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The comprehensive guide to careers in sports

Author: Glenn M Wong
Publisher: Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, ©2009.
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Product Description: As more students enter the growing field of sports management, there is a greater need for information informing them about their career choices. The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Sports provides an overview of what students should consider and expect from the varied career options available to them. This book answers the questions students are most likely to have, including what courses  Read more...
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Genre/Form: guide
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn M Wong
ISBN: 9780763728847 0763728845
OCLC Number: 149574062
Description: xxvi, 526 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
About the author --
Section 1: Job Search In The Sports Industry --
1: What is it really like to work in the sport industry? --
Sports organizations as employers --
Lack of job security --
Dispelling the myth: sports organizations are not as large as you think --
2: Preparation, preparation, preparation --
Homework --
Informational interviews --
3: Assessment process --
Self-assessment --
External assessments --
Computer evaluations and psychological tests --
Analyzing other factors --
4: Mapping the plan --
Starting big --
Narrowing --
Prioritize --
How have others reached the job I want? --
5: Educational path --
Sports management education --
Evaluating sport management programs --
General acceptability of degrees in the field --
Online programs --
Sport management program accreditation --
Where to find information about schools --
Students looking to transfer into sport management programs --
Master's degrees --
Schools for specialized careers --
Advice while attending school --
6: Networking --
Making contacts with industry professionals --
Conferences, associations, and professional meetings --
Informational interviews and informal contacts --
7: Resources for job and internship seekers --
Job and internship listings: varying experience levels --
Team and organization websites --
Websites of sport management programs --
Career and job fairs --
Search firm specializing in executive recruitment --
8: Internship: getting started --
Quality of internship employers --
What to look for from internship employers --
Getting the most out of your internship --
9: Internships: be prepared for bumps in the road --
10: Big step: internship to first job --
Full-time job or second internship? --
Best time to look for a full-time position --
Part-time work --
11: Mentors --
12: Presenting yourself --
Resumes --
Cover letters --
Interviews --
References --
Resources --
13: Mid-careers moves --
Career changers --
Seemingly overqualified candidates --
14: Final tips --
Section 2: Sports Industry: Segment Descriptions --
15: Introduction to the sports industry --
16: Basketball --
National Basketball Association --
Women's National Basketball Association --
National Basketball Development League --
Continental Basketball Association --
17: Hockey --
National Hockey League --
American Hockey League --
ECHL --
Central Hockey League --
International Hockey League --
Southern Professional Hockey League --
Junior hockey: United States Hockey League --
18: Football --
National Football League (NFL) --
Arena Football League --
Canadian Football League --
NFL Europa --
United Indoor Football --
Women's Professional Football League --
Independent Women's Football League --
19: Baseball --
Major League Baseball --
Minor League Baseball --
Independent leagues --
20: Soccer --
Major League Soccer --
Federation International de Football Association --
Major Indoor Soccer League --
United Soccer League (USL) --
Women's Premier Soccer League --
Women's United Soccer Association --
21: Lacrosse --
Major League Lacrosse --
National League Lacrosse --
22: Golf --
Professional Golf Association Tour --
Ladies Professional Golf Association --
United States Golf Association --
Professional Golfers' Association of America --
23: Tennis --
United States Tennis Association --
Association of Tennis Professionals --
Women's Tennis Association --
World Team Tennis --
24: Volleyball --
Association of Volleyball Professionals --
25: Auto racing --
NASCAR --
Open wheel racing --
26: Horse racing --
National Thoroughbred Racing Association --
United States Trotting Association --
27: Action sports --
X games --
28: Olympic sports --
Olympic games --
United States Olympic committee --
USA Basketball --
Pan American games --
Special Olympics --
29: Amateur sports --
National Collegiate Athletic Association --
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics --
National Junior College Athletic Association --
National Christian College Athletic Association --
Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges --
30: Event management --
NCAA College Football Bowl Games --
NCAA Final Four Basketball tournaments --
