Taylor Sheldon University of Oregon

Hey, I'm Taylor. I am 23 years old from Eugene, Oregon and I just finished my undergrad studying Sports Business. I aspire to make my mark in the world of sports within operations, brand marketing, or sales. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my wife, playing golf, and enjoying the outdoors.

Education

University of Oregon

Graduated March 2017

Bachelors of Science (B.S.) Business Administration

Emphasis: Sports Business

GPA: 3.53

Work Experience

Shift Lead/Barista

December 2013 - Present

• Demonstrated superior customer service through engaging with and investing in every customer

• Acted as shift lead through facilitating post-shift money reconciliation and providing leadership and feedback to coworkers to ensure process efficiency

• Cultivated a positive, healthy, team-first environment by setting clear individual and communal goals and achieving them

• Displayed excellent speed and multi-tasking ability in a fast-paced environment, helping the stand secure more than $20,000 in weekly sales

Ticket Sales Intern

2015 - 2016 Season

• Acted as a sales liaison to the Portland Trail Blazers, facilitating the ticket sales process from start to finish for games during the 2015-16 NBA season. This included identifying and communicating the best ticket options available to individual and group clients

• Built and maintained professional network of relationships with clients, often facilitating sales of multiple games for returning clients

• Created keynote marketing tools to communicate and present information about various ticket options, purchasing, and supporting the Warsaw Sports Business Center in fundraising efforts through buying tickets

• Discovered potential buyers through the use of personal and professional networks and used creative techniques to discover new potential clients

• Finished first in the program among my five colleagues, securing ticket revenue of $2,564 across a pre-selected 8-game schedule

Recruiting and Operations Intern

March 2016 - Present

• Assisted WR Coach Michael Johnson in the coordination and execution of multiple recruiting projects in order to identify and track 2018/2019 WR recruits

• Created an analytical framework in Excel to identify and track key recruiting hot-spots in Southern California, Texas, and Georgia, through cross-referencing D-1 scholarship players from Power 5 conferences with the high school they originated from

• Demonstrated high organization, research, analytic, and presentation skills through producing weekly reports aiding the coaching staff in the process of offering scholarships to potential Oregon Football recruits

• Aided staff in game day operations by coordinating various aspects of official recruit visits such as security, credential distribution, and athletic director suite setup, aiding in the securing of the 18th-ranked 2017 recruiting class in the nation (per rivals.com)

Club Involvement: Warsaw Sports Business Club

Digital Media Subcommittee

October 2016 - March 2017

• Created, edited, and published creative media content for the Warsaw Sports Business undergraduate website

• Photographed and published content from bi-monthly meetings, special events, and Warsaw trips

• Consistently collaborated with others in a team environment to produce engaging content and drive member interaction and engagement within the club

Study Abroad: Europe

September 2015

Allianz Arena, FC Bayern Munich, adidas World HQ

• Participated in the Warsaw Sports Business Club undergraduate study abroad to Netherlands and Germany, with stops in Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Munich, and Berlin

• Gained first-hand industry experience learning about topics of ticket sales, franchise marketing strategy and implementation, corporate sponsorship, athlete endorsements, and past and present European sport culture

• Site visits included: FC Bayern Munich, adidas World Headquarters, Nike European Headquarters, Sportfive Marketing Agency at Hertha Berlin SC, Ajax Football Club at Amsterdam ArenA, Fietsersbond Dutch Cyclist Union

Please feel free to contact me on any of these platforms:

t: (541) 736-6320

e: taylorsheldon@gmail.com

https://www.linkedin.com/in/taylorsheldon13

https://twitter.com/Tay_Sheldon

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