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» Facility Engineer - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)
» Fan Services Associate - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)
» Internship - Brand Ambassador - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Internship - Event Marketing Ambassador, Swope Park Rangers USL - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Internship - Event Sales (Fall 2017) - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)
» Internship - Ticket Sales & Service - Fall 2017 - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Internship, Community Relations - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Internship, Fall 2017 - Finance & Accounting - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Manager, Ticket Operations - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
» Retail Experience Specialist - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)
» Future Consideration Notification/Update - MLS Teams (Various Locations, Various Locations)




Technical Services: Technical/Engineering
Facility Engineer - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)

POSITION SUMMARY

Sporting Kansas City’s Facility Engineer maintains the mechanical operation of all company buildings, as well as the general upkeep of the structure.  The Facility Engineer is responsible for maintenance on HVAC, electrical, plumbing, aesthetics and cosmetics.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for the mechanical operation of all buildings, including the corporate office, Children’s Mercy Park and Swope Soccer Village.
  • Respond to work orders in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provide technical and fiscal opinions and expertise in evaluating building maintenance issues and repairs, as well as collaborate with the Senior Building Engineer on cost estimates and work order resolution.
  • Assist with drywall, as well as paint and help with all building additions.
  • Maintain building integrity and cosmetic appearance, as well as assist in choices regarding cosmetic appearance.
  • Responsible for all plumbing by repairing broken copper lines and ensuring proper pressures.
  • Troubleshoot any electrical problems.
  • Ensure that all buildings are up to city codes and safety levels.
  • Conduct preventative maintenance of all HVAC equipment, lighting, electrical, plumbing, drywall and painting.
  • Maintain logs of all equipment repairs and warranties.
  • Perform repairs to equipment, as necessary.
  • Conduct inventory, as well as monitor and inspect equipment as needed.
  • Ensure that all associates follow standard safety precautions, and respond to any building-related safety concerns.
  • Respond to all building related safety concerns.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.
  • Excellent time management.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Dedicated and reliable.
  • Practice regular and prompt attendance.
  • Responsive and dependable.
  • Resourceful.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate required, Associate’s Degree or higher preferred.
  • Vocational or Technical school preferred.
  • EPA Universal Certification preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of commercial construction or professional trade.
  • Extensive training and knowledge of HVAC, electrical, plumbing and carpentry.
  • Knowledge of environmental safety procedures, as well as OSHA, MSDS and EPA regulations.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Ability to climb and balance.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to one-hundred (100) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles, as well as toxic and caustic chemicals.
  • Will be working near moving mechanical parts.
  • Must be aware of the risks of electrical shock.
  • Associate will be required to do light local travel to Sporting Kansas City facilities.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

GAME DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure that all previous repairs have been made and debris is cleared prior to gates opening.
  • Inspect all light bulbs.
  • Open the suite windows, as requested.
  • Fix any broken stadium chairs.
  • Ensure power in the stadium where needed is functioning properly.
  • Assist with any issues that may arise during the game.
  • Close all windows, doors and general areas when guests have left.
  • Shut off water and power where it is not needed after a game.
  • Stay on the radio to ensure nothing additional has been damaged or is having mechanical issues.

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

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?

2. Are you able to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary?

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Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
Fan Services Associate - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Fan Services Associate for Sporting Kansas City assists fans in locating seats during events at Children’s Mercy Park and works to ensure crowd behavior is positive and supports an enjoyable experience for all guests.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Ensure that guests are in the correct part of the stadium.
  • Check tickets to gain access to specific sections.
  • Answer questions and give correct information about the game to guests.
  • Check all credentials and escort privileges to make sure associates and VIPs do not try to access a part of the building they are not supposed to.
  • Act as the first responder to incidents in sections.
  • Ensure that all guests are safe and following Children’s Mercy Park guidelines.
  • Effectively deal with upset fans, away supports, standing room only guests and intoxicated guests.
  • Escalate situations to Team Leads and/or Security as necessary.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Friendly, welcoming and professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Excellent customer service skills and public speaking ability.
  • Passion to ensure positive experiences and ability to turn tragic moments into magic moments.
  • Strong attention to detail and precision.
  • Reliable and dependable.
  • Crowd control abilities.
  • Passionate about sports, particularly the game of soccer.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate preferred.
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old.
  • Previous experience working in a public event venue or in a customer service role preferred.
  • Basic technology skills.
  • Reliable transportation.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to stand and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to twenty-five (25) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye, including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus as necessary.
  • Ability to work in various extreme outdoor weather conditions, including exposure to the sun and heat.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

