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League Vice President, Club/Team Services – Alliance of American Football (OPEN)

Led by some of the most respected football minds in the game, The Alliance of American Football is high-quality professional football fueled by a dynamic Alliance between players, fans and the game. Fans will be able to stream Alliance matchups live via the free Alliance app while accessing integrated fantasy options with real rewards — for themselves and the players they are cheering on. Players will have state-of-the-art protection on the field and ample opportunities off it. The Alliance will provide players a comprehensive bonus system, post-football career planning as well as counseling and scholarship support for postsecondary education. Founded by TV and film producer Charlie Ebersol and Hall of Famer Bill Polian, The Alliance features eight teams, under a single entity structure, playing a 12-week season kicking-off February 9, 2019 on CBS and culminating with the championship game the weekend of April 26-28, 2019.

Be sure to connect with the AAF on Twitter at @TheAAF and visit their website at AAF.com.

SUMMARY 

As a key member of the league office executive team, the League Vice President, Club/Team Services will be responsible for leading, creating, directing and managing The Alliance’s marketing and sponsorship activation and strategy by leveraging creative ideas, new technologies and other current, industry resources to maximize aggressive sales and revenue targets for the league and its member teams.

The position will be responsible for growing the business of the league through the execution of major marketing initiatives and sponsorship activation programs on the team-level throughout the country. The primary responsibility of this position is to lead all marketing and sponsorship functions in the creation of comprehensive digital, social, promotional and branding campaigns designed to engage fans and drive sales across team revenue streams. By providing strategic marketing and sponsorship activation direction, this position will bring proven tactical support and resources to Team Presidents and Vice Presidents to sustain and grow annual revenues.

This position requires an experienced person knowledgeable in the field of business management, marketing and sales that possesses administrative, leadership and organizational skill sets.

This position will be on the League level within the Alliance of American Football.

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Vice President, Hospitality – Levy

The Vice President of Hospitality is responsible for leading the execution of exceptional business standards with regard to guest experience, operations, talent development and financial performance. The Vice President of Hospitality is the ‘hospitality driver’, retention owner and source of inspiration for the team. The Vice President of Hospitality is responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with our partners, associates, management teams and Home Office instilling the appropriate blend of Partner and Company culture and business philosophies to deliver unparalleled guest experiences.

This position is within Levy’s sports and entertainment division.

ROLE SPECIFICATIONS

Partner and Customer Focus, Developing Winning Teams, Seeing the bigger picture, Innovating and Improving and Delivering Results

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sport Management or related field required.
  • Minimum of 10 years Food and Beverage Management experience at a Director of Operations/General Manager level in a sports and entertainment atmosphere.
  • Two years’ experience preferred at a Vice President level.
  • Proven ability to lead and develop a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written format and oral presentations.
  • Ability to multi-task and establish priorities.
  • Ability to maintain structure, results and morale in a changing environment.
  • Exhibits initiative, responsibility, flexibility and leadership.
  • Experience managing a high-volume operation.
  • Budgeting, forecasting, sales experience preferred.

Levy is an equal opportunity employer. At Levy we are committed to treating all Applicants and Team Members fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Qualified candidates should apply online via our website at www.prodigysports.net. No phone calls please.

For any additional questions, please email info@prodigysports.net

 

Vice President, Concerts and Event Booking – STAPLES Center

AEG is one of the leading sports and entertainment companies in the world with a network of over 120 owned, operated and programmed venues on five continents. The AEG Global Partnerships Division was formed atop the company’s organizational structure to guide AEG’s continued development. The Division is focused on sponsorship and naming rights sales, and servicing the myriad of partnerships existing with AEG Facilities, live events, franchises and music properties.

STAPLES Center is beginning its 19th year and has undoubtedly developed an unrivaled reputation for excellence having established itself as the Sports and Entertainment Center of the World. Beginning with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band’s opening night concert on October 17, 1999, more than 50 million guests have come to the AEG-owned and operated STAPLES Center to attend a schedule of prestigious concerts, sporting events, award shows, family shows and other major attractions unmatched by any arena.

As the home of four professional sports franchises, the NBA’s Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, the NHL’s Los Angeles Kings, and the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks, STAPLES Center has proven to be a home court advantage for the local teams with the Lakers capturing five NBA Championships and the Kings winning two Stanley Cup titles since 1999, while the Sparks captured back-to-back WNBA Championships in their first two STAPLES Center campaigns and brought home their third WNBA Championship in June 2016.

SUMMARY

The Vice President of Concert and Event Booking’s primary focus is the booking and organization of Talent, Touring Artists and shows for STAPLES Center and Microsoft Theater. The incumbent will be responsible for sourcing talent, negotiating, and securing deals with high priority clients and promoters.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Make deals with high priority clients.
  • Negotiate deals with agents and create offers for talent.
  • Communicate with artist and artist management.
  • Secure calendar holds with venue and artists.
  • Work with marketing and ticketing for build of show, advice on flow for announce and on sale.
  • Evaluate all shows on sale and make adjustments to tickets and marketing where necessary to ensure maximum profit.
  • Ensure that events are processed correctly, and all departments have appropriate information.
  • Serve as point of contact for high priority clients.
  • Work on settlements internally with accounting.
  • Seek out new business opportunities.
  • Conduct site visits at new venues and festival sites to evaluate profit potential.
  • Make recommendations for new opportunities.
  • Build and cultivate new and existing relationships with sponsors, venues, co-promoters, artists, agents and managers.
  • Maintain and evaluate budget.
  • Create budgets both annually and on a per show basis.
  • Perform monthly reforecasting.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 10 years of related work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience buying concert talent.
  • Must have established positive relationships with major agents, managers, artists and associated personnel.
  • Must have understanding of local market to maximize event performance.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to interpret and analyze budgets, ticket audits, agreements, etc.
  • Must be able to develop and execute creative marketing strategies for all shoes within pre-determined budgets.
  • Ability to execute duties in professional and confidential manner while maintaining a high level of independence.
  • Strong leadership skills and proven ability to work with multiple teams and people of all levels of an organization.
  • Must be able to oversee all aspects of concert execution including booking artists, negotiating contract deals and riders, marketing, ticketing, production logistics and settlements, guests lists/ticket requests for all events.

AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship.  AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Qualified candidates should apply online via our website at www.prodigysports.net. No phone calls please.

For any additional questions, please email info@prodigysports.net