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Internships: Marketing
Creative Services Intern - Seasonal Position - New Orleans Pelicans (New Orleans, LA)

This position is responsible for the creation of high quality, graphic design layout for sales collateral and other authorized promotional and support materials.

Responsibilities:
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
• Building graphic elements and logos for promotional use.
• Designing promotional items such as t-shirts, posters, flyers, etc.
• Photo editing, re-touching and color correction
• Page layout and design of print collateral
• Maintaining department photo database
• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA): 
• Graduating design students
• One to two years related experience and/or training preferred
• Must be able to operate in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment and maintain confidentiality
• Must possess excellent organizational, written, verbal and listening skills
• Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Microsoft Office
• Proficiency on MAC
• Exceptional work ethic, strong desire to succeed, professionalism, self-motivated, organized, professional, mature and detail oriented
• Flexibility to work extended and/or irregular hours, including nights, weekends and holidays, as required, in non-traditional settings
• Must be able to sit for extended periods of time while working on a computer
• Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds comfortably

All qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or by email. Please do not contact the Pelicans to check the status of your application. When applying, please be sure your updated contact information is provided.

Candidates selected for interviews will be contacted in June.

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

1. Yes/No Do you have graphic design experience?

2. Yes/No Are you proficient on MAC and have working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Microsoft Office?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Director of Corporate Partnerships Sales - New Orleans Pelicans (New Orleans, LA)

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the local, regional and national sales for the organization with an emphasis on selling. The Director will be responsible for managing the sales staff and assist them is prospecting and closing deals.

The Corporate Partnerships team, including the Director, will prospect and consummate fully integrated partnership agreements with national and local companies consisting of radio, TV, in-arena signage, promotions, retail promotions, publications, internet, tickets, suites, hospitality, community relations, retail activation programs and any other assets sold by the department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Oversee all steps in the process of a partnership sale, including but not limited to:
o Targeting and qualifying leads
o Setting up and conducting needs analysis meetings
o Collaborating with the prospects and the various departments within the Pelicans organization to shape a prospective deal (including the financial analysis of the deal)
o Preparing the proposal (or reviewing and editing those by the sales staff) – both for terms and language
o Making presentations
o Negotiating for the partnerships
o Closing
o Creating, reviewing, editing and negotiating partnership contracts – following through to signature
o Working with the service team on implementation and activation of the agreements
o Managing the financial terms of the agreement
• Responsible for assigning accounts to sales staff, and reassigning them if progress is slow
• Manage inventory and pricing for those assets
• Review every proposal created by sales staff
• Work closely with other team members on the Corporate Partnership sales and service teams to achieve departmental goals and objectives
• Strive to ensure that all elements of our agreements are delivered in a first-class manner in accordance with the philosophy of the franchise and within the provisions of the contractual obligations of the organization
• Manage expense budgets related to the implementation and execution of each corporate partnership agreement

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the experience and skill set in the above mentioned duties, as well as the requirements listed below:
• Must have long-term (10 years) experience in the field of sports partnership sales
• Must have a proven track record of closing high six figures and above long term partnerships
• Must have a proven track record of selling television and radio inventory
• Must be very knowledgeable in the practices and principles related to the sale, negotiation, implementation and execution of contractual corporate partnership process
• Must be able to manage multiple and diverse staff members
• Must be able to serve as a mentor to both the sales staffs and other less experienced members of the department
• Must have the strength and confidence to assign accounts and re-distribute them depending on success
• Must be able to create, design and help implement sponsorship programs
• Must have the ability to respond quickly and effectively to corporate partner inquires or complaints and deliver an effective resolution that will not comprise the team’s integrity or financial position
• Must have the ability to develop strong working relationships with corporate partners, co-workers and other organizations
• Must be an aggressive, self motivated team player who has the ability to focus on both team and individual revenue goals and department objectives
• Must have excellent oral and written skills,
• Must be creative, well organized, possess a strong work ethic, desire and willingness to continue to improve personally and professionally,
• Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel and Power Point,
• Must have the ability to work nights/weekends/holidays as needed

 

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Internships: Any Internship
Group Service Associate - Seasonal Position - New Orleans Pelicans (New Orleans, LA)

Day to Day Service Responsibilities
• Assist Group Account Executives with touch point process
• Answer incoming service requests
• Attend select client meetings to convey service related items
• Assist with prospecting for Group Account Executive sales efforts
• Provide input on service components and execute of new program development
• Create service recaps of each event
• Assist customers via inbound and outbound phone calls
• Assist with day-to-day activities in the Ticket Sales department which may include but is not limited to assembly of mass-mailings and data entry
• Assist with development and organizing group programs

