Chicago Union

Chicago Union

Assistant General Manager - Chicago Union (Chicago · IL)

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Administration/General Management: General Management/Profit & Loss
***Candidates must already live in Chicagoland***
The Assistant General Manager will be responsible primarily for the overall fan experience at our gamedays, including:
  • Planning and executing themes for each game
  • Booking bands, face painters, balloon artists, and entertainment for each game
  • Writing the PA script and videoboard script
  • Interviewing, hiring, and managing staff for gameday
  • Maintaining and updating staff training methods and plan
  • Assist with the implementation and execution of partner contractual elements including but not limited to, in-stadium activations, digital & social media campaigns, print media, hospitality, consumer promotions, community programs, events etc.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with community groups that become champions for our events
The Assistant General Manager will also be heavily involved in:
  • Ticket Sales and prospecting
  • Sponsorship Sales
  • Planning and running superb events throughout the year, including our tryouts, practices, Training Camp Weekend, overnight tournaments, leagues, youth camps and clinics, and others.
  • Content creation and management/oversight, including video storytelling, social media, graphic design, and written articles
  • Developing and managing our Internship Program
  • Interfacing with Media & the Public
  • Building relationships with Community Organizations 
  • Frequent ad-hoc projects and requests from Team Ownership and the General Manager
  • Assisting with additional duties and tasks as assigned, including varied in-season operational roles
  • Assisting with sponsor and event contracts and invoicing.
Knowledge, skills, abilities
  • Availability to work all Union events
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Previous experience in project and event management required
  • Previous experience in sales and/or service preferred
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to provide vision and direction
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to multi‐task, prioritize workload and time manage
  • Strong written, verbal and listening communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management, business partners, board members, guests, attendees, and fans
  • Must display the ability to be resourceful with internal assets
  • Ability to think creatively and adapt to quick changes/requests 
  • Self‐ motivated, ability to take initiative and learn
  • Proficient in the Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, etc)
  • Enthusiastic team player, shows enjoyment and interest in working collaboratively

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. When are you available to start working?

  2. Describe your prior gameday or event planning/on-site experience.

  3. Describe any experience in training others in ticket/sponsorship sales.

  4. What city do you live in? If Chicago, what neighborhood/zip code?

  5. Please attach a 30-45 second recording of yourself with your elevator pitch.