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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Account Executive, Ticket Sales - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Company Summary: The Sacramento Kings are embarking on a new era for the franchise. Dynamic, aggressive new ownership has taken over and the sports world is buzzing with construction for a new downtown arena beginning this summer for a completion in the fall of 2016 and a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar experience center complete with virtual reality technology already open. In a major metropolitan city that ranks 3rd in the US for most days of sun, the franchise’s future is even brighter! The Kings are looking to set new industry-standards through technology, globalization and community impact to help elevate the status of the capital city of the world’s 7th largest economy.

Job Summary: The Account Executive position is an incredible opportunity to start a sales career in the sports industry with an organization committed to professional growth and career development. You will join our team in a class of 4 to 10 entering into the industry’s best 2 week training-only & on-boarding period to prepare you for ultimate success. Within 12 months as an Account Executive, top performers will be evaluated for possible promotion to an elevated New Arena Account Manager role. During the 12 months, Account Executives experience every aspect of the ticket sales operation in addition to a 360 degree view of the organization, while developing the skill set needed to succeed in the sports industry through recurring sales, product and professional development training. Account Executives may be placed into a fast-track mentor team with a focus on Season Tickets, Group Tickets or Season Ticket Services. This is an opportunity to join a team thriving as the league leaders in new full season tickets sold, increased attendance and much more with continued aggressive growth goals leading into a new arena.

The primary responsibility of the Account Executive, Ticket Sales is to build relationships with potential prospects to sell new season ticket memberships, mini-plans and group tickets. Success in this position is enhanced through the latest in sales acceleration tools including analytics-based lead scoring, rapid dialing connectivity, industry-leading CRM, professional sales training, hands on leadership and much more. Account Executives will have access to invite prospects to VIP events & tours at the new multi-million dollar Experience Center at the site of the new arena construction. The ideal candidate is driven, focused, and passionate about starting a sales career in the sports industry, possesses a strong work ethic, and has the determination to succeed in an ultra-competitive, fast paced, yet highly rewarding work environment. Account Executives are responsible for achieving individual sales goals and are continually coached and evaluated to maximize individual and team performance.


Key Responsibility Areas:
• Successfully completing the Account Executive training program and attending on-going training
• Responsible for meeting or exceeding all individual performance and developmental goals within specified time frames
• Obtaining leads and answering questions
• Builds relationships with prospective customers via outbound telephone efforts and enhances those relationships through face to face appointments
• Candidates should proudly represent the Ticket Sales Alliance Team Values of Swagger, Transparency, Excitement, Innovation & Fulfillment
• Actively participates in Team Member sales skills training, developmental opportunities, and Team Member sales activities
• Works during all Sacramento Kings home games (43 events) in a multitude of different capacities including, but not limited to: prospecting appointments, sales tables, off-site events and pregame and in-game events
• Update and maintain customer information and payments using Archtics and Salesforce

Qualifications:
• 4-year college degree in Business, Sports Management, or related field preferred
• Previous sports and/or telemarketing or outside sales experience is preferred
• Passion to start a career as a sales professional in the sports industry
• Dependability is key: consistently punctual and prepared for a fast-paced environment, executes instructions, and embraces coaching
• Self-starter with a positive attitude and strong work ethic; committed to teamwork
• High level of confidence, enthusiasm, and personal accountability
• Excellent writing, communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to present sales material to large groups and customers
• Presents themselves in a professional manner, able to interact with all levels of the organization
• Ability to multi-task and maintain strong prioritization and organizational skills
• Strong computer skills, including all Microsoft Office software programs
• Ability to work nights/weekends/flexible schedule required

 

 

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Internships: Marketing
Broadcast/Audio Video Game Day Interns (5 positions) - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe: 2014-2015 NBA Season; 12-16 hours a week (some nights and weekends will be necessary, based on 44 home game schedule) 

Wage: $9.00/hour

Summary: These game day interns will support the Broadcast department in a variety of ways including the control room, production, and audio.

Key Responsibility Areas:

• Ability to shoot video for press conference, location shoot and practice sound.
• Able to edit together clips for video packages.
• Capture video and upload to Youtube and various other website and social media platforms.

Qualifications:
Candidates must be available to work ALL Kings home games which includes nights and weekends to be considered.

• An in-depth knowledge with Mac is preferred.
• An in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Proficient with Final Cut 7, X, Adobe Premier, Photoshop, After Effects or motion.
• Must be a friendly, professional, personable, and outgoing individual.
• Self-starter with a positive attitude; committed to teamwork.
• Moderate Basketball IQ.
• Camera familiarity (DSLR, P2).
• Must be a friendly, professional, personable, and outgoing individual.
• Self-starter with a positive attitude; committed to teamwork.

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

1. Are you currently enrolled in college or a recent graduate (within six months)?

2. Please ranked your interest for these three internship positions (1- Best Choice): Control Room Intern, Audio Intern, and Production Intern. Please tell me why you ranked them in that order.

3. Please tell me your professional experience working with a Mac, Cameras, Final Cut 7, and/or Adobe.

4. Are you local resident or in commuting distance to Sleep Train Arena?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Database Marketing/Analytics
CRM & Analytics Intern (Seasonal - Part-Time) - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe: September 2014- April 2015, Only Part-Time (up to 29 hours)

Wage: $9.00/hr

Summary: This position is responsible for providing a wide range of support to the CRM & Analytics department including CRM administration, data automation/integration with the mission to be the #1 CRM organization in professional sports.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assist in the day-to-day administration of CRM platform (Salesforce) including user management, data hygiene and data manipulation.
• Assist in driving our Salesforce reporting through dashboards, pipelines, views, and reports.
• Supporting the execution and reporting of marketing campaigns across multiple channels.
• Identify Salesforce training needs, develop programs, and train new and existing employees.
• Assist in all CRM efforts including sales and marketing campaign setup and administration.
• Help compile data for various reporting and analytic initiatives, both on an ongoing and ad-hoc basis.
• Assist in efforts for first in class data automation and integration between source systems.
• Linear and non-linear regression analysis.

