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Administration/General Management: General Management/Profit & Loss
50/50 Sellers Game Day Staff (Part-Time) - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

50/50 Sellers Game Day Staff

Summary:

The Sacramento Kings Foundation is seeking enthusiastic ticket sellers to raise charitable funds with the 50/50 Raffle Program. Kiosks and mobile sellers will be stationed throughout Golden 1 Center allowing guests to purchase raffle tickets from when doors open until the end of the 3rd Quarter.  The 50/50 Raffle Program will allow for the Sacramento Kings Foundation to support regional nonprofits who excel in the fields of Health, Education, and Sustainability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Sell 50/50 Raffle Tickets to guests of Golden 1 Center utilizing an electronic sales system.

  • Be a brand ambassador of the Sacramento Kings Foundation.

  • Effectively communicate 50/50 Raffle rules and regulations to guests and nonprofit organizations.

  • Accurately handle significant amounts of cash and credit card transactions.

  • Report raffle totals to the Sacramento Kings Foundation at the end of the 3rd Quarter.

  • Have an outgoing personality that is willing to approach guests to encourage raffle ticket sales.

  • Be dynamic and willing to work with a quick change of direction.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Experience handling cash in a Guest Services environment

  • Must be available to work non-traditional hours on weeknights, weekends and holidays according to the Sacramento Kings home game schedule.  Shifts are typically 5-6 hours.

Work Conditions

  • Frequent walking or standing for prolonged periods of time

  • Frequent carrying of objects including electronic devices and cash

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

1. Why are you interested in this position?

2. Are you able to have a flexible schedule and work nights and weekends?

3. Please tell me about your cash handling experience.

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Ticket Sales
Account Executive, Ticket Sales - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Job Summary: The Account Executive position is an incredible opportunity to start a sales career in the sports industry with an organization committed to professional growth and career development.  Account Executives will receive 2 weeks of the industry’s best sales training and on-boarding program to help prepare them for success.

Account Executives experience every aspect of the ticket sales operation in addition to a 360 degree view of the organization, while developing the skill set needed to succeed in the sports industry through recurring sales and product training. Account Executives may be placed into a fast-track mentor team with a focus on Season Tickets, Group Tickets or Season Ticket Services. This is an opportunity to join a team thriving as the league leaders in new full season tickets sold, increased attendance and much more with continued aggressive growth goals leading into a new arena.

The primary responsibility of the Account Executive, Ticket Sales is to build relationships with potential prospects to sell new season ticket memberships, mini-plans and group tickets. Account Executives will have the opportunity to utilize the new multi-million dollar downtown Experience Center when hosting prospects at VIP events and Tours.

The Kings have been recognized as Social Selling leaders in the industry and success in this position is enhanced through Sales 3.0 with Premium tools such as:
Salesforce
LinkedIn Sales Navigator
ToutApp
DialSource
OneMob and many more!

The ideal candidate is driven, focused, and passionate about starting a sales career in the sports industry, possesses a strong work ethic, and has the determination to succeed in an ultra-competitive, fast paced, and highly rewarding work environment.

Key Responsibility Areas:
• Successfully completing the Account Executive training program and attending on-going training
• Responsible for meeting or exceeding all individual performance and developmental goals within specified time frames
• Obtaining leads and answering questions
• Builds relationships with prospective customers via outbound telephone efforts and enhances those relationships through face to face appointments
• Candidates should proudly represent the Ticket Sales Alliance Team Values of Swagger, Transparency, Excitement, Innovation & Fulfillment
• Actively participates in Team Member sales skills training, developmental opportunities, and Team Member sales activities
• Works during all Sacramento Kings home games (43 events) in a multitude of different capacities including, but not limited to: prospecting appointments, sales tables, off-site events and pregame and in-game events
• Update and maintain customer information and payments using Archtics and Salesforce

Qualifications:
• 4-year college degree in Business, Sports Management, or related field preferred
• Previous sports and/or telemarketing or outside sales experience is preferred
• Dependability is key: consistently punctual and prepared for a fast-paced environment, executes instructions, and embraces coaching
• High level of confidence, enthusiasm, and personal accountability
• Excellent writing, communication, interpersonal skills and the ability to present sales material to large groups and customers
• Presents themselves in a professional manner, able to interact with all levels of the organization
• Ability to multi-task and maintain strong prioritization and organizational skills
• Strong computer skills, including all Microsoft Office software programs
• Ability to work nights/weekends/flexible schedule required

