Player/Basketball Operations: Statistics
BASKETBALL ANALYST - PHILADELPHIA 76ERS (PHILADELPHIA, PA)

BASKETBALL ANALYST

The Philadelphia 76ers are looking to add talented new developers, software engineers, statistical analysts, and data scientists to the team. Basketball analysts will work as a part of the front office and collaborate extensively with the entire basketball operations department including President and GM Sam Hinkie. Experience in basketball is not required; analytical talent and learning easily is. The Sixers are looking for both permanent employees and interns. Most basketball analysts will work in our basketball operations office in Philadelphia but other arrangements may be possible.

Responsibilities may include some or all of the following depending on your background and interests:
• Gather, clean and integrate data from a variety of sources
• Maintain and extend our existing analytics infrastructure
• Create both ad-hoc analyses and standardized reports across a variety of platforms
• Forecast the results of basketball plays, players, teams, and seasons
• Innovate across all aspects of basketball operations
• Develop recommendations for the decisions we face across the basketball operations department
• Collaborate effectively on team projects and work autonomously on individual work as appropriate
• Communicate results to the basketball operations staff through presentations, written reports, and tools

Qualified candidates will have demonstrated many of the following characteristics:
• Strong programming skills (e.g. Python, Perl, Ruby, C++, Java,….) to support both the front-end and back-end of applications
• Strong database skills (e.g. SQL, Teradata,….)
• Strong statistical skills and experience with statistical and analysis software (R, SAS, Stata, Matlab, Octave)
• Strong experience with Bayesian analysis
• Strong experience with experimental design, linear regression, logistic regression, non-linear regression, k-means clustering, decision trees, and other advanced techniques
• Visualization expertise
• Machine Learning expertise
• Data Mining expertise
• Big Data expertise including distributed processing
• Mobile application expertise
 

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
GROUP SALES EVENT SPECIALIST - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Department: Ticket Sales

Reports To: Group Sales Manager

Status: Full-Time

The Philadelphia 76ers seek a self-starter who will be responsible for generating new group ticket sales, managing existing ticket sales accounts and staffing 76ers events. It will be the Event Specialists responsibility to deliver an enhanced fan experience by building a strong relationship and providing excellent customer service through customized communication and tailored benefits to match the needs of the customer.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

• Generating group ticket sales through cold calling, networking, and face-to-face appointments
• Sell all group inventory; tickets and registrations for 76ers events at the Wells Fargo Complex and Team Training Facility (PCOM). Events include Games, Court Time, Clinics, Competitions, and Workshops hosted by the organization
• Contacting existing qualified leads as well as generating new sales leads
• Managing existing group sales accounts
• Develop and maintain good-working relationships with both internal and external clients
• Create and maximize Theme Nights
• Meet and exceed established monthly and annual sales objectives and revenue goals
• Make 60+ outbound sales calls on a daily basis
• Identify business opportunities by establishing professional and personal networks, proactively soliciting and following-up on any sales leads and representing the Philadelphia 76ers at assigned functions
• Improve year-over-year fan satisfaction, retention rates, and associated revenue and profitability goals with defined account base
• Build strong relationships with defined account base through proactive communication, including seat visits, phone calls, emails, and other communication initiatives
• Anticipate, respond to, and resolve all complaints, requests, and inquiries from defined account base and general fan base; handle difficult fans and situations in a calm and professional matter, ensuring that each fan interaction results in increased loyalty to the team
• Ensure customer data and profile requirements are accurately and completely detailed for defined accounts in CRM system
• Work closely with Ticket Sales, Box Office, Marketing, CRM and Research, Basketball Operations, Arena Staff, Game Presentation, PR, and Sponsorship to execute integrated programs
• Work assigned sales, promotional and team events during games and outside normal business hours
• Special emphasis on developing new prospects and referral opportunities at all other Wells Fargo events including Flyers, Concerts, and Family Shows
• Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

• 1-3 years of previous sales experience, preferably in Sports & Entertainment
• A degree or diploma in business, communications, marketing, sports management or related field
• 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
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Excellent written communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and to self-motivate
• Flexible and creative problem solving skills
• Proficiency in MS Word and MS Excel, CRM related software and ticketing applications preferred
• Knowledge and passion for sales
• Enthusiastic and outgoing personality
• Preferably possesses a database of qualified group prospects
• Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays, and travel as required
 

EOE

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

1. YES/NO: Do you have 1-3 years of previous sales experience in Sports & Entertainment?

2. YES/NO: Have you earned a degree or diploma in business, communications, marketing, sports management or related field?

