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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, submit resume and cover letter detailing interest on TeamWork Online.

To view internship descriptions, please click on the desired internship to learn more about the position. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Interns@StormBasketball.com telling us which internship you're interested in and why. Please put the name of the internship you are applying for in the subject line of your email. 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 a week you have to invest in an internship. We will select our 2014 interns in March and early April, so you can expect to hear back by then. Thank you for your interest in joining the Seattle Storm!

Below are the current openings with the Storm:

Seasonal and Part Time Positions:

Box Office Associate

This position is dedicated to the efficient servicing of all Seattle Storm guests at the KeyArena box office on game nights and events. The box office associate duties include walk-up ticket sales and will-call.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sell tickets via Ticketmaster system
  • Handle outbound and inbound will-call requests
  • Interact with guests to answer questions and resolve ticketing issues
  • Handle cash and credit card transactions and balance a simple bank

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Prior use of Ticketmaster or similar ticket system preferred
  • Previous box office experience preferred
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays as scheduled

The box office associate reports to the Ticket Operations Coordinator, and is a non-exempt, part-time position.

Marketing & Promotions Associate

Work closely with members of the Storm’s Marketing and Events & Entertainment Departments to execute projects from start to finish, including: community outreach promotions, game nights, Storm special events and administrative support. Many of these events are on evenings and weekends.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, implement and manage game night functions (in-arena, on-court, concourse & plaza activities)
  • Assist in event planning for marketing, ticket sales, community relations and public relations initiatives (e.g, basketball clinics, Season Ticket Holder parties, press conferences, Media Day, marketing events)
  • Seek out database building opportunities and lead generation
  • Manage Marketing & Event inventory (premium items, printed materials, signage, props)
  • Contribute to the development of branding/positioning for all advertising and promotional campaigns including ticket sales, sponsorship activation, TV and radio broadcasts, grassroots events, and KeyArena game activities

Skills and Experience

  • Ability to handle numerous tasks simultaneously, manage a project from design to completion, and deliver an outstanding work product
  • Detail-oriented, especially under deadline pressures, with excellent verbal and written skills
  • Highly organized and efficient with time
  • Creative focus when problem solving
  • Positive attitude toward colleagues and outside vendors
  • Strong teamwork and relationship-building talents
  • Knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher
  • Ability to work nights/weekends/flexible schedule

This is a part-time position. Qualified candidates should apply on nbateamjobs.teamworkonline.com, submitting a resume and cover letter.

Please reference that you are applying for the Marketing & Promotions Associate.

Seattle Storm Ball Kid

Students ages 15 and up may apply to become a member of the Seattle Storm Ball Kid Program. Applicants must submit the following to the Storm office by April 1, 2014, to be considered for the upcoming season.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Setting up the court (pre-game)
  • Setting up home/visitor locker rooms
  • Sweeping, wiping the floor
  • Distributing water, towels and warm-ups during timeouts
  • Folding warm-ups and towels
  • Rebounding for players before the game and during halftime
  • Assisting players before and after games as necessary
  • Cleaning locker room post game

Expectations:

In an effort to promote and maintain the professional atmosphere of our program, Ball Kids must follow the policies below. Please consider these policies carefully before applying to the program.

  • Perfect attendance to all assigned games, which fall between May and September
  • No autographs, idle chit chat or horsing around while working
  • This is a job and must be approached with a commitment to serve others in an unselfish and professional manner
  • Arrive to work on time, 2.5 hours before the game (normally 4:30 p.m.) and stay post game until the home/visiting team leaves.
  • Understand that you will be working very closely to the Storm as well as the opposing team. Trustworthiness and confidentiality are two key components of this job.

This is a game day position reporting to the Equipment Manager & Video Coordinator. Positions will be decided on or before April 27, 2014. For any questions, please feel free to email Kayce Kirihara at kkirihara@stormbasketball.com.

Seattle Storm Ball Kid Downloadable Application

Internships:

Thanks for your interest in an internship with the Seattle Storm. Unfortunately, all of our internship positions have been filled. Please check back for new postings in early 2015.