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» Account Executive, Corporate Sales - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)
» Assistant, Creative Services - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)
» Assistant, Media Relations - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)
» Avaya Stadium Event Ambassador - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)
» Avaya Stadium Event Sales - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)
» Box Office Attendant - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)
» Brand Ambassador/Retail Associate - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)
» Conversion Crew - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)
» Distribution Crew - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)
» Earthquakes Brand Ambassador - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)
» Gameday Media Relations Staff - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)
» Lead, Distribution Crew - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)
» Manager, Inside Sales - San Jose Earthquakes (Santa Clara, CA)
» Future Consideration Notification/Update - MLS Teams (Various Locations, Various Locations)




Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Account Executive, Corporate Sales - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)

Summary:

The San Jose Earthquakes are a growing and fast paced franchise looking for a highly motivated sales representative with a passion and track record of B2B and premium focused sales.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate is hard working with experience in selling B2B in professional sports.  They have the ability to work with high end corporate accounts and building relationships with top executives and key decision-makers.  They possess strong communication skills and have a keen attention to detail in regards to discovering and fulfilling their clients’ needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·      Generate season and group ticket revenue via outbound calls, emails, out of office meetings, and stadium tours.

·      Actively prospect targets in the corporate community.

·      Maintain ownership of ensuring premium seating inventory is sold out at every game.

·      Develop new and creative methods to boost corporate seat sales.

Key Requirements:

·      Bachelor’s degree with academic success required.

·      History of successfully selling in a B2B environment.

·      Strong oral and written communication skills.

·      Ability to work well within a team environment.

·      Self-motivated and self-starter mind-set.

·      Positive attitude and strong work ethic.

·      Ability to work non-traditional hours including weekends required.

·      Passion for and knowledge of MLS and the San Jose Earthquakes preferred.

·      Bilingual a plus.

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Sales & Marketing: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Assistant, Creative Services - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)

The San Jose Earthquakes are currently seeking a part-time multimedia assistant. The Assistant, Creative Services position will be responsible for assisting in day-to-day as well as game day responsibilities as assigned by the Manager, Creative Services. The position will include shooting/editing behind the scenes content, special events, recap videos, and working with social media platforms.

Primary duties will include, but are not limited to:

Game Day & Events

·      Shooting and Editing Recap Videos

·      Assist camera operators/ production crew

·      Posting content on Social Media

Video Production

·      Video Conceptualization, Production & Editing?Develop video content for sponsorship deliverables, website, social media/fan interaction and other promotions

·      Maintain and log digital files and ensure that projects are properly archived

Graphic Design

·      General working Photoshop knowledge

Qualifications

·      Working towards a degree in Video Production or a related field

·      Proven creative skills in utilizing Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere

·      Working knowledge of DSLR cameras?Strong communication skills both written and verbal?

·      Thorough attention to detail

·      Exceptional organization and time management

·      Ability to meet deadlines under pressure

·      Reliable transportation

·      Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays, if necessary can commit to 10 - 15 hours a week

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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Assistant, Media Relations - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)

JOB TITLE:    Assistant, Media Relations

SUPERVISOR:   Manager, Media Relations

DESCRIPTION: This position will include writing opportunities, statistic and fact checking, photo and news clip archiving, copyediting and a variety of other assignments on game days. The selected candidate will work from the club’s front office on a part-time basis and is expected to be available for 15-20 hours per week in addition to all home matches.

Primary duties will include but are not limited to the following:

·      Assist the Coordinator, Media Relations and the Manager, Media Relations in creation of all weekly updates and game notes

·      Draft articles and provide statistical information for club’s matchday magazine and website

·      Research and collect club-related news clips

·      Sort and maintain the club’s photo archive

·      Game day duties as assigned, including press box set-up, recording and transcribing postgame press conferences and assisting with match recaps

Requirements:

·      Experience using Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite programs, including InDesign and Photoshop

·      Advanced writing skills with knowledge of AP Style

·      Strong communication skills and sharp attention to detail

·      Exceptional time management and ability to work under strict deadlines

·      Knowledge of soccer, the San Jose Earthquakes and Major League Soccer

·      Desire for a career in sports communications

·      Prior experience in the sports industry strongly preferred, but not required

