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» CTO, Chief Tattoo Officer - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Coordinator, Partnership Marketing - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Equipment Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Game Day - 5050 Raffle Ticket Seller - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Game Day Volunteer - Partnership Marketing - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Game Day Volunteer - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Inside Sales Representative - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Manager, Philadelphia Union Foundation & Community Relations - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Motion Graphics Designer/ Video Editor - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Premium Sales - Senior Account Executive or Account Executive - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Future Consideration Notification/Update - MLS Teams (Various Locations, Various Locations)




Sales & Marketing: Promotions
CTO, Chief Tattoo Officer - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

Tattoos are a vital part of sport, fan and supporter culture.  Just as tattoos are for life, fans choose a club to passionately support for life.  As our club grows, players and staff are joining the Union from geographies outside of Philadelphia.  Given their love for tattoos and unfamiliarity with their new city, they often look for guidance in seeking a new, local artist. 

As a result, The Philadelphia Union are seeking their first resident tattoo artist (or full shop of artists).  Our CTO, Chief Tattoo Officer, will be responsible for providing services to players and front office staff.  Occasionally, fan events will also be held with the CTO for the most loyal fans who want a tattoo to represent their passion for their favorite soccer club, the Union.

REQUIREMENTS:

Location-

  • Must operate at a permanent shop of residency in the PA/NJ/DE market

  • If an individual artist, must have endorsement of shop owner to serve this role

  • If a full shop, must disclose participating artists (if not all artists will be part of program)

  • Due to player schedules, work may occasionally occur off-site at Philadelphia Union facilities

Skillset-

  • Minimum 5 years experience (post-apprenticeship)

  • Diverse skillset as needed by clientele  including American Traditional, Realism, Japanese and more

  • Must enjoy tattooing snake designs (after all, we have a snake in our crest)

Marketing-

  • Serve as a team ambassador, support the Union

  • Respond to press/media requests to talk about the CTO experience with the Union

  • Engage in social media regarding tattoos performed in this partnership

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Sales & Marketing: Sponsorship Services/Activation
Coordinator, Partnership Marketing - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

OVERVIEW:

The Coordinator, Partnership Marketing oversees all partner related activities including activation and execution of all contractually obligated sponsorship elements. This person will build strong relationships with current partners to aid in the renewal and retention of sponsors and work to continuously increase the level of service and support offered by the sponsorship department to corporate partners. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for organizing, maintaining, and fulfilling corporate sponsor agreements and their outlined contractual obligations
  • Will be assigned partnership accounts to fully manage, handle special requests and execute marketing strategies and initiatives of the client
  • Work with sponsors and/or outside agencies to fulfill all corporate partnerships elements
  • coordinate and maintain all inventory management
  • Create end of year season recaps for clients and assists in the renewal process
  • Research new opportunities to help grow the business of each corporate partner by keeping current with goals, objectives and the competitive corporate landscape in the market
  • Assist sales team with all sales presentations for prospecting partners
  • Responsible for working and attending team events, promotions, and venue events along with planning and managing partner events
  • Must be able to work during all home games; Multiple Game Day duties, including: Pre-Game Entertainment  and activation, Halftime, Premium Items - procurement/distribution
  • Work closely with other departments within the organization on partner related programs including but not limited to game operations, community relations, public relations, tickets sales, marketing and facility operations
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Two to four (2 – 4) years of experience in a similar work environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and detailed orientated; strong communication skills
  • Willingness to work beyond normal business hours, including nights, weekends and holidays as required
  • Competency in social media, grassroots marketing and general marketing
  • Must demonstrate ability to work well both independently and as part of a team; must have a positive attitude
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, clients and facility management
  • Desire to learn and grow professionally in the career of sales and service in sports and entertainment

If selected, this person will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check

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Internships: Any Internship
Equipment Intern (Summer 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

SUMMARY:

