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Account Executive

Department: Ticket Sales

The Chicago White Sox are a young and exciting MLB baseball team that plays at Guaranteed Rate Field. In this fast-paced, competitive and fun office culture, we are looking for future sales and marketing leaders who want to be a part of something special. An Account Executive at the White Sox will sell new season, partial and group tickets, party areas and premium seating. We expect our Account Executives to assist in generating new ideas to increase ticket sales while aggressively pursuing prospects in the Chicago market. The Account Executive will sell and service new and existing accounts, generate new ideas to increase ticket sales, and execute basic office tasks as needed.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for maximizing revenue through sales of White sox ticket packages including season tickets, partial plans, group tickets, party areas and premium seating
  • Make 60 + outbound calls daily from provided lists and self-prospecting
  • Prospect potential clients through daily phone calls and email leads
  • Actively prospect and research new sales leads
  • Proactively work to create new revenue opportunities with existing customers through ticket plans, and referrals
  • Build relationships to grow account base through repeat business and referrals
  • Meet or exceed weekly and monthly ticket sales goals
  • Handle incoming calls from sales prospects and existing clients
  • Utilize Ticketmaster's Archtics ticketing software and Microsoft CRM to manage customer accounts
  • Adapt and utilize new technology tools (FEVO, One Mob, ZoomInfo, etc.)
  • Conduct in-Stadium appointments/tours to assist in closing new business
  • Work games and other outside events to support ticket sales initiatives
  • Provide excellent service through phone calls, emails, written communication and in-person visits in the office and special events


Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited college/university in a related field required
  • 2-3 years of prior ticket sales experience in sports/entertainment is preferred
  • Familiarity with Archtics and Microsoft CRM Platform
  • Aggressive, competitive and committed to growing the sports industry
  • Highly motivated with a desire to make this a lifestyle and be successful
  • Strong communication and computer skills
  • Superior time management skills and presentation skills
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as needed, in addition to traditional business hours
  • Passion for a growth oriented career in sales
  • Someone who leads by example in the office
  • Detail-oriented and organized; ability to handle several projects at once
  • Any experience working for a team, athletic department or event is beneficial


Candidates interested in applying for this position should e-mail a resume to: SalesJobs@chisox.com

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Deadline for applications is: November 23, 2018

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Mascot Assistant

Reports To: Mascot Program Coordinator


Overview:
The Chicago White Sox are seeking a highly-motivated, high-energy individual with previous mascot experience to assist and support Southpaw and all aspects of the mascot program. The Mascot Assistant will need to have a flexible schedule and be available to work days, nights, weekends, and some holidays. The Mascot Assistant will need to be comfortable dancing and performing in front of crowds and using their outgoing personality to be the voice of Southpaw throughout the Chicagoland area. The candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills and a proven ability to juggle multiple tasks and deadlines.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the coordination and execution of Southpaw's event activations. This includes, but is not limited to: Chicago White Sox home games, White Sox-related events, and Corporate Partner activations.
  • Responsible for coordinating Southpaw's school shows.
  • Emcee Southpaw's school shows.
  • Set up and break down mascot equipment for games and events.
  • Work alongside the Mascot Coordinator to oversee a successful partnership between the White Sox and independent event organizations.
  • Act as the on-site liaison at Southpaw's activations.
  • Speak to guests and fans for Southpaw during in-game visits and appearances.
  • Be in suit for appearances as seen fit by the Mascot Coordinator.


Qualifications/Characteristics:

  • College degree in Marketing, Performing Arts, or other related field.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
  • 1 year game presentation or performance experience in dance; performance or acting training is highly preferred.
  • Due to costume restrictions, ideal height range is 5'8" to 6'0".
  • Strong organizational skills; must be able to multi-task.
  • Previous mascot experience in college or another professional capacity.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skill with the ability to work with multiple departments and initiatives
  • Must be comfortable speaking in public as an emcee with ability to be spontaneous when interacting with a crowd.
  • Event management experience is preferred
  • Must be available to work nights and/or weekends as dictated by the game/event schedule


Candidates interested in applying for this position should e-mail a resume to: entertainmentjobs@chisox.com

INCLUDE A LINK TO RELEVANT "IN-SUITE" PERFORMANCES WITH YOUR RESUME

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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Graphic Design Internship

Reports to: Manager of Publications and Design
 

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Design digital, multimedia and interactive creative
  • Design publications, marketing, sales, sponsorship and community relations materials
  • Develop and design creative for digital display ads, social graphics, micro-sites, e-newsletters and e-mails
  • Assist with consistent presentation of the White Sox visual brand
  • Create high quality designs under tight deadlines while managing multiple
  • job requests and revisions
  • General administrative tasks


Skill Requirements:

  • BA or BFA in Graphic Design or Multimedia Design
  • 1-2 Years of Professional Design Experience
  • Solid print and typographic skills
  • Strong verbal, written and visual communications skills
  • Ability to design and multi-task within a team environment
  • Design expertise to take a project from concept to completion
  • Up-to-date understanding of social media platforms
  • Interest in and understanding of Chicago White Sox baseball and its history


Technical Requirements:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects)
  • Video Editing Technologies (Final Cut/Premiere) are a plus
  • HTML, HTML5, XHTML and CSS are a plus
  • Microsoft Office


The Graphic Design intern is an entry-level position that is paid hourly; the ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of full-time design experience.

Internship runs from January through October. Portfolio review required during interview process.

