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10 Jul 2024

Part Time, Retail Assistant

🇺🇸 Bridgeport, CT, USA
Part Time
0+ years exp.

Our Game Plan

The Bridgeport Islanders are in search of a Gameday Retail Assistant to join the Game Presentation Department and enhance the gameday atmosphere and sell Bridgeport Islanders merchandise. You will have the opportunity to work up close and personal to the action of AHL hockey.

How to Make the Team

Gameday staff must be always “on”. Retail assistants should be dedicated to help with set up and any additional needs during the game. Retail assistant's main role will be to manage the merchandise store and talk to customers. The person should be able to communicate well and make fans excited about purchasing items. This role reports directly to the Game Presentation Manager.

Show Us You Can

  • Extremely Detail Oriented
  • Strong Ability to Receive Direction in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with sales preferred
  • Ability to work irregular hours, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills - Must work well with others at all levels of organization
  • Excellent Communication Skills

What Skills You’ll Use

  • Accountability: Take complete ownership of your work
  • Creativity: Contribute to the team with new ideas and concepts
  • Leadership: Take initiative and display desire to learn
  • Adaptability: Quickly pivot tasks without sacrificing quality
  • Teamwork: Showcase a team-first mentality
  • Enthusiasm: Bring high level of energy and passion each day

Your Equipment

  • Experience working at live sporting events preferred, but not required
  • Clear communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Flexibility with your schedule and available to work most, if not all, Bridgeport Islanders home regular season games
  • Passionate and invested in your work
  • Professionalism regarding deadlines and punctuality
  • A motivated self-starter with a “no-task-too-small attitude”

Where You’ll Go

  • Preseason: 2 rehearsals during September and October prior to the season.
  • During the season: Bridgeport Islanders arena on Gamedays.

What’s In It for You

  • Be a part of a growing Team in the local area
  • Huge experience for future careers in the sport or entertainment industry
  • A fun and exciting atmosphere
  • An enjoyable work area with supportive co-workers

Report to: Manager of Game Presentation

The Fine Print

The Bridgeport Islanders are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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