Careers

Professional soccer has been a part of Minnesota for over four decades and Minnesota United is at the forefront of growing the game at all levels. From the first team to the front office to the Development Academy to our work throughout the Twin Cities, the club’s goal remains the same: to inspire and unite our community through the world’s game. We’ll accomplish this through a culture built on accountability, respect, excellence and honesty and by creating a fan experience and connection to the community second to none.
 
Below are our open positions. Please apply via TeamWork Online unless otherwise specified below - include your resume, cover letter and references.
 
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Full Time Positions

 Sport Scientist

Minnesota United Football Club is seeking to hire a Sports Scientist for a full-time position primarily with the first team. The individual in this position will play a key role in the organization and management of physical-based performance data for the Club. The Sports Scientist will collaborate with the Director of Fitness, Senior Director of Player Health and Performance, and other sporting staff to contribute to the planning, performance and wellness of the Club. The position is based in Blaine, Minnesota and will require occasional domestic travel. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Essential Duties:

  • Real-time and retrospective match and training analysis and report creation (physical data)
  • Data storage, mining and organization
  • Analysis of field and gym-based workload data
  • Creation of efficient processes and protocols that are able to be implemented Club-wide
  • Identification of performance enhancement solutions with various technologies
  • Creations of actionable data-driven solutions to maximize individual and team outcomes

Experience:

  • Minimum requirement- undergraduate degree in related field – Graduate degree preferred.
  • Minimum- Two years of relevant experience in professional sports.
  • Proficient with data management and analysis in statistical software.
  • Experience working with Catapult GPS, Vald Performance and Kitman Labs. Experience in R, Matlab, Python, Azure, Tableau and/or Power BI. Experience with database systems and data preparation.
  • Background in artificial intelligence, medical, health, fitness, and athletic performance data. Experience with techniques such as classical inference, generalized linear models, and multivariate methods. Experience with data visualization tools.
  • Ability to learn athlete monitoring software programs.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills as well as written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a high-performance team.
  • Ability to work a non-traditional schedule, including nights and weekends.

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Part Time Positions

 Brand Ambassador

The Brand Ambassador role is a part-time position that will act as the highly energetic and engaging faces of MNUFC. Brand Ambassadors will learn the MNUFC personality, the stories our brand is telling, and the way we as a club are currently telling the story. This role will then bring that vision to life through consistent messaging and interactions with people through conversation and experiences. As a Brand Ambassador, you will receive a behind-the-scenes look at how to execute large and small events as well as how to engage with fans and people in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area to continue to grow a fan base. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute a consistent brand experience by knowing and embodying the MNUFC brand
  • Tell our story in a consistent and energetic fashion
  • Generate excitement through in-person conversations with fans at events and activations
  • Setting up activation footprints the MNUFC way
  • Tear down with effectiveness and organization in mind
  • Write post event recaps within 24 hours following an activation
  • Act as an energetic, highly engaging extension of the MNUFC brand at events and activations
  • Participate in fan engagement at home games
  • Assist with general needs including inventory, organization, and data entry

Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Access to reliable transportation (not all locations are accessible via public transit)
  • Flexible schedule – most events will be in the evenings during the week and on the weekends
  • Available to work up to 20-25 hours per week
  • Ability to work most if not all home matches (February - end of season)
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Outstanding communication skills, including in-person and email
  • An outgoing and energetic personality with ability to maintain a conversation with strangers
  • Bilingual in English and another language is not required, but preferred

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 Corporate Partnerships Reporting & Analytics Intern

