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Manager, Game Presentation - Pittsburgh Pirates (Pittsburgh · PA)

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Job Summary:
The Manager, Game Presentation leads a team dedicated to producing the most engaging and exciting game presentation in baseball. The person in this role will oversee the Pirate’s in-game presentation, ensuring that the team leverages innovative ways to engage fans in-park while also ensuring that marketing, sales and sponsorship initiatives are consistently executed.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Direct and choreograph the entertainment programming for all 81 home games, including but not limited to - public address announcer(s), pregame ceremonies; in-game video and digital boards operation; animated features; in-game music
  • Collaborate directly with key stakeholders in marketing, ticket sales, Pirates Charities, Community engagement and partnership activation for promotional in-game integration of club initiatives.
  • Oversee the PNC Park control room team to execute all aspects game day production.
  • Craft and create game-day scripts for every Pirates home game.
  • Partner with the creative and content team to brief in and request the ideation and development of all video board elements, including player features, animations, etc.
  • Oversee and manage the full-time and seasonal staff including training, scheduling payroll, gameday execution, and evaluations.
  • Consult, choose and oversee the maintenance for the in-game entertainment equipment and capital and manage relationships with outside maintenance vendors.
  • Work closely with ballpark operations department in the scheduling of all maintenance for the in-game equipment.
  • Oversee group budget.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Success Factors:
  • Strong management skills and the ability to oversee multiple departments and projects at one time.
  • Works well in a collaborative group environment, be a flexible and reliable team player (both within own department and within company as a whole).
  • Ability to multi-task, handle multiple projects at once, be self-directed, work independently and handle creative direction/feedback.
  • Demonstrated success in budget management and control.
  • Superior organizational skills and be comfortable with Excel.
  • Adapts to situational changes and schedule or accommodate changing needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain positive and supportive working relationships.

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience working in game entertainment required
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a management or supervisory role in live entertainment production
  • Minimum three (3) years working with Ross Xpression
  • Knowledge of the Evertz Dreamcatcher system
  • Previous experience with Daktronics
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Experience producing a show with multiple displays
  • Able and willing to attend all games at PNC Park, as well as other events that may take place on weekends and/or holidays

  • Baseball and sports experience preferred