3. To be considered, please list your compensation requirements.

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Internships: Any Internship
SUMMER 2015 CAMPS ATC STUDENT ASSISTANT - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Open to COLLEGE STUDENTS ONLY; Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students
• Nights and/or weekends may be required depending on the program; flexibility to participate a plus
• Familiarity with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
• Must demonstrate professionalism, a customer-first attitude, enthusiasm, and strong verbal and written communication skills, in addition to the requirements for the position.
•A stipend will be paid at the end of the program.  Housing & meals during the five (5) week program are provided.


OPEN POSITIONS…..


Assistant Trainer

Overview:
The purpose of this program is to provide the student with an opportunity toa ssist the Director of Athletic Training (Head Athletic Trainer) in, maintaining and executing strategies to successfully manage a  camp athletic training program. This will work under the supervision of a Nationally Certified (ATC) and Pennsylvania Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT)  to learn the “ins and outs” of operating an overnight sports camp from a medical perspective.

Qualifications:
• Open to college juniors, seniors and graduate students seeking a position to fulfill class credits.
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications
• Must be able to keep up in fast-paced environment, customer service orientated and professional, and able to participate during normal business hours, nights, weekends, and holidays as based on the event calendar
• Must be enrolled in a CAATE- accredited Athletic Training Program 
• Must be certified in CPR, first aid & safety.
• Must have spent 2 seasons traveling with an intercollegiate sports team while working under the direction of a supervising athletic trainer. (Atheltic Training Students cannot travel unsupervised per CAATE Standards).
• Hiring is conditional on the successful completion of a criminal background check; applicants should also either possess or be able to attain PA Child Abuse History clearances.

Duties:

  • Work under the supervisor of the director and the Athletic Trainer of the camp in providing basic first aid to campers and staff.
  • Organize and coordinate deliveries of athletic training and first aid supplies.
  •  Organize the daily athletic training room schedule both for the rehabilitation of injuries and to ensure adequate staff coverage.
  • Communicate with the director and the athletic trainer on a daily basis with respect to which campers are injured and require medical attention.
  • Assist the director and the athletic trainer in conducting morning stretching exercises of the campers.
  • Assist with the registration and orientation of the campers
  • Assist the athletic trainer with campers requiring rehabilitation of injuries.
  • Assist the director and athletic trainer in making sure that campers and staff have their medical needs met during weekend trips.



EOE
 

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

1. YES/NO: Are you a COLLEGE junior, senior or grad student seeking a summer internship to earn academic credit?

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Internships: Any Internship
SUMMER 2015 CAMPS FACILITY MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Open to COLLEGE STUDENTS ONLY; Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students
• Must be seeking an position for class credit as a prescribed part of curriculum (students will be required to submit documentation from their school)
• Nights and/or weekends may be required depending on the program; flexibility to participate a plus
• Familiarity with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
• Must demonstrate professionalism, a customer-first attitude, enthusiasm, and strong verbal and written communication skills, in addition to the requirements for the position.
• A stipend will be paid at the end of the program.  Housing & meals during the five (5) week program are provided.


OPEN POSITIONS…..


Camps/Youth Programs Facility Management

Qualifications:
• See “Requirements” above

Overview:
The purpose of this program is to give the student experience on running, maintaining and executing strategies to successfully manage a summer camp. This program will also expose the student to what goes into the successful planning and execution of an NBA business (aside from the playing and coaching aspects).

Qualifications:
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications
• Must be able to keep up in fast-paced environment, customer service orientated and professional, and able to participate during normal business hours, nights, weekends, and holidays as based on the event calendar.
• Must have some retail experience and have excellent math skills.
• Must be able to multi task and enjoy working with kids.
• Hiring is conditional on the successful completion of a criminal background check; applicants should also     either possess or be able to attain PA Child Abuse History clearances.

Duties:
• Work under the supervision of the director
• Organize and coordinate the deliveries for the canteen and snack bar and keep a daily inventory of the concessions.
• Organize and coordinate the daily canteen and snack bar work schedule with the director.
• Along with the director, supervise the camp staff
• Assist the director and the night time supervisor with any problems or issues.
• Assist with the registration and orientation of the campers.
• Assist with the awards ceremony.
• Assist the weekend staff with the supervision of camper trips.
• Assist with the morning wake up call

• Assist with the nightly movie theater

Other Duties as assigned


EOE
 

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

1. YES/NO: Are you a COLLEGE junior, senior or grad student seeking a summer internship to earn academic credit?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Sales Associate - May/June 2015 - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Philadelphia 76ers Sales Associate Job Description

This posting is for a May/June 2015 start date.  Please apply only if available to begin full-time employment during this time.