The Corporate Partnerships Reporting and Analytics Intern is a paid, part-time temporary position within the Club, focused on gaining hands-on experience in establishing reporting and analytics impacting the Club’s partnerships. The position will focus on assisting the sponsorship sales and service team with acquisition, implementation, and recapping partnerships by researching prospects and industry trends, tracking fulfillment of partnership accounts and creating recap presentations utilizing key metrics collected throughout the season. This position is highly analytical and technology-based, but requires business development sense and an entrepreneurial spirit. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with workflow of the partnership sales process and database management through KORE software
  • Create department reports within KORE for tracking sales, account movement and fulfillment
  • Establish reporting and tracking processes for partnership recaps by utilizing social media tracking software TrackMaven and fan surveys
  • Prepare industry and fan segmentation reports in Nielsen Scarborough
  • Create professional analytic reports for partner recaps using the Digideck platform
  • On game days assist partnership marketing team with partner activations and proof of performance collection
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities
  • Technological aptitude; the ability to troubleshoot complex systems and solve reporting problems
  • Team-first attitude, positive and willing to assist whenever necessary
  • Strong organizational skills and curiosity to learn
  • Excellent computer, verbal and written skills
  • Experience in descriptive statistics and reporting preferred
  • Ability to work all match days and special hospitality events which may include nights, weekends and potentially some holidays
  • Available 5 days a week for a total of 20 hours per week in office (including additional events and game days)
  • Ideally working toward a Bachelor’s degree or recent graduate

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 Event Lead

The Event Lead is a part-time position. This role will be responsible for providing consistency and continuity throughout all events so that no matter who, what, why, or where the event or activation is, the MNUFC brand and story we are telling remains clear. The Event Lead will then bring that vision to life by making sure that both you and Brand Ambassadors are consistent on messaging and interactions with people through conversation and experiences. As an Event Lead, you will receive a behind-the-scenes look at how to execute large and small events as well as how to engage with fans and people in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area to continue to grow a fan base. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute a consistent brand experience by knowing and embodying the MNUFC brand
  • Provide reports on equipment updates and brand ambassador interaction
  • Assist with event preparation and logistics
  • Ensure the MNUFC story is being told energetically and consistently
  • Conduct on-site meetings at activations to information share and ensure preparedness
  • On-site point of contact for questions and guidance
  • Generate excitement through in-person conversations with fans at events and activations
  • Lead the set up and tear down at activations in an effective and organized fashion
  • Take photos at activations and events, and write post event recaps within 24 hours
  • Act as an energetic, highly engaging extension of the MNUFC brand at events and activations
  • Participate in fan engagement at home games
  • Assist with general needs including inventory, organization, and data entry

Requirements:

  • 2+ years street team, brand ambassador, activation, or comparable experience
  • Ability to manage an activation and the staff working the activation
  • Access to reliable transportation (not all locations are accessible via public transit)
  • Flexible schedule – most events will be in the evenings during the week and on the weekends
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Available to work up to 30 hours a week
  • Ability to work most if not all home matches
  • Ability to work the duration of the season (February-end of season)
  • Outstanding communication skills including in-person and email
  • An outgoing and energetic personality with ability to maintain a conversation with strangers
  • Focused on attention to detail, taking initiative, and creating a positive working environment

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 Premium Seating Intern

The Premium Seating intern is a paid, part-time, temporary position within the Club, focused on gaining hands-on experience in premium hospitality and service with a professional sports organization. The position will focus on assisting the premium hospitality manager by leading projects and assisting with day-to-day department responsibilities related to premium service, operations, and events. In addition, this position will play a role in coordinating, executing any hospitality events that are hosted for corporate partners and premium clients. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage various projects for premium seating from beginning to end through communicating, and providing project updates across multiple departments and levels
  • Coordinate match day part-time staff scheduling, training, and on site management during games to ensure excellence in service for our guests
  • Coordinate match day premium operations through pre-match communication with vendors, internal groups, and part-time staff
  • Coordinate single match rental processing, contracting and confirmation for suites and loges
  • Assist with client-facing communication, service and execution of client requests
  • Assist with tracking match day budget, ticket usage and creating recaps and reports
  • Assist with planning and executing hospitality events for premium, corporate partner clients and prospects
  • Lead outside event setup, activation and teardown
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent computer and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Team-first attitude, positive, and willing to assist wherever necessary
  • Must be self-motivated and willing to take initiative
  • Ability to work all match days and special hospitality events which may include nights, weekends and potentially some holidays
  • Available 5 days a week a total of 20 hours per week in office (including additional events and game days)
  • Ability to frequently lift up to 25 lbs., and work occasionally in an outdoor environment
  • Ability to sit, stand or walk for long periods of time
  • Ideally working towards a Bachelor’s degree or recent graduate
  • Customer service and/or events experience preferred

