The Philadelphia 76ers organization is one of the most storied franchises in American sports, led by some of the best and brightest minds across a diverse spectrum of industries, HBSE positions itself as one of the most pioneering, innovative global sports and entertainment businesses to date. The 76ers have attracted the industry’s top leadership talent from the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB, MLS, UFC and NCAA, resulting in one of the most exciting, rewarding, and dynamic work environments within the sports industry. The 76ers offer a best-in-class workplace culture built on collaboration, growth, and a quest to excel in everything we do.
This position coordinates scheduling, processes reports, makes travel arrangements, maintains calendars and provides other administrative support to a very busy senior executive. The Executive Assistant must have the ability to multi-task in a fast paced, high energy environment, anticipate needs and workflow, and communicate seamlessly with other executives and staff members. We or she will maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times due to matters of significance and trust.
Philadelphia 76ers, L.P. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
Exercising discretion to act as gatekeeper, including managing calendars to schedule both internal and external meetings, answering and filtering incoming calls and screening incoming emails and information.
Preparing and editing outgoing correspondence regarding matters of significance, to include email messages, memos, etc.
Performing confidential administrative responsibilities.
Handling special requests as directed which may include purchasing gifts, tickets to games, etc.
Interacting regularly with ownership and senior management.
Arranging travel itineraries.
Confirming conference rooms and/or locations, attendees, and times for meetings.
Performing other duties as assigned.
Qualifications (educational, experience and basic knowledge requirements):
Bachelor Degree preferred
Must have 7-10 years of experience assisting a C-Suite level executive.
Previous Basketball Operations experience preferred
Be able to identify problems, their sources, and their potential solutions while continuing to successfully conduct day-to-day operations without interruption
Have a strong command of reasoned, measured decision-making based upon analyzing the pros and cons of each potential decision to be made
Be a strategic and critical thinker who is dynamic, forward thinking, extremely analytical and well organized
Be able to maintain confidentiality and use upmost discretion when privy to sensitive information
Possess outstanding problem solving capabilities to address and resolve issues that face a growing enterprise
Have the ability to demonstrate uncompromised judgment and discretion with regard to interpersonal relationships
Results and bottom-line oriented yet will possess sensitivity towards people and values
Possess a strong research background and be an “out-of-the-box-thinker”
Have the ability to rise to the challenge and provide the hard work necessary to succeed
Self-confident, resilient and possess a high-energy level and enthusiasm
Have well-developed interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to a wide variety of audiences, demonstrating strong communication skills
Is comfortable with engaging in a variety of different communicative modes (verbal, non-verbal, and written) and being attuned to others through strong active listening skills
Have a strong sense of self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Must be flexible & reliable team player, both within own department and within company as a whole
Possess a strong ability to manage one’s own time and prioritize tasks
Flexible hours required, including nights, weekends, and holidays
Bilingual Spanish abilities in reading, writing, and speaking strongly preferred