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Assistant General Manager - Ignite Sports (Oxford · AL)

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Administration/General Management: Office Manager
Ignite Sports and Entertainment is becoming a regional sports player in the sports and entertainment industry, and we are looking to expand our portfolio with additional talent to support our organization. Ignite Sports goal is to create family friendly entertainment and allow our employees a place to shine while gaining experience in a fast paced, fun industry. 

We are currently looking to hire an Assistant General Manager (AGM) for an expansion baseball team in the Major League Baseball sponsored Sun Belt League, a summer wood bat league. This position will be responsible for the day-to-day management of operations of the organization. This position reports directly to the team General Manager.  The Assistant General Manager is expected to lead by example to create an environment of excellence and customer service within the organization, while being accountable for all sales and revenue for the team. This includes developing new revenue streams while ensuring the renewal and maintenance of existing revenue through corporate ticket sales, sponsorships, season and group tickets, community involvement and customer communications. 

  • Management of the operating budget, including frequent reporting to organization leadership
  • Develop & implement company strategies and operational plans
  • Manage a variety of full-time, part time and volunteer/intern staff, including hiring, training, and professional development of all staff members
  • Focus on developing a first-class sales and customer service-oriented organization
  • Lead sales and marketing efforts for all ticket sales, group sales, sponsorships, and promotions
  • Develop relationships within the community with key members, constituents, and business leaders
  • Manage all game day operations, including security, guest services, game entertainment and promotions
  • Act as the primary daily liaison and communicate effectively with ownership and other stakeholders

  • Previous experience with operations and managing a sports team, preferably within summer collegiate or Minor League baseball or another professional sports organization is strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with ticketing system is a plus
  • Superior communication skills and strong interpersonal skills are mandatory
  • Proven track record of increasing revenues and improving customer service
  • Experience in developing and implementing marketing programs to business and community organizations
  • Candidates must be positive forward-thinking, organized, professional, efficient, and a strong results-oriented leader
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; adapt to change quickly in the work environment, manage competing demands and handle frequent changes
  • Willingness to work long hours, including holidays and weekends, when the schedule dictates

 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.
Work Environment:
Job may require employee to function in a fast paced, high activity and heavily crowded outdoor/indoor professional sports venue/environment. Employee may also be exposed to weather of varying degrees for extended periods of time while performing the duties of this job. Position requires some ability to move and lift at least 20 lbs.
Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
If you have an enviable passion and work ethic for sports and growing an organization as well as yourself as a person, Ignite Sports invite you to submit your application.
Target Start Date: September 7, 2021