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All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background screening. Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to the attention to Buddy Pittman either on line to employment@dallasmavs.com, in a word document attachment, or via fax to 214-658-7121.

The Dallas Mavericks are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Design Intern
Part-Time (Must stay under 25 hours per week)
Timeframe: July-September; 25 hours/week (3-4 days per week) including some nights/weekends

The Mavs seek a design intern to join the in-house creative team, communicating the voice of the Dallas Mavericks brand.
Candidate will be responsible for assisting the design team in producing a wide array of digital and print materials that service the needs of all business divisions.
The intern will develop their ability to communicate and provide effective design solutions for advertising, branding, and collateral materials. In addition, the design intern will assist in managing brand assets, conducting design research and handling additional needs with a high degree of flexibility. Dallas Mavericks creative team owns the Mavericks brand, and a cohesive visual marketing identity across all design platforms is a must.
Candidates with a passion for extremely fast-paced environment and for crafting unforgettable experiences should apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, update and manage existing files & marketing materials
  • Research sports design trends and present findings
  • Create corporate sponsor & ticket sales materials
  • Initiate template ideas for recurring projects
  • Develop concepts for a variety of advertising and marketing material
  • Assist in creating various signage, logo design, fan collateral items
  • Copy, photo and design layout for print, digital, out of home, and apparel
  • Communicate with project owners to understand objectives
  • Ensure creative execution of the highest quality, delivering projects that meet or exceed expectations and standards

Qualifications and necessary skills:

  • Graduated with or currently working on a B.A. or B.F.A. in Visual Communications or other related field
  • Must work creatively and proactively in a team environment
  • File management and organizational skills a must
  • Proficiency with Adobe CC InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • File management and organizational skills a must
  • Experience in logo design, copy and photo/advertisement layout, photo selection and cutouts
  • Ability to proofread copy
  • Fundamental understanding of typography
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to visually communicate ideas from concept to execution
  • Experience translating creative strategy into direction, design and presentation
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously with competing priorities
  • Time management and ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment a must

Portfolio should represent a range of design styles and diversity of projects. Candidate will be
evaluated on skills and portfolio of work.

Interested candidates should provide a portfolio link and resume.

Resumes may be submitted to the Dallas Mavericks by email in a word document attachment directed to employment@dallasmavs.com

EOE



50/50 Raffle Sales Representative – Mavs Foundation

Full/Part: Part Time, Seasonal
Reports to: 50/50 Raffle Sales Supervisor
Compensation: Hourly
Category: Sales & Marketing: Fundraising/Major Gifts

Job Summary:
This position will be the driving sales force behind the 50/50 Raffle Program benefiting the Mavs Foundation. This seasonal position will start in late February and run through the conclusion of the playoffs for the Dallas Mavericks.
A 50/50 raffle is a raffle that will take place at all home games of the teams in accordance with Texas law, where one lucky winner will receive 50% of the jackpot (after allowable expenses) from that night’s event, while the team foundation will receive the other 50% to be dedicated to their ongoing charitable efforts.
The ideal candidate will be a punctual, hard-working and enthusiastic salesperson with excellent communications skills. This employee will be responsible for the nightly sales of raffle tickets to help benefit the charities and programs the Mavs Foundations supports.

Responsibilities:

  • Game night selling of raffle tickets to Dallas Mavericks fans within the American Airlines Center in either a stationary kiosk location or as a roaming sales representative
  • Accepting and accounting for large sums of cash on a nightly basis
  • Communication of the 50/50 raffle rules and procedures clearly to potential customers


Qualifications:

  • High school graduate (College graduate preferred)
  • Energetic personality with some level sales experience
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be able to stand and walk for long periods of time in a hectic sports arena environment
  • Non-traditional working hours are required for this position while teams are in market. Must be able to attend at least 70% of all Dallas Mavericks home games
  • Each game night commitment will be approximately 4-5 hours total, beginning 2 hours before the start of the game
  • Must represent the team exceptionally both in appearance and conduct at all times
  • A passion for sports and/or charity work with a comfortable knowledge of the working environment in a professional sports arena
  • Resumes may be submitted to the Dallas Mavericks by email in a word document attachment directed to employment@dallasmavs.com

    The Dallas Mavericks and the Mavs Foundation are Equal Employment Opportunity Companies


Corporate Account Executive

The Dallas Mavericks have an opening for a Corporate Account Executive in our Corporate Sponsorship Sales Department. This position is responsible for the sales and service of corporate sponsorships and advertising through a variety of mediums including, TV, radio, print, internet, signage, corporate promotions, hospitality, special events, grass roots programs, and community relations efforts.

