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Sales & Marketing: Promotions
2017 Sounders FC Street Team - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title: 2017 Sounders FC Street Team 

Department: Marketing

Reports To: Coordinator of Event Marketing

Pay Rate: $13.00/Hour

Part Time Hourly Position (Variable)

SUMMARY

If you’re a friendly and outgoing individual with a passion for Sounders FC - keep scrolling!

Seattle Sounders FC is looking for energetic, outgoing and passionate individuals to build enthusiasm and excitement for Sounders FC throughout the Seattle area! Our ideal Street Team member is proud and excited to represent the Sounders at home matches, events, and activations within the community and embody what it means to be “Sounders ‘Til I Die.”

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sounders Street Team members will serve as brand ambassadors to engage with fans and promote Sounders FC at community events, home matches, and in the Sounders FC Clubhouse (The Ninety). Duties will include but are not limited to the following:
  • Generate excitement for the Sounders by being positive and knowledgeable about the organization and brand
  • Promote Sounders FC and S2 at community events, watch parties, activations at The Ninety, and various other assigned events
  • Help facilitate matchday programs such as March to the Match, Soccer Celebration, Game Presentation, giveaways and post-match experiences
  •  Provide feedback to front office following each marketing event

Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 + years of age and have a reliable form of transportation
  • Must be available for an in-person interview at the Sounders Pioneer Square office between January 16 and 20. 
  • Candidates must be available to work 90% of matchdays, and some evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about the Sounders FC
  • Fundamental knowledge of soccer, MLS clubs and professional athletes
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Reliable, responsible, organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment and think critically under pressure

APPLICATION PROCESS:

All applicants must send a resume and creative response to the following question. 

1.     Why are you the best candidate for the Sounders FC Street Team?

We want to see your personality shine through! Responses to the above question can be in any form you choose. (ex. Video, song, written- Sky’s the limit!). Show us why you’re the best person to promote Sounders FC!

All application materials due: January 31, 2016

 

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Sales & Marketing: Corporate Sponsor
Account Manager, Corporate Partnerships - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title:                Account Manager

Department:           Seattle Sounders FC Corporate Partnerships

Reports To:            Service Manager, Corporate Partnerships

 

SUMMARY

The Account Manager will act as the lead in all partnership service execution duties, including: collaborating with Sounders FC Corporate Partners to develop/implement strategic activation concepts, fulfill contracted elements, deliver first-class service and present timely wrap ups. Additionally, the Account Manager will work closely with Sales Directors throughout the sales process. This includes: securing renewals of current partners, preparing/revising partnership presentations, collaborating on proposal concepts, providing research as needed, and updating sponsorship elements in inventory spreadsheets, etc. The Account Manager is also expected to be able to work as part of a team by establishing a strong relationship between the organization and assigned corporate partners throughout the calendar year.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.)

Service Team

·        Proactively participate in service team operations (weekly meetings, assisting colleagues with events, promotions, hospitality and shared responsibilities on match days, etc.)

Partnership Client Fulfillment

·       Serve as a lead contact for all service fulfillment elements with assigned corporate partners

·       Plan and coordinate activation strategies and calendars for assigned accounts

·       Effectively manage the following core fulfillment responsibilities:

·       Match day execution (on-site set-up, in-game promotions, giveaways, presentations and hospitality)

·       Coordinating media elements (television, radio, web and social)

·       Events/promotion execution (retail marketing initiatives and non-game day/community events and appearances)

·       Partner signage

·       Print inventory

·       Coordinating tickets, merchandising and hospitality elements

·       Enter and maintain all partner elements in inventory spreadsheets

·       Create and present wrap-ups as necessary for all assigned partners

·       Proactively develop new ways to establish strong relationships with assigned corporate partner accounts. Anticipate the needs of partners and communicate accordingly.

Partnership Sales Presentation Support 

·        Collaborate as needed with Sales Directors regarding sales inventory and concepts relevant to presentations

·        Operate and/or lead presentations during partner meetings

·        Assist with providing research or supporting information when applicable

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential 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.

