Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities


Referee is Hiring Now

Referee   magazine and the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) are looking for high-quality men and women to join our team as full-time employees.

We are growing and we need more people to help us educate and inspire sports officials across the country and around the globe.

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Account Manager

Racine, Wis. based company servicing the sports officiating industry providing content and services to a wide variety of sports organizations including professional leagues, national governing bodies and local organizations. Accountabilities include developing long-term relationships with a group of clients, connecting with key business partners, liaise between customers and cross-functional internal teams to ensure the timely and successful fulfillment of each partnership according to customer needs. Responsible for project-management, administrative and customer service duties, and sales and marketing. Must be a self-starter, highly-organized and detail-oriented with the ability to juggle multiple duties and responsibilities at once.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the lead point of contact for fulfillment, service, and administration on a variety of key accounts.
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting client relationships, including the development of trusted advisor relationships with key accounts, customer stakeholders and business partners.
  • Ensure the timely and successful scheduling, fulfillment and delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives.
  • Clearly communicate and report all progress to internal and external stakeholders
  • Develop new business with existing clients and/or identify areas of improvement to increase revenue.
  • Provide primary sales support to Sales Director.
  • Maintain and improve a variety of existing sales and marketing programs.
  • Other sales, marketing, production and administrative duties as assigned.

The position requires at least three years of experience in the field or in a related area, and a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Candidates must become immersed in the sports officiating industry, quickly learning our industry’s concepts, practices and procedures pairing those skills with a strong proficiency in account management, project management and business administration to accomplish goals. Candidates must be self-motivated, and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Requirements

  • Proven work experience as an Account Manager, or other relevant role.
  • Ability to work within a variety of teams, rallying colleagues, and effectively managing personalities, deadlines and priorities.
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organization, including executive and C-level.
  • Advanced problem resolution skills and communication abilities.
  • Solid experience with CRM software and MS Office (particularly MS Excel).
  • Experience delivering client-focused solutions to customer needs.
  • Proven ability to juggle multiple account management projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize among competing tasks.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Sports Officiating experience preferred.
  • BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Sales or relevant field preferred.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary is based on qualifications.

We offer half-day Fridays, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, and a competitive health and dental insurance plan.