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Title: Event Experience Associate
Location: Youth Places, 1037 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Type: Part Time/Temporary/Hourly
Dates: June 27, to Friday, August 21st.
Announcement No. PK-034

The global esports market generated over $1 billion in annual revenues in 2021; that’s a 50% increase from last year, driven primarily by sponsorships and advertising to an estimated global audience of 600 million fans. Creating competition and community is all part of our game plan—and we’re just getting started building the future of gaming!

Who are we? We are the Knights, a pro esports team and gaming lifestyle brand that develops innovative events and products to inspire competition and create community. Founded in 2017, the Knights is forging a new path in disrupting the current esports industry landscape by using data to help drive business success. By championing our values of excellence, sportsmanship, and a fighting spirit, the Knights strive to thrive and transform into a recognized category leader.

The Opportunity:

Do you have a passion for making connections with others and managing relationships? Do you love to transform big challenges into business opportunities? Are you someone who thrives when working in a fast-paced collaborative environment? If your answer is yes, you could be a perfect fit for our Event Experience Associate role available at the Knights, where you will make a real impact by representing the front line of the Pittsburgh Knights’ fan engagement and event activation initiatives. Each individual is responsible for managing the specific esports events he/she is assigned to by the members of the Knights Marketing staff.
We are looking for passionate and responsible event associates that will be able to engage with Fans and help with the Knights’ event execution. 

Daily Responsibilities: 

  • Oversee the Knights Gaming Zone and ensure proper execution
  • Engage with adults and children ensuring the highest satisfaction during their visit
  • Manage youth activities (Rocket League challenge, Valorant Aim Map Challenge, Madden Pro’s V Joe’s, etc…) guaranteeing a smooth movement of all lines at each station and tournament operations
  • Ensure all guests have signed waiver forms at the Knights Experience sign-up tent
  • Become very familiar with the daily schedule of events to accurately answer any possible questions
  • Assist with additional duties as assigned by all members of the Knights' marketing department 

Ideally, you have:
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting
  • Must be punctual, friendly, responsible, and personable with a service-oriented attitude
  • Detail-oriented individual with great problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience in working with youth events and/or sports is a plus
  • Ability to travel to the allocated place on required dates/times
  • Working knowledge of Rocket League, Valorant, Madden, and Minecraft
  • Must pass a background check and child abuse clearances
 Earn bonus points if you are:

  • A quick-thinking self-starter with a passion for games
  • Previous experience in working with youth events and/or esports/sports is a plus


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): Pittsburgh Knights provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you available to work a flexible schedule? (Nights, Weekends, Holidays)


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