Under general direction and supervision, this position is responsible for handling, preparing, and executing all live elements at Brooklyn Nets home games for the 2022-2023 season. In addition, the selected candidate(s) will support leadership in proving a world-class game experience for fans in attendance. As part of the Game Night Crew, you will become an integral member of the team which supports the Game Presentation and Events department within the organization. This position is part-time, but will require late nights and open availability for a majority (80%) of Brooklyn Nets home games as well as select special events at Barclays Center. The incumbent must be available 3.5 hours before each game starts in addition to one hour after the game concludes.
Brooklyn Nets is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Providing administrative support in coordinating all game contests, entertainment performances, and live camera hits. This can include selecting contestants, organizing prizes, prepping performers, going over details with in-arena hosts, etc.
Assisting in the logistics, setup, service and daily operations of games and ensuring consistently smooth execution of each game
Escorting and coordinating on-site experience for entertainment groups and talent that enter Barclays Center on a given date while also maintaining a high level of professionalism.
Working closely with the Brooklyn Nets Entertainment Team Leads and Barclays Center arena staff in communicating necessary details on game days.
Organizing Game Presentation storage closet and pulling the game specific items to facilitate future giveaways during a game.
Supporting in-arena hosts at select games, reviewing details prior to contests, as well as camera blocking during live hits.
Collaborating with in-house production crew at Barclays Center on specific needs during live elements (e.g. cameras, mics, lighting, etc.)
Creating a high energy environment in the arena on any given night and playing a crucial role in hyping up our crowd regardless of the score.
The qualifications listed below represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential functions of this position. To be successful in this role, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Previous experience in athletics and media relations is strongly preferred;
Experience in sports marketing or live production;
Must be able to adapt to a fast-paced environment where attention to detail is critical for success;
Must possess exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal);
Must be able to multi-task, remain organized, and prioritize complex tasks;
Maintain proper/professional decorum;
Must remain open to feedback and professional development over the course of the season
Must be personable and courteous at all times to arena, Nets, and production staff;
Must have some knowledge in sports terminology and basketball operations;
Must be punctual based on call times as well as have reliable transportation;
Must exhibit sound judgment and discretion at all times with confidential information
This position may require travel up to 5%.
This position requires the ability to lift up to 10 pounds.
The incumbent may split time between Corporate Headquarters on occasion and the Barclays Center Arena. He/she will be expected to attend Brooklyn Nets games at the Barclays Center, as well as other events that may take place on weekends and/or holidays.
The incumbent is required to work at least 80% of all Brooklyn Nets home games.
$20/hr - $20/hr
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (“EEO”) Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the Company not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, gender identity, transgender status, pregnancy, marital status, partnership status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local laws.