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Communications: Internet Communications
Creative Services Coordinator - Chicago Sky (Skokie, IL)

Job Overview

The Creative Services Coordinator will assist with maintenance of all graphic design, digital and creative projects supporting the Chicago Sky Communications & Operations, Ticket Sales and Marketing Partnership Departments including the day to day maintenance of the Sky website.

Duties and Responsibilities

·       Design, develop and maintain Sky online properties

·       Assist with creation of all sales support & advertising materials

·       Assist with copywriting for sales support materials as required

·       Assist with creating graphics for video board, LED and other in-game elements and television broadcast

·       Assist with creating graphics and support materials for Marketing Partnerships & Communications & Operations Department

·       Assist with production of all creative projects and determining production schedules

·       Assist with the regular e-marketing campaign maintennance of the Sky

·       Day to day maintenance of the Chicago Sky website

o   Provide media development for projects including building and implementing new multimedia pages, graphics and flash

o   Create graphics (jpg, splash pages, pop ups, flash elements etc) in conjunction with WNBA requirements

o   Integrating all above elements with back end applications on website

Criteria & Qualifications

·       2-3 years of creative service & digital management experience

·       Knowledge of a variety of web development language (HTML, CSS etc)

·       Proficiency in wordpress

·       Proficiency in Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Indesign, After Effects and Photoshop.

·       Proficient in use of Microsoft Office

·       Ability to operate both MAC and PC’s.

·       Knowledge of (or willing to learn) adobe premiere software

·       Experience in e-marketing campaigns

·       Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with high attention to detail and quality

·       High energy, a positive attitude and committed to teamwork

·       Self-motivated with an ability to mulit-task

This is a full time position based in the Chicago Sky front office located in Skokie. The candidate will be expected to attend all Chicago Sky home games and be available after hours and on weekends as required.  The position reports to the Sky Vice President of Operations & Marketing and works within the Communications and Operations Department.

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?


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Communications: Communications Department Management
Corporate Communications Director - Dallas Wings (Arlington, TX)

Position Summary

The Corporate Communications Director is responsible for all business related communication on behalf of the Dallas Wings. Working in tandem with the Basketball Communications Director, he/she will focus on building the Dallas Wings brand through earned media and the communicaton of Dallas Wings related news including sponsorship, ticketing, community and business reated information.

Position Responsibilities

With direction from CMO, develop and oversee implementation of integrated and proactive corporate communications plan.

Work collaboratively with marketing and front office team to maintain high level of awareness for team in Dallas-Fort Worth incuding continuous development of special interest pitches and stories.

Develop relationships with and actively pitch s media representatives to create opportunities that elevate the profile of the team.

Act as a team spokesperson as needed.

Responsible for accuracy of all published materials.

Develop messaging and briefing materials for use by front office staff at public speaking engagements and media interviews.

Manage front office executive media requests and calendar.

Contribute to overall team communications and content strategy.

Participate in appropriate league calls and meetings as Dallas Wings communications representative.

Represent the Wings brand in a professional manner at all times.

Demonstrate sound and consistent professional judgement.

Other duties as assigned.

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Experience

Minimum 5 years of public relations experience in a professional environment. Sports experience preferred but not required

Strong relationships with local, regional and national media

Exceptional communicator with excellent written and verbal presentation skills

Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure

Must be able to handle highly confidential information and work effectively with all levels of staff, management, owners, players and the media

Women’s basketball knowledge  preferred

Strong organizational skills, detail oriented, able to work in a fast-paced environment

Ability to work non-traditional hours including holidays, nights and weekends 


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Communications: Internet Communications
DIGITAL MEDIA COORDINATOR - Denver Nuggets (Denver, CO)

REPORTS TO:  VP, Strategic Partnerships & Digital Sales

RESUME DEADLINE: December 5, 2016                 

SUBMIT RESUME TO: jobs@pepsicenter.com                                                                                                    

 

 

GENERAL PURPOSE
The Digital Media Coordinator for the Denver Nuggets will create and publish web, mobile and other Denver Nuggets digital content.

 

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

·  Manage and publish all content for Nuggets.com and Denver Nuggets mobile app.

·  Help create, maintain and promote written, photographic and video content for the website, mobile app and social channels as needed.

·  Assist in covering Nuggets games, practices, appearances and other events.

·  Identify, coordinate and promote compelling player - and team-related stories on web and mobile.

·  Implement initiatives from sponsorship, marketing, ticket sales, PR and other company departments.

·  Available to work nights and weekends.

·  Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

·  Experience with HTML/CSS

·  Experience with content management systems.

·  Experience in video production.

·  Strong organizational, multi-tasking and writing skills.

·  Proficient with time management.

·  Some experience with and knowledge of Photoshop and graphic manipulation.

·  Ability to work under tight deadlines with great attention to detail.

PREFERRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

·  BA or higher in related field.

·  Some experience with and/or understanding of the following applications: Adobe Premiere (or comparable video editing software), Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

·  Experience in social media management.

·  Fluent in Spanish.


