WHO WE ARE
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 Binghamton Devils, 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.
The HBSE Strategy department is a small fast-paced group that sets the organization’s corporate strategy, manages key business initiatives, and advises senior executives on business operations.
As an Associate in the Strategy Department, you will work directly on all aspects of the enterprise’s business strategy and help solve the most complex issues the business faces. Ideal candidate will have a management consulting, corporate strategy, or business analytics background and is comfortable in a rapidly changing environment.
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
Perform range of ad-hoc analyses and financial modeling for key business initiatives
Create presentations summarizing key findings and recommendations for executives
Manage key strategic initiatives, collaborating with all business functions, including ticket sales, corporate sponsorships, marketing, F&B, CRM, etc.
Analyze the sports business landscape to advise key department stakeholders on both ad-hoc projects and long-term business planning
Proactively identify opportunities to drive innovation, automation, optimization, customer experience, and financial performance across the organization
Position cuts across all HBSE (Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment) portfolio properties, including: Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Devils, Prudential Center, & other holdings
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required
2-4 years of relevant work experience in traditional strategy role; Preferred background in management consulting, investment banking, or corporate strategy; Sports experience is a plus, but not expected
Excellent problem-solving & analytical skills, with ability to structure complex issues
Effective financial modeling and presentation skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including a high degree of comfort working with senior-level executives
Proven ability to manage time sensitive projects and a desire to work in a fast-paced challenging environment
COVID-19 Vaccine Required: As of the first day of employment, you must be able to demonstrate proof that you are fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against COVID-19, unless you are granted a medical or religious exemption in accordance with Company policy.
Medical/Dental/Vision/Flexible Spending Accounts (all LGBT friendly)
Pretax Transportation Benefit
Generous parental leave policies
401K (100% up to 5% is matched, after 1 year of service)
Unlimited Paid Time Off
13+ Paid Holidays
½ Day Summer Fridays
Complimentary or Discounted Sports & Concert Tickets
On Site Fitness Rooms
Other League & Partner Discounts
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.