Basketball Academy Coordinator with MN Timberwolves & Lynx in Minneapolis, MN

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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?

Your Opportunity:
In this role you will play an integral role in helping to grow the game and improve the overall basketball experience for our players, parents, coaches and administrators within the Upper Midwest. 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:
  1. Support operations of all Academy programming including, but not limited to; camps, clinics, tournaments, training, leagues, combines and Jr. NBA programs.
  2. Coordinate facility scheduling process, off-site logistics and internal requests to ensure seamless event operations.
  3. Run registration, content and communication strategies for all Academy websites and social media.
  4. Administer hospitality protocol and initiatives, post-program surveys, communication systems and update databases to improve the Academy experience.
  5. Maintain and update Academy calendar and upcoming events.
  6. Track and distribute inventory, materials and handle all Academy assets.
  7. Support the brand of our franchises and lead by example as a brand ambassador.

What are your proficiencies or equivalent experiences?
  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  2. Minimum three (3) years of basketball coaching experience required. Previous supervisory/management experience also required.
  3. Extensive operational experience, including project and event management expertise, with a track record of leading large-scale basketball and/or community activations.
  4. Extensive experience and relationships within the basketball community is highly valued.
  5. Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize effectively, exercise flexibility as needed and demonstrate sound professional judgment at all times.
  6. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills; excellent at building and maintaining professional relationships.
  7. Strong written and verbal interpersonal skills required.
  8. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook) is required.
  9. Ability to work flexible hours including regular office hours, nights, weekends and holidays.

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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