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Internships: Any Internship
Grassroots Marketing Internship Program - Columbus Crew (Columbus, OH)

Are you outgoing, energetic, and innovative? The Columbus Crew is searching for individuals to serve as ambassadors for the Crew’s Street Team and grassroots marketing initiatives. Street Team ambassadors will be responsible for facilitating the Crew’s grassroots marketing efforts throughout Ohio. This position provides a variety of sports-marketing related learning experiences, specifically in lead generation, event production, ticket sales and promotions, and fan development.

Reports to: Fan Development Coordinator and Outside Sales Manager, and also works directly with the Sr. Marketing and Advertising Manager, Sr. Director of Marketing and Promotions.

Grassroots Responsibilities:
• Serve as the Crew ambassador at events throughout Ohio
• Help educate event goers on the Columbus Crew organization, their ticket offers and the promotional opportunities the Crew provides
• Aid in the growth of the Crew database by capturing data on event goers
• Provide a fun, entertaining, and positive experience by interacting and engaging with event goers
• Research new opportunities allowing the organization to further integrate the Crew brand throughout Ohio

Match-Day Responsibilities:
• Assist the Crew front office staff in providing guests with an exceptional experience while visiting Crew Stadium
• Interact with Crew Stadium guests and aid in the Crew’s data capture efforts in order to build the Crew database
• Work with the sales department to provide a positive atmosphere for large group outings, and educate guests on various upcoming Columbus Crew matches and offers

Qualifications Required:
• Flexible schedule with the expectation of working nights, weekends and holidays throughout the remainder of 2014 MLS season (August-November)
• Must be detail-oriented and able to complete tasks without direct supervision
• Must be able to provide his/her own transportation to and from Crew matches, and some events
• Knowledge of the Columbus Crew and Major League Soccer preferred but not required.

 

 

 

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

1. Do you have prior promotional experience?

2. Are you able to work nights, weekends, and holidays?

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Sales Development Program - Columbus Crew (Columbus, OH)

The Program:

The Columbus Crew is looking for young business professionals and recent college graduates who are passionate, energetic and competitive. The program will culminate with a Sales Training Forum where trainees will take part in an innovative sales training and job interview process with the opportunity to earn a position on the Columbus Crew’s Sales Team.

Success Rate:

The Sales Development Program has resulted in eight Outside Sales hires, one Season Ticket Account Executive and one Client Service Coordinator in the last year.

What Takes Place:

The trainees begin by participating in a sales training course, where they are provided best practices across both the MLS and all of professional sports. They are then provided hands on experience selling for the Columbus Crew. Trainees will be responsible for selling premium inventory, season tickets, mini-plans and group tickets. Each week, training is also provided by program leadership, including but not limited to individual sales assessments, role playing, improve comedy and feedback from senior-level Crew Ticket Sales executives.

Is This You?

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college (or expected in the next 6 months)
• Ability to participate in the entire 10 week program (Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm-8pm)
• Ability to work as a team player
• Strong organizational and communication skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• Open to learning
• Desire to work for the Columbus Crew immediately following the training program
 

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

1. Do you live in Central Ohio?

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Sales & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Sales Executive, Corporate Partnerships - Columbus Crew (Columbus, OH)

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

Job Description/Requirements:

  • Secure new team corporate partnerships through prospecting of local, regional and national companies
  • Generate team and stadium revenue through sales of signage, electronic and print media, in-stadium events and promotions, community and charitable assets and hospitality elements
  • Aggressively build new relationships in sponsor categories to meet monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals
  • Develop new creative and integrated programs and inventory to attract corporate partners and to separate us from others in the marketplace
  • Maximize team relationships through full development and exploration of assigned accounts and categories
  • Utilize existing local, regional & national corporate & community contacts to establish new team partnerships
  • Maintain high level of customer service and relationship building
  • Utilize team partnerships to further develop team’s fan base and marketing messages
  • Successfully work in a fast paced team atmosphere to help achieve department and team goals


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-3 years previous corporate sponsorship/advertising sales experience
  • Self-starter with strong desire to excel in sports marketing
  • Passion for sports and fostering mutually beneficial partnerships
  • Understanding of the sport of soccer in general and Major League Soccer specifically that can be translated and shared effectively with prospective clients
  • Creative, entrepreneurial outlook that can help separate us in the marketplace
  • Understanding of social media and the digital space and how to maximize it as a sponsor benefit
  • Strong work ethic and respected reputation in previous work experience
  • Proven ability to quickly establish relationship with top level decision makers
  • Experience with cold calling and lead generation
  • Proven ability to develop impactful proposals and solicitations
  • Previous experience with sales presentations to groups and individuals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel programs
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays

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

1. YES/NO: Do you have at least 2-3 years of sponsorship/media sales experience?

2. YES/NO: Have you personally sold a sponsorship in excess of $25,000 annually? If YES, please describe.

3. YES/NO: I have existing marketing contacts with brands in the midwest. If YES, with which organizations?

4. Please describe your understanding of the corporate landscape in the greater Columbus area as it would apply to this position.

5. Please describe your best corporate partnership sales success.

6. What interests you in this position and why would you be right for the job?

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Sales Training & Job Forum (9-9-14) - Columbus Crew (Columbus, OH)

Want an opportunity to work in the world’s sport, with Major League Soccer’s first team?

This is your chance to advance or start your career in sports. The Columbus Crew’s Sales Training & Job 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.