GAME DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Sign-up to work games.
  • Clock-in and sign-in.
  • Pick up a game day event sheet.
  • Examine the section for broken seats and items that seem out of place (“white level searches”).
  • Meet with Team Lead to brief about the vent to ensure knowledge of all important things/events that might be happening during the event.
  • Check tickets and oversee the crowd in the section.
  • Perform another white level search post-game for broken seats and items left behind by guests.
  • Return all equipment to the Team Lead at the end of the shift.
  • Sign-out and clock-out

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

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?

2. Are you able to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary?

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Internships: Any Internship
Internship - Brand Ambassador - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sporting Kansas City Brand Ambassador promotes Sporting Kansas City to ensure a memorable fan experience.  The Brand Ambassador assists the Events Marketing Team with event planning, marketing and advertising; acting as the “face” of Sporting Kansas City and strengthening the brand with a natural connection to the community.

ESSENTIAL FUNCITONS

  • Represent Sporting Kansas City, Children’s Mercy Park and other affiliates and partners as the Brand Ambassadors at events in the community year-round.
  • Set up, take down and transport the various elements of Brand Ambassador activation.
  • Engage fans by developing a rapport in a short time through natural dialogue.
  • Market Sporting Kansas City during events throughout Kansas City and its surrounding communities.
  • Create and update the database for all leads collected during events.
  • Responsible for executing grassroots marketing promotions throughout the Kansas City area at community events, festivals, parades, concerts, away game viewing parties at No Other Pub, etc.
  • Partake in game day duties including, but not limited to, assisting the Marketing Team in pre-game and halftime activities.
  • Responsible for the club’s lead capture efforts including collection, distribution and database maintenance.
  • Attend and participate in monthly meetings.
  • Perform essential functions with confidence.
  • Responsible for managing crowds, as necessary.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Charismatic, outgoing and vibrant personality.
  • Knowledgeable and innovative with strong problem solving skills.
  • Team oriented.
  • Ability to perform multifaceted projects in conjunction with daily activities.
  • Professional appearance, demeanor and approach.
  • Strong passion for Sporting Kansas City, the MLS, International Soccer and the Kansas City market.
  • Motivated self-starter.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications, Fashion, Merchandising, Public Relations, Event Planning, or other related field required, with the ability to receive college credit.
  • Prior experience with event production, promotions and/or game presentation preferred.
  • Highly involved with college campus organizations and events.
  • Proven leadership abilities and skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the Kansas City market.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Bilingual speaking abilities preferred.
  • Web or HTML experience preferred.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.
  • Must have personal computer and access to the Internet.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to fifty (50) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Will be working in various outdoor weather conditions, including frequent exposure to the sun and heat.
  • Will be required to do light traveling around the Kansas City area.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

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

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?

2. Are you able to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary?

3. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?

