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Sales & Marketing: Event Operations/Management
Director of Events and Promotions - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Selection for the Director of Events and Promotions 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 the Director of Events and Promotions you will manage and oversee in-match entertainment/programming, promotional and select media/grass roots marketing initiatives, and special event development and production, for all team properties.

This position will be required to be present at all matches and select Providence Park events as scheduled. This position reports directly to the SVP, Business Operations and Marketing.

Primary job functions are as follows:

  • Develop annual promotions schedules.
  • Create and implement the annual Promotions & Game Presentation plan.
  • Oversee the Timbers street team and grass roots initiatives.
  • Track and manage the Promotions Department budget on an ongoing basis. 
  • Help drive our teams marketing efforts and programming.
  • Oversee Game Presentation for all teams and relevant staffing responsibilities, including management and ongoing training, as applicable.
  • Work with Corporate Partnership team to fulfill all sponsorship elements relevant to Promotions & Entertainment.
  • Assist the Ticket Sales Department with all ticket-related promotional activities.
  • Manage and oversee external club-focused events.
  • Manage the Events and Promotions Coordinator.
  • Manage all team’s pub programs.
  • Help hire, train and manage all Promotions interns and part-time staff.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships across all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with strong prioritization skills, in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Adaptable and able to make changes quickly and efficiently.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work within a team environment.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Experience:

·         Minimum of six years of experience working in a similar field or position.

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. The video wall just crashed 10 minutes before first kick. What do you do?

2. Timber Joey is ill and can’t make the match. What do you do?

3. What are three specific grass roots strategies/programs you would implement to grow the Timbers or Thorns brands?

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Inside Sales Representative-Ticket Sales - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers as the Inside Sales Representative for Ticket Sales.

Selection for the Inside Sales Representative for Ticket Sales 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.

The Inside Sales Representative position will report directly to the Director, Ticket Sales.  This is a part-time hourly position.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Team player with the ability to handle multiple assignments in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with a friendly and professional telephone manner.
  •   High comfort level making cold calls.
  • Possess enthusiasm and drive.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to self-motivate.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and creative problem solving skills.
  • Have a basic knowledge of computers.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate season ticket, partial plans and group sales for all teams. Sales efforts will be heavily focused on two teams.
  • Contacting existing qualified leads as well as generating new sales leads for season ticket, partial and group purchases.
  • Continuous solicitation of new business.
  • Meet and exceed established sales objectives. 
  • Make a required minimum of 100 outbound sales calls each day with the goal of maximizing all ticket revenue.
  •   Identify business opportunities by establishing professional and personal networks, proactively soliciting and following-up on any sales leads.
  • Work assigned sales, promotional and team events for developing new prospects and referral opportunities during games and outside normal business hours.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all personal and sales staff accounts during the sales effort, as well as during the sales follow-through at the event.
  • Be a leader in customer service, work as a member of a TEAM, and Have Fun!!!
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Vice President of Ticket Sales or Director of Ticket Sales.

Compensation:  $12/hour + commissions for all ticket sales revenue sold. Up to 29 hours per week

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. Describe two of your strengths.

2. Describe a weakness of yours.

3. Do you love to win or hate to lose?

4. Why do you want to work in ticket sales?

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Operations
Member Services Coordinator - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers as the Member Services Coordinator

Selection for the Member Services 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 the Member Services Coordinator you will be tasked with building and growing relationships with all teams Annual Members by providing exceptional customer service, ultimately working to enhance annual renewal initiatives and generate ancillary revenue via referrals, upselling and cross-selling.
 

Primary Job Functions are as follows:

  • Renew all assigned Timbers Annual Members
  • Generate incremental ticket and concessions revenue from existing accounts via referrals, upselling and cross-selling for all teams.
  • Provide excellent customer service to all guests of Providence Park
  • Document and track all account correspondence in the Paciolan and SalesForce databases
  • Update and gather all pertinent demographic information and enter in Paciolan and SalesForce databases
  • Live the “Nordstrom” mentality and be willing to do the “little things” to ensure client satisfaction
  • Assist in managing annual relocation and upgrade process
  • Assist in the management of Membership benefit fulfillment and planning
  • Assist in planning and execution of all Membership events
  • Act as in-season liaison to our season ticket holders in all areas of customer service. Duties include:
    • Make regular “check-in”/service calls and customer touch points
    • Schedule consistent in-game seat visits
    • Visit clients out-of-office
    • Assist management of Guest Service Center, Box Office, KeyBank Entry service areas on game days
    • Manage all miscellaneous requests
  • Service all Annual Member accounts in your personal account “book.”
  • Assist in ticket operations functions as needed 
  • Fulfill various administrative and strategic planning tasks
  • All other tasks assigned by the Sr. Manager, Member Services

This position will be required to be present at the majority of Timbers games and Providence Park events as scheduled. This position reports directly to the Sr. Manager, Member Services.

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.

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Internships: Any Internship
Paid Seasonal Internship-Youth Camp- 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.

Essential Functions/ Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a marketing strategy for your assigned camps
  • Organize and compile camp equipment for all upcoming camps
  • Arrive 45 minutes before each camp begins to set up tent, table, signage, and water cooler
  • Event management – Direct assigned camps: ensure that each camp runs smoothly, stays on schedule, and monitor/assist coaching staff on-site
  • Establish relationships within other departments – plan at least three networking meetings
  • Ability and willingness to assist with other Youth Department events
  • Evaluate, rate, and provide constructive criticism on coaching staff, and Youth Camp Program
  • Develop and prepare a final presentation – propose a new Timbers Youth Camp

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to other departments within the Portland Timbers organization in regards to additional opportunities/events

Positions Reporting:

  • Camp Coaches

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years-old
  • Valid United States driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and pay close attention to details
  • Comfort with appropriately representing the Timbers brand
  • Outstanding follow through and organizational ability
  • Ability to work effectively independently, with a team, and with customers

Education:

  • High School Graduate
  • Current College Student, or Recent Graduate

Preferred Experience:

  • Event Management
  • Event Marketing
  • Previous Soccer Experience (Playing, Coaching, Team Management)
  • Public Speaking

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 experience with soccer?