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

1. What is earliest date you would be available to start?

2. Why do you want to work for the Kings?

3. Why do you want to work in sales?

4. What professional qualities or professional experiences can you provide that is relevant to this position?

5. Rate the following three characteristics (Confidence, Competitiveness and Team Player) in order 1-3 and tell us why?

6. What are your career goals 5 years from today?

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Internships: Any Internship
Accounting Seasonal Intern - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe: September 2017  - May 2018 (25 hours a week)

Wage: $10.50/hour, No relocation or housing expenses provided.

QualificationsMUST be enrolled in a College or University or a recent graduate (within 6 months) to be considered.          

Summary:

The primary focus of this internship is to support and assist in the financial operations of our organization. The Accounting Intern will assist with accounting projects, data entry, processing payables, coding expenses, annual financial audit preparation and preparing financial reports, as well as any other tasks that contribute to the efficiencies of our business.

Qualifications:
• Current college students enrolled in a four-year college program. Must be in a Junior, Senior, or Graduate student, preferably majoring in Accounting or Sports Management, or related field.
• Previous work experience in accounting is preferred
• Basic accounting knowledge. Understanding of debits and credits, journal entries, adjusting entries
• Excellent attention to detail
• Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
• If hired, must be able to present evidence of U.S. citizenship or proof of your legal right to live and work in the United States.

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

1. Do you have an Accounting degree or are you studying to major in Accounting, Sports Management or a related field?

2. Why do you feel that you are the ideal candidate for this position?

3. Are you able to work from September 2017 - May 2018 at least 25 hours a week?

4. Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?

5. Are you currently enrolled in a college or university or a recent graduate (within 6 months)?

6. Are you a local resident or able to relocate to Sacramento?

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Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
Ambassador Guest Relations - Golden 1 Center & Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

  • Must be friendly and attentive to the needs of the fans and guests.
  • Monitor entrances and inform the Head Usher or Assistant Head Usher when lines get backed up.
  • Assist guests with special needs. Ex. wheelchair, walkers, etc.
  • Help guests find restrooms, concession stands, smoking areas, Guest Services Stations, security guards, and first aid.
  • Maintain order in assigned area by monitoring the crowd for potential disorder and intervene when appropriate and necessary.
  • Must be able to address multiple guest concerns in a professional yet sympathetic manner.
  • Required to be aware of many facets involving basketball, events, and the arena; including event schedules, food items available/location, merchandising locations, Security, first aid, etc.
  • Help escort patron with special needs.
  • Help with ticket relocations and ticket problems as needed.
  • Aware of any special activities, functions, or promotions for that particular day and keep a strong understanding of all areas of the arena.
  • Will know emergency evacuation plan and exit routes and must be able to remain calm and provide direction and guidance in the event of an emergency.

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

1. What’s the #1 most important thing to you when thinking about the guest experience?

2. What skill set do you feel makes you the most qualified to work on the Guest Services Team at the Golden 1 Center?

3. Are you available to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Box Office Ticket Seller
Box Office Ticket Seller - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Opens and or closes ticket window as required.
  • Accurately dispenses tickets as requested by guests; accepts payment and makes change accurately.
  • Maintains accurate count when selling hard tickets or accesses computer for count of computer printed tickets.
  • Completes daily ticket sales report. Keeps accurate daily balance sheet of cash received and tickets sold; balances sales and change bank and submits cash to Box Office supervisor or manager for audit.
  • Fills reservations for seats by telephone or mail, handles Will-Call window according to procedures, or other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills; responds promptly to customer needs, responds to requests for service and assistance, able to work independently and handle most box office questions without assistance. 
  • Answer questions concerning admission fees, fares, schedules, reservations, coming attractions and ticketing policies.
  • Files various records and reports. Performs related clerical work as assigned.
  • Balance all applicable transactions for the date of service and complete all necessary reports before departure.
  • Open cash and all monies, vouchers, coupons, or credit cards received during daily sales
  • Keep daily balance sheet of cash received and tickets sold in the form of a sales report