Professional golf and tennis events --
31: Facility management --
Global spectrum --
JRV management --
32: Ticketing --
Ticketmaster --
StubHub --
FirstDIBZ --
33: Concessions --
Aramark --
Centerplate --
34: Multimedia --
ESPN --
35: Television --
ABC sports --
CBS sports --
NBC sports --
Fox sports --
Comcast SportsNet --
36: Radio --
WFAN 660 AM --
Satellite radio --
37: Print --
Sports Illustrated --
Street and Smith's SportsBusiness journal --
38: Manufacturers --
Nike, Inc --
Adidas AG --
And 1 --
PUMA --
Spalding --
Titleist --
Callaway Golf Company --
Hillerich and Bradsby Company --
39: Retail --
Dick's Sporting Goods --
Recreational Equipment, Inc --
40: Licensees --
Twin Enterprises, Inc --
41: Sports agencies --
IMG --
IMG college --
Octogon --
Wasserman media group --
Velocity sports and entertainment --
Millsport --
Creative artists agency --
SFX sports group --
Cindrich and company --
Intersport, Inc --
Bonham group --
Fenway sport group --
42: Corporate sponsorship --
43: Unions --
Major League Baseball Players Association --
National Football League Players Association --
National Basketball Players Association --
National Hockey League Players Association --
Women's National Basketball Players Association --
Major League Soccer Players Union --
44: Professional associations and organizations --
National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics --
American Hockey Coaches Association --
National Association of Basketball Coaches --
Black Coaches and Administrators --
Knight Foundation Commission --
45: Sports marketing research --
IEG, Inc --
46: Sports travel --
Diamond baseball tours --
PrimeSport international --
Sports travel and tours --
Premier corporate events --
47: Corporate law --
Proskauer Rose, LLP --
Ropes & Gray --
McKenna, Long, & Aldridge, LLP --
48: Cottage industries --
Baseball info solutions --
HCC specialty underwriters --
NACDA consulting. Section 3: Career Tracks Of Executives In The Sports Industry --
49: Introduction to career tracks --
Not all career tracks can be followed --
There are other ways --
Conducting your own analysis --
Executive turnover --
Completeness of information --
50: Major League Baseball general managers --
Backgrounds of general managers in major league baseball --
Is there a pattern in the career tracks? --
Creating your own track --
Things to keep in mind --
51: Major league baseball executives --
Who's in charge of major league baseball? --
52: Minor league baseball general managers --
Backgrounds of minor league baseball general managers --
Is there a pattern in the career trackers? --
Creating your own track --
53: NBA marketing professionals --
Backgrounds of NBA marketing professionals --
Is there a pattern in the career tracks? --
Creating your own track --
54: NBA executives --
Who's in charge of the NBA? --
55: NCAA football bowl subdivision athletic directors --
Backgrounds of NCAA football bowl subdivision athletic directors --
Is there a pattern in the career tracks? --
Creating you own career track --
56: NCAA division lll athletic directors --
Backgrounds of current division ill athletic directors --
Is there a pattern in the career tracks? --
Creating your own track --
57: NCAA football bowl subdivision conference commissioners --
Backgrounds of current FBS conference commissioners --
Is there a pattern in the career tracks? --
Creating our own track --
58: NCAA football championship subdivision conference commissioners --
Backgrounds of current FCS conference commissioners --
Is there a pattern in the career tracks? --
Creating your own track --
59: NCAA marketing professionals --
Backgrounds of ACC athletic department marketing professionals --
Is there a pattern in the career tracks? --
Creating your own track --
Section 4: Organizational Charts --
60: Introduction to organizational charts --
61: College athletics --
Boston College --
University of Michigan --
University of Massachusetts-Amherst --
Westfield State College --
University of St Thomas --
Metro Atlantic athletic conference --
NCAA football bowl subdivision and bowl championship series conference --
62: Professional sports teams --
NFL franchise --
Boston Celtics --
Pirate City: Pittsburgh Pirates, Florida operations --
Baseball operations for a Major League Baseball team --
Houston Dynamo --
Newark Bears --
Springfield Falcons --
63: Professional sports league --
Professional team sport: league office --
NFL Japan --
64: Sports association and events --
2007 US Open Golf Championship --
New England PGA --
65: Unions --
MLBPA: labor team --
MLBPA: licensing team --
66: Agencies --
Octagon: business segments --
Octagon: athlete representation --
Example marketing/consulting structure --
67: Facilities --
MassMutual center --
Large indoor arena --
68: Amateur athletics --
USA swimming --
Bourne Braves --
69: Retail --
Olympia sports --
70: Print and media --
Sports Illustrated --
71: Sports conglomerates --
Comcast spectacor --
New England sports ventures --
Section 5: Job announcements --
72: Introduction to job announcements --
Information included in this section --
