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» Account Executive - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Account Executive, Membership Sales - D.C. United (Washington DC, DC)
» Bilingual Account Executive - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Box Office Associate - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Box Office Supervisor - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Brand Ambassador - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» College Ambassador - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Community Relations Intern (Spring 2017) - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Content Producer - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Corporate Partnerships Intern - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Corporate Sales Manager - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Cultural Liaison - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» D.C. United Marketing Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» D.C. United – Fan Ambassador - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» D.C. United – Game Day - Fan Experience Liaison - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Director of Digital Media - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» District ’96 Marketing Team - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Event Lead - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Events and Hospitality Manager - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Game Day Staff - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Guest Services Event Staff - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Guest Services Supervisor - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Hospitality and Partnership Services Representative - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Junior Coach - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Lead Coach - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Manager, Social Media and Analytics - Atlanta United FC - Atlanta United FC - First Team (Atlanta, GA)
» New Business Development Representative - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Social Media Coordinator – Atlanta United FC - Atlanta United FC - First Team (Atlanta, GA)
» Spring Communications/Editorial Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Spring Digital Video Animation Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Spring Digital Video Production Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Spring Photography Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Spring Social Media Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Ticket Operations Intern - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Future Consideration Notification/Update - MLS Teams (Various Locations, Various Locations)




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. 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:
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
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: 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. Minnesota United FC is the epicenter of growth of the game in the Twin Cities and Minnesota. Our position as a growing sports franchise that is building a new stadium and entering MLS while currently playing in the NASL creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets pro sports team. A career with Minnesota United will allow you to merge a passion for business and sales, professional growth, and a unique career in professional sports.

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
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?

2. Do you have prior box office experience?

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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 three years of experience working in a box office?

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.

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: 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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Internships: Communications/Community Relations
Community Relations Intern (Spring 2017) - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

POSITION TITLE: Community Relations Intern (Spring 2017) 

DEPARTMENT: Community Relations

SALARY: Unpaid/College Credit

TIME COMMITTMENT: 15-20 hours/week, Feb-May 2017

Position Overview:

D.C. United seeks a highly motivated individual capable of assisting the Community Relations Department with managing and promoting community development efforts – including assisting with community programs, executing donation requests, managing the team’s fan mail, and more. Additionally, the intern will assist in organizing and executing fundraising initiatives that benefit the team’s charity partner.

This unpaid internship is designed for individuals working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree or who are seeking relevant job experience in their field of interest.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the facilitation, and execution of community relations programs, events and fundraisers.

  • Assist with writing for the CR website and CR social media accounts as it relates to community relations programs.

  • Assist in the fulfilment of community donation requests.

  • Database management of donations and item inventory

  • Assist in match day activities including: auctions/raffles, managing the Tickets for Kids table and helping with special player appearance opportunities in and around the stadium.

  • Other duties and projects as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Maintain highest level of professionalism and confidentiality within a pro-team environment is required.
  • Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and have a strong sense of accountability.
  • Possess a positive, outgoing, engaging, and professional personality.
  • Strong understanding and passion for the sport of soccer is preferred.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours in non-traditional settings, including holidays, nights and weekends.
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality.

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Communications: Writer/Editorial
Content Producer - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

Content Producer

D.C. United are looking for a content producer for the Digital Media and Communications department. The content producer will work with the communications team on creating written and social content and will assist the Digital Media team with email campaigns, website management, and social media.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in writing, editing and publishing content for web
  • Monitor site traffic and analytics 
  • Assist digital team in creating and managing email and social campaigns
  • Assist in developing storylines and writing articles
  • Assist communications department with production of game notes, press releases and other written content
  • Various game day communications and public relations duties
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, communications or related field. 
  • 2-3 years of experience in sports media or communications
  • Excellent journalistic writing skills
  • Experience covering a beat for paper, magazine, online publication, etc.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to travel to away games as needed and to various events around the community
  • Strong computer skills including InDesign, CRM, and basic HTML and website management

All candidates must submit at least two writing samples to be considered for this position. Please submit the writing samples to communications@dcunited.com

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Internships: Any Internship
Corporate Partnerships Intern - 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 Corporate Partnerships Intern will be responsible for assisting the Sponsorship Department in acquisition, activation and recapping partnerships.  The position will have a heavy focus on creation of presentations, assisting with special events and gameday partnership execution. This is a part-time, term position from February - November.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Create personalized and creative partnership proposals

•    Execute partner activations on game days and at community and partner events 

•    Capture and organize mentions of partners in social media and news clippings

•    Capture and organize gameday photographs of sponsor activation

•    Produce detailed season recaps for all partners using analytic and presentation tools

•    Assist with various aspects of corporate partner hospitality events

•    Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Required Qualifications:

