Are you hungry and passionate to work for one of the most exciting shows in the NBA? Does the thought of working with high-level, industry talent excite you? Then this is the opportunity for you.
The Game Entertainment Coordinator plays a vital role in planning, communicating, and executing administrative tasks for the Clippers entertainment teams to deliver the highest-level entertainment in the league. In this role, you are responsible for the Clippers’ performance teams and entertainment assets, including Clippers Spirit, Kid Clippers, Hoop Troop, and Slam Squad. You will coordinate team logistics and communicate schedules to ensure they have the necessary resources to prepare for their games and rehearsals. From time to time, we may also need you to assist with other game entertainment elements, such as stage-managing, creative brainstorming and promotion execution.
This position will also work closely with our Creative Director of Entertainment Teams to ensure the vision of entertainment teams is being implemented, in collaboration with the Director of Game Presentation.
This is a full-time role based out of our DTLA office and is eligible for our competitive benefit offerings including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan with company contribution, Well-Being Allowance, and more.
The LA Clippers are committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. New members of our team must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and will need to provide verification of vaccination for COVID-19 at least seven days prior to their start date. Fully vaccinated refers to at least two (2) weeks after the final dose on a two-dose vaccination series (Pfizer or Moderna) or at least two (2) weeks after a single dose COVID-19 vaccination series (Johnson and Johnson).
What You Will Do
Support three or more entertainment teams, including performers and coaches.
Support the vision of the Creative Director of Entertainment Teams on direction and execution for entertainment teams.
Assist with coordination of auditions and photo shoots, including schedule and venue booking outreach, photographers, videographers, and choreographers.
Promote growth of entertainment brand through appearance bookings, web, and social media outlets.
Market entertainment team camps, workshops, auditions, and appearances.
Coordinate payroll and additional administrative paperwork for all entertainment teams’ staff.
Facilitate payment of entertainment invoices and expenses.
Liaise with sponsorship regarding partnership opportunities.
Coordinate with the digital team on entertainment team social media accounts.
Develop efficient processes for creative content approval, appearance requests, game day needs, and other entertainment projects.
Act as entertainment stage manager on game days, which will involve: 1) Attending all preseason, regular season and postseason games; 2) Crafting information sheets for the entertainment teams; 3) Providing feedback to ensure all elements are accurately carried out.
Coordinate rehearsal schedules and secure rehearsal space.
Coordinate staffing schedules for in-game elements and external appearances.
Coordinate and attend additional team events as necessary.
Attend entertainment teams’ rehearsals as needed.
Track spending and maintain budget records.
Oversee Game Entertainment Associates to ensure that all tasks above are completed.
Assist Director of Game Presentation and Creative Director of Entertainment Teams with any other needs.
Your Background, Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree required.
Two (2) or more years of marketing or entertainment experience.
Minimum of two (2) years of administrative experience.
Game Presentation experience a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Proficiency in Concur and ADP a plus
Experience with other professional sports organizations a plus.
Demonstrated dedication with the ability to oversee projects from origin through execution.
Ability to learn, grow and should be able to thrive in a fast-growing, dynamic environment.
Effective interpersonal skills, both oral and written.
Detail-oriented and superior communication skills.
Self-starter and entrepreneurial spirit with hands-on approach towards business.
Ability to work within a team environment and foster a positive work culture.
The LA Clippers are a proud equal opportunity employer. It is our desire and intent that all employees enjoy a professional business working environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. To request an accommodation, please contact us at [email protected].