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Sales & Marketing: Community Relations
Community Relations Coordinator - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers as a Community Relations Coordinator.

Selection for the Community Relations Coordinator will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application.
 

As a Community Relations Coordinator will report to the Director of Community Relations and is responsible for managing the day-to-day fundraising elements of the team’s community platform, Stand Together, as well as taking a leadership role in the team’s social media accounts. This role will assist in the creation, execution, and management all community partnerships, programs, and outreach activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee key Stand Together outreach programs and initiatives, such as Tix for Kids program
  • Manage and execute all aspects of the 50/50 raffles at every Timbers and Thorns game
  • Assist with coordination of targeted Stand Together programs
  • Manage the teams online auction platform and fundraising activities
  • Coordinate content for Stand Together social media platforms: Twitter & Instagram
  • Coordinate and attend targeted community/grassroots events
  • Assist with the management of player appearances
  •   Manage fan contesting opportunities and promotion
  • Identify new opportunities to strengthen team’s connection to the community
  • Work with marketing, PR for coverage on events
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), bilingual preferred
  • Assist with Somos Timbers social media platforms, as well as their affiliated programs
  • Work effectively with all internal departments, including Creative, Production, Tickets, and Marketing to strategically align our work and ensure clear communication.
  • Assist with additional Community Outreach duties as needed

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year college or university preferred, plus 2-4 years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Commit to working all Timbers and Thorns FC matches and events – including holidays and weekends
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills in English & Spanish
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational abilities
  • Proven ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to maintain smooth working relationships with other departments and strong intercultural communication skills
  • Ability to work well in fast paced, team oriented environment
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Strong understanding of the local nonprofit landscape
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Twitter, Instagram and other social media channels
  • Experience in fundraising and/or sales

 

About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their seventh season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2017. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an approximately 21,000-seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of 100-plus games and counting as the club enters the 2017 MLS season.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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

1. Are you available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when necessary? Yes/No

2. In less than 100 words, please describe your skills and experience as it relates to this position.

3. Are you skilled in Spanish speaking and writing?

4. In less than 100 words, please provide an example of a community event you led or participated in that relates to this field.

5. Do you have previous fundraising/sales experience?

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Facility Operations/Security: Usher/Ticket Taker
Guest Services Attendant - Portland Timbers (Portland, Or)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers.

Selection will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application. 
 

Job Summary/General Description:
Guest Attendants act as the primary providers of Five-Star service as they greet and direct guests as they enter and attend stadium events. Guest Attendants assist with bar code ticket entry, usher guests to their seats, watch exit doors, work parking lots, bike parking, hospitality areas, and generally assist guests with answers to their questions and directions. While working at an assigned position, Guest Attendants personally engage in conversation with guests, making them feel comfortable and welcome in a friendly atmosphere.  Guest Attendants are responsible for ensuring the safety of guests and that company procedures are being followed by guests to ensure a fan-friendly experience for all. Guest Attendants also play a limited role in monitoring the consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Greet guests and scan guest tickets.
• Act as an initial screen to ensure contraband items, including alcohol, do not enter the building.
• Distribute hand-outs at ingress, egress, and during the event as needed.
• Prevent visibly intoxicated persons from entering the facility and/or further consuming alcohol.
• Aid guests in finding their seats in the arena bowl.
• Direct guests to services such as concessions, merchandise, ATM’s, and restrooms.
• Constantly monitor guest seating area to ensure safety regulations are being kept and that guest conduct is in compliance with acceptable norms.
• Perform I.D. checks.
• Monitor the consumption of alcohol to ensure no under-age drinking is taking place and those consuming beverages are doing so responsibly.
• Respond to staff or guest concerns and work with security to resolve alcohol-related issues.
• Document all alcohol related incidents/contacts; Document all guest related incidents.
• Perform crowd control functions during events as needed.
• Act as a member of the emergency evacuation team.
• Monitor emergency exits.
• Assist special needs guest with entering and exiting the building, and perform wheelchair escorts.
• Monitor parking lot and bike parking areas.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Duties are performed outside under varying weather and temperature conditions.
• Must be able to use proper judgment and make guest-friendly decisions with little supervision.
• Must meet company-grooming and appearance standards.
• Guest Attendants must be willing to work soccer, football and special events as needed.
• Equipment used will consist of:

  • Bar Code Scanner
  • Radio Equipment

Qualifications (educational requirements, certification or licensing standards, experience and basic knowledge requirements):

  • Experience in customer service helpful.  Outgoing and friendly personality required.  Ability to work independently and remain flexible a must.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English.  Spanish is a plus.
  • Must be able to complete incident reports clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to work flexible hours-nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Licensing: OLCC Alcohol Education class (OLCC card, optional).