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Internships: Any Internship
Internship - Event Marketing Ambassador, Swope Park Rangers USL - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Event Marketing Ambassador receives training and gathers practical experience in the Event Marketing field by doing a wide variety of different tasks to gain hands-on experience in the sports industry.  The Event Marketing Ambassador Intern promotes the Swope Park Rangers to ensure a memorable fan experience and integrate them into a new soccer viewing environment. The Event Marketing Ambassador Intern assists the Marketing Operations Team with event planning, marketing and advertising; acting as the “face” of the Swope Park Rangers and strengthening the brand with a natural and unique connection to the community.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Represent Swope Park Rangers, Sporting Kansas City, Swope Soccer Village, Children’s Mercy Park and other affiliates and partners in a professional manner at all times.
  • Set up, take down and transport the various elements of Brand Ambassador Activation elements.
  • Engage fans by developing a rapport in a short time through natural dialogue.
  • Market Swope Park Rangers during events throughout Kansas City and its surrounding communities.
  • Responsible for the Club’s lead capture efforts including collection, distribution and database maintenance collected during events.
  • Responsible for creating and executing grassroots marketing promotions throughout the Kansas City area at community events, festivals, parades, concerts, away game viewing parties and events.
  • Attend and participate in weekly meetings.
  • Crowd management, as necessary.
  • Perform essential functions with confidence.
  • Represent Swope Park Rangers, Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Charismatic, outgoing and vibrant personality.
  • Strong public speaking skills.
  • Knowledgeable and innovative with strong problem solving skills.
  • Team oriented.
  • Ability to perform multifaceted projects in conjunction with daily activities.
  • Professional appearance, demeanor and approach.
  • Strong passion for Swope Park Rangers, Sporting Kansas City, the MLS, International Soccer and the Kansas City market.
  • Motivated self-starter, eager to work in a hands-on learning environment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications, Fashion, Merchandising, Public Relations, Event Planning, Operations, Business, or other related field required, with the ability to receive college credit.
  • Junior standing in college, as well as a minimum 3.0 G.P.A.
  • Prior experience or extensive coursework in event production, promotions and/or game presentation preferred.
  • Highly involved with college campus organizations and events.
  • Proven leadership abilities and skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the Kansas City market.
  • Bilingual speaking abilities preferred.
  • Social Media, Web HTML experience preferred.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.
  • Must have personal computer and access to the internet.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit, stand and walk.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to fifty (50) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Will be working in various outdoor weather conditions, including frequent exposure to the sun and heat.
  • Will be required to do light traveling around the Kansas City area.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

GAME DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting the Marketing Team in pregame and halftime activities.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned during Swope Park Rangers home matches.

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

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?

2. Are you able to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary?

3. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?

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Internships: Any Internship
Internship - Event Sales (Fall 2017) - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)

POSITION SUMMARY

Sporting Kansas City’s Event Sales Intern will hold a temporary position with the company, with an emphasis on training and gathering practical experience in Event Sales for a professional sports organization.  The Events Intern will gain hands-on experience working with the Events Team, collaborating in an environment full of learning opportunities designed to help all interns evolve their capabilities, challenge their strengths and reach their fullest potential.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Establish new event relationships with local and national clients through cold calling and grassroots marketing.
  • Meet established revenue goals by developing and implementing an event sales strategy that retains existing clients, grows partner related business and closes new business.
  • Project sales and establish sales goals.
  • Maintain and continually improve upon client satisfaction to create client loyalty, as well as deliver a positive and memorable event experience by regularly meeting with clients and potential clients, conducting stadium tours and providing accurate and timely information to clients.
  • Prepare event proposals and direct negotiations.
  • Work in conjunction with Legends Hospitality on all catering needs.
  • Responsible for executing events on site.
  • Oversee marketing and event social media programs that target new and existing business.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Self-motivating personality, eager to succeed and increase revenue.
  • Demonstrate high levels of leadership, confidence and innovation.
  • High stamina and ability to handle pressure.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with exceptional time management.
  • Strong networking skills.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative.
  • Flexible and able to work in a time environment.
  • Professional appearance, demeanor and approach.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Hospitality, Sales, Business, Marketing, Communication or other related field required, with the ability to receive college credit.
  • Previous coursework or desire to learn and understand the application of effective selling strategies and techniques.
  • Prior experience with event production and sales preferred.
  • Experience in a customer service role preferred.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service, including customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for service and evaluating customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit, stand and walk.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to fifty (50) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • May be working near moving mechanical parts.
  • Associate may be required to travel to meet with clients or potential clients.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

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

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?

2. Are you able to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary?

3. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?

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Internships: Any Internship
Internship - Ticket Sales & Service - Fall 2017 - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

Position Summary

Sporting Kansas City’s Ticket Sales & Service Intern will hold a temporary position within the company, with an emphasis on training and gathering practical experience in sales and service operations for a professional sports organization.  The Ticket Sales & Service Intern will gain hands-on experience working with the Sales Team, collaborating in an environment full of learning opportunities designed to help all interns evolve their capabilities, challenge their strengths and reach their fullest potential.

