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Sales & Marketing: Corporate Sponsor
Corporate Partnerships Services - Detroit Lions (Detroit, MI)

Description
Ford Field Management, LLC is Detroit’s premier sports and entertainment destination and is the game day home of the Detroit Lions. Throughout the year, Ford Field hosts events such as concerts, motorsports, college sports, high school and college graduations, and more. Ford Field also has space available for conferences, meetings, and banquets. Ford Field has hosted major events such as Super Bowl XL and the 2009 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four.

Ford Field Management and the Detroit Lions currently have a need for a role in Corporate Partnerships Services. This new position is based out of the Ford Field stadium located in Downtown Detroit. This position will report to the Vice President of Corporate Partnerships.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

This role is responsible for assisting with the daily operation of the Partnerships department by coordinating partnership activities to enhance partnership cultivation and fulfillment and meet department goals. This position will be critical in strengthening partner relations and partnership success.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (including, but not limited to):

The Corporate Partnerships Services position will serve as primary point of contact for internal customers initiating new work flow within the Corporate Partnerships department and jobs already in progress, which includes:

• Leading the fulfillment and service of corporate partnerships for the Detroit Lions

• Responsible of the fulfillment of partners’ contract agreements and management of contract fulfillment logistics, including management of contract and activation tracking and support for marketing and activation deliverables

• Preparation of contracts and proposals for potential partners, working closely with Community Relations, Corporate Communications/Public Relations, and Marketing department units in support of fulfillment programming, event management, communications and gameday/non-gameday activations

• Managing the Partnership team’s CRM to ensure information is accurate, deliverables are tracked and fulfilled, and account information is up to date at all times

• Involvement with tracking all Partnerships inventory across all mediums, including in-stadium, print, radio, television, digital and game-day activation, while providing continual status-update communication to Partnership sales staff ensuring efficiency in sales management

• Charged with responsibility to interact and communicate with Partners in an autonomous environment throughout the year, including but not limited to, serving as a direct point-of-contact for the ownership of projects related to partners of the Detroit Lions and responsible for exercising judgment in the fulfillment of new initiatives and resolution of issues/concerns


NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Perform other duties as assigned


GENERAL DUTIES:
1. Will maintain an appropriate level of knowledge of Microsoft Office and of web tools and software being used
2. Maintains all quote documentation with accurate pricing and configurations
3. Will collaborate with sales executives on the management and maintaining of prospect lists
4. Will generate and properly distribute electronic and hard copies of proposal presentations and information
5. Develops and delivers components of sales presentations in a professional and effective manner when needed
6. Will participate in team meetings, generating meeting minutes and provide meeting communication updates to all parties involved
7. Assist with the generation and organization of content for Company newsletter
8. Responsible for tracking all invoices and expenses against budget
9. Must be motivated, reliable, and able to work independently or as part of a team
10. Maintains professionalism when communicating with internal and external contacts
11. Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines
12. Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills
13. The ability to gather and analyze information skillfully and develop solutions quickly and effectively
14. Will adjust work schedule to meet departmental demands
15. Will keep appropriate information confidential
16. Will accept other responsibilities and duties required by the supervisor consistent with the
objectives and essential functions of this position
 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor degree in Marketing, Communications, Business or related field required

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) and Adobe Photoshop

  • At least two years of experience with a CRM platform for partnership management and fulfillment

  • At least two years’ experience working in a project management, partnership management, or business environment

  • Excellent follow through, strong organizational, prioritization and time management skills

  • Must possess excellent customer service, communication and proven interpersonal skills

  • Previous experience in a professional sports or entertainment venue preferred

  • Will adjust schedule as needed to meet work goals and time constraints, including working nights, weekends, and holidays as football schedule directs

  • May require work out of both the Ford Field Management Office and the Allen Park Training Facility.

  • Valid driver’s license with a good record required.

  • Ability to successfully pass a background check

To apply
please provide a copy of your resume along with a cover letter detailing your interest and related experience.


Due to the high volume or resumes received, we regret that we are unable to update candidates on the status of their application. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted. NO CALLS PLEASE.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Please describe your experience of how you’ve worked with external business partners in the sports industry. This should include the position you held and how many years of experience you have in this area.

2. What excites you most about the Detroit Lions in regard to the Corporate Partnerships Services opportunity?

3. What are your salary expectations for this position?

4. Do you have previous experience in a professional sports or entertainment venue?

5. Do you have at least two years of experience in either a project or partnership management role or business environment?