·        Must have strong written and verbal communication skills – including the ability to proactively communicate with clients, co-workers and vendors to manage tight timelines and solve problems

·        Must have strong organizational skills

·        Must function at a high level in a fast-paced environment

·        Must have experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Photoshop

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

·        Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university

·        Must have a minimum of four to five years of related experience in any of the following industries: sponsorships/client services, sports/event marketing, agency or media.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

·        Must be able to prepare sales reports in an Excel spreadsheet when required

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·        Employee must be able to set up partner and match day promotional and event programs. Promotional setup often requires banner installation and carrying moderate sized promotional materials.

·        Employee must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·        Majority of work is in an office environment

·        Outdoor work is required for occasional partner promotional events

·        Must be able to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and all home Sounders FC match days

·        Vehicle required

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC 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.

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Sales & Marketing: Client Relations/Customer Service
Fan Experience Ambassador (Part Time) - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

JOB TITLE:                Fan Experience Ambassador

DEPARTMENT:         Membership Engagement

REPORTS TO:           Membership Engagement Manager

STATUS:                    Part-time hourly position - 2017 Sounders FC and S2 Matchdays (Variable)

 

SUMMARY

Fan Experience Ambassadors are responsible for providing an exceptional experience for every guest that attends a Sounders FC match or event. This may include, but is not limited to, welcoming guests at our gates, listening to fan feedback on game days, taking note of things that need to be corrected, and reporting all issues and feedback to the Membership Engagement Department. Each Ambassador must be able to attend all Sounders FC home matches (approximately 19).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS

-        Proactively engage and interact with fans throughout the stadium

-        Welcome fans as they arrive, and thank them upon their exit of the stadium

-        Handle all guest interactions with the highest level of hospitality and professionalism

-        Ensure that fan concerns are heard and reported to the appropriate departments

-        Work with Membership Engagement Team and Stadium Staff to resolve any issues that arise on matchdays with season ticket members

-        Have full knowledge of all policies, services and facility locations

-        Be approachable, friendly and professional at all times

-        Act as an information liaison for all Sounders FC home matches and events

-        All other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

-        Must be 18 + years of age, a high school graduate, and have a reliable form of transportation

-        Must be available to work all Sounders FC home matches (minimum of 19) plus some events held on nights and weekends

-        Ability to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

-        Passionate about Seattle Sounders FC

-        Previous experience in a customer service environment

-        Strong customer service, conflict resolution and interpersonal skills required

-        Ability to work under pressure, handle stressful customer service situations and be consistently proactive

-        Must be fan-friendly and become familiar with the stadium in order to provide accurate directions throughout the stadium

-        Must be able to stand for a minimum of 3 to 4 hours at a time

-        Reliable, responsible, organized and detail-oriented

-        Knowledge of Major League Soccer and Seattle Sounders FC preferred

-        Bilingual English and Spanish a plus

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC 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.

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Administration/General Management: Human Resources Generalist
Human Resources Manager - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title:                Human Resources Manager

Department:           Administration

Reports to:             VP of Administration

Status:                    Exempt

 

OVERVIEW:

Provide support and assistance to the Vice President, Administration with daily human resources operations in order to attain organizational goals and objectives, including talent acquisition and development, employee engagement and relations, performance management, compensation, office administration and strategic planning.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES and other duties as assigned:

 Talent Acquisition & Development

  • Create a first class recruiting process that attracts the best talent to the organization
  • Standardize and manage hiring process for full time, part-time and seasonal staff and interns, including job application form, solicitation of applicants/resumes, interview process, reference checks, background checks, offer letter and new hire orientation
  • Oversee Internship Program management including significant partnership(s) with top tier colleges and universities
  • Develop a highly effective onboarding program that emphasizes the critical importance and value of welcoming and integrating new employees into our culture (with emphasis on vision and core values)
  • Identify training and development opportunities for staff and assist with the implementation of appropriate training opportunities
  • Record, compile, and analyze data concerning recruitment, interviews, hires, transfers, promotions, and terminations to make appropriate recommendations as needed
  •  Support HR team in developing and maintaining HR metrics/analytics and approach initiatives with an ROI mindset
  •  Perform job analyses and create or update comprehensive and legally compliant job descriptions
  • Assist in developing annual personnel budget, and in assessing the impacts of potential personnel-related transactions

