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Retail: Retail Sales Associate
Amazin' Memorabilia Game Day Sales Associate - New York Mets (Flushing, NY)

Summary:

This position within the Venue Services Department provides an opportunity to gain valuable experience in the retail environment. Mets Amazin’ Memorabilia provides fans with a direct link to take home a piece of the game. From selling a game-used jersey to regularly updating our inventory, this position will contribute to the overall success of the Mets Amazin’ Memorabilia program.

Responsibilities: 

  • Work at Amazin’ Memorabilia retail location before, during, and after each game to sell a wide-range of memorabilia including but not limited to game-used, team-issued, and autographed items.
  • Prepare and merchandize Amazin’ Memorabilia kiosk before each game.
  • Learn and understand market value of sports memorabilia.
  • Properly record all sales, customer inquiries/requests, and inventory adjustments.
  • Establish and expand relationships with current customers and create new relationships with additional fans.
  • Use Adobe Photoshop to create signage for store.
  • Photograph merchandise for use in publications, in-store signage, online marketing, etc.
  • Interact with fans in a professional and outgoing manner.
  • Maintain/update customer database.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of Amazin’ Memorabilia retail outlets and storage areas.
  • Suggest new items, promotions, strategies, and more to help grow the Amazin’ Memorabilia program.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Must be at least a Sophomore in College.
  • Background in Sports Management, Merchandise, Marketing, Management, Sales, and/or Hospitality Services.
  • Must be able to start working select days as early as 3/13/17.
  • Must be able to work all remaining Mets home games from approximately 3 hours before first pitch to 1 hour after the final out; approximately a 7 hour daily shift.
  • Must be available to work select non-gamedays when needed.
  • Must be able to work weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
  • Must be team-oriented, out-going, extremely motivated and able to work independently.
  • Professional demeanor with strong organizational, planning, and communication skills. 
  • Must be extremely flexible and open to learn new skills.
  • Must be able to open and close kiosk, including lifting/pulling down a roll-up gate, receiving of money, and running standard End Of Day register reconciliation.
  • Must be able to lift merchandise that can weigh up to 50 lbs.
  • Knowledge of MS Office software required, with emphasis on Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
  • Knowledge of retail point-of-sale software, specifically Retail Pro.

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

1. What qualifications do you have that you believe will make you successful in this position?
2. How would you describe your work style?
3. Are you currently planning on pursuing a career in sports? Why or why not?
4. Are you able to work all 2017 Mets home games?

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