Qualifications & Job Requirements:

  •  High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 1 to 3 months related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Box office or guest services background preferred
  • Calculate mathematical computations and handle financial transactions rapidly and accurately in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate exceptional skills in customer relations, communications and problem solving.
  • Operate computerized ticketing system and standard office equipment
  • Follow oral and written instructions and communicate effectively with others in both oral and written form.
  • Work independently, exercising judgment and initiative.
  • Remain flexible and adjust to situations as they occur.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with clients, employees, exhibitors, guests and others encountered in the course of employment
  • Work extended and/or irregular hours including nights, weekends and holidays as required
  • Represented IATSE Local B-66. An initiation fee and dues will be required after the first 31 days of employment.

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

1. What’s the #1 most important thing to you when thinking about the guest experience?

2. Are you available to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?

3. Describe your prior sales experience.

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Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
Elevator Operator - Golden 1 Center & Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

  • Responsible for safe operation of passenger elevators during events.
  • Keep elevator free of debris.
  • Will know emergency evacuation plan and exit routes and must be able to remain calm and provide direction and guidance in the event of an emergency.

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

1. What’s the #1 most important thing to you when thinking about the guest experience?

2. Are you available to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?

3. What skill set do you feel makes you the most qualified to work on the Guest Services Team at the Golden 1 Center?

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Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
Emergency Medical Technician - Golden 1 Center & Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

SUMMARY: Administers life support care to sick and injured persons Golden 1 Center.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS (KRA’s): Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide emergency medical treatment to staff and guests
  • Perform physical assessments
  • Accurately record all treatment and assessment on patient care reports
  • Give recommendations for follow up assessments/treatment
  • Initiate workers compensation claims for Sacramento Kings/Golden 1 Center team members
  • Keep current on protocols and changes in industry standards
  • Routine cleaning of work station (first aid room)
  • Follow safety and security procedures; Use equipment and materials properly
  • Report potentially unsafe conditions

Qualifications & Job Requirements: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • EMT certificate from college or technical school and one year related experience.
  • The ideal candidate is available to work both day and evening events which includes nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Reliable transportation is essential.
  • Friendly, professional demeanor

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

1. What skill set do you feel makes you the most qualified to work on the First Aid Team at the Golden 1 Center?

2. Are you available to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?

3. Do you have a EMT certificate from college or technical school and one year related experience?

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Internships: Any Internship
Golden 1 Center Digital Seasonal Intern - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe: September 2017 - May 2018 (25 hours a week)

Wage: $10.50/hour, No relocation or housing expenses provided.

QualificationsMUST be enrolled in a College or University or a recent graduate (within 6 months) to be eligible.

Summary: Assist in the day-to-day operation and advancement of Golden 1 Center and Downtown Commons-related online activations.

Key Responsibility Areas:

·         Assist in the creation of Web art and imagery with experience using Photoshop

·         Assist in editing/posting Golden 1 Center and Downtown Commons videos online

·         Assist in the creation, posting and sharing of unique and compelling written content across Golden 1 Center and Downtown Commons-related digital platforms

·        Assist in Golden 1 Center and Downtown Commons-related digital communication, moderation and content production

·        Assist in compiling digital stats

·        Assist in development of social and content strategy

·        Regularly work days, nights, weekends and holidays

·        Support Sacramento Kings-related digital initiatives

Qualifications:

·       Third- or fourth-year college student or recent college graduate with focus in digital media, journalism, marketing, communications or related field

·       Highly adept in writing stories, from ideation to conducting interviews to integrating multimedia to posting final product online

·       Highly adept in Photoshop and designing Web art

·       Experience creating, editing and posting videos online

·       Working knowledge of the entertainment industry, pop culture and the Sacramento Kings

·       Working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, Vine and emerging digital trends

·       Fluency in emoji communication

·       A passion for entertainment and technology

·       Experience creating Web pages using HTML, CSS and Java Script a plus

·       A highly-motivated self-starter

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

1. Are you able to work at least 25 hours a week?

2. Are you a current college Junior, Senior, or recent college graduate (graduated less than six months ago?

3. How would you characterize your content production (written/multimedia) skill set?

4. Are you in commuting distance to Golden 1 Center (within 30 miles)?

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Database Marketing/Analytics
Manager, Fan Analytics & CRM - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Department: Strategy & Analytics

