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Operations Co-Op with Zero Gravity Basketball in Wilmington · MA

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Operations Co-Op:
Zero Gravity Basketball is a youth basketball event operator based out of Wilmington, MA and is the market leader of grassroots events throughout the Northeast, having expanding to new markets in the South, South East, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Capital District, and West Coast in the past few years. Zero Gravity plans and manages basketball tournaments, leagues, prep school showcases, clinics and camps for children and young adults to expand their academics through athletic participation. Zero Gravity has many established partnerships including Adidas, Gatorade, and the Jr. NBA.

Position Overview
Zero Gravity Basketball is seeking a motivated and dependable, sports-minded individual that is committed to being groomed into an operations expert who would make an excellent candidate to join a Division 1 basketball staff if desired. From January/February through July this individual will go through a paid, career-growth oriented, training program geared toward preparing the individual to become an asset to any sports organization. Operations co-ops will be responsible for inventory management and event management/operations while being mentored by the Director of Operations. A housing stipend is available for qualified co-ops that may need to relocate.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Inventory management at the Zero Gravity Office and Storage Facility which includes but is not limited to: maintaining, organizing, packing & shipping tournament supplies
  • Perform pro-active assessments of inventory and placing orders with Director of Operations as necessary to replenish supplies
  • Manages the physical set up of events with the goal of creating a professional tournament atmosphere
  • Responsible for event clean-up & transportation of supplies back to the storage facility
  • Assists in weekend tournaments operations including tournament and site directing 
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and other duties as assigned by Managers
  • Assist in the staffing and Human Resources of part time workers at tournaments
  • Assisting in the planning, communication, and execution of tournament logistics

Required Skills, Experience, and Abilities
  • Recent graduate or current student of a 4-year college/university who has or is working towards a degree in Sport Management or a related field
  • Desire to work for a Division I Basketball Program
  • Drive, ambition and motivation for success with an outstanding work ethic
  • Planning and organizing, can prioritize work activities; uses time efficiently
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Able to adapt to change and improvise in situations
  • Ability to work extended hours including nights and weekends

About Zero Gravity Basketball, LLC
Zero Gravity was born out of the need for every team at every grade level, boys & girls, in each club basketball program, to have a fun and professional tournament experience each week. We have a SIMPLE MISSION: every basketball player (boy or girl) can play on a great stage, against the appropriate competition, in great venues with safe atmospheres, in an organized fashion on a weekly basis. 

 CUSTOMER SERVICE is our #1 priority before, during and after each tournament. We focus on the experience of the PLAYERS, COACHES, TEAM-SUPPORTERS & PROGRAM DIRECTORS. Paying close attention to all these groups is vitally important to fulfilling OUR MISSION & PROMISE to deliver a circuit of exceptional basketball tournament weekend experiences. Zero Gravity provides the ability to plan a club’s tournament season and outfit programs in high quality Adidas basketball gear and apparel. 

 In the rapidly changing world of technology & social media, ZG takes pride in being on the cutting edge of grassroots technology. From our scheduling systems, means of communication to our customers & exposure through social media we take pride in constantly being on top of trends & the high paced realities of technology in our world today. Zero Gravity has become the destination for "every team" in grassroots club basketball, from the elementary school developmental team to the High School team competing on the National level, along with the coaches, program directors & team supporters that provide & share the experience with them!
 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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