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Full Time Employment Opportunities

Marketing & Events Manager


Players Sport & Social Group has grown into the one of the largest and most influential providers of adult social events, recreational sports leagues, tournaments in the nation! With over 68,000 members who participate with us each year. Our social events alone serve over 15,000 people annually with plans to double this in the next two years.


As we continue to grow with more events we are hiring for the position of Marketing & Event Manager. This person will work closely with the Director of Marketing, Events & Sponsorship and will be the driving force for growing the social program by upgrading existing events and creating new and innovative social events. This position will have a lot of freedom and autonomy to have impact on each event and share in the revenue produced by the events. The Marketing & Event Manager should be knowledgeable in social media trends, have a pulse on Chicago’s social scene, and be creative in thinking outside the box for new marketing campaigns and events. This person should be a go-getter with a take-charge attitude, who needs little supervision to complete a project. He/she should have a passion for specials events, and be self-motivated to create his/her own success. A love for sports is an asset.


If this sounds like you then we would love to meet with you!



· Develop a well rounded and successful marketing plan that grows our events and sport leagues.

· Manage and expand social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).


· Excellent communication skills, including writing, proof reading, and speaking skills.

· Coordinate with graphic designer(s) to create event and marketing promotional materials.

· Assist in planning and implementing large-scale events from start to finish.

· Expand and grow existing social events through executing a marketing plan. Events include Chicago Whiskey Festival, Chicago Tequila & Sangria Festival, Boos & Booze Halloween Party & NYE Party & The Big Dig Beach Party.

· Create and implement new social events.

· Propose new ideas to improve the event planning and implementation process.

· Help facilitate large scale sporting events/tournaments (Big Dig, Beach Slap, Luau, etc.)

· Manage PSSG Brand Ambassador team.

· Serve as liaison with on-site vendors.

· Assist with preparing budgets and managing check requests and invoices.

· Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and work assignments.

· Extremely organized and detail oriented.

· Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and by phone, with high professionalism.

· Ability to accomplish projects and meet deadlines with little supervision.

· Graphic design experience desired, not required.· Fantastic customer service ethic and high expectations for quality.

· Bachelor’s degree preferred; significant work experience can substitute for the degree.· At least 1-2 years of experience in event management and/or marketing.

· Proficient using the latest versions of Microsoft Word (mail merge & labels), Excel (formulas), PowerPoint a plus.




Played many different sports with them from soccer, dodgeball, volleyball, bowling, flag football, and some of their social events. Great opportunity to play many sports at various levels. It is a friendly group that keeps you coming back to win the elusive champions fleece.

Stephen S.   

Previously just played in one of their softball leagues on Wednesday nights and I must say I had a great experience. League was organized, umpires were professional, and the staff answered all questions I needed and made team registration easy. I highly recommend their leagues!

Xavier A.    

I’ve been participating in Players volleyball tournaments for close to 6 years now and they never disappoint. They have so many leagues and tournament dates for multiple sports that I can’t wait for them to post dates so I can fill up my calendar! Lots of friendly and helpful staff and their events are a great setting to meet new people!

Liz S.   

These guys run great events and leagues! They have leagues all over the city of every different level of competition. Totally recommend them!

Niko K.   

Fantastic Social Event Platform. Players Sports is great at connecting with ALL levels of players in the Chicagoland.

Paul G.   
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