Current available jobs in Communications:


» Corporate Communications Manager - Chicago Bulls (Chicago, IL)
» Mandarin Translator - Houston Rockets (Houston, Tx)
» Media Relations Assistant - Houston Rockets (Houston, Tx)
» In-Arena Host - LA Clippers (Los Angeles, CA)
» Digital Content Reporter - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)
» Social Media Producer - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)
» Live Sound Engineer - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Internet Services Translation Coordinator - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)
» Public Relations Assistant - Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)
» Public Relations Intern - Phoenix Suns (Phoenix, AZ)
» Digital Communications Coordinator (Part-Time Events Only) - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)
» Manager, Digital Products - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)
» Windy City Bulls DJ/Music Coordinator (D-League) - Windy City Bulls (Hoffman Estates, IL)


Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Corporate Communications Manager - Chicago Bulls (Chicago, IL)

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Bulls Manager of Corporate Communications is responsible for contributing to the organization’s internal and external communications strategies. The Manager will support and execute media outreach efforts and develop communications materials with the goal of raising awareness of and positively positioning the Bulls’ off-the-court initiatives throughout all types of media.

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Corporate Communications Manager will be responsible for fulfilling the following:

  • Possess a strong understanding of local and national media landscapes; able to effectively generate ideas for media outreach and pitch efforts to increase visibility for the Chicago Bulls’ business and community efforts
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with sports, business, technology, philanthropy and lifestyle reporters at local and national outlets
  • Actively pitch media; delivering on or exceeding pitch goals
  • Work independently to write informative and compelling communications materials, including press releases, media advisories, talking points, fact sheets and social media and website copy
  • Partner with internal departments and serve as a primary liaison with corporate and community partners to develop and execute communications strategies for team partnerships, events, and initiatives
  • Serve as a primary writer within the organization, assisting other departments with communications materials
  • Manage and produce a monthly internal employee newsletter and quarterly community newsletter
  • Proactively find and implement best practices, industry data, new technologies and future trends for possible incorporation into Bulls media outreach efforts
  • Manage team photography associates at games and special events. Promptly upload and archive images and work with various departments to select and distribute photos for event photo galleries and other uses
  • Track and share media placements for events and announcements and manage relationship with media monitoring service
  • May manage, mentor, and/or coach seasonal associates on a project-to-project basis

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing or other related field
  • 4-5 years of professional experience in corporate communications or public relations; agency experience preferred
  • Comprehensive understanding of all basic PR tools and strong relationships with and knowledge of Chicago media
  • Experience pitching local print and TV with proven history of successful placements
  • Excellent writing and proofreading skills, painstaking attention to details, and ability to navigate and solve various issues to create concise messaging and plans
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to take initiative to develop new projects and media pitches
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work under pressure in a fast-paced environment to effectively address the needs of the organization and team
  • Ability to collaborate with other internal departments and external partners
  • Familiarity working with media monitoring tools and related metrics reporting
  • Strong leadership and influence skills; outstanding interpersonal and team collaboration skills
  • Creative thinker – solid experience in concept-to-execution of new ideas
  • Multi-cultural media experience and bi-lingual skills preferred
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends and holidays

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, PR, or Marketing? [Yes/No]
2. Do you have a minimum of 4 years of full time professional experience in corporate communications or public relations? [Yes/No]
3. Do you have less than 3 years of full time professional experience in corporate communications or public relations? [Yes/No]
4. Do you have existing relationships with and knowledge of the Chicago media? [Yes/No]
5. Do you have experience pitching local print and TV with a proven history of successful placements? [Yes/No]
6. If yes, please give an example of a successful placement.
7. Do you have multi-cultural media experience? [Yes/No]
8. Are you bilingual? [Yes/No]
9. If yes, what other language(s) do you speak fluently?