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Communications: Internet Communications
COORDINATOR, SOCIAL MEDIA & DIGITAL CONTENT - Denver Nuggets (Denver, CO)

REPORTS TO:  VP, Strategic Partnerships & Digital Sales

RESUME DEADLINE: December 5, 2016                 

SUBMIT RESUME TO: jobs@pepsicenter.com                                                                                                    

GENERAL PURPOSE
To manage, update and enhance the Denver Nuggets social media presence.

 

DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES

·  Capture, curate and produce content across the Denver Nuggets’ social channels, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Tumblr, and others.

·  Create, maintain and promote written, visual and video content on all Nuggets web and digital platforms.

·  Cover all Nuggets games, practices, appearances and other events in an engaging and interesting manner.

·  Identify and tell compelling player- and team-related stories on social media.

·  Create unique campaigns and implementations for sponsorship, marketing, ticket sales and other company objectives.

·  Build and maintain social posting calendar.

·  Prioritize social listening and response.

·  Identify and analyze social media trends.

·  Develop and execute goal-driven social media strategies.

·  Utilize analytics to continue to test posting strategies.

·  Available to work nights and weekends on occasion.

·  Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

·  Experience in social media management.

·  Strong organizational, multi-tasking and writing skills.

·  Proficient with time management.

·  Some experience with and knowledge of Photoshop and graphic manipulation.

·  Ability to work under tight deadlines with great attention to detail.

PREFERRED POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

·  BA or higher in related field.

·  Some experience with and/or understanding of the following applications: Adobe Premiere (or comparable video editing software), Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

·  Experience with PPC and/or social advertising.

·  Fluent in Spanish.


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Communications: Event Promotions
Membership Service Associate - Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx (Minneapolis, MN)

Department: Membership Service

Reports to: Director of Membership Service

Position Type: Full Time/Exempt/Regular

Date Modified: 11/9/2016

Summary/Objective: The primary focus of this position is to provide support to the Membership and Premium Service staff and oversee the suite rental process.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:

Provide support and assistance to the Membership and Premium Service departments, including meeting preparation, mailings, and client drop offs.

  1. Manage game night assistants in duties including VIP area set-up, pre-game touch-points, and Member Lounge staffing.
  2. Manage Hardwood Club social media platforms and other client communication, including game night contests, Member Updates, and event invites.
  3. Assist Director of Membership Service in the planning and executing of Member events and programming.
  4. Oversee the suite rental process and assist representatives in the game night responsibilities.
  5. Participate in sales and service training alongside Account Executives.  

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other:

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  2. Previous customer service and sales experiences is strongly preferred.
  3. Computer skills required: experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) is preferred.
  4. Knowledge of CRM is preferred.
  5. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  6. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  7. Ability to manage specific processes and tasks in the department under supervision.

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Experience

1-2 years of service or sales experience strongly preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. Office hours are typically 8:00 AM-5:00PM Monday-Friday. In addition to working office hours staff are required to work all Timberwolves and Lynx home games, in addition to external events including but not limited to: charity and networking events. Work is generally sedentary in nature. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available. This job also operates in a sports arena, which includes bleachers/steps.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, as well as operate computers and other office equipment, such as a copy machine, printer and telephone. Staff will frequently ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena both on event days and non-event days. Staff may occasionally move boxes of merchandise/ rewards for members weighing up to 15 pounds.

Travel

Position may require some travel to meet prospects or ticket members.

EEO Statement

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx are an equal employment opportunity organization. 

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

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?
2. Are you comfortable working for $9.50/hour?
3. Do you have past experience in Event Planning, organizing skills?


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Director, Public Relations - Phoenix Suns / Sports & Entertainment Services/Phoenix Mercury (Phoenix, AZ)

Job Duties:

  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the Suns Public Relations department
  • Develops and oversees the implementation of communication strategies that improve and support the team’s brand, business objectives and individual initiatives.
  • Ensures the department’s communication plan is executed in an effective and efficient manner, with goals of maximizing earned media, brand awareness and revenue.
  • Responsible for cultivating relationships with key local and national media partners
  • Plans and assists with executing major announcements, press events and presentations related to the team.
  • Writes and reviews information being utilized by print, broadcast, digital and social media platforms, including press releases, media materials, event scripts and business presentations.
  • Responsible for researching and pursuing new and innovative opportunities that will lead to a more effective and successful PR department.
  • Oversees the implementation and reporting of media monitoring platforms.
  • Supports other departments (business & basketball) with their written/verbal communication to partners, season ticketholders, prospects and the general public.
  • Develops and shares comprehensive weekly and monthly media recaps
  • Tasked with responsibly managing the department’s budget
  • Other duties as assigned

Experience/Background:

  • 8-10 years of experience in communications, public relations or related field
  • Experience in the sports industry preferred
  • Relationships with local and national media preferred

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings, some holidays to meet business needs
  • Exposed to very loud noises
  •  Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds

The physical demands 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. This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer

M/F/D/V

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

1. Do you have a minimum of 8-10 experience in communications, pr, or related field?


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