Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), located in Washington, D.C., is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. MSE owns and operates seven professional sports teams: the 2018 Arena Football League champion Washington Valor, AFL’s Baltimore Brigade, NBA's Washington Wizards, NBA G League’s Capital City Go-Go, NBA 2K League’s Wizards District Gaming, the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals and the WNBA's Washington Mystics. The company is also co-owner of aXiomatic, which has controlling interest in global esports franchise Team Liquid, and owns and operates Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also manages MedStar Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals and EagleBank Arena on George Mason University's campus. In conjunction with the District of Columbia and Events DC, MSE is a partner in a new sports and entertainment facility in Southeast DC on the St. Elizabeth’s East campus that opened in September 2018. Facility highlights include MedStar Wizards Performance Center, the brand-new training facility for the Wizards, Go-Go and Mystics, and a 4,200-seat arena which will serve as the new home of the Mystics and Go-Go. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also co-owns and operates Monumental Sports Network (MSN) with the NBC Sports Group. MSN is the mid-Atlantic region’s top destination for exclusive fan experiences and original sports content across desktop, tablet, mobile and OTT streaming devices. Visit www.monumentalsports.com.
MSE proudly promotes its core values for all those that interact with the company. As a member of our team:
You will provide first-class customer service and value for our fans.
You will champion a double-bottom line that engages, unifies and gives back to the community we serve.
You will work tirelessly to build generationally exceptional teams that compete for championships year after year and create lifelong memories for our fans.
You will measure performance with specific objectives and metrics and our analysis and decisions are compelled by data.
You will prize leadership, but you should value teamwork and collaboration and transparency even more. We treat each other with respect. We act with honesty and integrity. We remain humble.
You will innovate. We are nimble and first to market. We are not averse to risk.
You will have fun. We are in the business of happiness.
Position Overview: This position is responsible for serving as the In-Arena Host and on-camera personality of the Washington Wizards at select preseason, regular season, and playoff home games during the 2019-20 Season.
During games, host will execute all on-court and in-crowd promotions.
Attend all meetings and rehearsals related to game presentation.
Appear in public as one of the voices of the Washington Wizards at requested community, season ticket holder, and sponsored events including interviews with players, coaches, or hockey operations staff.
Positively interacting with the community at all requested community events.
Other duties as assigned.
2+ years of announcing/hosting experience.
Must demonstrate an on-camera presence, highlighting poise, professionalism, and the ability to work under pressure.
Carry oneself in a professional manner at all times, including on social media.
Ability to receive feedback and implement into performance.
Creative and innovative personality with ability to quickly adapt to new situations.
Self-starter, dedicated, and highly-motivated; great teammate.
Available to work all Washington Wizards home games and select community appearances.
Strong knowledge of the Washington Wizards brand and knowledge of NBA basketball rules and regulations is preferred.
Can create positive energy using both voice and body language.
Requires prolonged standing, sitting, and walking.
Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to submit a resume, references, and video reel (Vimeo or unlisted YouTube video link) showcasing their personality and uniqueness.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.