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Event Marketing Staff with Red Bull New York, Inc. in Harrison · NJ

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Sports Jobs in Harrison · NJ
Marketing: Event Marketing
ABOUT THE NEW YORK RED BULLS
The New York Red Bulls are one of 26 teams in Major League Soccer (MLS). RBNY, one of the ten charter clubs of MLS, have competed in the league since its founding in 1996. The Red Bulls play home matches at Red Bull Arena (RBA) in Harrison, New Jersey. The three-time MLS Supporters' Shield Winners are owned by the Austrian beverage company Red Bull for which the team is named. The New York Red Bulls offer one of the nation's premier youth soccer development programs, from local soccer partnerships across New York and New Jersey to Regional Development Schools and the Red Bulls Academy teams.

POSITION SUMMARY
Event Marketing Staff works directly with Field Marketing Coordinators, Manager, and Senior Manager, as well as the Operations Coordinator and Manager, during the set-up, execution, and breakdown of all off-site events and match day BULLevard activations. This position is directly involved with the preparation, execution, and overall fan engagement opportunities with fans and new consumers. The Event Marketing Staff are ambassadors of the organization and responsible for ensuring each fan and new consumer has a premium experience.

The Event Marketing Staff position is designed to provide experience for individuals serious about pursuing a career in special events and event marketing.  The goal of the marketing department is to provide Event Marketing Staff with hands on experience with a premier soccer club in North America.  The Event Marketing Staff schedule is driven primarily by the New York Red Bulls MLS season schedule and off-site Field Marketing initiatives. Regular and consistent commitment to events throughout the season is expected.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Required to perform the job)

Match Day Responsibilities
  • Assist the Operations Team during the set-up and breakdown of infrastructure and branding for the BULLevard and other activations around Red Bull Arena.
  • Execute each BULLevard activation by conducting registration, guiding participation, and coordinating prizing.  
  • Ensure the safety of each participant by clearly communicating the rules and guidelines of each BULLevard activation. 
  • Serve as an essential club-to-fan representative while inspiring and encouraging participation during BULLevard activations. 
  • Provide the highest level of customer service to all fans around Red Bull Arena on match day.
  • Problem solve by effectively communicating any emergencies, complaints, or frustrations with a supervisor. 
  • Serve as a liaison and field coordinator during any on field for match presentation initiatives during pre-match, half-time, or post-match. 

Off-Site Event Responsibilities
  • Support the Field Marketing Team in the preparation, set-up, execution, and breakdown of infrastructure and branding at all events and missions. 
  • Assist the Field Marketing Team’s overall Grassroots efforts, which includes the distribution of print collateral and guiding consumers through mobile ticket transactions. 
  • Maintain professionalism while proactively engaging consumers and participants during event activations.
  • Clearly communicate any relevant marketing promotions and messaging to consumers and participants.
  • Ensure the safety of each participant by clearly communicating the rules and guidelines of each activation. 

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
  • Individuals pursuing a career in Sport Management, special events and event marketing are preferred.
  • Must be able to multi-task and follow strict timelines.
  • Possess a strong work ethic, take a leadership approach, and is a self-starter.
  • Experienced in high stress, fast-paced environments.
  • Thrive in a competitive team atmosphere.  
  • Able to lift 30 lbs, without strain.
  • Comfortable being active for extended periods of time.    
  • Must be able to commit to a significant portion of the New York Red Bulls event schedule. 
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is a plus! 

Candidates who can engage easily with sports fans, are detail oriented, and take pride in event presentation are preferred.  A passion for soccer is a plus!

Due to the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, the employee may be required to work varying schedules, including nights and weekends, to reflect the business needs of the company.


Red Bull New York is an equal opportunity employer and we will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or any other classification protected by law.

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