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15 May 2024

Event Staff (Seasonal)

🇺🇸 Metairie, LA, USA
Part Time
0+ years exp.

If you are interested in sports jobs with the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, you’re in the right place!

Who we are:

The mission of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans is to be #1 in everything we do and to be a global brand to all of our fans. We take pride in the growth and success of the entire Gulf Coast region and are committed to leveraging our resources and goodwill to foster meaningful change for the greater good of society and our community. We celebrate individuality and value all identities and experiences, and value the perspectives of our team members. Our team members are integral to our success, and we stand beside them through success and hardship. We make it a priority to make all team members feel included and their opinions be heard. Together, we win!

Who you are:

You want to be part of a team that values community, integrity, excellence, and an organization where people come first and are celebrated. You love the industry of sports, and are excited by the potential of working for two major leagues, the NFL and the NBA. You understand and appreciate that New Orleans is a unique city with so much to offer, and you want to be a part of the vibrant community that wants to see it’s teams be the best. You are passionate, driven, and ready to work hard and have fun.

Position Summary:

The New Orleans Saints and Pelicans are seeking positive and outgoing individuals to join our Event Staff team, who will use their personality and skills to enhance the Saints and Pelicans fan experience! Under the general direction and supervision of the Events Departments, this position is responsible for handling, preparing and implementing all elements of special event fan experience. This position is seasonal, part-time position, and will require late nights, weekends, and open availability for a majority of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans home games and other special events.

What you will be doing:

  • Assists with the setup and breakdown of all fan experiences at pregame events and other special events (e.g. inflatables, sport court, giveaways, etc.)
  • Escorts and coordinates fan experience vendors and entertainers (E.g. Face Painters, DJs, Bands, Pelicans Entertainment Team etc.)
  • Assists with the run of show execution for all pre-game and external events
  • Assists with all event logistics and operations including fixtures, furnishings and equipment requests and placement
  • Provides administrative support and coordinates all outdoor and pre-game events, contests, and activations
  • Assists in the coordination of all pre-game elements with a focus on fan interactivity
  • Prepares and facilitates any outdoor giveaways
  • Act as an enthusiastic brand ambassador for the organization in and out of the arena during all events

What you’ll bring:

  • Must be hardworking, upbeat, and able to adapt quickly in an ever-changing environment
  • Hard-working and knowledgeable about the sports and special event industry
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to multi-task and address problems in a high-stress, fast-paced live event/production environment
  • Ability to work the majority of scheduled Pelicans home games, additional home playoff games, and occasional special events
  • Takes directions well and is a dedicated team player
  • Ability to be on your feet for the duration of your shift
  • Ability to lift and/or move 50 lbs at a time

Working Conditions:

The incumbent will spend the majority of their time at the Smoothie King Center for New Orleans Pelicans games and on occasion, external team events and Caesar Superdome for New Orleans Saints games. Approximately half of their work will be conducted outside and subject to the elements, while the other half will take place inside the arena. They will be required to attend Pelicans games at the Smoothie King Center, as well as other related events that may take place on weekends and/or holidays.

Applications must be submitted online. Please do not mail or email resumes to the Saints/Pelicans. All qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or by email. Please do not contact the Saints/Pelicans Human Resources or Hiring Manager to check the status of your application. When applying, please be sure your updated contact information is provided.

The New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans ("Teams") are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for candidates and employees regardless of their membership in any protected classifications. The Teams will not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, and pregnancy), religion, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and/or any other legally protected class under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This anti-discrimination policy applies with respect to all employment decisions, including but not limited to hiring, promotion, discipline, and discharge. The Teams are committed to equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in compliance with the Americans Disabilities Act and state law. If you feel you need an accommodation for a disability, please inform us. Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. If you request an accommodation, it is essential that you participate fully in the interactive process.

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