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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Game Night Assistant - Houston Rockets/Toyota Center (Houston, TX)

General Description:
This position will assist the Media Department during games. This is a part time, seasonal position.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

  • Help service media on game nights
  • Help with credential distribution

  • Pass out stats to media during games

  • Handle post-game quotes

  • Assist Media Relations Department with various requests

  •  Demonstrates our One Team philosophy of Passion, Accountability, Customer Focus, and Teamwork. 

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be available to work all home-games
  • Experience with media a plus
  • Must be local candidate (Houston and surrounding areas)

 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 Employment Opportunity Employer


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Communications: Broadcast Production
Producer/Editor - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)

Position Purpose

The Producer/Editor is primarily focused on producing and leading all video content generation for use in television productions, event presentation and for fedexforum.com / grizzlies.com.  The position will also lead video production support for internal departments such as Ticket Sales and Service, Marketing Partnerships, and Community Engagement.

The Producer/Editor is also responsible for turning around short form video clips in one day for both broadcast and internet: creating, editing, and monitoring all video content specific but not limited to Grizzlies and FedExForum news, press conferences, organizational events, and community activities while obtaining the ability to positively support the growth of the Grizzlies and FedExForum brands through video content.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Produce and edit original video content for all team channels, including web, television, and in-arena
  • Edits fully produced television features for use during game broadcasts and shoulder-programming, maintaining acceptable production standards and video quality
  • Edits video content for use on in-arena video board and the internet, including player videos, community engagement pieces, sponsorship and promotional messaging
  • Stays up-to-date on production trends across various media and employs appropriate technique for all projects
  • Works in conjunction with staff to understand Grizzlies audience demographics/psychographics to deliver content geared to audience segments while still maintaining cutting edge quality
  • Consult with stakeholders throughout production process to ensure successful project on delivery
  • Actively participates with other members of creative, content and production teams to develop story ideas for all of the above
  • Persuasively presents creative vision of organization
  • Acts as internal creative and production resource for all business groups, working to develop concepts that support the initiatives of Marketing, Event Presentation, FedExForum, Community Engagement, Marketing Partnerships and Ticket Sales and Service.
  • Supervises video production department including maintaining production schedule, oversight of staff and management of department assets
  • Other related duties as required.

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities

  • Post secondary training in the area of video production
  • 3-5 years’ experience as non-linear editor in a professional environment, working on Avid Media Composer or similar
  • Proven experience in editing and producing both short-form/rapid-response and long-arc production as needed
  • Execute content strategy in conjunction with creative content managers throughout organization
  • Ability and willingness to take direction on projects and also self-produce as needed
  • Ability to effectively manage time and remain organized while working on multiple projects with aggressive deadlines
  • Must possess a strong sense of narrative and an ability to consistently and accurately express Grizzlies brand attributes in projects
  • Experience writing and editing scripts for productions
  • Able to perform and manage all facets of video production from pre-production to post
  • Ability to develop and work with on-camera talent
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • Must Provide link to Demo Reel to be considered
  • Valid U.S. Driver's license, and reliable means of transportation
  • Ability to lift/carry 40-50lbs
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Knowledge of and passion for NBA basketball

Preferred

  • Experience in television news, production house, or sports team environment
  • Management experience, production and staff
  • Knowledge and experience with Avid software
  • Proficiency with both PC and Mac OS
  • Strong computer skills with a knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and After Effects
  • Overall knowledge of broadcast technology, including various file types, tape formats, and digital workflows

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. How many years of relevant experience do you possess?
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: Event Promotions
Coordinator, Event Presentation - Memphis Grizzlies (Memphis, TN)

Position Purpose

The Event Presentation Coordinator is responsible for the conception, development and management of all Grizzlies games and events with a goal of creating a unique, entertaining and fan-friendly event experience. 


 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Game Presentation/Operations

  • Manages the development and coordination of all in-game elements including, but not limited to, talent bookings, acts for halftimes, in-arena promotions, pre and post game activities, anthems, mascot, game staff etc.
  • Coordinates in-arena elements with a focus on fan interactivity during pre and post game time, including but not limited to Plaza activities, concourse activities, and terrace level programs
  • Books talent/acts for halftimes, timeouts and pre and post game by working with local and national promoters and talent agencies to identify unique and appropriate talent.  Coordinates entertainer contracts, travel, etc.
  • Produces and manages all game documents including Game Summaries and Public Address Scripts; responsible for delivering these documents to appropriate parties inside and outside of Game Presentation department in a timely fashion
  • Supports the creation and development of in-game and in-arena entertainment including on-court promotions, video pieces, fan interactive elements, mascot skits etc.
  • Provides floor direction for Grizzlies home games and acts as secondary game day producer of home games
  • Manages and supervises part-time game-night staff, and coordinates mascot activities
  • Works with the Web Development team to integrate game presentation activities with grizzlies.com and social media channels
  • Works with arena staff to ensure all game night needs are met, including back of house room allocation and set-up, scoreboard operations, premium distributions, etc.
  • Works with the Director in establishing and executing a program to attract top talent to perform Grizzlies games

Promotions

  • Supports the Director in the creation and development of a promotional calendar and Assist in the execution of each promotional initiative.
  • Oversee all appearance requests for dance team and mascot