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Communications: Writer/Editorial
Mandarin Translator - Houston Rockets (Houston, Tx)

General Description:
The Houston Rockets are seeking a fluent Mandarin translator ready to work in a fast-paced, efficient production environment. The primary responsibilities of this position will include translation and content creation for for web, social media, and other misc. video production. This role will work closely with the web team, the producer/editor, and social media team and video production team to establish the most productive workflow.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
• Demonstrate our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork.
• Work closely with marketing and production team dedicated to Chinese market to build compelling web and video content for Rockets fans worldwide.
• Translate content (written and verbal) to target specific social media audiences, and multi-platform use when necessary.
• Ability to facilitate communications between two or more people while remaining impartial.
• Knowledgeable in specific subject areas and convey ideas or attitudes that may be lost in translation due to cultural differences
• Meet daily deadlines for delivering content for distribution.
• Brainstorm with marketing/production teams for consistently fresh/engaging content
• Follow player/team storylines on a daily basis.
• Understand NBA basketball terminology and game strategy.
• Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university with major coursework in broadcast/communications or equal experience.
• Fluent in Mandarin and English, proficient in Taiwanese & Cantonese a plus
• Knowledge of MS Word and Social Media Platforms,
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal/written communication and organizational skills.
• Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays required as needed.
• Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments under pressure.
• Comfortable working in a fast paced, time-sensitive department
• Travel will be required

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
• The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
• The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format.
• The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
• The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships.

Highly motivated and dependable Individuals that exhibit our ONE TEAM PHILOSOPHY of PASSION, ACCOUNTABILITY, CUSTOMER FOCUS, TEAMWORK are welcome to apply!

Equal Opportunity Employer
 


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Media Relations Assistant - Houston Rockets (Houston, Tx)

General Description:
Assist with day-to-day and game day media scheduling, organizing and other projects related to keeping the media informed with Rockets news and information.  This is a seasonal position and hours will vary each week based on the game schedule and will vary from week-to-week from 25-60 potential hours/week. 

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:
• Assist in managing season/game-by-game credentialing process.
• Produce media credentials and distribute.
• Produce press kits and deliver to national media, visiting team and broadcasters.
• Producing weekly Rockets newsletter.
• Distribute press conference and post-game quotes to local and national media.
• Handle game day set up of all media work areas.
• Assist with media guides & department manuals.
• Provide practice/shoot-around coverage for media relations department.
• Assist in coordinating player interviews, photo shoots and other press-related events.
• Assist with the research of game notes.
• Assist with securing player appearances for business side initiatives.
• Work with all departments to provide public relations support for marketing, community, corporate, broadcasting, promotion, business and sales initiatives.
• Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, Communications or related field.
• A minimum of two years of experience in the field of public relations, community relations or professional writing required.
• Very strong writing skills and superior interpersonal communication skills needed.
• Mastery of rules of grammar essential.
• Must be highly organized and able to multitask and work within deadlines.
• Highly computer literate – extensive experience utilizing Microsoft Office, familiar with internet-based research, graphics programs and scanner software.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and work with a sense of urgency.


PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
• The employee is regularly required to stand, sit, walk, use handle or feel, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, communicate with others.
• The vision requirement includes the ability to review written and electronic materials in both digital and physical format.
• The employee must be able to transfer and move items for departmental needs.
• The employee must be able to adjust to changing work hours and locations as needed in light of the strong focus on external communications and relationships.
 


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Communications: Live Event Production: Announcers, DJs, MCs
In-Arena Host - LA Clippers (Los Angeles, CA)

2016-17 CLIPPERS IN-ARENA HOST SUBMISSIONS
The LA Clippers are looking for a talented and passionate in-arena host for the 2016-17 basketball season! Do you have previous hosting experience and think you have what it takes? If so, submit a demo reel or audition video, complete with your contact information, to clippershost@clippers.com. Qualified candidates will be invited to attend an audition.  Submissions must be sent to clippershost@clippers.com, not through the Teamwork website. 

