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Assistant General Manager Event Management and Guest Experience - Los Angeles Football Club (Los Angeles, CA)

 

 

 

 

 

JOB TITLE:               Assistant General Manager Event Management and Guest Experience

TYPE:                     Full time

DEPARTMENT:       Facilities

REPORTS TO:         SVP/GM Facilities

LOCATION:            Los Angeles, CA                                    

Los Angeles Football Club is Major League Soccer’s newest team in Los Angeles, set to debut in 2018.  We are developing a world-class, forward-leaning sports and entertainment organization to bring the fastest growing professional sport in America to one of the largest and most diverse markets in the world.  Our primary initiatives include: designing and building our new Banc of California stadium, developing all facets of our brand, engaging with our community and developing our sporting team and youth programs. We are looking to grow our high-caliber, diverse team with creative and hard-working individuals who have a passion for sports, entertainment, and many of the lifestyle elements that embody the beautiful game.  

POSITION SUMMARY:

The position of AGM Event Management and Guest Experience reports directly to the SVP/GM and acts in their place when they are not present.

This is a unique opportunity for a dynamic leader with broad experience in event operations and guest experience management. The AGM of Event Management and Guest Experience is the Management Team member responsible for oversight of all Front of House (FOH) event operational functions for Banc of California Stadium. Our facilities currently include a 22,000-seat open-air stadium, attached ancillary conference and hospitality space, as well as an off-site soccer-specific training facility. The AGM Event Management and Guest Experience positon will oversee all FOH operations including, but not limited to, guest services, crowd management, security, ticketing, and parking. The position will be a key leader in driving innovation while also managing events in both the stadium and ancillary hospitality spaces. The position requires strong experience in facility management, a commitment to creating unique experiences, and exceptional maturity and leadership qualities. The successful candidate must be energetic, collaborative, and team-oriented.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

 

 

  • Oversee the development and implementation of the total guest experience as a central part of the stadium experience with long-term plans for ongoing training programs.

  • Oversee the FOH Security, Crowd Management, Guest Services, Ticketing, Operations, and Parking teams.

  • Lead or oversee efforts to ensure appropriate on-going training and maintenance of all staff, vendors, contractors as it relates to the service experience.

  • Ensure proper safety policies, procedures and training are in place in regards to both back and front of house operations.

  • Oversee training facility event operations when applicable.

  • Ensure that the stadium and surrounding areas are safe, useable, and inviting.

  • Prepare and maintain required and necessary reports and records.

  • Oversee FOH operations including all aspect of the guest experience including hospitality amenities, event management, VIP experience, and front and back of house services for ticketed, event, and performance-based guests.

  • Manage events to be compliant with LEED Silver certification.

  • Foster an environment that promotes innovation and implementation of best practices to improve efficiency and reduce operating costs while increasing productivity.

  • Serve as a key leader, providing guidance and setting an example for exemplary work ethic and program quality for the staff and the community.

  • Supervise and mentor staff in the FOH Departments, including recommending appropriate candidates for hire and ensuring organizational results are achieved.

  • Oversee and support the departments in budget development and realization of income and expense goals.

  • Attend all required staff and departmental meetings and work collaboratively with staff to ensure a strong team culture throughout the organization.

  • Support the Senior Vice President & General Manager of facilities through attendance at meetings of the Board of Directors and its committees as requested.

  • Serve as a community liaison, promoting the Banc of California Stadium and its programs to businesses, organizations, donors, and the community.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive leadership experience in a facility or sports and entertainment related operations.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

  • Proven knowledge and experience in facility management, leadership, strategic planning, operations, financial management, and production of large-scale events.

  • Exceptional project and personnel management skills.

  • Strong management and communications skills, with the ability to create an effective operations culture and implement essential protocols; strong business sense with the ability to build, communicate, and persuasively champion for existing and potential opportunities while establishing and maintaining influential partnerships at all levels.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, develop, and motivate teams to an ever-increasing level of performance, fostering an inclusive, positive, and empowering culture and work environment.

