Taylor Sheldon University of Oregon

Hey, I'm Taylor. I am 24 years old from Eugene, Oregon, and I just finished my undergrad studying Sports Business and Marketing. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my wife, researching and playing fantasy football, and enjoying the outdoors. I aspire to make my mark in the world of within marketing, business development, or operations.


University of Oregon

Graduated June 2017

Bachelors of Science (B.S.) Business Administration

Emphasis: Sports Business

GPA: 3.53

Work Experience

Recruiting and Operations Intern

March 2016 - June 2017

• Extensively researched recruiting trends and key performance metrics for potential recruits and presented findings to the recruiting and coaching staff

• Created an analytical framework in MS Excel to identify and track key recruiting geographical hot-spots through cross-referencing D-1 scholarship players from Power 5 conferences with their high school of origin

• Tracked and reported the social media activity of recruits to assess their overall fit for the Oregon Football program

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

• Supported coaching and recruiting staff with game day operations by coordinating various aspects of official recruit visits such as security, credential distribution, and athletic director suite setup

• Aided in the securing of the 18th-ranked 2017 recruiting class in the nation, and at the conclusion of my internship, the 5th best 2018 recruiting class at that time (per rivals.com)

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 of my colleagues by securing ticket revenue of $2,564 across a pre-selected 8-game schedule and finished with $1,200 more in secured revenue than the second highest finisher

Shift Lead/Barista

December 2013 - Present

• Demonstrated superior customer service by engaging with and investing in every customer through using effective interpersonal and communication skills

• Displayed effective leadership as shift lead through providing clear and effective feedback to coworkers to ensure process efficiency

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

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



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