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We place huge importance on finding, employing, and empowering the right people. If you have drive, a love for sports, and are determined to achieve great things, we need to talk. Don’t wait for the job ad. Contact us today!

  • The Chicago Wolves are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We recruit talent without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status.

Game-Day Entertainment Crew – Spirit Team – Chicago (Glenview, IL)

The Chicago Wolves are seeking enthusiastic and responsible individuals to serve as members of our Spirit Team for the 2016-17 season. The position provides a great opportunity to interact with fans and to learn about the operations of a professional sports team by working home games and events. It is also a great opportunity to get started in the sports industry and build your resume.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Set up, operate, and manage the team’s fan-interactive Kids’ Zone
  • Promote Skates Mates Kids’ Club registrations and help increase memberships
  • Facilitate team’s various charitable initiatives, including 50/50 raffle sales, Chuck-A-Puck sales, and charity drive collections
  • Assist with team’s mid-season and year-end merchandise sales
  • Assist with other non-game events (optional)

Benefits:

  • Part-time, paid position with flexible scheduling
  • Complimentary tickets
  • Pregame staff meal
  • Discount on team merchandise

Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Work well with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Comfortable working with children
  • Helpful, enthusiastic, and friendly
  • Available to work most weekend home games (Friday/Saturday evenings, Sunday afternoons) and some weeknights from October to April (and playoffs, as needed)

Applicants MUST APPLY by August 31, 2016.

Please send cover letter and resume to the following:

Email: hsimms@chicagowolves.com
Fax: (847) 724-1652

Or:

Chicago Wolves Promotional Team
Attn: Holly Simms
2301 Ravine Way
Glenview, IL 60025

No calls please. The Chicago Wolves are an equal opportunity employer.


50/50 Jackpot Game-Day Seller: (Paid Position)

Department: Community Relations

Reports to: Community Relations Sr. Coordinatoor

Position Summary:

The Chicago Wolves are seeking high-energy, motivated individuals with a passion for fundraising and giving back to the community to join our 50/50 Jackpot sales team for the 2016-17 season. This is a great opportunity to get started in the sports industry and is a part-time, paid position.

Job Description:

  • Sell 50/50 Jackpot tickets in an enthusiastic manner.
  • Actively approach fans to explain the details of the 50/50 Jackpot program.
  • Utilize portable electronic tablets and printers for the sale of tickets.
  • Handle cash and credit card transactions accurately throughout the game.
  • Achieve nightly personal and group fundraising goals.
  • Answer fan questions regarding the 50/50 Jackpot.
  • Time Requirement: Arrive 90 minutes before game-time. Shift ends at the end of the 2nd intermission.

Benefits:

  • Part-time, paid position
  • Complimentary tickets
  • Pregame staff meal
  • Opportunity to achieve nightly fundraising incentives

Qualifications:

  • Must be prompt and arrive to games on time.
  • Responsible, motivated, and comfortable interacting with fans.
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Able to work a majority of the Chicago Wolves home games for the 2016-17 season (October through April, and playoffs as needed).
  • Prior customer service and sales experience is a plus.
  • Candidates must be willing to work nights and weekends.

Applicants MUST APPLY by Friday, September 2nd.

Please send a cover letter and resume to the following:

Email: ccolletti@chicagowolves.com

Fax: 847-724-1652

Mail:
Chicago Wolves Community Relations
Attn: Camille Colletti
2301 Ravine Way
Glenview, IL 60025

No phone calls, please. The Chicago Wolves are an equal opportunity employer.


Graphic Designer Internship

The Chicago Wolves are hiring a full-time graphic designer intern.  He/she will work with the creative services department and assist in day-to-day maintenance of ChicagoWolves.com. Ideal candidates have some experience, a willingness to learn, strong communication skills, the ability to multi-task, and to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conceptualize and produce creative for integrated campaigns on multiple platforms
  • Design for print, web, and video elements including but not limited to: advertising, marketing collateral, promotional materials, signage, web pages, ad banners, fan downloads, video broadcast and in-arena graphics.
  • Strong understanding in working with print vendors to provide press-ready artwork for production
  • Assist in maintaining digital photo archives
  • Collaborate with the creative and TV departments and other team members
  • Ability to create infographics
  • Assist in taking product shots of merchandise
  • Work home & away games
  • Represent the team in a positive and professional manner

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic/visual communications or a similar discipline.
  • Must be proficient with Mac, Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign, and Microsoft Office (Additional knowledge in After Effects or Cinema 4D is especially helpful)
  • Strong ability to multi-task with a strong attention to detail while meeting deadlines
  • Familiarity with printing and production processes is necessary
  • Have a working knowledge or prior experience designing animation and motion graphics is a plus
  • Experience in green screen production and postproduction is a plus as well
  • Familiarity with WordPress structures and module positions is an added bonus
  • Interest in social fan engagement and integration

Please send cover letter, resume and 5-10 portfolio samples (PDF or portfolio website) to:

tmueller@chicagowolves.com

or

Troy Mueller
Chicago Wolves
2301 Ravine Way
Glenview, IL 60025

No calls, please. The Chicago Wolves are an equal opportunity employer.