Job Summary:
The LA Clippers are looking for an in-arena host/emcee for all LA Clippers home games during the 2016-17 NBA season and outside events as needed. The host will assist with all contests and promotions by following an in-depth game script that will be provided by the Director of Game Presentation. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as a Clippers in-arena host/emcee with ability to project on a microphone in front of large audiences
  • Ability to engage with our fans and help in the planning and execution of partner promotions
  • Creative and innovative personality
  • Can create positive energy using both voice and body language
  • Attend game day meetings and on-court rehearsals held prior to all home games

Submission Details and Qualifications:

  • Video submissions must be sent to clippershost@clippers.com by COB on September 1st  
  • Invitations will be sent to potential candidates that are invited to attend an in arena audition by September 6th
  • Candidate must be 18 years of age or older to apply
  • Production/broadcast experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of basketball rules and regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have the ability to project your voice
  • Ability to perform in front of a large audiences
  • Can adjust and adapt quickly to situations
  • Ability to work with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be professional at all times
  • Ability to take direction and feedback
  • Flexible hours and available to work all Clippers home games including preseason and post season if applicable
  • Ability to host team events
  • Ability to stand on feet for 3-4 hours per game
  • All other duties as assigned

Type of Position:
Part Time - Seasonal


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Communications: Internet Communications
Digital Content Reporter - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)

Position Purpose

 The Digital Content Reporter is responsible for providing, creating and assisting in curating content year-round for the Grizzlies.com, fedexforum.com, all social media channels, in-game productions and broadcasts, both radio and TV. Content to include but not limited to video (both recorded and live events), written features and editorial stories, videos, photos and audio. This position supports all Content Marketing efforts for the Grizzlies and FedExForum concerts and events.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Host live and recorded video and audio segments (podcasts etc.) for grizzlies.com, fedexforum.com,  social channels, in-arena production and broadcast (TV & Radio)
  • Interview Grizzlies and FedExForum personnel and be able to create and produce engaging written, video and audio content from the interview
  • Contribute written editorial content and assist in development of publications such as the Grizzlies gameday program etc.
  • Provide organization with editorial writing content to Grizzlies.com and FedExForum.com through behind-the-scenes / off-the-court team  features, community features, concert promotion and various other topics
  • Demonstrate compelling storytelling through all content and use of digital and social media platforms
  • Organize material and edit all communication efforts to match the style and voice of Grizzlies and FedExForum brands
  • Coordinate publishing and distribution of content across all Grizzlies and FedExForum channels, including: grizzlies.com, fedexforum.com, in-arena, TV & radio broadcast, social channels, email, and more
  • Assist in tracking metrics for all content initiatives and report to the content team to analyze and evaluate efforts
  • Work with Grizzlies and FedExForum management to develop short and long term content strategies and story ideas
  • Other related duties as assigned

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities

 Essential:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, broadcast, sports management or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in the journalism / broadcast field/social media field(s)
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong project leadership skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment with multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to take constructive criticism
  • Must be able to excel under pressure
  • Must be available to work all games and dates, including events falling on weekends and holidays
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Extensive knowledge of web posting techniques and associated software.
  • Extensive knowledge of social networking sites and other similar and emerging web technology and formats.
  • Ability to work independently and with others to create audio, video, text and photographic content.

 Preferred:

  • Proficiency with Adobe
  • Knowledge of the City of Memphis and the Memphis Grizzlies plus a passion for NBA Basketball

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Why are you interested in this opportunity?
2. What is your highest level of education completed?
3. Do you have at least 1-3 years of experience in the journalism / broadcast field/social media field(s)?
4. What is your current salary?
5. What are your salary requirements?


