Coordinator Match Presentation

  • Sporting Kansas City
  • Kansas City, MO, USA
  • 06 Feb, 2024
Full time Coordinator

Job Description

Job Description Summary

Sporting Kansas City is seeking a dedicated, hard-working, and innovative individual who is interested in an opportunity to work within the Marketing department, supporting the Matchday Experience group. The Coordinator of Match Presentation will assist in the preparation, planning and activation of all Sporting KC matchday, Sporting KC events and sports events at Children’s Mercy Park.

The position is to be a key contributor to the Marketing team, while ensuring all work is consistent with the Sporting KC brand purpose: “We create memories through personalized experiences with our Club.”

Sporting Kansas City is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and equity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates. All associates are expected to positively collaborate with individuals of diverse backgrounds. We encourage all talented individuals looking for a challenge to apply.

 

 

Job Description

Essential Functions

  • Represent Sporting Kansas City at all home matches and at SKC events in the community and region, year-round.
  • Assist in the match experience planning and execution of every Sporting KC home matchday.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of each of Sporting KC theme matches.
  • Book and manage home match day staff (control room staff, part-time staff, etc.)
  • Book and manage national anthem singers, signers, color guards and military honorees for home matches.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of stadium content for all displays for home matches.
  • Coordinate with the partnership marketing team on sponsor title night plans and activations.
  • Collaborate with marketing department on effective promotions of marketing programs for in-stadium promotion.
  • Oversee and cultivate the Club’s Brand Ambassador Platform, including scheduling and day of event duties.
  • Create, manage, and execute a home matchday script for our in-stadium show.
  • Work with match presentation specific vendors on special effects.
  • Support the Match Presentation team in creating a best-in-class stadium experience inside the stadium bowl as well as our other activation spaces.
  • Contribute to oversight of the department’s project management system.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to ensure all departmental and Club goals are being met.
  • Perform other related tasks as assigned by the Director, Match Experience.

 

Matchday Responsibilities

  • Full-time associates act as representatives of Sporting Kansas City at all home matches, engaging with guests and working to create Magic Moments for all fans.
  • Execute matchday script through an on-field role connected to the in-stadium production team.
  • Support match presentation team with pre-game and half-time initiatives.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned, to ensure workload cov­­­­erage.

 

Personal Attributes

  • Strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Professional appearance, demeanor, and approach.
  • Motivated self-starter and able to problem solve.
  • Ability to organize work effectively, conceptualize and prioritize objectives and exercise independent judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.
  • Charismatic, outgoing, and vibrant personality.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong work ethic and solution-oriented thinking in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of energy and commitment.
  • High level of creativity.
  • Ability to work well with a team.
  • Self-motivated and goal driven.
  • Professional appearance and attitude.

 

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, business, or sports management preferred.
  • One (1) - two (2) years’ experience within the fields of sports or event management.
  • Excellent organizational, written, interpersonal and verbal skills.
  • Knowledgeable, innovative, and creative as it relates to events.
  • Prior experience with event production, promotions and/or game presentation preferred.
  • Highly organized with proven time management skills and experience creating efficient systems to juggle multiple projects.
  • Interest, experience, and ability to negotiate with vendors and partners.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and handle multiple assignments.
  • Strong knowledge and passion of the Kansas City market and local community.
  • Fluency to speak, read, and write in the English language.
  • Spanish fluency preferred, but not required.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Calendar.