Major League Soccer

Event Observer-Colorado Market (March-December 2018)

US-CO
ID
2017-1330
# of Openings
1
Category
Operations

Overview

This position, in sport management, is for an individual with a background in live event management and/or game production experience. The individual must be available on match days to provide detailed reports on MLS matches to the League Office. Please note this is a match day only position.

Responsibilities

  • Available for training during preseason via conference calls and emails.
  • Attend designated MLS Regular Season home matches, and MLS Playoff matches if applicable, as an impartial observer.
  • Able to take precise notes and complete a detailed report for each of the designated home matches, including photographs as necessary.
  • Submit reports to the League Office no later than thirty-six (36) hours following the match and discuss findings, as necessary.
  • Arrive two (2) hours before kick-off and depart no earlier than thirty minutes (30:00) following the conclusion of the match.
  • Respond in timely manner to emails distributed by Major League Soccer or designated Club.
  • Adhere to all guidelines regarding restricted access to players, locker room areas, and autographs or photographs.
  • Carry yourself in a professional and earnest manner as a representative of Major League Soccer.

Qualifications

  • Live event management and/or game production experience is strongly preferred
  • Soccer background is strongly preferred
  • Ability to work in adverse conditions (rain, snow, heat) and stand for an extended period of time (4-5 hours)
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word
  • Own a mobile phone capable of receiving text messages and email
  • Adhere to sponsor-friendly, business casual dress code

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