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Position Summary:
This position is responsible for the day-to-day business and basketball operations of the Connecticut Sun and other sports teams.
 
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: includes but not limited to:
  • Oversees marketing, advertising, budgeting and sales for all Mohegan Sun owned and partnered sports teams
  • Responsible for administrative support on player contracts, negotiations, trades, etc., and P&L responsibility for all franchises
  • Responsible for the hiring of all business, basketball and lacrosse operations staff
  • Oversees Sponsorship and Marketing initiatives for all Mohegan Sun owned or partnership teams

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:
  •  Assists in talent evaluation and trade opportunities, as required
  • Develops partnerships and creates opportunities with civic, corporate and media partners on a local and national level
  • Prepares the annual budgets and forecasts for the Connecticut Sun, and Lacrosse 
  • Initiates and directs integration and leveraging property assets to achieve strategic partnerships
 
Minimum Education and Qualifications:
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Sports, Business, Marketing or a related field
  • Four years of experience as a General Manager or Assistant General Manager with a minor or major league professional sports team 
  • Previous experience dealing with a professional coaching staff
  • In lieu of a Degree and previously mentioned experience, eight years of experience as a General Manager or Assistant General Manager with a minor or major league professional sports team may be considered
 
Competencies:  Incumbent will master the following competencies while in this position:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong analytical and negotiating skills and knowledge of player contracts
  • Strong knowledge of strategic marketing and business development 
  • Knowledge of corporate and department policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of the budget planning and analysis process
  • Effective utilization of our evaluation programs
  • Thorough understanding of the Mohegan Tribal Employment Rights Ordinance (TERO) as it relates to employment
 
Training Requirements:
  • Must complete all appropriate Human Resources Training courses
  • Mohegan Sun CER and purchasing procedures
  • Knowledge of Ascent, EmpowerTime and Manager Self Service systems
 
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
  • Office work environment
  • Must be able to sit in front of a computer screen for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to travel with and on behalf of the team
  • Must be able to work various shifts and flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays
 
This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, requirements or working conditions associated with this job.  Mohegan Sun reserves the right to make changes to the above job description whenever necessary.

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