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Live Entertainment Team Intern

at Memphis Grizzlies in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

The Memphis Grizzlies are seeking an Entertainment Team Intern to assist in the development, preparation, and management of the Memphis Grizzlies and Memphis Hustle Live Entertainment Teams, including the Grizzline, Hustle Hype Crew, Blue Bunch, Grizz Girls, and Grannies and Grandpa’s. This is a full-time seasonal internship opportunity for someone with a dance, choreography, or performance arts background, who can choreograph and lead practices for various performance teams.

+ Coordinate and direct all choreography for the Hustle Hype Crew and attend all practices and Memphis Hustle Games.

+ Communicate and enforce rules and regulations outlined in the Live Entertainment Manual to all team members.

+ Administer processes for payroll, rehearsal and/or game schedule, and appearance requests for part-time live entertainment team members.

+ Collaborate with the Sr. Coordinator of Live Entertainment, Dance Team Manager, and Live Entertainment Director to brainstorm routines, music selection, costuming, collaborations, and themes for routines.

+ Assist in coordination and execution of Entertainment Teams Photoshoot.

+ Work with Interactive Marketing & Content departments to maintain and provide new content ideas for the entertainment teams on grizzlies.com and Entertainment team social media channels.

+ Ensure that all Entertainment Team performances are of professional caliber and that the members adhere to their obligations as to conduct and the care of uniforms, etc.

+ Assist with the purchase and manage upkeep on all equipment/uniforms/costumes used by entertainment teams.

+ Attend dance classes, dance camps and other such workshops as required.

+ Undertake such other duties in connection with Entertainment Teams as Club may reasonably request.

+ A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in dance or performance arts or equal professional experience in a dance or performance-related role.

+ 2 to 5 years’ experience as a choreographer for dance including but not limited to hip-hop and jazz technique.

+ Live Entertainment or performance background.

+ Working knowledge of cheerleading and tumbling.

+ Highly organized with excellent administrative and time management skills.

+ Able to meet tight deadlines and work effectively in a high-pressure environment.

+ Familiar with today’s trends in music and fashion.

+ Excellent people skills, with an ability to interact professionally with internal and external clients at all levels within an organization.

+ Excel at motivating performers and leading by example.

+ Committed to ensuring superior customer service and supporting the team.

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills.

+ Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

+ Available for full-time work hours, plus evening and weekends as events and games require, during the NBA season.

Nice to Have:

+ Knowledge and passion for NBA basketball, including an appreciation of the fan experience.

What We Offer

At the Memphis Grizzlies, we strive to provide a fun, diverse, and rewarding work environment for all team members. In addition to offering a competitive hourly wage, we have other great benefits and perks.

Discounts and Perks

+ Flexible scheduling around your availability

+ Team Store Discounts

+ Happy Hours and other fun activities

+ Discount game night meals and snack program

+ Employee Discounted Grizzlies and Hustle Game Tickets

+ NBA Sponsored Discount Programs

+ Employee Referral Bonuses

+ Company Swag

+ Employee Recognition and Years of Service Awards

Memphis Basketball LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to treating all applicants and team members fairly based on their abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected by law.

ID: 2023-1660

External Company URL: www.nba.com/grizzlies/

Street: 191 Beale Street

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Job Posting: JC246837671

Posted On: Aug 31, 2023

Updated On: Nov 29, 2023

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