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  • The Chicago Wolves are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit talent without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status.

CLIENT SERVICES, PARTNERSHIPS – CHICAGO WOLVES, GLENVIEW, IL

This position will be responsible for managing aspects of the Chicago Wolves’ sponsor/partner relationships to include contract management, contract execution, gameday execution and renewal process while assuring positive results to meet or exceed partners’ business goals. Client Services will serve as conduit between the Chicago Wolves organization and their marketing partners.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Guide partnership marketing/fulfillment efforts for Chicago Wolves partners to assure that the partners’ business needs are met.
  • Communicate regularly with current partners through phone calls, email, personal appointments and hospitality at Wolves events and games.
  • Manage aspects of the partner’s contract and the contract process.
  • Manage aspects of the A/R process including invoice distribution, tracking, follow-up and internal communication.
  • Manage and direct implementation of partnership initiatives.
  • Co-manage partnership inventory for the Chicago Wolves.
  • Develop an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the partner’s business strengths, weaknesses and opportunities
  • Cross-department coordination of activities with Graphics (Creative), Operations, Public Relations, Television Production and Ticketing departments in order to proactively deliver value to partners and execution of contractual benefits.
  • Identify value-added opportunities for partnership portfolio.
  • Provide the SVP Partnerships/Business Development with a weekly status report on partnership marketing efforts and recommendations.
  • Manage partnership proof of performance/recap process including creation of sponsorship recaps, compilation of all relevant information in the recap process.
  • Business Dev. opportunities may exist in this role, secondary to Client Service
  • Attendance at all Wolves home games and other events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extremely strong organizational, time-management skills and high attention to detail.
  • Team-oriented attitude and willingness to handle multiple projects at one time.
  • Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills.
  • A strong focus on relationship management and customer retention.
  • Ability to function in fast-paced environment, handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Available to work flexible hours including holidays, evenings and weekends.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Business, Marketing, Sales, Communications preferred).
  • History of academic excellence measured by GPA and/or standardized test scores.
  • Relevant sales or service experience required (sponsorship or media experience preferred).
  • High energy; ability to remain focused on task-oriented goals and work independently.

COMPENSATION:

  • Salary plus commission
  • Benefits included

CONTACT:

Jon Sata
SVP Partnerships & Business Development
jsata@chicagowolves.com
1-847-832-1940


Game Operations – Game-Day Entertainment Crew – Spirit Team

The Chicago Wolves are seeking enthusiastic and responsible individuals to serve as members of our Spirit Team for the 2017-18 season. The position provides a great opportunity to interact with fans and to learn about the operations of a professional sports team by working home games and events. It is also a great opportunity to get started in the sports industry and build your resume.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Set up, operate, and manage the team’s fan-interactive Kids Zone
  • Promote Skates Mates Kids Club registrations and help increase memberships
  • Facilitate team’s various charitable initiatives, including 50/50 raffle sales, Chuck-A-Puck sales, and charity drive collections
  • Assist with team’s midseason and year-end merchandise sales
  • Assist with other non-game events (optional)

Benefits:

  • Part-time, paid position with flexible scheduling
  • Complimentary tickets
  • Pregame staff meal
  • Discount on team merchandise

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Work well with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working with children
  • Comfortable engaging with fans to promote Skates Mates sign-ups and increase participation at Kids Zone
  • Helpful, great attitude; excited to be a part of Wolves staff while at games and friendly
  • Available to work most weekend home games (Friday/Saturday evenings, Sunday afternoons) and some weeknights from October to April (and playoffs, as needed)

Applicants MUST APPLY by July 29, 2017. Resumes accepted by mail, fax, or email.

Please send cover letter and resume to the following:

Email: hsimms@chicagowolves.com
Fax: (847) 724-1652

Or mail to:

Chicago Wolves Promotional Team
Attn: Holly Simms
2301 Ravine Way
Glenview, IL 60025

No calls please. The Chicago Wolves are an equal opportunity employer.


Wolf Pack Promotional Team

The Chicago Wolves are seeking enthusiastic, outgoing, and responsible women to serve as members of our Wolf Pack promotional team for the 2017-18 season. The position provides a great opportunity to interact with fans and to learn about the operations of a professional sports team, by assisting with in-game promotions and contests during all home games.

Qualification:

  • Advanced ice-skating ability is required
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Work well with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Helpful, enthusiastic, and friendly
  • Available to work most weekend home games (Friday/Saturday evenings/Sunday afternoons) and some weeknights from October to April (and playoffs, as needed)
  • After we have received your resume, follow-up interviews will be scheduled for Saturday, August 19, at the Triphahn Center in Hoffman Estates. You must be available for this date.

Benefits:

  • Part-time, paid position with flexible scheduling
  • Complimentary tickets and parking
  • Pregame staff meal
  • Discount on team merchandise

Applicants MUST APPLY by July 24, 2017. Resumes accepted by mail, fax, or email. Please detail your skating experience in either your cover letter or resume. Send a cover letter and resume to the following:

Email: cbmahoney@chicagowolves.com
Fax: (847) 724-1652

or

Chicago Wolves Wolf Pack
Attn: Courtney Mahoney
2301 Ravine Way
Glenview, IL 60025

No phone calls, please. The Chicago Wolves are an equal opportunity employer.


CHICAGO WOLVES TICKET SALES – FUTURE OPENINGS

JOB SUMMARY:

We are always looking to meet new faces who are hungry to sell! Submit your resume for review if you are a business-minded, curious and self-motivated professional ready to develop sales acumen while generating revenue. We are seeking candidates who are interested in achieving sales success through season tickets and group outings, not for candidates “looking to get into sports.”

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Make minimum of 70 outbound sales calls each day
  • Actively prospect new business through area businesses, organizations and leads provided through in-house data capture efforts
  • Upsell inbound calls
  • Achieve weekly, monthly, and seasonal sales goals
  • Track all contacts with customers via Archtics ticketing software
  • During the season, staff all home games, with duties assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent oral communication, customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to function in fast-paced environment, handle multiple projects, meet deadlines and be a team player
  • High energy
  • Ability to remain focused on sales goals and strive for achievement
  • Ability to move around the arena to visit clients during home games and to escort and show potential customers various seating options and other on-site facilities
  • Available to work flexible hours including holidays, evenings and weekends

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Prior experience in sales, telemarketing, appointment scheduling or cold-calling is preferred
  • High energy; ability to remain focused on sales goals strive for achievement

Please send your resume and cover letter to: wolvestix@chicagowolves.com


 

 

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