Lynx Social Responsibility Assistant with MN Timberwolves and Lynx in Minneapolis · MN

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Communications/Community Relations: Community Relations
Why Should You Join the Pack?
At this organization, we do things a bit differently. We're not your typical sports franchise pouring all of our focus into the playing stage. We're about uniting together to push the culture forward, challenge the status quo, and accomplish things mots didn't think was possible. Whether you're blazing trails in ticket sales, creating for our brands, or using your passion to elevate our vision, your contributions will always shine bright. Together, we are on a journey where chasing greatness is constant and breaking new grounds is a norm. Are you ready to bring your passion and creativity to the Pack?

As the social responsibility assistant you will assist members of the Timberwolves & Lynx Social Responsibility department and work closely on the day-to-day operations, strategies and objectives of the department. We are looking for an organized, driven and passionate individual to join our dynamic team.

What would you do?
Reasonable accommodations may be made to you to perform these essential functions:
  • Support Social Responsibility team during each Lynx home game by prepping for game nights, facilitating bench sits and escorting special guests.
  • Facilitate archiving community event photos, updating community website and sending Social Responsibility honoree thank you letters.
  • Assist with Tickets for Kids and Read to Achieve reading program.
  • Facilitate monthly in-kind donation and Fan Mail mailings.
  • Serve as an ambassador to community non-profits and Foundation contacts.
  • Prepare and help execute community events with your co-workers to showcase and promote our brand to the community.

What are your proficiencies or equivalent experiences?
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Experience working in social responsibility, community engagement and/or volunteer/event experience preferred. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Computer skills required: experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) is preferred.
  • Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  • Ability to lead specific processes and tasks in the department under supervision.

Other important information about the job:

EEO Statement: The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx embraces diversity and inclusion, and are proud to be an equal employment opportunity organization. We care deeply for all of our employees, products, and community.

E-Verify Statement: We participate in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to prove that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot prove this, we will give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) to resolve the issue before any action might be taken against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

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