INTERNSHIP (2017-18 Season): Game Entertainment

Washington Wizards

Part Time
Washington Wizards
Washington, DC

Job Details

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 five professional sports teams: the AFL’s Baltimore Brigade and Washington Valor, NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals and WNBA’s Washington Mystics. The company just recently purchased an NBA G League development league team, isco-owner of aXiomatic, which has controlling interest in global esports franchise Team Liquid, and also owns and operates Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also manages Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals and EagleBank Arena on George Mason University’s campus. In 2018, Monumental Sports & Entertainment will bring the Mystics and the G League team to a new state-of-the-art Entertainment and Sports Arena being built by Washington, D.C. and Events DC at the St. Elizabeth’s campus in Ward 8.  The Wizards will also practice there. Monumental Sports & Entertainment co-owns and operates Monumental Sports Network with the NBC Sports Group. Monumental Sports Network is the mid-Atlantic region’s top direct-to-consumer destination for exclusive fan experiences and original sports content across desktop, tablet, mobile and OTT streaming devices.

MSE proudly promotes its core values for all those that interact with the company:

  1. We provide first-class customer service and value for our fans.
  2. We champion a double-bottom line that engages, unifies and gives back to the community we serve on a daily basis.
  3. We work tirelessly to build generationally exceptional teams that compete for championships year after year and create lifelong memories for our fans.
  4. We measure our performance with specific objectives and metrics and our analysis and decisions are data-driven.
  5. We prize leadership, but we value teamwork and collaboration and transparency even more. We treat each other with respect. We act with honesty and integrity. We remain humble.
  6. We innovate. We are nimble and first to market. We are not averse to risk.
  7. We have fun. We are in the business of happiness.

Position Overview: Help the Game Entertainment staff make Wizards home games an exciting environment to watch professional basketball for our fans. This is a paid internship.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist game entertainment department with maintaining the high quality game night show at all Wizards home games and events.
  • Assist with organizing and executing Wizards game night promotions and activations.
  • Assist the game entertainment department with the preparations and execution of all Wizards home games.
  • Assist game entertainment coordinator with organization and day to day running of entertainment teams (i.e. Wizards Power Pack).
  • Assist with creation of game night elements and promotions.
  • Research new game entertainment tactics and apply them to the Wizards organization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be an undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Previous game night experience a plus, but not required.
  • Team player; excellent communication skills; creative.
  • Ability to multi-task; detail-oriented.
  • Available to work in the office 20 hours a week & game nights as scheduled.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word. Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Facebook, Twitter.
  • General knowledge of professional sports.
  • Reliable transportation and housing.

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