Player/Basketball Operations: Statistics


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: Database Marketing/Analytics
DATABASE CAMPAIGN MANAGER & ANALYST - Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Devils & Prudential Center (Philadelphia, PA)


The Database Campaign Manager & Analyst will oversee the strategy, tagging, list requests, and execution of all call, direct mail and email deployment campaigns for the New Jersey Devils, Prudential Center events and Philadelphia 76ers. They will also assist both the CRM Campaign Manager and CRM Analyst on developing the appropriate database segmentation criteria, deployment of all email campaign performance reports including total sales generated, email deliverability reports, issue key learnings and takeaways from A/B test campaigns and provide additional insights to marketing automation reports. This role will be responsible for the implementation, execution, and reporting analyst of multiple CRM technology platform strategies including email service provider (i.e. Aprimo/Marketo/ExactTarget/Neolane/Silverpop), marketing automation, business intelligence tools, etc. The role will also be responsible for implementing variable content and images to deliver 1:1 email marketing initiatives. This role will play a critical part in our omni-channel digital platforms as well as the database warehouse governance strategy.

Job description:

  • Create campaigns, segmentation, and digital dialogue with customer experience campaign management tools though CRM, sales and marketing strategy.
  • Manage database in campaign management system: ensuring that marketable records are kept up-to-date, accurate, and usable
  • Design and implement complex triggered-based communications using campaign management tool(s), with coding for versioning (dynamic in email), offers and personalization, etc. 
  • Provide expertise and education of "best practices" in campaign development to optimize efficiency and quality of deliverables; implement and support automation for “lights-out” triggered communications
  • Assist VP in defining the communication campaign strategy and execution of team project management to establish timeline and schedules for implementation 
  • Collaborate with all team members to ensure data requirements are met 100% of the time, with a goal of flawless execution
  • Produce automation weekly and monthly campaign performance reports
  • Execute measurement and analysis for campaigns; design and execute experimental test designs and ad hoc analysis for presentation conclusions to marketing and sales teams
  • Develop actionable insights and analysis to make recommendations on strategic campaign decisions to sales and marketing teams
  • Work with other business intelligent modelling team to implement statistical tests and optimize campaign targeting and effectiveness.
  • Communicate with Enterprise Data Administrators and digital platforms in the supervision of marketing database maintenance schedules and data accuracy
  • Identify and communicate training needs of Campaign Management to management
  • Build and maintain working relationships with the CRM & Technology Manager, CRM Training & Campaign Managers to ensure consistency between Salesforce, Database Warehouse, ESP and all marketing automation
  • Responsible for understanding the holistic view of database strategy across platforms, omni-channel distribution and business intelligence
  • Apply database knowledge to all digital points of content to ensure efficiencies across sales and marketing departments. Including New Jersey Devils, Prudential Center events and Philadelphia 76ers.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in information systems, statistics, engineering and/or related area required.
  • Proven experience with database marketing, customer segmentation, and results analysis.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a manner that is clear, logical and consistent
  • Highest level of attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, adjusting priorities as needed and meeting deadlines
  • Full understanding of relational databases and experience with data manipulation, data conversion, query generation, import and export processes, report generation and macros
  • Knowledge of statistics, confidence intervals, sampling and test/control cells.
  • Proven experiences of one of campaign management tool experience
  • Strong SQL programming skills required; proficiency with SSIS/ SSRS package or other business intelligent tools.
  • 3+ years of HTML programming and other web programming skills preferred.
  • Advanced analytic and problem solving skills.
  • Able to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, highly entrepreneurial work environment.
  • Ability to effortlessly map marketing ideas to technical requirements and, vice versa, map new technologies to marketing opportunities.

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

1. YES/NO: Have you held a previos position in data management?

2. YES/NO: Have you worked with marketing automation platforms? If so, which ones?

3. YES/NO: Have you built queries via a database warehouse before?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
SALES ASSOCIATE - Philadelphia 76ers (Philadelphia, PA)

Status: Full-Time

Location: Navy Yard

Reports To: Sales Manager

If you’re a career driven professional and are looking to jump start your career in the world of professional sports you have come to the right place. We promote an outgoing, high energy and competitive work environment that is not for everyone. However, if this is for you it is an opportunity for you to start a successful career in professional sports.