2. Do you consider yourself a detail-oriented person?

3. What is your experience with event management?

4. Are you comfortable being outside for extended periods of time?

5. In less than 100 words, please give us an example of a time when you used your leadership skills.

6. Do you reside in Oregon, or SW Washington? If not, what are your living arrangements for the summer?

7. Why does this internship appeal to you?

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Sales & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Seasonal-Box Office Ticket Seller - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers as a Box Office Ticket Seller.

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.
 

At Providence Park, our box office serves thousands of fans across dozens of different events throughout soccer season, including all home matches for all teams. Our Box Office Ticket Sellers are often the first employees that fans interact with on game day, and thus are counted on to provide a warm welcoming customer service experience. We are looking for a friendly individual to join our box office team and help greet fans, sell tickets, facilitate will-call, learn to use our ticketing software, and provide strong customer service at soccer matches throughout the summer and fall. This is an irregular part time, seasonal position.

 

Essential Functions/ Major Responsibilities:

·         Provide dedicated customer service

·         Selling tickets at the box office

·         Will call

Secondary Responsibilities:   

·         Other duties as needed  

Requirements:

·         Outgoing personality with strong customer service skills

·         Adept at math and learning new computer skills

·         Previous ticketing experience preferred 

Education:  

·         Some college preferred 

Experience:   

·         Previous ticketing experience preferred 

 

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. How do you feel about working weekends?

2. Describe your summer availability.

3. Do you have any customer service, ticketing, sports and/or events experience? If so, please explain.

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Retail/Licensing: Retail Merchandising
Warehouse Supervisor - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers as the Warehouse Supervisor.

Selection for the Warehouse Supervisor 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.

Essential Functions/ Major Responsibilities:

  • Receive all incoming products in accordance to proper guidelines
  • Maintain accurate records of inventory in the point of sale system
  • Ensure the merchandise warehouse remains organized and clean
  • Manage the schedules of warehouse staff
  • Manage, train and mentor warehouse staff
  • Management of supply ordering and warehouse maintenance needs
  • Ability to customize jerseys using a heat press with attention to detail and without making errors within 2 business days of orders being placed
    • Manage letter and number inventory and communicate with management on needs
    • Training will be given on how to operate the heat press and properly customize jerseys
  • Utilize customer service skills to assist guests when needed
  • Ability to effectively and proactively communicate with management/supervisory team

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a warehouse environment
  • Supervisory/management experience preferred
  • Ability to move and handle merchandise throughout warehouse generally weighing 0-75 pounds
  • Have a positive attitude and operate as a team player
  • Availability for 100% of all home matches
  • Clean, presentable appearance
  • Availability for 40+ hours per week
    • Shifts will vary due to events schedule
  • Ability to effectively cope with high pressure situations with lots of people
  • Ability to read, count, and write to accurately complete all documentation
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word, RetailPro Version 9, and willingness to learn more about these and additional programs if necessary
  • Ability to operate and use all equipment necessary
  • Ability to climb ladders

Work Environment: Duties are performed in a warehouse environment. Exposed to dust, odors, noise and varying temperatures.

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. Describe two of your strengths

2. Describe a weakness of yours

3. Tell me about a project or accomplishment that you consider to be the most significant in your career

4. Why do you want to work in sports merchandising?

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Player Operations: Coach
Youth Soccer Camp Coach - Portland Timbers (Portland, OR)

Kick off your sports career with the Portland Timbers as Youth Soccer Camp Coach.

Selection for the Youth Soccer Camp Coach 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.

Essential Functions/ Major Responsibilities:

• Come to camp prepared with well thought out station drills according to your coaching assignment (all drills are listed in the Camp Manual)

• Arrive 45 minutes before camp on the first day and 30 minutes early for the remainder of camp

• Assist Camp Director with check-in, check-out, and gear distribution 

• Set up your station before camp begins

• Assist the Camp Director with collecting the camp gear at the end of each camp day

• Engage with campers during your 30-45 minutes before camp

• Follow and support the Camp Director’s instructions and schedule throughout camp

• Assist Camp Director with bathroom, snack, and lunch breaks for campers – as assigned

• Be back to camp on time (by 1 PM) following your 1-hour lunchbreak

• Complete evaluations or certificates for each camper in your main group based on the age group you are assigned

Secondary Responsibilities:

• You may be asked to provide support to other departments within the Portland Timbers organization in regards to additional coaching opportunities/events

Requirements:

• Must be at least 16 years-old

• USSF “F” Coaching License – or better

• Must be available to work a minimum of 3 camps throughout the summer (June – August)

• Coaching staff must be comfortable working outdoors for extended periods of time

• Must be able to provide your own transportation to and from camps

Education:

• Coaching license required, as stated above

Preferred Experience:

• Previous coaching experience

• High-level (professional, collegiate, academy) playing experience

• Previous work with children

• CPR Certified

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. Do you currently hold a U.S. Soccer Federation Coaching License? If so, which one?

2. What is your experience with soccer? (Coaching, Playing, etc.)

3. What interests you about this opportunity?

4. Are you a current resident of Oregon or SW Washington?

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