Crew sales and marketing executives will oversee the sales training forum, where you will have the chance to learn the top sales techniques and showcase your talent. Even if you do not leave with a job, you will leave with a more in-depth knowledge of what it takes to be successful in professional sports.

The event will take place on Tuesday, September 9th from 3 pm to 8 pm and is free of charge. You don’t want to miss the opportunity to receive first-class training with a chance to earn a ticket sales position with the Columbus Crew.

Over the last 5 Sales Training Forums 22 attendees have earned a job, at the Forum, with the Columbus Crew’s Outside Sales team. Are you next?

An application does not guarantee a spot in the training. Space is limited - so apply quickly!

What to expect:
- Premier training from Crew Front Office Executives 
- A chance to be offered a position with the Columbus Crew Outside Sales
- No charge for the training

Columbus Crew Outside Sales career advancement includes:

  • Season Ticket Account Executive, Columbus Crew
  • Group Sales Account Executive, Columbus Crew

  • Client Services Coordinator, Columbus Crew

  • Corporate Partnership Sales, Columbus Crew

  • Director of Ticket Sales, Seattle Reign (NWSL)

  • Account Executive, Arizona Cardinals (NFL)

  • Account Executive, Cincinnati Bengals (NFL)

  • Account Executive, Orlando City SC (MLS)

  • Account Executive, New York Cosmos (NASL)

  • Account Executive, Ohio Machine (MLL)

  • Season Ticket Service Coordinator, Columbus Blue Jackets (NHL)

  • Group Sales Coordinator, Roger Dean Stadium (MLB)

  • Customer Service Specialist, Cal Athletics (NCAA)

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Internships: Any Internship
Ticket Sales Intern - Columbus Crew (Columbus, OH)

The Columbus Crew Client Services/Ticket Sales internship is designed to give college students the opportunity to develop valuable skills and gain firsthand experience in the professional sports industry. The intern will learn all aspects of the coordination and administration of Ticket Sales, Fan Service, Ticket Operations, Grassroots Event Operations and Game Day Operations. This internship is designed for college students who require an internship to receive college credit.

Qualifications and Requirements 
• Background in sales, marketing, business, customer service or communications is encouraged
• Strong communication skills; both verbal and written
• Detail oriented and enthusiastic about working within a sports-related environment
• Creative and outgoing self-starter
• Must receive college credit for an internship with Columbus Crew

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Assisting with daily correspondence to Columbus Crew guests and clients
• Delivering superior customer service and exceeding fan expectations
• Researching customer retention strategies
• Administrative office duties including filing, organizing, data entry and mailing
• Assisting in planning and implementing special marketing events and promotions
• Working closely with sales staff to fulfill orders
• Assisting with ticket sales activities and events, including receptions and game day entertainment
• Contribute to brainstorming; planning and implementation of ticket sales plans; providing ideas and proposals

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

1. Yes/No: I am an active college student.

2. Yes/No: I will use an internship with Columbus Crew to receive college credit.

3. Yes/No: I have access to local housing.

4. Yes/No: I am aware that all internships with Columbus Crew are unpaid and must be used for college credit.

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

 JOB DESCRIPTION / REQUIREMENTS:
• Prospect and sell premium seating/suites, season tickets, partial plans, and group tickets for the Columbus Crew
• Aggressively build new relationships through cold calling, face-to-face appointments, networking, and stadium tours
• Responsible for creatively prospecting new sales leads while building and managing a pipeline
• Maintain high level of customer service
• Involvement in game-day activities, promotions for the Columbus Crew and outside functions including luncheons, business shows, conventions, etc.
• Develop professional relationships with current clients for referral leads
• Develop new ideas to generate further interest and sales of the products
• Position is 40 hours a week plus commission with continued sales training
• Additional responsibilities as assigned by Outside Sales Manager


QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• Aggressive, competitive, and confident individual
• Passion for sales and creativity
• Positive self-starter with strong work ethic and a desire to build a career in professional sports
• Proven written and presentation skills
• Knowledge of Archtics ticketing system, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint a plus
• Ability to work nights, weekends and Holidays

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Internships: Any Internship
Youth Development Department Intern - Columbus Crew (Columbus, OH)

The Columbus Crew is currently recruiting an intern in our Youth Development Department. This intern will mainly focus on helping our youth development programs and pyramid including our Crew Soccer Academy, Crew Juniors and Crew Camp programming. Applicant should have strong time management skills as well as the ability to multi-task. This position will work within the Youth Development Department, but will also interact with all other departments within the organization

 

Responsibilities:

Assist in all areas of the Youth Development Department

Assist in preparation, marketing and execution of Youth Programming

Some clerical work including filing, data entry and copying

Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite

Working home matches and other events at Crew Stadium

 

Requirements:

Candidate should be customer service orientated, well-organized, enthusiastic, focused, creative, goal orientated and committed to the growth and success of the Crew. Candidates must have a high degree of professionalism when interacting with internal and external audiences. It is also vital to possess an outgoing personality with excellent communication and organizational skills. Must have some knowledge and experience in soccer. College students; can earn college credit for this opportunity. The ideal candidate will be able to spend 15 - 20 hours a week in the office, have flexible nights and weekends, and willing to commit to 6-9 months of internship.

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Future Consideration Notification/Update - MLS Teams (Various Locations, Various Locations)

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