The Philadelphia 76ers are one of the most historic franchise in the entire NBA. We promote professionalism, integrity and passion striving to be the best. We are a franchise that looks to promote from within, allowing you to advance your career and development in a variety of ways. This position is an entry level sales position that will allow you the opportunity to join our family and set yourself up for a successful career in professional sports.

We are looking for a self motivated, energetic and aggressive salesperson to take the Philadelphia market by storm. You must be a team player capable of multi tasking in a fast pace environment. Excellent verbal communication skills with a friendly and professional telephone style are a must. We are looking for candidates who work hard and strive to be the best. Bring that desire and determination to work everyday and let us take care of the rest.

• College Degree - Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
• Min. 1-3 years business to business sales experience (prior sports sales a plus)
• Aggressive and effective communication skills and interpersonal skills
• Strong leadership and organizational skills
• Superior problem solver, with ability to work independently
• Ability to multi-task
• Ability to work with deadlines
• Willingness to work the hours necessary to meet sales goals
• Ability to maintain a flexible work schedule (holidays, evenings)
• Strong computer skills
• Coachable
• High comfort level making cold calls
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Passion for sales
• Demonstrate an enthusiastic and outgoing personality

Job Functions:
• Maximize revenue through the sales of Philadelphia 76ers tickets (i.e. Season, Partials, groups and premium tickets)
• Heavy outbound call focus making 90+ outbound calls daily to increase your sales pipeline
• Sales presentation for external and internal face to face appointments
• Manage and service assigned season ticket, partial and group accounts
• Creating strong relationships with Season, Partial and group clients to promote yearly renewals
• Network, Prospect and create new sales opportunities when and wherever possible
• Must meet all pre-determined activity and sales goals by providing weekly sales reports to management
• Other duties as assigned


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

1. Yes/No: Do you have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university?

2. Yes/No: Do you have a minimum of 1 year of business to business sales experience?

3. Yes/No: Have you had prior internships in sports?

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

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Database Marketing/Analytics
SALESFORCE ADMINISTRATOR - Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Devils, Prudential Center (Newark, NJ)


The Prudential Center and New Jersey Devils are looking for a Salesforce subject matter expert to join our CRM, Technology and Strategy team as a Salesforce Administrator. Our rapid growth has created the need for a Salesforce CRM Administrator, reporting to the VP of CRM, Relationship and Database Strategy. The successful candidate will proactively engineer and assume responsibility for the overall ongoing support of multiple organization units, including Marketing, Ticket Sales, Premium Partnerships/Sponsorship and Community Relations. This will include directing tactical and strategic enhancements to the application, with an eye towards increasing efficiency, augmenting controls to mitigate risk, boosting tools for the salesforce / operations, and improving reporting functionality. The CRM Administrator will assist with the implementation process, assist with all new hire trainings for new users and partner with stakeholders to identify enhancement opportunities to optimize system functionalities. Additionally, this position will include the ability to learn, develop and create complex solutions including system integrations.


  • Day-to-day administration and support of Salesforce, including but not limited to maintaining users, object / data access, validation rules, record types, workflows / data triggers, fields, email templates, page layouts, reports / dashboards, and other reference data.
  • Design, build, test, and implement new functionality to support business functions and processes. Help integrate Salesforce with other internal applications.
  • Collaborate with multiple organizational units to facilitate the efficient, controlled flow of information across the entire project life-cycle.
  • Assist the CRM Training and Campaign Manager to set up a training program for new and existing users to ensure adoption, and take maximize use of the Salesforce application. Construct training materials as necessary.
  • Assist the VP and team, in defining and enforce standards / naming conventions for all Salesforce reference data and objects.
  • Continuous monitoring to ensure data is captured accurately and completely across the organization. Execute controls to ensure data integrity and minimize duplication.
  • Keep abreast of new Salesforce features and functionality and provide recommendations for process improvement. Research, implement, and integrate 3rd party applications into the Salesforce environment. – Actively report on enhancements in weekly CRM meetings
  • Implement a Change Management Processes to control the fix / enhancement lifecycle, from identification and approval, through implementation across Sandbox and Production instances.
  • Assist the CRM Analyst to enhance forecasting and reporting capabilities, including the construction of new reports and dashboards.
  • Provide end-users with ongoing technical support as necessary.
  • Act as the Salesforce subject matter expert for all internal users for the New Jersey Devils, while also working in parallel with the Philadelphia 76ers CRM and Technology Manager that is responsible for the corporate Org strategy.
  • Work with CRM team, as well as any related external vendors to resolve issues, and/or install and maintain 3rd party software tools