•    Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities

•    Excellent computer and presentation skills

•    Must be self-motivated and willing to take initiative

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

•    Available 3 days a week a total of 20 hours per week in office (not including additional events and game days)

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

•    Ideally a recent college graduate or working toward a Bachelor’s degree

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

1. Are you working toward a Bachelor's degree or a recent college graduate?

2. Are you able to work on game days, nights and weekends?

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Sales & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Corporate Sales Manager - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

About Us

Soccer is the global game and the fastest growing sport in the country. Minnesota United FC is the epicenter of the game’s growth in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. The Club is rooted in rich tradition but has experienced immense growth with tripled attendance in 2015, a transition to Major League Soccer and a new stadium in Saint Paul. Minnesota United FC will allow you to merge a passion for sales and soccer in a unique opportunity for professional growth in the sports market.

Job Description

The Corporate Sales Manager will develop and maintain strategic corporate relationships with new and existing clients to sell all Minnesota United FC-related assets. These assets include, but are not limited to, game day signage, broadcast integrations, web integrations, community outreach projects and Twin Cities events.

Responsibilities

  • Research and assess local and national market for potential partnership opportunities
  • Formulate business relationships and new clients through cold calling, referrals, networking and site visits
  • Foster client relationships to create a mutually beneficial partnership and generate additional revenue
  • Work closely with other departments and the partnership marketing team to look for additional revenue opportunities for potential and current clients
  • Represent Minnesota United FC in the community and business environment when involved in civic and professional organizations

Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years (5 preferred) of experience in a business sales or development role
  • Experience selling advertising, sponsorship, digital and promotional programs
  • Experience generating clients through cold calling
  • Experience developing a marketing/events strategy for clients and executing against that plan
  • Experience in personally developing business in media or sports preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

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

1. Do you have experience selling advertising, sponsorship, digital and promotional programs?

2. Do you have experience in personally developing business in media or sports?

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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 / Hmong strongly preferred
•    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 Hmong?

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Internships: Marketing
D.C. United Marketing Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

D.C. United Marketing Internship

Reports To: Marketing Manager, Hannah Penman

Location: RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

Office Hours: Three Days a Week, 9:30am – 5:00pm

Game Hours: Vary by date, refer to full schedule

Internship Overview:

We are looking for students/individuals who are interested in gaining experience in grassroots marketing, event management, game day operations and day-to-day business operations. Students who are available at least 30 hours/week for 3-4 months are preferred. D.C. United accepts a limited number of internships to ensure that interns gain valuable work experience.

Essential Functions:

The primary responsibility is to provide weekday and game day assistance to the Marketing Department. Interns will be expected to assist with the following:

  • Lead-generation at grassroots events
  • Company vehicle maintenance
  • Collateral and premium item inventory
  • Mascot program
  • Lot 8 tailgate
  • Game-specific ticket promotions
  • Game day operations responsibilities, which includes working all weekend and weeknight games. Game day duties may include working on promotions, customer service, stadium set-up and teardown
  • Some responsibilities will include clerical work such as filing, data entry, copying and correspondence.

Supportive Functions:

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to assist other department with various projects. Interaction with other departments is highly encouraged as we aim to provide the most comprehensive learning experience for interns.

Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities in addition to 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.

  • Ability to read, listen and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • Computer savvy with ability to work effectively in all Microsoft applications
  • Goal-oriented, ambitious, honest individuals sought with strong work ethic, dedication and desire to learn

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Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
D.C. United – Fan Ambassador - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

We will provide a unique guest experience by creating a fan-focused atmosphere that is welcoming and puts guest safety first.

 

Fan Ambassadors

The D.C. United Fan Ambassadors will work closely with Guest Services, Operations, Box Office, and Ticket Sales Staff to ensure an outstanding fan experience at all D.C. United Events. They will also serve as the primary liaison between guests and the Guest Services and Sales & Service Coordinators. Team members will provide an outstanding experience to all D.C. United fans with a focus on D.C. United’s new fan experience program.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Proactively engage and interact with fans throughout the stadium.

  • Lead small group stadium tours.

  • Conduct seat visits to new fans.

  • Greet guests outside the stadium, answer questions, and help direct guests as needed. 

  • Have full knowledge of all venue and organizational policies, services, and facility locations.

  • Accurately and successfully communicate all key messages to guests.

  • Project an approachable attitude and professional appearance at all times.

  • Additional related duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.  Some college preferred.   

  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to handle stressful customer service situations.

  • Excellent oral communication skills.

  • Must be fan-friendly and become familiar with the stadium in order to provide accurate directions throughout the stadium.

  • Must commit to working a minimum number of games over the course of the season.

  • Must be able to stand for a minimum of 3 to 4 hours at a time.

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work for all games.

  • Prior customer service experience is a plus.

  • Must be able to work well with others and function in a team environment.

