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Current available jobs that best match united:
» Academy Intern - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Account Executive - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Account Executive, Group Sales, Youth Market - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Account Executive, Membership Sales - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Account Executive, Premium Sales - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Brand Ambassador - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Community Relations Intern - D.C. United (Washington, DC)
» Director of Group Sales - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Event Lead - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Executive Assistant - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Game Day Staff - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Group Sales Manager - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Junior Coach - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Lead Coach - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Marketing Director - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Ticket Operations Intern - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Ticket Sales Intern - Minnesota United FC (Golden Valley, MN)
» Future Consideration Notification/Update - MLS Teams (Various Locations, Various Locations)




Internships: Any Internship
Academy 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. 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

Minnesota United FC has created a hands-on learning experience for students and recent graduates looking to gain an understanding of a MLS Academy.  The MNUFC Academy Internship offers unpaid, part-time positions (15-20 hours per week) in various facets of the Academy. This role provides a unique educational experience and a behind-the-scenes look into various elements associated with the Academy program. The participants will be supervised by the Academy General Manager and Director of Camps & Youth Programs.

Learning Objectives  

·         Learn about various administrative roles in the MNUFC Academy, including the Development

Academy, club partnerships, camps, clinics, events, and tryouts

·         Gain hands-on experience in the marketing, administration, and facilitation of camps

·         Learn about and participate in MNUFC Academy communications, including its website content creation and social media presence

·         Under supervision from the Academy General Manager, ensure successful set-up and

execution of Academy home matches

·         Possible travel to away Academy matches

 Requirements

·         Recent graduate or current student working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis in a related field

·         Interest and experience in competitive sports environment, soccer preferred

·         Previous experience in event management is preferred

·         Strong work-ethic and proactive attitude are essential

·         Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

·         Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

 Candidates receiving credit for participating in our internship program are strongly preferred. All candidates must have a valid driver’s license and complete a background check.

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

1. Are you a recent graduate or current student working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree in related field?

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

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

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

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

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

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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

1. Do you have a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in related field?

2. Do you have ticket sales experience in a professional sport or university setting?

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

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Account Executive, Group Sales is a motivated and passionate individual looking to become a STAR in sport sales by selling group packages as D.C. United get set to move in their new stadium, Audi Field. The position will be focused on maximizing revenue by coordinating large group events, theme nights, and other group sales initiatives within the youth soccer market.  The executive 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 state-of-the-art sales preview center, showcasing our new stadium, Audi Field.   

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prospect and sell group packages within the local youth soccer market in the DC Metro Area
  • Be the face of D.C. United for your account base; attending monthly board meetings, coaches event, tournaments and other club events.
  • Generate sales leads through previous group leader network, as well as phone, email outreach and a strong emphasis on face-to-face appointments
  • Execute a minimum number of appointments per week with the goal of maximizing group ticket sales
  • Complete the booking process including reservations, invoicing, payment, ticket fulfillment, matchday seat visit and follow up survey
  • Develop strong relationships with group leader network to ensure long-term support of D.C. United
  • Create, build and execute youth soccer programs to maximize the fan experience and maximizing revenue
  • Execute monthly touchpoint with existing group leaders through phone calls, social selling, face to face appointments, and attending youth club events.
  • Play a crucial role in creating excitement around transitioning into the new stadium. Audi Field
  • Search for the next best practice for lead generation within your target market
  • Meet and exceed daily and weekly expectations in regards to outbound activity and appointments
  • Meet and exceed assigned quarterly and annual sales revenue goals
  • Create and develop new business by regularly pitching new prospects through external appointments, and phone prospecting.

 

NONESSENTIAL/SUPPORTIVE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

  • Represent yourself and D.C. United in a positive and professional manner

  • Assist with game day responsibilities of sales department

  • Provide the highest level of customer service to our fans.

  • Participate in weekly sales meetings and training opportunities.

  • Play a crucial role in creating excitement around transitioning into the new stadium

  • Be a positive influence within our department, our club and our community

  • Be innovative!  Bring new ideas to the team on how we can grow our fan base

  • Be a team player to step in and set the example of being a STAR in the sales industry

  • Passion to grow in the sales industry

 

 

SUCCESS FACTORS/JOB COMPETENCIES:

 

  • Process-oriented, highly organized, fast and accurate, able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Motivated self-starter with entrepreneurial leadership tendencies and a positive attitude

  • Willingness to learn in a fast paced environment

  • A passion to be a STAR as a sales professional in the sport industry

  • Bilingual (Spanish) language skills a plus but not required

  • Willingness to work outside normal business hours to maintain a strong relationship with the youth soccer market

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing or sport management or some other related field

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Availability to work flexible hours, including but not limited to evenings, weekends and holidays

  • Motivated self-starter with a contagiously positive attitude and leadership qualities

  • A solid understanding of the group sales process is a must

  • Relationship focused personality and a proven track record of selling group tickets in the sports industry.

