We are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community and business partners through world class sports and entertainment. We believe that Winning Matters, our Fans come first, with risk comes reward, great teams can achieve unimaginable results, honoring the Pacific Northwest is our duty and driving the business is our responsibility.
As the newest team in the NHL, we are committed to building an organization that not only strives for victory on the ice, but in the hearts and minds of our fans, community, and partners as well. We approach all things with a championship mindset, honoring the Pacific Northwest as our home, our fans as our future and our employees as the vessel for delivering exceptional results.
Since the team was awarded in 2018 through to our first puck drop in 2021, the Kraken brand has become one of the most recognized and beloved in the NHL. Playing at Climate Pledge Arena, the most sustainable arena in the world, we want to provide a memorable experience every night and make fans for life. That mindset extends to our HQ Kraken Community Iceplex, a state-of-the-art training facility and another opportunity for us to connect with our community and establish and expand a skating presence within the city.
Our joint foundation, One Roof Foundation aims to advance equity and sustainability by increasing opportunities to thrive for our most vulnerable young people and communities.
The Manager, Executive Office, manages various projects for the 38-person investor relations group that privately funds the Seattle Kraken Hockey Team, Climate Pledge Arena and the Coachella Valley Firebirds. This role collaborates with the Sr. Manager, Executive Office; the Manager, Investor Relations & Special Projects; the Sales Team, Corporate Partnerships, Marketing, Hockey Operations, Kraken Community Iceplex and other departments regarding investor communications, ticketing, meetings, merchandise, etc. As part of these duties, this position will also perform a variety of clerical and administrative tasks. To excel in this role, the applicant will enjoy working in a fast-paced team environment, have proficient computer skills, excellent people skills, and be comfortable working with everyone they encounter.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Manage email communications to teammates, investors, and executive assistants regularly
Meet the unique needs of investors and senior leaders during investor meetings
Program the Chairman’s Suite with the investor relations group for every event at Climate Pledge Arena
Attend Kraken games and concerts to provide outstanding hospitality and a welcoming atmosphere in the Chairman’s Suite
Manage Coachella Valley Firebirds tickets with the investor relations group and the sales team
Build and manage a website for investors with the investor relations group and IT support
Assist with quarterly executive committee meetings and bi-monthly investor meetings
Project management from ideation to completion for investor events at either KCI or CPA
Manage gifting plan for investors and business guests, order and inventory merchandise
Plan and execute tours of both Kraken Community Iceplex and Climate Pledge Arena for investors and business guests
Create and manage auction winners’ packages that are requested by and for the CEO and President
Manage schedules for the CEO and President in the absence of the Sr. Manager, Executive Office
Prepare expense reports for CEO and President
Performs other related duties as assigned
Required Experience & Qualifications:
5 years as an Executive Assistant or comparable experience in coordinating and managing.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The ability to plan effectively, but the flexibility to pivot and problem solve.
A self-starter with a high degree for goals.
Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
Strong interpersonal skills.
Extremely organized and detail oriented, resourceful, quick learner and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
High degree of integrity and work ethic.
Superb organizational and time-management skills.
Must be available evening and weekends to be present for events at the Arena.
Minimal Travel (<10% travel): May be required to travel. Trips may require air travel and/or overnight stay away from home for one or more nights.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule inclusive of weekends, nights and holidays required
Frequent bending, lifting 15-20 pounds, sitting, exposure to multiple external elements, extensive walking through the building including inclines and stairs.
Seattle Hockey Partners, LLC and Seattle Arena Company, LLC are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate on basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.