online at teamworkonline.com and provide a link to an online portfolio. If an online portfolio is not available, please include 4-7 samples of your work as a pdf.

 

About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their seventh season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2017. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an approximately 21,000-seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of 100-plus games and counting as the club enters the 2017 MLS season.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Group Experience Consultant - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title:  Group Experience Consultant       

Department:  Ticket Sales & Service   

Reports To: Manager of Group Experiences

                              

Summary

Seattle Sounders FC are searching for a self-driven and motivated individual to join our group sales team. The ideal candidate is competitive and motivated to exceed all ticket sales and renewal goals presented by management. We are looking for a team member who strives to be the best and is committed to the long term growth of the ticket base of Sounders FC.

Responsible for generating revenue by identifying new business prospects and selling all ticket products. Responsible for the service, support and maintenance of assigned customer accounts and meeting all pre-determined individual and department sales and service performance goals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

·   Meet established sales objectives by executing sales calls and presentations promoting group ticket products.

·   Identify ticket sales opportunities by establishing professional and personal networks.

·   Develop relationships with current and potential group ticket customers.

·   Responsible for servicing and up-selling group ticket products.

·   Assist suite department by selling single game suite inventory.

·   Handle inbound calls and provide necessary information to convert into sales or assist in service issues.

·   Lead sales presentations or tours to potential clients.

·   Maintain an accurate database of your customers and document all touch points with your clients.

·   Provide customer service to handle and resolve customer complaints.

·   Handle group ticket renewal process.

·   Oversee large corporate sales initiatives as assigned.

·   Meet or exceed sales goals as set by supervisor.

·   Attend and provide service at match days and other special events that include night and weekend work.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·   Advanced oral and written communication skills.

·   Ability to speak in a professional manner via telephone or in person with guests, visitors, and fans.

·   Knowledge of Ticketmaster systems, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

·   Demonstrated work experience in a professional sports or college athletics environment, including involvement with high-profile events.

·   Understanding of basic accounting principles.

·   Proficient in basic software programs (Word, Power Point, Excel, etc).

·   Ability to prospect new customers and create self-generated leads.

·   Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

·   Ability to attend all home games (evenings and weekend hours and possibly holidays).

·   Excellent time-management skills and attention to detail.

·   Fantastic, dynamic interpersonal skills and approachable personality.

·   A team player who thrives in a collaborative environment.

·   An innovative and creative thinker who is not constrained by conventional thinking or established approaches.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

·        Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from accredited four-year college or university required (sales/marketing focus preferred).

·        Knowledge of Archtics ticketing system.

·        Prior use of Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

·        One or more years of experience in sports ticket sales.

·        Bilingual or multi-lingual skills a plus

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position functions primarily at the Sounders FC office in Seattle, WA. Employee will be required to occasionally drive to off-site meetings and other functions. Must have reliable means of transportation. Given the nature of the Sounders’ business, employee must be able to work during some evenings and weekends, including all Sounders match days.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have at least 1 year of prior sales experience?
2. Do you have experience cultivating your own leads? If yes, please explain.
3. Have you previously used Archtics ticket system?
4. Are you familiar with Microsoft Dynamics CRM database system?
5. What are your salary expectations for this job?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Operations
Box Office Assistant (Part Time) - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title: Part Time Box Office Assistant        

Department:  Ticket Operations

Reports To: Ticket Operations Manager

Status: Part-time, seasonal, match days only

 

SUMMARY

Seattle Sounders FC is looking for a Part-Time Box Office Assistant to handle day-of-game Ticket Operations setup, service, and sales for the 2017 Sounders FC and S2 season. The part-time box office assistant is an excellent learning opportunity within the sports industry that will be an integral part of all Sounders FC and S2 home matches. Sounders FC matches are played at CenturyLink Field and their USL affiliate, S2, plays their matches at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, WA. This individual will be responsible for assisting in setting up the box office for both teams on matchday, troubleshooting any ticket issues and selling tickets.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·        Assist Ticket Operations Manager with Box Office and Will Call setup and teardown on matchdays

·        Be an energetic Sounders FC ambassador, knowledgeable of ticket prices, game schedules, ticket package offerings, ticket policies and procedures

·        Provide all guests a positive first impression of Sounders FC by offering superior, individualized guest service

·        Accurately operate Ticketmaster Archtics and Host and mobile ticketing systems

·        Problem solve and troubleshoot any ticket issues that may arise including lost, stolen or damaged tickets

·        Process walk up ticket sales and will call requests in a friendly, professional manner

·        Answer box office telephone and respond to customer questions regarding events, ticket operations, and assist patrons in finding seat locations on seating diagrams

·        Communicate positively with guests to establish their needs efficiently and courteously

QUALIFICATIONS 

·        High school diploma or GED

·        1 or more years of Ticket Operations experience and/or training

·        Knowledge of, and passion for, Seattle Sounders FC and soccer

·        Thrives in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.

