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Player/Basketball Operations: Statistics
Basketball Operations Analyst - Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)

The Houston Rockets front office is looking to add a talented new member to the team. This person will work intimately with the entire front office, including GM Daryl Morey, to organize basketball data, build software tools, and analyze basketball games. People who hate coding need not apply, though the job could easily be a fit for talented data scientists, software engineers, forecasters, web developers, statisticians, DBAs, machine learning experts, etc. Experience in basketball is not required; learning easily is. Much of the work is in SQL, so interested applicants should have either tangible SQL experience or a deep understanding of programming combined with an appetite to learn SQL quickly. Nimbleness of mind is key, as is the candidate's ability to fit into an energetic, passionate work environment in Houston. The position reports to the Daryl Morey, (GM).

QUALIFICATIONS:

•    Bachelor's degree or higher in related field

•    Experience with varied programming languages, particularly SQL

•    Experience with statistics and commonly used statistics packages, machine learning, econometrics, data visualization, and basketball analytics is desirable

•    Background in mathematical or computational field is desirable but not required

•    Experience with large data sets, "big data", is an advantage

•    Interest in and familiarity with basketball and terminology

Highly motivated and dependable Individuals that exhibit our ONE TEAM PHILOSOPHY of PASSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, CUSTOMER FOCUS, TEAMWORK are welcome to apply! 

Equal Opportunity Employer NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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2. Yes/No Do you have experience with statistics and commonly used statistics packages, machine learning, econometrics, or similar?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Corporate Sponsorship Sales
Director of Corporate Sales - Houston Rockets/Toyota Center (Houston, TX)

General Description:

Serves as interface with outside organizations, representing the Rockets in efforts to generate new partnerships.  Focus on generating significant new business sponsorship sales.

 Essential Responsibilities:

  • Individual will cultivate new corporate partner relationships to ensure sponsor revenue growth; manage and maintain existing accounts on an annual basis.

  • Establish strong relationships throughout partner companies

  • Provide accurate, reliable information for sales forecasts

  • Develop written proposals for current or new business prospects; design proposals using a consultative sales style incorporating research of category dynamics and understanding the potential partner’s marketing goals.

  • Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 5-7 years experience in media and/or sponsorship sales.
  • Outgoing, energetic personality, a clear self-starter.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple customers with high degree of detail against short deadlines.
  • Ability to work successfully with all team departments.
  • Knowledge of sports marketing and sponsorship inventory.
  • Experience with TV, radio, and print media sales.

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
  • The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format. 
  • The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
  • The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships. 

Highly motivated and dependable Individuals that exhibit our ONE TEAM PHILOSOPHY of PASSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, CUSTOMER FOCUS, TEAMWORK are welcome to apply! 

 Equal Opportunity Employer

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Hospitality Management
Guest Services Manager - Toyota Center/Houston Rockets (Houston, TX)

General Description:
This position will oversee all guest services matters for tenant (Rockets) and non-tenants (concerts, family shows).

 RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities for assigned staff in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include: training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing issues and solving problems and regularly communicating with staff 
  • Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork. 
  • Will oversee a staff of full-time coordinators and numerous part-time positions that will hire, train and staff all event-staff personnel.
  • Will work with Event Services Manager to determine staffing levels, execute staffing calls and develop continuing education and training plans as it impacts customer service levels and delivery to our customers.
  • Also provide oversight of the Tour Program and Complaint Resolution.
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the Guest Services department and develop employee collaterals such as handbooks, training manuals, uniform requirements, etc.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS/BA in a related field.
  • Must have the ability and willingness to work long days, evenings and weekends.
  • Five years experience in the entertainment (arena, stadium or theater) industry or related field.
  • Extensive customer service background including training and staffing.
  • Experience in large-scale start ups in a similar or related capacity
  • Demonstrated managerial or supervisory experience in this field.

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
  • The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format. 
  • The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
  • The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships. 

Highly motivated and dependable Individuals that exhibit our ONE TEAM PHILOSOPHY of PASSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, CUSTOMER FOCUS, TEAMWORK are welcome to apply!

 Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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