Special Events

  • Assist with creating a calendar of Grizzlies out-of-arena events including but not limited to Martin Luther King Day, Season Ticket Holder Party, Tip-Off Luncheon, Open Practice, Draft Day Functions, etc.
  • Works with the Director in the planning, development, managing and execution strategy of these events
  • Other related duties as required

Required Skills, Experience & Abilities

Essential:

  • A bachelor’s degree in commerce, marketing, communications or related field
  • At least three years of experience with special events coordination and promotions
  • Highly organized with excellent administrative and time management skills
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work effectively in a high pressure environment
  • Excellent people skills, with an ability to interact professionally with internal and external clients at all levels within an organization
  • Committed to ensuring superior customer service and supporting the team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, as required
  • Knowledge of various social media platforms

Preferred:

  • Knowledge and passion for NBA basketball, including an appreciation of the fan and customer experience

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 the highest level of education completed?
3. How many years of experience do you possess?
4. What is your current salary?
5. What are your salary requirements?


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Communications: Event Promotions
Sr. Events and Production Manager - Phoenix Suns (Phoenix, AZ)

Job Title

Sr. Events and Production Manager

Job Purpose

The Sr. Events and Production Manager is responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of all arena events for primary tenants and outside entities as assigned. This individual must ensure event success and guest satisfaction with an eye for overall management of the arena, its staff and its equipment.  

Primary (Essential) Duties

  • Serve as the primary contact for a variety of concert and event promoters and act as the primary liaison in providing and determining their needs in order to make their event successful.
  • Engage various department heads and local labor provider to ensure the proper execution of all elements for concerts, sporting events, and special events as assigned including technical / production needs, facility setup and presentation, parking, security and emergency services, catering, guest services, engineering, audio / visual, IT, etc.
  • Coordinate any and all operational needs and cost estimates for events / shows / meetings and oversee the entire event planning process through pre-show planning, load-in, show, load-out and post-event wrap-up.
  • Interface with Phoenix FD on all permit requirements and obtain approval for special setups.
  • Ensure employees understand expectations and parameters for event activities through timely and accurate written and verbal communication. Utilize setup sheets, event reports, CAD maps and other event tools to create clear expectations for each event.
  • Lead SES operational departments in problem-solving and identifying ways to optimize efficiency; Set an example with a solution-oriented approach to difficult guest, client and co-worker interactions.
  • Enforce Talking Stick Resort Arena policies and procedures throughout each event and ensure compliance with ADA, local and state fire and safety ordinances.

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Handle multiple and diverse events, projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Maintain sound decision-making and a positive attitude in stressful situations and in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. 
  • Communicate changes effectively and efficiently and maintain an in-depth understanding of how each event decision impacts various departments and overall business.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with a wide variety of internal and external clients and vendors.  Develop a rapport with operational departments to continually improve event execution and effectiveness.
  • Model a teamwork-centered approach to event management while demonstrating a high level of personal accountability and pride in work.

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience required.
  • 3-5 years previous experience planning and executing large, high-profile events in an arena environment required.
  • AutoCAD experience preferred.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands:

  • Flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings, and  some holidays to meet business needs.

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


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Communications: Internet Communications
Email Marketing Coordinator - Spurs Sports and Entertainment (San Antonio, Tx)

The Email Marketing Coordinator will play a key role in our digital marketing group improving our Email Marketing, CRM, Lead Generation and other email based communications for Spurs Sports & Entertainment franchises. This individual will work to accomplish departmental goals and improve general email marketing and database practices. In addition, this person will coordinate with other departments to help achieve organizational goals, demonstrate alignment with SS&E’s Core Values and Mission, collaborate with internal/external stakeholders and demonstrate ongoing development.

In every position, each employee is expected to: Demonstrate Alignment with SS&E’s Core Values and Mission, Collabore with Internal/External Family Members and Demonstrate Ongoing Development.

Responsibilities: 

  • Email Marketing: Pull, segment, update and manage subscription lists, work with Ticket Service Team to coordinate regular Season Ticket Member email communications, coordinate content and creative for regular email newsletters and event specific ticket sales campaigns and track performance
  • CRM: Work with CRM manager to improve data quality, help manage lead activation from Ticket Sales department, run regular reporting and track performance
  • Lead Generation: Pull event buyers from ticketing systems, coordinate with Partnership Activation and Digital on specific campaigns, work with marketing for event data capture, acquire and scrub other data sources such as, league data, survey data, and import new leads into CRM and Email systems
  • Email Design: Experience designing email templates and a working knowledge of CSS, HTML
  • Analytics/Other: Assist Analytics team with survey analysis or other projects and build and manage Formstack platform

Qualifications: 

  • A minimum education level of: BA/BS in Communications, Marketing, or related discipline
  • 2+ years of experience in email or database marketing
  • Experience with CRM, marketing automation, and ticketing platforms preferred
  • Database knowledge: building queries, exporting data, (SQL knowledge a plus)
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Presentation/communication skills, with an ability to resolve situations quickly and confidently
  • Willing to work flexible hours on occasion including evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Basic graphic design skills preferred
  • Experience with Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge/experience of sports entertainment and sport industry preferred
  • Bilingual proficiency – English/Spanish, not required but a plus

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

1. Do you possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited four year college or university required (Communications/Marketing preferred)?


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