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Broadcast: Audio/Video Editing and Production
Digital Media Producer - Detroit Lions (Allen Park, MI)

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Detroit Lions and Ford Field Management currently have an opening for a Digital Media Producer. Reporting to the Director of Corporate Communications, the Digital Media Producer will be responsible for coordinating and producing multimedia content for all Detroit Lions digital media platforms. This will include conceptualization, planning, videography, editing and overall production of engaging video content for the team’s digital properties.

This full-time position includes a full benefits package as well as wonderful perks! This position will work out of both the Allen Park practice facility and the Ford Field stadium in Detroit and may require some travel with the team. Due to the unique nature of this position, the candidate must be able to work extended hours during the NFL season and training camp which will include working on nights, weekends, and holidays.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (including, but not limited to):

  • Coordinate content plan for all Detroitlions.com video content
  • Work with Broadcast team to schedule, reserve and assign resources for Detroitlions.com video content production during scheduled team media availability

  • Upload/post finished product to the team’s digital properties and social media profiles

  • Export finished product to multi-bit format for delivery to various devices at multiple speeds

  • Develop, capture visual content, edit and produce stories for multiple platforms on deadline for all digital platforms

  • Editing will include integration of graphic elements, sound and music

  • Collaborate with team Multimedia Journalist to deliver impactful pieces of content to help reach the department’s overall annual content goals across all platforms
  • Translate high-level ideas from project owners and convert same to production treatments

  • Assist Detroitlions.com writers and staff in multimedia to complement written articles.

  • Other duties as requested

 SKILL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor degree in Broadcast Production, Communications or related field required

  • Ability and willingness to work flexible and non-traditional schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience serving as a completely independent segment producer is preferred.

  • At least one year of professional experience in video production, sports or news environment

  • At least one year of demonstrating proficiency with media editing software; including Adobe Premier, Final Cut, Adobe After Effects, Avid, CS5.

  • Understanding of video encoding, codecs and formatting projects for appropriate channels.

  • Proficient at posting content to various websites (CMS)

  • Evidence of creativity and innovation in developing project and story ideas

  • Evidence of highly developed verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge and demonstration of editorial judgment and journalistic ethics

  • Demonstrated strong organization and planning skills with the ability to manage multiple projects

  • Ability to draft breaking news-based scripts is preferred

  • General understanding of NFL rules, teams, players and culture is required

  • A reel (Youtube, or Vimeo) that shows you can manage a project from start to finish

  • Ability to travel to some away games (possibly International) and other Lions events

  • A valid Driver’s License and a good record

  • Successfully complete and pass a background check

In your cover letter, please include a link to your reel (YouTube or Vimeo).  The reel should demonstrate your ability to manage a project from start to finish.  This is a required part of the application process.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Did you get a degree in one of the following areas: Broadcast Production or Communications?

2. Do you have at least one year of professional experience in video production, sports or news environment?

3. Did you include a link with your reel?

4. Do you have at least one year of demonstrating proficiency with media editing software; including Adobe Premier, Final Cut, Adobe After Effects, Avid, CS5?

5. Are you willing and able to work flexible and non-traditional schedules, including evenings, weekends and holidays in a fast-paced environment?

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Internships: Player Operations
INTERN - Football Operations/Player Development (Off-Season) - The Detroit Lions (Allen Park, MI)

The 2015 Football Administration & Player Development Internship will primarily support the Football Administration and Player Development departments with various daily administrative functions but will also assist Video, Equipment, Security and Coaching departments as needed.  The internship will be an opportunity for a college graduate to work in a professional setting to help further their understanding of professional sports.

This position is based in the Detroit Lions Training Facility in Allen Park, MI. Candidates must provide own housing and transportation to and from Allen Park and to Ford Field. Preference will be given to local candidates. This is a paid position.

Approximate duration of internship:

START DATE: April 13th, 2015 (Tentative)

END DATE: August 30th, 2015 (Tentative)


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to Football Operations and Player Development Department
  • Post daily schedules
  • Coordinate transportation for players
  • Assist with video and equipment during practice
  • Support all ticketing and hotel requests
  • Provide administrative support for training camp preparation
  • Assist with scheduling CMP
  • Assist with Rookie Transition Program
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications

  • Recent college graduate with background in sports/business from a four year accredited college or university
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Prior work experience with a collegiate or professional footbal team preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Dependable and punctual 
  • Understand the strict level of confidentiality involved in working for a professional sports team
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and work under pressure
  • Ability to develop working relationships across all levels of the organization


Physical Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record are required and will be verified
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to bend, lift and move equipment. 
  • Ability to reach, bend, sit and/or stand, climb or balance, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Ability to transport players in the team shuttle


To Apply

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the position and include a resume summarizing your past work experience. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Due to the high volume of resumes received, we regret that we are unable to update you on the status of your candidacy or confirm that your resume was received. NO CALLS PLEASE.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

All applicants please understand that you will be responsible for any/all relocation costs associated with this position. In addition, you are responsible for your own living expenses throughout the duration of the internship.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a valid driver’s license and good driving record?

