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. In addition to a fast-paced environment with hard-working, collegial, engaged coworkers, we offer generous benefits, a forward-thinking culture, and the opportunity for career growth. When it comes to our employees, we value passion, dedication, diversity, resilience and teamwork.
 
Below are our open positions. Please apply via TeamWork Online unless otherwise specified below - include your resume, cover letter and references.

Full Time Positions

 Director of Season Ticket Services

The Director of Season Ticket Services position oversees all areas of the development and execution of season ticket services and retention. This position requires a highly passionate, hard-working individual with a primary focus on customer service and retention. This is a management position that hires, trains, and supervises season ticket services staff. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute retention and service philosophy and strategy
  • Create and manage season ticket holder events
  • Achieve season ticket renewal and retention sales goals
  • Oversee season ticket services team
  • Retention of club seat holders
  • Training and development around organizational service philosophy
  • Develop and execute strategies to increase renewal and retention
  • Manage season ticket holder experience in transition from Paciolan to SeatGeek
  • Assist in launch of digital ticketing
  • Manage automatic renewal of season tickets
  • Create reporting that will be delivered to the executive management team
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience in sales, service, guest relations or related area
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Dynamic interpersonal skills and approachable, outgoing personality
  • Work effectively individually and in group settings
  • Team player with a positive attitude, self-confidence, professionalism, resourcefulness, integrity, motivation, and a very strong work ethic
  • Ability to multi-task and remain self-motivated
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to portray self in a professional manner through speech and written material
  • Understanding of basic accounting and billing principles
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) from accredited four-year college or university required
  • Bilingual, Spanish preferred
  • Experience with ticket operations system, development application or other relational database
  • Knowledge of SeatGeek and SRO Ticketing System
  • Experience in digital ticketing
  • Knowledge of automatic renewals
  • Familiarity with computerized report writing or data extraction program
  • Demonstrated work experience in a professional sports or college athletics environment, including involvement with high-profile events
 Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

The position is a full-time, entry level position with Minnesota United FC. This person’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, performing receptionist duties by greeting and directing visitors, receiving and sorting daily mail/deliveries/couriers, performing various duties relating to office operations, and assisting various departments as needed. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet and direct visitors
  • Receive and deliver incoming mail; send outgoing mail
  • Assist with large gatherings/meetings
  • Complete opening and closing of the office
  • Schedule appointments and effectively manage executive calendars
  • Coordinate travel and related accommodations
  • Draft written email responses and handle phone calls with a high level of attention to detail
  • Draft routine correspondence
  • Organize, update, and maintain files and assist in general office organization
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality relating to the company and employees
  • Assist with special projects or other duties as assigned
  • Maintain the general cleanliness of the office
  • Update and oversee conference room schedules
  • Other miscellaneous office duties as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Prior administrative experience in a professional environment
  • Excellent organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work efficiently in a high energy, fast paced environment
  • Team player with a positive attitude, self-confidence, professionalism, resourcefulness, integrity, motivation, and a very strong work ethic
  • Ability to handle confidential information and projects with professionalism and discretion
  • Outstanding initiative and sufficient organizational acumen to maintain a high-volume workload
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays (including game days)

Part Time Positions

 Academy Intern

Minnesota United FC has created a hands-on learning experience for students looking to gain an understanding of a MLS Academy. The MNUFC Academy Internship will be an unpaid/for credit, part-time position, (anywhere around 15-30 hours per week depending on travel and credit requirements) from January to May within the Development Academy teams. This role provides a unique educational experience and a behind-the-scenes look into various elements associated with the Development Academy program. The participant will be supervised by the Academy General Manager. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Responsibilities:

  • Learn about various administrative roles in the MNUFC Academy, including the Development Academy
  • Gain hands-on experience in marketing, administration and operations
  • Travel to away Development Academy matches
  • Learn about and participate in MNUFC Development Academy communications, including its website content creation and social media presence
  • Under supervision from the Academy General Manager, ensure successful set-up and execution of Academy home matches

Requirements:

  • Current student working towards an undergraduate or graduate degree with an emphasis in a related field, ability to earn university credit is required
  • Interest and experience in competitive sports environment, soccer preferred
  • Previous experience in event management is preferred
  • Strong work-ethic and proactive attitude are essential
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Able to travel and work flexible hours (evenings, weekends)
 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
  • Ability to work the duration of the season (February - end of season)
  • Ability to work independently and with a team
  • 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
  • Focused on attention to detail, taking initiative, and creating a positive working environment
 Data Science Intern

The Data Science internship is a part-time, unpaid/for credit hands-on learning experience for students looking to gain an understanding of Data Science & Analytics in a Major League Soccer setting. Duties and tasks will center on data collection and analysis in a Sporting Operations environment. Duties and daily tasks include but are not limited to the responsibilities listed below. Applications for this position should be submitted through TeamWork Online.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain experience working with diverse, large, and complex data sets to solve dynamic and challenging problems
  • Practice statistical analysis and predictive modeling
  • Communicate and present findings
  • Learn how to develop impactful reports, presentations, and ongoing deliverables
  • Collaborate on new research opportunities across various functions
  • Help manage and input data for scouting department from leagues across the world
  • Compare trends between domestic leagues and leagues worldwide

Requirements:

  • Actively pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics or related Data Science Field – ability to earn university credit is required
  • Some experience with technical tools for analysis—Python, R, SQL
  • Some experience with database systems and database visualization
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Reliable transportation required
  • Able to work flexible hours, including nights, holidays, and weekends
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once, and deal with tasks that are time sensitive