The Equipment Intern will be responsible for assisting the Equipment Manager with day-to-day operations, front office operations, and provide game & event support. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with daily Locker Room set-up (practices and games)
  • Assist Team Staff with day-to-day needs
  • Work with staff to prepare the field and locker room for practices and games
  • Assist the Players and Staff with away game travel
  • Assist with Front Office support
  • Assist with all home games
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as required

*This is an unpaid, academic internship*

If selected for an internship with the Philadelphia Union the intern will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check if you have not been a continuous resident of Pennsylvania for 10 years*

*Those not requiring an FBI check, and have been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, must swear or affirm in writing that they have no other convictions that would disqualify them

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

1. Are you aware this is an unpaid internship?

2. Are you receiving college credit/is an internship a class requirement?

3. When could you start?

4. When would you end?

5. What is your specific weekly availability for this internship, including weekends?

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Game Day - 5050 Raffle Ticket Seller - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

OVERVIEW:

The Philadelphia Union is looking for high-energy, motivated sellers to join our 50/50 raffle sales team for the 2017 season.  The mission of the Philadelphia Union Foundation is to provide opportunities for children through the power of relationships to offer transformational change in the areas of education, community, health, and recreation.  The Philadelphia Union Foundation is a registered 501c3.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Approach fans pre-game and in-game to explain the details of the 50/50 raffle program and to sell raffle tickets.
  • Accurately handle the sale and distribution of the tickets, following program requirements.
  • Answer questions fans may have about the program.
  • Turn in all cash and tickets to Coordinator several times throughout and at the end of game-day.
  • Hours: Arrive 2.0 hours pre-kick. Shift ends 20-30 minutes after the game ends.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent education
  • Prior experience handling cash
  • Ability to interact positively with large fan base
  • Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Games are predominantly held on nights and weekends

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Volunteer Club Members: Volunteer
Game Day Volunteer - Partnership Marketing - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Philadelphia Union are looking for fun, outgoing and energetic individuals to assist the Partnership Marketing department on Union home games and events for the 2017 season.  You will have the opportunity to participate in special events and learn about sports marketing and partnership marketing/corporate sales operations. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with partnership setup of Toyota Plaza
  • Assist corporate partners with activation prior to each home game
  • Assist with all partnership pre-game, halftime and post-game promotions
  • Assist with youth soccer clinics and other outside events (as needed)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older by January 1, 2017
  • Able to communicate in a professional and courteous manner with fans, staff and partners
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Available to work all Union home games (March-October)

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

1. Are you able to work all Union home games?

2. Do you understand this is a volunteer position?

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Volunteer Club Members: Volunteer
Game Day Volunteer - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Philadelphia Union is looking for passionate and dedicated game day volunteers for the 2017 season. As part of Philadelphia Union's game day volunteer group you will get hands-on experience of how an MLS game is run. This is also a great way to network with executives in the Sports Management industry! These volunteer hours can be counted towards school Industry Hours, volunteer requirements, community service hours or sign up just for the love of game!

Volunteers assist in many different areas of a game ranging from Field Operations, Media & PR needs, Partnership Activation, Fan Engagement and much more. More details about each area will be presented at our volunteer orientation early next year.

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Inside Sales Representative - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

ARE YOU READY FOR THE SUPERDRAFT?

In any industry you’ll find professionals who are content with camping at a certain level of development.  You’ll also find a rare breed that are never content and look to continually learn and grow.  At the Union, we pride ourselves on seeking out “climbers” to be a part of our team.

Specifically, we’re looking for future all-stars that are looking to get drafted and start their professional career, similar to the likes of Keegan Rosenberry, Josh Yaro, and Fabian Herbers. We are hiring in our tickets sales department right now! If you want to be the best and be a part of something special that is on the rise, the Union are the team for you.

TRAIN LIKE AN MLS ALL-STAR

Whether you are a top goalkeeper in the MLS like Andre Blake or you work in our Ticket Sales Department, the Union believe in constant improvement. We believe in training, training and more training! Our leadership team will be working with you every step of the way to ensure you become a superstar and take home all the hardware at the league awards ceremony!

