Coordinator, Game Presentation & Match Day Operations - Philadelphia Union (Chester · PA)

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ABOUT OUR COMPANY
Philadelphia was awarded the 16th Major League Soccer franchise in February, 2008 and the team was officially announced as the Philadelphia Union in May, 2009.  Owned and operated by Keystone Sports and Entertainment LLC (“KSE”), the group launched the Philadelphia Union's inaugural season in 2010 and opened what is now Subaru Park in June, 2010.  Subaru Park is an 18,500 seat, world-class soccer specific stadium that sits beautifully along the Delaware River at the base of the Commodore Barry Bridge and is only 15 miles from downtown Philadelphia.  
 
Philadelphia Union’s culture and brand positioning of Young, Fearless, Challengers differentiates us from others and focuses our vision to be unafraid and defy the ordinary.  KSE is relentlessly pursuing excellence both on and off the field and will lead the way, set the standards and share the glory.  Our connection to Philadelphia is symbolized in the Club’s crest as the snake, colors, shield, slogan and thirteen stars all represent Philadelphia as the original capital city and its call to action during the American Revolution.

ABOUT THIS ROLE
The Philadelphia Union seeks a highly creative and organized individual to join our game presentation department. The Game Presentation & Match Day Operations Coordinator will assist with all game presentation and logistical assets involved in Philadelphia Union home matches and other soccer events at Subaru Park.


RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist with game presentation elements for all Philadelphia Union games including Color Guard, half-time activities, theme nights, ceremonies, mascot, and in-game special effects. 
  • Assist with PA announcement reads and the gameday script build.
  • Assist with the supporter relationship as it relates to game presentation.
  • Act as a field producer on gamedays.
  • Responsible for keeping all players, technical staff and officials aligned with the match timeline and giving cues for warmups, procession and half-time. 
  • Oversee the game day volunteer program and gameday employees.
  • Handle all credential requests.
  • Create packets for officials, field crew and each technical staff for Union and Union II games. 
  • Lead all pre-match meetings with stadium staff. 
  • Liaison for all visiting supporter groups. 
  • Assist with the Plaza planning and activation on gamedays.
  • Lead match day operations for all Union II home matches.
  • Support other marketing department events as needed. 

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Marketing, Event Management, Theater, Sports Management, or a related field.
  • 1-3 years’ experience in a professional sports or live events.
  • Previous Game Presentation or Operations internship strongly preferred. 
  • Excellent organization and time management skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with minimal supervision. 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence large groups in high pressure environments. 
  • Eager to pitch and implement new presentation ideas to elevate fan experiences at Subaru Park. 
  • Proven written and presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Must be prepared to work as business needs require, which may include long days, evenings, weekends, and occasional holidays.

If offered this role with the Philadelphia Union the candidate will be required to
provide the following clearances:
● PA Child Abuse History clearance
● PA State Police Criminal Records Check
● An FBI Criminal Background Check


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, vision, Rx and dental coverage, an employer-matched 401(k) plan, Life Insurance, Disability, merchandise discount, 24/7 Fitness Center, on-site café, and much more!   


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.