  • Summer availability is required.

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Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
D.C. United – Game Day - Fan Experience Liaison - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

We will provide a unique guest experience by creating a fan-focused atmosphere that is welcoming and puts guest safety first.

 

Fan Experience Liaison

The D.C. United Fan Experience Liaison will work closely with the Sales and Service Coordinator and Ticket Sales Staff to ensure an outstanding fan experience at all D.C. United Events. They will also serve as the primary liaison between guests and Sales & Service Coordinator. Team members will provide an outstanding experience to all D.C. United fans with a focus on D.C. United’s group outings.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Proactively engage and interact with group leaders during group programs.

  • Efficiently and confidently run D.C. United Fan Experience Programs

  • Be the main point of contact for all groups participating in Fan Experience Programs on game days

  • Have full knowledge of all venue and organizational policies, services, and facility locations.

  • Accurately and successfully communicate all key messages to guests.

  • Project an approachable attitude and professional appearance at all times.

  • Additional related duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent.  Some college preferred.   

  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to handle stressful customer service situations.

  • Excellent oral communication skills.

  • Must be fan-friendly and become familiar with the stadium in order to provide accurate directions throughout the stadium.

  • Must commit to working a minimum number of games over the course of the season.

  • Must be able to stand for a minimum of 2 to 4 hours at a time.

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work for all games.

  • Prior customer service experience is a plus.

  • Must be able to work well with others and function in a team environment.

  • Summer availability is required.

    Qualifying questions:

    Weekend and evening availability – Required

    Summer availability – Required

    Reliable transportation to and from RFK stadium – Required

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

1. Weekend and evening availability – Required

2. Summer availability – Required

3. Reliable transportation to and from RFK stadium – Required

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Communications: Communications Department Management
Director of Digital Media - 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 Director of Digital Media is responsible for all digital strategy, including internet, email, database, APPs, social media and other interactive Digital initiatives. This person will work closely with the appropriate operations, marketing, communications, and sales departments, as he/she drives the strategy and development of marketing and team content for distribution via various MNUFC platforms including, but not limited to: mnufc.com, blogs, third-party websites, social media, APPs, etc. This person will supervise the Digital Content Manager, the Social Media Coordinator, and the Marketing Coordinator. This position is located in Golden Valley, MN.

Essential Job Functions:

·         Direct and manage all digital strategy for MNUFC (websites, email communications, social media platforms, and mobile applications)

·         Serve in a leadership role within the department

·         Deliver an integrated digital strategy across a variety of departments: Marketing & Communications, Ticket Sales & Service, Sponsorship, etc. 

·         Develop unique digital content and direct strategic digital plans for a variety of organization-wide initiatives (breaking news, ticket sales, MNUFC programs, promotions, events and more)

·         Create fan-engagement initiatives to increase followers and encourage interaction with MNUFC digital assets (mnufc.com, social media platforms and mobile), including customized content, trivia, polls, contests, sweepstakes and more

·         Monitor and track trends in digital content consumption to help make decisions on what content is resonating with users

·         Develop and measure key metrics for large initiatives and develop plans for course correction when needed

·         Create and provide dashboards including benchmark information and recommendations for future initiatives. Utilize metrics to optimize the user experience and increase engagement and reduce drop-off rates

·         Act as key MNUFC liaison to Major League Soccer Digital department

o   Disseminate messaging to/from appropriate internal stakeholders

o   Guide creation of custom landing pages.

·         Supervise MNUFC Digital Department personnel

·         Develop and manage a yearly editorial calendar of key events, announcements, unique content and various storylines for digital offerings

·         Generate content ideas and organize production of behind-the-scenes videos for mnufc.com, APPs, social media assets and Video on Demand

·         Develop creative campaigns and manage execution for special initiatives

·         Develop creative strategy and manage execution for social media promotions and campaigns (scavenger hunts, in-park social media promotions, etc.)

·         Establish and maintain budgets for digital initiatives, video production, special events relating to social media engagement

·         Monitor effectiveness of all MNUFC digital efforts and track progress by creating and delivering monthly progress reports

·         Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree required, and a concentration in journalism or English is preferred

·         At least three years of experience working at a digital agency required   

·         A minimum of five years of experience directly relevant to above tasks and responsibilities with demonstrated record of accomplishment

·         Solid experience in sports/entertainment is strongly preferred

·         A broad and practical knowledge of writing, editing, proofreading, advertising and digital in addition to professional and sound judgment

·         A proven track record growing an online audience via various forms of content, fan interactivity and engaging promotions

·         Demonstrated success in implementing copywriting skills in a similarly-sized and high profile organization is strongly preferred.

·         Ability to collaborate and work together as a part of a team with all departments within the organization

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Vivid imagination, fluency with language and a talent for persuasion

·         Working knowledge of photography and video camera, including intermediate video editing skills.