Reports To:  Vice President, Product Development & Analytics

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary:

The Kings organization prides itself on continuous improvement, constantly looking to transform and evolve every aspect of the way sports teams do business.  To that end, the team is growing its Business Strategy & Analytics group, which is tasked with harnessing the power of data, applied analytics, and technology to drive improved decision-making across all key business functions.  The Manager, Fan Analytics & CRM role would be expected to dive right in and provide data-driven insight to guide key business decisions (e.g., customer segmentation, marketing automation, ticket sales strategy).  With a brand new downtown arena (Golden 1 Center) and surrounding downtown development on the horizon (DOCO), this role extends far beyond the business of basketball and will provide exposure to a broad range of functions and business units.     

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Directly inform marketing, sales, and business operations functions to help:

    • Increase paid ticket sales, sponsorship revenue, sponsorship activation, and concert revenue
    • Improve tailoring of marketing and sales efforts by deepening understanding of fan segments and individual fans
    • Leverage technology to enhance fan experience
    • Grow ancillary revenue streams (merchandise, food & beverage, parking, etc.)
  • Develop and execute strategy for best-in-class CRM and marketing automation

    • Own CRM infrastructure, integrations, and reporting
  • Conduct quantitative analysis on customer segmentation for both the Sacramento Kings and Golden 1 Center (concerts, shows, and events)

  • Develop financial models and conduct analysis to evaluate new business opportunities for the Sacramento Kings; spearhead cross-functional teams to execute against those strategies

  • Create actionable insight and understanding, through the analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data, building recommendations that directly address business objectives

  • Collaborate with all business functions and provide support by developing data-driven strategies and recommendations that help them meet and exceed business targets

  • Work directly with Senior Executives within the organization to identify key business opportunities and address critical business challenges

Required Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of work experience in a fast-paced, data-driven environment

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, statistics, mathematics, physics, engineering, or other quantitative field

    • (Preferred) Advanced degree in business, computer science, statistics, or mathematics

  • 1+ years of relevant experience with CRM management

    • (Preferred) 2+ years of CRM management experience, specifically with Salesforce Sales Cloud

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong quantitative, financial, and modeling skills, including experience with SQL and relational databases

    • (Preferred) Demonstrated ability to design and implement statistical models in R and/or Python

  • Strong communication, prioritization and organization skills

  • Demonstrated ability as a creative, effective problem-solver

  • Capable of working extended hours such as nights, weekends, overtime, and on-call as needed

  • Ability to deliver as both a detail-oriented analyst and executive-level strategist

  • Comfort and professionalism working with Senior Executives

  • Candidate should be: a self-starter, independent, a creative thinker, ambitious, result-oriented

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

1. Why are you interested in this position?

2. What are your salary requirements?

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Internships: Any Internship
Marketing Seasonal Intern - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Timeframe: September 2017 -  May 2018. (Part-Time, 25 hours week)

Wage: $10.50/hour, No relocation or housing expenses provided.

QualificationsMUST be enrolled in a College or University or a recent graduate to be considered.                                

Summary

The Marketing department at the Sacramento Kings is looking for an enthusiastic intern that is passionate about marketing and the development of high-quality work in an agency-like setting. Offering a hands-on and immersive experience, internships at the Kings are structured to provide an exceptional experience in the sports industry and provide the skills needed to jump-start your career in sports.

The Marketing department serves as a hub for the organization, working with all internal departments on projects that support Ticket Sales, Corporate Partnerships, Community Impact, the Team Store, Events and more. The Marketing Intern will provide support on these projects and work with our internal Creative Services department and external vendors to ensure projects are completed on-time, within budget, and at a high quality.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Work with Marketing and Creative Services to schedule, prioritize and manage projects

  • Use project management tools to track requests and report on project status

  • Serve as a Marketing contact with other departments to manage projects through the creative process

  • Assist in ordering Marketing materials by requesting project quotes with vendors (i.e. promotional items, signage, etc.)

