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Job listing closed on 11 Feb 2024
12 Jan 2024

Seasonal Events and Entertainment Assistant

🇺🇸 Jacksonville, FL, USA
0+ years exp.

About the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars are a professional football team and a member of the National Football League’s AFC South Division. The Jaguars are one of the NFL’s youngest franchises, playing their first regular season home game on September 3, 1995 in Jacksonville, Fla., and have since won four division titles. The Jaguars are owned by Shahid Khan, a visionary leader whose businesses include Flex-N-Gate, Fulham Football Club, All Elite Wrestling, Bold Events and Iguana Investments. Since 2012, Mr. Khan’s impact on the Northeast Florida community has exceeded $500 million, including charitable giving through the Jaguars Foundation, capital improvements to EverBank Stadium and the creation of Daily’s Place, which hosts upwards of 40 concerts a year. The Jaguars and Iguana Investments recently opened the state-of-the-art Sports Performance Center (Miller Electric Center), which now houses all of football operations for the Jaguars, including players, coaches and other personnel. Over the next several years, the Jaguars and Iguana Investments will complete Phase 1 of the Shipyards, a reimagination of the riverfront which will include a Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences, an office building and modernized marina, as well as begin additional projects to transform the area around the stadium into a year-round, mixed-use sports and entertainment district.

The Jaguars company values are Passion, Respect, Innovation, Dedication and Empowerment (PRIDE). The Jaguars believe in the importance of diversity, continual learning and transparency. We also understand the role that excitement, originality and fun play in the workplace. All of these ideas come together to build a strong and dynamic workplace culture. Because of this, we are dedicated to, and encouraged by, leading the way in developing a distinct and inclusive team.


The Jacksonville Jaguars are committed to developing talent and interest in professional sports. An assistantship at the Jaguars will provide you the chance to explore your career interests, acquire marketable job skills while “learning the ropes” of the industry, establish professional contacts, and gain practical “hands on” experience while working at the highest level of professional sports.

Jaguars assistantships offer meaningful educational work experiences designed to meet your academic and career goals. Management and staff will teach and encourage, but it’s up to you to bring an enthusiasm to learn. Through this program, you will identify learning goals and work with Jaguars management to achieve those goals.

The Seasonal Events and Entertainment Assistant is responsible for supporting the planning and execution of events and game day entertainment elements that will elevate the Jaguars brand by creating a lasting impact for our fans through meaningful and memorable experiences.

What You Will Learn from Your Job Responsibilities

  • What it takes to plan and execute events of all sizes and natures (i.e., Draft Party, Stadium Practice, Training Camp Practices, Luncheons, Major Press Conferences, Youth Football events, etc.)
  • How to coordinate the many logistics and intricate details that go into operating a successful event
  • How to collaborate with other Jaguars internal departments (i.e., Ticketing, Partnerships, Foundation, etc.) to help them reach their departmental goals through events
  • How to communicate effectively across many internal departments, stadium partners, sponsors, and vendors
  • How to problem solve and be action-oriented when things don’t go according to plan
  • How to interact with stadium partners and other team personnel in coordinating logistics, staffing and other event needs
  • How to schedule game day entertainment, including national anthem performers, flyovers, color guards, pre-game and halftime shows, special guests/ honorees, sponsor contests, on-field presentations and promotions, and other game day entertainment needs
  • How to coordinate game day logistics. This includes entertainment transportation, tickets, parking, credentials, meals, equipment storage, staging areas, pre-game rehearsal schedule, and more
  • How to gather and organize all details needed to plan for the Fan Entertainment Zone (FEZ), the Jaguars pre-game tailgate destination in the south end zone (i.e., credentials, equipment, power needs, vehicle movements, giveaways, etc.)
  • How to collaborate with our event production partner to create innovative and engaging activities in the FEZ
  • How to evaluate fan feedback and metrics to adjust our game entertainment strategy to provide our fans the best possible experience at EverBank Stadium

Job Qualifications


  • Excellent communication, presentation, and organizational skills with superior attention to detail
  • Project a professional image in all interactions including fans, corporate partners, and fellow Jaguars colleagues
  • Team-oriented mentality
  • Ability to establish priorities and manage time effectively
  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Prolific knowledge of computer programs (Microsoft Office)


  • Combination of office work and practical work experience is preferred

Other Details

  • Term: March 2024 – February 2025
  • Chosen Assistants are responsible for personal accommodations, such as local housing and transportation

View http://www.jaguars.com/careers/ to learn more about what it means to be a part of the Jaguars team!

Applications are being accepted online only. Please do not call to apply for this position. Please provide complete information. An incomplete application may affect your consideration for this position. The Jacksonville Jaguars are committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, rules, or legal requirements.

By submitting this application, you understand that you may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. You certify that the information in your application is true, correct and complete. You authorize the Jaguars and its representatives to contact your prior and current employer and other references and all others for purposes of confirmation of the information you have provided. You understand your application is subject to, among other things, your eligibility to work in the United States.

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