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Communications: Internet Communications
Social Media Producer - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)

Position Purpose

The Memphis Grizzlies are seeking a creative and qualified individual to support the Content department, with a focus on the day-to-day content creation and production for the Memphis Grizzlies and FedExForum social media platforms with the goal of assisting with creating brand excitement, cultivating fan interaction, engagement and discussion around the Memphis Grizzlies and FedExForum brands.
 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  •  Create and manage content for non-sponsored and sponsored pages and posts, including but not limited to, social contests, live feature broadcasts, sweepstakes and promotional content across all social media platforms including, but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Vine, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Google+, Reddit, Storify, Pinterest, and Weibo.
  • Maintain consistent communication practices across all social media platforms and best practices established by VP of Brand, Content Marketing, Communications & Broadcast and Sr. Director of Digital and Database Marketing.
  • Maintain and enhance brand voices for both the Memphis Grizzlies and FedExForum across all social media platforms.
  • Attend and document various Memphis Grizzlies and FedExForum events to create content for related social platforms. Responsible for covering games and team events in the social media realm.
  • Serve as a secondary team photographer/videographer as necessary.
  • Edit and manipulate photos/videos/graphics/etc. for use on social media channels.
  • Assist Social Marketing Strategist with development and implementation of social media production calendar and related aspects of digital editorial calendar.
  • Work with Social Marketing Strategist to enhance team social media strategy.
  • Work Social Marketing Strategist to monitor and track discussion topics related to the Memphis Grizzlies basketball and FedExForum events across all social media platforms including fan feedback.
  • Identify opportunities for emerging social platforms, trends and potential new vendor relationships that can add value to social presence.
  • Work with Social Media Marketing Strategist to apply analytics to all social media channels to track effectiveness, trends and success of all social initiatives.
  • Share community feedback, respond appropriately and identify potential issues
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast, Communications, Journalism, Photography or related and appropriate majors.
  • Must have at least 1-2 years experience working in a digital media role with a brand.
  • Must possess superior written and verbal skills, editorial judgment and knowledge of digital culture.
  • Detail-oriented and strong organization and project management skill.
  • Thorough understanding (in a business capacity) of social platforms including, but not limited. to Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Vine, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Reddit, Storify and Pinterest.
  • Strong knowledge of and passion for social media and NBA basketball.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Actively follow new technology trends and apply to Grizzlies digital strategy where appropriate.
  • Strong attention to detail and outstanding organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining high standards in all work.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office required.
  • Must possess proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and basic video/audio editing. Final Cut preferred.
  • Must be willing and able to work non-traditional hours in non-traditional settings (nights and weekends as required).
  • Experience with social media aggregation platforms and analytics tracking software.
  • Fluency in NBA Basketball and fan culture essential.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Why are you interested in this opportunity?
2. Do you possess at least 1 - 2 years experience working in a digital media role with a brand?
3. What is your highest level of education completed?
4. What is your current salary?
5. What are your salary requirements?


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Communications: Broadcasting
Live Sound Engineer - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Description of the Position

Overview of the Job: The HEAT Group is looking for a competent Live Sound Engineer to mix in arena audio for our NBA live productions. Ideal Candidate will operate sound equipment in live events to ensure the best acoustic result. They must be deft around sensitive audio equipment and experts in using them to produce quality sound. They must also be knowledgeable about different audio recording and editing techniques. Mental discipline in a multitasking environment is necessary. Requirements include:

  1. Follow instructions and details from directors, producers, etc.
  2. Set up and test sound equipment before events, broadcasts or recordings
  3. Play backing tracks and special effects during live events
  4. Collaborate with all positions in a live production control room
  5. Adept with Clear-Com, Yamaha CL5, Presonus, Shure, Lake Controller, Dante and other software’s & AoIP protocols
  6. Capable of on-the-fly changes and patching in a fast moving environment
  7. Resolve technical issues when they arise
  8. Installation experience with audio and video equipment is a plus

High school diploma; Degree in audio/sound engineering or related field is a plus but not necessary. Proven experience as live sound engineer. Technical expertise in sound engineering techniques (e.g. feedback equalization, patching, digital plugins). Experience with live sound and recording equipment (e.g. mixing consoles). A team player with excellent communication skills. Excellent hearing and manual dexterity.Some lifting may be required during setup of events. Candidate should be comfortable with heights.


