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

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

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

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

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

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

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

QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, FORMAL TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

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

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Sales & Marketing: Promotions
Camp & Clinic Coach - Southern California - LA Galaxy (Carson, CA)

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Job Description: Camp Coach - Galaxy

POSITION PURPOSE:
This position is a part-time Camp Coach. The Galaxy Camp Coach position is an interactive group that attends and host camp and clinics for the LA Galaxy. The LA Galaxy is recruiting experienced and well organized coaches with a passion for developing youth soccer player’s within our Camps and Clinics programs. We are looking for coaches who are professional, reliable and capable of thinking on their feet quickly to adapt to any environment.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
-       Coaching players within the u6 to u18 age range

-       Set-up and breakdown of equipment and clinic needs

-       Play an essential leader role as a camp coach to participants

-       Interact with participants, coaches and parents of participants as necessary

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

-       Knowledge of the game of soccer

-       Applicants should be patient, friendly and personable

-       Enthusiastic, fun and interacts well with the public

-       Must be able to work weekends and some weekdays

-       Job is part-time/hourly (around 10-20hrs a week)

-       Coaching experience a plus, but not required

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Education :
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or any other combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. High school diploma preferred.

Experience:
Coaching experience a plus, but not required

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Sales & Marketing: Game Operations/Presentation
Game Presentation & Events Coordinator - LA Galaxy (Carson, CA)

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

POSITION PURPOSE:

The LA Galaxy is seeking a hard-working, detail-oriented, and proactive individual with the desire work on the LA Galaxy club.

The Coordinator of Game Presentation & Events will provide clerical, administrative, and “Day of Game” support for the Game Presentation & Events department under the general direction of the Director of Game Presentation & Events or such person(s) we designate. The general focus of this role is coordination and management of LA Galaxy promotional team – the LA Galaxy Star Squad. He/she will work during regular office hours and/or event hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with:

  • LA Galaxy Star Squad promotional team
  • Grassroots marketing
  • LA Galaxy Viewing Parties
  • Special events
  • Game day operations
  • Management/upkeep of materials
  • Overall department and organization initiatives

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS:

  • Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting with:
  • All aspects of high-performing promotional team, including: hiring, management of staff, coordinating/scheduling appearances, social media, uniforms, personnel, materials, time keeping, etc.
  • Researching, planning and coordinating Grassroots Marketing initiatives – including, determining ideal activation accordingly by identifying resources necessary for maximization and execution (marketing collateral, promotional giveaways, scheduling of promotional team, etc.)
  • Coordination of select LA Galaxy Viewing Parties throughout the season
  • Club-wide events, including planning, implementation and set up
  • General office duties as needed
  • Special projects as assigned by Management
  • Implement and support all policies and procedures for the department
  • Maintain an organized and detailed calendar and schedule

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

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

  1. Must be highly organized, and resourceful with great attention to detailed
  2. Assertive, self-motivated, creative and proactive self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  3. Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines, and work effectively in a high pressure and fast-paced environment 
  4. Ability to efficiently and professionally manage a large group of part-time staff members
  5. Exceptional problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize workload efficiently and quickly
  6. Must have a strong command of reasoned, measured decision-making based upon analyzing the pros and cons of each potential decision to be made
  7. Must be able to anticipate and identify problems, their sources, and their potential solutions while continuing to successfully conduct day-to-day operations without interruption
  8. Must have truly outstanding customer service and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to professionally communicate and interact with all levels of management, staff, fans, VIP’s, etc.
  9. Ability to professionally handle highly sensitive and confidential information
  10. Must be technically proficient with MS Office
  11. Professional proficiency in popular social media platforms
  12. Ability to lift at least 25 pounds at a time
  13. Flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings, and some holidays to meet business needs
  14. Must be available to work all home LA Galaxy and LA Galaxy II games, and select events

Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from college or any other combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred
  • Prior event experience is strongly preferred
  • Prior management experience is strongly preferred
  • 2-3 years’ experience working in the Sports / Game Operations / Entertainment industry preferred
  • Team sports/soccer interest is a plus

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

1. Please submit a cover letter specific to the position.

2. Please submit 3 professional references.

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Sales & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Manager, Partnership Sales - LA Galaxy (Carson, CA)

The Manager, Partnership Sales works closely with the department Senior Director and entire AEG Global Partnerships structure resources to influence the sales growth of AEG owned/managed properties, with a direct focus on the LA Galaxy and the StubHub Center. Opportunities will also exist to facilitate corporate partnership agreements with ancillary AEG owned/managed properties as directed.

Essential Duties:

  • Work with Senior Director to preform analysis, research and planning to assure that the objectives and budgets are met for each event property.
  • Responsible for selling complex sponsorship assets that include on-site branding, digital media platforms, traditional media, and experiential space packages to assigned event properties.
  • Identifies and cultivates brands/marketing executives within targeted accounts who make event marketing and media decisions.
  • Plan and execute partnership and sponsorship pitch presentations and proposals to new and existing clients.
  • Successfully addresses client concerns, questions and objections to close sponsorship deals.
  • Negotiate sponsorship assets/deal points. Take ownership of all processes leading up to and finalizing partnership and sponsorship deals.
  • Responsible for keeping sales management apprised of progress toward established revenue goals and of the progress in closing identified prospects. Uses department CRM system to track sales activity and client contact information.
  • Work closely with Event Operations and Partnership Activation Team to ensure successful execution of deal points.
  • Host and Entertain Prospective Clients at specific AEG events.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum education level of: BA/BS Degree (4-year) in a related field.
  • 2-4 years of industry-related work experience
  • Strong natural selling skills with proven experience in pitch and strategic positioning.
  • Proven track record of negotiating with the ability to improvise.
  • Must have the ability to network and create relationships while working efficiently in a fast-paced sales environment.
  • Understanding of the presentation and proposal development process with strong PowerPoint skills.
  • Renowned solution selling pedigree and contacts.
  • Expertise in identifying opportunities, developing strategies and negotiating creative solutions.
  • Exemplary problem-solving, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to synergize the efforts of individuals and teams from multiple AEG business units to accomplish the goals of the company.
  • Must have a high degree of poise and professionalism when interacting with internal and external clients
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint); and ability to learn required business Systems.

AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.

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Sales & Marketing: Activation
Partnership Activation Associate - LA Galaxy (Carson, CA)

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

Position Overview:

The LA Galaxy Partnership Activation department is looking to fill internship positions for the 2017 season. Partnership Activation is responsible for fulfilling sponsorship contracts for the organization. The contracts include elements such as TV and radio commercial spots, print ads, in-stadium signage, promotions (in-stadium & retail), hospitality and more. The Galaxy’s sponsors include some of the biggest names in their respective industries.

Essential Job Functions: The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Assist with sponsor promotions, contests, hospitality events and other activities both on and off the field at Galaxy home games
  • Attend various Galaxy events such as player appearances and grassroots tournaments and assist in overall event execution
  • Part time student preferred
  • Must be able to attend all 2016 Galaxy home games
  • Office hours, tasks will support the partnership activation department (i.e. – create media spreadsheets to organize station affidavit information, assist with partner proof of performance reports)

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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Staff Accountant - LA Galaxy (Carson, CA)

The Staff Accountant performs professional level accounting work in the maintenance and review of fiscal records.  The position requires considerable knowledge of basic accounting principles and accounting functions.  The Staff Accountant will be responsible for the general ledger reconciliation, banking activities (i.e. cash receipts, deposits, positive pay, ACH etc.), and MLS reporting requirements.  Duties include processing and posting payments, billings and collections, recording journal entries, performing monthly-closing maintaining of accounting files, along with preparation/organization of various financial forms, reports, and financial analysis.  This individual may be asked to assist with ad-hoc projects and general office support tasks when necessary.  These responsibilities and tasks will be coordinated with and supervised by the Director or Finance.  This position requires daily interaction with internal departments, vendors, and clients.  

  1. Serve as main contact person between department and the A/P Corporate team in downtown.  Assist with Accounts Payable responsibilities that are not handled by the centralized A/P team.  Duties include, reclassification of miscoded expenses, clearing out suspense account, research and resolve old outstanding checks issued, reconciliation of intercompany balance with the League, and creating work-orders, and recording expense accruals.
  2. Generate and distribute invoices to sponsors and other clients within area of business.  Maintain organized file of executed agreements and allocation memos.  Follow up with departments and third parties regarding unpaid invoices and provide aging report updates.  Reconcile billing summary schedule to CRM report and general ledger to ensure all revenue are accounted for.  Recording allowance and write-offs for uncollectible.  Handles all internal and external inquiries regarding AR related matters.
  3. Recording revenue and expenses related to the stadium settlement, which includes booking adjustments to true-up prior estimates and also handling all inquiries related to the settlement.  Accrue for monthly settlement with MLS.  Assist with third party settlements for domestic exhibition games, as needed.
  4.  Assistance with Ticketing related items, which includes reconciling ticketing report to bank receipts, recording sales, and recording journal entries related to game statements.
  5. Review, process, record and monitor all banking related activities, which includes preparing deposits, recording receipts, completion of bank reconciliations, check inquiry, placing stop payments, monitoring positive pay and ACH, review daily banking activities, and setting up/closing bank accounts.
  6.  Prepare and record other journal entries related to revenue recognition/deferral, prepaid expense, and other accounts on the Trail Balance.   
  7. Upload payroll files and reconcile the payroll clearing account.  Record journal entries related to payroll, which includes book transfers, fees, and salary recharge to other departments/entities.
  8.  Add new fixed assets to the system as they are processed.  Run monthly depreciation.  Ensure totals in Fixed Asset module ties to Trail Balance totals.  Review and evaluate existing assets to see if write-offs and disposals are needed
  9. Calculate, file, and remit sales/use tax to State of California.  Also includes any other ad-hoc filings needed.
  10. Provide support and assistance as needed for audits, income tax filing, MLS league reporting, state unclaimed property returns, and other ad-hoc projects for management. 
  11. Perform other accounting and general office duties as requested.

Required Qualifications (Job Knowledge, Skills, and Education):

  • A minimum education level of: BA/BS Degree (4-year) in Accounting 
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of related work experience in Accounting
  • Working knowledge of Oracle accounting software, which includes JDE, Insight, Concur etc.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, which includes Word and Excel.
  • Ability to read, listen, and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must have considerable knowledge with basic accounting principles (i.e. journal entries, debits, credits, accruals etc.) and accounting functions.
  • Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system/financial application.
  • Ability to work independently and complete duties and projects with little direct supervision.
  • Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to multitask on various regular duties and ad-hoc assignments.
  • Ability to accurately work under pressure in meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to work extended hours during evenings and weekends as required.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and with hands-on mentality.
  • Team Player and desirous. 

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