·         Proficient in Ticketmaster Host, Archtics, and Access Manager ticketing platforms

·        Must be professional and exhibit excellent judgment

·        Must be available to work all Sounders FC and S2 home match days (requires nights and weekends)

·        Must have strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

·        Proficient in cash handling: Capable of balancing all cash and check transactions to submit to Ticket Operations Manager at the conclusion of each match.

·        Ability to work effectively under pressure and handle large crowds in a friendly, professional manner

·        Demonstrate exceptional skills in customer relations, communications and problem solving

·        Candidates must be local to the Seattle area and have a reliable form of transportation

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Operations
Box Office Associate - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for processing and selling tickets to Children’s Mercy Park matches and concerts during weekday, weekend, and evening hours. Other duties include will call, learning specialized ticketing programs, assisting season ticket clients, and representing the organization in a positive and respectful manner.?

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Manage information being sent and posted through ticketing system.
  • Act as a liaison between Sporting KC associates and clients.
  • Relay box office related event information to ticket holders.
  • Responsible for the collection of ticket monies.
  • Comprehend and make inferences from written sales material.
  • Assist with will call for all Sporting Kansas City events, ensuring compliance to all relevant ticketing laws.
  • Assist with the management of customer service as it relates to both internal and external clients.
  • Exercise confidentiality and integrity upon handling personal and financial customer information.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.
  • Access to reliable transportation.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Friendly, welcoming and professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Excellent customer service skills and public speaking ability.
  • Strong attention to detail and precision.
  • Reliable and dependable.
  • Passionate about sports, particularly the game of soccer.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate preferred.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Previous experience working in a public event venue or in a customer service role preferred.
  • Experience with ticketing software preferred.
  • Basic technology skills.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely in the English language, both verbally and in writing.
  • Perform basic arithmetic calculations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) manually or through the use of a calculator.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to twenty-five (25) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye, including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus as necessary.
  • Ability to work in various extreme outdoor weather conditions, including exposure to the sun and heat.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

GAME DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Clock-in/out and sign-in/out.
  • Hold position at the box office before and during each game.
  • Sell tickets to clients.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all fans.
  • Handle will call requests.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have reliable transportation available?


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Sales & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Business Development Manager - Corporate Partnerships - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Business Development Manager for Sporting Kansas City leads and drives business development in new or emerging markets by generating revenue, creating business partners and renewing contracts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Serve as a Corporate Partnerships revenue generator, focused on creating innovative solutions for next generation Sporting Club partners.
  • Work and collaborate with the Director of Corporate Partnership Sales to effectively and strategically enhance Sporting Kansas City’s corporate partner base.
  • Consistently exceed daily call and appointment targets while using traditional and innovative interpersonal communication tactics.
  • Meet and exceed yearly corporate partnership sales targets set by the Leadership Team.
  • Network with local, regional and national organizations in an effort to acquire partnership sales.
  • Maintain and continually grow the company’s prospective partner pipeline.
  • Build relationships with prospects’ gatekeepers and key company decision-makers, as well as internally with each Sporting Club group.
  • Create, track and maintain all proposals for prospective clients, detailing the progress of the sales process.
  • Compile, report, enter, collect, forecast and track accurate account elements, billing fulfillment and contract information, as well as reports pertaining to proposals, contracts, budgets and other account details into Marketline/Matrix.
  • Prepare Corporate Partnerships Team documents as needed, including expense reports, account budgets, memos, letters, contracts, spreadsheets, etc.
  • Mentor junior associates and seasonal interns.
  • Support Sporting Kansas City’s mission, vision and values of excellence, competence, collaboration and innovation.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Independent judgment to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload.
  • Ability to coordinate and lead multiple tasks and projects.
  • Teamwork orientation.
  • Self-motivated and goal-driven.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information.
  • Professional appearance and attitude.
  • Demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy.
  • Passion for sports.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Sports Management, Marketing or other related field required.
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of professional sales experience, preferably in the sports industry.
  • Extensive sales training, corporate partnership experience preferred.
  • Possess an extensive regional and national contact list.
  • Capacity to adapt to the unique and vibrant Kansas City market.
  • Spanish language fluency preferred.
  • Proficient in Slide Rocket, Marketline and Archtics.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

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Sales & Marketing: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Junior Designer - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Junior Designer for Sporting KC assists in providing direction for the creative side of the Marketing Team by developing and executing creative concepts and branding, ensuring the organization is consistent and communicating a cohesive message through all channels of client and public facing entities. In addition, this position will provide additional marketing, fan development, and game day support to the Swope Park Rangers and Sporting KC.