Customer Focus: Outgoing and friendly personality required. Ability to work independently and remain flexible is a must.

Communication Skills: Must be able to understand verbal and written conversational English. Must be able to legibly complete incident reports clearly and concisely.

Schedule Availability: Ability to work flexible hours-nights, weekends, and holidays. The season extends from February through December. Must be available to work most matches at Providence Park.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment: Continuously standing and walking on concrete/ flat surfaces or stairs. Noisy environment with large groups of people. Must perform in high-stress and fast-paced environment in an expedient manner for sustained periods, will perform tasks in front of the public.
 

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop/kneel/twist; talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. This position will work in large facilities indoor/outdoor, close quarters in hazardous work areas.

Compensation: $12.56 per hour

About Us: 

The Portland Timbers enter their seventh season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2017. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an approximately 21,000-seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of 100-plus games and counting as the club enters the 2017 MLS season.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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

1. Are you available to work on weekends, evenings and holidays?

2. Are you comfortable being in large crowds or groups of people?

3. Are you physically able to scan and read tickets?

4. Are you able to walk up and down long aisles of cement stairs in all types of weather?

5. Are you able to stand on concrete for long periods of time?

6. Do you understand that not all positions are in view of the match—You may be assigned to positions at the gates, in hallways or outer concourses, in parking lots or outside the stadium?

7. What is the earliest time of the day that you would be available to work?

8. Do you understand that this is a part-time, seasonal position and that the number of hours are not guaranteed?

9. Are you currently seeking full-time employment?

10. Do you understand that you must be available for ALL of the Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns matches?

11. We will supply you with a uniform shirt and jacket. Are you able to provide you own shoes, socks, pants/shorts that are in accordance with the department’s uniform standards?

12. Are you available to attend Admin Night on February 1 for approximately 30-minutes?

13. Do you understand that, if hired, you must attend Orientation on February 7th from 5p-9p?

14. Do you understand that, if hired, you are required to attend two sessions of Classroom/On-the-Job Training on February 9, February 12, and/or February 15 during the Timbers pre-season tournament with the call time TBD?

15. Do you understand that you may be scheduled for Portland State University football, OSAA football as well as T2 and PDL soccer matches?

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Facility Operations/Security: Custodial/Housekeeping
Housekeeping - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Job Summary/General Description: The environmental service worker maintains environmental standards within established policies and procedures of Providence Park. The position performs a variety of general cleaning tasks to maintain sidewalks, restrooms, offices, locker rooms, press boxes and conference rooms.

The position follows standard practices and procedures and complies with regulatory requirements. In addition, the Environmental Services Department is in charge of the implementation and the continued practice of sustainability initiatives.

We are currently hiring for our Housekeeping Crew.

This is an irregular part time, seasonal, non-exempt position.

Essential Functions/ Major Responsibilities:

  • Dusts furniture, stadium seating, and equipment and mop floors.
  • Polishes and cleans fixtures in rooms and bathrooms.
  • Operates mechanical floor cleaners, buffers, vacuums, shampooers and related environmental service equipment.
  • Wet-mops rooms, halls and other areas; shampoos rugs and furniture.
  • Cleans vents, fan fixtures, top of windows, doorframes and other high areas using a ladder.
  • Gathers and disposes of trash and waste materials using specified bags or containers.
  • Buffs, strips, waxes and polishes floors.
  • Moves furniture and other heavy objects as required.
  • Cleans and disinfects all fixtures, floors, mirrors, windows, doors and walls of restrooms.
  • Keeps work areas neat and orderly, cleans equipment and assists with other cleaning duties as assigned.
  • Use two way radios to communicate.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Previous Housekeeping experience a plus

Schedule Availability: Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Physical Requirements and Work Environment : Continuously standing and walking on concrete/ flat surfaces or stairs. Noisy environment with large groups of people. Must perform in high-stress and fast-paced environment in an expedient manner for sustained periods. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and move items over 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. This position will work in large facilities indoor/outdoor, close quarters in hazardous work areas.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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

1. Are you Available to work on weekends, evenings and holidays?

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Internships: Administration/General Management
Paid Seasonal Internship- Administration Intern - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers.
As an intern with the Portland Timbers you will have the distinct opportunity to be part of our 2017 MLS Season.

Selection for an internship will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application. Duration of internships will be based on performance and/or business needs.