  • Assist in the management of the department budget and tracking of purchase orders

  • Organize and track promotional item inventory and assist in responding to requests and with distribution

  • Contribute creative thinking and support the Marketing department on projects

  • Assist with events or promotions on nights and weekends as needed

 Qualifications:

  • Marketing, Advertising, Business, or related major/degree required

  • Applicable experience from internships, school athletic department, or school organizations preferred

  • Must have strong writing and editing ability, as well as excellent communication skills

  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and able to prioritize within a fast-paced team environment

  • Must be highly motivated, goal oriented, and a problem-solver

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines

  • Ability to communicate and engage with internal clients, vendors, or fans with a customer first attitude

  • Ability to think creatively and have fun in a team environment

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint a must

                                

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

1. Are you a local resident or able to relocate on your own?

2. Are you able to work 25 hours a week and avaialbe for the entire term of internship?

3. Are you currently enrolled in college or a recent grad?

4. Why are you passionate about marketing?

5. Describe an innovative marketing campaign you've seen recently and why you think it did a particularly good job.

6. Please briefly explain why you are most qualified for this position.

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Sales, Service, & Marketing: Sponsorship Services/Activation
Partner Account Manager - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

SUMMARY: The Partner Account Manager delivers unique value to the Sacramento Kings corporate partners through the business management and implementation of all contractual assets. Primary focus is to clearly demonstrate return on partner business objectives in order to ensure maximum partnership retention and renewal rate. The Partner Account Manager must be able to up-sell and renew current partner base.

Key Responsibility Areas (KRA’s):

· Understand and implement all of the Sacramento Kings’ corporate partners’ contractual elements as relevant to assigned accounts.

· Ability to provide added value to the partnership through researching and identifying new business opportunities and activations which achieve partner objectives and return on investment/objective annually.

· Supervise all aspects of project management on assigned accounts to include: Contract Asset Implementation, Broadcast - Radio and Television, Signage, Publications, Activations, Hospitality, Budget Management, Business Development, Relationship Enhancement

· Responsible for the creation, accuracy, presentation and delivery of all business collateral to include: Renewal Presentations & Sales Worksheets, Seasonal Business Plan and Implementation Guide, Mid-Season Reviews, Annual Reports, and Ancillary Partner Communication.

· Ability to manage and prioritize each brand (Kings and Golden 1 Center) and its associated assets as it relates to the Partner Account Manager's portfolio of assigned accounts. 

· Various other duties and projects as assigned.

· Ability to Up-Sell and Renew current client base.

Education and/or Experience                    

·Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university; and a minimum of three years related experience.

·Minimum of 5-7 years in an account manager position with a consumer brand, agency or media property.

·Previous sales experience a must.

·Must be able to develop and maintain corporate relationships, with senior level managers/clients.

·Must have in-depth working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook.

·Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

·Must be highly organized with ability to multi-task.

·Must have strong interpersonal communication skills.

·Retail sales promotion or marketing experience required.

·Capable of working extended hours such as overtime, nights, weekends, and holidays as necessary.

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

1. Why are you interested in this position?

2. Please tell me your experience managing corporate partner accounts?

3. Please tell me your sales experience.

4. What are your salary requirements?

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Facility Operations/Security: Event Guest Relations
Premium Ambassador - Golden 1 Center & Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

The Premium Ambassador must be available 3 hours before and 1 hour after all Kings home games and arena events. The Premium Ambassador prepares suites/lofts before the doors open to the premium clients, meets and greets Suite/Loft guests as they arrive, and troubleshoots any ticket or suite/loft related problems or requests throughout the game/event. Premium Ambassador may encounter situations that require quick thinking and service oriented resolutions. Position pays $10.50 per hour. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide prompt, accurate, courteous and complete service of requests from Suite/Loft holders at Kings home games/arena events, including communicating Kings/Suite/Loft guidelines, procedures and newsworthy information.
  • Develop rapport and positive relationships with Premium Suite/Loft holders and their guests.
  • Attend to day of game issues, concerns or requests in a professional, service oriented, and timely manner.
  • Prepare Premium Suites/Lofts and surrounding areas for full operation by guest’s arrival.