Please include a link to your online design portfolio in your cover letter.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Create great design that supports Sporting Kansas City and Swope Park Rangers marketing initiatives, under the direction of the Creative Director and Vice President, Marketing.
  • Work with the design team to create compelling graphic assets that support SKC campaign work.
  • Create assets from scratch, as well as utilize pre-existing design concepts from other designers.
  • Collaborate with associates of the Marketing, Sales, Communications and Operations Teams to meet their design needs for advertising, brand identification, brochures, promotional sales materials and game day programs.
  • Brainstorm creative ways to captivate the Sporting Kansas City and Swope Park Rangers fan bases, as well as create new fans.
  • Maintain the Sporting Kansas City and Swope Park Rangers brands, as well as continue to grow and expand the brands, maintaining quality and consistency amongst all entities and partners.
  • Create visual marketing solutions for digital and print formats.
  • Complete all projects on time, within budget, and on strategy.
  • Work closely with Marketing staff to produce quality design.
  • Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, select style and size of type and arrange specific layouts based upon available space and aesthetic design concepts.
  • Review all proofs for accuracy for final production.
  • Maintain relationships with outside companies to ensure all designs are printed and packaged in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Support the Swope Park Rangers on fan development initiatives and brand engagements.
  • Support Swope Park Rangers and Sporting KC on match days.
  • Attend staff and client meetings.
  • Plan, strategize, trouble-shoot and review needs and solutions for wide range of projects.
  • Work collegially with staff and clients in a team environment.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Creative and artistic mindset.
  • Strong attention to detail and the strive for perfection.
  • Excel working in a team environment.
  • Comfortable handling a demanding workload and a high level of responsibility.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Portfolio samples demonstrating superior abilities to design solutions for marketing and evidence of excellent creative design skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism, Marketing, Graphic Design, Art Design or other related field required.
  • 0-2 years full-time (or equivalent) experience in a design-related role.
  • Strong understanding of branding and marketing concepts.
  • Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, etc.
  • Professional experience with web design and HTML.
  • Working knowledge of Mac OS.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

GAME DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Swope Park Rangers on fan development initiatives and brand engagements.
  • Support Swope Park Rangers and Sporting KC on match days.
  • Communicate with external vendors to ensure they are aware of any special promotions or situations taking place.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a graphic design portfolio available to share?
2. Do you have any web design/HTML experience?


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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Sales Associate, Swope Park Rangers USL - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Swope Park Rangers Sales Associate is responsible for following all sales protocols in pursuing prospects to meet and exceed group, partial packages, premium seats and season ticket sales goals.  The Sales Associate will serve as a sales and marketing contact for all clients, maintaining continued communication.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Use strategic telemarketing, email and face-to-face appointments to contact potential clients.
  • Successfully complete an 8-10 month training program.
  • Attend weekly meetings and role-play training sessions conducted by the Sales Leader.
  • Build trust and a professional business relationship with all clients.
  • Prospect new clients by networking throughout the community.
  • Sell a full menu of ticket plans including, but not limited to, single games, premium inventory, season tickets, partial plans and group tickets to both business and individual consumers.
  • Consistently touch base with clients to pass along relevant information in order to convert them into ticket buyers.
  • Educate clients about potential ticket upgrades with the ultimate goal of increasing revenue.
  • Develop and plan group events to create a unique experience for a group.
  • Coordinate with clients to plan times to meet and greet during Swope Park Rangers and Sporting Kansas City games.
  • Host clients on the field for post-game photo opportunities.
  • Reach out to clients after game day to ensure they had the best possible fan experience.
  • Show empathy to clients who may be upset, making sure to turn tragic moments into magic moments.
  • Perform various game day duties.
  • Represent Swope Park Rangers, Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Self-motivating personality, eager to succeed and increase revenue.
  • Confidence, tact and persuasive manner.
  • High stamina and ability to handle pressure.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with exceptional time management.
  • Strong networking skills.
  • Approachable and diplomatic.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative.
  • Practice regular and prompt attendance.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Sports Management or other related field required.
  • Prior experience in a professional atmosphere preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of effective selling strategies and techniques, or open to learning.
  • Awareness of sports industry development.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit for long periods of time with occasional standing and walking.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently with the Sales Team and clients.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to twenty-five (25) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Occasional short distance travel may be required to meet with potential clients.
  • Must maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

GAME DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate game day visits with clients.
  • Call all clients before games to ensure they are prepared, answering any additional questions they may have and resolving any ticketing issues.
  • Arrange stadium tours for new prospects.
  • Set up sales tables and attend to them during the game.
  • Walk around Swope Soccer Village and Children’s Mercy Park to greet guests and answer questions.
  • Complete a post-game unique experience for clients, including photos on the field.
  • Follow-up on experience with clients.