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Communications: Internet Communications
Internet Services Translation Coordinator - Miami HEAT (Miami, FL)

Brief Description of the Position

Overview of the Job: The Internet Services Translation Coordinator will be responsible for the translation, posting, creation and distribution of foreign language content for HEAT.com.  This position will serve as the liaison between the Internet Services Department and the Broadcast Department’s foreign language part-time employees.  .  The Coordinator will supervise the activities of the part-time employees and instruct those responsible for creating foreign language video.  This position will also create foreign language social media messaging and distribution for HEAT.com as well.

Must be able to speak write and translate Chinese-Mandarin. Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a credited college or university; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to monitor and handle multiple tasks. Time management skills needed. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines. Must be proficient in Adobe Photoshop (or similar graphics program), HTML, social media application, translation tools and Microsoft Office programs.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Yes/No Can you speak, read and translate Chinese-Mandarin?


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Public Relations Assistant - Minnesota Timberwolves (Minneapolis, MN)

Job Title: Public Relations Assistant

Department: Public Relations
Reports to: Public Relations Coordinator

Position Type: Part Time/Non Exempt/Seasonal

Date Modified: 8/22/2016

Position Summary/Objective: Responsibilities in the fast-paced environment include, but not limited to, the following: working Timberwolves home games and preparing materials for the media, setting up and taking down the Timberwolves media section and media room, transcribing post-game quotes and distributing them to media and other projects as needed. Attendance at Timberwolves home games is required and the job includes some weekend work. 

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform these essential functions:

  1. Provide media and teams with statistical and press content.
  2. Participate in Timberwolves game-day in-arena media setup and take down
  3.  Assist with game-night media hospitality.
  4. Assist with any post-game events that may occur during Timberwolves home games.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Other:

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  2. Computer skills required: experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook) is preferred.
  3. Able to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays.
  4. Ability to work well on a team and independently.
  5. Ability to manage specific processes and tasks in the department under supervision.

Experience: Communications background, including Public Relations, Journalism, and/or sports information experience is preferred.

Education: Working Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Communications or Public Relations, or equivalent experience preferred.

Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.:

Supervisory Responsibility, if any: This position does not have supervisory responsibility

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. Staff are required to work Timberwolves home games, and may work external events including but not limited to: charity and networking events. Work is generally both sedentary and active in nature. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available. This job also operates in a sports arena, which includes bleachers/steps.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate and exchange information with others both in person and over the telephone. The employee frequently is required to remain in a stationary position, as well as operate computers and other office equipment, such as a copy machine, printer and telephone. Staff will frequently ascend and descend bleachers/steps and traverse around the office space and arena. Staff may occasionally move items weighing up to 20 pounds.

Travel

Position may require travel to external events.

EEO Statement

The Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx are an equal employment opportunity organization. 

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?
2. The position is an entry level position paid at $9.50/hour. Are you comfortable with this wage?
3. Are you able to commit to working part-time hours for the entire length of the Timberwolves season (October-April)?


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Public Relations Intern - Phoenix Suns (Phoenix, AZ)

Job Title

Public Relations Intern

Job Purpose

The Phoenix Suns public relations internship is an opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the professional sports industry. The position will assist with the overall corporate communications of the team, providing valuable experience in brand promotion and the generation of media exposure. In addition to working with local media partners, the position will interact with various departments within the Phoenix Suns organization. Below is a brief outline of some of the job responsibilities.

The internship is expected to last the entire Suns season including pre-season; playoffs could run until the end of June.