Employee Engagement & Relations

  • Serve as an internal consultant to managers and employees on personnel issues that affect performance, business goals and relationships
  • Oversee Employee Advisory Council meetings for employees to express concerns, ideas, etc. and to provide feedback to leadership
  • Conduct a comprehensive exit review process for all staff and report results to leadership
  • Where appropriate, administer terminations and exit interviews
  • Develop and manage staff rewards programs including tickets and other perks

HR Compliance/Legal

  • Prepare, update, and recommend human resource policies and procedures
  • Develop, enhance and maintain employee handbook
  •  Lead in maintaining compliance with federal and state employment laws across the organization
  • Conduct in-house training sessions such as new manager training, interview skills training and illegal harassment and discrimination prevention training

Performance Management & Compensation

  • Conduct benchmarking research to utilize best practices and compare our approaches in compensation, total rewards, and compliance
  • Leverage salary surveys to build pay ranges for key roles
  • Oversee annual performance review process and partner with managers to develop and facilitate professional development and succession planning programs
  • Develop and manage employee bonus, incentive and recognition programs

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise Office Administrator, interns and other office support positions


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an HR generalist role

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, including ability to resolve disputes, build trust and observe confidentially
  • Highly analytical with strong critical thinking and problem solving abilities
  • Attention to detail and dedication to quality
  • Ability to meet deadlines; accomplish work in order of priority; professionally maintain composure and effectiveness under pressure and changing conditions
  • Ability to learn new duties and adjust to new situations encountered on the job within a reasonable amount of time
  • Ability to negotiate conflict and maintain constructive working relationships with people at all levels of the organization (both internal and external)
  • Ability to effectively present information to individuals in a group setting and to all levels within the organization

WORK ENVIRONMENT

This position functions primarily at the Sounders FC office in Seattle, WA.  Employee will be required to occasionally drive to off-site meetings and other functions.  Must have reliable means of transportation. Given the nature of the Sounders’ business, employee must be able to work during some evenings and weekends, including all Sounders match days.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC 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.

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

1. What are your salary expectations?

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Sales & Marketing: Client Relations/Customer Service
Membership Engagement Representative - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

JOB TITLE:                Membership Engagement Representative                       

DEPARTMENT:         Ticket Sales & Service

REPORTS TO:           Director of Membership Engagement

FLSA STATUS:          Non-Exempt

SUMMARY

Responsible for long-term retention and growth of our Season Ticket Members, which includes the service, support and maintenance of assigned customer accounts and meeting all pre-determined individual and department service and sales performance goals. Responsible for embracing the organization’s mission and providing excellent service to all fans that will not only excite them now, but encourage them to continue their support of Seattle Sounders FC.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include the following, other duties may be assigned)

·        Improve year over year client experience and retention rates while actively working toward meeting the department renewal goals.

·        Proactively build strong relationships with the defined account base through proactive communication, including seat visits, touch points, phone calls, emails, events and other communication channels.

·        Be informed and communicate common customer feedback to help initiate changes and foster a Fans First Culture

·        Anticipate, respond to, and resolve fan complaints, requests, and inquiries from defined account base; handle difficult clients and situations in a calm and professional manner, ensuring that each client interaction results in increased loyalty to the team

·        Responsible for new business sales goal that is obtained identifying opportunities for up-sells, add-ons, and referral business from clients, and work with sales representatives to maximize revenue from existing customers.

·        Educate account base on season ticket member benefits

·        Update and maintain accurate records in CRM regarding all renewals, touch points and sales

·        Assist in executing customized programs, benefits and events to drive loyalty and create moments for season ticket members

·        Match day duties include, but not limited to: in-seat visits to Season Ticket Members, executing STM events and match day experiences, managing customer service outlets including the Box Office and phone lines, and addressing any Season Ticket Member problems or concerns.

·        Coordinate with all departments to better enhance the fan’s match day experience

·        Achieve monthly goals as set by supervisor

·        Other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

 To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. 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.