You’ll be coached by a leadership team that has a combined 40+ years of sports sales and management experience. They will be conducting your training and teaching you everything you need to know to perform at a championship level.

THE PITCH

This is a great launching point to begin your career in sports ticket sales. You'll be making phone calls, scheduling meetings, and attending events with qualified Union ticket prospects to sell them ticket packages. You’ll develop and manage relationships while providing exemplary customer service. The majority of your time will be spent in the office but you may work various community and in-stadium events along with all of our 18+ home games. We don’t expect you to already understand how to sell tickets. We’ll provide you with first class training and support to help you be successful.

MAIN DUTIES

1. Make 90+ phone calls per day to qualified prospects with a focus of generating full season and partial season ticket sales
2. Manage relationships of both ticket package accounts you sell as well as inherited accounts
3. Be available to work up to 18+ home games
4. Other duties as assigned

BENCH WARMERS NEED NOT APPLY. WE’RE LOOKING FOR HALL OF FAMERS!

We are working to develop the best ticket sales department in all of sports. Therefore, we will be very selective in who we add to our team. We’re looking for candidates who are competitive, coachable, detail oriented, and who have the desire to climb to the top of the industry. Are you ready to be our next All-Star?

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The candidate must have a strong work ethic and a burning desire to build a career in professional sports.

Education and/or experience: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university.

Note: This position works 40 hours per week with compensation consisting of an hourly wage plus commission.  Hours may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

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Sales & Marketing: Community Relations
Manager, Philadelphia Union Foundation & Community Relations - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Manager, Philadelphia Union Foundation (PUF) & Community Relations will oversee the Philadelphia Union Foundation and Philadelphia Union Community Relations Department with planning and implementing all events, in-game activation, and outreach to grow new relationships in the Chester and surrounding communities. The position reports to the Vice President, Marketing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Community Relations Department and Philadelphia Union Foundation Strategy

  • Create and drive overall strategy for Philadelphia Union Community Relations and the Philadelphia Union Foundation
  • Build an events and content strategy (web, social, mobile) to share Union in the community stories featuring players, coaching staff and front office

CR/Foundation Operations

  • Manage prospective partners/programs
  • Point of contact for all communications pre and post event
  • Consult with Digital Department to market program son social media and web  outlets
  • Develop and adhere to program budgets
  • Cultivate and maintain business relationships
  • Complimentary ticket distribution
  • Program proposals
  • Create agendas for Foundation Board meetings
  • Maintain insurance coverage
  • Order merchandise for donation requests
  • Renew appropriate licenses
  • Assist Finance Department with annual PUF audit

Game Day Responsibilities

  • Manage 50/50 Raffle program
  • Attend to CR/PUF guests
  • Oversee Hometown Hero program
  • Plan and execute CR Awareness Nights (ex. Pediatric Cancer Awareness, Breast Cancer Awareness, etc.)

Fundraising

  • Grant writing and program management
  • Plan and execute annual Cocktails & Cleats event
  • eBay Auctions
  • License Plate Orders
  • Assist with general donations throughout the year

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in communications, business administration, sports management or related field
  • Be highly organized and detail-oriented with outstanding time/task management skills
  • Be able to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings, as required
  • Possess solid decision-making and leadership skills and be able to work independently

If selected, this person will be required to provide the following clearances:

  • PA Child Abuse History clearance
  • PA State Police Criminal Records Check
  • An FBI Criminal Background Check

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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Motion Graphics Designer/ Video Editor - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

OVERVIEW:

