Kansas City Royals banner
Kansas City Royals logo
Job listing closed on 14 May 2024
1 Feb 2024

Director- Community Engagement & Marketing

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Kansas City, MO, USA
Full Time
8+ years exp.

Job Title: Director- Community Engagement and Marketing

Job Summary: The Community Engagement and Marketing Directorwill play a crucial role in enhancing the Royals brand within our community by spearheading advertising campaigns and engaging with the community and our corporate partners.

Position Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with local organizations, government agencies, and partners to create community engagement programs to boost attendance for the Kansas City Royals.
  • Collaborate with Community Impact, Ticketing, and Corporate Partnerships departments to maximize the Royals' presence, advance the brand, and produce effective community engagement.
  • Participate in local community groups that will support and give back to our communities, such as the Chamber, Rotary Clubs, or other worthwhile groups.
  • Develop relationships with local sports teams to create support plans.
  • Drive the Royalsโ€™ presence with diverse small businesses.
  • Responsible for directing the creative team to execute effective community marketing initiatives.
  • Develop a calendar of local community-driven events to boost brand awareness, build community partnerships, and increase attendance to The K
  • Continuously assess various options for partnerships, sponsorships, and advertising.

Position Qualifications, Skills, and Experience Required:

  • Minimum eight years of experience in a related position
  • A degree in a related field of study is considered an asset, though an equivalent combination of experience and education will be considered.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; demonstrates sensitivity and tact in interpersonal relations.
  • Proven experience in identifying target audiences and creatively devising and leading cross-channel marketing campaigns that engage, educate, and motivate.
  • Proven ability to network with community resources, build relationships, and create community partnerships.
  • Demonstrate a proven track record with all relevant social media platforms.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, including holidays, evenings, and weekends as required.
  • Prior experience working in Sports is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift items weighing as much as 15 pounds
  • Must be able to work in a seated position for majority of workday
  • Must be able to be productive utilizing a computer keyboard and telephone
  • Must be able to be productive in a work environment where the noise level can be high at times
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision and ability to adjust focus
  • Must be comfortable walking to navigate the facility to access the office, concourse, etc.
  • Must be able to work extended hours and/or weekends as required by deadlines and event scheduling

The physical demands described here are representative of those that may 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 see, talk, and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit for long periods of time; walk; use hands, handle, or feel.

This role is a Full-Time, Exempt opportunity that is eligible for Company Benefits, 401K, and PTO. This role is expected to have a standard 40-hour work week.

We also afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability. For this reason, the Kansas City Royals will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant consistent with its legal obligations to do so, including reasonable accommodations applicable local, state and / or federal law. As part of its commitment to make reasonable accommodations, the Club also wishes to participate in a timely, good faith, interactive process with a disabled applicant to determine effective reasonable accommodations, if any, which can be made in response to a request for accommodations. Applicants are invited to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made to assist them to perform the essential functions of the position they seek. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions please inquire with Human Resources by email at [email protected].

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.