Primary (Essential) Duties

  • Support public relations department with the promotion of team events and initiatives
  • Track media hits and develop media coverage reports
  • Assist in drafting press releases
  • Assist with daily media pitching via telephone and email
  • Help with the execution of community appearances by Suns players, The Suns Gorilla and Suns entertainers
  • Participate in social media efforts
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

  • Must possess strong writing, organizational and communication skills
  • Must be able to take direction and work well with others
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of the NBA and the Phoenix Suns is preferred

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Must be enrolled as junior or senior in college
  • Communications, Public Relations or Journalism major preferred, but not required

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

  • The internship is expected to last the entire Suns season (pre-season activities begin the middle of September; playoffs could be until the end of June).
  • Various hours Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., as well as nights and weekends.
  • Must be available to work a majority of the Suns regular season home games, plus NBA Playoff games (if necessary). Hours are not to exceed 30 per week.
  • Many games fall on weekends and several are played during traditional holiday seasons.
  • Must have housing in the Phoenix metro area for the duration of the internship (Housing will not be provided by Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury).

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This is not an all-inclusive document. Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed to this document on an as-needed basis in order to meet organizational needs.

The Phoenix Suns are an Equal Opportunity Employer

M/F/D/V

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Are you at least a Junior or Senior in college?
2. Are you located near the Phoenix metro area?
3. Do you have any experience in sports?
4. Are you available for the entire 2016 - 2017 Phoenix Suns season?
5. Tell us about your PR experience or experience in a related field.


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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Digital Communications Coordinator (Part-Time Events Only) - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Summary:

Facilitate game and event-related online customer support to enhance the fan experience at Golden 1 Center and Downtown Commons. With a focus on monitoring a wide range of digital platforms, work with internal and external clients to respond to and anticipate the needs of customers in real-time.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Sacramento Kings, Golden 1 Center and Downtown Commons-related digital communication between internal and external customers during games and events.
  • Participate in real-time monitoring, responding and moderation of online conversation.
  • Use reporting platforms to maintain ongoing analysis, insights and opportunities for advancement.
  • Create and share post-event customer sentiment analysis recaps.
  • Support development of content and engagement to enhance organization’s connection with its worldwide fanbase.
  • Maintain awareness of latest digital communication and platform trends.
  • Maintain customer database to advance real-time communication and insights.
  • Develop customized outreach to nurture relationships with key influencers.
  • Assess and recommend opportunities to create WOW! moments.
  • Review response time and maintain benchmarks to increase efficiency.
  • Regularly work days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in digital, mobile or social media customer service for a brand, team or agency.
  • Degree in related field preferred.
  • Experience with mobile and web CMS platforms.
  • Working knowledge of sentiment analysis and digital reporting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Google Analytics.
  • Proficiency with emerging digital, mobile and social media-related platforms.
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced, deadline-oriented workplace.
  • Team and detail oriented.
  • Working knowledge of the Sacramento Kings, NBA, entertainment and pop culture a plus.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Describe your knowledge of the NBA and Sacramento Kings.
2. How would you characterize your content production (written/multimedia) skill set?
3. This position is strictly part-time with hours that vary from week to week depending on schedule of events and games. Are you able to have a flexible schedule and work at least 25 hours a week - nights, weekends, and holidays?


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Communications: Internet Communications
Manager, Digital Products - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Summary:

Lead day-to-day operation and advancement of team-related digital emerging platforms and work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the Sacramento Kings/Golden 1 Center App maintains its place as an industry-leader that acts as the fan’s remote control through a seamless, frictionless and intuitive experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Kings, Golden 1 Center and Downtown Commons-related mobile app integration and activation.

  • Work closely with Digital teammates, Technology & Innovation, Strategy & Analytics and Marketing teams to develop and launch the organization’s app(s) and ongoing campaigns to drive awareness, adoption and usage.

  • Develop notification strategy to engage Kings fans and drive measureable objectives for the organization and its partners.

  • Lead digital product-related Partnership activations and reporting.

