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Sports Agents handle financial and legal matters for their professional athlete clients. Resumes in this field showcase such responsibilities as developing marketing strategies for professional athletes; conducting extensive networking to build positive working relationships with clients, agents, and team representatives; negotiating, structuring, and brokering players' contracts; and managing and coordinating recruiting strategies. Employers look for applicants who can show a bachelor's degree related to sports management on their resumes, as well as prior work experience in a legal or accounting background.

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1

Sports Agent

responsible for marketing Olympic athletes to increase their exposure and gain sponsorships and endorsements.

  • Managed more than 20 Olympic athletes' and celebrity's travel schedules and itineraries
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy while multi-tasking in a fast-paced sports marketing environment
  • Expanded knowledge of processes used in research and development for athlete clientele speaking engagements
  • Maintained and updated celebrity disease Excel database using organizational and analytical skills
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Public Relations
2

Certified Sports Agent/advisor - Major League Baseball

Responsible for the building and development of relationships with clients and MLB organizations. Accountable for negotiating contracts, signing bonuses, arbitration, equipment, and professional endorsements while maintaining a high level of ethical standards.

  • Agent/Advisor in a company that has negotiated over $160 million in Major League Baseball contracts.
  • Personal success in growing the company client base by 34%.
  • Provided professional services to over 75 professional baseball players.
  • Evaluated, recruited, and managed players at all levels of baseball.
  • Negotiated amateur bonus contracts of over $25 million with Major League Baseball organizations.
  • Secured merchandise agreements and vendor contracts with equipment and card companies.
  • Day to day maintenance of all company clients on a business and personal level.
  • Served as a professional client liaison between Major League Baseball organizations and sports marketing companies.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
3

Lead Sports Agent

Solely responsible for garnering 30% market share for an agency which represented the world's top professional poker players

  • Managed all marketing and public relations aspects for 40 world class poker players
  • Developed relationships across all media as well as with key executives of Harrahs, World Series of Poker, North American Poker Tour, Latin American Poker Tour, European Poker Tour, ESPN, NBC, and Travel Channel
  • Booked appearances on David Letterman, The Today Show, CNBC, Bloomberg Financial, CBS Morning Show, NY 11, ESPN's Sportcenter, VanPelt, and SportsNation
  • Negotiated player contracts in Europe, South America, and North America including representing and negotiating contracts for Joe Cada (youngest ever World Series of Poker Main Event Champion - $8.5M in prize money)
  • Negotiated and represented $30M in annual player contracts
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Management
Sport Management
4

Sports Agent Assistant

Developed relationships with clients in the daily deal space to establish partnerships and increase public awareness.

  • Proactively managed existing client relationships.
  • Addressed agents' specific learning needs related to their career and personal goals (e.g. negotiation, athlete training)
  • Assisted agent in managing and organizing job options, booking/upgrading flights, booking hotels, booking cars, etc.
  • Researched a range of market trends associated with sports management, customer experience, and media consumption.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Sports Management
5

Co-owner / Sports Agent

Involved in the strategic negotiation for 6 year $60 million contract extension offered to client

  • Coordinated the recruitment of collegiate athletes in the northeast and southeastern part of United states
  • Managed clients day to day activities
  • Created Rashad Baker(Oakland Raiders) Football camp helping over 400 kids each year from Southern NJ
Candidate Info
39
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Business Marketing
6

NFL Sports Agent

Played key strategic role in contract negotiations and career planning for approximately 30 players in the National Football League, including multiple first round draft picks.

  • Spearheaded client recruitment and lead logistical planning efforts in all areas of client servicing, including pre-draft preparation and marketing.
  • Identified and utilized key resources to aid in business development, including networking groups, social media and online search engines.
  • Helped to manage all aspects of athletes' careers on and off the field.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
JD
Juris Doctor
7

NFL Sports Agent

Played key strategic role in contract negotiations and career planning for approximately 30 players in the National Football League, including multiple first round draft picks.

  • Spearheaded client recruitment and lead logistical planning efforts in all areas of client servicing, including pre-draft preparation and marketing.
  • Identified and utilized key resources to aid in business development, including networking groups, social media and online search engines.
  • Helped to manage all aspects of athletes' careers on and off the field.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Sports Administration
JD
Juris Doctor
8

Sports Agent/recruiter

Specialized in the consultation and marketing of clients throughout Europe, Asia, and South America

  • Represented clients on a contractual basis. Helped clients earn on average a 30% increase in salary from previous years, through company marketing strategies and sales negotiations
  • Prospected and generated leads via cold calling, networking, and traveling to evaluate new clients.
  • Played professional basketball in Europe and South America for 5 years after graduating college
  • Traveled with the world famous Harlem Globetrotters/Washington Generals playing in over 18 different countries on 4 different continents
  • Worked various basketball camps, and coached two youth basketball teams in Europe.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Business Management And Marketing
9

Assistant to Sports Agent

  • Assisted Dan Fegan (ranked 2nd among NBA agents by Hoopshype.com) with contract negotiations, risk and financial analysis on salary offers and project budgets on a weekly basis
  • Participated in recruitment and promotional meetings daily with our six agents to increase marketing revenue and client base
  • Verbal and written communication every week regarding all NBA-related endorsement inquires for players including Dwight Howard and John Wall
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
10

Sports Agent

Improved agency skills by working as an independent agent with National Basketball Player Association

  • Trained with Aspire Sports Management to understand state and federal provisions for signing players
  • Communicated with players and team representatives through interpersonal calls and emails
  • Managed player contracts with both national teams and professional endorsers
  • Help conduct professional direct tryouts for players.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice

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