Outreach Coordinator

Job Announcement

The Arizona Sidewinders professional Ultimate Frisbee team is seeking an Outreach Coordinator to assist with marketing, game day preparations, home game activities, and community outreach.  The Coordinator will also help the Arizona Sidewinders fulfill their goal to advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion within our team and our Ultimate Frisbee communities by creating opportunities for a greater diversity of players, including those from limited income households as well as Black, Indigenous, and players of color through partnerships, clinics, and outreach. They will report to the LLC Managers and work with other staff to address the needs of the team, and will attend meetings twice a month to report back on work accomplished.  

Application Instructions

Please send a 1 page cover letter, 1-2 page resume, sample outreach or marketing material you have created, and 3 references to jobs@arizonasidewinders.com. Applications due by October 15th, or will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Marketing

    • Keep website updated on a regular basis

    • They will ensure the team’s media and marketing materials have a consistent and professional tone and design.

    • Coordinate marketing of home games to promote ticket sales – with the goal of selling at least 200 tickets per home game

      • Outreach to specific groups to sell tickets – sports clubs, local businesses, youth groups etc. 

    • Coordinate posts on social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)

    • Send out monthly e-newsletter to all our donors, business sponsors, and fans

    • Research and coordinate marketing through print media, radio, TV etc.

  • Fundraising

    • Recruit business sponsors

    • Coordinate swag and other benefits for donors, business sponsors, and investors 

  • Home Game Preparations

    • Coordinate stadium bookings for all home games

    • Coordinate pre-game clinics, half-time activities, and announcers at home games

    • Coordinate video crew and live-stream contractors

  • Clinics 

    • Oversee outreach committee to set dates, times, and locations of clinics

    • Plan logistics of clinics in coordination with clinic instructors

    • Do outreach to attract participants in clinics from target audiences (youth; Black, Indigenous, people of color; limited income communities; marginalized genders, etc.)

      • Ensure business sponsors properly recognized at clinics

 

Position Hours

  • Average of 10 hours/week November 2020 - October 2021

    • More hours may be needed during game weeks 

  • Potential for annual renewal of position

Compensation:  The position will be an hourly part-time employee position, pay of $16-$20/hr depending on experience, with workers compensation coverage. The Coordinator will receive complementary Arizona Sidewinders swag. 

Required Experience

  • At least 2 years of experience in outreach and community engagement

  • At least 1 year of experience in fundraising either through business sponsorships, grant writing, or donor development

  • At least 1 year of experience with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives

  • Proficiency in managing social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Excellent organization skills

  • Ability to work independently in a home office setting

 

Preferred Experience

  • Living in the Phoenix region

  • Bilingual Spanish and English speaker

  • Familiarity with club and professional Ultimate Frisbee 

  • Experience with high-level sports teams

  • Experience managing a website

  • Experience managing contractors

 

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