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Sales & Marketing: Marketing
Marketing Strategist - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

Position Summary

The Sporting Kansas City Marketing Strategist is responsible for the planning, development and implementation of all marketing strategies, marketing communications and branding, both internal and external.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for building and managing short and long-term marketing strategies for Sporting Kansas City.
  • Ensure the Sporting Kansas City brand voice and identity is consistent across channels.
  • Develop marketing strategies to support Sporting Kansas City initiatives.
  • Develop multi-channel marketing campaigns.
  • Responsible for media buying and relationships, as well as managing vendors and media partners.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to ensure all tactics are optimized and performing.
  • Manage projects and campaigns, ensuring that all deadlines are hit.
  • Analyze the performance and effectiveness of campaigns, managing the ROI across all channels.
  • Provide planning and hands-on support of marketing engagements and events.
  • Support media budget planning and reconciliation.
  • Build summary reports of marketing initiatives.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Strong prioritization skills and the ability to perform multifaceted projects in conjunction with daily activities.
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Remarkable leadership and motivational skills.
  • Self-motivating personality with a strong work ethic, positive attitude and willingness to take initiative.
  • Ability to think critically and develop strategy.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to contribute to issue identification and problem solving.
  • Creative mindset.
  • Analytical and process-oriented skills.
  • Passionate about emerging technology and driven to innovate.
  • Strong passion for sports, especially Sporting Kansas City and Major League Soccer.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Journalism, Business or other related field required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in account management, media planning and brand management in an agency setting or an in-house marketing unit.
  • Experience in multi-channel marketing, including email, search optimization, social (paid and organic), content marketing, display advertising and traditional out-of-home advertising preferred.
  • Strong understanding and prior experience in media planning preferred.
  • Experience in a client-facing role preferred.
  • Project management experience working with cross-functional teams preferred.
  • Experience with digital analytics preferred.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

Physical Attributes

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit, stand and walk.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to fifty (50) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye, including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Capable of working in various outdoor weather conditions, including exposure to the sun and heat.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

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Sales & Marketing: Mascot
Mascot Performer - Swope Park Rangers, USL (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Swope Park Rangers Mascot Performer will be responsible for defining and implementing successful engagement strategies, promoting, growing and developing the identity and awareness of the mascot, creating an engaging persona, generating and encouraging fan engagement, interaction, impressions, presence and interest in the Swope Park Rangers throughout the region.?

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide entertainment as our mascot, Hat Trick Harry, for all 16 home games, plus playoffs, and outside community appearances.
  • Represent Swope Park Rangers, Sporting Kansas City, Swope Soccer Village, Children’s Mercy Park and other affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Responsible for creating and executing grassroots marketing promotions throughout the Kansas City area at community events, festivals, parades, concerts, away game viewing parties and events, etc.
  • Keep an enthusiastic and high energy attitude at all times to keep the entertainment level high.
  • Flexibility to work nights and weekends.
  • Develop, create, and execute skits to be performed at the games as well as community appearances to enhance the game-day experience for our fans.
  • Preserve the identity of the mascot without deviating from established character including body language/mannerisms, attitude, fan interaction, and team representation.
  • Work well in a team environment.
  • Administer costume maintenance as well as props after every use.
  • Perform essential functions with confidence.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Charismatic, outgoing and vibrant personality.
  • Team-oriented.
  • Professional appearance, demeanor, and approach.
  • Strong passion for Swope Park Rangers, Sporting Kansas City, the MLS, International Soccer and the Kansas City market.
  • Motivated self-starter.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Previous Mascot Experience is Preferred
  • Dance Experience is Preferred
  • Strong knowledge of the Kansas City market.
  • Passion for Growing a New Brand.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit, stand and walk.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to 50 pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

GAME DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Swope Park Rangers on fan development initiatives and brand engagements.
  • Support Swope Park Rangers on  match days.
  • Communicate with external vendors to ensure they are aware of any special promotions or situations taking place.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. The Swope Park Rangers Mascot Performer must be a minimum of 6' tall to properly use the costume. Do you meet this criteria?


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