  • Must have valid Driver’s license and vehicle

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

       

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, otherwise note that we have normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements.

 

                •      Must be able to use a computer

        •      Must be able to write, type and use phone system

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

 

                •      Quarterly and Annual performance appraisal will be conducted to review tracking towards revenue goals

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

POSITION SUMMARY:

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, Audi Field. An ideal candidate has a strong work ethic, is driven by meeting and exceeding sales objectives, 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 new preview center.   

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prospect and sell new season memberships for Audi Field and final year at RFK
  • Build relationships through phone calls, social selling, face-to-face appointments, and networking events
  • Play a crucial role in creating customer excitement around transitioning into Audi Field
  • Proactively seek new business through referrals and current clients
  • Create and implement sales strategies to produce new leads, referrals and sales
  • Represent yourself and D.C. United in a positive and professional manner
  • Meet or exceed daily and weekly expectations in regards to outbound activity and appointments
  • Meet or exceed assigned sales goals
  • Assist with game day responsibilities of sales department

 

NONESSENTIAL/SUPPORTIVE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

  • Represent yourself and D.C. United in a positive and professional manner

  • Assist with game day responsibilities of sales department

  • Provide the highest level of customer service to our fans.

  • Participate in weekly sales meetings and training opportunities.

  • Be a positive influence within our department, our club and our community

  • Be innovative!  Bring new ideas to the team on how we can grow our fan base

 

 

SUCCESS FACTORS/JOB COMPETENCIES:

 

  • Process-oriented, highly organized, able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Motivated self-starter with entrepreneurial leadership tendencies and a positive attitude

  • Willingness to learn in a fast paced environment

  • A passion to be a STAR as a sales professional in the sport industry

  • Bilingual (Spanish) language skills a plus but not required

  • Willingness to work outside normal business hours to maintain a strong relationship with the youth soccer market

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • 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
  • Ability to influence and communicate with C-Level clients
  • 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

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

       

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, otherwise note that we have normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements.

 

                •      Must be able to use a computer

        •      Must be able to write, type and use phone system

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

 

                •      Quarterly and Annual performance appraisal will be conducted to review tracking towards revenue goals

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

POSITION SUMMARY:

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This position will be focused on prospecting, appointment setting, executing sales presentations in a face to face format, and closing sales with a strong emphasis in the corporate community

  • Prospect and sell new premium memberships for our new stadium, Audi Field

  • Set and conduct out of office sales appointments in addition to hosting appointments in our preview center

  • Build relationships with clients and prospects through creative means including but not limited to: networking events, speaking engagements, one-on-one dinners / lunches, prospect sampling at games, seat visits at games and outside meetings

  • Play a crucial role in creating customer excitement around transitioning into the new stadium

  • Proactively seek new business through referrals and current clients

  • Create and implement new sales strategies to produce new premium leads, referrals and sales

  • Candidate must be willing to work non-traditional hours, weekends, and game days.

  • The candidate will be accountable for certain levels of activity (calls and appointments), appointment goals, and closed sales goals

  • Candidate should possess an optimistic team-first attitude, as well as the competitive desire to be the best

  • The ideal candidate possesses both the personal and professional communication skills to conduct face to face presentations

  • Meet or exceed assigned sales goals

  • Assist with game day responsibilities of sales department

     

    NONESSENTIAL/SUPPORTIVE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

    In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

  • Represent yourself and D.C. United in a positive and professional manner

  • Provide the highest level of customer service to our fans.

  • Participate in weekly sales meetings and training opportunities.