·         Familiarity with Microsoft Office

·         Ability to work flexible hours, including some 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 a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in related field?

2. Do you have three years of experience working at a digital agency?

3. Do you have a minimum of five years of experience direcetly relevant to the tasks and responsibilities of this position?

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Internships: Marketing
District ’96 Marketing Team - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

District ’96 Marketing Team

Reports To: Marketing Manager, Hannah Penman

Location: RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

Overview:

District ’96 represents D.C. United across a variety of engagements, our District ’96 group is some of the most knowledgeable members of our sporting community. Through active fan engagement, they help provide memorable experiences to D.C. United supporters across the DMV and at each home match at RFK Stadium. Members will be asked to represent and promote D.C. United at a variety of events annually with the goal of enhancing the fan experience through positive, energetic fan interaction. These events include, but are not limited to: home games at RFK Stadium, special events, sports tournaments, partner appearances, festivals, mobile marketing vehicle locations, etc.

Essential Functions:

Members are asked to help with event load-in and load-out. As well as all operational needs and activation of the following elements while at events representing D.C. United:

?Handout premium items

?Facilitate on-site promotions

                                                                                                                                                             

?Interact with fans

?Communicate general information

•Responsible for fan engagement and data collection at each event.

•Assist with other tasks as assigned by Marketing Manager.

Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability

 

The ideal candidates will reside locally and can begin work in February 2017. There are no guaranteed number of hours per week, scheduling is set on an as needed event/game basis. The opportunity is expected to last up to one year. Also expect opportunities to step into the mascot suit.

 

•Must be at least 18 years of age. High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

•Ability to lift and carry up to 30lbs frequently; requires prolonged standing.

•Required to travel frequently, bulk of travel is within the DMV area.

•Hard working, detail-oriented and results-driven.

•Organized with the ability to multi-task and effectively solve problems in a fast-paced work environment.

•Strong leadership skills with the ability to be a team player and enjoy working in a team environment.

•Possess excellent communication and customer-service skills.

•Must be dependable, willing to take initiative and adapt to a variety of situations.

•Previous marketing/promotional/event experience preferred.

•Must be able to work home games, nights/weekends and holidays.

•Must be able to work in outdoor conditions.

•Must be passionate about D.C. United and/or have a willingness to learn about the organization.

This list of position functions is not all-inclusive and may be supplemented or modified.

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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.

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: Sponsorship Services/Activation
Events and Hospitality Manager - 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 Events and Hospitality Manager is responsible for ensuring a first class experience for guests in premium seating areas as well as providing an exemplary level of service to Minnesota United FC business partners for all corporate events, travel and other experiential opportunities.  This position will have strong focus on club home games at TCF Bank Stadium and other team special events and will expand to other events in the new soccer-specific stadium set to open in the midway area of St Paul.    

Duties and Responsibilities:

·       Manage the service and staffing for suites, loges and clubs for all gamedays and non-gameday events

·       Coordinate all team corporate sponsor hospitality at the stadium, team training facility and other special events

·       Facilitate the upkeep of all premium spaces

·       Coordinate all corporate partner road trips and other hospitality events

·       Manage our corporate sponsor and premium customer gifts and premium giveaways

·       Create new events geared towards the business community that can generate revenue

·       Serve as the liaison for team ownership on gamedays and at all club events

·       Maintain client databases and manage the invitation and RSVP process for events

Qualifications:

·       A minimum of 3 years (5 preferred) of experience in an events and/or hospitality role

·       Outstanding work ethic and attention to detail

·       Strong creative skills and vision to add unique personal touches to enhance guest experiences

·       Proven track record of being able to meet and exceed customer’s expectations  

·       Ability to work nights and weekends and occasional travel

·       Bachelor’s degree preferred

·       Must be able to frequently lift up to 25 lbs and work in 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 a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in related field?

2. Do you have a minimum of 3 years of experience in a events and hospitality role?

3. Are you able to work nights and weekends, with additional travel?

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Internships: Any Internship
Game Day Staff - 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 the game’s growth 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 is a Major League Soccer (MLS) team. Our position as a growing sports franchise creates a unique atmosphere where "start-up" meets professional 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

Members of our Game Day Staff will work at all Minnesota United FC home matches during the 2017 season. This part-time position focuses on the preparation and execution of home matches, and creating a positive fan experience. Game Day Staff will benefit from an in-depth look behind the scenes of a professional sporting event, and will have the opportunity to work with professionals from a wide range of departments and levels. There are exciting opportunities for those who work hard and prove themselves to take on additional responsibilities and duties.  You will report to and serve as a liaison for the Game Day Manager and Operations Coordinator.