Helpful hints --
Compensation --
Language of the industry --
Position spotlights --
73: Leadership positions --
Director of athletics and recreation, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth --
Athletic director, Delta State University --
Director of intercollegiate athletics, Michigan State University --
Executive director, USA Water Ski --
Commissioner, Midwest Classic Conference --
Commissioner, LPGA --
Executive director, NFLPA --
Commissioner, NBA --
74: Sales and marketing --
Compensation levels --
Sales intern, Seattle Mariners --
Marketing and team services intern, ECHL League office --
Corporate sales and service internship, Portland Trail Blazers --
Marketing and promotions internships, Florida Atlantic University --
Local marketing coordinator, PlayStation Pro, AST Dew tour --
Fan development coordinator, Philadelphia Eagles --
Client services manager, Washington Redskins --
Account manager-corporate sponsor services, Carolina Panthers --
Marketing coordinator, Detroit Pistons/Palace Sports & Entertainment Service Company --
Corporate sales executive, Memphis Redbirds --
Event advertising and promotion manager, US Soccer Federation --
Director of sports marketing, High Point University --
Manager of corporate sales and sponsorships, New York Yankees --
Corporate sponsorship sales executive, Houston Rockets --
Director of sales and marketing, Global Spectrum Convention Centers --
Marketing analyst team marketing and business operations, NBA league office --
Senior director of marketing and promotions, Florida Panthers and BankAtlantic Center --
CRM marketing manager, NFL league office --
Co-marketing manager, ESPN --
Assistant commissioner for marketing and sales, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference --
Manager team marketing and business operations, NBA league office --
Vice president of sales, Jan Jose Grand Prix --
Director of sponsorship and business development, USA Diving --
Vice president of marketing, St Louis Blues --
Marketing account executive, Portland Trail Blazers --
Senior director corporate partnerships, Washington Capitals --
Sports marketing manager, Disney Sports Attractions --
Director of marketing partnerships, National Basketball Hall of Fame --
Manager of club consulting and services, NHL league office --
Vice president of sponsorship sales, AVP Pro Beach Volleyball tour --
Director marketing and media, NBA league office --
Director of marketing, Professional sports team --
Senior vice president of marketing, NFL network --
Chief marketing officer, Professional sports team. 75: Tickets/box office sales and service --
Compensation levels --
Sales and marketing assistant internship, SAP open --
Ticket office internship, Oklahoma State University --
Athletic tickets sales internship, Florida Atlantic University --
Ticket office representative, New England Patriots --
Ticket operations coordinator, Boston Celtics --
Ticket sales representative, Minnesota Timberwolves --
Pipeline account executive, Charlotte Checkers --
Inside sales representatives, Oakland Athletics --
Premium seating coordinator, Houston Texans --
Sales consultant, Lake Erie Monsters --
Inside sales manager, Delray Beach International Tennis Championships --
Guest experience representative for season tickets, Miami Dolphins --
Senior group ticket sales and service executive, Atlanta Thrashers/Atlantic Spirit LLC --
Director of ticket operations, University of Central Florida --
Assistant ticket manager, Army Athletic Association --
Ticket sales manger, Houston Comets --
Assistant box office manger, SMG Pensacola Civic Center --
Suite sales manager, Atlanta Braves --
76: Public relations --
Compensation levels --
Public relations/broadcasting intern, Trenton Devils --
Communications intern, Orlando Magic --
Media services intern, University of Oregon --
Publicist, Philadelphia Flyers --
Hispanic public relations manager, Homestead-Miami Speedway --
Sports information Director, Cornell College --
Public relations assistant/coordinator, Milwaukee Bucks --
Manager of soccer communications, MISL league office --
Senior communications manager, WTA tour --
Media relations manager, Big Ten network --
Director of mass communications, Chicago White Sox --
Director, media relations and public relations, Boston NLL team --
Vice president of communications, Maloof Sports and Entertainment (MS & E) --
Vice president, public relations, Champ Car World Series --
Senior manager, corporate communications, NHL league office --
77: Community relations --
Compensation levels --
Community relations intern, Houston Dynamo --
Community relations assistant, Detroit Pistons/Palace Sports & Entertainment Service Company --
Community relations coordinator, Washington Capitals --
Community relations coordinator, NBA league office --
Community relations senior coordinator, NBA league office --
78: New business and media development --
Compensation levels --
Business development and strategy intern, Orlando Magic --
Manager: website and new media, New York Red Bulls --
Interactive specialist, Portland Trail Blazers --
