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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Account Executive, Lynx Sales and Service - Minnesota Lynx and Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Account Executive, Lynx Sales and Service

Department: Lynx Sales and Service

Reports to: Manager of Lynx Sales and Service

Position Type: Full Time/Non Exempt/Regular

Position 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 and servicing Full, Partial and Group Ticket Inventory for the 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 and group sales 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. Must meet minimum weekly activity expectations in place (250 phone calls, 50 emails, 10 appointments, etc.)
  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 Client Relationship Management (CRM) system.
  7. Participate in educational opportunities on Timberwolves and Lynx product offerings, pricing and sales strategies, as well as market trends and industry best practices.
  8. Assist with the preparation and execution of all Game Day experiences.
  9. Deliver on touchpoints to all Lynx members.
  10. Attend focused events targeting and connecting with our season ticket members.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other:

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

Experience: Minimum one (1) year of sales experience with the business side of collegiate, minor league or professional sports is preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.:

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. Office hours are typically Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-5:00PM. 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 weighing up to 30 pounds.

Travel

Position may require some travel to external 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. Do you have at minimum one full year of Sales experience?

3. Do you have experience working in sports?

4. Please list your salary range requirements.

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Technical Services: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Animation & Video Features Associate - Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Animation & Video Features Associate

Department: Live Programming & Entertainment

Reports to: Executive Producer – Live Programming & Entertainment

Position Type: Full Time/Temporary/Non-Exempt

Date Modified: 11/20/2016

Position Summary/Objective:  This position serves as a visual effects animator and feature associate for the video experience at Timberwolves and Lynx game nights and events. This position will assist in the integration of live-action footage, graphics, text, and sound to create dynamic graphic animations and entertainment features.

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

  1. Assist in creation of graphic animations and entertainment features for the Videoboard and Digital Signage systems for all Timberwolves and Lynx home games.
  2. Create dynamic motion graphics animations by assisting with the process from conception to effective motion graphic animations.
  3. Assist in the production and creation of graphic elements that effectively activate on our partnership initiatives, as well as utilize all aspects of Digital Signage to greatly enhance the theme of the event.
  4. Assist with occasional studio production shoots ensuring production standards are met involving all aspects of video production.
  5. Assist with the allocation and uploading of graphics and feature elements for Timberwolves & Lynx home games.

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 & Other:

  1. Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  2. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook) is strongly preferred.
  3. Advanced knowledge and experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, and Non-Linear Editing Systems.

Experience: Minimum one (1) year of design/animation/editing training or education preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.: Knowledge or experience with Cinema 4d (or comparable 3d animation platforms) is a plus.

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. Office hours are typically Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-5:00PM. In addition to working office hours, staff may be required to occasionally work Timberwolves and Lynx home games and events.  Work is both sedentary and 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 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 building both on event days and non-event days. Staff may occasionally move items weighing up to 30 pounds.

Travel

This position will 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 comfortable working for $9.50/hour?

3. Do you have experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, and Non-Linear Editing Systems?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Corporate Sponsor
Corporate Partnerships Assistant - Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Corporate Assistant

Department: Corporate Partnerships

Reports to: Director of Partnership Activation

Position Type: Part Time/Temporary/Non-Exempt

Date Modified: 3/1/2017

Position Summary/Objective: This individual is responsible for assisting the Partnership Sales and Activation teams with fulfillment of marketing and promotional in-game elements during all Lynx home games. 

Essential Functions:

  1. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:
  2. Assist the Corporate Partnership team with all assigned game night tasks. Tasks include but are not limited to: hospitality and events, setting up and breaking down sponsored areas, assisting with all in-arena sponsored activations, taking photos and video of activation, etc.
  3. Work with the Live Programming and Entertainment Department to execute sponsored in-arena promotions: on-court contests (time-outs and quarter-breaks), pre-game sponsor-related activity, concourse level events (sponsor booths, interactive areas) and other sponsor-related ceremonies and events. 
  4. Work with Live Programming and Entertainment to coordinate sponsor premium giveaways: set-up, storage and distribution of materials.

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 & Other:

  1. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  2. Ability to work nights, weekends and potentially holidays.
  3. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  4. Ability to learn basic tasks quickly.

Experience: Previous customer service experience is strongly preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or pursuit of degree is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates in a Sports Arena environment. Staff will work Lynx home games. Work is both sedentary and 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. Some work is performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available. This job mainly 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, 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 building. Staff may occasionally move items weighing up to 30 pounds.

Travel

This position will likely not require 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 comfortable working for $9.50/hour?

