DEPARTMENT: Yankee Stadium Events
REPORTS TO: Senior Manager, Events & Brand Experiences
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
Built upon our storied legacy, the New York Yankees look to attract the best possible talent not just on the field but in the front office as well. It is our shared responsibility to maintain the first-class reputation associated with the franchise in all aspects of our business.
The Senior Coordinator, Yankee Stadium Events position is responsible for sourcing, developing and closing on all possible sales leads related to non-baseball events both during the season and off season. This position will also coordinate client site visits, manage vendor relations and supervise events within the venue to meet contractual obligations while exceeding the highest quality customer service standards. Handling events of average to high complexity, this high guest contact position requires exceptional sales and service skills, an eye for detail, experience with planning and logistics, and an ability to remain calm and gracious under pressure.
Handles initial client contact with the events department including but not limited to vetting event inquiries and leads, client site visits, creating detailed sales proposals through booking of the event
Acts as client point of contact throughout event planning and execution process
Assists in creating event contracts and invoices
Tracks and processes all deposits and monies
Cross-functional collaboration with legal, finance, ticketing, stadium operations, etc. to fulfill all event needs
Assists clients with understanding and compliance of Stadium policies
Onsite presence at events demonstrating a continuous effort and commitment to provide a quality event and client experience
Creative problem-solving and client service
Answers the main department phone line, checks messages, and distributes accordingly
Compiles and distribute leads through the departmental email in-box
Coordinates Department’s internal needs for game day giveaways falling on event days
Assists with Department’s financial tracking and business reports
Assists Department in execution of Yankee Stadium Events Programs and large Stadium-wide events including the Pinstripe Bowl
Other duties, as assigned
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in hospitality or related field
Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience professionally coordinating a variety of events and activities at an event venue, convention center, hotel or other large public facility
Experience in both corporate and social events
Exceptional computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
High level of client interaction requiring strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
Ability to problem solve with a positive outlook, exceptional attention-to-detail, and high level of organization
Job will require working nights and weekends, as well as ability to work in an outside stadium environment
This description is intended to describe the type of work being performed by a person assigned to this position. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of the employee. The New York Yankees are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment.
The New York Yankees require a Covid-19 vaccination and booster as a condition of employment, subject to exception under applicable law.