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 Special Events Intern

Reporting to the Special Events Manager, the Special Events Intern is a part-time role that will assist in the execution of many aspects of Allianz Field Special Events as well as full stadium events hosted at Allianz Field. The Special Events Intern will contribute to increasing department efficiency and overall improvement of event management for Special Events at Allianz Field. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the set-up and teardown of Special Events
  • Help manage special events from client arrival through event end
  • Able to lead Special Event tours, which includes being knowledgeable about the team and club history
  • Take event photos capturing the space, the people, and the overall environment of events
  • Assist in providing direction to contracted Security and Cleaning Staff
  • Assist the Special Events Coordinator and Special Events Manager with organization and inventory of special event assets
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and manage multiple tasks
  • Assist with the preparation and execution of full stadium tours including leading tours, organizing materials, preparing giveaways post tour, and other tasks assigned
  • Work with Gather on stadium calendar management
  • Per scheduled availability, attend meetings, calls and walk-throughs
  • Assist with Marketing materials and mailings
  • Stay up-to-date on industry products and trends - identifying opportunities for inclusion into the MNUFC and Allianz Field experience
  • Responsible for focusing on attention to detail, taking initiative, and creating a positive working environment

Requirements:

  • Prior experience with a professional or collegiate sports organization
  • Minimum 1 year with special events, wedding, or convention experience
  • Outstanding communication skills including in-person and email
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to meet deadlines and follow timelines
  • Flexible schedule – office hours during the week and events on weekends and weeknights
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs
  • Access to reliable transportation

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Allianz Field Jobs

Guest Experience Staff Hiring Events:

  • Saturday, Feb. 22, 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Allianz Field
  • Thursday, Feb. 27, 4:00-6:00 p.m. at Allianz Field Brew Hall

Feb. 22: Enter through Premium Entry on the west side of the stadium. Please bring your resume and two forms of identification. You are encouraged to apply to the Guest Experience Staff position below.

 App Assistance Team

Minnesota United FC is in search of enthusiastic, friendly and technology savvy individuals to join our MNUFC App Assistance team during events at Allianz Field! A candidate for this position promotes a positive and professional image. An ideal candidate needs to have a passion to talk to all guests and approaching them on how to enhance their experience at Allianz Field. Applications for this position should be submitted through Teamwork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Energetically tell fans about the MNUFC App while proactively assisting guests with any mobile Ticketing or App related issues
  • Enthusiastically encourage guests to download the MNUFC App to take advantage of in-stadium services such as wayfinding and express food ordering
  • Report any App issues through communication tools
  • Smile, welcome and thank guests for attending every MNUFC match
  • Meet and greet all guests entering Allianz Field, check for valid tickets when necessary
  • Be personal and pro-active in assisting all guests with the highest level of customer service and hospitality
  • Assist guests by providing accurate directions to seating sections within Allianz Field and surrounding areas i.e. Great Lawn, United Sculpture, and Light Rail
  • Receive and quickly act upon requests or complaints from guests; refer serious problems to supervisory staff
  • Retain an extensive knowledge of Allianz Field layout, seating Sections, key venue personnel identity, and emergency activity procedures
  • Enforce stadium and league rules, regulations and policies
  • Provide immediate assistance to guests in the event of an accident or injury
  • In the event of an emergency, assist in evacuating Allianz Field, while maintaining a calm, professional demeanor
  • Monitor all public areas to maintain order and safety
  • Cohesively work in conjunction with other departments, including security, food service, ticket office, retail, parking, custodial/housekeeping, and maintenance
  • Perform additional functions and activities as directed by the Ticket Operations Manager
  • May be cross trained in Ticket Office duties and work within the Ticket Office as needed

Requirements:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Operate computerized ticketing
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and potential holidays
  • All applicants must be 18 years of age or older
  • Prior experience operating computerized ticketing
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 2 to 3 years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Event experience preferred

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 Gameday Public Relations Staff

The Gameday Public Relations Staff role is a paid, part-time, game day position. This position is ideal for a current student pursuing a degree in public relations or related field, or recent college graduates with an interest in public/media relations. A knowledge of MNUFC and Major League Soccer is a plus! Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with executing all gameday press-box and media operations, as well as supporting community activations in relation to gameday, including press box set up and take down
  • Provide media and broadcast teams with statistical and press content pre-game, halftime and post-game
  • Assist with gameday media hospitality
  • Transcribe postgame coach and player quotes
  • Assisting MNUFC PR staff and MLS Visiting Team staff with post-game locker room access, press conferences and interviews