Essential Responsibilities

·         Aid in the execution and organization of game set up, experience, and tear down

·         Monitor and manage various stadium amenities and areas during each game

·         Oversee and assist gate entry and ticket taking process

·         Operate guest services booth to handle guest inquiries, requests, and complaints

·         Serve as liaison for various departments

·         Be assertive and friendly to any and all fans in attendance

·         Other duties as assigned

Requirements

·         Able to work at all of Minnesota United FC’s home games.

·         Ability to stand and be active long periods of time

·         Ability to lift at least 20 lbs

·         Ability to interact with customers in a personable and outgoing manner

·         Effective verbal and written communication skills

·         Ability to work well in a fast paced, team oriented environment

·         Able to take initiative and create a positive environment

·         All applicants must be 18 years of age or older

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

1. What are you hoping to gain out of this opportunity with Minnesota United FC?

2. Are you familiar with Minnesota United FC and Major League Soccer?

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Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
Guest Services Event Staff - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

Guest Services Event Staff (2017 Season) - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

The D.C. United Guest Services staff is a part-time, seasonal group of employees who work all D.C. United home games and certain additional events taking place at RFK Stadium. Guest Services staff members work in a variety of different areas, including as ticket takers, ushers, premium attendants, and more. We are looking for people who enjoy interacting with others and are willing to go above and beyond to make our guests’ experience the best it can be!

 Position Summary

·   Work for D.C. United for the 2017 Major League Soccer season.

·   Hours available on game days ONLY.

·   Part-time, seasonal position that pays $12.50 per hour for all new employees.

·   Season runs from March through November.

·   Average games per month – 2 to 3.

·   Average hours per shift – 4 to 6 (10 to 15 hours per month).

·   Must be available to attend mandatory, paid training sessions.

 Position Responsibilities

·   Positions include ticket takers, ushers, and Guest Services attendants.

·   Responsible for greeting guests, scanning tickets, and assisting guests throughout the stadium.

·   Check guest tickets and provide directions to various locations within the stadium.

·   Monitor crowd behavior and ensure that ticketed guests find their seats.

·   Make sure RFK Stadium is kept presentable and reporting problems as they arise.

·   Make sure that all guests receive appropriate assistance.

·   Provide our guests with a great entertainment experience in an environment that is friendly and safe.

·   Provide excellent customer service that exceeds expectations.

 Desired Qualities

·   Professionalism, integrity, and dependability.

·   Willingness to go above and beyond what is asked.

·   Needs to be able to work well with others and function in a team atmosphere.

·   Must be customer-focused, proactive, and able to problem solve.

·   Must be able to work all soccer events at RFK Stadium – weekends and evenings included.

·   Must be able to walk long distances, climb stairs/ramps, and stand for extended periods of time.

·   Must have excellent customer service and communication skills.

·   Must be comfortable with working in extreme weather conditions – this includes heat, cold, rain, and snow.

·   Housing in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area is highly recommended.

·   Reliable transportation to RFK Stadium is required.

·   Knowledge of soccer is a plus, but not required.

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

1. YES/NO I have transportation to and from RFK Stadium on game days.

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Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
Guest Services Supervisor - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

ORGANIZATIONAL OVERVIEW

D.C. United, winners of thirteen domestic and international titles, is the most successful professional soccer club in U.S. history.  D.C. United exemplifies professionalism, and is dedicated to setting the standard for team and business affairs for American soccer.

POSITION SUMMARY

The individual in this role will be responsible for supervising a team of game day event staff dedicated to greeting guests, assisting them with questions, and monitoring crowd behavior.   The event staff supervisor will ensure that each guest enjoys the game without disruption from others.  D.C. United event staff supervisors will work to ensure that each employee is working their hardest to maintain the highest standards of customer service.  Our Guest Services staff strive to provide our fans with the highest quality soccer and entertainment experience in safe, friendly, and enjoyable environment.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

D.C. United is searching for a Guest Services Event Staff supervisor for the 2016 season (February through December).  This individual will be responsible for supervising a staff of ushers and/or ticket takers.  Duties include checking in staff, preparing them for each event, and ensuring that they are carrying out their job responsibilities to the best of their ability.  Must have excellent customer service, communication, and event management skills.  Must also have supervisory experience and the ability to manage a small team.  Previous event and management experience is required, preferably in sports. Knowledge of D.C. United and/or RFK Stadium is a plus.  Must be able to walk long distances, climb stairs/ramps, and stand for extended periods of time.  Alternative means can be used to complete these duties.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

  • Must be able to work all soccer events at RFK Stadium, including all D.C. United home games.
  • Must have previous experience managing people.
  • Must have previous experience dealing directly with customers.
  • Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions.
  • Must have excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Housing in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area is highly recommended.

This is a PART-TIME/SEASONAL position with work hours based solely on our event schedule. You must have evening and weekend availability.

