Who are we hiring?

The Temp Associate for Events is responsible for working with the Events team to implement, produce and execute more than 100 wide-ranging corporate, team, partnership, charitable and entertainment events. These events include the company-wide holiday party, Rangers and Knicks Season Opening celebrations, team-related events, partner events, A Day of Giving, Garden of Dreams charitable events), and a variety of other events. This role will work as part of the team to either lead or support events, depending on scope. When leading an event, the Manager is responsible for all aspects of ongoing event priorities, including creating event concepts that deliver against stated objectives, establishing timelines, managing budget, tracking and reporting, maintaining strong internal and external client relationships. In all cases, the Manger must work with the team to execute against detailed, exhaustive event plans for each event, including budget, attendees, theme, purpose, logistics, layout, security, menu, décor, etc.

What will you do?

  • Assist with the development, management and execution of events for MSG and its properties according to requirements, target audience and objectives

  • Research venues and vendors utilized to assist with building successful events including but not limited to, audio visual, security, décor, staffing, food and beverage etc

  • Input all information to event filing system as well as complete necessary documents for events including fact sheets, production schedules

  • Ensure event aspects are kept within budget

  • Work with Events team to provide continual improvements and efficiencies in the department’s events processes and procedures.

  • Work with building ops to coordinate set-up, costs, etc. for internal events.

  • Develop and manage relationships with key internal stakeholders to ensure event success

  • Conduct an extensive post-event analysis that provides clients with a full account of event and potential opportunities for improvement in the future.

  • Administrative duties (as assigned): answering phones, filing, etc.

What do you need to succeed?

  • 4 -6 years experience in event planning or similar field

  • Bachelor’s in Business, Sports Management or related field

  • Knowledge of methods and process for doing research

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Strong time management skills

  • Strong creative skills

  • Ability to work within designated budget objectives

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Experience working in a corporate environment

  • Knowledge of sports & entertainment

Why is MSG for me?

About Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp.

Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) is a leader in live entertainment. The Company presents or hosts a broad array of events in its diverse collection of venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; and The Chicago Theatre. MSG Entertainment is also building a new state-of-the-art venue in Las Vegas, MSG Sphere at The Venetian. In addition, the Company features the original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces the Boston Calling Music Festival. The Company’s two regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network and MSG+, deliver a wide range of live sports content and other programming. Also under the MSG Entertainment umbrella is Tao Group Hospitality, with entertainment dining and nightlife brands including: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Beauty & Essex, Cathédrale, Hakkasan and Omnia.

We invite you to create an exceptional career at MSG

At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds

At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required.