  • Strong awareness of technologies relating to creating and managing major events.

  • Demonstrated strong financial knowledge, including the ability to develop financial forecasts, work with, examine and evaluate data and report findings; ability to manage and operate within large-scale budgets.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

LAFC recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. LAFC may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

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Communications: Internet Communications
Coordinator, Digital - Los Angeles Football Club (Los Angeles, CA)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Coordinator, Digital will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day maintenance and management of LAFC.com and related Club digital platforms. The position will be responsible for creating pages and updating content for the team website(s). The Coordinator will assist with writing, editing, and publication of web content, email, and social media posts and develop digital content and plans for organization-wide initiatives.

RESPONSIBILITES:

·      Coordinate updates to LAFC.com and related Club websites. Build pages, sections, features, and posts.

·      Create fan-engagement initiatives to encourage interaction with LAFC digital assets, including customized

       content, polls, contests, sweepstakes, and more.

·      Plan distribution of written, video, and photo content to ensure delivery in a timely, relevant and engaging

       manner.

·      Analyze web analytics to track key metrics, make site improvements and determine effective content

       strategies.

·      Assist in creating email content for campaigns that engage LAFC fans.

·      Assist in posting content to and maintenance of LAFC social media accounts.

·      Optimize web content for SEO and mobile distribution.

·      Maintain style and best practices guidelines consistently across all web properties.

·      Analyze web, email, and social metrics to provide suggestions and feedback.

·      Proactively look for ways to improve performance across digital platforms.

·      Be aware of emerging digital trends, products, and technologies.

·      Work closely with MLS Digital to ensure all guidelines are being maintained.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·      2-5 years of relevant experience working on digital / social media platforms.

·      Experience managing the web presence of a brand or sports team preferred.

·      Knowledge of LAFC, Major League Soccer, and soccer in general.

·      Intermediate knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

·      Knowledge of SEO and SEM principles.

·      Familiarity with copy editing and AP Style.

·      Strong verbal & written communication skills.

·      Highly organized, detail oriented and able to manage multiple projects at once.

·      Knowledge of responsive design principles and application.

·      Familiarity with Google Analytics or similar reporting platform.

·      Experience with photo editing and graphic design.

·      Must be able to work nights/weekends as needed.

·      Proficiency in Spanish a plus.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

LAFC recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. LAFC may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Manager, PR/Communications - Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) (Los Angeles, CA)

POSITION SUMMARY:

Manager of PR/Communications manages and executes public relations activities for LAFC. This position manages sports communications, advises executives on communications strategy, and supports functional areas of LAFC.

RESPONSIBILITES:

·      Create strategies that generate fan interest and engagement in LAFC.

·      Develop and maintain strong relationships with all media.

·      Strategic writer and editor who shapes public perception of the organization while upholding its values and integrity. Writing and editing duties to include, but not limited to: press releases, quote drafts, video scripts, event programs, marketing collateral, select internal and external written communications, op-eds, presentation decks, and multimedia projects.

·      Manage the development of proactive publicity via the following:

·      Serving as a stakeholder for dozens of media outlets and editorial decision makers.

·     Creating and pitching feature ideas to national sports media. 

·     Oversee and participate in live monitoring of MLS games and related internal and external communications. 

·     Advise on consistent and successful messaging throughout all communications, digital and marketing platforms.

·      Support LAFC executives with interview preparation, message points, and strategic messaging.

·      Manage and facilitate all media as it relates to the front office, players, coaches and game day information distribution.

·      Respond to media inquiries in a timely manner, providing background information, facilitating interviews and serving as a company spokesperson on select topics as necessary.

·      Manage editorial relationships with team broadcast partners.

·      Work closely with MLS League office on communications strategy and set measurable standards of achievement.

·      Manage media operations for MLS games and non-MLS related events that take place at the stadium.

·      Build and foster collaborative relationships with other departments within the organization to stay informed and abreast of new initiatives, program and other organization-wide events.

·      Attend industry events and trade conferences to remain current with industry changes.

·      Manage Communications relationship with pertinent media associations.