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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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Player Operations: Coach
Junior Coach - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

The Junior Coach will help run the Minnesota United FC Camps and training sessions around the Twin Cities metro.  This flexible, part time, seasonal position reports to the Lead Coach at each camp and training session, as well as the Director of Camps & Youth Development. Please note that this is a part time, contract, seasonal position working with youth camps only.  It is not a position working with the professional players or the Academy.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Lead Coach in coaching camp and training session attendees as age-appropriate.
  • Run drills and scrimmages.
  • Ensure skills are learned while having fun.
  • Give individual player feedback and advice.

Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older with access to reliable transportation (not all locations are accessible via public transit)
  • Ability to work with ages 3-14
  • Playing experience (high school and above)
  • Able to work evenings and weekends
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to pass a background check
  • Playing experience (college or professional) preferred

Your resume will be carefully reviewed and we will contact you should your skills and experience match our requirements.  If you are considered for an interview, we will call you directly to schedule the first meeting.  Due to the high volume of resumes we receive, we are unable to guarantee a response to all applicants.

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

1. Please confirm that you understand that this is a part time, seasonal, contract position working with youth camps only.

2. What licenses do you hold?

3. What playing experience do you have?

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Player Operations: Coach
Lead Coach - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)

The Lead Coach will help run the Minnesota United FC Camps and training sessions around the Twin Cities metro.  This flexible, part time, seasonal position reports to the Director of Camps & Youth Development.Please note that this is a part time, seasonal position working with youth camps only.  It is not a position working with the professional players or the academy.

Responsibilities:

  • Coach camp and training session attendees as age-appropriate.
  • Run drills and scrimmages.
  • Ensure skills are learned while having fun.
  • Give individual player feedback and advice.
  • Assist Director of Camps & Youth Development with curriculum development.

Requirements:

  • 21 years of age or older with access to reliable transportation (not all locations are accessible via public transit)
  • USSF D license or NSCAA equivalent
  • Ability to work with all ages and skill levels
  • Playing experience (college or professional)
  • Able to work evenings and weekends
  • Valid driver's license
  • Able to pass a background check
  • USSF C license or NSCAA equivalent preferred
  • Professional playing experience preferred

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

1. Please confirm that you understand that this is a part time, seasonal, contract position working with youth camps only.

2. What licenses do you hold?

3. What playing experience do you have?

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Communications: Communications Department Management
Manager, Social Media and Analytics - Atlanta United FC - Atlanta United FC - First Team (Atlanta, GA)

Atlanta United brings Major League Soccer to the Southeast as the league's 22nd franchise.  The club's avid fan base has already set records in fan participation for the 2017 inaugural season.  The first sports team to play in the state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Stadium currently under construction downtown, Atlanta United is owned by one the city's most influential businessmen and philanthropists, Arthur M. Blank, and is led by club President Darren Eales.

Position Summary

As part of the AMBSE Media Group, Atlanta United is looking for a Social Media Manager/Analyst that is responsible for producing compelling and insightful client reports, research, analysis, and recommendations for Atlanta United. This person will be responsible for tracking key social media metrics, comparing our results to the competition and analyzing the business impact of our social media marketing efforts.  The ideal candidate demonstrates an intellectual curiosity and a desire to dive deep in the numbers to discover context and make the business case.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identify and deliver metrics, benchmarks, and projections for Atlanta United digital channels
  • Provide Atlanta United and competitive reporting including weekly, monthly and mid-campaign analytics. Primary lead digital marketing campaign efforts.
  • Own the planning, execution and management of our reporting to include real-time, web-based reports and dashboards
  • Plan, implement, manage, measure and report on organic social media marketing efforts across a variety of social media channels.
  • Align content strategy, team coverage, team communications, marketing partnerships, stadium news and events, and sponsored posts on across all social media platforms
  • Collaborate with the partnership teams to create engaging and valuable sponsorship inventory and brand integration opportunities
  • Provide coverage for both home and away matches (possible travel)
  • Use reports and findings to build social editorial calendar planning and innovative content ideation
  • Drive integrated content ideation from concept to completion across all platforms
  • Responsible for aggressively increasing overall KPI metrics across all social platforms
  • Monitor best practices and trends in organic and branded social media, effectively communicate relevant news and opportunities to internal teams

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 6-9 years' experience across multiple digital and social media functions including strategy, digital marketing, web-development and/or a related field within high-paced, demanding professional setting
  • Agency experience acceptable

Required Skills

  • Back end technical / developer knowledge for digital / web and social mediums.
  • Advanced Excel is a must. Candidate must have experience working with large data, reporting databases and have the ability to sort, analyze, import, export, clean data, work with pivot tables
  • Demonstrated experience managing teams, developing talent
  • The ability to translate technical information and relay it in a way that is easy to absorb.

