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» Assistant to the CBO/Front Office Administrator - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Communications Intern (January Start) - 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)
» Graphic Design Intern - (January Start) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Manager, Philadelphia Union Foundation & Community Relations - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Premium Sales - Senior Account Executive or Account Executive - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Social Media Intern (Spring 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Ticket Sales & Fan Services Intern (January Start) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)
» Future Consideration Notification/Update - MLS Teams (Various Locations, Various Locations)




Administration/General Management: Administrative/Executive Assistant
Assistant to the CBO/Front Office Administrator - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Assistant to the CBO will support the Chief Business Officer, the Executive Vice President & COO, and Ownership.  This position is primarily responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the office, including planning and scheduling meetings and appointments, preparing and editing correspondence, reports and presentations, making travel arrangements and organizing and maintaining files and records.  This is a professional position that will interface with employees, vendors, partners and the community.  The ideal candidate will have a desire to work with other departments to gain experience and build a career in professional sports. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide daily support to Chief Business Officer and Executive Vice President & COO
  • Manage calendars and arrange meetings and events for the Chief Business Officer
  • Coordinate occasional travel arrangements
  • Main operations/logistics contact for Ownership Group
  • Handle logistics of VIP hospitality for games, leading up to and during including celebrities, politicians, c?level execs, VIP clients, etc. and order food & beverage for Ownership Suite
  • Manage minutes for staff meetings and other various meetings
  • Maintain contact information and organizational databases in Excel and Outlook
  • Coordinate all logistics of quarterly investor meetings
  • Assist CBO and other departments with special projects in areas of interest
  • Liaison for general office maintenance and building security
  • Maintain all office machines and supplies
  • Monitor and maintain the staff kitchen/break areas
  • Manage two conference room calendars
  • Oversee the Front Office Intern

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Positive self-starter with strong work ethic and a desire to build a career in professional sports
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite;  Excel, Word, Power Point and other related computer skills
  • Writing, proofing and editing abilities
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • High ability of focus and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well with all levels of management and staff as well as outside clients, vendors, prospects, and guests
  • Exercise considerable judgment and discretion in handling confidential information
  • Ability to meet established deadlines, ensuring that work is complete and accurate
  • Willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends and able to work a flexible schedule as required

If selected, you 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
Communications Intern (January Start) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Communications internship is for students who are looking to enhance their public relations and writing skills in the sports industry.  Interns will be responsible for assisting the Communications department in day-to-day operations. The club is looking both for an in-office intern as well as matchday-only interns. Additional job responsibilities could be developed around the candidates’ strengths. Interns will be asked to work some nights and weekends, including all matches. Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assistance with game notes for media
  • Compilation of daily press clips
  • Assist with writing press releases
  • Assist with credentialing
  • Creation of written content with opportunity for published byline
  • Press box runner (matchday only)
  • Prepare and run press box during game (matchday only)
  • Collection and transcription of postgame quotes (matchday only)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be currently enrolled in college
  • Have a working knowledge of soccer
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of professionalism within a professional sports environment and in media work zones
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, including most, if not all, Philadelphia Union home matches
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred for potential assistance with translation

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. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship? (Must currently be a college student to be considered for internship)

2. Are you aware that this is an unpaid internship?

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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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Internships: Any Internship
Graphic Design Intern - (January Start) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Graphic Design Intern will be responsible for assisting the marketing and communications department in the creation and design of all design collateral.  Interns will assist several departments as well as the front office in day-to-day operations. Internships with Philadelphia Union will provide qualified interns with an assortment of valuable learning experiences and exposure to all facets of a professional soccer team’s front office. Applicants applying for the Design Internship should be familiar with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.  A sample portfolio will be required during the interview process.  Interns will be asked to work nights and weekends. Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in the creation of all graphics, collateral, images and other projects
  • Create and design layout for Inside the Net, Philadelphia Union’s Official Game day program
  • Assist in updating website graphics, including banners, cover photos, web ads, etc
  • Create and compose official game day roster cards for all home, away and international matches
  • Assist with additional ads and promotional material throughout the season
  • Complete projects for various departments within the organization
  • Assist and attend occasional grassroots and promotional events and work all Union Home Games

*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. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship? (Must currently be a college student to be considered for internship)

2. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship?

3. Do you have a means of reliable transportation to the stadium, office and outside events? Public Transportation, Own Car, Other?

4. Are you aware of the location of the stadium and front office?

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

6. When could you start?

7. When would you end?

8. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?

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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 Relation 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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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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Internships: Any Internship
Social Media Intern (Spring 2017) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

The Social Media intern will work directly with the Social Media Coordinator and Digital Manager to help develop and execute social strategies for philadelphiaunion.com.  Interns will be responsible for assisting the Marketing and Communications department with day-to-day operations.  Additional job responsibilities could be developed around the candidates’ strengths.  Interns will be asked to work some nights and weekends. Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.  This position will require 2-3 days in the office during the off season.  Once the 2017 MLS season begins, more hours may be available.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Help maintain and update all Philadelphia Union’s social platforms
  • Pre-schedule weekly content
  • Perform research in popular trends
  • Work on larger scale social media campaigns
  • Create and execute social media contests and promotions
  • Manage the Union’s @TheUMatchDay Twitter (play by play) account on game days
  • Assist in updating and editing content on philadelphiaunion.com

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be currently enrolled in college
  • Have a working knowledge of soccer
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Experience with social media platforms
  • Ability to work nights and weekends

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. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship (Required)?

2. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship?

3. Do you have a means of reliable transportation to the stadium, office and outside events?

4. Are you aware of the location of the stadium and front office?

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

6. When could you start?

7. When would you end?

8. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?

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Internships: Any Internship
Ticket Sales & Fan Services Intern (January Start) - Philadelphia Union (Chester, PA)

Interns will be responsible for assisting the ticket sales and fan services staff front office in day-to-day operations.  Interns will be exposed to front office operations and general marketing operations as well. Internships with Philadelphia Union will provide qualified interns with an assortment of valuable learning experiences and exposure to all facets of a professional soccer team’s front office.  Interns will be asked to work some nights and weekends.  Applicants should be familiar with Microsoft Office and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct Market Research to develop sales leads for the department
  • Assist in Pre-Season preparations in Sales Department and Box Office
  • Assist in Gameday preparation and execution
  • Aid in execution of local Youth Soccer Partnerships
  • Aid in execution of local Pub Partnerships
  • Work with the Supporters Club in Gameday preparation and operations
  • Provide friendly customer service at Union home games and other Union events
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

*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 been a continuous resident of PA for the last 10 years, you may affirm in writing that you have no other convictions that would disqualify employment

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

1. Will you be enrolled in school during your internship? (Must currently be a college student to be considered for internship)

2. Do you have local housing or a plan to get local housing should you be offered the internship?

3. Do you have a means of reliable transportation to the stadium, office and outside events? Public Transportation, Own Car, Other?

4. Are you aware of the location of the stadium and front office?

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

6. When could you start?

7. When would you end?

8. Are you aware that this is an un-paid internship?

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

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