2. Are you willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs?

3. Do you have experience working with Mircosoft Office Suite?

4. Do you have prior work experience with a collegiate or professional footbal team?

5. Provide an example of a time when you had to multitask

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Internships: Player Operations
INTERN - Football Operations/Player Development - The Detroit Lions (Allen Park, MI)

The 2015 Football Administration & Player Development Internship will primarily support the Football Administration and Player Development departments with various daily administrative functions but will also assist Video, Equipment, Security and Coaching departments as needed.  The internship will be an opportunity for a college graduate to work in a professional setting to help further their understanding of professional sports.

This position is based in the Detroit Lions Training Facility in Allen Park, MI. Candidates must provide own housing and transportation to and from Allen Park and to Ford Field. Preference will be given to local candidates. This is a paid position.

Approximate duration of internship: Training Camp/Pre-Season/Regular Season

START DATE: July 23rd, 2015 (Tentative)

END DATE: January 3rd, 2016 (Tentative)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support to Football Operations and Player Development Department
  • Post daily schedules
  • Assist with home/away game logistics (Including International Series game in London)
  • Coordinate transportation for players
  • Assist with video and equipment during practice
  • Support all ticketing and hotel requests
  • Provide administrative support for training camp preparation
  • Assist with scheduling CMP
  • Assist with Rookie Transition Program
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Recent college graduate with background in sports/business from a four year accredited college or university
  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Prior work experience with a collegiate or professional footbal team preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Dependable and punctual 
  • Understand the strict level of confidentiality involved in working for a professional sports team
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and work under pressure
  • Ability to develop working relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Work a variable work schedule to include weekends, holidays and nights
  • Valid or ability to obtain a valid passport

Physical Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record are required and will be verified
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to bend, lift and move equipment. 
  • Ability to reach, bend, sit and/or stand, climb or balance, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Ability to transport players in the team shuttle

To Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the position and include a resume summarizing your past work experience. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Due to the high volume of resumes received, we regret that we are unable to update you on the status of your candidacy or confirm that your resume was received. NO CALLS PLEASE.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

All applicants please understand that you will be responsible for any/all relocation costs associated with this position. In addition, you are responsible for your own living expenses throughout the duration of the internship.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a valid driver’s license and good driving record?

2. Are you willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs?

3. Do you have experience working with Mircosoft Office Suite?

4. Do you have prior work experience with a collegiate or professional footbal team?

5. Provide an example of a time when you had to multitask

6. Are you willing and able to work a variable work schedule?

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Community Relations: Community Relations
Summer Camp Coaches- Football Education - Detroit Lions (Detroit, MI)

Description:

Ford Field Management, LLC is Detroit’s premier sports and entertainment destination and is the game day home of the Detroit Lions.  Throughout the year, Ford Field hosts events such as concerts, motorsports, college sports, high school and college graduations, and more.  Ford Field also has space available for conferences, meetings, and banquets.  Ford Field has hosted major events such as Super Bowl XL and the 2009 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four.

Detroit Lions Football Education Programs are conducted throughout the state of Michigan for the purpose of making a positive impact on children’s lives both on and off the field through the game of football.  Helping a child and adults learn the game, understand the game, and play the game while emphasizing player health and safely is of the upmost importance.

To learn more about the Detroit Lions Football Education Programs, please visit: www.DetroitLions.com/FootballEducation.

Ford Field Management and the Detroit Lions Football Education Program currently have a need for Summer Camp Coaches. These positions will report to the Director of Football Education.


Summary:

Summer Camp Coaches will be responsible for coaching at Detroit Lions Summer Football Education Camps throughout the state of Michigan. Some seasonal coaches may also be involved in 7-on-7 High School Passing Tournaments, specialty football camps and clinics or Lions gameday duties.