Qualifications and Requirements:
• College Majors Preferred in Computer Science, Physics, Math, Statistics or related field.
• Working knowledge of Excel 2013 PowerPivot and SQL Server 2012.
• Understanding of CRM principles, sales pipeline management, sales operations best.
• Database experience is preferred.
• Must be detail and numbers oriented with the ability to multi-task.
• Ability to work long hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
 

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

1. Are you currently a student enrolled in college or a recent grad (within six months)?

2. Are you a local resident or commuting distance to Sleep Train Arena?

3. What is your schedule of availability?

4. Why are you interested in this internship opportunity?

5. Please tell me your experience working with Microsoft Excel, CRM platforms, and databases.

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Internships: Any Internship
Corporate Partnerships Game Day Intern - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe: September 2014 through June 2015.

Hours: Approx. 10-20 hours per week (Part-Time Only)

Wage: $9.00/hr


Summary: The primary responsibility of this position is to provide weekly and game day assistance to the Corporate Partnership department in all areas including, but not limited to, partner activation, partner hospitality, and day-to-day business operations.


Key Responsibility Areas:
• Help support daily tasks of Corporate Partnerships department.
• Assist with Partnership events in-arena and in the community.
• Inventory management of Partnership Marketing assets.
• Assist with Partnership Marketing power point decks and recaps.
• Manage partnership assets and photo database.
• Coordinate Partnership Marketing hospitality and event logistics.
• Assist in partner activation with Partner Business Managers.
• Manage game day photo requests and work with team photographer on recap needs.
• Perform research on key prospects including company organization structure, brand positioning, current marketing efforts, & key decision makers.
• Fulfill partnership activations and promotions during the season.
• Support Partner Business Managers with client requests.
• Manage game day operations, including client hospitality and client management
• Various other projects and duties as assigned.


Qualifications:
• An interest in gaining experience in corporate sponsorship and partnership activation.
• Strong organizational skills and resourcefulness.
• Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and anticipate projects.
• Must have in-depth working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
• Must have strong interpersonal communication skills.
• Service oriented; committed to teamwork and catering to the customer.
• Capable of working extended hours such as nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary.
• To be considered for an internship, you must include a cover letter, resume, & days/hours available.

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

1. Are you currently enrolled in College or a Recent Grad (6 months)?

2. Are you a local resident or within 30 miles of Sleep Train Arena?

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Internships: Any Internship
Digital Intern (Seasonal - Part-Time) - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe:  Current - End of Season (2015)

Wage: $9.00/hour

Hours: Only Part-Time - 25-29 hours

Eligiblity: Must be a College Student or a Recent Grad (6 months)


Key Responsibility Areas:
• Assist in the creation of Web art with experience using Photoshop
• Assist in editing/posting practice, gameday and event videos online
• Assist in the creation, posting and sharing of unique and compelling content across Sacramento Kings and team-related digital platforms
• Assist in team-related digital communication, moderation and content production
• Assist in compiling digital stats
• Assist in transcribing quotes
• Regularly work days, nights, weekends and holidays

Qualifications:
• Third- or fourth-year college student or recent college graduate with focus in digital media, business information systems, computer science, graphic design, communications or related field
• Working knowledge of Web video formats
• Experience using Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro and designing Web art.
• Experience creating, editing and posting videos online
• Working knowledge of the Sacramento Kings and NBA.
• Working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Foursquare and emerging digital trends
• A passion for basketball and technology
• Experience creating Web pages using HTML5, CSS3, JQuery and Java Script a plus
•  PHP, MySQL, OOP and cross-platform/cross-browser testing familiarity a plus
• Extremely Organized
• Ability to thrive in face-paced, deadline-oriented workplace

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

1. Describe your knowledge of the NBA and Sacramento Kings.

2. Are you a current college Junior, Senior, or recent college graduate (graduated less than six months ago)? Y/N

3. Please tell me your professional experience creating responsive Web pages using HTML 5, CSS3, Java Script and JQuery.

4. Please tell me your professional experience using Photoshop, Illustrator, Final Cut Pro.

5. What professional experience do you have with writing on Social Media Platforms?

6. Are you a local resident or within 30 miles of Sleep Train Arena?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Database Marketing/Analytics
Director, CRM & Analytics - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Summary:

The Sacramento Kings are embarking on a new era for the franchise. Dynamic, aggressive new ownership has taken over and the sports world is buzzing with construction for a new downtown arena beginning this summer for a completion in the fall of 2016 and a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar experience center already open. In a major metropolitan city that ranks 3rd in the US for most days of sun, the franchise’s future is even brighter! The Kings are looking to set new industry-standards through technology, globalization and community impact to help elevate the status of the capital city of the world’s 7th largest economy.

Recognizing the power of technology, data, and computational science to transform the business, the Sacramento Kings have formed the Engagement Lab to drive transformational change through evidence-based decision making at the company. The Director of CRM/Analytics will assume a key leadership role within the Engagement Lab and the decision science practice within the organization. You will work closely with and provide direction to Engagement Lab team members in an effort to provide valuable data-driven insight to all key organizational business units.  To be successful you must be self-directed, adaptable and adventurous. You seek out new challenges and problems to solve on your own. 

Key Responsibility Areas (KRA’s):

  • Develop and manage the process of maintenance, enhancement, and usage of the organization’s data environment including; CRM platform, business intelligence tools, campaign management tools, marketing automation system and other marketing systems with key internal and external partners to maximize ROI.

  • Develop and maintain data governance policies, including data definitions, business rules alignment, data quality management, and access authorization.

  • Direct the process of assured accuracy in campaign execution, which includes campaign design process, list development, vendor handoffs, quality control, and closed loop marketing process.

  • Develop and communicate departmental goals, strategies, tactics, project plans, timelines, and key performance metrics to reach goals.

  • Collaborate with others to answer challenging business questions that can assist us in gaining a competitive advantage by using data mining techniques.

  • Creates actionable insight and understanding, through the analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data, building recommendations that directly address business objectives.

  • Develops business requirements, assesses current reporting capabilities, and makes recommendations for improvement. Researches new technologies related to BI and makes recommendations or leads implementation of new systems.

