Sunday, May 20, 2007

Pittsburgh Penguins Job Opportunity

Want to work for the Pittsburgh Penguins, but you can’t skate? The Penguins are looking for a Game Night Producer. The responsibilities include planning, formatting, and executing JumboTron and game night presentations; working with Mellon Arena staff to coordinate visual in-arena components; and organizing sponsorship-related opportunities with the Corporate Sales Department. The Game Night Producer must be a creative, responsible individual who can thrive in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Plan, format and execute the Pittsburgh Penguins game night presentation including but not limited to pre-game and post-game ceremonies, PA announcements, JumboTron, matrix messages, music, organ, national anthems and in-arena and concourse promotions
• Coordinate with the Corporate Sales Department to ensure proper sponsor visibility and fulfillment of all contractual obligations
• Work under pressure and make complex decisions in a time-sensitive situation
• Possess a technical understanding of control room workflow, capabilities, and limitations
• Ability to interface and lead Pens Patrol and other game night staff as well as coordinate logistical issues within the arena

• A minimum of 3-5 years experience working in a live event or broadcast environment with an emphasis on producing and directing as well as experience writing game scripts and coordinating in-game promotions and special events
• Excellent communication and time management skills with a friendly and professional demeanor
• Ability to demonstrate flexible and creative problem solving skills
• A working understanding of broadcast control room flow of operations
• The ability to make quick and complex decisions under pressure situations in a team environment
• The ability to communicate and cooperate with technical crew, building staff, and Pittsburgh Penguins staff.

This seems like a perfect job for GwenJen or maybe Eddie Olczyk.

Click here for more information or to apply.

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