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Facility Operations/Security: Usher/Ticket Taker
Avaya Stadium Event Ambassador - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)

Position: Avaya Stadium Event Ambassador (Part Time/Event Days Only)

Summary:S Each Event Ambassador will report directly to the Manager, Fan Experience. They will serve as a friendly, primary point of contact for Avaya Stadium patrons and will provide each fan with a positive customer service experience and enjoyable environment. Starting at $13/hr. Opportunity for monetary bonuses.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Usher – Act as a primary contact on game day for fans within your assigned section; greet fans with a smile and positive attitude, check tickets and direct fans around facility, answer questions, ensure safety of staff and fans, keep areas clear and clean, handle complaints and collect feedback, provide assistance to fans with special needs and support other event day staff.

  • Guest Relations – Provide patrons with above-and-beyond service; greet fans with a smile & positive attitude, assist with lost and found, direct fans around facility, answer questions, provide wheelchair escorts, ensure safety of staff and fans, scan tickets for entry into the stadium, communicate stadium policies to fans, monitor seating areas as well as elevators and concourse, provide breaks to other part-time staff, handle complaints and collect feedback and support other event day staff. Work locations may be inside the stadium, outside the main gates and/or in the various parking lots.

    Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with a diverse staff and fan base

  • Enthusiastic and friendly with a professional demeanor

  • Must be mature and accustomed to working in a diverse environment

  • Tenacious work ethic

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • Must have the ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks and adapt to change

  • Required to work every Quakes home game – shift generally starts 2.5 hours prior to kick-off

  • Required to work additional stadium events as announced

    Requirements:

  • This position regularly requires the employee to stand for long periods of time (up to 4 or more hours) and walk upstairs

  • Nature of position requires physical mobility and the ability to lift a minimum 20 pounds

  • Must have the ability to adjust to changing work hours and locations in the stadium and stadium

    parking lots as needed

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Sales & Marketing: Event Operations/Management
Avaya Stadium Event Sales - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)

SUMMARY: This is a full-time sales position with Avaya Stadium Events, the in-house event sales department of the San Jose Earthquakes.  Avaya Stadium is a first class, state of the art stadium that has hosted a number of large scale ticketed events, along with being the home of the San Jose Earthquakes. The focus for this position is to utilize and monetize the stadium through other large and small event bookings.

This relatively new department (inception 2015) has resulted in significant revenue growth year over year by hosting small and large company outings, weddings, product launches and holiday parties mainly with inbound leads.  We are eager to add someone to our team to focus on networking, cold calls and other means to continue to grow this critical part of our business.  The following are the essential functions and attributes we are looking for:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·       Proactively solicit new business by, among other things, making cold calls, attending trade shows, and engaging in other client prospecting in order to increase the size of the organization’s client database.

·       Qualify leads, draft proposals and contract negotiations.

·       Meet established revenue goals by developing and implementing an event sales strategy that retains existing clients, grows partner-related business and closes new business.

·       Maintain and continually improve upon client satisfaction to create client loyalty, as well as deliver a positive and memorable event experience by regularly meeting with clients and potential clients, conducting stadium tours and providing accurate and timely information to clients.

·       Responsible for executing events on site and coordinate all sales with event team.

·       Represent San Jose Earthquakes and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.

·       Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

·       Strong networking skills.

·       Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.

·       Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.

·       Self-motivating personality, eager to succeed and increase revenue.

·       Demonstrate high levels of leadership, confidence and innovation.

·       Professional appearance, demeanor and approach.

·       Understanding of Audio Visual services

·       Ability to coordinate multiple vendors for execution of events

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

·       Two or more years of related sales experience, preferred.

·       Working knowledge of local and regional markets, venue operations, and special events industries is a plus.

·       Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Sales or Business

·       Excellent self-accountability for high personal standards of conduct and professionalism.

·       Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

·       Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in spreadsheet, database, CRM and word processing. programs. 

·       Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as necessary.

