Game Presentation Manager – New Orleans Hornets (New Orleans, LA)

January 23, 2012

Reports to: Director of Event Presentation

  • Prepare all of the scripts for our Buzz Patrol interactive team, as well as our game night staff working with the Game Presentation department
  • Manage all elements of Game Presentation
  • Manage the creative and execution process of all on-court and in-game promotions
  • Manage the development of new and creative in-game and in-arena entertainment including video pieces, fan interactive elements, entertainment teams (ie: Buzz Patrol, Jackson Square Jumpers, Hornets Drum Line, Hornets Mini Drum Line, 610 Stompers among others)
  • Manage the Game Presentation department and game night staff
  • Manage our theme night development and execution
  • Serve as Floor Manager on game nights
  • Work with VP of Event Presentation and Broadcasting, Director of Event Presentation and Arena staff to ensure all Hornets facility needs are met, including basketball configuration set-up, event staffing deployment and briefing, premium distribution, back-of-house room allocation and set-up, scoreboard operations, NBA security, etc.;
  • Manage the monthly Event Presentation Calendars providing information on our department activity.
  • Work in conjunction with our Corporate Partnership, Ticket Sales & Service, Basketball Communications, Marketing and Broadcast departments to ensure all contractual elements are fulfilled
  • Assist with PA copy for home game and select events
  • Assist with the creative planning and execution of Hornets video shoots
  • Manage department monthly calendar
  • Manage the planning and execution of our staff orientation for Game Night Staff and Buzz Patrol
  • Ensure that we are keeping updated inventory measures in regards to props, radios and other Game Presentation items
  • Manage and serve professionally as a liaison for the Hornets externally and interdepartmentally with Basketball Operations, Ticket Sales & Service, Community Investment, Corporate Partnerships and Marketing
  • Contribute to the development of our Grass Roots Marketing platform
  • Train other personnel in Game Day Production along with floor management and promotion execution.
  • Interact with NBA league office to utilize league-supplied music, acts, video, as well as develop relationships with team counterparts.
  • Develop and maintain vendor relationships
  • Perform administrative duties as assigned
  • Must be able to come to work promptly and regularly
  • Must be able to take direction and work well with others
  • Must be able to work under the stress of deadlines
  • Must be able to react to change productively and to handle tasks as assigned
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and game nights when needed

Applications must be submitted through Teamworks. Please do not mail resumes to the Hornets. All qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or by email. Please do not contact the Hornets to check the status of your application. When applying, please be sure your updated contact information is provided.

Note: When you apply for this job online, you will be required to answer the following questions:

  1. Do you have experience in Game Presentation with a professional sports team? Y/N
  2. Are you able to work flexible hours and game nights? Y/N

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