The Motion Graphics Designer/ Video Editor will be responsible for all content creation, design, and animation for the video board and LED ribbons at Talen Energy Stadium, digital, broadcast, and Bethlehem Steel FC.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write, produce and edit original content
  • Create storyboards for video and graphical work
  • Create animations for video displays at Talen Energy Stadium
  • Design new graphics for all video outlets
  • Maintain video archive
  • Shoot video & edit content for features, highlight videos and future use
  • Assist in the execution of the gameday production for all events at Talen Energy Stadium
  • Work closely with other internal departments (marketing, sponsorship, communications, etc.) to fulfill video and animated graphical needs
  • Research current events, trends, music, pop culture, tying those ideas intro our production workflow
  • Create animations for Bethlehem Steel FC for use on their social platforms

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2-4 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Experience with a professional sports team is a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of non-linear editing (Adobe Premiere Pro preferred)
  • Advanced use of Adobe After Effects
  • Cinema 4D proficiency
  • Graphic design skills required (Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Prior experience wirh Chyron and other control room software is a plus
  • Experience with DSLR and Cinema-style cameras
  • Lighting and set design is a plus
  • Audio and sound design is a plus
  • Ability to handle multiple projects at a time with tight deadlines
  • Be creative, innovating, and original
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Ability to work in independently and in groups is a must
  • Ability to work long hours, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Physical ability to lift heavy equipment is required
  • Minimal travel may be required

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

1. Please provide a link to your demo reel.

2. I have local housing or am willing to relocate: YES/NO

3. I have prior experience working in professional sports: YES/NO

4. Please list your salary requirements.

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Premium Sales - Senior Account Executive or Account Executive - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

DO YOU WANT TO MOVE UP TO THE FIRST DIVISION?

The Philadelphia Union feel that selling premium is equivalent to being in the first division of their ticket sales department.  To be in the first division, or in Premium Sales in this case, you have to be the best of the best in the lower divisions.

We’re looking for someone who has had continued success selling premium hospitality options and higher priced inventory, but is ready to take their game to another level.  This top performer should be someone who is only satisfied with being number one on the leaderboard and shares the Philadelphia Union goal of Ticket Sales Domination!

 

HIGH ROLLERS

Premium sales isn’t for small-time players.  You’ll be dribbling your way through some of the toughest defenders (gatekeepers) in Philadelphia to get to that key decision maker and score a big win off the field for the Union.  In this position, you’ll be calling on companies and business professionals, while also meeting potential clients at networking events all over the Philadelphia area.

 

YOUR PLAYBOOK

We’ll expect you to have a basic understanding of Premium ticket sales coming in.  We’ll also expect you to be able to further your ticket sales craft during your time at the Union prior to making your next career jump.

You'll be making phone calls, emailing, networking, and setting up face to face meetings with Union Premium prospects to sell them Premium Seating. You’ll develop and manage relationships while providing exemplary customer service. The majority of your time will be spent in the office, but should be continuously scheduling meetings in and out of the office, and in-stadium events along with all of our 18+ Union home games.

 

MAIN DUTIES

• Execute effective sales calls and presentations promoting the purchase of premium ticket products in order to meet established sales objectives.
• Proactively solicit and follow-up on personal sales leads under the guidelines established by supervisors.
• Produce and maintain accurate reports regarding sales, appointments, and account maintenance.
• Work in conjunction with Sales Team to uphold mandates of entire department regarding sales and service objectives.
• Participate in events, promotions, client entertainment and other activities as required.
• Work closely with Ticket Operations and Service departments to ensure inventory integrity, and high levels of service for ticket purchasers. 

 

ARE YOU THE MVP CANDIDATE WE’RE LOOKING FOR?

We are working to develop the best ticket sales department in all of sports. Therefore, we will be very selective in who we add to our team. We’re looking for candidates who are competitive, coachable, detail oriented, and who have the desire to climb to the top of the industry. If you’ve had some success in the past and think you can put your name into the race for the MVP Award, you’re just who we’re looking for.

 

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The candidate must have a strong work ethic and a burning desire to build a career in professional sports.

 

Education and/or experience: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university and prior experience in ticket sales.

 

Note: This is full-time position with compensation consisting of a salary plus commission.  Hours may include evenings, weekends, and holidays.

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

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