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Job Summary

The 50/50 raffle staff is responsible for the promotion and sales of Pirates Charities 50/50 raffle tickets during Pirates home games at PNC Park. The primary goal of the staff is to raise funds for Pirates Charites by selling raffle tickets to guests, educating the public about the rules of the raffle, and promoting our philanthropic efforts in the community. Staff must be present at least a half-hour before gates open to receive location assignments, sign out equipment and review sales goals before each game. Staff is responsible for the safe return of equipment and cash once a winner is drawn for each raffle. Ideal staff members are outgoing, enthusiastic about the Pirates Charities mission, and have strong customer service skills when promoting the raffle and interacting with guests.

Responsibilities

Primary:

  • Facilitating raffle ticket sales via an electronic handheld device.

  • Educate guests about the rules and process of 50/50 raffles.

  • Educate guests about Pirates Charities, the nonprofit beneficiary of 50/50 raffles.

  • Ensure raffle tickets are only sold to guests 18 years of age or older.

  • Effectively handle any issues that might arise from raffle ticket purchasers.

  • Seller is accountable for all funds collected during the selling period and is responsible for reconciling cash total against the electronic handheld devices.

  • Ensure all money from raffle ticket sales is returned to Community and Public affairs staff periodically throughout the selling period, and following winning ticket drawn.

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Community and Public Affairs Department.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • GED/High School Diploma

  • One to two years customer service experience preferred

  • Ability to work evenings/weekends

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Experience using handheld electronic device (tablet/smartphone) preferred

  • Experience using Microsoft operating system on a Personal Computer preferred

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