About the Team:
The San Francisco Giants are hiring a Parks Programming Project Manager to join our dynamic Mission Rock team. Mission Rock, a partnership between the Port of San Francisco and the San Francisco Giants and Tishman Speyer, is the culmination of eight years of neighborhood outreach and community planning, and will transform a surface parking lot into new affordable homes, jobs, retail and open space. In 2023, Phase 1 of the development will open to the public, including a new 5-acre waterfront park flanked by Oracle Park and the Bay, a lynchpin to the collection of public spaces that will be delivered to the community. These public spaces will be vibrant, welcoming and inclusive, reflecting Mission Rock’s core values, through the production of engaging events, offering community amenities and facilitating thoughtful everyday stewardship.
About the Role:
The Parks Programming Project Manager is central to bringing the nearly decade-long vision of creating a dynamic neighborhood to life. The role will entail coordinating placemaking, programming and capital projects to enhance Mission Rock’s public spaces, with a primary focus on day-to-day implementation and orchestration of activations to bring interest to Mission Rock before Phase 1 opens, along with supporting the planning of Mission Rock produced events and soliciting external event rentals when the neighborhood fully opens to the public.
The ideal candidate: loves public spaces, spectacular programming and events and cultivating community through shared experiences; ability to work with a wide range of individuals, maintaining rapport with both internal and external partners; impeccable integrity and commitment to Mission Rock values; and is highly organized, self starting individual who will bring these talents to a small-but-mighty, creative and energetic team.
You’re Excited About This Opportunity Because….
Hands-on implementation of Mission Rock produced events and activations, including but not limited to site planning, administering contracts, purchasing materials, obtaining permits, etc.
Assist in planning a robust calendar of daily, weekly and monthly activations for 2023 and beyond
Collaborate on the development of procedures for facility reservations, inquiry, intake and rental processes; coordinate, schedule and oversee facility rentals and assist with permitting
Assist with the creation and implementation of the marketing plan to promote free programming to the general public, foster awareness of available services and park amenities and market facility rental opportunities
Support strategic partnerships, fundraising initiatives and manage promotional events
Support communications and messaging to the general public, including website administration
Track, evaluate and quantify the impacts of Mission Rock produced and partnered programming
Actively share new ideas to contribute to the evolution of public space activation strategy
Foster positive relationships within neighbors and community stakeholders
Occasional evening and weekend work is expected
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in producing programming, public space management and/or special events production and sales
Previous experience in stakeholder and client engagement
Previous marketing, hospitality, and/or client management experience preferred
Strong project management skills
Proficiency with city government operations, codes and requirements would be an asset
Proficiency with Microsoft Suite and social media applications
We’re Excited About You Because…
You are an authentic, inspiring and positive team member.
You have a bias towards action and have an inner drive and commitment to excel in the pursuit of business goals.
You dare to take on ambitious goals, align on mutual accountability across teams, and make things happen.
About the Giants
One of the oldest teams in Major League Baseball, the San Francisco Giants are dedicated to enriching our community through innovation and excellence on and off the field. This past decade, the organization has won three World Series Championships, made four playoff appearances and thrown four no-hitters. Off the field, the Giants have become internationally-renowned as a host to entrepreneurial and premier entertainment events. Celebrating over 60 years in San Francisco, the organization is entrenched in the Bay Area community as the Giants work with corporate and non-profit partners to raise awareness, educate and generate interest in a variety of issues important to both their fans and the local community.
We are truly unique; we are an organization committed to your growth, your learning, your development and your entire employee experience. We only win when our employees succeed and we're dedicated to helping you develop your strengths. We have a cultural foundation built on diversity, innovation and teamwork and we want you and your ideas to thrive at the San Francisco Giants.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
At the Giants, we strive to foster an inclusive work environment that encompasses the rich diversity of the San Francisco Bay Area, the place we call home. We welcome all people and are committed to creating an inclusive community built on a foundation of respect for all individuals. We seek to hire, develop and retain talented people from all backgrounds. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunities to excel.
Individuals from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized or underrepresented groups strongly encouraged to apply. If you are not sure that you’re 100% qualified, but up for the challenge - we want you to apply.
At the Giants, we believe we put our best work forward when our employees bring together ideas that are diverse in thought. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition or disability, genetic condition, marital status, domestic partnership status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status and any other protected class under federal, state or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability or special need, we would like to know how we can better accommodate you.