Note: This position was originally posted on the Atlanta Falcons employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Atlanta Falcons employment site.


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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Social Media Coordinator – Atlanta United FC - Atlanta United FC - First Team (Atlanta, GA)

Atlanta United brings Major League Soccer to the Southeast as the league's 22nd franchise.  The club's avid fan base has already set records in fan participation for the 2017 inaugural season.  The first sports team to play in the state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Stadium currently under construction downtown, Atlanta United is owned by one the city's most influential businessmen and philanthropists, Arthur M. Blank, and is led by club President Darren Eales.

Position Summary

As part of the AMBSE Media Group, the Atlanta United Social Media Coordinator will assist with all aspects of the club’s social media efforts on a day-to-day basis – including content creation, community management, 1:1 fan engagement, and strategic plan development and implementation.

This position will proactively lead, create and manage content on Atlanta United social platforms. He/she will collaborate with and partner across all relevant departments including content production, digital / web, video services, photography, marketing, sponsorships, community relations and agencies to deliver and execute successful social tactics that align with Atlanta United’s overall digital media strategy.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist in creating innovative, entertaining content (including but not limited to Facebook posts, Tweets, GIFs, Snaps, images and short format videos) to engage consumers across social channels while maintaining Falcons brand voice
  • Assist in building and aligning content strategy, team coverage, team communications, marketing partnerships, stadium news and events, and sponsored posts on across all social media platforms
  • Provide coverage for both home and away Atlanta United games (may require some travel)
  • Help build and manage both long and short term social editorial calendar
  • Drive integrated content ideation from concept to completion across all platforms
  • Together with the Atlanta United social / digital team, this position is responsible for aggressively increasing overall KPI metrics across social platforms
  • Collaborate with the sponsorship and marketing teams to create engaging and valuable partnership inventory and brand integration opportunities
  • Ensure integration with all Atlanta United departments, as well as other communications, marketing and community relations leaders across the Blank Family of Businesses
  • Monitor best practices and trends in organic and branded social media, effectively communicate relevant news and opportunities to internal teams

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1-2 years' experience across multiple digital and social media functions including strategy, digital marketing, web-development and/or a related field within high-paced, demanding professional setting
  • Agency experience acceptable

Required Skills

  • Demonstrated experience driving consumer / fan engagement across multiple social channels
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Experience with professional or collegiate sports is recommended

Note: This position was originally posted on the Atlanta Falcons employment site. To ensure that your application is considered for this position, please click here to apply for this job on the Atlanta Falcons employment site.


Internships: Marketing
Spring Communications/Editorial Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

All internships for D.C. United are unpaid internships, however interns are paid for hours worked on game days. The internships allow the individual to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for their future in the sports, entertainment and marketing industry. Hours can be flexible to accommodate with your school or work schedule. Some nights and weekends will be required.

Communications/Editorial Production: D.C. United are looking for a communications/editorial intern to assist the Digital Media and Communications department. The communications/editorial intern will report to the Content Strategist and will assist with the day to day objectives of the Digital Media and Communications Department.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in writing, editing and publishing content for web
  • Monitor site traffic and analytics 
  • Assist in developing storylines and writing articles
  • Assist communications department with production of game notes
  • Assist in coverage of D.C. United Academy
  • Assist the communications department on game days to conduct and transcribe interviews, write articles and other related duties
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis in journalism, communications or related field. 
  • Excellent journalistic writing skills
  • Experience covering a beat for school paper, magazine, online publication, etc.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to travel to away games as needed and to various events around the community
  • Strong computer skills to include InDesign, Excel, Word 

Please submit three writing samples with your application.

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Internships: Marketing
Spring Digital Video Animation Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

All internships for D.C. United are unpaid internships, however interns are paid for hours worked on game days. The internships allow the individual to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for their future in the sports, entertainment and marketing industry. Hours can be flexible to accommodate with your school or work schedule. Some nights and weekends will be required.

Digital Video Animation Production: D.C. United are looking for a video animation intern to assist the Digital Media and Communications department. The video animation intern will report to the Video Producers and assist with the day to day objectives of the Digital Media and Communications Department.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in animation for video content
  • Use Adobe After Effects and Photoshop, and various types of audio and digital video equipment to edit videos
  • Create videos for TV broadcast, web and social media
  • Assist video producers and social media producers in creation of content
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in computer animation (or comparable training)
  • Ability to make creative and energetic hype videos
  • Proficiency using Adobe After Effects for motion design, tracking, compositing, and encoding. 
  • Proficiency using Adobe Premiere for video editing. 
  • Strong awareness of relevant trends in web video and social media content
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to travel to away games as needed and to various events around the community

Please submit a link to your work with your application.

