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Event Management: Athletic Trainer/Physical Therapy/Doctor
Physical Therapy Manager - Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (Las Vegas, NV)

Position Summary:

At the UFC Performance Institute (UFC PI) we deliver performance-impacting physical preparation, sport science, and medical services to the world’s best MMA and combat athletes. Our core values are aligned to maximizing the health & wellbeing of UFC athletes, and to support athletes and coaches optimize their training, preparation, and ultimately performances in the octagon.

Aligned with the overall strategy of the UFC and the UFC Performance Institute (UFC PI) the Manager of Physical Therapy will work with the Director of Physical Therapy to provide elite level physical therapy services to the athletes of UFC PI UFC PI. Additionally, this role will collaborate to develop best in class injury prevention, rehabilitation guidelines and return to play protocols for MMA athletes.

Responsibilities:

1.      Provision of elite level sports physical therapy services including evaluations, program planning and treatments that include manual, myofascial, modality and therapeutic exercise interventions.

2.      Integration of physical therapy services into a multi-disciplinary model of care that includes strength and conditioning, nutrition and mental services

Participates in -establishing physical therapy care guidelines and return to play protocols.

3.      Participates, and assists in the development of support systems to aid in athlete assessments, and data collection and management.

4.      Cultivates relationships with athletes, coaches, and gyms to distribute evidence-based relevant information.

5.      Participates in on-going training with athletes, coaches, and UFC PI staff members to ensure continued professional development and adherence to professional codes of conduct.

6.      Performs other tasks, projects, and responsibilities as requested by the Director of Physical Therapy to establish a world class performance facility.

Skills & Experience:

1.      Post Graduate Degree in Physical Therapy required.

2.      3+ years of working with professional, high level collegiate/amateur or tactical athletes in an integrated performance environment preferred.

3.      Current state physical therapy licensure in good standing within the U.S.A. required.  Demonstrate ability to obtain Nevada state board physical licensure is required. 

4.      Awareness and proven ability to effectively collaborate with strength & conditioning staff on both prevention, rehabilitation and return to performance efforts.

5.      Credentials focused on sport performance and sport rehab such as SCS, CSCS and ATC are highly preferred.

6.      Certifications in manual physical therapy and soft tissue/myofascial techniques are highly preferred

7.      Professional experience in contact sports required, combat sports preferred.

8.      Understanding of the demands of the MMA sport (i.e. physical, physiology, gender-specific, weight categories, weight management, travel requirements, etc.).

9.      Understanding of existing evidence-based research, and the implementation of new research areas to enhance the sport, athletes, and coaches.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1.      Requires close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  Additionally the ability to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols is necessary.

2.      Frequently required to sit, talk and hear.

3.      Must have the ability to use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.

4.      Ability to reach with hands and arms.

5.      Occasionally lift and/or move large or heavy objects.

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*        This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an Employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.  Duties and responsibilities can be changed, expanded, reduced, or delegated by Management to meet the business needs of the company. 

*        Employee is required to sign this document in the space provided below acknowledging receipt and comprehension of this job description. 

Zuffa LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Event Management: Event Operations/Management
Vice President, Event Marketing - Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (Las Vegas, NV)

Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

This position is based in Las Vegas, the UFC’s hometown and the Fight Capital of the World. Las Vegas matches the passion and energy of the UFC and offers a vast array of entertainment, restaurants, spas, golf courses, shops and accommodations. The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

The Ultimate Opportunity:

Zuffa offers an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision, LTD, life, supplemental life, short-term disability and 401(k) with a company match. Our Las Vegas office has an on-site gym with cardio equipment, weight machines and free weights. All employees receive UFC FIGHT PASS, a digital subscription services with exclusive live events, thousands of fights on-demand, original content, The Ultimate Fighter television show and more!

Strategy for Winning:

Our office consists of people who are passionate, dedicated and innovative people. The Vice President, Event Marketing is responsible for generating ticket sales revenue and building local market awareness for all UFC events. This position oversees ticket sales and operations, marketing plans, media buying, market research, promotional campaigns, retail activations, community relations and grassroots efforts for (40) live events worldwide annually.  

Essential Functions:

1. Develops strategic local marketing and advertising campaigns to maximize ticket sales and revenue, and maximize event awareness and exposure. 

2. Performs significant market research and analysis of data on ticket sales, buying trends, disposable income, DMAs, TV ratings and PPV buys.

3. Coordinates with venue’s marketing and public relations departments to leverage arena and team assets.

4. Manages and negotiates advertising campaigns with traditional forms of local media including print, radio, TV and outdoor.

5. Works with New Media team to develop and manage digital marketing initiatives, including social media, geo-targeted web advertising and local web promotions.

6. Works with other internal departments (Sponsorship, Affiliate Marketing, Community Relations, Public Relations, etc.) to leverage local sponsor activation, third party promotions, fighter appearances, youth programs, community relations and other charity events to promote upcoming events and increase ticket sales.