  • Maintain core relationship marketing programs through the monitoring of customer segmentation migration, offer strategy, and touch plan.

  • Develop metrics associated with and monitor campaign performance through the measurement of offer response and quantitative metrics utilizing analysis and reporting.

  • Act as the point of contact regarding database marketing information, campaign management execution & response analysis.

  • Provide insight necessary to drive marketing strategies through segmentation analyses of customer base. Cultivate and maintain a keen understanding of our customers and market.

  • Investigate data integrity issues and provide root cause analysis as well as options for solving the problem.

Key Competency Areas (KCA’S):

The individual in this position is expected to demonstrate appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes in the following areas:

  • Customer Focus – Knowing the internal and external customers’ needs and responding accordingly; anticipating customer needs; giving high priority to service and customer satisfaction.

  • Interpersonal Relationships – Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.

  • Confidentiality – Able to maintain confidentiality; work with sensitive or proprietary information and exercise discretion.

  • Active Listening – Giving full attention to the points of views of others;  taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate and making connections

  • Decision Making/Judgment – Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution in a timely manner.

  • Informing/Communicating – Disseminating information about decisions, plans and activities to people who need the information to do their work; sharing appropriate information openly.

  • Initiative – Willing to take on responsibilities and challenges, lead teams, and take charge and offer opinions and direction.

  • Planning and Organizing – Appropriately managing resources by identifying when additional resources are necessary; providing others with the resources they need to carry out their job duties; setting priorities and defining action, time, and resources needed to achieve goals.

  • Problem Solving – Identifying cause and effect relationships; draws the right conclusion from the information.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree from four-year College or university in Computer Science, Physics, Math, statistics or related field.  Advanced degree preferred.

  • Three (3) plus years of experience in an administrative role working with outside vendors on complex system integration projects

  • Three (3) plus years of experience with notable Business Intelligence (BI) tools, including administration, modeling, and development.                    

  • Two (2) to three (3) years’ experience in a CRM platform administrative role, Salesforce preferred

  • Two (2) to three (3) years’ experience in a Marketing Automation Platform administrative , Eloqua preferred

  • High level of analytical capability with demonstrated skill and experience.

  • Strong communication, prioritization and organization skills.

  • Excellent problem-solving and logic skills.

  • Service oriented; committed to teamwork and catering to customers.

  • Results oriented; ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.      

  • Capable of working extended hours such as nights, weekends, overtime, and on-call as needed.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

 

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

1. Please tell me your professional experience working with outside vendors on complex system integration projects?

2. Please tell me your professional experience working with CRM platforms and Marketing Automation Platforms.

3. Do you have Salesforce, Eloqua, or Spotfire experience? If yes, please tell me your professional experience with these platforms.

4. Do you have management experience? If yes, what is your management philosophy and how many people have you managed?

5. What is your salary requirements?

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Communications: Event Promotions
Director, Entertainment - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Title: Director, Entertainment
Department: Marketing
Reports To: Vice President, Marketing
FLSA Status: Exempt

Capsule Position Description
This position is responsible for all Sacramento Kings Entertainment, games and fan interaction inside and outside the arena. Must be able to create first-class entertainment features to ensure partner fulfillment and fan enjoyment. The incumbent should be a highly motivated and creative self-starter with an unparalleled work ethic and the desire to be the best.

Key Responsibility Areas (KRA’s):

1. Responsible for all aspects of “Game Day” presentation and fan interaction inside and outside the arena.
2. Creates first-class entertainment features to ensure Kings fulfillment and fan enjoyment.
3. Devise new and creative in-game and in-arena entertainment, including on-court promotions, video pieces, fan interactive elements, mascot skits, etc.
4. Deliver projects within or below established budgets
5. Utilizes the newest technologies to create entertainment features that become best in class.
6. Integrate outside talent and props, arena technology, and Company assets such as the Sacramento Kings Dance Team and mascot into a cohesive well choreographed entertainment package.
7. Participates in the logistics of non-game related events i.e., season ticket holder nights, fan festivals, Community Impact events etc.;
8. Scripts event logs, graphics, message boards, in-arena and promotional scripts;
9. Provides guidance to the Game Presentation Manager for the coordination of auditions and supervises live entertainment programs (anthem singer, entertainers);
10. Develops and manage the department’s business plan and budget;
11. Hire and supervise full-time staff and departmental interns and manage their workflow.
12. Work in conjunction with the Broadcast Department, Broadcast Technology & Service to provide the game day fan experience.
13. Manage relationships with vendors and suppliers including talent agencies, sound and video suppliers, prop suppliers and manufacturers, etc.
14. Assist with shaping the design and set-up of new Entertainment and Sports Center as it relates to fan experience and entertainment elements.
15. Manage game day event staff including PA Announcer, Dance Team, Mascot, Sound Engineer, DJ, Interactive Team, Emcees, Performance Teams, Game Night Staff etc.
16. Concept and develop promotional calendar including special events, theme nights and giveaways in conjunction with marketing, ticket sales, corporate partnerships and community impact.
17. Work in conjunction with corporate partnerships to develop creative in-game and destination area entertainment to satisfy partner and organization goals.
18. Interact with all departments to contribute to the development and implementation of marketing and sales campaigns through in arena promotion.
19. Oversee Kings Dancers and Mascot program.
20. Oversee game day event script and rundown. Conduct production meetings.
21. Recruit, manage, supervise, motivate and provide leadership to direct reports through performance management, training, coaching and development.

Key Competency Areas (KCA’S):

The individual in this position is expected to demonstrate appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes in the following areas:

• Service Orientation – Committed to providing world-class service to internal and external customers. Dedicated to creating WOW! moments by exceeding the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Acts with customers in mind and establishes effective relations with customers and co-workers. Works collaboratively with others to accomplish objectives. Generates solutions which generally benefit all involved parties. Contributes to team synergy by working as a productive member of the team and demonstrating respect, trust and confidence.
• Achieves Excellent Results – Completes tasks at a high level, reflecting quality and attention to detail at every stage – from inception, to planning, to execution. Anticipates problems and opportunities; takes initiative in determining what needs to be done; follows through to completion. Demonstrates the value of innovation through creative problem-solving and innovative thinking. Understands and demonstrates commitment to the principle that WOW! is the Only Standard.
• Business Professionalism – Demonstrates the value of integrity by behaving in accordance with the highest standards of honesty, truthfulness, ethics and fair dealing. Demonstrates the appropriate level of proficiency in the principles and practices of one’s positions and department. Demonstrates the technical and analytical expertise needed to excel in the job. Exhibits strong decision making skills.