New media manager, Baltimore Ravens --
Director of new media, Philadelphia 76ers --
Vice presidents of internet strategy and development, Versus --
79: Games operations and production --
Director of game operations, Iowa Energy --
Digital media coordinator, Boston Celtics --
80: Player personnel --
Compensation levels --
Football operations internship, San Francisco 49ers --
Basketball operations internship, Orlando Magic --
Area scout supervisors, (Northern TX, OK, KS, NE), St Louis Cardinals --
Director of player personnel, Houston Rockets --
Director of scouting, Major League Baseball team --
Director of player development, Major League Baseball team --
Assistant general manager, Major League Baseball team --
General manager, Major League Baseball team --
81: Administration --
Director of team travel (traveling secretary), Major League Baseball team --
Team president/general manager, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees --
General manager/president, ECHL team member --
82: Accounting and finance --
Finance intern, Oakland Athletics --
Staff accountant, Baltimore Ravens --
Financial analyst, NFL league office --
Senior accountant corporate finance, Octagon --
Controller, Washington Redskins --
Vice president of finance, Tampa Bay Rays --
Business manager, University of Colorado --
Director of finance, AEG Live --
Chief financial officers, Arena Football League --
83: Facility management --
Operations intern, Sprint Center --
Assistant manager of facilities and engineering, Boston Bruins/TD Banknorth Garden --
Event manager-Rose Quarter, Global Spectrum --
Booking manager, Dolphin stadium --
Operations manager, SMG Reliant Park --
Event coordinator-US Airways Center, Sports and Entertainment Services --
Coordinator of facilities and events, University of Richmond --
Assistant athletic director-facilities and internal operations, Illinois State University --
General manager, Global Spectrum convention center --
Director of stadium grounds, Columbus crew --
Director of operations, Prudential center --
Vice president of ballpark operations, Washington Nationals --
84: Information technology --
Information technology intern, Tampa Bay Lightning --
Basketball technology administrator, Houston Rockets --
Ad traffic coordinator, NHL.com --
Business systems analyst, Pittsburgh Pirates --
System administrator, Washington Redskins --
Vice president of information technology, Arizona Diamondbacks --
85: Human resources --
Human resources manager, Cleveland Cavaliers --
Human resources manager, WMG Corporate --
86: Event management --
Assistant commissioner for championships, Colonial Athletic Association --
Director of championships, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference --
87: Broadcasting --
Broadcast communications intern, Los Angeles Galaxy --
Producer/editor, NFL Digital Media Group --
Programming manager, Big Ten network-Fox sports --
88: Licensing --
Licensing assistant, Players Inc --
Assistant director of marketing and licensing, Colorado State University --
Assistant vice president-multimedia, Players Inc --
Vice president of licensing, Players Inc --
89: Legal services --
Legal assistant, NFL Players Association and Players Inc --
Paralegal, Atlanta Braves --
Senior counsel, Turner Broadcasting --
Attorney, LPGA --
Assistant general counsel, NFL Management Council --
Senior vice president and general counsel, NFL Management Council --
90: Compliance --
Athletic compliance specialist, Cleveland State University --
Special assistant to general counsel for NCAA compliance, Florida International University-Miami --
Assistant athletic director, compliance, Georgia Southern University --
Compliance assistant, NCAA Football Championship subdivision school ---
Compliance Coordinator, Franklin Pierce College --
Compliance director, Baylor University --
Assistant director for compliance, Rutgers University --
Assistant director of enforcement, NCAA --
Director of compliance, Big 12 Conference --
91: Development --
Athletic fundraising internship, North Carolina State University --
Senior major gift officer for the department of athletics, University of California, Berkeley --
92: Sports agencies --
Internship program, IMG --
Sponsorship consulting training program, Velocity Sports & Entertainment --
Account coordinator-event marketing, Legacy Marketing Partners --
Account executive, Wasserman Media Group-Marketing --
Account supervisor, Paragon --
Account manager-golf, IMG --
Project director, IEG --
Vice president valuation services, IEG --
Director sponsorship consulting, Velocity Sports & Entertainment --
Associate vice president, Strategic Group --
Sports agent, Athlete Representation --
93: Corporate sponsorship --
Sponsorship marketing manager, Wells Fargo Bank --
94: Sports goods and apparel --
Associate promotion specialist, Reebok --
Product line manager, Jordan Apparel, Nike --
Event marketing manager, Reebok --
95: Internship programs --
Internship opportunities, Houston Astros --
Internship program, Cleveland Cavaliers --
Internship program, NFLPA --
Index.