·        Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from accredited four-year college or university required;

·        1-2 years of experience in sales, service, guest relations or related area

·        Exceptional customer service skills

·        Knowledge of Microsoft applications

·        Dynamic interpersonal skills and approachable, outgoing personality

·        Work effectively individually and in group settings

·        Ability to multi-task and remain self-motivated

·        Must be detail oriented and organized

·        Advanced oral and written communication skills

·        Ability to portray self in a professional manner through speech and written material

·        Understanding of basic accounting and billing principles

Preferred Experience (not required)

·        Experience with ticket operations system, development application or other relational database

·        Knowledge of Ticketmaster and Microsoft Dynamic CRM

·        Familiarity with computerized report writing or data extraction program

·        Demonstrated work experience in a professional sports or college athletics environment, including involvement with high-profile events

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS

Must have a valid driver’s license

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

This position functions primarily at the Sounders FC office in Seattle.  Employee will be required to occasionally drive to off-site meetings and other functions.  Given the nature of the Sounders’ business, employee must be able to work during some evenings and weekends.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

- Outdoor work in the stadium is required.

- Indoor work in offices is required.

- Weekend and evening work is required.

- Must attend 17+ Sounders FC/Sounders FC 2 matches and events

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC 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.

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Sales & Marketing: Web Design/Development
Senior Manager / Manager of Content - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title:              Senior Manager/Manager of Content

Department:         Digital Media

Reports To:          Sr. Director of Marketing and Digital

FLSA Status:       Exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The 2016 MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders FC is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, forward-thinking digital and social media staff member to serve as the club’s content production lead. The person in this role will be passionate about storytelling, writing and editing, social media, innovation and tracking emerging trends and platforms.

The person in this role will support every department within the organization and a spirit of collaboration and problem solving is imperative. Working closely with the club’s digital and marketing teams, as well as the coaching staff and players, this individual will assist with development of the Sounders’ digital and social philosophy and vision to achieve the club’s strategic objectives.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Assist with development of the digital and social content strategy for Seattle Sounders FC, including SoundersFC.com, the club’s social platforms and mobile app

·       Serve as the club’s content production lead, managing the Senior Coordinator of Digital Media

·       Set the editorial direction and tone for all club content across official platforms, managing content producers both internal and external

·       Oversee editorial strategy and execution of SoundersFC.com with focus on increasing unique users each year

·       Align content strategy, team coverage, team communications, marketing partnerships and sponsored content across all owned channels

·       Generate incremental revenue by creating compelling content opportunities for corporate partner integration

·       Assist with development of video production for the club’s digital and social platforms, with a focus on channel-specific optimization

·       Ensure innovation is at the center of all activities, leading the organization to be forward- thinking, early adopters of new platforms, technologies and products

·       Establish Sounders FC as one of the most creative storytellers in sports by producing platform-specific content that generates engagement, awareness and reaches new audiences

·       Oversee creative, integrated digital campaigns from concept to execution and reporting

·       Assist with content marketing idea generation to extend the club’s brand, increase consumption metrics and grow the fan base

·       Assist with management and execution of the club’s social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat

·       Effectively collaborate with Ownership, Communications, Soccer Operations, Corporate Partnerships, Marketing, Game Presenation, Broadcast, Ticket Sales and Services to ensure the delivery of timely and collaborative content that meets club-wide objectives

·       Working closely with Marketing, Broadcast and Game Presentation, assist with development of all video production, ensuring consistency of style, tone and brand

·       Assist with oversight of the departmental budget for various digital initiatives, content production, freelancers, departmental travel and more

·       Assist with management of relationships with third-party digital vendors and partners

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, the person in this role must be able to perform each essential 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.

·       Bachelor’s Degree in related field – i.e. journalism, digital content, marketing, etc.

·       A minimum of six (6) years of experience in a content production industry – i.e. consumer brand, agency, sports and entertainment, or another related area

·       Working knowledge of Major League Soccer and its teams, players and history

·       Proven ability to collaborate and integrate across digital, social media, marketing and PR to produce break-through results

·       Demonstrated proficiency in developing and presenting compelling and results-focused content strategies

·       Experience with analyzing and reporting engagement metrics, working across various reporting tools; utilizing data to drive content strategy

·       Proven experience acting as a mentor to staffers and collaborating with colleagues across multiple departments

·       Expertise and experience at the intersection of paid, owned and earned media in social campaign orchestration

·       Passion and deep knowledge about the social media landscape - demonstrated thought leadership in the space a plus

·       Self-starter and entrepreneurial spirit with hands-on approach towards business

·       Strong communications and leadership skills, with editorial and copyediting abilities

·       Working knowledge of content management systems (Drupal preferred), HTML and CSS.

