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4 Apr 2024

Basketball Operations Strategic Assistant

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Charlotte, NC, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.

Position Overview

The Basketball Operations Strategic Assistant is responsible for assisting with tasks as assigned by the Basketball Operations staff. To be successful in this role you need to be proactive and tackle any task assigned to you with diligence and proficiency. Attention to detail is crucial as you will be counted on to complete responsibilities with hard deadlines as well as be someone who will expand on ideas and report findings. This position requires excellent time management and an ability to multitask. The Basketball Operations Strategic Assistant oversees data entry along with assisting in the player personnel process.

Core Values

The Charlotte Hornets organization embodies the following core values:

  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Competitiveness
  • Resilience
  • Candor
  • Accountability

Duties and Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Manage and execute research projects for front office to inform organizational decision making

Scouting Credentials

  • Coordinate the credentials for our scouts at all games (College/Pro/International)
  • Organize schedule for all scouts and maintain a Master Calendar

Player Personnel Assistance

  • Assist in organizing and updating the following lists/projects
    • Free agent summary pages
    • Target lists
    • Personnel magnets and roster boards

Travel Logistics

  • Coordinate and assist with all travel schedules for players and guests who come into Charlotte
    • Free Agent Mini Camps
    • Draft Workouts
  • Transport players and guests from airports to hotels and to the facility
  • Set up flights, pickups and hotels for draft workouts, mini camps and open gym

Data Daily Input

  • Responsible in the daily input of information into scouting database

Note Taking

  • Take notes in management meetings and distribute them to the group in a timely manner
  • Coordinate the notes document that is sorted by team
  • Organize prep planners to help front office prepare for negotiations

Update Studies

  • Advance and update studies that will help the BBOPS staff in gaining knowledge

Culture & Character Fit

  • Flexibility to be accessible and responsive to BBOPS staff
  • Show an eagerness and work ethic that exceeds expectations

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities

To perform essential job functions, you should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (Sports Management, Business, etc.) preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of the rules, regulations, strategies, and technique of basketball and experience
  • Ability to communicate both in writing and verbally in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency in database management and data analysis
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Adaptability and flexibility; adapts to changes in the work environment, meets challenging demands and can handle frequent changes
  • Ability to collaborate across a full spectrum of internal and external contacts
  • Dependability - consistently be at work on time, complete tasks promptly
  • Required to attend all home games and may be required to attend training camp, summer league and other basketball functions
  • Able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Additional Information

This is a full-time benefit eligible position. HSE is dedicated to creating and upholding a welcoming environment that celebrates diversity.

HSE provides valuable benefits and competitive time off policies to help you and your family lead healthy, balanced lives.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. All requests for medical or religious accommodations to perform the stated job duties will be considered.

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