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3.4
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52%
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72%
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Mark Abbott
22 Ratings
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  • "Most internships don't seem to turn into full-time positions(in 5 reviews)

  • "There are days where it results in working long hours, but it's relative(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Love what you do"

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    Former Employee - Media Coordinator in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Major League Soccer full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    In my experience, everybody that I worked with loved what they did - working in soccer was an ultimate goal for a lot of us. Therefore, working nights and weekends never felt much like work. Traveling for games and the special events (MLS All-Star and MLS Cup) were always highlights.

    Cons

    Long hours, often working weekends, little pay. Can be difficult to understand your best bet for upward momentum - lots of people likely ahead of you, unless you're willing to leave to force a promotion.

    Advice to Management

    More transparency goes a long way. Be brave and embrace being a challenger brand to the US Sports space. Embrace social and listen to your younger colleagues for their creative solutions around relying on broadcasters all the time.

    Major League Soccer2019-05-16
  2. "Fun"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Major League Soccer part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun place to work with opportunity for growth

    Cons

    management was not always very helpful

    Major League Soccer2019-03-18
  3. "Foot in the Door"

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    Former Employee - Sales Trainee in Blaine, MN

    I worked at Major League Soccer part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of support all-around. Unique approach to teaching sales, and definitely emphasized a far more useful and personable approach than the used car salesman schtick.

    Cons

    Dorms were kinda sketchy. Very rigorous program. Some technical issues hurt as well.

    Major League Soccer2019-01-10
  4. "Sales Trainee"

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    Former Employee - Sales Trainee in Blaine, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Major League Soccer full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    had cool trainees to work with.

    Cons

    Be prepared to make cold calls all day, every day. Management is also trying to get rid of trainees that they do not get along with. Management was also disorganized.

    Major League Soccer2018-12-06
  5. "Fun place to work"

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    Former Employee - Sales Planner in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Major League Soccer full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team. Fun Environment. Positive atmosphere. Managers are open to feedback

    Cons

    Communication between departments was not always smooth.

    Major League Soccer2018-10-31
  6. Helpful (7)

    "If Effective Leadership Is Important To You, I Can't Recommend MLS"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Major League Soccer full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    The concept of what MLS puts forth is very attractive... valuing teamwork & diversity of thought, a creative/innovative environment, opportunity for personal growth....

    Cons

    However, after a year here, I have yet to experience any of those values in practice & usually see pretty much the exact opposite. Much depends on who you report to but unfortunately many of my piers compare notes & we have similar concerns/setbacks/frustrations b/c our voices are muted if we present a different point of view than that of our VP's even if we have the same if not more experience. The politics...

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    Advice to Management

    Truly take the company values to heart and redevelop organizational policies, league initiatives and leadership structure to be consistent with those values in practice. Don't keep the thinking the same people can deliver fresh results & seek outside consultant/agency support to help with the restructure, strategy & platform prioritization so an organizational roadmap can be laid out vs multiple departments creating/delivering...

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    Major League Soccer2018-11-11
  7. "Sales Trainee | National Sales Senter"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Major League Soccer full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing opportunity to learn hands on sales experience in a professional setting. Managers are there to help you learn and give you advice.

    Cons

    Can get very competitive.

    Major League Soccer2018-09-04
  8. "Intern"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Major League Soccer full-time

      Pros

      Cool place to work and office had perks

      Cons

      No growth and structure to follow

      Advice to Management

      Nothing really

      Major League Soccer2018-03-26
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      "Employee"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at Major League Soccer full-time

      Pros

      The marketing is great to build your own personal brand.

      Cons

      They do not care about their employees at all.

      Major League Soccer2018-02-28
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      "Management"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Major League Soccer full-time

      Pros

      Amazing vacation and holidays. The environment is generally relaxed and there are a lot of different departments to gain insight.

      Cons

      Management is not the best. A lot of managers have been grandfathered in and are not open to new ideas or changing processes.

      Major League Soccer2018-02-16
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