Marketing Associate

    OKC Thunder
    Job Description
    Are you passionate about gaining hands-on experience in marketing, fan development, youth basketball, promotions and events? If you are ready to jump in and help with anything, a phenomenal teammate with a desire to learn, this could be an ideal launchpad for you to get experience in the dynamic world of professional sports marketing. We are looking for fun and engaging people to join our team in this part-time role for the 2019-20 Thunder Season. As an associate you will assist in the implementation and activation of all marketing promotions at Thunder home games, grassroot initiatives, and/or implementation and administration of Thunder Youth Basketball events.
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Assist with game night and event duties including unloading and distribution of promotional items
    • Set-up and maintain game night promotions, including but not limited to the Thunder Rewards Zone
    • Support our youth basketball program with event logistics and inventory control
    • Execute grassroot initiatives that deepen engagement and cultivate relationship with Thunder fans
    • Communicate and work directly with fans and relay feedback
    • Schedule Thunder entertainers to improve engagement at Thunder events and grassroot initiatives
    • Report game night and promotional data
    • Assist with special projects as assigned
    • Maintain good attendance and punctuality
    • Other duties as assigned
    Qualifications and Requirements:
    • Ability to think ahead, anticipating challenges and successfully handling numerous tasks simultaneously
    • Outgoing, engaging personality and the ability to work inclusively with people from all demographics
    • World-class attention to detail and the commitment to see a project through from beginning to end with excellent results
    • Problem solving abilities including creative thinking and a calm disposition when faced with challenges
    • Strong communication skills and customer service orientation
    • Desire to work in sports, marketing or promotions industries is preferred
    • Able to maintain a work schedule to accommodate all Thunder home games, including any potential post-season
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Excel and PowerPoint
    • Bi-lingual abilities are a plus including Spanish/English, sign language or other fluencies
    • Physical requirements of the position include lifting up to 25 pounds, working both indoor and outdoor in various weather conditions and working the presence of loud in-arena crowd noise and music and flashing or strobe lighting
    • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record and reliable transportation
    • Some travel will be required to support events in the metro and around the region and may occasionally require an overnight stay
    This is a part-time position reporting to the Marketing Programs and Promotions Coordinator.
    We invite you to apply online at:  www.okcthunder.com/employment
    The Professional Basketball Club, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, considering applicants fairly on the basis of qualifications, experience and business needs. We value diversity and support an inclusive environment for all employees.
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