Why Join the Pack?
At this organization, we do things a bit differently. We're not your typical sports franchise pouring all our focus into the playing stage. We're about uniting to push the culture forward, challenge the status quo, and accomplish things most didn't think was possible! Whether you're blazing trails in ticket sales, creating for our brands, or using your passion to elevate our vision, your contributions will always shine bright. Together, we are on a journey where chasing greatness is constant and breaking new grounds is a norm.
Position Summary/Objective: The Marketing Assistants are essential to the execution of our department needs before, during, and after all home games.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:
You will execute on-court promotions, partner activations, in-arena entertainment and other game night activities to execute a successful event
Bring excitement to our internal and external events through a positive attitude and a dream to succeed
Set-up and teardown of interactive entertainment in the arena
Participate in excellent customer service and fan engagement to improve the fan experience
Other duties as assigned by Marketing & Live Programming & Entertainment staff
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other:
Pursuing a bachelor's degree or associate degree preferred
Strong written and interpersonal skills required
Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays
Comfortable performing on a team as well as work sufficiently independently.
Ability to follow direction in a high-energy environment
Ability to lift up to 30 pounds.
Excellent attention to detail
Experience: Previous customer service and/or game presentation experience is preferred.
Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibility
This job operates during Timberwolves home games. Work is generally active in nature. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by dust, etc. The noise level is loud during events. Work is generally performed in a sports arena, on the main court and bleachers/steps, as well as in an office environment .
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee may remain in stationary position for periods of time and is frequently required to ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse quickly
This position will not travel outside of games and some events.
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
Proof of completed COVID-19 vaccination and booster will be required prior to your start date.
The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx are an equal employment opportunity organization. We care deeply for all of our employees, products, and community!
Our DEI Commitment
Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives reflect our nature as a Pack. Each one is defined by our collective strength and effort to move everyone forward. Through DEI, we speak up against social injustices, marginalization, and oppression, provide equal opportunities, embrace the differences of others, and create an environment where everyone feels accepted and welcome. Together, we empower each other to be champions of change, help put those around us in a position to win and use our voices for good.
We participate in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot prove this, we will give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) to resolve the issue before any action might be taken against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.