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Event Ambassador - New Orleans Saints and Pelicans (Metairie · LA)

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The New Orleans Pelicans are seeking positive and outgoing Event Ambassadors who will use their personality and skills to enhance the Pelicans fan experience! Under general direction and supervision of the Game Experience and Events Departments, this position is responsible for handling, preparing and implementing all elements of the pre-game fan experience. This position is part time, and will require late nights, weekends and open availability for a majority of the New Orleans Pelicans home games and events.


  • Assists with the setup and break down of all pre-game fan experiences (e.g. inflatables, sport court, giveaways, etc.)
  • Escorts and coordinates fan experience vendors and entertainers (E.g. Face Painters, DJs, Bands, Pelicans Drumline, Pelicans Entertainment Team etc.)
  • Assists with the run of show execution for all pre-game and external events
  • Assists with all event logistics and operations including fixtures, furnishings and equipment requests and placement
  • Provides administrative support and coordinates all outdoor and pre-game events, contests, and activations
  • Assists in the coordination of all pre-game elements with a focus on fan interactivity
  • Prepares and facilitates any outdoor giveaways
  • Supports the arena host during all pre-game event programming
  • Act as an enthusiastic brand ambassador for the organization in and out of the arena during all Pelicans Fans, Season Ticket Holder and external events


  • Must be hardworking, upbeat, and able to adapt quickly in an ever-changing environment
  • Hard-working and knowledgeable about the sports, live entertainment/production, and special event industry
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to multi-task and address problems in a high-stress, fast-paced live event/production environment
  • Ability to work the majority of scheduled Pelicans home games, additional home playoff games, select rehearsals and occasional special events
  • Takes directions well and is a dedicated team player
  • Ability to work well with others including Show Caller, Stage managers, Game Experience staff, hosts, VIPs and more
  • Ability to be on your feet for the duration of your shift
  • Ability to lift and/or move 50 lbs at a time


The incumbent will spend the majority of their time at the Smoothie King Center for New Orleans Pelicans games and on occasion, external Pelicans events. Approximately half of their work will be conducted outside and subject to the elements, while the other half will take place inside the arena. They will be required to attend Pelicans games at the Smoothie King Center, as well as other related events that may take place on weekends and/or holidays.

Applications must be submitted online. Please do not mail or email resumes to the Pelicans. All qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or by email. Please do not contact the Pelicans Human Resources or Hiring Manager to check the status of your application. When applying, please be sure your updated contact information is provided.


The New Orleans Pelicans are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for candidates and employees regardless of their membership in any protected classifications. The Pelicans will not discriminate in violation of the law on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, and pregnancy), religion, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, familial status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and/or any other legally protected class under applicable federal, state, or local laws. This anti-discrimination policy applies with respect to all employment decisions, including but not limited to hiring, promotion, discipline, and discharge. The Pelicans are committed to equal opportunity for persons with disabilities in compliance with the Americans Disabilities Act and state law.  If you feel you need an accommodation for a disability, please inform us.  Requests for accommodation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.  If you request an accommodation, it is essential that you participate fully in the interactive process.