• Adaptability and Openness – Adjusts planned work by gathering relevant information and applying critical thinking to address multiple demands and competing priorities in a changing environment. Identifies problems, practices good judgment, and confers with appropriate teammates, if necessary, to resolve them. Open to changes and new innovations and works to ensure the success of such changes and innovations. Eagerness to break new ground and pursue continuous improvement.


Technical Expertise:

The individual in this position is expected to demonstrate appropriate knowledge, skills and attitudes in the following areas:

• Proven ability to manage live show production under pressure; preference for sports entertainment production.
• Proven ability to innovate and lead team in the development of premier entertainment.
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure.
• Strong organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail required.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills with an emphasis on business writing skills.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects and support multiple high level executive positions.
• Ability to establish credibility and be decisive but be able to recognize and support the organization’s preferences and priorities.
• Ability to work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative.
• Ability to take direction without follow up.
• Ability to work collaboratively with others for whom you have no direct supervisory authority.
• New building or venue experience preferred.
• New Media and Digital experience preferred.
• Participative collaborative style advocating team concepts and integration of activity across all departments.
• Strong teamwork and team synergy skills required.
• Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships.
• Exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills.
• Availability and willingness to work extended hours, including nights and weekends and be on-call as necessary.
• Willingness to work a flexible schedule based on the changing priorities of the department.
• Must be technically proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access);
• Must possess a strong ability to manage one's own time and prioritize tasks when given clearly defined goals and objectives;
• Able to identify problems, their sources, and their potential solutions while continuing to successfully conduct day-to-day operations without interruption;

Education and/or Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree required in a related field;
• 3 – 5 years of hands-on experience required or equivalent experience accepted; strong preference for experience in the sports industry, preferably basketball

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must possess a valid State Driver's License.

Other Qualifications
Capable of working extended hours such as nights, weekends, overtime, and on-call as needed.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to excessive noise (crowd/music), and/or excessive dust, gas, or fumes (motocross, monster trucks, etc.). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. During events, the noise level may be high, requiring the use of hearing protection.

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

1. How many years of experience do you have working in “Game Day” presentation and fan interaction in professional or collegiate sports?

2. How many people have you managed and for how long? What is your management philosophy and style for managing a large staff from a variety of specialties (Dance Team, Mascots, Game Night Staff, Entertainers, PA announcer, Performance Team, Interactive Team, Sound Engineer, Vendors, etc.)?

3. Please tell me about your best game day experience that you’ve created and implemented

4. What has your experience been with contributing to the marketing of events and promotions for the team and game days?

5. What experience do you have with basketball in-game entertainment?

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Facility Operations/Security: Facility/Venue Management
Director, Operations - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Company Summary: The Sacramento Kings are embarking on a new era for the franchise. Dynamic, aggressive new ownership has taken over and the sports world is buzzing with construction for a new downtown arena beginning this summer for a completion in the fall of 2016 and a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar experience center complete with virtual reality technology already open. In a major metropolitan city that ranks 3rd in the US for most days of sun, the franchise’s future is even brighter! The Kings are looking to set new industry-standards through technology, globalization and community impact to help elevate the status of the capital city of the world’s 7th largest economy.

Summary: Under General Supervision is responsible for the daily activities required to run, maintain, and service the arena and/or the events. Acts as liaison between the organization and clients, ensuring all clients’ requirements are met and facility rules, regulations and policies are adhered to.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:


• Directs, supervises and schedules all aspects of Arena Operations, including; Utility, Engineering, Janitorial, Landscape, and Changeover.
• Primary contract administrator for Pest Control, and Waste Services.
• Coordinates the Operations activities with other departments and event related contractors to assure facility readiness and smooth operation of events.
• Implements and updates facility rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
• Provides clear, concise, and timely communication of directives to other departments.
• Ensures that Operations Department receives pertinent information for the most effective use of the facility and staffing.
• Assists in the preparation of the Annual Operating Budget and recommends a capital budgets for 1-year and 5-year long-range repairs and improvements to the facility.
• Authorizes the requisition of equipment and supplies within budget guidelines.
• Provides yearly inventory of all equipment.
• Knows and ensures all laws, codes, ordinances, policies, procedures, Risk Management, safety precautions, rules/regulations and emergency procedures are followed.
• Develops program to train all employees on Fire/Life Safety, Emergency and OSHA Procedures.
• Investigates, analyzes and resolves operational problems and complaints.
• Conducts periodic staff meetings to discuss procedures, problems and policy changes.
• Works closely with the General Manager in the preparation and negotiation of Service Agreements. Reviews contracts for compliance with events and /or government specifications and suitability for occupancy.
• Negotiates with vendors, unions, contractors and/or service providers.
• Develops and implement preventive maintenance schedules, emergency procedures, safety and Risk Management policies in compliance with all company and governmental regulations.
• Acts as liaison to public utility, environmental, and energy agencies. Assist GM in implementation of any energy saving guidelines.
• Coordinates and oversees special projects, such as construction, remodeling or expansion. Plans and directs outside vendors/contractors work to assure compliance with contracts and safety requirements.
• Ensure facility’s fire and emergency safety systems are in operating order and compliant with all codes, ordinances and laws.
• Serves as MOD (Manager on Duty) as required

Supervisory Responsibilities:
• Manages subordinate supervisors in any of the following departments: Utility, Engineering, Janitorial, Landscape, and Changeover.
• Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.
• Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company's policies and applicable laws.
• Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding; disciplining employees in conjunction with Human Resources and in alignment with union contracts; addressing complaints and grievances and, resolving problems.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


