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Sales & Marketing: Premium/Suite Sales
Corporate Sales Executive - Oakland Athletics (Oakland, CA)

Corporate Sales Executive

Department: Ticket Sales  

Reports to: Corporate Sales Manager

Job Classification: Non-Exempt

City/State: Oakland, CA       
                    
Description:

The Oakland Athletics are currently seeking a Full-Time Corporate Sales Executive. This position will report directly to the Corporate Sales Manager. Under general direction and supervision, the Corporate Sales Executive is responsible for promoting and selling Premium seating and suites at Oakland Coliseum to Corporate clients in the Bay Area. This position offers the potential for career growth to successful individuals within our organization. This candidate will also participate in special projects, as assigned, to support department objectives.

Responsibilities:

• Generate revenue through cold calls and face-to-face presentations to area companies to sell long term suite leases, premium season ticket plans, and individual game suites.
• Set and conduct out of office sales appointments throughout the Bay Area in addition to hosting appointments in our stadium.
• Entertain and nurture relationships with clients and prospects through creative means including but not limited to: networking events, speaking engagements, one-on-one dinners / lunches, prospect sampling at games, seat visits at games and outside meetings.
• Candidate must be willing to work non-traditional hours, weekends and game days.
• Achieve and exceed weekly, monthly and annual goals set by the Corporate Sales Manager.
• Attend special events and other live lead generating opportunities.
• Reach all individual revenue goals with integrity by working within the system outlined by
the Management team.
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree required
• 3-5 years’ experience working in sports sales/industry, preferably in Premium seating or suite sales
• Minimum 1-2 years of premium sales experience
• Must be self-directed and able to work independently.
• Candidate should possess an optimistic team-first attitude, as well as the competitive desire to succeed.
• Candidate should possess both the personal and professional communication skills to conduct face to face presentations.
• Demonstrated success in B2B sales.
• Proven ability to work in a team-oriented environment and effectively influence and communicate with C-Level clients.
• Strong time management and organizational skills.
• Candidate must have a strong work ethic and a desire to build a career in professional sports.
• Excellent communication skills and a high level of energy.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook, Dynamic CRM and related software skills.
• Ability to work flexible hour including nights, weekends,  holidays, game day duties, and off-site events on non-game days

The Oakland A’s are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Sales & Marketing: Promotions
Events & Promotions Coordinator - Oakland Athletics (Oakland, CA)

Events & Promotions Coordinator  

Department: Special Events

Reports to: Senior Manager, Promotions and Special Events      

Job Classification: Non-Exempt

City/State: Oakland, CA                           

Description:

The Oakland Athletics are currently seeking a Full-Time Events & Promotions Coordinator. This position will report directly to the Senior Manager of Promotions & Special Events. The Events & Promotions Coordinator will be responsible for managing the day-to-day procurement, coordination and fulfillment of all promotional items for giveaways and events. Maintain organized records. Contribute ideas to the planning of promotional items. In addition, the Special Events Coordinator will assist with the planning, coordination and execution of promotions and special events that take place throughout the year. Recognize the value of promotional items and special events on revenue and attendance.

Responsibilities:

• Assist with negotiation of suppliers and vendors to secure items and manage relationships.
• Develop items that best represent the organization, achieve its strategic objective and drive attendance.
• Work with Club Legal department to establish Risk Management guidelines for vendors.
• Accountable for the on-going budget for promotional items.
• Assisting in planning, development and execution of Special Events.
• Assist with creating, planning and executing game day entertainment.
• Manage the scheduling, coordination and fulfillment of all on-field activities including the coordination and implementation of pre-game events such as Ceremonial First Pitches, National Anthems, Honor Guards and postgame activities.
• Assist with the management of specific special event budgets.
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Communications or Marketing.
• 3-5 years of promotional item procurement and event experience required.
• Detail-oriented and organized, with exceptional prioritization skills.
• Ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment, as well as to work autonomously.
• Excellent communication, customer service, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
• Experience in professional sports environment and knowledge of the A’s preferred.
• Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.