Essential Functions

  • Assist Sales Team and Client Services Team with prospect list compilation and database entry.
  • Assist the Sales Team and Client Services Team with research and maintaining the database.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and the Sporting Club organization on game day and at other various out-of-office promotional events.
  • Prospect new clients by networking through the community and using strategic telemarketing and communications.
  • Perform various game day duties with the Sales Team and Client Services Team.
  • Required to work a minimum of two (2) days in the office, in addition to all Sporting Kansas City home games.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Self-motivating personality, eager to succeed and increase revenue.
  • Demonstrate high levels of leadership, confidence and innovation.
  • High stamina and ability to handle pressure.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with exceptional time management.
  • Strong networking skills.
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and imaginative.

Skills and Experience

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree or graduate degree in Sports Marketing and Management, Business, Communications or other related field required.
  • Previous coursework or desire to learn and understand the application of effective selling strategies and techniques.
  • Awareness of sports industry development.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

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

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?

2. Are you able to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary?

3. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?

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Internships: Any Internship
Internship, Community Relations - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sporting Kansas City Community Relations Intern will hold a temporary position within the company, with an emphasis on training and gathering practical experience in sports, philanthropy, marketing and sales.  The Community Relations Intern will gain hands-on experience working with the Community Relations Team, collaborating in an environment full of learning opportunities designed to help all interns evolve their capabilities, challenge their strengths and reach their fullest potential.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Represent Sporting Kansas City, The Victory Project, Sporting Wishes, Children’s Mercy Park and other affiliates and partners in the community.
  • Strengthen the brand with a natural connection to the community.
  • Assist in the fulfillment and distribution of autographed memorabilia and tickets to community groups.
  • Market Sporting Kansas City during events throughout Kansas City and its surrounding communities.
  • Assist with management of The Victory Project social media accounts, ensuring to keep accounts updated with new materials.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of Community Relations and Foundation events and programming.
  • Assist with game day programming, including meet and greets, VIP game day experiences, pregame ceremonies, and in-game activations.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of activities related to the SKC Open.
  • Attend and participate in monthly meetings.
  • Perform essential functions with confidence.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Charismatic, outgoing and vibrant personality.
  • Knowledgeable and innovative with strong problem solving skills.
  • Team oriented.
  • Ability to perform multifaceted projects in conjunction with daily activities.
  • Professional appearance, demeanor and approach.
  • Strong passion for Sporting Kansas City, the MLS, International Soccer and the Kansas City market.
  • Motivated self-starter.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Passionate about nonprofit organizations.
  • Strong networking skills.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or other related field required, with the ability to receive college credit.
  • Prior experience working with nonprofit organizations.
  • Highly involved with college campus organizations and events.
  • Proven leadership abilities and skills.
  • Strong knowledge of the Kansas City market.
  • Social media management experience preferred.
  • Driver’s License and reliable car transportation.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.
  • Must have personal computer and access to the Internet.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to fifty (50) pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Will be working in various outdoor weather conditions, including frequent exposure to the sun and heat.
  • Will be required to do light traveling around the Kansas City area.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

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

1. This is an unpaid internship. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?

2. Do you have access to reliable transportation?

3. Do you have previous experience working independently?

4. Do you have the ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary?

5. Do you have experience/expertise with social media?

6. Do you have previous experience with non-profits?

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Internships: Any Internship
Internship, Fall 2017 - Finance & Accounting - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sporting Kansas City Finance and Accounting Intern will hold a temporary position within the company, with an emphasis on gaining hands-on experience in sports and finance and accounting.  This individual will assist the Finance and Accounting Department in recording revenue and paying invoices. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Process mail daily, including scanning and routing AP invoices to department leaders.
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with internal controls and accepted accounting practices. 
  • Enter and pay invoices by verifying transaction information, scheduling and preparing disbursements, and obtaining authorization for payment.
  • Answer and respond to all customer and vendor inquiries on a timely basis.
  • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms.
  • As required, assist in creating various accounting reports that display overall business performance and financial position.
  • Achieve the day-to-day and month end operational objectives of the Finance Team.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks assigned. 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Exceptional integrity and adherence to the highest level of confidentially. 
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to organize work efficiently, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgement based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and perform multifaceted project in conjunction with daily activities.   
  • Ability to interact efficiently with Executive Leadership, Team Leads, and other associates. 
  • Self-motivated with a desire to lead and grow professionally. 
  • Strong attention to detail. 
  • Exceptional time management

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related field required with ability to receive college credit.
  • Highly involved with college campus organizations and events.
  • Proven leadership abilities and skills.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Experience with QuickBooks Enterprise and/or Workday preferred.

