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 promote soccer, the world's game, and through it inspire and unite our community. We are resilient, inclusive, and dedicate. We value excellence, winning, teamwork, and respect.
 
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

 Director of Operations, Allianz Field

The Director of Operations is part of the Stadium Operations Department for Minnesota United FC. The Director of Operations will report directly to the General Manager of Allianz Field and be responsible for all building operations associated with the facility, including maintenance and repair, as well as managing housekeeping and security. In addition, this individual will be responsible for maintaining and operating a preventative maintenance program for the stadium.  Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Essential Duties:

  • Work closely with the General Manager of Allianz Field to create and implement various building operation policies and procedures
  • Work with stadium contractors to develop and implement comprehensive preventative maintenance programs and work order systems
  • Manage operations/engineering staff to ensure proper operation and maintenance of the heating, cooking, electrical and plumbing systems at all times
  • Conduct both the hiring and training of all operations staff and building engineers
  • Oversee relationship with stadium cleaning service, including outline of expectations, scheduling, and training with an added emphasis on guest service expectations
  • Maintain a complete understanding of all fire, emergency, lighting and other control systems and ensure all are in proper working condition as well as assist in the scheduling of required inspections and maintenance
  • Oversee relationship with stadium 24/7 security provider outline expectations, scheduling, and training with an added emphasis on guest service expectations
  • Manage building access control systems
  • Direct a complete and effective dry-down to ensure proper winterization of the facility
  • Facilitate proper training for all appropriate operational staff on building management and life safety systems and ensure that the appropriate security personnel are properly trained
  • Plan and manage department budget including internal part time staff as well as external contractors
  • Continuously create a comprehensive capital expense budget and present to General Manager of Allianz Field
  • Collaborate with local city and county governments and municipalities on stadium projects to ensure compliance, acceptance, and coordination

Education/Experience:

  • 3 – 5 years in an operationally focused role
  • Bachelor’s degree in building management -- significant experience and academic exposure may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Appropriate technical expertise in areas of HVAC systems, plumbing systems and facility maintenance; experience with automated building systems is preferred
  • Demonstrate knowledge in operational procedures, facility capabilities, industry terminology and event related services.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and other technical documents, as well as an understanding of building codes/life safety regulations
  • Assist Academy Director and/or Scouting Coordinator to set-up combines or training visits for prospective players; distribute and collect any training apparel used by trialists
  • Coordinate and set-up team meals during travel; assign interns to assist with this function
  • Communicate with Head Coaches any issues regarding player apparel or equipment; insure that all MLS or MNUFC contracts relating to the wearing of apparel or use of equipment is fulfilledExcellent communications skills, well-organized and detail-oriented

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Part Time Positions

 Corporate Partnerships Intern

The Corporate Partnerships Intern is a paid, part-time temporary position within the Club, focused on gaining hands-on experience in partnership activation with a professional sports organization. The position will focus on assisting the sponsorship sales and service team with acquisition, implementation, and recapping partnerships by creating presentations, coordinating special events and assisting with game day partnership execution. In addition, this position will play a role in coordinating, executing, and assisting with any hospitality events that are hosted for corporate partners. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with day-to-day department responsibilities
  • Create professional and creative partnership proposals
  • Lead match day activation set-up and teardown
  • Manage match day promotions staff
  • Manage occasional outside event setup, activation and teardown
  • Capture and organize mentions of partners in social media and news clippings
  • Capture and organize match day photographs of sponsor activations
  • Produce detailed season recaps for all partners using analytic and presentation tools
  • Assist with planning and executing hospitality events for corporate partner clients and prospects
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities
  • Excellent computer and presentation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Team-first attitude, positive, and willing to assist wherever necessary
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • 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 a recent college graduate or working toward a Bachelor’s degree
  • Customer service and/or events experience preferred

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Allianz Field Jobs

 Guest Experience Staff

Members of our Guest Experience Staff are Rare Birds. 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 2019 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
  • All applicants must be 18 years of age or older

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 Green Team Ambassador

Members of our Green Team are the face of sustainability at Allianz Field. Our Green Team is passionate about reducing the environmental impact of Allianz Field. They are committed to educating and engaging our fans in ways that make recycling and composting fun.

Members of our Green Team will need to bring their enthusiasm to all of the Minnesota United FC home matches during the 2019 season. This part-time position focuses on helping Minnesota United and Allianz Field achieve their sustainability commitments. Green Team Staff members 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. The Green Team will report to the MNUFC Sustainability Committee. Applications for this position should be submitted through ADP Workforce Now.

Responsibilities:

  • Create a brilliant experience for all fans and supporters
  • Be a knowledgeable resource on Allianz Field’s three-bag system
  • Monitor and manage various trash receptacles in assigned areas during each match
  • Assist fans in making the correct decisions with waste disposal
  • 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
  • Ability to work a minimum of 90% of remaining MNUFC home games
  • Able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and potential holidays
  • All applicants must be 18 years of age or older

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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.