Anyone interested in applying for this position must apply via Team Work online by July 7th. 
No phone calls please.

Due to the overwhelming response, we may not be able to respond to each applicant. We keep resumes on file for 6 months and will contact you should we wish to schedule an interview with you.

The Oakland A’s are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Finance: Accounting/Finance other
Financial Planning and Analysis Manager - Oakland Athletics (Oakland, CA)

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Department: Finance   

Reports to: Senior Director of Finance

Job Classification: Exempt

City/State: Oakland, CA       
                    

Description:

The Oakland Athletics are currently seeking a Full-Time Financial Planning and Analysis Manager. This position will report directly to the Senior Director of Finance. The Financial Planning and Analysis Manager is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

Responsibilities:

• Prepare financial reports, presentations, and analysis, including charts, graphs and other visual aids for Senior Management, Board and Investors.
• Monitor analysis of business trends, variances to budget/forecast, and key performance indicators.
• Develop, interpret, and implement complex financial concepts and models for financial planning and control and to aid in the validation of existing forecasts.
• Analyze financial information to forecast business, industry or economic conditions.
• Manage multiple short-term and long-term projects simultaneously, under changing environment.
• Assist in maintaining reporting library.
• Work closely with the data warehouse team to ensure quality, accessibility and consistency of data.
• Ad hoc reports and analysis as assigned by Senior Director and V.P. of Finance.
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree, Finance, Accounting or Economics Emphasis preferred.
• 4 + years of relevant experience.
• Experience in Accounting Software, Great Plains and Reporting Software, Management Reporter preferred.
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MS CRM, Business intelligence tools and Dashboard reports.
• Understanding of corporate financial planning, reporting & analysis, financial modeling, data management, and costing/profitability methodologies and processes.
• Knowledge and understanding of general accounting principles.
• Ability to think creatively, highly driven, set priorities, problem solve, and self-motivated.
• Ability to manipulate and analyze large, complex, multi-dimensional data sets.
• Excellent people, oral and written communication skills.

The Oakland A’s are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Facility Operations/Security: Game Day/Event Staff
Guest Services Ambassador, Part-Time - Oakland Athletics (Oakland, CA)

Guest Services Ambassadors

Department: Stadium Operations   

Reports to: Guest Services Manager 

Job Classification:  Non-exempt; Part Time Hourly (Seasonal)

City/State: Oakland, CA       
                    

Description:

The Oakland Athletics are currently seeking Guest Services Ambassadors. This position will report directly to the Guest Services Manager. The Guest Services Ambassadors are responsible for: welcoming our guests to the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, checking tickets in the seating sections, assisting our fans with any questions/concerns and offering exceptional customer service.

Responsibilities:
 
• Greet and direct guests at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
• Aid guests in finding their assigned seating location
• Manage assigned seating section to maintain order and offer exceptional customer service
• Respond to customer inquiries, suggestions and complaints
• Offer special accommodations and assistance for guests as needed
• Help with giveaway line control and distribution
• Identify and quickly respond to emergencies according to appropriate procedures
• Perform duties necessary to ensure a safe and enjoyable event experience
• Develop full knowledge of the Oakland Athletics ticket and stadium policies
• Have full knowledge of the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum procedures and layout

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Must be able to stand and walk for a minimum of 6 hours
• Ability to navigate a variety of floor surfaces and areas including, but not limited to: stairs, escalators, carpet, concrete, grass and dirt
• Lifting objects weighing up to 40lbs. may be required
• Ability to work in a variety of environments including, but not limited to: heat, rain, sun, around crowds, loud noises, flashing lights and darkened corridors
• Excellent customer service, interpersonal and problem solving skills
• Detail oriented individual with excellent written and verbal skills
• Must be able to work a minimum of 30% of A’s home games each month
• Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays

The Oakland A’s are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No: Are you able to lift objects weighing up to 40lbs?