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Operations
Box Office Attendant - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)

The San Jose Earthquakes are currently hiring part-time box office sellers for their 2017 events at Avaya Stadium.

Essential Functions:

  • Process single game ticket sales at box office on day of game
  • Distribute Will Call tickets
  • Provide information and assistance regarding present and future games

Skills:

  • Ability to read, listen and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system.
  • Excellent skills in customer relations, communications and problem solving.
  • Accuracy in handling and processing financial transactions.

Experience:

  • Previous Box Office/Sales experience a plus, but not required.
  • Retail/Money Handling experience preferred.

Must be available to work nights and weekends

The San Jose Earthquakes are an Equal Opportunity Employer
 

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Retail/Licensing: Retail Merchandising
Brand Ambassador/Retail Associate - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)

Brand Ambassador/Retail Associate

POSITION SUMMARY:
Under the direction of manager, sell retail merchandise to customers in a professional manner.

BASIC FUNCTIONS:

·       Greet, acknowledge, and assist guests with any questions about merchandise

·       Process sale with POS system and follow register procedures while handling cash accordingly

·       Process exchanges and returns of merchandise

·       Ensure all merchandise is correctly labeled and displayed

·       Routinely stock merchandise

·       Maintain a clean and organized store or kiosk

·       Maintain an orderly back-stock and aware of the location of merchandise

·       Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and report to supervisor

·       Assist with loading and unloading of merchandise

·       Conduct inventory, as directed by supervisor

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

·       Basic math skills; ability to accurately handle cash drawer

·       Excellent customer service skills

·       Attention to detail

·       Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

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Facility Operations/Security: Facility/Venue Management
Conversion Crew - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)

Event Conversion Staff (Part-Time) - San Jose Earthquakes

            Department: Event Operations

            Reports To:  Manager of Event Operations

            Position Overview: San Jose Earthquakes are looking for event based staff to assist with the setup, strike and day to day operation for games and other events.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

·       Flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays

·       A valid DMV issued driver’s license

·       A valid Forklift certification license is a plus

·       Punctuality is a must

·       Detail oriented

·       Able to communicate in a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients

·       Ability to perform general labor; ability to lift 50 pounds is required

·       Familiarity with the use and safety of basic hand tools

DUTIES:

·       Perform general labor as assigned

·       Setup and breakdown of tents, barricades, tables, chairs, event decking, etc

·       Other duties as assigned

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

1. Do you have a valid Drivers License?

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Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
Distribution Crew - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)

A Distribution Crew member will be responsible for distributing items pre-game and/or postgame and providing fans with general stadium information. This is a Part Time position.

Duties:

-       Pass out items to fans entering, at halftime and exiting Avaya Stadium

-       Provide basic stadium information to the general fan

Requirements:

-       Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

-       Work outdoors in varying weather conditions including extreme heat and cold.

-       Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

-       Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays based on event schedule.

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Sales & Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Earthquakes Brand Ambassador - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)

Title: San Jose Earthquakes Brand Ambassador - Part Time Position

Do you have a passion for sports, soccer, and/or events? Then we want YOU to join our team for the 2017 season! As an Earthquakes Brand Ambassador, you’ll have an active role in game day action at the new, state-of-the-art Avaya Stadium and all home games. You’ll also serve as a brand ambassador at “street team” and community events all throughout the Bay Area to engage and connect with fans everywhere.

If you have been looking to break into the sports industry or are a student considering a career in sports, then this is the perfect opportunity.

Primary Responsibilities:

·      Represent and promote the San Jose Earthquakes in a fun and professional manner at over 100 events throughout the year

·      Enhance fan in-stadium experience at all home games and other Avaya Stadium events such as international soccer matches, viewing parties, sports tournaments, festivals, and more.