 Hours/Duration of Position:

The hours for this position vary depending on the scheduled camp(s). This is a part-time seasonal position.  Summer Camp Coaches will be expected to work at various Detroit Lions Football Education Camps throughout the state of Michigan. A minimum of 26 summer camps will be conducted from June through the first week in August.  In-season opportunities will vary.  During most football camps, Summer Camp Coaches will be required to work outdoors.

Interested candidates will need to provide their availability for the following camp schedule below:

 
Dates                                           City                                      Location                            

June 6-7                                      Beverly Hills                       Detroit Country Day                     

June 8-11                                    Muskegon                           Muskegon H.S.               

June 13-14                                  Midland                               Northwood University  

June 13-14                                  Cheboygan                          Western Ave. Field                       

June 15-18                                  Grand Blanc                        Grand Blanc H.S.                           

June 15-18                                  Traverse City                       Traverse City West M.S.

June 16                                        Grand Blanc                          Grand Blanc Sr. Center   

June 22-24                                   West Bloomfield                  Drake Park                                     

June 22-25                                   Detroit                                  Ford Field                                         

June 26                                         Detroit                                 Ford Field                                          

June 27                                         Detroit                                 Ford Field                                          

June 29-July 2                              Hudsonville                         Eagle Stadium                  

June 29-July 2                              Canton                                 High Velocity Sports        

June 30                                         Hudsonville                         Eagle Stadium                  

July 6-8                                         South Lyon                          Sayre Elementary                         

July 6-9                                         Chesterfield                         L’Anse Creuse M.S. East

July 6-9                                         Monroe                                 Monroe H.S.                                     

July 11-12                                     Brighton                               Legacy Center                  

July 13-16                                     Allen Park                             Lions Training Facility     

July 13-15                                     Sterling Heights                   Delia Park                                       

July 18, 25, August 1                    Southfield                             Inglenook Park                 

July 20-23                                     Lake Orion                            Lake Orion H.S.                

July 20-23                                     White Lake                            Lakeland H.S.                    

July 25-26                                     Detroit                                   Ford Field                                          

July 25-26                                     Detroit                                   Ford Field                                          

July 27-30                                     Grand Rapids                        MVP Fieldhouse               

July 28                                           Grand Rapids                        MVP Fieldhouse               

August 1-2                                     Greenville                             Greenville H.S.                

            

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist the Summer Camp Director while coaching football fundamentals at summer camps
• Plan and design coaching techniques for specific position groups
• Conduct own drill work with varying age groups ranging from ages 4-18
• Monitor the day-to-day operations of the field while ensuring requisite supplies are available during practices and games
• Involvement of the daily on-site camp registration process, including but not limited to, check-in, waiver collection, t-shirt and name tag distribution
• Enforce safety rules; notifying proper personnel when field maintenance is required, and/or recognize any hazardous situations that would be reported to the camp director
• Assist with other duties as assigned

Ideal Qualifications:
• Strong oral and written communications skills. This includes the ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen and get clarification, as well as the ability to write clearly and informatively
•The ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and develop solutions quickly and effectively
• Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities in a professional manner
•Ability to exercise initiative and good judgment in regard to working with children and in all Football Education programs and football outreach initiatives
• Ability to work with a flexible schedule in order to be available for scheduled events, including nights, weekends and holidays

Requirements:
• Must have own transportation to/from football camps and have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
• High school or collegiate football coaching experience required

• Must have strong desire and ability to work with and develop children ages 4-18
• Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions
• Must have a positive attitude and a professional demeanor
• Must have clear understanding, knowledge and passion for football with the ability to coach at least one position on both offense and defense

•Must have completed online training course to comply with Michigan Sports Concussion law (proof of completion required)

• Football camp coaching experience preferred
• Teachers certification preferred

• CPR/AED certification preferred



To Apply


To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the position and include a resume summarizing your past work experience. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.


Due to the high volume of resumes received, we regret that we are unable to update you on the status of your candidacy or confirm that your resume was received. NO CALLS PLEASE.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have previous high school or college coaching experience?

2. Do you have a teaching certificate?

3. Are you CPR/AED certified?

4. Have you completed online training to comply with Michigan Sports Concussion law?

5. Do you have reliable transportation that will allow you to travel to/from camps in various locations throughout the state of Michigan?

6. Are you available to work flexible hours from June through August 2015?

7. Based on the provided Summer Football Education Camp schedule, please provide the dates you are available to work.

8. What excites you about the Summer Football Education Camp Coaching position?

9. Please provide your personal coaching philosophy:

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