3. Are you able to commit to working all home games for the length of the Lynx season.

4. Are you comfortable working nights, weekends and potentially holidays?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Event Operations/Management
Entertainment Marketing Assistant - Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Entertainment Marketing Assistant

Department: Live Programming & Entertainment

Reports to: Production Coordinator

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Date Modified: 3/21/2017

Summary/Objective: Entertainment Marketing 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, Prowl skits, performance needs and other in-arena game-night activities.
  2. Assist in set-up and teardown of interactive entertainment in the arena.
  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 Live Programming & Entertainment 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.

Minimum Qualifications/ Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other:        

  1. Strong 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.

Experience: Previous customer service and/or game presentation experience is preferred.
Education: Pursuit of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.: Knowledge of live programming functions and responsibilities in college, minor league or professional sports.

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities

Work Environment

This job operates during Timberwolves and Lynx home games. 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 dust, etc. The noise level is loud during events. Work is generally performed in a sports arena, on the main court and bleachers/steps, as well as in an office environment.

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 may remain in stationary position for periods of time and is frequently 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 30 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 comfortable working for $9.50/hour?

3. Are you able to commit to working part-time hours for the entire length of the Lynx season (May-October)?

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

Job Title: Event Marketing Assistant

Department: Marketing

Reports to: Event Marketing Coordinator/Lynx Marketing Specialist

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary/Objective: This individual will support the Marketing department in all event and game night execution, while serving as a brand ambassador for the MN Timberwolves and MN Lynx organization at internal and external events, including home games.

Essential Functions

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

  1. Provide positive fan engagement at external events and game nights
  2. Assist with implementation of single game promotions and theme nights
  3. Assist with event implementation
  4. Set up and staff marketing areas and signage 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.

Minimum Qualifications/ Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other:        

Strong written and verbal communication skills required.

  1. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  2. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  3. Ability to learn basic tasks quickly.
  4. Legal ability to operate a vehicle (valid Driver's License is required).

Experience: Previous marketing or event planning experience is preferred.

Education: Pursuit of Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, or Events, or equivalent experience is preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.: Knowledge of event marketing functions and responsibilities in college, minor league or professional sports.

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities

Work Environment

This job operates during Timberwolves and Lynx home games. Work is both sedentary and active in nature. The position operates out of an administrative office and a sports arena. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by dust, etc. The noise level is loud during events. During events work is generally performed on the main court, around the concourse and bleachers/steps, as well as in an office environment.

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. The employee may remain in stationary position for periods of time and is frequently required to ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse quickly around the arena on event days and potentially non-event days. Staff will frequently move boxes and equipment each game night weighing up to 30 pounds.

Travel

Position will 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 $9.50/hour?

3. Are you able to commit to working part-time hours for the entire length of the Lynx season (May-October)?

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Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
Facilities Assistant - Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Facilities Assistant

Department: Facilities

Reports to: Facilities Project Manager

FLSA Status: Part Time/Non-Exempt/Temporary

Date Modified: 11/11/2016

Summary/Objective

This position assists the duties of the facilities department. The candidate will work very closely on the day-to-day operations, strategies and objectives of the department. The job includes some weekend work.

Essential Functions

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

  1. Provide tours to fans, prospects, members and other various groups of both the Target Center and Mayo Clinic Square.
  2. Set up and take down for events at Mayo Clinic Square. Be onsite for the event as needed
  3. Coordinate delivery of equipment or onsite contract workers at Mayo Clinic Square
  4. Track inventory of building supplies
  5. Assist with both preventative and routine maintenance of equipment at Mayo Clinic Square
  6. Coordinate staff, fan, and worker engagement regarding Target Center
  7. Assist in creating materials for presentations, including but not limited to Power Point  
  8. Attend and assist coordination of all Facility Department events
  9. Other duties as assigned

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. Demonstrated organizational skills.
  4. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  5. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  6. Ability to manage specific processes and tasks in the department under supervision.
  7. Detail oriented.
  8. Ability to multi-task and keep a number of projects moving at the same time.
  9. Ability to keep information confidential and use discretion.

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Experience

Experience working in a fast-pace environment where confidentiality is important is preferred. Experience in either sports, construction management or project management is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position does not have supervisory responsibility

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, 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 and office facility. Staff may occasionally move boxes of merchandise/ rewards for members weighing up to 30 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)?

2. Are you comfortable working for $9.50/hour?

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Internships: Any Internship
Lynx Marketing Associate - Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Lynx Marketing Associate
Department: Marketing
Reports to: Marketing Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary/Objective: This individual will support the Marketing department in day-to-day functions, event planning, and game night planning and execution. Responsibilities include administrative tasks, planning and scheduling of game night events staff, and representing MN Lynx as an event lead at external events, including all home games.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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

  1. Assist in execution of single game promotions and theme nights.
  2. Assist with external event planning and implementation.
  3. Assist with departmental administrative duties
  4. Lead set-up and staffing of marketing booths and displays on game nights and for all external events.
  5. Assist manager with scheduling Assistants for game nights and events.
  6. Research new concepts for promotions, advertising campaigns, and events
  7. Remain knowledgeable on industry trends and best practices
  8. Compile, enter, and organize data for contest participant registration
  9. Coordinate and maintain all internal merchandise inventory

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 & 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).