• Demonstrate knowledge of practices and procedures related to event set-up and conversions; typical methods and techniques for cleaning and maintaining the facility equipment; and proper use and care of hand and power tools.
• Demonstrate ability to carry out tasks in a reliable, productive and expedient manner and be able to adhere to strict deadlines.
• Possess skills and experience in contract negotiations, business law, budget preparation, labor relations, union contracts, purchasing procedures and supervising/training personnel.
• Engage in much decision-making that is generally governed by procedure and guided by policy.
• Demonstrate ability to carry out tasks in a reliable, productive and expedient manner and be able to adhere to strict deadlines.
• Understand and work from general instructions, specifications, blueprints, sketches, event documents and preventive maintenance schedules.
• Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, patrons and others encountered in the course of employment.
• Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
• Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines. Work effectively under pressure and/or stringent schedule and produce accurate results.
• Operate a personal computer using CAD, Windows, Microsoft Office including, Word, Excel, and Outlook, and other standard office equipment.
• Work independently, exercising judgment and initiative.
• Work in a fast paced environment.
• Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
• Work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays, as needed.

Education and/or Experience:
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Facilities Management, Maintenance Engineering, or related field.
• Minimum of 5-7 years facility management experience in a union environment.
• 2-3 years of management experience required.
• Ability to speak and understand Spanish a plus.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook; Project Management software; List Processing.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
• Must possess a valid California Driver's License.
• Forklift certification preferred.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and outside weather conditions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.

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The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to very loud, depending on the event as well as the location.

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job when circumstances change.

 

 

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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Graphic Design Intern (Seasonal - Part-Time) - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe: September 2014- April 2015, Only Part-Time (up to 29 hours)

Wage: $9.00/hr

The Sacramento Kings are seeking a highly creative, motivated Graphic Designer intern to assist the Creative department with their day-to-day operations.

Key Responsibilities Areas (KRA’s):

• Must be proficient on the Mac – Illustrator, Photoshop and In-Design.

• Currently or recently enrolled in a design program at the college level.

• Must be a highly creative individual with an eye for design and a desire for a future in the creative industry

• Must be a good communicator and be able to interpret design briefs and work well in a team environment

• Must be a highly organized, committed, and motivated

• Responsible for design and layout for Kings collateral materials, presentations and general production work.

Qualifications:

• Must be an upcoming College Senior preparing to graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Visual Communication or related field in Fall 2014, Spring 2015 or Summer 2015.

• Computer skills - To perform this job successfully, an individual should have high-level knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator and InDesign; have a mid-level knowledge of PowerPoint

• Experience working in ad agency or in-house environments a huge plus

• Knowledge of the sports industry and a love for basketball is a plus

• Must be able to multi-task, be extremely organized and be detail oriented

• Must be creative, resourceful, and a problem solver

• Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Must be able to work well under pressure, and meet strict deadlines

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

1. Are you currently a student enrolled in college or a recent grad (within six months)?

2. Are you a local resident or commuting distance to Sleep Train Arena?

3. What is your schedule of availability?

4. Please send us a link to your porfolio.

5. On a scale of 1-10 please rate your proficiency for each of the following programs: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint. (10 being extremely proficient) and tell me your professional working experience with each program.

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Internships: Any Internship
Marketing Intern (Seasonal - Part-Time) - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe: September 2014 - May 2015

Hours: 29 hours per week (Part-Time Only), maybe some weekends or game nights, also with the possibly of being in the office 4-5 days a week

Wage: $9.00/hr

Summary:

Serve as a Marketing point of contact on projects with our internal department clients and managing projects from start to finish through the creative process

-Assist in copywriting for different mediums, including email, print, collateral, in-arena, broadcast, etc. as it relates to ticket sales, merchandise, events and more

-Assist in quoting projects with vendors (i.e.-print, signage, promotional items, etc.)

-Maintain and track Marketing promotional item inventory

-Assist with reporting and tracking media buys, advertising campaigns and promotions

-Assist with budget tracking and PO processing

-Research targeted events, festivals, etc. for the Kings to attend and build brand awareness and sales

-Collaborate with Marketing department on projects and promotions

-Assist with Kings events or promotions on game days or weekends as needed

Qualifications

-Previous experience in schoool athletic department or school organizations as Marketing/Advertising/Promotions chairs. Past job experiences in Marketing, Advertising preferred

-Promotions for sports team, agency, radio/TV or other applicable businesses and brands. 

-Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint a must.

-Must have strong writing and editing ability as well as excellent communication.

-Must be detail-oriented, organized and able to prioritize within a face-paced team environment.

-Ability to communicate and engage with internal clients, vendors or fans with a customer first attitude.

-Must be highly motivated, goal oriented and a self-starter.

-Ability to think creatively.

-Working knowledge of the Kings and NBA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

1. Are you currently a college junior, senior, or graduate student or a recent graduate (Within six months)?

2. Are you a local resident or within communting distance miles of Sleep Train Arena?

3. Please tell me why you are interested in this Marketing Internship?

4. Describe a time where you took the initiative to act rather than waiting to be told what to do.

5. Describe a project (in school or work) that you have manage from start to finish and performance objectives were achieved.

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Internships: Marketing
Membership Development & Sales Campaigns Game Day Intern (6 positions) - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe: 2014-2015 NBA Season; 12-16 hours a week (some nights and weekends will be necessary, based on 44 home game schedule) 

Wage: $9.00/hour

Summary: Assists in the coordination, organization, implementation and follow-up activities of the Membership Development & Sales Campaigns (MDSC) Team on Kings game days.

Key Responsibility Areas:
• Assists the coordinating team on game days with Fan Experiences, Lounge Events, general office duties, promotional pack redemption, and membership fulfillment as well as in seat deliveries.
• Performs necessary logistical duties needed to execute promotions and campaigns, e.g. assembling prize packs, gift redemption, collecting entry cards.
• Responsibilities may also include assisting with database marketing/management activities.
• Organize and manage large group activities.
• Performs all other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Experience catering to the customer and exceeding expectations.
• An in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Must be a friendly, professional, personable, and outgoing individual.
• Self-starter with a positive attitude; committed to teamwork.
Candidates must be available to work ALL Kings home games which includes nights and weekends to be considered.

