Founded by Josh Harris and David Blitzer, Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE) includes in its portfolio the Philadelphia 76ers, the New Jersey Devils, leading venue Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., the GRAMMY Museum Experience Prudential Center, the Delaware Blue Coats, the Utica Comets, the Sixers Innovation Lab Crafted by Kimball, and renowned esports franchise Dignitas. Led by some of the best and brightest minds across a diverse spectrum of industries, HBSE positions itself as one of the most pioneering, innovative global sports and entertainment businesses to date. HBSE also strives to positively impact the local communities in which it operates through the powerful platform of sports.
HBSE offers an energetic work environment built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do. Prudential Center in downtown Newark, N.J. hosts more than 175 concerts, family shows and special events annually and is the fourth-ranked sports and entertainment venue in the U.S. by Pollstar and Billboard. It is home to the New Jersey Devils, a renowned NHL franchise with three Stanley Cup championships and a proud, passionate fan base. Prudential Center is also home to the brand-new GRAMMY Museum Experience, the first and only of its kind on the east coast.
The Philadelphia 76ers organization is one of the most storied franchises in American sports, led by some of the best and brightest minds across a diverse spectrum of industries, HBSE positions itself as one of the most pioneering, innovative global sports and entertainment businesses to date. The 76ers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, UFC and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the sports industry. The 76ers offer a best-in-class workplace culture built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
At HBSE, we engage, represent and reflect diverse voices of employees, players fans and communities. We are dedicated to hiring the best talent that is reflective of where we live, work and play – across all groups and levels; supporting and developing every employee to reach their potential; and creating an inclusive environment that allows team members to bring their true authentic selves to work.
Prudential Center and the New Jersey Devils are seeking passionate, hard-working, and energetic individuals to join the New Jersey Devils Event Services Team. This part-time, co-ed and interactive group will engage fans at all Devils home games, as well as non-game day events throughout the season.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
On Devils home games:
Working/operating the Little Devils Zone, 50/50 Raffle, and any other ancillary needs such as sponsor activations including (but not limited to):
Assist with Prospect Playground set up, maintenance, and break down during Devils home games, assist with customer inquiries regarding the zone and Kids Club, and interact with customers of all ages.
Actively sell, handle, and distribute 50/50 raffle tickets within Prudential Center at either a stationary kiosk, or as a roaming sales representative, prior to and during New Jersey Devils games.
Operate Devils mobile unit, assist with food drives, perform data collection, and execute post-game ticket sales experiences (shoot from the blue line, broomball).
On non-game days:
Execute numerous events at the Prudential Center and off-site locations
Represent the New Jersey Devils at special events; viewing parties, clinics/camps, charity events, ticket sales events and promotional engagements. Assist event managers with events (i.e. setup, breakdown, taking photos).
Provide exceptional customer service.
High School Diploma or equivalent experience required
Must have a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays.
Must be self-confident, resilient and possess a high energy level and enthusiasm.
Prior experience in cash handling and customer service
Must have the ability to rise to the challenge and provide the hard work necessary to succeed;
Must have well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to a wide variety of audiences, demonstrating strong communication and problem-solving skills.
Must be comfortable with engaging in a variety of different communicative modes (verbal, non-verbal, and written) and being attuned to others through strong active listening skills.
Must have the ability and willingness to maintain an impeccable professional appearance.
Must be able to identify problems, their sources, and their potential solutions while continuing to successfully conduct day-to-day operations without interruption.
Travel Requirements: Required to travel to off-site locations for non-game day events
Physical Demands: This position requires the ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
Work Environment: The incumbent will be expected to work most, if not all Devils home games including nights, weekends, and holidays.
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.