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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Account Representative, Group Events - Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)

Department: Group Events
Reports to: Senior Manager of Group Events

Position Type: Full-Time/Exempt

Summary/Objective

The primary focus of this position is to develop and nurture client relationships in the Minneapolis/St. Paul and surrounding areas with the focus on selling Group Ticket Inventory for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx.

Essential Functions

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

  1. Top priority is to sell group tickets as well as full and partial season memberships and premium seating.
  2. Generate new sales revenue in full and partial season memberships by researching individuals, companies and industries.
  3. Make cold calls, attend charity events and networking events, conduct professional meetings with potential clients.
  4. Expectations are 250 calls, 10 appointments set and 5 completed appointments every week.
  5. Provide excellent customer service by creating unique touch points, promptly responding to requests or communications, and establishing a dynamic relationship with all customers.
  6. Document all communication in CRM.
  7. Participate in educational opportunities on Timberwolves and Lynx product offerings, pricing and sales strategies, as well as market trends and industry best practices.

Other Duties

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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other:

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

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Experience

1-2 years of sales experience with the business side of collegiate, minor league or professional sports is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

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

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, as well as operate computers and other office equipment, such as a copy machine, printer and telephone. Staff will frequently ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena both on event days and non-event days. Staff may occasionally move boxes of merchandise/ rewards for members weighing up to 20 pounds.

Travel

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

EEO Statement

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

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

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Marketing
Event Marketing Assistant - Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)

Department: Marketing
Reports to:  Timberwolves Marketing Coordinator

Position Type: Part Time/Non Exempt/Seasonal

Summary/Objective

This individual will support the Marketing department in event and game night execution. Responsibilities include representing MN Timberwolves and MN Lynx at internal and external events, including all home games.

Essential Functions

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

  1. Assist with single game promotions.
  2. Assist with event implementation.
  3. Execute student discount program with local colleges.
  4. Set up and staff marketing booths and displays as needed on game nights.
  5. Set up and staff promotional booths at external events.

Other Duties

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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other:

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  2. Computer skills preferred: experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) is preferred.
  3. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  4. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  5. Ability to learn basic tasks quickly.
  6. Legal ability to operate a vehicle (valid Driver's License is required).

Education

Bachelor’s degree in progress is preferred.

Experience

Previous marketing or event planning experience is preferred.  Knowledge of sports industry is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

Staff are required to work Timberwolves home games, in addition to external events including but not limited to: charity and networking events. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within a sports arena, which includes bleachers/steps.

Physical Demands

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

Travel

Position may require travel to external company events.

EEO Statement

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

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

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?

2. Are you comfortable working for $8.00/hour?

3. Are you able to commit to the full length of the Timberwolves season?

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Internships: Marketing
Event Marketing Associate - Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)

The MN Timberwolves & Lynx are looking to hire individuals who have a passion for sports and an interest in representing our organizations during internal and external events. The ideal candidate will have an interest in marketing, experience engaging with clients/customers/fans, and availability to work office hours and Timberwolves home games for the 2014-2015 season.

Department: Marketing
Reports to: Event Marketing Coordinator

Position Type: Full Time/Non Exempt/Seasonal

Summary/Objective

This individual will support the Marketing department in day-to-day functions, event planning, and game night planning and execution. Responsibilities include representing MN Timberwolves and MN Lynx at internal and external events, including all home games.

Essential Functions

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

  1. Assist with single game promotions.
  2. Assist with event planning and implementation.
  3. Execute student discount program with local colleges.
  4. Set up and staff marketing booths and displays on game nights and external events.
  5. Assist manager with scheduling Assistants for game nights and events.
  6. Research new ideas to improve ticket sale promotions.
  7. Maintain company vehicles.

Other Duties

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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other:

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  2. Computer skills required: experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  3. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  4. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  5. Ability to manage specific processes and tasks in the department under supervision.
  6. Legal ability to operate a vehicle is necessary (valid Driver's License is required).

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Experience

Previous marketing or event planning assistance is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

Staff are required to work Timberwolves home games, in addition to external events including but not limited to: charity and networking events. Work is generally sedentary in nature. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within a sports arena, which includes bleachers/steps.

Physical Demands

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

Travel

Position may require travel to external company events.

EEO Statement

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

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

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?

2. Are you comfortable working flexible hours (nights, weekends and potentially holidays)?

3. This position pays $8.00/hour. Are you comfortable with that?

4. Are you willing and able to commit to the full Timberwovles season?

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Communications: Live Event Production: Announcers, DJs, MCs
Game Presentation Assistant - Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)

Great game night position with the Minnesota Timberwolves! We are seeking energetic, positive and enthusiastic professionals to join our Live Programming department during the 2014-2015 season.