2. Yes/No: Are you able to work non-traditional hours (various nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays)?

3. Yes/No: Are you able to work in a variety of environments including large crowds?

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Administration/General Management: Mailroom/Shipping & Receiving
Office Services Coordinator - Oakland Athletics (Oakland, CA)

Office Services Coordinator 

Department: Finance 

Reports to: Executive Assistant 

Job Classification:  Non-Exempt

City/State: Oakland, CA                        

Description:

The Oakland Athletics are currently seeking a Full-Time Office Services Coordinator. This position will report directly to the Executive Assistant. The Office Services Coordinator is responsible for:

Responsibilities:

• Daily pick up of all mail and packages from the post office
• Sort all incoming mail for distribution
• Oversee all outgoing mail for USPS, Federal Express, UPS, and other various overnight delivery services
• Label, weigh, and post all freight to other Major League Baseball teams
• Manage all mail to national and international destinations
• Responsible for replenishing monies for postage machine
• Responsible for maintaining monthly accounting postage report
• Process all office supply requests
• Coordinate purchasing of letterhead stationery, envelopes, and other business forms and office supplies
• Ensure mail room is organized
• Maintain and order all toner and supplies for copiers
• Maintain and fully stock kitchen with supplies daily
• Monthly Costco trips for kitchen supplies
• Pick up all supplies on an emergency basis
• Meet with various vendors for office supplies
• Relieve Receptionist for breaks and lunch
• Oversee Office Services Assistant
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

• High School Diploma and 2-3 years of experience in a mailroom
• Knowledge of USPS postal rules and regulations
• Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Must be a self-starter with excellent organizational skills
• Basic computer skills in Email, Word and Excel
• Valid unexpired Driver License
• Ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs

Anyone interested in applying for this position should submit a resume before June 30, 2017.

The Oakland A’s are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Finance: Payroll
Payroll Specialist - Oakland Athletics (Oakland, CA)

Payroll Specialist

Department: Finance   

Reports to: Payroll Manager

Job Classification:  Non-Exempt

City/State: Oakland, CA       
                    

Description:

The Oakland Athletics are currently seeking a Full-Time Payroll Specialist. This position will report directly to the Payroll Manager. The Payroll Specialist is responsible for processing payroll for hourly employees and assisting with payroll for salaried employees.

Responsibilities:

• Process bi-weekly payroll for hourly employees and ensure timely payroll submissions.
• Assist with semi-monthly payroll for salaried employees.
• Enter all payroll related updates for employees in ADP, including wage and tax adjustments, garnishments, etc.
• Prepare and maintain account reconciliations for payroll related G/L accounts.
• Assist the Senior Accountant on payroll G/L coding and questions.
• Facilitate inquires and requests by staff  regarding payroll in a timely manner.
• Review employee commission reports for accuracy and import into ADP for timely payment.
• Prepare payroll reports for review by management on a bi-weekly basis as well as ad hoc payroll reporting.
• Review ADP invoices and work with ADP to resolve discrepancies.
• Coordinate with HR to ensure timekeeping is accurate and complete.
• Participate in all Company audits, including but not limited to year-end financial audit, MLB revenue sharing audit, 401k audit, pension audit, and worker’s comp audit.
• Special projects as assigned by Payroll Manager or Senior Director of Finance.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree, accounting emphasis preferred
• 3+ years of payroll experience required, including processing payroll for 100+ employees
• Experience with 3rd party payroll software, automated time-keeping systems, and Microsoft Excel required
• Experience with ADP Workforce Now a plus
• Knowledge of payroll tax practices and laws
• Understanding of accounting principles and ability to reconcile G/L accounts
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to handle confidential matters and information
• Highly motivated, with strong work ethic
• Ability to perform at the highest level in a deadline driven environment and unwavering attention to detail
• Effective time management skills


The Oakland A’s are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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