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

1. Please tell me why you are interested in this Internship Position.

2. Describe a time where you took initiative to act rather than waiting to be told what to do.

3. What does the statement catering to customers mean to you?

4. Are you currently a student enrolled in college or a recent graduate (within six months)?

5. Are you a local resident?

6. What is your schedule of availability?

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Internships: Marketing
Membership Development & Sales Campaigns Game Day Staff (Part-Time Only) - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe: 2014-2015 NBA Season; 12-16 hours a week (some nights and weekends will be necessary, based on 44 home game schedule) 

Wage: $9.00/hour

Summary: Assists in the coordination, organization, implementation and follow-up activities of the Membership Development & Sales Campaigns (MDSC) Team on Kings game days.

Key Responsibility Areas:
• Assists the coordinating team on game days with Fan Experiences, Lounge Events, general office duties, promotional pack redemption, and membership fulfillment as well as in seat deliveries.
• Performs necessary logistical duties needed to execute promotions and campaigns, e.g. assembling prize packs, gift redemption, collecting entry cards.
• Responsibilities may also include assisting with database marketing/management activities.
• Organize and manage large group activities.
• Performs all other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Experience catering to the customer and exceeding expectations.
• An in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and multi-task.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Must be a friendly, professional, personable, and outgoing individual.
• Self-starter with a positive attitude; committed to teamwork.
Candidates must be available to work ALL Kings home games which includes nights and weekends to be considered.

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

1. Please tell me why you are interested in this Part-Time Position.

2. Describe a time where you took initiative to act rather than waiting to be told what to do.

3. What does the statement catering to customers mean to you?

4. Are you a local resident or 30 miles commuting distance to Sleep Train Arena?

5. What is your schedule of availability?

6. Where do you see yourself in your career in 5 years?

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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Motion Graphics Designer/Video Editor - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Company Summary: The Sacramento Kings are embarking on a new era for the franchise. Dynamic, aggressive new ownership has taken over and the sports world is buzzing with construction for a new downtown arena beginning this summer for a completion in the fall of 2016 and a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar experience center complete with virtual reality technology already open. In a major metropolitan city that ranks 3rd in the US for most days of sun, the franchise’s future is even brighter! The Kings are looking to set new industry-standards through technology, globalization and community impact to help elevate the status of the capital city of the world’s 7th largest economy.

Job Summary:  The Sacramento Kings are seeking a highly creative and experienced Motion Graphics Designer to edit motion graphics, promotional videos, commercials, documentaries and featured stories as well as videos for website, mobile app and You Tube channel.  Must have experience in a collaborative, project sharing environment and creating in After Effects.  Must be able to multi-task with proven ability to meet deadlines and remain calm in a fast paced production environment.  Must be a self-starter, great problem solver, organized, resourceful, attentive to detail, works well with others and constantly has an upbeat “can do” attitude.  Basketball knowledge is a plus.  

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Concept, Design, create and edit motion graphics

  • Concept and Create Commercials

  • Interview, edit documentary style, live action videos

  • Create Video Highlight reels

  • Compress and upload videos for web delivery

  • Maintain broadcast quality on all video products

  • Manage and Maintain Footage

  • Green Screen Keying

  • Interface with Clients, Director and Producer; work closely with team to ensure their needs are met and offer creative solutions for each project as requested. 

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years of professional experienced using Adobe CC – After Effects, Illustrator, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro or Motion

  • A minimum of 3 years of Video Editing experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Video/Film Production, Communications or related field as required or equivalent experience

  • Excellent grasp of visual design

  • Excellent visual storyteller

  • Experience in typography, color, composition, compositing, key framing and title design

  • Knowledge of HD formats and compressions

  • DSLR shooting and workflow experience

  • Color correction and sound design experience

  • 3D experience a plus

  • Knowledge of audio post production/sweetening, shooting (preferably experience with P2 cameras, Canon Mark II) basic lighting and audio field production

  • Applicants must provide a website link or video reel with examples of work

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

1. Please describe your professional experience with video editing.

2. Do you have any sports industry experience? If yes, please provide details of your sports experience.

3. Please provide a detailed summary on a last minute request submitted by a client or supervisor requesting graphics where you had to collaborate with other departments to ensure look and feel were on brand.

4. Please provide webpages or links to any of your previous work.

5. What is your salary requirements?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
New Arena Account Manager, Group Ticket Sales - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

 

Company Summary:  The Sacramento Kings are embarking on a new era for the franchise.  Dynamic, aggressive new ownership has taken over and the sports world is buzzing with construction for a new downtown arena beginning this summer for a completion in the fall of 2016 and a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar experience center complete with virtual reality technology already open. In a major metropolitan city that ranks 3rd in the US for most days of sun, the franchise’s future is even brighter!  The Kings are looking to set new industry-standards through technology, globalization and community impact to help elevate the status of the capital city of the world’s 7th largest economy.

 

Job Summary:  Are you currently in the top 10% and looking for the next challenge?  As a New Arena Account Manager, Group Ticket Sales you will have the unique chance to catapult your career in the sports industry with a once-in-a-career opportunity to sell into a new state of the art downtown arena.  This role offers accelerated on-boarding & training and an in-depth, pre-scored book of leads designed for sports industry & hospitality veterans with a track record of success and a solid foundation in sales training. Successful Account Managers will have multiple options for advancement.  The position focuses initially on selling group tickets and unique fan experiences into the Kings current arena offering priority for current groups into the new building, while cultivating your book of business in preparation for the launch of the new campaign for the new downtown Sacramento Entertainment and Sports Complex within a year.

 

 

This is an opportunity to join a team thriving as perennial league leaders in group sales results and best practices as well as the recent leaders in new full season tickets sold, increased attendance and much more with continued aggressive growth goals and new sales products.  The primary responsibility of the New Arena Account Manager, Group Ticket Sales is to sell new group tickets to new businesses and NBA Top 10 category prospects. Success in this position is enhanced through the latest in sales acceleration tools including analytics-based lead scoring, rapid dialing connectivity, industry-leading CRM, subscriptions to high-touch prospecting tools like LinkedIn Premium, professional sales training, hands on leadership and much more.  Account Managers will have access to invite prospects to VIP events & tours at the new multi-million dollar Experience Center at the site of the new arena construction. The ideal candidate will be confident, competitive, outgoing and detail-oriented with a track record of success, driven by self-generated sales leads, team-leading activity, and a desire for continual learning.