·      Special 2017 events include activations leading into 2017 opening day, our annual match at Stanford Stadium and promotion of other major sporting events in the area

·      Game day roles include on-field ceremonies, sponsorship activations, half-time contests, hand out of premium items, interact with fans and customer service

·      Work as brand ambassadors at all home games and community events

·      Responsible for set up, tear down, and management of all interactive elements at community events

·      Promote current marketing, sales, promotional and team-related news and initiatives

·      Support the sales team to create leads

·      Be a knowledgeable representative of the San Jose Earthquakes

What we are looking for:

·      Outgoing, passionate, energetic, and motivated professionals

·      Knowledge of San Jose Earthquakes, soccer and MLS preferred

·      Ability to work on a team

·      Adaptable and can take the lead on initiatives

·      Excellent customer service skills

·      Must be able to work 80% of all regular season Earthquakes home games

·      Must be able to work 80% of scheduled community and special events as needed

·      Flexible schedule to include nights and weekends and some holidays

·      Previous band ambassador/promo team, spokes-modeling, public speaking experience is preferred

·      Ability to lift at least 25-30 pounds at a time; requires prolonged standing

·      Must have an active drivers license

·      Bilingual a plus!

·      Access to a cell phone and/or email on a daily basis

·      Must be 18 years or older by January 1, 2017

·      Must be available for a group interview

This is a Part Time position

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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Gameday Media Relations Staff - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)

JOB TITLE:    Game Day Media Relations Staff

SUPERVISOR:   Manager, Media Relations

DESCRIPTION: The Game Day Media Relations Staff will help oversee media relations operations at all Earthquakes home matches. Game day roles include photo marshal, photographers’ workroom attendant, statistician, and media will call attendant, among others. The club is looking to add multiple individuals to the game day staff.

Primary duties will include but are not limited to the following:

·      Oversee key areas of the club’s media relations game day operations

·      Assist members of the media to ensure a smooth and enjoyable work experience

·      Work in collaboration with the media relations coordinator and media relations manager to solve problems that may arise

Requirements:

·      Knowledge of soccer, the San Jose Earthquakes and Major League Soccer

·      Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·      Capability to manage assignments from start to finish without direct supervision

·      Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays

·      Must be able to work at least 75% of all home matches during the 2017 season, including non-league competitions, which may take place at several different venues throughout the Bay Area

·      Punctuality and promptness

·      Prior experience in sports preferred, but not required

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Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
Lead, Distribution Crew - San Jose Earthquakes (San Jose, CA)

The Lead, Distribution Crew will be responsible for distributing items pre-game and/or postgame and providing fans with general stadium information. This is a Part Time position.

Duties:

-       Organize and check in staff on game days

-       Pass out items to fans entering, at halftime and exiting Avaya Stadium

-       Provide basic stadium information to the general fan

Requirements:

-       Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

-       Work outdoors in varying weather conditions including extreme heat and cold.

-       Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

-       Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays based on event schedule.

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Manager, Inside Sales - San Jose Earthquakes (Santa Clara, CA)

Position     

Manager, Inside Sales

Summary                             

The San Jose Earthquakes are looking for a passionate individual to lead the Inside Sales department by producing a high energy, challenging learning environment for the development of Earthquakes Sales Representatives. This position will report to the Director, Ticket Sales.

Candidate                          

A successful candidate has a proven history of sports sales success on both the B2B and B2C sides of the business.  They have the ability to lead, motivate and teach entry-level sales reps the intricacies of ticket sales and business professionalism.  They have a strong work ethic, and the desire to instill this in the team they manage.

Job Duties                         

* Achieves all personal Season Ticket and Group Sales goals

* Manages year-round recruiting and hiring efforts for Inside Sales Department

* Constructs strong pipeline of potential full time employees

* Creates and executes training program for both new and current reps

* Implements and executes a sales plan to reach team and department goals

* Meets regularly with sales leadership regarding department progress and challenges

* Creates and maintains daily, weekly and monthly sales tracking for management

* Grows team members daily in both sales acumen and office professionalism

* Creates and maintains weekly schedules for Inside Sales team

Key Requirements:         

* Minimum 4-year Bachelor’s degree or educational equivalent in Sales

* Passion for sports and sports marketing required

* Proven track record of results in a Sales environment

* Excellent understanding and demonstrated success in building, motivating and leading teams

* At least 3 years selling and 1 year in leadership role in professional sports

* Excellent written and verbal skills.

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

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