Community Investment Development Executive – New Orleans Hornets (New Orleans, LA)

Overall Purpose

The Community Investment Development Executive will be responsible for managing and executing community initiatives within a specific pillar that results in providing an impact in the community as well as enhancing the positive image of the Hornets’ brand.


  • Works with other departments, schools and community organizations to ensure the successful planning and execution of all community initiatives, programs and events within assigned community pillar.
  • Works with Marketing, Game Operations, Communications and Broadcast departments to create awareness of all community initiatives within assigned pillar to further enhance the Hornets brand as a vested community partner.
  • Ensures all sponsored programs within assigned pillar are executed according to contractual obligations and works with Sponsorship Account Managers to ensure partner objectives are met.
  • Works with the Event Presentation Department to organize assemblies, in-arena game presentations, school reading timeouts, ribbon cuttings, school and community group nights and various other community events.
  • Works in unison with all departments to ensure all Hornets community efforts not only meet the needs of the community but also creates shared value within business operations for the organization.
  • Contributes to the development and growth of initiatives within assigned pillar to have the greatest impact in the community.
  • Develops beneficial strategic relationships with non-profit organizations, civic groups and school administration in order to grow the image of the organization in the community as a vested community partner.
  • Enhances current Hornets community initiatives within each pillar to be more effective and impactful in the community through relationships and expertise from other community partners.
  • Provides recaps and thorough reporting of all community initiatives and programs within assigned pillars and provides feedback and suggestions to enhance all initiatives and programs.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4 year College or University.
  • Community minded individual with a minimum of 1 year experience working with community programs, non-profit, civic, and community groups.
  • Personable, assertive, and articulate.
  • Excellent writing, organizational, and planning skills are a must.
  • Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, and logically.
  • Must be able to work effectively with internal and external constituents.
  • Must be a self starter capable of managing multiple tasks.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications.
  • Must be available to work after normal business hours, weekends and some holidays.

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 a 4 year degree? Y/N
  2. Do you have at least 1 year of experience working with community programs? Y/N
  3. Are you available to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and some holidays? Y/N

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