Are you looking to jumpstart your career in the sports business?  Look no further than the Philadelphia 76ers Sales Associate program!  This exclusive program will give you the opportunity to learn the business side of professional sports from the top leaders in the sports industry.  With a focus on consistent training and development through personalized coaching, the 76ers Sales Associate program will build the foundation needed for a long and successful career in the sports business!

Program Overview

The Sales Associate program focuses on developing and further educating entry-level sports business professionals on the skills required to succeed in the revenue generating side of the sports business.  Through consistent training and development with members of the 76ers leadership team, Sales Associates will develop a sales pitch in which they are confident in and is centered around their personality.

Responsibilities

  • Sell a full menu of ticket products for the Philadelphia 76ers, including, but not limited to full and partial season ticket packages, group tickets and hospitality packages.

  • Make cold calls from lists of area companies provided to sell full and partial season ticket packages and group tickets.

  • Effectively follow up with clients and prospective clients in order to build relationships to help provide repeat business and to meet excellent customer service requirements.

  • Proactively create opportunities for new business through up selling opportunities and referrals from existing clients.

  • Contact past customers in order to generate new ticket sales.

  • Cordially and effectively handle incoming sales calls from prospective clients for all ticket sales products. 

  • Conduct in-arena appointments and tours of Wells Fargo Center to assist in closing new business and developing new relationships.

  • Work different Philadelphia 76ers events and games as assigned to support ticket sales efforts and promotional initiatives. 

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in business/sales/marketing/sports management or similar concentration.

  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact comfortably and effectively with internal and external clients at all levels of an organization.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral. 

  • Extremely coachable and eager to learn every day.

  • Highly motivated individuals with a strong desire to build a career in the sports business.

  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, as required.

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Sixers Sales Academy - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – SIXERS SALES ACADEMY

Are you looking to jumpstart a career in sports the sports business?  The two-day Sixers Sales Academy is your chance to be discovered!  This exclusive event will give you the opportunity to showcase your skills, personality, and passion in front of the Philadelphia 76ers ticket sales leadership team for a shot at a full-time position with Philadelphia’s NBA franchise!

Throughout the two-day “combine,” trainees will work hand-in-hand with professional sport sales trainers to develop the skills necessary to launch a career in the revenue-generating side of the sports business.  The training program will be focused on giving you exposure to different styles and techniques so you can build a sales pitch in which you are confident in and is centered on your personality.

Click here to apply for your chance to join the Philadelphia 76ers!

Date:

  • April 24 – April 25

    Location:

  • Philadelphia, PA

    Event Details:

  • Two-day sales combine for aspiring sports business professionals

    • Day 1 will run from 8:00 am through 5:00 pm

    • Day 2 will run from 8:00 am through 1:00 pm

  • Sales training to include classroom style, interactive, and in-game sessions

  • Full-time job interview sessions throughout the combine with multiple members of the Sixers sales leadership team

  • There is no cost to participate in the Philadelphia 76ers Ticket Sales Academy

    Candidates:

  • Aspiring sports business professionals looking to break into ticket sales in order to build a foundation for a long-term career in a revenue-generating position such as:

    • Ticket Sales & Service

    • Corporate Sponsorship Sales & Activation

    • Premium Sales & Service

    • Business Development

    • Sales Leadership (Manager, Director, Vice President)

      Sales Coaches/Hiring Managers:

  • Jake Reynolds - Vice President, Ticket Sales & Service

  • Brian Norman - Director, Inside Sales

  • Matt McShea - Director, Ticket Sales

  • Carrie Kmetzo - Director, Group Sales

  • Jill Snodgrass – Director, Service & Retention

  • Chelsea Fenstermacher – Manager, Inside Sales

  • Eric Cole - Manager, Inside Sales

  • Zack Robinson - Manager, Inside Sales

    Application Details:

  • Applicants must complete the Sixers Sales Academy application located here: Sixers Sales Academy Application

  • To be considered, all applicants must possess (or graduate in spring 2015) an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university.

  • All applicants will be notified on the status of their selection to participate by Monday, April 20.  There is no registration fee to attend the event, but access to this event will be limited; therefore, an application does not guarantee your participation.

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