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Manager: Game Day Operations and Activation - Maryland Black Bears (Odenton · MD)

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Manager—Game Day Operations and Activation
The Maryland Black Bears seek an energetic, hardworking, and motivated individual responsible for the activation of arena and in-game sponsorships that incorporate all marketing assets controlled by the Maryland Black Bears. These assets include, but are not limited to, traditional signage, hospitality, social media, promotional giveaways, experiential opportunities, community platforms and special events.

On Game Days, this person will ensure smooth execution of game day operation plan, staffing volunteers and predetermined paid contractors to ensure games run smoothly for players, coaches and staff. Additionally, this person will train game day staff as needed. Create new ideas to increase attendance, fan interaction, involvement and participation during the game.  Ensure all partnership/sponsor elements are fulfilled. The candidate is also responsible for game day staffing and execution of Team Maryland EHL games. This position reports directly to the President.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Sell Ticket Packages, Group Tickets, including lead generation, solicitation, and service at arena.  Focus on large parties, complexes, schools, youth hockey orgs, etc.
  • Staff games for Team Maryland EHL and Maryland Black Bears 
  • Serves as liaison between Team and arena management and personnel (GM, rink personnel, volunteers, concession operator, etc.)
  • Create and upload social media posts during Team Maryland EHL games and during the week as needed
  • Manage set up and tear down of all game day elements pertaining to guest experience and Partnership fulfillment
  • Develop, implement and execute all game day operations including intermission contests, permanent and temporary signage installation and removal, concourse activities, pre-game ceremonies, and post-game activities
  • Create PA announcer script for MBB game day, incorporating sponsors and partner messaging
  • Prepare hotel lists and bookings for visiting team (NAHL) to convey to hotel partner and league officials
  • Send dining options and place order for visiting team’s post-game meals
  • Point of contact for youth sports teams and community non-profit for fundraising opportunities 
  • Main contact for any outside performance or activities taking place on game days
  • Point of contact for HockeyTV stream casts
  • Other Duties as Assigned

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. What experience have you had that would springboard you to success in this role?

  2. When would you be available to start?

  3. Do you have experience in creating B2B presentations?