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

1. Do you have access to reliable transportation?

2. Are you able to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary?

3. Are you able to receive college credit for this internship?

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Operations
Manager, Ticket Operations - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Manager of Ticket Operations will assist with all ticket operations and help oversee the processing of orders and payments for Sporting Kansas City. Utilizing ticketing software, this individual will create various ticket packages and financial reports. Ticket Operations is responsible for the day-to-day processing and reporting from the ticket system, as well as developing any ticket plans, and implementing any changes to the manifest or ticket pricing. This individual will be the main point of contact between Sporting Kansas City and the ticket provider.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Build Sporting events in the ticketing system, including seating manifests, price tables, holds/kills, discounts, pre-sales, etc.
  • Oversee financial reconciliation in regards to daily reports, monthly reports and events settlements.
  • Manage information being sent and posted through ticketing system.
  • Act as a liaison between staff.
  • Be responsible for assisting with system upgrades, occasional testing of new software and routine maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Update and relay all box office-related event information to each department.
  • Investigate and resolve ticket-related issues.
  • Be responsible for the collection of ticket monies, tracking of accounts payable/receivable and preparation of sales reports/ticket revenue updates.
  • Work with sales and marketing departments to set up various ticket discounts and promotions.
  • Assist with will call for Sporting KC events, ensuring compliance to all relevant ticket laws.
  • Process/fill approved charity ticket requests; document all complimentary tickets issues.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Comprehend and make inferences from written sales materials.
  • Make basic arithmetic calculations (Addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) either manually or with a calculator.
  • Work a flexible schedule including early mornings, evenings overnight, weekends, holidays and extended workdays.
  • Practice confidentiality and integrity upon handling personal and financial customer information.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City  in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Independent judgment to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload.
  • Ability to coordinate and lead multiple tasks and projects.
  • Team-oriented mindset.
  • Self-motivated and goal driven.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information.
  • Professional appearance and attitude.
  • Demonstrate poise, tact and diplomacy.
  • Passion for sports.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business management, sports management, business administration or other related field.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of increasingly responsible box office/ticketing experience, preferably with a sports facility, convention center, performing arts facility or other multi-purpose public assembly facility.
  • Knowledge of operational characteristics, services and activities of stadium, database, presentation and graphic design.
  • Familiarity with ticketing software, including Ticketmaster and Archtics, Toptix and SeatGeek.
  • Knowledge of terminology used in box office /sales settings.
  • Knowledge of principles of budget preparation and control.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Required to sit, stand and walk.
  • Use hands to finger, hand or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, pulling and pushing.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Required to talk and hear consistently.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, carry and/or drag up to [25] pounds if necessary.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the role include the ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary.

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Retail/Licensing: Retail Merchandising
Retail Experience Specialist - Sporting Kansas City (Kansas City, KS)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Retail Experience Specialist for Sporting Kansas City is responsible for helping create a guest-focused shopping experience.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Create an engaging experience for all customers by immediately greeting guests and confidently relaying product knowledge by demonstrating product features and benefits.
  • Continue to deliver remarkable customer service and invite guests to come back again.
  • Ask open ended questions to connect with guests.
  • Enhance the guest experience through offering additional items that meet the guest’s needs, ultimately driving sales and increasing revenue.
  • Accurately transact with guests.
  • Embody a guest first mindset.
  • Uphold all store policies and procedures.
  • Execute all operational processes effectively.
  • Ensure the store environment is convenient for guests.
  • Maintain the store to meet Sporting Kansas City and Sporting Club brand standards.
  • Demonstrate values and behaviors consistent with the Sporting Kansas City culture.
  • Represent Sporting Kansas City and its related affiliates in a professional manner at all times.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to  organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Friendly and welcoming demeanor.
  • Mannerly.
  • Outgoing personality.
  • Excellent public speaking skills.
  • Fashionable.
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
  • Passionate about fashion and Sporting Kansas City.
  • Team oriented.
  • Dependable.
  • Professional and stylish appearance.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Prior experience in a retail specialist role, preferably in the sports industry.
  • Demonstrated fashion and style frame of mind.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Calendar.

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

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