7. Creates marketing and brand presentations for each event.  Presents internally and to venue executives, government agencies, local partners and advertisers.

8. Responsible for event marketing budget and ticket sales goals determined by senior management. 

9. Supervises ticket sales and operations, including VIP Experience, group sales and secondary ticketing initiatives.

10. Establishes ticket pricing strategy, revenue projections, venue scaling, on-sale plans and dynamic pricing initiatives.

11. Administers efficient, accurate, and timely reporting mechanisms related to sales activity, as well as budget projections and analysis for senior management.

12. Assist in Finance and Strategy department with ticket sales revenue projections during the annual business planning and budgeting process.

13. Oversees the RFP process, contracts, and vendor relations for ticket system, ticket printing, ticket management and other ticket-related software programs, including dynamic pricing and secondary sales channels.

14. Responsible for hiring and managing local marketing representatives and collaborates with other divisions to effectively manage local marketing network.

15. Works with all departments to maintain and develop a high level of customer service for all customers.

16. Other tasks, projects, and responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Vice President, Event Development & Operations.

Skills & Experience:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Sports Management, Business, or other related area.  Master’s degree strongly preferred.

2. 10+ years experience in sports marketing, touring events, professional team or venue industry.

3. Minimum of 5 years of experience conducting market research.

4. Experience and knowledge of primary ticketing systems, including Ticketmaster, Veritix and AXS, secondary channels and dynamic pricing tactics. 

5. Strong financial reporting skills.

6. Understanding of marketing and advertising principles and the ability to think “outside the box”.

7. Ability to work independently and thrive in a multi-task, fast-paced environment.

8. Highly organized, detail-oriented, high degree of accuracy, proactive and a critical thinker, with excellent decision-making ability.

9. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with individuals at all levels of the organization, internally and externally. 

10. Must be flexible and responsive to evolving and changing business environment.

11. Proven ability to work collaboratively.

12. Ability to travel when needed.

13. Ability to maintain discretion and confidential information. 

14. Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and the ability to learn other basic computer programs.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Requires close vision and the ability to adjust focus.  Additionally the ability to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols is necessary.

2. Frequently required to sit, talk and hear.

3. Must have the ability to use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.

4. Ability to reach with hands and arms.

5. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 lbs.

Zuffa LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Event Management: Conversion Crew
Octagon Associate/Stagehand - Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) (Las Vegas, NV)

Become a Champion with us:

Just like the way our fighters prepare with their training partners to be the very best, here at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) we encourage that type of teamwork. A UFC employee, like a mixed martial artist, is well-rounded and willing to put in the time necessary to be world-class. With a team of champions in the office, the UFC has fought relentlessly to break into the sports world with undeniable success. Our growth both in and outside of the Octagon has revolutionized the fight business and made the UFC the world’s leading mixed martial arts promoter and largest pay-per-view event provider. We are universally recognized for our action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the most prestigious arenas around the globe. Come join us as we progress at a rate never-before-seen in the professional sports world.

This position is based in Las Vegas, the UFC’s hometown and the Fight Capital of the World. Las Vegas matches the passion and energy of the UFC and offers a vast array of entertainment, restaurants, spas, golf courses, shops and accommodations. The UFC, owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, has additional offices in London, Toronto, Singapore and Sao Paulo.

Strategy for Winning:

Our office consists of people who are passionate, dedicated and innovative. This position is responsible for managing, overseeing and performing all tasks related to octagon logistics, including setup, maintenance, etc. 

Responsibilities:

  1. Helps load and unload the event trucks and containers.

  2. Travels to Domestic and International events to set up and take down Octagon.

  3. Runs the gates and trouble shoots any issues with the octagon during events.

  4. Loads out UFC office and all other equipment from event venue after each event.

  5. Performs inspection and maintenance of octagons, including fencing, hardware, paint, etc., while at the Las Vegas warehouse and events, and reports everything to VP, Event Operations.

  6. Helps maintain records of octagon maintenance and provides reports and information as requested.

  7. Participates in inventories of materials and equipment for events and octagons. 

  8. Provides general labor services and general maintenance to other Zuffa departments as requested.

  9. Other tasks, projects and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Skills & Experience:

  1. 2-3 years of experience setting up and taking down similar items i.e. concert staging, ramps, etc.

  2. Forklift and Scissor Lift certification required.

  3. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  4. Strong follow-up skills.

  5. Strong self-motivation/self-starter personality.

  6. Excellent organization and planning skills.

  7. Strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to proactively anticipate situations and solve them in advance or have a solution ready.

  8. Ability to maintain confidential information.

  9. Intermediate skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and ability to learn other basic computer programs.

EOE  This is a part-time position that works when events occur.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Please tell us about your experience bulding stages and/or similar items.
2. Do you have forklift and scissor lift certifications?
3. What interests you about this position?
4. Are you able to travel for the position?
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