Candidates interested in applying for this position should e-mail their resume to: Jobs@chisox.com

INCLUDE A LINK TO WEBSITE OR RELEVANT WORK WITH YOUR RESUME

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Deadline for application is: November 16, 2018

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Kids Club Ambassador

Reports to: Marketing Coordinator


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the day-to-day execution of the Kids Club registration and prize redemption kiosk including obtaining data from parents/guardians, printing membership badges, and providing prizes to current and new members.
  • Work directly with fans to assist with requests and answer questions
  • Other duties as assigned 


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and customer service skills
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of baseball and the Chicago White Sox is preferred
  • Must work at least 30 home games through the 81-game season
  • Available to work a flexible schedule with some weekdays, weekends, and nights required (please visit whitesox.com/schedule to view the tentative 2019 home game schedule)


Candidates interested in applying for this position should e-mail a resume to entertainmentjobs@chisox.com

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Deadline for applications is: Friday, December 7, 2018


Mazda Pride Crew

Reports to: Sr. Manager of Game Presentation


Description and Qualifications:

  • Represent the Chicago White Sox organization, partners, and sponsors with professionalism, pride, and enthusiasm at all times
  • Display outstanding teamwork and communication skills, and an energetic personality
  • Able to interact and communicate with staff, clients, and guests (Including children and adults) in a professional and respectful manner
  • Able to entertain in a fast-paced, family-oriented environment
  • Enjoy performing in front of up to 40,000 people, small groups, and individuals, knowing that image and likeness may be used in advertising materials, on the videoboard, on whitesox.com, on social media, etc.
  • Comfortable with public interactions and sharing knowledge of the Chicago White Sox
  • Execute pre-game and in-game entertainment features which will include, but are not limited to, running around the warning track and ballpark between innings; throwing t-shirts from various levels of the ballpark; assisting with fan interactive features; and pre-, in- and post-game promotions
  • Participate in a pre-season team photo and video shoot
  • Act as a team player with a positive attitude


Responsibilities include:

  • Be prompt and available to work at least 30 home games, including weekends and holidays
  • Arrive ready to work no later than two (2) hours prior to game time
  • Roll promotional t-shirts
  • Select contestants for pre-game and in-game fan interactive features
  • Distribute sponsor items and prizes
  • Setup and execute interactive elements, including theme night party shops, tents, and tabling locations
  • Dress up for theme and heritage nights.
  • Participate in team meet and greets on the concourse
  • Assist with pre-game ceremonies as assigned by the Game Presentation Department
  • All other tasks assigned by the Game Presentation Department


All Mazda Pride Crew members will be required to wear the team issued uniform at each game worked.

To be considered for the 2019 season, applications must be received by January 1, 2019.

Applications for the 2019 CJ Wilson Mazda Pride Crew are available here:


Mazda Pride Crew - Street Team

Reports to: Marketing Coordinator


Responsibilities include:

  • Represent the White Sox and execute successful marketing activations at events throughout the Chicagoland area (i.e. street fairs, parades, and festivals)
  • Interact with the community as an ambassador to promote the team with professionalism, pride, and enthusiasm at all times
  • Set-up and tear-down activation spaces
  • Entertain in a fast-paced environment
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Display outstanding teamwork, communication skills, and an energetic personality
  • Must be able to communicate, listen, and engage with fans, occasionally large groups of people
  • Comfortable with public interactions and sharing knowledge of the Chicago White Sox
  • Previous event and/or brand ambassador experience preferred
  • Must be 18+
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Must be willing to commit to at least 20 event days from January-September
  • Available to work a flexible schedule with some weekdays, weekends, and nights required


Candidates interested in applying for this position should e-mail a resume to: entertainmentjobs@chisox.com

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Deadline for applications is: Friday, December 7, 2018


DelawareNorth Sportservice

DelawareNorth Sportservice, located at Guaranteed Rate Field, has some fun, part-time, seasonal jobs available. All jobs require evening and weekend availability. We are particularly looking for SEAT VENDORS, who walk the stadium selling beverages and snacks. Vending is one of baseball's greatest traditions and is a great way to experience the excitement of every game.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities needed to be a Seat Vendor are:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age to sell food products
  • Availability to work 25 games throughout the baseball season, including nights and weekend and holidays
  • Self-motivated with a high level of self-confidence to aggressively sell assigned items
  • Ability to raise and project voice to market and sell product for entire length of shift
  • Superb customer service skills with a friendly, pleasant demeanor, as well as strong communication skills to communicate with guests
  • Basic math skills, so you can accurately account for cash and inventory
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, dependable and punctual
  • Frequent walking throughout venue for entire length of shift
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs frequently for entire length of shift
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs to 50 lbs

To apply for a job as a Seat Vendor or any other job, go to our website at www.delawarenorth.com and search for jobs in Chicago.


At Your Service, LLC

Are you friendly and dependable? Do you enjoy entertainment? At Your Service is now hiring. Many positions offer year-round employment at the United Center and Guaranteed Rate Field. All positions require evening, weekend and holiday availability.

Motivated guest service personnel needed in the following positions:

  • Guest Service Representative - Greeter, Ticket-scanner, Usher
  • Team Leaders - Experience supervising 10+ subordinates required
  • Event Security Representative - Active or retired law enforcement certification required
  • Security Crowd Managers - Criminal justice studies preferred
  • Guest Relations Representatives - Dedicated guest service booth representatives, complaint resolution
  • Suite Representatives - Premium seating access control