Where: Los Angeles, CA
Who: LA Clippers
Field: Live Broadcast / Sports / TV News / Technical Operations
Type: Full Time
We are looking for a Manager, Game Entertainment to join our Game Presentation department and help produce an outstanding in-game experience for our fans! As Manager, you are responsible for our entertainment assets, including Clippers Spirit, Kid Clippers, and Hoop Troop, and you will play a vital role in planning, communicating and implementing administrative processes for the Clippers entertainment teams, including coordinating team logistics, ensuring they have the necessary resources to prepare for and execute performances. From time to time, we may also need you to assist with other game entertainment elements, such as stage-managing, creative brainstorming and promotion execution.
Manager will also collaborate with Director of Game Presentation and Creative Director to ensure the vision of entertainment teams is being met.
This is a full-time role based out of our DTLA office and is eligible for our competitive benefit offerings including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan with company contribution, Well-Being Allowance, and more.
The LA Clippers are committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace. New members of our team must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and will need to provide verification of vaccination for COVID-19 at least seven days prior to their start date. Fully vaccinated refers to at least two (2) weeks after the final dose on a two-dose vaccination series (Pfizer or Moderna) or at least two (2) weeks after a single dose COVID-19 vaccination series (Johnson and Johnson).
What You Will Do
Support three or more entertainment teams, including performers and coaches.
Act as entertainment stage manager on game days, which will involve:
Attending all preseason, regular season and postseason games;
Crafting information sheets for the entertainment teams;
Providing feedback to ensure all elements are accurately executed.
Support the vision of the Entertainment Team Creative Director on direction and execution for entertainment teams.
Coordinate and attend additional team events as necessary.
Attend entertainment teams’ rehearsals as needed.
Coordinate rehearsal schedules and secure rehearsal space.
Coordinate staffing schedules for in-game elements and external appearances.
Assist with coordination of auditions and photo shoots, including schedule and venue booking outreach, photographers, videographers, and choreographers.
Promote growth of entertainment brand through appearance bookings, web, and social media outlets.
Market entertainment team camps, workshops, auditions, and appearances.
Coordinate payroll and additional administrative paperwork for all entertainment teams’ staff.
Facilitate payment of entertainment invoices and expenses.
Liaise with sponsorship regarding partnership opportunities.
Coordinate with the digital team on entertainment team social media accounts.
Develop efficient processes for creative content approval, appearance requests, game day needs, and other entertainment projects.
Track spending and maintain budget records.
Oversee Associates of Game Entertainment to ensure that all tasks above are completed.
Assist Director, Game Presentation and Entertainment Team Creative Director with any other needs.
Your Background, Skills and Qualifications
Two (2) or more years of marketing or entertainment experience.
Minimum of two (2) years of administrative experience.
Game Presentation experience a plus.
Experience with other professional sports organizations a plus.
Demonstrated dedication with the ability to oversee projects from origin through execution.
Ability to learn and should be able to thrive in a fast-growing, dynamic environment.
Effective interpersonal skills, both oral and written.
Self-starter and entrepreneurial spirit with hands-on approach towards business.
Ability to work within a team environment and foster a positive work culture.
The LA Clippers are a proud equal opportunity employer. It is our desire and intent that all employees enjoy a professional business working environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. To request an accommodation, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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