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7 Jun 2024

Sr. Manager, Live Entertainment

🇺🇸 Las Vegas, NV, USA
Full Time
5+ years exp.

Position Overview:

Built upon our storied legacy, we win on and off the field by intentionally uniting our players, alumni, teammates, and guests. We strive to create meaningful relationships and deliver a world class experience in all interactions. It is our shared responsibility to ensure that the greatness of the Raiders is in its future.

The Senior Manager of Live Entertainment has the primary responsibilities of leading a team of production professionals toward flawless delivery of all entertainment items for the organization’s event and game presentations. This position works alongside Event Operations, Corporate Partnerships, Premium Service, Stadium Operations, Raiderettes, and other departments to execute across a calendar of events. This position will build a staff of part-time employees, work with talent and vendors, and execute the Run of Show through world-class live entertainment production. From concept to execution, this is a logistics position that also requires a VVIP hospitality background with a creative eye for details and delivery.


Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee recruitment, hiring, training and management of seasonal part-time gameday staff.
  • Execute all pregame, in-game and halftime activations including the scheduling, greeting and arrival/departure of gameday and event participants.
  • Oversee gameday and event execution of contests and promotions during designated periods.
  • Establish and maintain talent management relationships, artist, and vendor relationships, and execution of contractual terms
  • Work closely with other internal departments to integrate live entertainment seamlessly into the fan experience.
  • Understand and practice the NFL event presentation and broadcast policies in all aspects of gameday preparation and execution.
  • Work year-round researching, booking and scheduling talent for performances of our national anthem, color guards, DJs, and other on-field and event entertainment programs.
  • Maintain an organized schedule for talent travel, rehearsals, and special requests.
  • Create and communicate schedules/plans for gameday staff, participants, VIP guests and performers.
  • Accountable for gameday and event set-up and break-down of equipment, inventory, maintenance and upkeep of props and storage areas.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with stadium operations staff.
  • Learn and become fluent in Raiders history and present-day team story.
  • Serve as liaison between stadium operations crew and the Raiders seasonal entertainment staff.
  • Understand and display a thorough knowledge of live production, including: camera blocking, timing for talent movements, and staging for live shots.
  • Comfortable making time-sensitive decisions that may affect the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Serve as a knowledgeable guest representative for venue information such as stadium layout, seating sections, and emergency activity procedures, as needed.
  • Work cohesively with other departments to execute entertainment elements.
  • All other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in sports/entertainment production industry required.
  • Experience managing and leading a team required.
  • Experience using scripting software, such as ShoFlo, preferred.
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
  • Previous experience working sporting events preferred.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams.
  • Must be a team player, have a positive attitude, and be able to make decisions under pressure.
  • Provide excellent customer service and hospitality.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work extended hours and flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Must work all gameday and rehearsal days.


Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to):

  • Frequent walking, standing for long periods of time, and stair climbing
  • Sitting for long periods of time throughout shift
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 30lbs
  • Occasional bending, kneeling, pushing, and pulling

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