Game Presentation Manager - Florida Panthers (SUNRISE · FL)

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Last Updated: November 2021
Job Title: Game Presentation Manager
Department: Game Presentation
Reports To: Sr. Director, Game Presentation
FLSA: Exempt
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: FLA Live Arena

Organization Overview:
The Florida Panthers are a community focused organization lead by an authentic management team that served our country and now serves the South Florida community. The organization is on the rise and is experiencing success both on and off the ice. Led by new General Manager Bill Zito, the Panthers are off to their best start in franchise history. Off the ice, the business team is seeing growth across all key metrics including ratings, social engagement and a busy 2022 concert schedule. Meanwhile the organization is expanding outside of FLA Live Arena, and recently purchased the FTL War Memorial in Downtown Fort Lauderdale to build a new practice facility and concert venue.

Job Summary:
The Florida Panthers seek an enthusiastic, creative, dedicated and highly organized individual for a Game Presentation Manager position.  The Game Presentation Manager is the departments primary administer and producer for non-game Panther events.  This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Game Presentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Pre-production and execution for designated Panthers and non-Panthers live events.  Such as: Watch Parties, Seaton Ticket holder events, Meet the Team, Orange Bowl Classic, etc.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, training and management of stage managers and additional support staff
  • Oversee departmental revenue programs. Including developing and executing marketing plans, budgets, game nights sales and recaps
  • Coordinate and manage invoices, billing, purchasing and tracking departmental budgets
  • Maintain positive relationships with vendors and partners
  • Oversee and manage scheduling and payroll for all in-game talents including Panthers Vision crew, DJ, organist, mascots, ROAR Corps and additional performers
  • Assist with the production of Panthers home game elements and special events. Including: Rehearsals, Post game sales events, Special Theme Night Activation, etc.
  • Oversee special effects staff and equipment maintenance/refills. This includes lighting, CO2 system, hazers, streamer cannons and new elements
  • Create an environment in which every type of fan can enjoy. Including creative intermissions, promotional hits and events
  • Assist with the writing of public address announcements, game scripts and rundowns as needed
  • Additional projects tasks and events assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:                           
Directly supervise assigned part-time game presentation staff.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training; planning assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining colleagues; addressing complaints and solving problems.


  • Undergraduate degree in Event Management, Live Arts or related field of study and a minimum of two-years’ experience stage managing NHL/AHL or NBA/WNBA games; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Script Writing Experience preferred.
  • Must be highly organized with the ability to multi-task
  • Self-starter with a high degree of enthusiasm, creative vision and ability to lead in a high-stress environment.
  • Be able to make decisions in a fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:
This is an exempt position. Must be able to work flexible hours, nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

At the Florida Panthers, Arena Operating Company, Panthers Ice Den, and Sanza Food Service we strive to make every employee feel valued and respected for who they are and the unique contributions they make. We believe that a diverse and inclusive company is a more innovative and successful company, which is why we aim to infuse diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) into all aspects of our culture and our business. Our approach to DE&I is focused on five key pillars: Employee Engagement; Education; Workforce Diversity, Communications, and Community Impact.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you vaccinated against COVID-19?

  2. Were you referred to this position by an active employee? If so, who?



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