Part-Time 50/50 Raffle Ticket Seller - Pittsburgh Penguins (Pittsburgh · PA)

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DESCRIPTION:
The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation hosts a 50/50 Raffle during each Penguins home game.  The 50/50 Raffle is staffed by Pittsburgh Penguins employees and proceeds benefit Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation programs and local 501c3 charities. The Pittsburgh Penguins are looking for employees to work at the 50/50 Raffle ticket stations during each home game, as well as help promote the mission of the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation. 

 Duties and responsibilities for each game are described below:
  • Contribution to the success of the 50/50 Raffle throughout the game by selling tickets and processing credit sales either individually or with an assigned partner.
  • Must arrive 30 minutes prior to doors opening and sell until the start of the 3rd Period.
    • For example, this may be a 5 PM or 5:30 PM arrival time for a 7 PM game depending upon the time doors open.
  • Must act in a professional manner: absolutely NO consumption of alcohol or tobacco; No eating or drinking while operating kiosks or managing handheld devices.
  • Utilization of a static kiosk to sell raffle tickets or use of a mobile handheld device; May include movement throughout the concourse to drive sales when operating a mobile device.
  • Responsible and accountable for all credit sales and refunds throughout the game.
  • Reconciliation of the kiosks/devices correctly throughout the game. 
  • Representation of the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation in a positive manner; Ability to speak to the mission of the Penguins Foundation.
  • Completion of required training at the start of the season and, as necessary, during the season.
  • Must adhere to all current COVID-19 protocols as set forth by arena officials to keep arena visitors, workers, players and performers safe. Current protocols will be communicated clearly by the 50/50 Raffle Manager.
  • Must dress in business casual attire with comfortable shoes, as you will be standing throughout the game; if uniforms are to be worn they will be provided. No jeans.
 
QUALIFICATIONS & EMPLOYEE CHARACTERISTICS:
  • Prior sales experience is strongly preferred, but not required.
  • Available to work all/majority of Penguins home games (preseason, regular season, playoffs), working a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and certain holidays; a season schedule can be found here: https://www.nhl.com/penguins/schedule/2022-10-01/ET/list
  • Must have exceptional oral communication skills.
  • Must be personable and extroverted to encourage fans to purchase 50/50 tickets.
  • Must be 18 years or older to handle the handheld devices and/or stand in the kiosk. 
  • Subject to criminal background check.
 
 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
  • This is a paid position offered at a gameday rate to be reviewed during the interview process.
  • The Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation is looking for a group of approximately 65 sellers with 28-35 working per game.  Schedule will rotate.
  • Selected sellers will be educated and trained in the 50/50 fundraising program on the kiosks and handheld devices, and provided with information about the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you flexible to work weekend days, holidays, and evening hours (gamedays) as necessary?

  2. Are you available to work 75% or more of Pittsburgh Penguins home games?

  3. If you were referred by a current staff member, please provide their first and last name.