Job Purpose: Provide support to the Administrative & Finance Department and entire front office by performing a variety of administrative tasks and functions through working in reception and through office hours with the Executive Assistant. Key coverage period will be in the weekday afternoons and weekend game days with other coverage as needed.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work in reception providing coverage for the Administrative Assistant and entire front office
  • Support Executive Assistant with day-to-day tasks and projects
  • Cross trained in Logistics/ Shipping area

Secondary Responsibilities

·          Assist Finance and HR departments (as needed)

Basic Qualifications

  • Computer literate and experience with Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Availability to work all home Timbers, Thorns and select T2 matches
  • Availability during the week to assist Administration Department with various projects and tasks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a customer service role
  • Experience in an office setting
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Support tracking and distribution of staff gear
  • Assist with internal room request forms
  • Maintain reception office
  • Be the first point of contact for the organization
  • Receive reception phone calls and greet visitors
  • Responsible for the receiving and distribution of mail for front office staff
  • Support Logistics Coordinator
  • Assist Administrative Assistant with basic accounting/administrative tasks and projects
  • Game day coverage as needed
  • Miscellaneous projects as needed

Primary Objectives:

  • Build working relationships with other departments in the organization through miscellaneous projects
  • Showcase your abilities in handling a wide variety of tasks within a high-pace environment
     

About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their seventh season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2017. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an approximately 21,000-seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of 100-plus games and counting as the club enters the 2017 MLS season.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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

1. Are you available to start working immediately?

2. What is your weekday availability?

3. Do you consider yourself a detail-oriented person? Explain.

4. Why does this internship appeal to you?

5. In less than 100 words, please describe your skills and experience as it relates to this internship.

6. Are you available to work weekends?

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Internships: Any Internship
Paid Seasonal Internship- Digital Marketing and Social Media-Intern - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers. As an intern with the Portland Timbers you will have the distinct opportunity to be part of our 2017 MLS Season.

Selection for an internship will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application. Duration of internships will be based on performance and/or business needs.

The Digital Marketing and Social Media Intern will assist with season-long digital marketing and social media campaigns, will help curate social media content in-game and will act as a key contributor to the Timbers digital team. The ideal candidate is someone who is organized, detailed oriented, is knowledgeable of the latest and greatest social media tools and is willing to contribute creatively. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.
 
Required Qualifications:
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to think creatively and strategically
•  Ability to prioritize, multitask and pay close attention to details
•  Ability to work effectively independently, with a team and/or with clients
• Availability to attend all home Timbers and Thorns matches and select T2 matches (including nights and weekend)
 
Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience using social media as a marketing tool
• Experience with basic photo editing
• Computer skills and experience with Adobe Creative Suite
• Must have outstanding follow through and organizational skills
• Ability to learn new computer software and/or programs
• Strong interest in working in soccer and/or sports

About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their seventh season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2017. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an approximately 21,000-seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of 100-plus games and counting as the club enters the 2017 MLS season.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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

1. What is your favorite social media platform and tell us why?

2. Describe yourself with one #hashtag.

3. What are your career goals in sports and/or digital marketing?

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Internships: Any Internship
Paid Seasonal Internship-Special Events Intern - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers.
As an intern with the PORTLAND TIMBERS you have the distinct opportunity to be part of our team as we kick off our 2017 MLS Season.

Selection for an internship will be made based on applicable skills, experience and area(s) of education. Be sure to clearly demonstrate your skills, experience and area(s) of interest in your application. Duration of internships will be based on performance and/or business needs.

Special Events: Providence Park and the Portland Timbers are looking to hire a Special Events Intern.  They would assist with the planning and execution of all special events at the stadium (this does not include Timbers/Thorns events). Contribute to event sales through industry research, marketing efforts and sales calls. This intern will be expected to be a Providence Park representative at onsite and outside events.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work effectively both independently and in a team setting
  • Must have basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office programs
  • Must have outstanding follow through and organizational ability
  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn and have FUN!!!

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Event planning experience
  • A desire to work in the events industry
  • Comfortable in a leadership role during events
  • Must be able to interact and communicate well with clients and staff members
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and pay close attention to details

About Us: The Portland Timbers enter their seventh season in Major League Soccer (MLS) in 2017. As the league’s 18th team that began competing in MLS in 2011, the Timbers play their home games at Providence Park, an approximately 21,000-seat stadium in downtown Portland. The Timbers, who won their first MLS Cup in 2015, have sold out every league home game since joining MLS, a streak of 100-plus games and counting as the club enters the 2017 MLS season.

Peregrine Sports LLC., is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities

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

1. Are you Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when necessary? yes/no

2. Have you had any experience in planning events? yes/no

3. Do you consider yourself a detail-oriented person? yes/no

4. Do you have experience using event and event layout software programs? yes/no

5. Why does this internship appeal to you?

6. In less than 100 words, please describe your event planning experience.

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

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