Chicago Wolves Group Ticket Event Specialist

JOB SUMMARY:

The Group Ticket Event Specialist is responsible for selling group packages, suites, party decks and hospitality rooms, conceiving new group initiatives, and building new group ticket programs-themed game days. The ideal candidate is an aggressive sales professional ready to grow an existing customer base and develop new business. This will be accomplished through diligent research and prospecting via phone calls, referrals, personal appointments, networking, and face-to-face meetings at Wolves events and games.  We are seeking candidates who are interested in sales success, not for candidates “looking to get into sports.”

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Schedule face-to-face meetings with prospective clients: minimum four per week
  • Make a minimum 50 outbound sales calls per day in an effort to drive group revenue
  • Create and develop new group sales concepts to generate new revenue streams
  • Prospecting through involvement in local and area networking opportunities
  • Actively prospect new business through area businesses, organizations, and in-house database leads both in the office and out
  • Schedule prospect meetings at Wolves games and other events
  • Exceed weekly and monthly sales goals
  • Provide superior customer service to clients, existing ticket holders, prospects, and single-game customers
  • Track all contacts with customers via Wolves CRM software
  • Other Game Day duties as assigned
  • Required to help support and work all group initiatives

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid driver’s license and personal transportation
  • Strong organizational and even stronger time management skills
  • Excellent oral communication, customer service, and presentation skills
  • Ability to function in fast-paced environment, handle multiple projects, meet deadlines, and be a team player while working well with other departments
  • High energy; ability to remain focused on sales goals and work independently
  • Positive attitude with an openness to learning
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Ability to move around the arena to visit clients during home games and to escort and show potential customers various seating options and other on-site facilities
  • Available to work flexible hours including holidays, evening, and weekends (Heavy from October-April)
  • Relationship selling experience a plus
  • Proven ability and passion for sales

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Prior experience in sales, promotions, marketing, hospitality, and/or events along with possessing great communication skills is mandatory, along with a proven record of sales achievements
  • Must have three professional references who will speak to your prior sales success and dynamic, competitive personality

Please send a cover letter and resume to the following:

dpawelek@chicagowolves.com
Fax: (847) 724-1652

Mail:

Chicago Wolves
Attn: Dave Pawelek
2301 Ravine Way
Glenview, IL 60025

No calls, please. The Chicago Wolves are an equal opportunity employer.


Chicago Wolves Group Tickets Account Executive

Reports to Ticket Sales department co-managed by Sr. Director of Corporate Alliances Dave Pawelek (dpawelek@chicagowolves.com)  & Sr. Executive Director of Ticket Sales Kevin Dooley (kdooley@chicagowolves.com)

JOB SUMMARY:

The Group Tickets Account Executive is responsible for selling group packages, conception of new group initiatives, suites, party decks, hospitality rooms, and building new group ticket programs-themed game days.The ideal candidate is an aggressive sales professional ready to grow an existing customer base and develop new business. This will be accomplished through diligent research and prospecting via phone calls, referrals, personal appointments, networking, and face-to-face meetings at Wolves events and games.  We are seeking candidates who are interested in sales success, not for candidates “looking to get into sports.”  Only those candidates with proven sales, event, and hospitality backgrounds will be considered.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Schedule face-to-face meetings with prospective client, minimum four per week.
  • Make a minimum 60 outbound sales calls per day in an effort to drive group revenue
  • Create and develop new group sales concepts to generate new revenue streams
  • Prospecting through involvement in local and area networking opportunities
  • Actively prospect new business through area businesses, organizations, and in-house database leads both in the office and out
  • Schedule prospect meetings at Wolves games and other events
  • Exceed weekly and monthly sales goals
  • Provide superior customer service to clients, existing ticket holders, prospects, and single-game customers
  • Track all contacts with customers via Wolves CRM software
  • Other gameday duties as assigned
  • Desire to follow best practices and industry trends
  • Required to help support and work all group initiatives

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid driver’s license and personal transportation
  • Strong organizational and even stronger time management skills
  • Excellent oral communication, customer service, and presentation skills
  • Ability to function in fast-paced environment, handle multiple projects, meet deadlines, and be a team player while working well with other departments
  • High energy; ability to remain focused on sales goals and work independently
  • Positive attitude with an openness to learning
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Ability to move around the arena to visit clients during home games and to escort and show potential customers various seating options and other on-site facilities
  • Available to work flexible hours including holidays, evening, and weekends (Heavy from October-April).
  • Relationship selling experience a plus.
  • Proven ability and passion for sales.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Prior experience in sales, promotions, marketing, hospitality, and/or events along with possessing great communication skills is mandatory, along with a proven record of sales achievements.
  • Must have three professional references who will speak to your prior sales success and dynamic, competitive personality.

Please send a cover letter and resume to the following:

dpawelek@chicagowolves.com
Fax: (847) 724-1652

Mail:

Chicago Wolves
Attn: Dave Pawelek
2301 Ravine Way
Glenview, IL 60025

No calls, please. The Chicago Wolves are an equal opportunity employer.

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