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Job listing closed on 9 May 2024
1 May 2024

Coordinator, Game Entertainment

🇺🇸 El Segundo, CA, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.
US$18 – US$20 per hour

Job Title: Coordinator, Game Entertainment - SBL

Department: Game Operations & Entertainment
Reports to: Director, Game Entertainment
Manages: N/A

Departmental Goal: To provide fans with an engaging, unforgettable experience, regardless of the game score, so they will always choose to watch the game in-person over viewing from home.

Position Summary: This position is the curator and the visionary of all South Bay Lakers game night entertainment. A creative problem solver, this position must make quality snap judgements, stay calm under pressure, and produce a seemingly flawless, unforgettable experience for the fans.

Key metrics used to evaluate performance:

  • Quantity/quality of new game entertainment ideas implemented
  • Feedback from fans
  • Overall run of show execution
  • Feedback from other department heads

Essential Functions (Duties & Responsibilities**):


  • Work with the Director, Game Entertainment, VP Corporate Partnerships, Community Relations, New Media, and Ticketing to create a long-term strategic plan for selling and implementing new, refreshed game entertainment inventory
    • Assist with in-game promotions
  • Work with Director, Game Entertainment to provide innovative ideas to continually modify and improve fan experience at SBL home games
  • Consistently promote SBL team and players while maintaining brand guidelines
  • Plan, develop, execute in-game contests, presentations and entertainment concepts for all SBL home games
  • Maintain accurate, organized, detailed and up to date records, planning and implementation notes, staffing and vendor lists, files, databases and contacts


  • Work closely with Coordinator, Game Entertainment LAL to plan and execute South Bay Lakers game entertainment
  • Build a script and running order for each game to include all necessary PA announcements, anthem singers, contests and all Strand Crew routines
    • Distribute nightly game scripts and time lines
    • Communicate effectively and lead all game-day staff throughout run of show
  • Coordinate booking anthems, color guard presentations, music, in-game emcee/hosts and all other in-arena entertainment or promotional programs at a SBL home game
  • Organize and lead script meeting on day of game
  • Work with Manager, Game Operations/Fan Experience to order game-related giveaway items and props, as needed
  • Develop a local preferred vendor list


  • Partner with Manager, Game Entertainment to log footage from Lakers home and road games for highlight videos
  • Pull and deliver archival footage of Lakers in-game entertainment (anthems, game ball deliveries, team captains, etc.) including corporate partner, community, and ticketing in-game features as needed
  • Assist backstage and/or control room at select Lakers home games

*Responsibilities subject to change based on organizational needs and direction from management.

Education (Required/Preferred): Bachelor’s degree

Previous experience: A minimum of two (2) years executing in-game entertainment in sports industry

Technology: Must be willing to wear a headset

Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • A passion for live sports
  • A demonstrated ability to create an overarching vision and empower a team to execute
  • Extremely organized with a high attention to detail and logistics
  • A demonstrated ability to execute high-profile events and captivate audiences
  • Exceptional creativity
  • Pragmatic, intuitive, and data driven – the ability to read the crowd and use fan data to adjust future programs accordingly
  • Must be able to make quick, quality decisions

Physical Demands: Must be able to lift a min of 25lbs. and walk significant distances in arena on game days

Location: El Segundo (offices M-F), downtown Los Angeles (Crypto.com Arena for Laker home games), and other occasional off-site events

Travel: Less than 5% of the time

Hours: Regular office hours (9am- 5:30pm M-F), plus overtime is mandatory; must be available to work evenings, weekends and holidays

The pay range for this role is $18.00 to $20.00. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience and certifications

We 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.

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