Game Day Responsibilities
• Execute set-up and take down of sales table and distribution of promotional items
• Execution of group Fan Experience Packages and additional assets
• Assist with set up of all Ticket Sales events
• Other duties as determined by the Group Sales and Service Leadership

Qualifications:
• College seniors, graduate-level or recently graduated students
• Must be able to operate in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment and maintain confidentiality
• Must possess excellent organizational, written, verbal and listening skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
• Familiarity with Microsoft CRM and Ticketmaster Archtics software a plus
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent copy writing skills a must
• Exceptional work ethic, strong desire to succeed, professionalism, self-motivated, organized, professional, mature and detail oriented
• Flexibility to work extended and/or irregular hours, including nights, weekends and holidays, as required, in non-traditional settings
• Must be able to sit for extended periods of time while working on a computer
• Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds comfortably
 

Applications must be submitted through Teamwork. Please do not mail resumes to the Pelicans. All qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or by email. Please do not contact the Pelicans to check the status of your application. When applying, please be sure your updated contact information is provided.

 

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

1. Yes/No Are you available to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Servicing - US
Partnerships Activation Specialist - New Orleans Pelicans (New Orleans, LA)

Overall Purpose:
This position is responsible for the activation of corporate partnership obligations through the fulfillment and management of Pelicans’ corporate partners. In conjunction with the Director, oversees and participates in the renewal of corporate accounts through the strategic creation of multi-faceted partnerships.


Responsibilities:
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
• Work as a team with other members of the Partnership Activation Staff to fulfill corporate partnerships, working to meet obligations and develop relationships
• Strategically and creatively establish activation platforms for potential and existing corporate partners that drive the business of both the team and client.
• Create added value and up-sale opportunities for existing client base.
• Participate in the negotiation of select partnership renewal accounts.
• Ensure 100% delivery of contractual obligations.                                                                                   
• Work closely with numerous departments to facilitate planning process, ensure timely communication of partnership initiatives and enhance partner marketing opportunities.
• Participate in creation and design of all corporate partner sales & activation collateral pieces, and point of sale materials for retail programs.
• Responsible for assigned game day duties relating to partnership activation and hospitality
• Secure all necessary team and league approvals of related partner promotional materials

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in sport management, business, communications, marketing or related field.
• Minimum of four years of experience in a related Marketing position.
• Proven experience with corporate partnership sales and service.
• Strong leadership skills required.
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Strong analytical skills required.
• Strong creativity skills required.
• Ability to handle multiple projects, tasks and priorities.
• Strong interpersonal and customer relationship skills.
• Exceptional knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
• Ability to collaborate with other departments/organizations
• Ability to work irregular hours

Working Conditions:
• Typical office environment
• Some weekends, nights, and holidays
• Must be able to sit and work at a computer 80% of the day
• Occasionally move general office equipment or supplies up to 15 pounds

Applications must be submitted through TeamWork Online. Please do not email or mail resumes to the Pelicans directly. All qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or by email. Please do not contact the Pelicans to check the status of your application. When applying, please be sure your updated contact information is provided.

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Ticket Sales Account Executive - New Orleans Pelicans (Metairie, LA)

If you are an experienced, driven sales performer and have a passion for sports this may be the career for you. The New Orleans Pelicans are seeking passionate, committed, and enthusiastic sales people to join our high energy staff and become a leader in the sports and entertainment industry. This position is for a full time Account Executive who has demonstrated the skills and knowledge needed to exceed weekly and monthly sales goals.  The ideal candidate must be a competitive, experienced sales professional who leads by example, possesses the ability to develop strong relationships, maintains a professional attitude and maximizes opportunities.  We are looking for people that want to have a career in sports sales and want to take their career to the next level with a winning organization.  We are looking for people to join our team and take the role of the lead new business generator in the sales department in the areas of full season tickets and partial plans including: floor seating, club seating, and luxury suites. 


IDEAL CANDIDATE:
• Aggressive, competitive and self-confident
• Passionate about sales and sports
• Highly-motivated with a desire to be successful
• Comfortable on the phone
• Strong communication and computer skills
• Desire and willingness to learn
• Open to feedback and constructive criticism
• Detail-oriented and organized - able to multi-task
• Prior sales experience with a desire to take it to the next level


COMPENSATION:
• Full-Time position - Competitive salary plus commission
• Benefits


Applications must be submitted through TeamWork Online. Please do not mail resumes to the Pelicans. All qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or by email. Please do not contact the Pelicans to check the status of your application. When applying, please be sure your updated contact information is provided.

 

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

1. Do you have prior ticket sales experience? Y/N

2. Are you passionate about sales? Y/N

3. Do you have experience with Arctics and CRM? Y/N

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