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Seasonal Control Room Assistant, Game Presentation


The Detroit Red Wings are looking to a control room seasonal assistant where they’ll play an integral role in the conception, planning, development, and execution of game presentation elements and secondary events for the Detroit Red Wings and Ilitch Sports + Entertainment through the scope of the control room. This includes working with department staff on idea generation, preparing elements needed (content/lights/music/etc.), and being part of the show in a live arena environment. Collaboration with co-workers and other departments, clear communication, and organizational skills are essential.


  • Work inside the control room during Detroit Red Wings home games and select events at Little Caesars Arena.
  • Contribute new ideas for in-game features and experiences throughout the season for fans, that continue to evolve and enhance the game presentation, making it an industry leading experience
  • Work closely with game day crew and full-time staff to ensure production standards are met.
  • Assist in the planning, coordination, and execution of DRW secondary events such as viewing parties, college hockey events, college basketball events, etc.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with internal departments to develop engaging and effective in-game solutions.
  • Contribute unique and strategic ideas to enhance various theme nights
  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities of the Game Presentation department as assigned

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Highly organized, strongly self-motivated, and the ability to multi-task activities.
  • Strong decision making, problem resolution, and creative thinking skills.
  • Experience in a prior role or similar field is a plus.
  • Ability and willingness to work long and unpredictable hours on weekdays, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Must be able to workdays, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Interest and some experience of sports entertainment and production equipment.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite preferred.

Working Conditions:

  • Frequent visual/auditory attention.
  • Exposure to high noise levels.
  • Irregular and extended hours including nights, weekends, and holidays.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a colleague encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The above is intended to describe the key responsibilities, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities or nonessential requirements. Sports & Entertainment, Inc. has the right to change, modify, suspend, interrupt or cancel in whole or in part any job functions outlined in a job description at any time and without advance notice to the employee.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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Job Details
Date Posted
13 Sept 2023
🇺🇸 Detroit, MI, USA
Required Experience
1+ year