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Internships: Marketing
Spring Digital Video Production Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

All internships for D.C. United are unpaid internships, however interns are paid for hours worked on game days. The internships allow the individual to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for their future in the sports, entertainment and marketing industry. Hours can be flexible to accommodate with your school or work schedule. Some nights and weekends will be required.

Digital Video Production: D.C. United are looking for a video production intern to assist the Digital Media and Communications department. The video production intern will report to the Video Producers and assist with the day to day objectives of the Digital Media and Communications Department.

Job Duties:

  • Assist in shooting and editing video segments 
  • Assist in conducting player interviews
  • Assist the Digital Media and Communications department on game days including shooting and logging game footage
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in a journalism school (or comparable training)
  • Excellent storytelling skills. A reel or packages must be submitted that demonstrate this ability.
  • Ability to make creative and energetic hype videos
  • Strong video production skills that include digital video workflows with Nikon DSLRs, Premier Pro, CS6, Final Cut 7
  • Basic animation skills in Adobe After Effects CS6 is a plus but not a requirement
  • Owing your own gear is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to travel to away games as needed and to various events around the community

Please submit a link to your reel with your application.

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Internships: Marketing
Spring Photography Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

All internships for D.C. United are unpaid internships, however interns are paid for hours worked on game days. The internships allow the individual to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for their future in the sports, entertainment and marketing industry. Hours can be flexible to accommodate with your school or work schedule. Some nights and weekends will be required.

Photography Intern: D.C. United are looking for a photography intern to assist the Digital Media and Communications department. The photography intern will report to the Content Strategist and will assist with the day to day objectives of the Digital Media and Communications Department.

Job Duties::

  • Shoot action photos of training sessions
  • Shoot photos during game days and other events as needed.
  • Edit photos in Photoshop
  • Post game day photo galleries to the team website
  • Photograph fans and in-game presentation
  • Handle image sourcing / emailing internal & external photo requests
  • Assist with archiving of photos
  • Edit photos used on social media

Qualifications:

  • Applicants should be working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis in photography, photo journalism, or related field. 
  • Interested in pursuing a career in photography
  • Proficient in Adobe Bridge and Photoshop
  • Demonstrated photography and photo editing experience
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism within a professional sports environment and in media work zones
  • Proficient in photography techniques, including lighting and camera positioning among others
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to travel to away games as needed and to various events around the community
  • Must be able to provide your own equipment

Please submit samples of your best action (sports) photography as well as any other work that demonstrates your creative abilities.

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Internships: Marketing
Spring Social Media Internship - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

All internships for D.C. United are unpaid internships, however interns are paid for hours worked on game days. The internships allow the individual to gain valuable experience with a professional organization for their future in the sports, entertainment and marketing industry. Hours can be flexible to accommodate with your school or work schedule. Some nights and weekends will be required.

Social Media Production: D.C. United are looking for a social media intern to assist the Digital Media and Communications department. The social media intern will report to the Digital Media specialist and will assist with the day to day objectives of the Digital Media and Communications Department.

Job Duties::

  • Use photos, videos and web content to create interesting posts on a daily basis.
  • Assists in real-time coverage during gamedays.
  • Track, monitor, and engage with fan feedback.
  • Track and monitor analytics on multiple platforms and with an analytics dashboard
  • Create and track social media campaigns.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A sense of humor and strong awareness of social trends
  • Ability to proficiently and creatively use Vine, Snapchat, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook
  • Strong interest in soccer and sports is a plus, but not necessary.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to travel to away games as needed and to various events around the community

Please submit screenshots or links of your most creative social media posts, as well as your most creative 60 second Snapchat story (can be about any subject you choose, we are only interested in how creatively you use the platform)

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Internships: Any Internship
Ticket Operations Intern - 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 Ticket Operations Intern position is a part-time position, where you must be able to earn college credit. The primary focus is assisting the Ticket Operations Manager with growing and cleaning the sales database, creating/editing reports, and assisting in the box office on game days.  This position is highly analytical and technology-based, but requires business development sense and an entrepreneurial spirit as well. 

Responsibilities: 

·         Create and maintain patron records in CRM system

·         Assist with managing the sales database

·         Enter data captured from events, contests, and games into the system

·         Develop new leads and enter them into the system

·         Organize, set up, troubleshoot and tear down the box office area and equipment to be ready for game day needs

·         On game days, assist in the box office, answer questions for patrons, and run the ticketing system

·         Create and analyze complex sales reports for use by upper management

Requirements:

·         Technological aptitude; the ability to troubleshoot complex systems and solve reporting problems

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

·         Excellent verbal and written skills

·         Very strong Microsoft Excel skills

·         Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends

·         Must be able to earn credit through your institution

Preferred:

·         Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

·         Paciolan/Spectra systems experience.

·         Automatic season ticket renewal experience.

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

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

2. Are you able to earn credit through this internship?

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

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