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Project Employee, Executive and Group Assistant

🇺🇸 New York City, NY, USA
Part Time
3+ years exp.
US$33 per hour

WORK OPTION: 4 days a week in the New york office

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball.  Built around five professional sports leagues:  the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 214 countries and territories in 60 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents.  NBA rosters at the start of the 2023-24 season featured a record 125 international players from 40 countries and territories.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App and NBA League Pass.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with more than 2.3 billion likes and followers globally across all leagues, team and player platforms.  NBA Cares, the NBA’s global social responsibility platform, partners with renowned community-based organizations around the world to address important social issues in the areas of education, inclusion, youth and family development, and health and wellness.

Position Summary:
This position will provide executive administrative support to senior leaders within Content Partnerships exercising a high level of professionalism, discretion, attention to detail, thought leadership, and responsiveness.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks including:
    • Effectively managing an extremely active calendar of meetings, speaking engagements and additional commitments and ensure her schedule is followed and respected Identifying meeting, travel, etc. conflicts and provides well thought out solutions and recommendations
    • Acting as a gatekeeper and gateway role, creating win-win situations for direct access to leaders time and office
    • Completing expense reports in a timely and accurate fashion
    • Researching and booking detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas accurately and efficiently
    • Compiling documents for travel-related and daily meetings
    • Accurately providing speaking engagement materials to partners
    • Booking travel and accommodations for VIP guests, etc.
    • Acting as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies (Partners, SLT, Department Staff etc.)
    • Owns the planning and execution of team meetings where appropriate
    • Creates materials as needed: powerpoint presentations, confidential documents, etc. with attention to detail and accuracy
    • Manages Department Cards for timely and accurate submission, includes accurate coding across all leagues
    • Acts at all times with the utmost discretion as it relates to confidential materials, meetings detail and content, and the comings and goings of the President
    • When possible, identifies, designs and implements department process innovations and training tools
    • Acts in a professional and ethical manner

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Ability to think creatively and be a problem solver, adaptable and results-driven
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks; excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and team player approach
  • Strong work ethic, interpersonal skills, self-starter
  • Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Interest in the team business and driving revenue for NBA, WNBA, NBA G League and NBA 2K teams
  • Strong analytical and research skills desired
  • Ability to exercise good judgement, execute tasks with discretion and maintain calm under pressure
  • Ability to work independently, with little to no direction, from conception to completion
  • Curious!

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Salary Range: [[$33.00/Hourly]]

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About the NBA
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a global sports and media organization with the mission to inspire and connect people everywhere through the power of basketball.  Built around five professional sports leagues:  the NBA, WNBA, NBA G League, NBA 2K League and Basketball Africa League, the NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming available in 215 countries and territories in more than 50 languages, and merchandise for sale in more than 200 countries and territories on all seven continents.  NBA rosters at the start of the 2021-22 season featured a record 121 international players from 40 countries.  NBA Digital’s assets include NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App and NBA League Pass.  The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world, with 2.1 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team, and player platforms.  Through NBA Cares, the league addresses important social issues by working with internationally recognized youth-serving organizations that support education, youth and family development, and health-related causes.

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