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Career Opportunities

The Seattle Storm is always looking for bright, energetic people who want to work hard and play hard as part of one of the world's premier women's sports teams. We offer full time positions, seasonal and part-time employment and an internship program. Want to be part of it? Read on and see if you've got what it takes.

To apply for a full time position, seasonal, or part time position, candidates can always submit a resume and cover letter detailing interest on TeamWork Online.

Full Time:

The Seattle Storm currently has some full time positions available.

Overall Objectives:

Drive revenue and assist with achieving overall sales and attendance goals of the Seattle Storm by managing group ticket sales efforts. Work closely with top management in developing programs and revenue generating strategies to increase group sales. Manage a team of account executives focused on group ticket sales.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and execute group sales and prospecting strategies to maximize revenue generation from the sale of Storm ticket products, with a primary focus on selling group ticket products and experiences.
  • Assist with and support efforts to increase season ticket renewal rates and new sales.
  • Manage and monetize game-specific events with an emphasis on building relationships with clients that result in large group ticket purchases and repeat business.
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Communications, Season Ticket Sales, and Sponsorship Departments to develop theme nights and specific events to maximize group sales.
  • Manage sales campaign implementation to achieve or exceed desired goals including call volume, outside appointments, etc.
  • Reinforce and practice excellent customer service which increases customer retention and investment.
  • Participate in in-arena sales and service opportunities including hosting customers and prospects.
  • Attend team and community events for the purpose of making new connections and maximizing sales opportunities.
  • Participate in ongoing sales and service training and other professional development opportunities.
  • Influence and motivate peers to meet personal and team objectives.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • 2-3 years of management and event planning experience; ticket sales experience preferred.
  • 4-5 years of sales and service experience; ticket sales experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills; experience with Ticketmaster’s Archtics software preferred.
  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Meet and/or exceed organizational tickets sales revenue goals.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage and grow a client base.
  • Possess creative, strategic, and quantitative skills sets.
  • Demonstrate a positive and team-oriented attitude.
  • Able to work evenings and weekends.

This is a full-time, exempt position reporting to the VP of Ticket Sales. Full Seattle Storm employee benefit package.

*The Seattle Storm is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

To apply; submit resume and cover letter detailing interest to: Employment@StormBasketball.com

no phone calls please

Internships:

Are you looking for hands-on experience, mentoring and resume building in the field of professional sports? If so, the Seattle Storm Internship Program may be for you.

Seattle Storm interns spend up to 6 months focusing on one area of the organization, while still getting the chance to experience the total spectrum of running a team. Interns leave with experience and success designed to launch them on the career path of their choice. While Seattle Storm internships are unpaid, the experience gained is priceless. College credit is available. We are proud to offer the following internship for summer 2015:

What you will do:

  • Assist with daily operations of the Seattle Storm directly related to the team.
  • Set up and breakdown for Storm team practices on court and in locker room.
  • Participate in player practices including, but not limited to working the clock, keeping stats and passing & rebounding for players.
  • Assist with player workouts.
  • Assist with daily functions of equipment manager & basketball operations.
  • Assist visiting teams in the market during practices, shoot-a-rounds, & games.
  • Assist with game day activities including pre game set up, warm-up and post game.
  • Assist with preparing equipment for road travel

What you will learn:

  • Practice procedures for a professional sports franchise
  • Insight into professional WNBA coaching techniques
  • Women’s professional player workouts, drills, & skill building
  • Equipment Manager & Basketball Operations duties in a major sports league
  • How to make yourself accommodating and invaluable to visiting teams

What we ask of you:

  • Pursuing either a 4-year college degree, or have recently graduated in, Business, Sports Management, Sports Administration, Exercise Science, or Physical Education with a desire to pursue a career in the Sports Industry
  • Experience working for, or playing on, a collegiate or professional athletic team.
  • Be available to work the hours required to successfully complete the season (including nights, weekends, & holidays)
  • Ability to follow precise instruction.
  • Perform well under pressure.
  • Display strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be a self motivator and proactive.
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Dedication to the overall success of the Seattle Storm!

Successful candidates will be available the entire Storm season, approximately May through September/early October. Start and end dates may be negotiable in order to accommodate school year end & return dates.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Interns@StormBasketball.com. Put the internship position you’re interested in in the subject line of the email. In your cover letter, we’d like to hear how the Seattle Storm Internship Program supports your educational and career goals. We also need to know the dates you’re available and how many hours per week you plan to invest in an internship. You can expect to hear from the Storm in 2-3 weeks. Please do not call or send emails other than to the address above.