Experience: Previous marketing or event planning assistance is preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.: Understanding of marketing functions and event marketing responsibilities in college, minor league or professional sports preferred.

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates during Lynx home games. Work is both sedentary and active in nature. The position operates out of an administrative office and a sports arena. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by dust, etc. The noise level is loud during events. During events work is generally performed on the main court, around the concourse and bleachers/steps, as well as in an office environment.

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. The employee may remain in stationary position for periods of time and is frequently required to ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse quickly around the arena on event days and potentially non-event days. Staff will frequently move boxes and equipment each game night weighing up to 30 pounds.

Travel

 Position will require travel to between office location and arena location as well as additional external 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 $9.50/hour?

3. Please list specific marketing or event marketing experience.

4. Are you able to commit to the full Lynx season (April-October)?

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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Lynx Public Relations Assistant - Minnesota Lynx and Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Lynx Public Relations Assistant

Department: Public Relations

Reports to: Lynx Public Relations Manager

Position Type: Part Time/Non Exempt/Seasonal

Position Summary/Objective: This position assists members of the Public Relations department. The candidate will work very closely on the day-to-day operations, strategies and objectives of the department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: working Lynx home games and preparing materials for the media, setting up and taking down the Lynx media section and media room, transcribing post-game quotes and distributing them to media and other projects as needed. Attendance at all Lynx home games is required and the job includes some weekend work.

Essential Functions:

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

  1. Provide media and teams with statistical and press content.
  2. Participate in Lynx game-day in-arena media setup and take down
  3. Assist with game-night media hospitality.
  4. Assist with any post-game events that may occur during Lynx home games.

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 & 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.

Experience: Communications background, including Public Relations, Journalism, and/or sports information experience is preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Public Relations, or equivalent experience preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.:

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. Office hours are typically Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-5:00PM. 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 weighing up to 30 pounds.

Travel

Position may require travel between office location and arena location as well as additional external 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 $9.50/hour?

3. Are you able to commit to working part-time hours for the entire length of the Lynx season (May-October)?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Client Relations/Customer Service
Lynx Sales and Service Associate - Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Lynx Sales and Service Associate

Department: Membership Sales

Reports to: Manager of Lynx Sales and Service

Position Type: Full Time/Temporary/Non Exempt

Date Modified: 3/21/2017

Position Summary/Objective: This position includes working in the office during non-game days supporting various sales and service initiatives, participating in sales contests, and working Lynx home games throughout the season.

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

  1. Support sales and service staff with group ticket promotions.
  2. Staff the Ticket Information booths on Lynx game nights. 
  3. Assist with implementation of single-game group ticket promotions.
  4. Participate in periodic sales contests.
  5. Interact with fans and provide excellent customer service.
  6. Build ticket accounts and make follow-up phone calls.
  7. Research leads and promotions.
  8. Build databases.
  9. Assist sales staff with day-to-day office projects.

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 & 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. Knowledge of CRM and Archtics is preferred.
  4. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  5. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  6. Ability to manage specific processes and tasks in the department under supervision.

Experience: Previous sales and/or customer service experience is preferred.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.:

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates during Timberwolves and Lynx home games. Work is both sedentary and active in nature. The position operates out of an administrative office and a sports arena. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by dust, etc. The noise level is loud during events. During events work is generally performed on the main court, around the concourse and bleachers/steps, as well as in an office environment.

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. The employee may remain in stationary position for periods of time and is frequently required to ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse quickly around the arena on event days and potentially non-event days. Staff may frequently move boxes and merchandise weighing up to 30 pounds.

Travel

Position will require travel to between office location and arena location as well as additional external 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 $9.50/hour?

3. Are you able to commit to working full-time hours for the entire length of the Lynx season (May-October)?

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Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx Career Fair - Minnesota Timberwolves and Minnesota Lynx (Minneapolis, MN)

Package Details:

Join us! Thursday, March 30, 2017

http://www.nba.com/timberwolves/careerfair/ 

Fair: The Timberwolves & Lynx Career Fair includes vendors from professional sports teams, minor league sports teams, universities/colleges, and highly respected organizations/corporations from around the globe. The booths will be open from 1:00PM-4:00PM.

Ticket to the game: All of the packages include a ticket to the game that evening. The game will begin at 7PM against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Networking Event: The Networking Event is an excellent opportunity to mingle and converse with representatives within the Timberwolves/Lynx organization, including Senior Executives. The mixer is from 5:30PM-6:30PM. 

Additional Questions? Please contact Jennica Astleford at jennica.astleford@timberwolves.com or 612.673.8434 with any additional questions.

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