Boston Glory is a semi-professional Ultimate (Frisbee) team playing in the 25-team American Ultimate Disc League. 2023 will mark the team’s third season. Glory has a number of open positions which are described below:
Representative responsibilities include day to day operations of the team, coordination of volunteers, selection of food and beverage vendors, gameday management, disbursement of player/coach salaries, travel coordination, including supervision of ticket and merchandise sales and in-game promotions, merchandise ordering and reordering, help with setup and breakdown, and recruitment of gameday personnel including scorers, DJ, timekeeper, trainer, etc. This position reports to and collaborates with ownership and oversees volunteers. Position is expected to coordinate with all positions including coaching staff and players. This is a paid position which offers a broad exposure to Glory’s operations and can serve as an introduction to business management.
Director of Sponsorships
Glory can offer a wide range of benefits to sponsors, including on-field branding, mentions on game broadcasts, branding on uniforms, social media exposure, involvement in half-time activities and co-branding of merchandise, including items given away in connection with community outreach. The Director of Sponsorships will be responsible for identifying and soliciting interest from companies and other local institutions who would be interested in sponsoring Glory, and with working with players and others to solicit such interest. An ideal applicant will have the ability to create partnerships which are appealing and fun for sponsors and fans alike. The position reports to and collaborates with ownership; and collaborates with team’s media director and General Manager. This is a paid position with compensation directly tied to the amount of sponsorship revenue generated.
Director of Camps/Clinics
A number of AUDL teams have had success running summer and off-season clinics, frequently in conjunction with local recreation departments. Glory ran one such clinic in 2022 at Hormel Stadium in Medford. Typically, rec departments provide facilities and publicize the clinic, while Glory provides additional publicity and is responsible for designing and implementing the clinic program. Glory receives the lion’s share of fees paid. Additionally, some AUDL teams have recently started offseason youth academies which provide one or two sessions a week of intensive training and which can form the basis for elite teams. Glory’s Director of Camps/Clinics is responsible for identifying localities interested in hosting summer clinics and arranging the logistics of those clinics, including staffing, program, and contingency planning. The Director will also be responsible for exploring and possibly implementing a winter academy program. The position reports to and collaborates with Glory’s ownership and General Manager; and collaborates with team’s media director, and coaching staff and players. This is a paid position with compensation directly tied to fees generated.
Director of Group Sales
This job involves identifying and contacting schools, club teams, companies and other organizations that would be interested in attending games as a group, and constructing packages of incentives (merchandise, on-field experiences, food and drink, player access, etc.) to make such group experiences appealing. This is a paid position with compensation tied to success.
Director of Concessions and Fan Engagement
This person will solicit food and beverage operators for home games and coordinate gameday activities designed to increase fan engagement.
Gameday statisticians track action on the field in real-time using an iPad and AUDL-developed software. This job requires attention to detail and an ability to perform under pressure. Gameday statisticians travel with Glory on road trips (all expenses paid) and receive a modest stipend.
The timekeeper operates the stadium clock at home games in conjunction with the refereeing crew. Previous experience is helpful but not required.
The DJ plays appropriate music, including “walkup” music for individual players following good plays through the Hormel Stadium PA system at home games.
The team photographer is responsible for capturing the action at home games, along with taking headshots of players for publicity purposes.
Persons interested in any of these positions should email firstname.lastname@example.org