Washington Spirit

Washington Spirit

Matchday Street Team

Country

Role Type

USA

Events

Posting Date

Jun 22, 2022

Role description

JOB SUMMARYThe Matchday Street Team represents the club across a variety of consumer engagements; its members are an outward-facing part of our sporting community. Through active fan engagement, they help provide memorable experiences to Washington Spirit supporters across the DMV and at each home match. Members will represent and promote the Washington Spirit at events to enhance the fan experience through positive, energetic fan interaction. These events include, but are not limited to: Home matches at Audi Field and Segra Field, special events, watch parties, partner appearances, festivals and sponsor activities. The Street Team operates under the direction of the Operations Manager and the Director of Matchday Operations.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSSet up activations, field fixtures and venue placements in preparation for club events and matches using task checklists and online planning documents.Move materials between club event and match locations, storage facilities and production locations.Clean, repair and maintain placement materials during the season and prepare materials for off-season storage.Assist Washington Spirit Business Operations staff with fan interactions during events and matches, such as:Handing out programs, ads and giveaways at entrance and exit gates.Assisting club retail operations with setup, inventory transfer and counter sales.Assisting club partners with setup, operation and teardown of activation areas.Escorting guests and VIPs to/from venue sites.Assisting with pregame and halftime activities involving youth and community groups.Answering fan questions about activity and service locations inside the venue.Assisting with badging, staff/media check-in, parking, food service and other event logistics.Collect data at activation sites, gate entries and exits.Assist with club material inventory, incoming/outgoing shipments, warehousing and transportation between events and matches.Actively communicate routine and emergency information clearly and concisely with Washington Spirit staff members.Ensure a positive fan experience at events and matches through friendly interactions, proactive engagement, knowledge of match and venue procedures, professional appearance and service.Assist the Matchday First Team staff with locker room and match program tasks, as required.Perform other related duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTSThe ideal candidates will reside locally.There is no guaranteed number of hours per week. Scheduling is set on an as-needed event/match basis. Must be at least 18 years of age. High school diploma or equivalent is required.Able to travel frequently within the DMV area with own vehicle transportation.Available for Washington Spirit home matches at Audi Field and/or Segra Field.Indoor and outdoor work with some exposure to adverse conditions.Must be able to move and/or lift up to 50 pounds.Available to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays in support of matches and events.Proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to employment start date.Experience with operating cargo vans and storage trucks is a plus.Previous operations/marketing/promotional/event experience is a plus.COMPETENCIES (KSAs)Well-organized, self-starting, hard-working, detail-oriented, adaptable and dependable.Mature, outgoing disposition when engaging fans, guests and supporters.Effective problem solver and flexible thinker, can operate confidently without regular, direct supervision.Thrives in a team environment.Passionate about the Washington Spirit, women’s soccer and women’s sports—willing to continue learning and supporting the organization’s mission, values and goals.Excellent communication, collaborative and customer service skills.Washington Spirit is committed to uplifting our community, staff, and club. We are seeking candidates to be a part of our journey in our quest for continued organizational growth and another NWSL Championship.Washington Spirit will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process and perform critical job functions. Please contact us to request an accommodation.Washington Spirit is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). Washington Spirit reaffirms its commitment to the principles of equal opportunity and diversity. Washington Spirit is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Washington Spirit is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, pregnancy, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws. Employment decisions can include hiring, termination, compensation, benefits, promotion, training selection, or other statuses or conditions of employment. All employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, job performance, and other appropriate qualifications.

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