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Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the Mississippi RiverKings. See below for full-time, part-time and internship availability.


Full-Time Employment

Group Sales Account Executive

The Mississippi RiverKings seek a full-time Group Sales Account Executive. The RiverKings, the Mid-South's longest continuously operating professional sports franchise, celebrate their 26th season of hockey in October.

Position Title:
Group Sales Account Executive

Reports to:
General Manager

Qualifications:
- Possess excellent written and oral communications skills
- Have the ability to effectively communicate to various audiences
- Work well under tight deadlines
- Be a self-starter who can operate without constant direct supervision
- 1 year of ticket sales experience preferred, but not required (internship accepted)
- Local candidates strongly preferred

Responsibilities will include:
- Generate revenue through cold calling, face-to-face appointments, prospecting and networking within a given territory
- Meet or exceed weekly, monthly and yearly sales goals for group and fundraising packages
- Create promotional themed nights to generate additional group sales revenues
- Provide superior customer service to group clients
- Present at every RiverKings home game
- Attend team and community events
- Uphold the RiverKings brand in the Mid-South community
- Additional assignments as directed by supervisor

Compensation:
This is a full-time, salaried position. The RiverKings offer a comprehensive commissions and benefits package including, health, dental, vision, life and 401(k) matching contributions.

To apply, interested applicants should email up-to-date cover letter and resume to General Manager, David Schmoll, at david@riverkings.com

Open Date: January 17, 2017
Closed Date: April 1, 2017


Outside Sales Executive

The Mississippi RiverKings seek a full-time Outside Sales Executive. The RiverKings, the Mid-South's longest continuously operating professional franchise, celebrate their 26th season in October.

Position Title:
Outside Sales Executive

Reports to:
General Manager

Qualifications:
- Possess excellent written and oral communications skills
- Have the ability to effectively communicate to various audiences
- Work well under tight deadlines
- Be a self-starter who can operate without constant direct supervision
- 1 year of ticket sales experience preferred, but not required (internship accepted)
- Local candidates strongly preferred, but not required

Responsibilities will include:
- Generate revenue through cold calling, face-to-face appointments, prospecting and networking within a given territory
- Meet or exceed weekly, monthly and yearly sales goals for season ticket, mini plan packs and group packages
- Provide superior customer service to corporate clients
- Present at every RiverKings home game
- Attend team and community events
- Uphold the RiverKings brand in the Mid-South community
- Additional assignments as directed by supervisor

Compensation:
This is a full-time, salaried position. The RiverKings offer a comprehensive commissions and benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life and 401(k) matching contributions.

To apply, interested applicants should email up-to-date cover letter and resume to General Manager, David Schmoll, at david@riverkings.com.

Open Date: January 17, 2017
Closed Date: April 1, 2017


Broadcaster & Community Relations Coordinator

The Mississippi RiverKings seek a full-time Broadcaster and Community Relations Coordinator. The RiverKings, the Mid-South's longest continuously operating professional sports franchise, celebrate their 26th season in October.

Position Title:
Broadcaster and Community Relations Coordinator

Reports to:
General Manager

Qualifications
- Possess excellent written and oral communications skills
- Have the ability to effectively communicate to various audiences
- Work well under tight deadlines
- Be a self-starter who can operate without constant direct supervision
- Minimum one year (internship accepted) of related experience

Responsibilities will include:
- Grow the RiverKings brand through work with the non-profit community
- Fulfill all donation and mascot appearance requests
- Assist sales and marketing departments in generating quality leads for single game ticket and mini-plan packages
- Broadcast all home and road games on Internet and broadcast radio
- Write all press releases and post-game recaps along with the generation of content for local media and riverkings.com
- Oversee team of media and community relations interns
- Additional assignments as directed by supervisor

Compensation
This is a full-time, paid position. The RiverKings offer a comprehensive commissions and benefits package including, health, dental, vision, life and 401(k) matching contributions.

To apply, interested applicants should email up-to-date cover letter, resume and demo to General Manager David Schmoll at david@riverkings.com.

Open Date: March 14, 2017
Closed Date: May 1, 2017


Part-Time Employment

We are currently not filling any part-time positions. Please check back frequently for up-to-date openings and information. To submit your resume for future consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to David Schmoll, General Manager, at david@riverkings.com.


Game Day Volunteers

We are always looking for game-day volunteers to assist with game operations and other in-game activities. To be considered for a future position, please email david@riverkings.com. Below are our current needs.

Promo Team

The Mississippi RiverKings seek part-time, unpaid Promo Team Members for the 2016-17 season. The RiverKings, the longest running sports franchise in the Mid-South, celebrate their 25th season of play in October.

Position Title:
Promo Team Member

Qualifications:
An ideal candidate will (be):
- Able to work in a group setting
- Have an outgoing personality and not afraid of large crowds
- Able to attend most home games

Responsibilities will include:
- Interact with the crowd
- Throw out t-shirts, other items
- Facilitate on-ice promotions
- (Skating is a plus but not a requirement)

Compensation:
This is a volunteer position.

Interested applicants should contact: Bradley Field, Game Operations Coordinator – bradley@riverkings.com


Off-Ice Officials

The Mississippi RiverKings seek part-time, unpaid Off-Ice Officials for the 2016-17 season. The RiverKings, the longest running sports franchise in the Mid-South, celebrate their 25th season of play in October.

Position Title:
Off-Ice Official

Qualifications:
An ideal candidate will (be):
- Able to work in a group setting
- Have general knowledge of hockey statistics
- Able to attend most home games

Responsibilities will include:
- Working the penalty boxes during games
- Goal judge
- Counting shots
- Keeping track of goals and assists

Compensation:
This is a volunteer position.

Interested applicants should contact: David Schmoll, General Manager – david@riverkings.com

Next Game

RiverKings vs. Cottonmouths

Tuesday, March 28 - 7:30 PM
Landers Center - Southaven, MS

Ticketmaster Game Notes

Schedule

Standings

TEAM GP W L OT PTS
x MAC Macon 50 33 11 6 72
x FAY Fayetteville 50 34 14 2 70
x HUN Huntsville 52 32 15 5 69
x PEO Peoria 51 28 12 11 67
x MRK RiverKings 51 28 20 3 59
x KNX Knoxville 51 26 18 7 59
x PEN Pensacola 51 24 19 8 56
COL Columbus 50 20 26 4 44
RKE Roanoke 51 16 27 8 40
EVV Evansville 51 13 29 9 35
 
Full Standings

Updated: March 26, 2017

x - Clinched Playoff Berth