Los Angeles Kings

Los Angeles Kings

Stage Manager

Los Angeles Kings - Part Time
Los Angeles · CA
Event Management: Event Operations/Management
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For more than 20 years, AEG has played a pivotal role in transforming sports and live entertainment. Annually, we host more than 160 million guests, promote more than 10,000 shows and present more than 22,000 events around the world. We are committed to innovation, artistry, and community, and leverage the power of our 300+ venues, leading sports franchises, marquee music brands, integrated entertainment districts, premier ticketing platform and global sponsorship activations, to create memorable moments that give the world reason to cheer.

Our business is interwoven with the human mind and heart, and we strive to build a diverse and inclusive company that reflects the artists, athletes, and fans that we host; reach beyond traditional boundaries to support the communities in which we operate; and minimize our impact on the environment by adopting sustainable practices throughout our business operations.

If you want to be challenged to up your game and make a difference, then join us in giving the world reason to cheer!

JOB SUMMARY

Los Angeles Kings Stage Managers will work under the Los Angeles Kings Game & Event Presentation, Production, Operations, and Entertainment department. They will assist in the coordination and execution of all assigned aspects relating to live game and event production.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Provide operational support to the Game Presentation department during all Los Angeles Kings home games and scheduled events.
  • Assist and participate during rehearsals, including sound checks (anthem singers, host/emcee mics, communication devices, etc.), opening introductions, in-game promotions, intermission activities, ceremonies, special effects, performers, color guards, etc.
  • Prep, manage, and clean/put back props and other materials that will be used during the course of the game/event. Promptly communicate any problems, issues, defects, or feedback to production management.
  • Will act as a liaison between the game/event Producers and Managers to set up and cue part-time Los Angeles Kings Ice Crew, staff, hosts, emcees and other talent for live promotional opportunities and intermission activities that occur throughout the game.
  • Coordinate with vendors, talent, players, executives, and guests to successfully execute all scripted elements and improvised elements as required and as assigned.
  • Work with Producers and camera operators to frame and set up live promotions while coordinating with contestants, hosts, mascot, promotional team, and additional talent.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all pre-game, in-game, and post-game entertainment elements occur promptly at their pre-designated time and are executed accurately.
  • Promptly relay and communicate any and all information to the game Producer and/or Director should any problems/issues/changes to scripted elements occur.
  • Ensure all promotions and activities are accurately and clearly communicated and explained to any/all participants.
  • Ensure any/all safety and other precautions have been taken regarding participants in all promotions and activities, particularly on-ice. Examples include providing and assisting with safety equipment, waivers, etc.
  • Manage and coordinate ceremonies, entertainers, and other live presentations in coordination with instruction from Lead Producer.
  • Work with game/event management to ensure all prizing for any/all promotions or activities is correct, present, and distributed as instructed.
  • Find/secure contestants as required; escort talent, guests, experiential participants, and/or staff as requested.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

The Stage Managers possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skill and abilities:

  • Must be proactive, organized, and resourceful with great attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task, meet tight timelines, and work effectively in a high pressure and fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and ability to prioritize efficiently and quickly
  • Outstanding customer service and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to professionally communicate and interact with all levels of management, staff, guests, children, executives, celebrities, players, VIP’s, etc.
  • Ability to lift at least 20-30 pounds at a time
  • Flexible schedule: able to commit to 80% or more of Los Angeles Kings home games (all Gameday Associates are not required to work all home games – games are scheduled on a rotating basis amongst the Gameday Associates pool of employees).
  • Additional duties, expectations, demands, etc. may be added or changed on an as-needed basis to meet organizational needs.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be 18+ years of age
  • Must be a high school graduate (or equivalent).
  • Bachelor’s degree, or current college student, is strongly preferred
  • 1-2+ years of experience working in live sports entertainment, TV/Film production, live event management, or other relevant production/coordination experience preferred.
  • NHL/Los Angeles Kings knowledge and passion is a plus
  • Strong team-player; “above and beyond” work ethic and mentality
  • Skating ability (hockey skates) is a plus, but not required

Pay Scale: $25.00

AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.