Responsibility: Glenn M. Wong.

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Product Description: As more students enter the growing field of sports management, there is a greater need for information informing them about their career choices. The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Sports provides an overview of what students should consider and expect from the varied career options available to them. This book answers the questions students are most likely to have, including what courses they should take, what areas are available to them, what salary can they expect to earn after graduation, and how they can get the job of their dreams. In the highly competitive field of sports management, it is important for individuals to prepare themselves well and to make the right decisions along the way. Although there are no guarantees of success, this book will increase student's likelihood of finding success in the sports industry. Encouraging research and realistic expectations, this book has been developed by an author with many years of experience as a respected practitioner, teacher and internship coordinator.

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   schema:description "Foreword -- Preface -- About the author -- Section 1: Job Search In The Sports Industry -- 1: What is it really like to work in the sport industry? -- Sports organizations as employers -- Lack of job security -- Dispelling the myth: sports organizations are not as large as you think -- 2: Preparation, preparation, preparation -- Homework -- Informational interviews -- 3: Assessment process -- Self-assessment -- External assessments -- Computer evaluations and psychological tests -- Analyzing other factors -- 4: Mapping the plan -- Starting big -- Narrowing -- Prioritize -- How have others reached the job I want? -- 5: Educational path -- Sports management education -- Evaluating sport management programs -- General acceptability of degrees in the field -- Online programs -- Sport management program accreditation -- Where to find information about schools -- Students looking to transfer into sport management programs -- Master's degrees -- Schools for specialized careers -- Advice while attending school -- 6: Networking -- Making contacts with industry professionals -- Conferences, associations, and professional meetings -- Informational interviews and informal contacts -- 7: Resources for job and internship seekers -- Job and internship listings: varying experience levels -- Team and organization websites -- Websites of sport management programs -- Career and job fairs -- Search firm specializing in executive recruitment -- 8: Internship: getting started -- Quality of internship employers -- What to look for from internship employers -- Getting the most out of your internship -- 9: Internships: be prepared for bumps in the road -- 10: Big step: internship to first job -- Full-time job or second internship? 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   schema:description "Section 3: Career Tracks Of Executives In The Sports Industry -- 49: Introduction to career tracks -- Not all career tracks can be followed -- There are other ways -- Conducting your own analysis -- Executive turnover -- Completeness of information -- 50: Major League Baseball general managers -- Backgrounds of general managers in major league baseball -- Is there a pattern in the career tracks? -- Creating your own track -- Things to keep in mind -- 51: Major league baseball executives -- Who's in charge of major league baseball? -- 52: Minor league baseball general managers -- Backgrounds of minor league baseball general managers -- Is there a pattern in the career trackers? -- Creating your own track -- 53: NBA marketing professionals -- Backgrounds of NBA marketing professionals -- Is there a pattern in the career tracks? -- Creating your own track -- 54: NBA executives -- Who's in charge of the NBA? -- 55: NCAA football bowl subdivision athletic directors -- Backgrounds of NCAA football bowl subdivision athletic directors -- Is there a pattern in the career tracks? -- Creating you own career track -- 56: NCAA division lll athletic directors -- Backgrounds of current division ill athletic directors -- Is there a pattern in the career tracks? -- Creating your own track -- 57: NCAA football bowl subdivision conference commissioners -- Backgrounds of current FBS conference commissioners -- Is there a pattern in the career tracks? -- Creating our own track -- 58: NCAA football championship subdivision conference commissioners -- Backgrounds of current FCS conference commissioners -- Is