Shield Team Merchandise Associate – Contractor


To trailblaze a future of professional sports that is player-led and fan-focused.

Core Values

Stay Grounded

Think Critically

Encourage Creativity

Persevere through the noise

Operate like an owner

Be Helpful

The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of 8 teams with the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of The Chernin Group (TCG), Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, WWE, 35 Ventures, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and other top investors in sports and media. For more information, visit and follow on social media: Instagram (@PLL), Twitter (@PremierLacrosse), Facebook (@PremierLacrosseLeague) and YouTube (

Company Values:
  1. Stay grounded
  2. Think critically
  3. Encourage creativity
  4. Persevere through the noise
  5. Operate like an owner
  6. Be helpful
Position Overview:
The PLL is looking for 10 seasonal merchandise masterminds to activate at youth tournaments and events across the PLL’s 6 geographical locations. The ideal candidate exhibits a high level of work ethic  and will have prior experience working within the event merchandise space, is highly analytical and organized, and is driven by the opportunity to build, daily puzzle-solving, and finding opportunities for continuous improvement. This role will require travel for 1-2 events per month and 12 events total from April to December.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Sell PLL merchandise at events within local markets
  • Manage interactions with event attendees and deliver a memorable experience with the PLL
  • Manage and transport PLL inventory and track inventory shipments
  • Track and report sales and inventory data
  • Setup / breakdown of merchandise infrastructure, including tent, tables, displays, and product
  • Share feedback and report weekly on sales performance
  • Diligently managing end-to-end inventory processes to minimize onsite shrinkage and maximize integrity
  • Must live in or near a PLL market city (see position location below)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be available to work at least 1-2 weekends per month (Apr-Dec)
  • High social IQ and developed interpersonal skills
  • Cheerful and proactive working attitude
  • Ability to approach and confidently speak with attendees
  • Energetic and passionate about sports entertainment
  • Adaptable mindset with the ability to problem solve
  • Access to a vehicle to travel to tournaments and transport inventory
  • Physically capable of lifting 50 lbs
  • Able to be on their feet for 8 to 10 hours a day
  • Intermediate proficiency with Excel
Extra Credit:
  • Prior retail sales experience
  • Experience in sports marketing and/or coverage of sporting events
  • College Junior or Senior-level education in marketing/sports related field
  • Knowledgeable of the PLL brand
  • Familiarity with POS (point of sale) systems and the ability to learn new technologies
Position Locations:
  • Albany, NY
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Boston, MA
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Long Island, NY
  • $15.50 an hour
We require Covid-19 vaccination. We will consider reasonable accommodations only for valid and documented medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Premier Lacrosse League is an equal opportunity employer. Premier Lacrosse League is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Company is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.


The Premier Lacrosse League (2020 SBJ Sports Breakthrough of the Year) is a North American outdoor professional lacrosse league featuring the world’s 200 best players. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar Paul Rabil and his brother, serial entrepreneur, and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and other leading sports and media executives, entrepreneurs, and investors. The PLL season is distributed through an exclusive media-rights agreement with NBC Sports Group. The league has partnered with blue chips brands through its first two years of play, such as Ticketmaster, Gatorade, and Progressive. For more information, visit and follow on social media:

Instagram: @PLL

Twitter: @PremierLacrosse

Facebook: @PremierLacrosseLeague