This position will work closely with the President, VP, Manager and Event Coordinator Assistant of NBA All-Star 2021 in a support role for all aspects of the event. In addition to operational and planning support, the role will take part in many elements of the event planning process. It includes real world, hands-on experience in the sports industry with high accountability.
General responsibilities may include:
Observe and assist in all aspects of planning events, event coordination and event execution.
Assist with promotional opportunities including on-site execution and logistical support.
Provide operational, logistical and tactical support for downtown activations.
Assist with community program elements including but not limited to Nothing But Knit and the Legacy Initiative.
Procure and organize supplies for events.
Maintain organized event and planning documentation for events and Host Committee staff and volunteers.
Gather information and research as needed for successful project planning and event execution to ensure a high-quality event experience.
Conduct site visits and find resources to help staff make decisions about event possibilities.
Propose new and innovative ideas to improve the event planning and implementation process as well as the overall guest experience.
Work collaboratively and cooperatively with Host Committee leadership (volunteer and staff) providing administrative support, meeting planning and similar planning areas across all committees to facilitate a shared vision for the event.
Serve as an ambassador of NBA All-Star 2021 in the community and help communicate the mission of this event.
Assist with any NBA All-Star 2021 assignments as requested.
Current college student pursuing a degree.
This paid position requires student to receive college credit.
Excellent written and verbal skills as well as ability to multi-task and prioritize.
Passion for experience in event management, communications, marketing, customer service and/or hospitality.
Demonstrated ability to appropriately work with internal and external stakeholders with all types of personalities in both a written and verbal manner.
Willing and able to sometimes work a flexible schedule.
Maintain a professional image in all settings.
Ability to work independently and maintain confidential information
Be a self-starter who is positive minded, enthusiastic, collaborative and able to work independently.
Excellent verbal and written skills with heightened awareness based on the audience and message
Strong active listening skills.
Highly detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
Able to juggle multiple requests, meet multiple deadlines and work well under pressure.
Able to think logically and analytically and demonstrate creative problem solving.
Able to work well in a team environment.
Willing to assist all areas with any task needed.
Ability and desire to be flexible as projects and plans change.
High expectations for quality.
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.