there a pattern in the career tracks? -- Creating your own track -- 59: NCAA marketing professionals -- Backgrounds of ACC athletic department marketing professionals -- Is there a pattern in the career tracks? -- Creating your own track -- Section 4: Organizational Charts -- 60: Introduction to organizational charts -- 61: College athletics -- Boston College -- University of Michigan -- University of Massachusetts-Amherst -- Westfield State College -- University of St Thomas -- Metro Atlantic athletic conference -- NCAA football bowl subdivision and bowl championship series conference -- 62: Professional sports teams -- NFL franchise -- Boston Celtics -- Pirate City: Pittsburgh Pirates, Florida operations -- Baseball operations for a Major League Baseball team -- Houston Dynamo -- Newark Bears -- Springfield Falcons -- 63: Professional sports league -- Professional team sport: league office -- NFL Japan -- 64: Sports association and events -- 2007 US Open Golf Championship -- New England PGA -- 65: Unions -- MLBPA: labor team -- MLBPA: licensing team -- 66: Agencies -- Octagon: business segments -- Octagon: athlete representation -- Example marketing/consulting structure -- 67: Facilities -- MassMutual center -- Large indoor arena -- 68: Amateur athletics -- USA swimming -- Bourne Braves -- 69: Retail -- Olympia sports -- 70: Print and media -- Sports Illustrated -- 71: Sports conglomerates -- Comcast spectacor -- New England sports ventures -- Section 5: Job announcements -- 72: Introduction to job announcements -- Information included in this section -- Helpful hints -- Compensation -- Language of the industry -- Position spotlights -- 73: Leadership positions -- Director of athletics and recreation, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth -- Athletic director, Delta State University -- Director of intercollegiate athletics, Michigan State University -- Executive director, USA Water Ski -- Commissioner, Midwest Classic Conference -- Commissioner, LPGA -- Executive director, NFLPA -- Commissioner, NBA -- 74: Sales and marketing -- Compensation levels -- Sales intern, Seattle Mariners -- Marketing and team services intern, ECHL League office -- Corporate sales and service internship, Portland Trail Blazers -- Marketing and promotions internships, Florida Atlantic University -- Local marketing coordinator, PlayStation Pro, AST Dew tour -- Fan development coordinator, Philadelphia Eagles -- Client services manager, Washington Redskins -- Account manager-corporate sponsor services, Carolina Panthers -- Marketing coordinator, Detroit Pistons/Palace Sports & Entertainment Service Company -- Corporate sales executive, Memphis Redbirds -- Event advertising and promotion manager, US Soccer Federation -- Director of sports marketing, High Point University -- Manager of corporate sales and sponsorships, New York Yankees -- Corporate sponsorship sales executive, Houston Rockets -- Director of sales and marketing, Global Spectrum Convention Centers -- Marketing analyst team marketing and business operations, NBA league office -- Senior director of marketing and promotions, Florida Panthers and BankAtlantic Center -- CRM marketing manager, NFL league office -- Co-marketing manager, ESPN -- Assistant commissioner for marketing and sales, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference -- Manager team marketing and business operations, NBA league office -- Vice president of sales, Jan Jose Grand Prix -- Director of sponsorship and business development, USA Diving -- Vice president of marketing, St Louis Blues -- Marketing account executive, Portland Trail Blazers -- Senior director corporate partnerships, Washington Capitals -- Sports marketing manager, Disney Sports Attractions -- Director of marketing partnerships, National Basketball Hall of Fame -- Manager of club consulting and services, NHL league office -- Vice president of sponsorship sales, AVP Pro Beach Volleyball tour -- Director marketing and media, NBA league office -- Director of marketing, Professional sports team -- Senior vice president of marketing, NFL network -- Chief marketing officer, Professional sports team."@en ;