 

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding all individual performance and developmental goals within specified time frames

  • Builds relationships with prospective customers via outbound telephone efforts and enhances those relationships through face to face appointments

  • Candidates should proudly represent the Ticket Sales Alliance Team Values of Swagger, Transparency, Excitement, Innovation & Fulfillment

  • Actively participates in Team Member sales skills training, developmental opportunities, and Team Member sales activities

  • Works during all Sacramento Kings home games in a multitude of different capacities including, but not limited to: prospecting appointments, sales tables, off-site events and pregame and in-game events

  • Update and maintain customer information and payments using Archtics and Salesforce CRM

     

    Qualifications:

  • 4-year college degree in Business, Sports Management, or related field

  • Proven track record of top 10% results with two or more years of successful group sales experience in a sports or hospitality environment preferred

  • Understanding of Fan Experience asset management

  • Dependability is key: consistently punctual and prepared for a fast-paced environment, executes instructions, and embraces coaching

  • Self-starter with a positive attitude and strong work ethic; committed to teamwork

  • High level of confidence, enthusiasm, and personal accountability

  • Excellent writing, communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to present sales material to large groups and customers

  • Presents themselves in a professional manner, able to interact with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to multi-task and maintain strong prioritization and organizational skills

  • Strong computer skills, including all Microsoft Office software programs

  • Ability to work nights/weekends/flexible schedule required

 

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

1. Describe your previous group sales experience.

2. What unique group fan experiences would you like to implement in this position?

3. How do you find your best group sales prospects?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
New Arena Account Manager, Ticket Sales - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Company Summary: The Sacramento Kings are embarking on a new era for the franchise. Dynamic, aggressive new ownership has taken over and the sports world is buzzing with construction for a new downtown arena beginning this summer for a completion in the fall of 2016 and a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar experience center complete with virtual reality technology already open. In a major metropolitan city that ranks 3rd in the US for most days of sun, the franchise’s future is even brighter! The Kings are looking to set new industry-standards through technology, globalization and community impact to help elevate the status of the capital city of the world’s 7th largest economy.

Job Summary: Are you currently in the top 10% and looking for the next challenge? As a New Arena Account Manager you will have the unique chance to catapult your career in the sports industry with a once-in-a-career opportunity to sell into a new state of the art downtown arena. This role offers accelerated on-boarding & training and an in-depth, pre-scored book of leads designed for sports industry veterans and Fortune 500 sellers with a track record of success and a solid foundation in sales training. Successful Account Managers will have multiple options for advancement. The position focuses initially on selling season tickets and plans into the Kings current arena offering priority for the new building, while cultivating your book of business in preparation for the launch of the new campaign for the new downtown Sacramento Entertainment and Sports Complex within a year.

This is an opportunity to join a team thriving as the recent league leaders in new full season tickets sold, increased attendance and much more with continued aggressive growth goals and new sales products. The primary responsibility of the New Arena Account Manager, Ticket Sales is to sell new season ticket memberships, mini-plans and group tickets to new business and individual prospects. Success in this position is enhanced through the latest in sales acceleration tools including analytics-based lead scoring, rapid dialing connectivity, industry-leading CRM, subscriptions to high-touch prospecting tools like LinkedIn Premium, professional sales training, hands on leadership and much more. Account Managers will have access to invite prospects to VIP events & tours at the new multi-million dollar Experience Center at the site of the new arena construction. The ideal candidate will be confident, competitive, outgoing and detail-oriented with a track record of success, driven by self-generated sales leads, team-leading activity, and a desire for continual learning.

Key Responsibility Areas:
• Responsible for meeting or exceeding all individual performance and developmental goals within specified time frames
• Builds relationships with prospective customers via outbound telephone efforts and enhances those relationships through face to face appointments
• Candidates should proudly represent the Ticket Sales Alliance Team Values of Swagger, Transparency, Excitement, Innovation & Fulfillment
• Actively participates in Team Member sales skills training, developmental opportunities, and Team Member sales activities
• Works during all Sacramento Kings home games in a multitude of different capacities including, but not limited to: prospecting appointments, sales tables, off-site events and pregame and in-game events
• Update and maintain customer information and payments using Archtics and Salesforce CRM

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sports Management, or related field
• Proven track record of top 10% results with two or more years of successful sales experience in a sports or Fortune 500 environment
• Dependability is key: consistently punctual and prepared for a fast-paced environment, executes instructions, and embraces coaching
• Self-starter with a positive attitude and strong work ethic; committed to teamwork
• High level of confidence, enthusiasm, and personal accountability
• Excellent writing, communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to present sales material to large groups and customers
• Presents themselves in a professional manner, able to interact with all levels of the organization
• Ability to multi-task and maintain strong prioritization and organizational skills
• Strong computer skills, including all Microsoft Office software programs
• Ability to work nights/weekends/flexible schedule required

                                

 

 

 

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1. Describe your ability to overcome objections.

2. What has separated your success from your peers?

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Technical Services: Graphic Design/Creative Services
Senior Graphic Designer - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Company Summary: The Sacramento Kings are embarking on a new era for the franchise. Dynamic, aggressive new ownership has taken over and the sports world is buzzing with construction for a new downtown arena beginning this summer for a completion in the fall of 2016 and a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar experience center complete with virtual reality technology already open. In a major metropolitan city that ranks 3rd in the US for most days of sun, the franchise’s future is even brighter! The Kings are looking to set new industry-standards through technology, globalization and community impact to help elevate the status of the capital city of the world’s 7th largest economy.

