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Associate, Monumental Basketball – Scouting - Washington Wizards (Washington · DC)

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Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), located in Washington, D.C., is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. MSE owns and operates five professional sports teams: the 2019 WNBA Champion Washington Mystics, the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals, NBA's Washington Wizards, NBA G League’s Capital City Go-Go, and 2020 NBA 2K League’s Champion Wizards District Gaming. The company is also co-owner of aXiomatic, which has controlling interest in global esports franchise Team Liquid, and owns and operates Capital One Arena (COA) in Washington, D.C. MSE also manages MedStar Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals and EagleBank Arena on George Mason University's campus. In conjunction with the District of Columbia and Events DC, MSE is a partner in a new sports and entertainment facility in Southeast DC on the St. Elizabeth’s East campus that opened in September 2018. Facility highlights include MedStar Wizards Performance Center, the brand-new training facility for the Wizards, Go-Go and Mystics, and a 4,200-seat arena which serves as the new home of the Mystics and Go-Go. MSE recently opened the first ever in-arena sports book with William Hill at COA and also co-owns and operates Monumental Sports Network (MSN) with the NBC Sports Group. MSN is the mid-Atlantic region’s top destination for exclusive fan experiences and original sports content across desktop, tablet, mobile and OTT streaming devices. Visit www.monumentalsports.com. 

MSE proudly promotes its core values for all those that interact with the company. As a member of our team:
  1. You will provide first-class customer service and value for our fans.
  2. You will champion a double-bottom line that engages, unifies and gives back to the community we serve.
  3. You will work tirelessly to build generationally exceptional teams that compete for championships year after year and create lifelong memories for our fans.
  4. You will measure performance with specific objectives and metrics and our analysis and decisions are compelled by data.
  5. You will prize leadership, but you should value teamwork and collaboration and transparency even more. We treat each other with respect. We act with honesty and integrity. We remain humble.
  6. You will innovate. We are nimble and first to market. We are not averse to risk.
  7. You will have fun. We are in the business of happiness.

Position Overview: The Associate, Monumental Basketball, Scouting position will support the work of numerous departments in a fast-paced and dynamic environment across the Monumental Basketball. This position will be an active contributor in the day-to-day operations of the Scouting department with a focus on the Washington Wizards Scouting function. This position will exercise strong analytical and critical thinking skills to identify prospective player fit for future Wizards players. 

Are you familiar with basketball scouting, have experience with analytical reasoning, and are looking to build your career in sports? We would love to hear from you! 

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate process for acquiring and distributing credentials and tickets to scouts attending games.
  • Maintain and update various lists of amateur prospects.
  • Manage video scouting and tracking process of amateur prospects and associated statistics.
  • Conduct background and biographical research on amateur and professional prospects.
  • Design and execute systems to track department processes, projects, meetings, and activities.
  • Collaborate with Scouting team to identify poprospective players.
  • Support game day responsibilities, including pre-game setup, in-game statistical charting and post-game analysis reporting.
  • Work collaboratively with the Monumental Basketball operations groups on projects as needed.
  • Direct and support fellow Monumental Basketball Associates on projects throughout the year.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Basic knowledge of Scouting within a basketball context.
  • Analytical reasoning and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with strong time management and organizational skills.
  • High integrity; dependable and comfortable working with confidential information.
  • Strong work ethic, detail driven, creative, positive demeanor, and eagerness to learn.
  • Strong people skills and enjoys collaborating with a team as part of something bigger than yourself.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • This position is a full-time non-exempt one-year entry level associate program to support the Washington Wizards and Monumental Basketball. 

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. 

Job Questions:

  1. Do you currently work for Monumental Sports & Entertainment?

  2. Do you have basic knowledge of Scouting within a basketball context?

  3. Do you have analytical reasoning and critical thinking skills?