Event Logistics, 2K League

Posted on Nov 18, 2018 by National Basketball Association

New York, NY 10001
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
$2k - $2k Annual
Full-Time
At the NBA, we're passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.
As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league's on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world's most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA's success.

Position Summary:

This position will assist in the development, management, and execution of the NBA 2K League's events with direction from the NBA 2K's Production & Events Lead. This role will work closely with cross-functional groups in ensuring the success of 2K League's event strategy.

Major Responsibility:

  • Assist in overseeing the production and management of new and existing league events both in-season and off-season
  • Develop innovative grassroots and high-profile events to promote and support NBA 2K League fan engagement
  • Provide general event support including, hotel, travel, and credential management
  • Create and maintain operations documentation including presentations, planning resources, and recap notes
  • Create and manage project budgets, schedules, and logistics
  • Track existing events within the eSports industry and identify opportunities to integrate and grow the NBA 2K League brand
  • Research and develop recommendations for best practices and guidelines on managing NBA 2K League's events
  • Collaborate closely with internal groups to plan and manage event activations


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • 2-3 years of live event, sports marketing, and/or project management experience
  • Successful track record of planning and managing large and small-scale events
  • Experience working and multitasking in a dynamic, fast-paced, deadline-focused environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail oriented and able to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel as needed
  • Strong technical skills including PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with broadcast and live events and digital based platforms
  • Knowledge of eSports and gaming landscape a plus


Education:

Bachelor's Degree required

We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City
Job Segment: Logistics, Event Marketing, Sports Marketing, Project Manager, Operations, Marketing, Technology

Reference: 561334456

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