  • Administer real-time mobile activation strategy for events, concerts, games and appearances.

  • Manage strategy and activation of Kings, Golden 1 Center and DOCO-related emerging products.

  • Engage with the organization’s digital audience and moderate its network platforms.

  • Facilitate reporting of organizational mobile-related stats and benchmarking to drive evolution of strategy.

  • Support development of content and engagement to enhance organization’s connection with its worldwide fanbase.

  • Maintain awareness of latest mobile rules, guidelines, trends and campaigns.

  • Regularly work days, nights, weekends and holidays.

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in digital, mobile or social media project management for a brand or agency preferred.

  • Degree in related field preferred.

  • Experience with mobile and web CMS platforms.

  • Experience working with leading mobile app integrations and social media display platforms.

  • Background in emerging digital products and trends with a focus in mobile strategy and engagement.

  • Experience interacting with developers, designers and marketers to achieve a common goal.

  • Experience with A/B testing and utilizing data to inform future decisions.

  • Working knowledge of audience analysis and segmentation.

  • Experience working with loyalty programs.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Adobe Photoshop and Google Analytics.

  • Ability to thrive in face-paced, deadline-oriented workplace.

  • Team and detail oriented.

  • Working knowledge of the Sacramento Kings, NBA, entertainment and pop culture a plus.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Describe a mobile app-based initiative you led and the methods used to measure its success.
2. Name an emerging product you think could make an immediate impact for the organization and a brief overview about how you would lead its successful activation, adoption and usage.
3. Share your approach to project management and key factors to ensure success.
4. What are your salary expectations?


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Communications: Live Event Production: Announcers, DJs, MCs
Windy City Bulls DJ/Music Coordinator (D-League) - Windy City Bulls (Hoffman Estates, IL)

The Windy City Bulls of the NBA D-League are seeking a talented DJ with a wide musical knowledge, outgoing personality and love for professional basketball to fill the position of Windy City Bulls in-game DJ/Music Coordinator for the 2016-2017 season.  The ideal candidate must be proficient with Serato DJ, able to perform music edits and enthusiastically perform in front of large crowds.

 Responsibilities for the DJ include but are not limited to:

  • Be present at game day rehearsals up to three hours before Windy City Bulls games begin.
  • Perform the walk-in mix when doors open for Windy City Bulls games
  • Provide instrumental music beds for in-game announcements and contests.
  • Play music for entertainment groups, player requests and all other in-game music needs.

 Qualified applicants should:

  • Be available on nights, weekends, and holidays throughout our 24-game home schedule from early November through mid-April.
  • Have experience performing as a professional DJ in a family-friendly environment.
  • Have a large library of clean, family friendly music edits.
  • Be knowledgeable of current music and trends.

This is a seasonal, part time job on game days and nights and candidates should live within commuting distance of Hoffman Estates, IL.

All qualified applicants will be required to take part in an invitation only audition on a mutually agreeable date and time and pass a background and drug screen.

As part of your application, please include a link to a 10 minute mix to demonstrate what you would play at a Windy City Bulls game (Submit link in Job Question 4). Show us your song selection, style and blending skills and keep the criteria below in mind and provide a link to your mix in your submission.

  • All lyrics and content must be appropriate for families
  • Popular, melodic and catchy Top 40, Motown, Disco, Rock, R&B or classic “Old School” (Minimal Hip-hop and EDM)
  • May include Chicago-centric songs (e.g. Sinatra, Blues Brothers, select Chicago House music, etc.)

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have more than 1 year of experience performing as a professional DJ?
2. How many years have you been performing as a professional DJ?
3. Do you have any experience performing as a DJ in a Sports Entertainment environment? [Yes/No]
4. Do have a video or audio reel to provide examples of your past professional DJ experience? [Yes/No]
5. Insert link to 10 minute mix tape to demonstrate what you would play at a Windy City Bulls game:

Closing Date: 2016-08-31


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