·      Provide education and training to executives, players and staff regarding media relations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

·      A degree in public relations, marketing, sports administration or related field.

·      Familiarity with current patterns and trends in PR, digital and social media.

·      A minimum of six years of experience in public relations\communications, or marketing.

·      Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

·      Ability to work in a fast-paced media environment and make quick decisions using sound judgment.

·      Extensive local, regional and national media contacts and demonstrated ability to place stories.

·      Effective relationships in Sports, Business, Community, and Philanthropic/Charitable media outlets/writers, both English and Spanish markets.

·      Ability to establish effective working relationships with a variety of media and community contacts (such as newspapers, TV, radio, social media, etc.).

·      Public speaking skills, including the ability to be interviewed by the media.

·      Must be able to travel and be available to work during evenings and weekends when needed. 

·      Exceptional project management skills with ability to manage people/projects, delegate responsibility and provide follow-through on multiple projects.

·      Individual must be detail-oriented and a self-starter.

·      Ability to anticipate problems and identify opportunities to build\protect the LAFC brand.

·      Ability to think strategically, creatively, and in an effective manner while managing multiple issues and projects.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

·      Public relations experience in professional sports.

·      Knowledge and passion for Major League Soccer.  

·      Fluency in Spanish.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

LAFC recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. LAFC may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

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

1. Do you have experience with a professional sports team or organization?

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Communications: Social Media
Social Media Manager - Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) (Los Angeles, CA)

WHO WE ARE:

Los Angeles Football Club is Major League Soccer’s newest team in Los Angeles, set to debut in 2018.  We are developing a world-class, forward-thinking sports organization to bring the fastest growing professional sport in America to one of the largest and most diverse markets in the world.  Our primary initiatives include: designing and building our stadium, developing all facets of our brand, engaging with our community and developing our sporting team and youth programs. We are looking to grow our high-caliber, diverse team with creative and hard-working individuals who have a passion for sports, entertainment, and many of the lifestyle elements that the beautiful game touches.  

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Social Media Manager will manage all LAFC social media initiatives, including lead ideation, production, and execution of social media programs and activations. This person must possess advanced knowledge of all primary social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat) and will work with key personnel to establish and direct LAFC social media strategy with the goals of engagement, driving traffic to Club content, creating unique and innovative content. as well as maximizing partnership opportunities, and marketing initiatives. The Social Media Manager will also be responsible for the organization-wide social strategy and management for all club accounts.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Optimize content strategy, Club coverage, Club communications, marketing partnerships, stadium news and events, and sponsored posts across all social media platforms.
  • Use reports and findings to build social media editorial calendar and content ideation.
  • Track key metrics, comparing results and analyzing the business impact of our social media marketing efforts.
  • Research industry best practices and new technology and digital engagement platforms, effectively communicate relevant news and opportunities to internal teams.
  • Plan, create and post content for LAFC social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, and LinkedIn.
  • Manage, monitor, and engage in conversations with Clubs, fans, players, broadcast partners and media across all social platforms with a thorough understanding of relevant tone and manner for each audience.
  • Evaluate and report on potential partnership and sponsorship opportunities.
  • Develop social media policies and guidelines.
  • Manage game-day coverage and highlights distribution across Club social channels.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to ensure promotion of key Club business objectives.
  • Leverage analytics to develop relevant and engaging digital content for planned and real-time events and opportunities.
  • Write, edit, and post to LAFC.com and other Club-related platforms.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience managing and informing the strategy of social media platforms for a major company or brand, preferably for a sports brand, media, team, or league.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in social media, communications or marketing.
  • Deep knowledge and interest in soccer.
  • Excellent copywriting skills with a focus on succinctness, wit, and quality storytelling.
  • Familiarity with organic and paid elements of Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter. 
  • Experience working with data sets and the ability to sort, analyze, and develop reports.
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite or other video and photo editing platforms.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to travel and work non-traditional work hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • B.A./B.S. or higher degree.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

LAFC strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

LAFC recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. LAFC may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

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