  • Play a crucial role in creating excitement around transitioning into the new stadium

  • Be a positive influence within our department, our club and our community

  • Be innovative!  Bring new ideas to the team on how we can grow our fan base

 

 

SUCCESS FACTORS/JOB COMPETENCIES:

 

  • Process-oriented, highly organized, fast and accurate, able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Motivated self-starter with entrepreneurial leadership tendencies and a positive attitude

  • Willingness to learn in a fast paced environment

  • A passion to be a STAR as a sales professional in the sport industry

  • Bilingual (Spanish) language skills a plus but not required

  • Willingness to work outside normal business hours to maintain a strong relationship with the youth soccer market

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A passion to grow a career as a sales professional in the sport industry
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of sales experience. Prior experience selling premium inventory in the sport industry is preferred
  • Proven ability to work in a team-oriented environment and effectively influence and communicate with C-Level clients.
  • 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
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with a focus on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Previous working experience with Microsoft CRM is a plus
  • Candidate must have a strong work ethic and a desire to build a career in professional sports

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

       

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, otherwise note that we have normal working conditions with the absence of disagreeable elements.

 

                •      Must be able to use a computer

        •      Must be able to write, type and use phone system

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

 

                •      Quarterly and Annual performance appraisal will be conducted to review tracking towards revenue goals

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

About Us

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

Job Description

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

Responsibilities

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

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

-          Set up activation footprints the MNUFC way

-          Tear down with effectiveness and organization in mind

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

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

-          Participate in fan engagement at home games

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

Requirements

-          18 years of age or older

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

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

-          Outstanding communication skills including in-person and email

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

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

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

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

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

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Internships: Any Internship
Community Relations Intern - D.C. United (Washington, DC)

POSITION TITLE: Community Relations Intern (Summer 2017) 

DEPARTMENT: Community Relations

SALARY: Unpaid/College Credit

TIME COMMITTMENT: 15-20 hours/week, Jun-Sept 2017

Position Overview:

D.C. United seeks a highly motivated individual capable of assisting the Community Relations Department with coordinating 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 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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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales Management
Director of Group Sales - 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. 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 Group Sales position oversees all facets of the development and execution of group sales. This position requires a highly organized, passionate, hard-working, dedicated leader to maximize revenue through the sale of group tickets. This is a management position that hires, trains, and supervises sales representatives.

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop personal initiatives to contribute to overall group sales production
  • Ability to manage core group sales categories
  • Build cross department relationships across the club
  • Manage group sales department budget
  • Contribute to new stadium planning, inventory management and pricing
  • Meet and exceed weekly and monthly department sales goals
  • Daily management of group sales representatives
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales members
  • Development of group sales team by facilitating on the job training and coaching
  • Conduct performance reviews for group sales team
  • Research and implement plans to generate group sales opportunities
  • Meet face to face with prospects and existing clients
  • Maintain and organize weekly sales updates for Senior Director of Ticket Sales

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in related field
  • 3 years management of a team in a selling environment
  • Minimum of 5 years ticket sales experience in sports
  • Previous experience and success in selling group tickets
  • Ability to train, coach, and motivate ticket sales representatives
  • High level of organizational skill

Preferred

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus, but not required
  • In-market experience

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 3 years of management experience in a selling environment?

3. Do you have a minimum of 5 years of ticket sales experience in sports?

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

About Us

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

Job Description

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

Responsibilities

-          Provide reports on equipment updates and brand ambassador interaction

-          Assist with pre and post event preparation and logistics

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

-          Ensure the MNUFC story is being told energetically and consistently

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

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

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

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

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

-          Write post event recaps within 24 hours following an activation

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

-          Participate in fan engagement at home games

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

Requirements

-          21 years of age or older

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

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

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

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

-          Outstanding communication skills including in-person and email

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

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

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

1. Do you have more than two years of street team, brand ambassador, activation, or related experience?

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

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Administration/General Management: Administrative/Executive Assistant
Executive Assistant - 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. 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 Executive Assistant is a full-time position, where the primary focus is assisting and supporting executive-level leadership. This person will be responsible for handling a wide variety of administrative tasks in order to ensure that senior management is operating efficiently and effectively.  

Responsibilities

·         Schedule appointments and effectively manage executive calendars

·         Manage marketing and communications calendar

·         Serve as liaison to VIPs at Minnesota United events and home games

·         Coordinate travel and related accommodations for executives and business guests

·         Draft written email responses and handle phone calls with a high level of attention to detail

·         Draft routine correspondence

·         Organize, update, and maintain files and assist in general office organization

·         Maintain a high level of confidentiality relating to the company and employees

·         Facilitate department activities and communications

·         Assist with special projects or other duties as assigned

Requirements

·         Bachelor’s degree preferred

·         Prior administrative experience in a professional environment

·         Excellent organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail

·         Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

·         Able to work efficiently in a high energy, fast paced environment

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

·         Ability to handle confidential information and projects with professionalism and discretion

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office

·         Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays (including game days)

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 prior administrative experience in a professional environment?

