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VP of Event Presentation

Company: Entertainment / Broadcasting / Amusement / Recreat
Location: New York
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Job Description:

Responsibilities

The Vice President Event Presentation for the NY Knicks, NY Liberty, Westchester Knicks oversees strategy and leadership of all areas of programming and day-to-day operations for in-arena presentation and building services related to event presentation from unions (electricians, carpenters, laborers) to event production (Gardenvision, all on-court activity, music department, arena lighting, and entertainment coordination, game night staff, public address announcer, etc). Generates guidelines and produces content for the NY Knicks, NY Liberty, WC Knicks in-arena experience through live entertainment, music, videos and contests. Produces a season long promotional calendar that outlines agenda for each game throughout the season, creating new entertainment options for the arena. Generates "game details" information sheets for every game, allowing Director of Event Presentation to write and prepare each game script including sponsor activity, public address announcements, musical selections and contests. Creates in-arena sponsorship sales including inventory analysis, stimulating sales opportunities and creating new partners. Works closely with Company Networks in a variety of capabilities to maximize team exposure. Serves as the quality control contact for the teams in working with all event related equipment. Handles all event planning with facilities and all event operations at Company. Acts as the liaison between the NBA and Company on all entertainment and game broadcast issues. Works on annual pre-season game production related to out-of-marketing venues, and assists with key team events including annual team fundraisers, sponsor luncheons, and charity basketball games. Generates new ideas and implements theme days for games. Participates in other projects as assigned. Oversees strategy and leadership of all areas of programming and day-to-day operations for in-arena presentation and building services related to event presentation from unions (electricians, carpenters, laborers) to event production (Gardenvision, all on-court activity, music department, arena lighting, and entertainment coordination, game night staff, public address announcer, etc). Main contact to building services management related to event presentation to event production. Main contact between the NBA and Company on all entertainment and game broadcast issues. Responsible for the production of videos for player recruitment Generates new ideas, quality control guidelines for all in-arena content videos, music, and contests. Spearheads all event advertising for team merchandise and the food/beverage business via video shoots, scripting of promotions and securing in-game inventory. Coordination of the presentation strategy, which includes how the players are perceived by fans and is laid out through a multitude of video interviews during the season including the consummate organization of the annual team “media day”. Produces a season long promotional calendar with themes that outlines the agenda for each game throughout the season, creating new entertainment options for the arena. Produces "game summary" information sheets for every game, allowing Director of Event Presentation to write and prepare each game script including sponsor activity, public address announcements, musical selections and contests. Creates in-arena sponsorship sales including inventory analysis, stimulating sales opportunities and creating new partners. Works closely with Company Networks and Gardenvision. Serves as the quality control contact for the teams in working with all event related equipment. Prioritizes all internal promotional requests to maximize exposure through game programming. Lead contact for event production for annual events and game production related to out-of-arena venues. (Tip-Off Event/ Playoff Events) Content producer of all video content, including Opening Video. Responsible for all executive communications, plans and strategy documents and legal documents/contracts. Leads all research activities with a goal of event presentation. This includes analyzing fan surveys, attending focus groups, talking to fans at games/events and traveling to see other presentations. Leads all special effects planning for major games including projection/ pyro/ theatrical lighting, etc. Responsible for the annual planning and budget process for all departmental functions. Accountable for maintaining the in-arena giveaway schedule for partners and the fulfillment and procurement of such items. In charge of organizing and maintaining the theme nights and promotional calendar for the marketing dept. working with event presentation on the scheduling of these dates as well as potential partnership opportunities. Programs and leads booking of all entertainment, halftime, anthem, in-game performers based on game tier and thematic. Acts as the quality control and creative force in producing these acts. Works with costuming, lighting, projection, to ensure a highly produced performance for all variety acts for quarter breaks and halftimes/timeouts. Oversees branding and performance strategy for all entertainment elements. Forms relationships in the entertainment industry (record labels, radio stations, and publicists, managers) to establish a wealth of entertainment options. This position will also be counted on to think “big picture”, present new ideas, stay in tune with trends in presentation and entertainment and monitor fan feedback in order to deliver an unequalled Knicks fan experience. Source and obtain arena music – keep up on top of the latest music through trade publications, radio airplay and record label sourcing. This position will need to work very closely with the Company Music Director in preparation for all game situations (musically). Ensure a high level of customer satisfaction from both season subscribers and occasional Knicks guests. Work closely with the research department, the NBA and many fans directly at Knicks/Liberty games/events. This position needs to know what makes our fans tick, what they like/don’t like and should build off of that in event presentation execution. Works with all Company departments on company-wide cross promotions. This includes assisting in the development of programming to achieve marketing objectives and finding ways to best promote all entities. Oversee all staffing efforts for any day of game/event operations. Including Overseeing the Floor Director and 7 th avenue squad / Liberty Torch Patrol for Contests, Partnership and other execution of in-game elements Qualifications Four-year degree in related field The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of television production (or related) experience Experience in Sports, Entertainment, Media or Hospitality within a transformative, complex, high volume service-oriented environment with a diverse population of employees and stakeholders Strong business acumen, critical thinking capabilities, operational skills and successful partnership with liner operations preferred Demonstrated experience working alongside C-Suite Executives and comfortable managing in a matrixed organization Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, attention to detail and time management skills required Must be able to multi-task and prioritize in a deadline-oriented environment Skilled at working collaboratively and in a team environment with the ability to engage inspire and influence people Problem solving, reasoning, motivational and organizational abilities are used often The ideal candidate should have exceptional musical knowledge and vast industry contacts This position must always be able to source and act on new technology Ability to produce videos working with both linear and non-linear editing systems Must have a strong knowledge of theatrical lighting Music editing capabilities will become a growing need for this position Should possess an in-depth knowledge of both city and company procedural issues as relates to union employees (and their functions) Must possess exceptional computer skills and an ability to generate cutting edge decks and presentations Preferred Qualifications: The Vice President, Event Presentation essentially manages all Company employees on the day of games as facets of the event fall under his/her direction. The responsibility here is enormous and this person must see to it that every aspect of the game experience is a pleasant and memorable one for Knicks fans

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