·       Ability to organize, prioritize, work well under pressure with multiple assignments; meet tight deadlines and multi-task

·       Proven ability to collaborate with account teams, creative agencies, vendors and clients

·       Willingness to work flexible hours, including but not limited to evenings, weekends, holidays and travel to road games

·       Understanding of the game of soccer, MLS and Seattle Sounders FC

 MATCH DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

·       This role is expected to work all Sounders FC matches, with some travel required throughout the course of the season

·       Lead content production for SoundersFC.com, while assisting with all social channels

·       Assist with oversight of matchday digital staff and ensure up-to-the-minute maintenance of digital and social properties during all club contests (home and away)

·       Shared matchday oversight of CMS, content contributors and social feeds surrounding game-specific happenings

·       Ensure quality control of corporate partner-sponsored digital assets throughout matchday

·       Ability to draft time-sensitive digital and social content as needed

·       Assist with creative strategy and manage execution for social media programs and campaigns

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC 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.

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Sales & Marketing: Premium/Suite Sales
Senior Manager / Manager of Suites & Premium Sales - Seattle Sounders FC (Seattle, WA)

Job Title:              Senior Manager/Manager of Suites & Premium Sales

FLSA Status:       Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY

The 2016 MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders FC is seeking an established sales professional to help lead the club’s suite and premium sales. The person in this role will be passionate about developing relationships with local businesses, managing high-end accounts, and growing revenue across an array of suite and premium ticketing products.

The person in this role will be responsible for managing current full season suite and premium season ticket accounts while leading outbound sales efforts to develop new business.  The ideal candidate will be passionate about sales, active prospecting, and executing sales plans while also be forward thinking about use development of strategy for driving revenue.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·       Generate revenue for the club through the sale of suites and luxury seating to the local Seattle business community and high-net worth individuals.

·       Establish key relationships with current full season suite and luxury seat owners that results in high retention and growth of existing business.

·       Meet or exceed annual revenue goals set for Suites & Premium Sales department while working closely with Corporate Partnerships & Ticketing to maximize overall Club revenue

·       Establish and lead an active outbound sales effort with local businesses to increase pipeline of new business and build demand for suite and premium products.

·       Generate incremental revenue through maximizing inbound revenue opportunities and upselling existing customers.

·       Significant generation of new leads through prospecting, networking, and cold calls.

·       Work closely with Corporate Partnership department to maximize opportunity with existing partners in the suite and premium sales business.

·       Maintain accurate records in Microsoft Dynamics CRM to maximize use of strategy in growing suite and premium sales business.

·       Entertain existing clients and prospects at all Sounders FC matches.

·       Assist with development of sales plans and incentive structures for employees in Suite and Premium Sales department.

·       Assist with marketing and advertising plans for suite and premium products.

·       Work closely with Seattle Seahawks suite department to maximize revenue opportunities.

·       Provide feedback on enhancing Sounders FC’s suite and premium products to establish the Club as a high-end entertainment venue for local businesses.

·       Some supervisory responsibility and leading efforts with training of premium sales staff.

·       Represent the Sounders FC brand in the local community with extreme professionalism.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, the person in this role must be able to perform each essential 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.

·       Bachelor’s Degree or related education or experience.

·       A minimum of four (4) years of proven business-to-business sales experience.

·       A track record of success in revenue generation and exceeding sales goals.

·       Proven experience with management of high-end accounts and retention of key business.

·       Enthusiastic, focused, and confident at selling corporate leaders.

·       Excellent at relationship building with interpersonal skills necessary to entertain clients in a variety of environments.

·       Self-motivated and results-oriented with ability to develop and execute outbound sales plans with success.

·       Proven ability to collaborate with other leaders and salespersons to maximize business opportunities for the Club.

·       Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, sales-oriented environment.

·       Direct experience selling suites and premium ticketing products in the sports or entertainment industries preferred.

·       Working knowledge of Major League Soccer and Sounders FC preferred

·       Experience with Microsoft CRM and Ticketmaster Archtics a plus.

·       Proven experience acting as a mentor and assisting with the development of other salespersons.

·       Ability to work extended days and holidays dependent on MLS schedule.  This role is expected to work all Sounders FC matches, with some travel required throughout the course of the season to entertain clients.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Seattle Sounders FC 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.

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