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

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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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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales Management
Group Sales Manager - 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 Group Sales Manager position oversees all facets of the development and execution of group sales. This position requires a highly organized, passionate, hard-working, dedicated leader to maximize revenue through the sale of group tickets. This is a management position that hires, trains, and supervises sales representatives.

Responsibilities: 

  • Meet and exceed weekly and monthly department sales goals
  • Daily management of group sales representatives
  • Recruit, interview, and hire sales members
  • Development of group sales team by facilitating on the job training and coaching
  • Conduct performance reviews for group sales team
  • Research and implement plans to generate group sales opportunities
  • Meet face to face with prospects and existing clients
  • Maintain and organize weekly sales updates for Director of Ticket Sales
  • Develop personal initiatives to contribute to overall group sales production

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university in related field
  • Minimum of 3 years ticket sales experience in sports
  • Previous experience and success in selling group tickets
  • Ability to train, coach, and motivate ticket sales representatives

Preferred:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus, but not required
  • In-market experience
  • Previous management of a team in a selling 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 3 years of ticket sales experience in a professional sport or university setting?

3. Do you have previous management experience in a selling environment?

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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?

Closing Date: 2017-05-31

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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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Sales & Marketing: Marketing
Marketing Director - 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. 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

We are looking for a person who lives and breathes creativity, and who loves generating ideas and concepts for everything from big, original platforms to smaller social media tactics. Our ideal candidate thinks globally and focuses locally, and is passionate about growing and protecting the MNUFC brand. We’d like someone with a strong integrated agency type background that includes events, media planning, creative, digital, social, experiential, B2B and B2C. The position reports to the Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications. This position is located in Golden Valley, MN.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Directs the planning and execution of MNUFC advertising campaigns, including media planning and creative to drive ticket sales and brand growth
  • Develop creative narratives (design, messaging, voice, content, advertising & promotions execution) that bring these experiences to life across linear and digital channels – in collaboration with ticket sales, production, sponsorship/premium seating, digital, community relations, production and PR teams, as well as agencies
  • Ensure the brand messaging and creative direction is embraced in all communications (internal/external) and customer experiences
  • Develops and maintains relationships with media partners to place media, track advertising, and execute promotions
  • Manages fulfillment of trade and promotional agreements as needed
  • Manages the internal creative requests to projects in a timely manner
  • Mangers all internal media assets, including in-stadium, MNUFC.COM, emails, social media, TV/radio broadcasts, etc. to drive revenue and growth of programs
  • Works closely with digital, production and communications to ensure a holistic approach to all marketing messaging and ad campaigns
  • Manages and fulfill “added-value” contests and promotions
  • Maintains the updated promotional calendar; assist with the planning and execution of all theme nights, fan giveaway ideation & ordering
  • Other tasks as assigned by manager

Key Candidate Requirements and Skills:

Required/Mandatory

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in marketing and communications
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in a multichannel consumer marketing role and creative management, with proven success in promotions, brand communication, media planning and analytics and content marketing (organic and paid)
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Project Management
  • Creative Team Management
  • Team player

Preferred

  • Brand management experience
  • Design experience

Physical/Environmental Requirements

Office: Working conditions are normal for an office environment.  Work may require occasional weekend and/or evening work. Work will require attendance at all home games, team special events and select road games. 

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 or equivalent in marketing and communications?

2. Do you have 5+ years of experience in a multichannel consumer marketing and creative management role?

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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:

Minnesota Untied FC is looking for a summer Ticket Operations Intern. This position is an unpaid, part-time, for credit role. 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 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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Internships: Any Internship
Ticket Sales 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 Sales Intern position is a part-time, unpaid, for credit position. The primary focus is assisting the ticket sales and service managers and staff. A career with Minnesota United will allow you to merge a passion for sales and soccer, professional growth, and a unique career in professional sports.

Responsibilities: 

·         Create and maintain patron records in CRM system

·         Assist with managing the sales database

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

·         Communicate effectively and professionally with all internal and external contacts

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

·         Develop new leads and enter them into the system

·         Other duties as assigned by Senior Director of Ticket Sales

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

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 degree at a local college/university?

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

3. When would you be able to start this internship?

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

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