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Coordinator, Communications

Los Angeles Lakers

Apply by 4/30/2024

Posted 1 month ago



El Segundo, CA, USA

Job Type

Job Description

  • Oversee and coordinate season-long media credentialing process across local, national and international media, working with team communications staff and the league to review and approve tiers and access
  • Receive, track, compile and monitor single game media credential requests and create and disseminate credentials for each game
  • Manage home game media logistics, arrivals and check in, including writing and distributing the Gameday Information schedule and email, staffing the media entrance, collating and posting seating and photo charts, distributing game notes and other media-ready statistical information and capturing and circulating pre-game and post-game audio from coaches and players
  • Support hosting and servicing media throughout the game, staffing the Chick Hearn Press Room, managing media inquiries and providing requested information

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Qualifications Required

  • Detail oriented, self-starter with interest to learn in a fast-paced, high-profile, dynamic environment
  • Outstanding organizational skills and elevated standards to plan and execute logistics and experiences flawlessly
  • Excellent writing skills with an eye for grammar, spelling, thoughtful story creation and AP style
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all levels of the team and league
  • Ability and interest to operate at the speed of the 24-hr news cycle
  • Proven experience successfully coordinating rapid response efforts
  • On-scene problem solving ability to make tough, quality decisions in a fast-paced and high-stress environment
  • Knowledge and interest in editorial media and the changing journalism landscape
  • Sound judgement and utmost professionalism to publicly represent a premium legacy brand and organization
  • Strong presentation and public engagement skills
  • Demonstrated ability to adhere to the highest ethical code
  • Ability to manage, train and develop interns
  • Knowledge and passion of Lakers team and history, basketball and professional sports

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