Department: Live Programming & Entertainment
Reports to: Production Coordinator

Position Type: Part Time/Non Exempt/Seasonal

Summary/Objective

The Game Presentation Assistants are essential in the execution of our department needs before, during, and after all home games. 

Essential Functions

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

  1. Assist in the execution of on-court promotions, National Anthem Talent, Halftime acts, Crunch skits, Dancer needs and other in-arena game-night activities.
  2. Assist in set-up and teardown of skyway level entertainment.
  3. Assist with external or internal Live Programming & Entertainment Department events.
  4. Assist in coordinating game-day set-up; including banners, on-court props, halftime details, and giveaways, etc.
  5. Assist Game Presentation staff with any other needs.

Other Duties

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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other:

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  2. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  3. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  4. Ability to follow direction.

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Experience

Previous sports industry experience is preferred. Game presentation experience is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates during Timberwolves home games, in addition to external events including but not limited to: charity and networking events. Work is generally active in nature. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed in a sports arena, on the main court and bleachers/steps.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee frequently is required to ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse quickly around the arena on event days and potentially non-event days. Staff will move boxes and equipment each game night weighing up to 50 pounds.

Travel

Position may require some travel.

EEO Statement

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

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

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?

2. Are you able to commit to working all Timberwolves home games?

3. Are you comfortable working for $8.00/hour?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Inside Sales Associate - Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)

Department: Inside Sales
Reports to: Manager of Inside Sales

Position Type: Full-Time/Temporary/Non-Exempt

Summary/Objective

The primary focus of this position is to develop and nurture client relationships in the Minneapolis/St. Paul and surrounding areas with the focus on selling Full and Partial Season Ticket Inventory for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx.

Essential Functions

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

  1. Generate new sales revenue in full and partial season memberships by researching individuals, companies and industries.
  2. Make cold calls, attend charity events and networking events, conduct professional meetings with potential clients.
  3. Sell full and partial season memberships as well as premium seating and group tickets.
  4. The minimum expectation is 90 minutes of time via telephone every day (450/week) OR 100 phone calls (500/week).
  5. Provide excellent customer service by creating unique touch points, promptly responding to requests or communications, and establishing a dynamic relationship with all customers.
  6. Document all communication in CRM.
  7. Participate in educational opportunities on Timberwolves and Lynx product offerings, pricing and sales strategies, as well as market trends and industry best practices.

Other Duties

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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other:

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

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Experience

Sales experience with the business side of collegiate, minor league or professional sports is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

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

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, as well as operate computers and other office equipment, such as a copy machine, printer and telephone. Staff will frequently ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena both on event days and non-event days. Staff may occasionally move boxes of merchandise/ rewards for members weighing up to 20 pounds.

Travel

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

EEO Statement

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

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

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Fan Development
Mascot Assistant - Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)

Department: Live Programming & Entertainment
Reports to: Mascot Supervisor

Position Type: Part Time/Non Exempt/Seasonal

Summary/Objective

The individual in this position will support the mascot in all home games and external appearances.

Essential Functions

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

  1. Serve as mascot assistant for all home games and all off-site appearances
  2. Execute on pre-game and in-game mascot activities
  3. Set up and tear down of all mascot equipment
  4. Adhere to mascot program rules and policies
  5. Provide assistance with the growth of the mascot program
  6. Provide assistance to mascot supervisor in development of skits and related promotions

Other Duties

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

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other:

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  2. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  3. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  4. Ability to manage specific processes and tasks in the department under supervision.
  5. Ability to speak comfortably in front of large crowds.

Education

High school diploma/G.E.D. or equivalent experience preferred.

Experience

Experience in game presentation and/or live programming is preferred. This individual should have extensive customer service experience.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

The working environment is generally favorable, but may work in excessive heat or cold and under stressful condition. This job also operates in a sports arena, which includes bleachers/steps. The duties of this position are performed indoors and outdoors. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud to during events and minimal during non-events.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. Staff will frequently ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the arena to interact and entertain clients/fans. Staff will move boxes and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. This individual may also perform stunts, including jumping, running, climbing etc.

Travel

Position requires travel to external company events and promotions.

EEO Statement

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

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

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?

2. Are you comfortable working flexible hours (indluding day time, weekends, nights, etc.)?

3. Do you have experience speaking to large groups, or over a loudspeaker?

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