Job Summary: Fast paced. Forward thinking. Exciting. Impactful. The look and feel of the new era of Kings Basketball will be created here in the Kings Creative Services Department. Do you have the vision and energy to be a part of the team? The Sacramento Kings are seeking a Senior Graphic Designer with energy, exceptional aesthetic sense and exceptional communications skills to join our in-house agency-style team. The Senior Graphic Designer will collaborate with the creative director, design team, marketing team, and internal clients to develop breakthrough creative solutions worthy of a new generation of NBA royalty.

Key Responsibilities Areas (KRA's):

HAVE A VISION. The Senior Designer is responsible for providing print/digital art creation to support various internal departments and campaigns throughout King-dom.

• Deliver creative solutions to communicate brand objectives

• Work closely with project managers to keep all projects on schedule

• BE A LEADER. A great team needs leaders. The Senior Designer will be expected to take the lead at keeping projects moving forward.

• PASS IT ON. As a Senior Designer, it is vital to take junior designers under your wing and help them develop their skills.

• CONSISTENCY IS KEY. Ensure the look and feel that define the excitement of Kings basketball comes through loud and clear in every piece of communication we create.

•THINK POSITIVE. WORK HARD. Be self-motivated and bring a positive attitude and have strong communications skills

•COMMUNICATE. Always make sure you and your teammates are on the same page.

Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communications from a four-year college or university

•5-7 years experience in an agency (or agency-like) setting

•An excellent portfolio.

•The ability to manage your own projects while working within a team environment

•Superior organization and interpersonal skills

•The ability to thrive within a fast-paced agency-style environment

•The ability to handle changing priorities and multiple projects simultaneously.

•An understanding of client specified marketing objectives.

•Proficient in the latest versions of Adobe Creative Suite.

•The salary range for this position is dependent on experience level and qualifications.

This is an on-site position. Applications without portfolios or work samples will not be considered.

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

1. Why are you interested in this position?

2. Please send us a link to your portfolio and work samples.

3. What are your salary requirements?

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Internships: Any Internship
Special Events Intern (Seasonal - Part-Time) - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe:
Must be available to work 2014 – 2015 Kings Season; Only Part-Time, 29 hours a week. Varied schedule based on events. We do not provide housing or relocation for this position.

Summary:
The Sacramento Kings are seeking a creative and qualified intern to support The Entertainment Department. The Special Events Intern will be responsible for assisting with the day to day operations of the department, as well as set-up and coordination of special events.

Key Responsibilities Areas:
• Assist with event pre – planning, event set-up, and coordination of event staff & volunteers for special events.
• Assist fans & guests at events by providing friendly, knowledgeable information & helpful assistance.
• Assist in the development of venue selection, production, set-up, promotional planning, logistics, staffing and breakdown for off-site events.
• Assist with department operations – daily planning, organizing and execution of daily event department operations.
• Brainstorm and create new ideas for the continued success of Sacramento Kings events.

Qualifications:
• Must be a current student enrolled in a four-year college program; academic focus on Interior Design, Sports Management, Hospitality, or Marketing a plus.
• Must have a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays as well as regular business hours.
• Dependable transportation that will allow for the intern to be punctual daily and allow for travel to and from venues in the Sacramento Area.
• A professional demeanor with the ability to interact with our fans, professional athletes & executive front office and conduct themselves accordingly.
• The ability to multi-task, establish priorities and work well in a face paced and team environment.
• The ability to complete physical tasks such as lifting up to 50 lbs., climbing stairs and being on your feet for long periods of time.
• The desire to learn not only about the sports industry but also possess an interest in learning and growing personally with this experience.
• Knowledge of event related production and implementation is preferred.
• The ability to think and work in a creative atmosphere and share ideas openly.
• This individual should provide helpful and courteous customer service to all vendors and guests and have the ability to problem solve on the fly.
• Must be detail-orientated, self-motivated, and enthusiastic, along with excellent oral and written skills.
• Must be proficient w/ the following computer programs: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe.

 

 

 

 

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

1. Are you able to work flexible hours (29 hours) a week in Sacramento for the 2014-2015 season?

2. Are you a local candidate (30 miles within Sacramento Area)?

3. Are you a current college student or a recent graduate (up to six months)?

4. What is your schedule of availability?

5. Decribe a time where you took the initiative to act rather than waiting to be told what to do.

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Premium/Suite Service
Suite Service Manager - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Company Summary: The Sacramento Kings are embarking on a new era for the franchise. Dynamic, aggressive new ownership has taken over and the sports world is buzzing with construction for a new downtown arena beginning this summer for a completion in the fall of 2016 and a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar experience center complete with virtual reality technology already open. In a major metropolitan city that ranks 3rd in the US for most days of sun, the franchise’s future is even brighter! The Kings are looking to set new industry-standards through technology, globalization and community impact to help elevate the status of the capital city of the world’s 7th largest economy.

Summary: The individual in this position will play a key role in establishing dynamic relationships with our suite clientele, support the sales staff in their marketing/activation needs and be instrumental in building a long-term renewal strategy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Establish dynamic relationships with annual lease clients, communicating on a consistent basis while providing unique experiences, and documenting all activities in CRM.
• Provide exemplary service to single event suite rental buyers, while creating unique experiences, maximizing available assets and proactively preparing for their event.
• Act as point of contact at games, concerts and events for suite clientele. Visit suite clients at the beginning of event to ensure the experience is being executed properly. Handle any issues that arise on the suite level and provide a recap following each event.
• Provide support and assistance to the sales staff with maintaining and growing our entire suite business.
• Assists in planning and executing suite holder events and trips.
• Assists in hiring, training, and leading the suite service staff.
• Act as liaison with 3rd party organizations to maximize efficiencies and elevate customer service.

Qualifications and Requirements:
• A Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a focus on business management, sports management, or a related field
• Minimum of 5 years experience in a sales/service role with a focus on building relationships and renewing existing clients, preferably within the sports and entertainment industry
• Strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
• Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Proven time management, organizational, and prioritizing skills.
• Ability to work long hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
 

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

1. Describe your experience in building and managing a team of service professionals?

2. Describe your experience in a sales/service role with a focus on building relationships and renewing existing clients?

3. Do you have experience using Archtics?

4. What are your salary expectations?

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