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

1. What’s the #1 most important thing to you when thinking about the guest experience?

2. What skill set do you feel makes you the most qualified to work on the Guest Services Team at the Golden 1 Center?

3. Are you available to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays?

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Communications: Media/Public Relations Servicing
Senior Director, Media Relations - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

POSITION:  Senior Director, Media Relations

DEPARTMENT:  Media Relations

MANAGER: Senior Vice President, Communications, Community and Content/Entertainment

Summary:  The primary responsibility of the Senior Director of Media Relations is to develop and direct strategic, proactive communications efforts related to Sacramento Kings basketball communications. The position will oversee basketball media relations staff and will report to the Senior, Vice President of Communications and Content/Entertainment.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • At the direction of the Senior, Vice President of Communications and Content/Entertainment., develop and oversee implementation of integrated and proactive strategic communications plans related to basketball communications.
  • Represent the Sacramento Kings to the media and community by acting as a spokesperson for related basketball issues.
  • Develop relationships with media representatives to create opportunities that elevate the profile of the team.
  • Develop messaging and briefing materials for use by staff, coaches and players at public speaking engagements and media interviews. Prep and staff media interviews for staff, coaches and players.
  • Supervise basketball communications media relations team consisting of Director and Manager, including leading long and short-term strategic planning, game-night media responsibilities and team member growth.
  • Work collaboratively with departments across the organization to determine and implement media relations support.
  • Ability to travel with the team.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, public relations or communications
  • 8-10 years’ experience in public/media relations
  • Previous work in the media or sports industry preferred, but not required
  • Exceptional editing skills, writing and presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • History of leading basketball-related communications based on strategic, measurable objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively oversee and manage a team responsible for media relations

Technical Expertise

  • Broad knowledge and experience dealing with integrated communications initiativ
  • Proven experience successfully managing rapid response communications efforts
  • Possess strong relationships with local, regional and national media
  • Ability to manage and set goals for direct reports
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels within the team, NBA, media and other high level outside contacts
  • Strong presentation skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills

Other Skills and Abilities

  •  Service oriented; committed to teamwork and catering to customers
  •  Results oriented; ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  •  Strong communication, prioritization and organization skills
  •  Detail oriented, organized, flexible, accurate
  •  Excellent problem-solving skills and critical thinking abilities
  •  Computer skills – MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe experience
  •  Available to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays

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

1. What are your salary requirements?

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Communications: Internet Communications
eSports Manager - Sacramento Kings (Sacramento, CA)

Position Description:

The Sacramento Kings have an exciting opportunity for an eSports Manager to join our dynamic leadership team as we launch the inaugural seasons of professional NBA 2K eSports league, along with 16 other NBA teams. The ideal candidate is well-versed in the gaming community and experienced in social media management.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the team; represent interests both internally and externally
  • Provide insight into player selection process
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to secure appropriate assets, develop brand awareness, build social media presence/PR and maximize sponsorship opportunities
  • Partner with Digital team to develop fan engagement in social media channels and develop strategies to increase engagement
  • Work with players and other internal stakeholders to create successful content development and delivery strategies.
  • Work with sales and marketing teams to increase revenue through specific marketing initiatives
  • Manage relationships with eSports League, related organizations, and cultivate new relationships
  • Provide industry and local insights as input into the overall strategy
  • Regularly assess team’s performance and recommend methodologies to ensure successful, sustainable delivery
  • Research gaming industry events and conventions leading to recommendations for team activations and involvement
  • Provide analysis and reporting on all League events
  • Primary point of contact to manage and advise players on all day-to-day operations
  • Develop strategies for engaging gaming communities in Sacramento and around the world.

 Qualification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Business, Communications, or related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience at either a publisher, team, or brand working on eSports activities or competitions
  • Experience in competitive gaming, professional gaming, leagues and tournaments
  • Understanding and experience around eSports; knowledge of NBA2K community
  • Significant knowledge of gaming and internet/digital media industries.
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities based upon analyzing relevant information and potential outcomes
  • Professional writing skills and editorial acumen
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task
  • Strong understanding of all social media platforms
  • Comfortable serving as on-air spokesperson for the team
  • Detail-orientated, ability to handle multiple tasks in a timely and professional manner, be well organized and able to prioritize efficiently, and take initiative
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