The New York Jets are seeking qualified candidates to fill roles within the Event & Gameday position. The primary responsibility of this position will be to promote the brand at home games and events in the community. Team members will assist with the set-up, management, and breakdown of games/events, while playing a strong role in fan development. We are seeking energetic candidates who are enthusiastic about and committed to promoting the New York Jets brand. Team members must be upbeat, outgoing individuals with a strong work ethic who possess the ability to interact and relate with all types of people. This role is key to providing high quality sports entertainment for our fans. Team members will represent the organization, team, and its partners at various events throughout the season.
Dates: End of April to the end of season: all New York Jets home games including events.
All hired staff will be required to attend an orientation (date: TBD).
Hours: No set hours, based on event and gameday schedule
Pay: Staff will be paid on an hourly basis
Attire: New York Jets shirt and khaki pants/shorts
Fan-facing group of individuals that bring energy to gameday to promote the New York Jets brand
Provide full operational support (set-up/tear-down) of all events and Jets home games
Assist in events and promotional activities in an effort to grow the New York Jets fan base
Engage prospective and current New York Jets fans in a professional and positive manner through various promotion, events, and marketing efforts
Supervise children on inflatable rides at Jets Fest events
Act as security at various events
Assist with all in-game promotions including: live videoboard features, crowd prompts and camera shots
Act as a Fan Ambassador on stadium Club levels, parking lots, and plaza
Support the coordination and execution of pre-game, halftime, and post-game entertainment
Passionate about the New York Jets, the game of football, and sports in general
Excellent interpersonal skills
Enthusiastic with a professional demeanor to interact with all types of fans and sponsors
Strong leadership skills with the ability to be a team player and enjoy working in teams
Strong work ethic, positive attitude, willingness to accept all assignments, quick learner
Attention to detail, proven ability to problem solve in a fast-paced environment
Available to work all New York Jets home games and other special events as needed
Must have flexible hours and be able to work nights, weekends and holidays
Must attend all 2023 Jets home games
Must have the ability to handle and coordinate large groups of people
Must have completed one year of college
GENERAL INFORMATION A background check will be conducted prior to the start of the position. The New York Jets are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender nonconformity, status as a transgender individual, gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, affectional orientation, marital status, civil union status, and domestic partnership status, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The New York Jets are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities.
Consistent with our commitment to maintain a safe workplace, all new hires are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide verification of vaccination prior to their start date, unless they receive an approved exemption under applicable law. “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). In accordance with CDC recommendations, we recommend all new hires and employees stay up to date with their COVID-19 vaccination. “Up to Date” currently means that a person has completed their primary COVID-19 vaccine series, plus a booster vaccine, if eligible.