Requirements:

  • Professionalism in all interactions with fans, corporate partners, fellow MNUFC staff members, and MNUFC players, executives, and coaches
  • Punctuality and accountability is essential
  • Excellent organization skills are required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and cultural competency, including the ability to interact comfortable with people in all walks of life is necessary
  • Availability on evenings, weekends, and potential holidays
  • Ability to work a majority of home matches and stadium events (March-October)
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred

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 Guest Experience Staff

Members of our Guest Experience Staff are Loonatics. They are not afraid to be themselves. They are authentic, diverse and glass half-full. Our Guest Experience Staff is obsessed about the details, committed to problem solving and building better relationships with our fans. Lastly, they are as excited about Minnesota United as they are serving the guests who are excited about Minnesota United. Our Guest Experience Staff will act as Ticket Takers, Ushers and more throughout Allianz Field.

Members of our Guest Experience Staff will need to bring their enthusiasm to all of the Minnesota United FC home matches and full stadium events during the 2020 season. This part-time position focuses on creating a brilliant fan experience. Guest Experience Staff will benefit from an in-depth look behind the scenes of a professional sporting event, and will have the opportunity to work with professionals from a wide range of departments and levels. There are leadership opportunities for those who work hard and are passionate about winning as a team. The Guest Experience Staff will report to the Guest Experience Manager. Applications for this position should be submitted through ADP Workforce Now.

Responsibilities:

  • Create a brilliant experience for all fans and supporters
  • Monitor and manage various stadium amenities and areas during each match
  • Oversee and assist gate entry and ticket taking process
  • Operate guest services booth to assist with guest inquiries, requests, and complaints
  • Serve as liaison for various departments
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Ability to stand and be active long periods of time, and lift at least 20 lbs
  • Ability to interact with customers in a personable and outgoing manner
  • Able to take initiative and create a positive environment
  • Able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and potential holidays
  • Able to work a majority of MNUFC home games/Allianz Field events (March - November)
  • All applicants must be 18 years of age or older

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 Stadium Operations Staff

The Stadium Operations Staff is responsible for all changeover and conversion of Allianz Field. This role will assist with event preparation, set up and tear down for home games and special events at the stadium, as well as general maintenance around the stadium. This is a part-time role located in Saint Paul, Minnesota at Allianz Field. Applications for this position should be submitted through Teamwork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Set up / tear down special events and game day
  • Maneuvering chairs, tables, furniture, stages, etc.
  • Work as a team to complete necessary set up in accordance to event layout
  • Assist with maintenance, upkeep, and organization around the stadium
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • High school diploma (or equivalent)
  • Able to work flexible hours including days, nights, weekends and potential holidays
  • Ability to perform general labor including lifting (up to 40 lbs.), bending, and standing for long periods of time
  • Must be self-motivated and have excellent organizational skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to work as a team is a must

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 Tour Guide, Allianz Field

Reporting to the Special Events Coordinator, a Tour Guide is a part-time role that will be responsible for conducting full stadium and special event tours at Allianz Field. A Tour Guide will engage in various types of tours including public, private, and educational. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead full stadium and special event tours; Tour groups will vary in age, size and topic
  • Follow all guidelines as set up by stadium officials
  • Abide by stadium safety procedures and restrictions
  • Lead school groups and educational tours that provide learning experiences for students
  • Assist with checking doors/ tour routes to make sure everything is unlocked
  • Ensuring classroom spaces are set prior to tours if leading an educational tour
  • Be well-informed on all aspects of the stadium and the team

Requirements:

  • Prior experience as a tour guide
  • Working as an educator or working with children
  • Previous experience speaking in front of groups
  • Ability to be on feet for 2-3 hours at a time
  • Be comfortable with speaking and interacting with all age groups of potential guests (pre-k to senior citizens)
  • High school graduate; College degree is preferred
  • Flexible schedule- tours will not have a consistent schedule
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs

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Learn more about opportunities working with the MNUFC food and beverage partner, Delaware North, at Allianz Field by visiting their job page.