  • A minimum of 3 years of Salesforce experience as an administrator
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Proven success designing and implementing solutions on the Salesforce platform
  • Experience with programming languages (e.g., Apex, triggers, classes, Visual Force, SQL, JavaScript, VBA), preferred
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Experience working with sandbox and production environments to manage the distribution of system functionality or process changes preferred
  • Salesforce Administrator Certification is preferred
  • Understanding of relational databases and data integration tools

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

1. YES/NO: Are you salesforce certified?

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*Job/Career Fairs: Job/Career Fair

February 3, 2015 at Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia PA

The Philadelphia 76ers will be hosting a Sports Business Career Fair at Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015. 

Hiring managers from the Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Flyers, New Jersey Devils, Delaware 87ers, and other local teams at the professional and collegiate level will be in attendance to meet with candidates to fill open employment positions!

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with hiring managers and participate in an Executive Speaker Panel featuring top Philadelphia 76ers sport business executives.

Event Details

1:15 pm: Check-in at the 11th Entrance of Wells Fargo Center, bring your ticket!

1:30 pm: “MVP Package” early admission to career fair.

2:00 pm: “Starter Package” admission to career fair.

3:15 pm: Executive Speaker Panel:

  • Tim McDermott - Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, Philadelphia 76ers

  • Jake Reynolds - Vice President of Ticket Sales and Service, Philadelphia 76ers

  • Owen Morin- Senior Director of Corporate Development, Philadelphia 76ers

    All attendees will receive a ticket to the Philadelphia 76ers vs. Denver Nuggets at 7:00 pm that evening following the Sports Business Career Fair.

    Sports Business Career Fair Pricing

    MVP Package: $40.00 per reservation

  • Early access to career fair starting at 1:30 pm.  Beat the crowd and be first in line to meet with professional hiring managers!

  • Reserved seating up front for the Executive Speaker Panel featuring Tim McDermott, Jake Reynolds, and Owen Morin.

  • Philadelphia 76ers MVP gift package

  • Lower level ticket to that evening’s game against the Denver Nuggets.  Be in the lower level up close to the action!

    Starter Package: $18.00 per reservation

  • Standard access to career fair starting at 2:00 pm.

  • Opportunity to speak with hiring managers in attendance

  • Upper level ticket to that evening’s game against the Denver Nuggets

    Please dress in business professional attire and bring updated copies of your resume.

    Space is extremely limited and tickets are sure to sell out as they do every year.  Participants are urged to purchase their tickets as soon as possible to ensure entry to this exclusive opportunity.

    Step 1: To apply for this job, please fill out the application below completely.  Be sure to upload your resume.

    Step 2: After completing Step 1, you will receive further instructions on how to complete your application for this position. You will not be considered unless you have completed both Step 1 and Step 2.

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


Are you looking to jumpstart a career in sports ticket sales?  The two-day Philadelphia 76ers Ticket 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!


  • February 20, 2015 – February 21, 2015


  • Philadelphia, PA

Event Details:

  • Two-day sales combine for aspiring sports business professionals
    • Day 1 will run from 8:00 am through that evening’s home game against the Washington Wizards
    • 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


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
  • Eric Cole - Manager, Inside Sales
  • Zack Robinson - Manager, Inside Sales

Application Details:

  • Applicants must complete the Ticket 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 Wednesday, February 11, 2015.  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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