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-- Assistant box office manger, SMG Pensacola Civic Center -- Suite sales manager, Atlanta Braves -- 76: Public relations -- Compensation levels -- Public relations/broadcasting intern, Trenton Devils -- Communications intern, Orlando Magic -- Media services intern, University of Oregon -- Publicist, Philadelphia Flyers -- Hispanic public relations manager, Homestead-Miami Speedway -- Sports information Director, Cornell College -- Public relations assistant/coordinator, Milwaukee Bucks -- Manager of soccer communications, MISL league office -- Senior communications manager, WTA tour -- Media relations manager, Big Ten network -- Director of mass communications, Chicago White Sox -- Director, media relations and public relations, Boston NLL team -- Vice president of communications, Maloof Sports and Entertainment (MS & E) -- Vice president, public relations, Champ Car World Series -- Senior manager, corporate communications, NHL league office -- 77: Community relations -- Compensation levels -- Community relations intern, Houston Dynamo -- Community relations assistant, Detroit Pistons/Palace Sports & Entertainment Service Company -- Community relations coordinator, Washington Capitals -- Community relations coordinator, NBA league office -- Community relations senior coordinator, NBA league office -- 78: New business and media development -- Compensation levels -- Business development and strategy intern, Orlando Magic -- Manager: website and new media, New York Red Bulls -- Interactive specialist, Portland Trail Blazers -- New media manager, Baltimore Ravens -- Director of new media, Philadelphia 76ers -- Vice presidents of internet strategy and development, Versus -- 79: Games operations and production -- Director of game operations, Iowa Energy -- Digital media coordinator, Boston Celtics -- 80: Player personnel -- Compensation levels -- Football operations internship, San Francisco 49ers -- Basketball operations internship, Orlando Magic -- Area scout supervisors, (Northern TX, OK, KS, NE), St Louis Cardinals -- Director of player personnel, Houston Rockets -- Director of scouting, Major League Baseball team -- Director of player development, Major League Baseball team -- Assistant general manager, Major League Baseball team -- General manager, Major League Baseball team -- 81: Administration -- Director of team travel (traveling secretary), Major League Baseball team -- Team president/general manager, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees -- General manager/president, ECHL team member -- 82: Accounting and finance -- Finance intern, Oakland Athletics -- Staff accountant, Baltimore Ravens -- Financial analyst, NFL league office -- Senior accountant corporate finance, Octagon -- Controller, Washington Redskins -- Vice president of finance, Tampa Bay Rays -- Business manager, University of Colorado -- Director of finance, AEG Live -- Chief financial officers, Arena Football League -- 83: Facility management -- Operations intern, Sprint Center -- Assistant manager of facilities and engineering, Boston Bruins/TD Banknorth Garden -- Event manager-Rose Quarter, Global Spectrum -- Booking manager, Dolphin stadium -- Operations manager, SMG Reliant Park -- Event coordinator-US Airways Center, Sports and Entertainment Services -- Coordinator of facilities and events, University of Richmond -- Assistant athletic director-facilities and internal operations, Illinois State University -- General manager, Global Spectrum convention center -- Director of stadium grounds, Columbus crew -- Director of operations, Prudential center -- Vice president of ballpark operations, Washington Nationals -- 84: Information technology -- Information technology intern, Tampa Bay Lightning -- Basketball technology administrator, Houston Rockets -- Ad traffic coordinator, NHL.com -- Business systems analyst, Pittsburgh Pirates -- System administrator, Washington Redskins -- Vice president of information technology, Arizona Diamondbacks -- 85: Human resources -- Human resources manager, Cleveland Cavaliers -- Human resources manager, WMG Corporate -- 86: Event management -- Assistant commissioner for championships, Colonial Athletic Association -- Director of championships, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference -- 87: Broadcasting -- Broadcast communications intern, Los Angeles Galaxy -- Producer/editor, NFL Digital Media Group -- Programming manager, Big Ten network-Fox sports -- 88: Licensing -- Licensing assistant, Players Inc -- Assistant director of marketing and licensing, Colorado State University -- Assistant vice president-multimedia, Players Inc -- Vice president of licensing, Players Inc -- 89: Legal services -- Legal assistant, NFL Players Association and Players Inc -- Paralegal, Atlanta Braves -- Senior counsel, Turner Broadcasting -- Attorney, LPGA -- Assistant general counsel, NFL Management Council -- Senior vice president and general counsel, NFL Management Council -- 90: Compliance -- Athletic compliance 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