Responsibilities include prospecting of new corporate partners/advertisers, designing and presenting custom tailored proposals, executing existing and new partner marketing objectives, maintaining an open rapport with partners to assure all sponsorship elements within the sponsorship agreement/contract are being fulfilled and executed , renewing and increasing the investment level, and/or increase the number of years in each sponsorship agreement during the renewal period at seasons end.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential element satisfactorily.

The employee must also possess the following qualifications:
Five years of sales experience, a college degree in business, advertising/marketing communications or equivalent related field experience in radio, TV or sports marketing sales. Communications and presentation skills (written and verbal), ability to interact with and build relationships with new and existing clients, ability to work well with other team members and have the ability to work long hours (during the season), possess a professional demeanor, be detail oriented, persistent, creative, computer literate, team oriented and individual accountability.

The position does require significant time away from the office for solicitation, fulfillment/execution of agreements all the while fulfilling office responsibilities (emails, phone calls, reports, etc., thus necessitating good time management skills.

Compensation is comprised of salary plus commission along with an outstanding benefits plan.

Resumes may be submitted to the Dallas Mavericks by email in a word document attachment directed to employment@dallasmavs.com

EOE


50/50 Raffle Sales Supervisor

Reports to: 50/50 Raffle Project Manager

Status: Part time – Hourly

Summary of Role:
This position will be the driving sales and operational force behind the launch and execution of the 50/50 Raffle Program benefiting the Mavs Foundation. This seasonal position will start in February and run through the conclusion of the playoffs for the Dallas Mavericks.

A 50/50 raffle is a raffle that will take place at all home games of the teams in accordance with Texas law, where one lucky winner will receive 50% of the pot (after allowable expenses) from that night’s event, while the team foundation will receive the other 50% to be dedicated to their ongoing charitable efforts.

The ideal candidate will be highly organized and sales-oriented, a leader of people, able to work effectively with executive level staffers as well as hourly waged workers. This employee will be responsible for the nightly operations of the program in conjunction with the Raffle Project Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • All training and instruction for game night sales staff.
  • Scheduling of nightly game night sales staff.
  • Staff incentives program and evaluations on a nightly basis to insure best quality customer service and sales results.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the 50/50 Raffle software and hardware technology with the ability to problem solve quickly and effectively.
  • Cash reconciliation and reporting responsibilities to both team foundations on a nightly basis.
  • Oversee and enforce the consistency of Dallas Mavericks, Mavs Foundation and American Airlines center branding in all public forums.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, ideally with a an emphasis in sales, event management or sports management
  • 2 years’ experience in leading a large group of employees or volunteers in some sales or event related sports field.
  • Energetic with the ability to naturally manage both up and down organizational hierarchies
  • Excellent oral, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a stressful and hectic game night environment
  • Non-traditional working hours are required for this position while teams are in market. Traditional game night work hours would begin at 5:00 p.m. and end at the conclusion of the game typically 10:00 p.m.
  • Must be able to attend at least 75% of each home regular season and playoff game for the Dallas Mavericks during the 2015-16 season.
  • A passion for sports and a comfortable knowledge of the working environment in a professional sports arena.

About the Mavs Foundation
The Mavs Foundation is dedicated to building a stronger community by empowering youth, women and families who need us most through financial support, advocacy and service. Established in October 1996, the Mavs Foundation is a 501(c)(3) private foundation affiliated with the Dallas Mavericks professional basketball team. Over the last 20 years, the Mavs Foundation has granted over $3.5 million dollars to nonprofit organizations serving women, children and families in need and created Reading and Learning Centers and basketball courts across the North Texas community. For more information, visit MavsFoundation.com.

Submit resume via email to employment@dallasmavs.com

EOE