Education Coordinator

at Memphis Grizzlies in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

The Grizzlies are seeking a dynamic individual to work in a fast-paced environment as our Community Engagement Education Coordinator. The ideal candidate will help implement and administer effective outreach programs and events; under our pillars of education, health and fitness, and service; with a strong focus on educational programming. As coordinator s/he are primarily responsible to drive high levels of participation in, and commitment to these pillars. S/he will develop and implement strategies to increase visibility and storytelling of the Grizzlies community efforts by executing key outreach initiatives and developing meaningful relationships with local organizations throughout the Mid-South.

+ Actively lead community initiatives, including but not limited to brainstorming and executing team event activations as well as gathering relevant market research;

+ Develop relationships with local community organizations throughout the Mid-South to continue to strengthen the relationship between the team and the community;

+ Familiarity with creating and/or expanding existing education programs;

+ Skilled in curriculum development of STEAM, financial literacy, and reading based programs;

+ Ability to plan and execute special events. Including but not limited to setup of the events, coordinating vendor relations, equipment rentals and marketing/communications needs;

+ Support departmental fundraising ideas and implementation in support of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital;

+ Support all team appearances as needed;

+ Assist with execution of game night duties related to the needs of the department;

+ Provide special project support or other duties as assigned.

+ Bachelor’s degree.

+ 2-3 minimum years of related experience working in a school or other field focused on student curriculum and advancement.

+ Notable experience within corporate social responsibility, community relations, philanthropy, cause-marketing, nonprofit management.

+ Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, problem solving skills, and ability to multitask.

+ Strong teamwork and cross-group collaboration.

+ Ability to plan and work with minimum supervision, demonstrating a high degree of initiative, and ability to produce high quality work under tight deadlines.

+ Strong relationship management skills.

+ Knowledge of issues and best practices related to education programming, and community development.

+ Familiarity with silent auctions and/or fundraising platforms.

+ Strong communication skills and business etiquette; ability to effectively interact with internal and external customers.

+ Comfortable with public speaking at engagements and during events.

+ Ability to work evenings, weekend, or holidays as needed.

Nice to Have:

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Non-profit Management, Public Relations, Communications, Public Policy, Marketing, Sports Management, or other closely related field.

What We Offer

At the Memphis Grizzlies, we strive to support our team members through all stages of life with robust and attractive benefits, financial and wellness options and great perks. In addition to offering a competitive salary, we have other great benefits and perks.

Keeping You Healthy

+ Industry leading health coverage

+ Short and Long-term disability

+ Team Member and Dependent Life Insurance

+ Group Voluntary Benefits

+ Wellness programs through EAP and Headspace

Discounts and Perks

+ Matching 401(k)

+ Employee Assistance Program

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Team Store Discounts

+ Happy Hours and other fun activities

+ Qualified parking and game night meals

+ NBA Sponsored Discount Programs

+ Employee Referral Bonuses

+ Employee Recognition Programs

Taking Time Off

+ Generous Paid Time Off

+ Holiday Pay

+ Paid Parental Leave

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: 2023-1659

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Street: 191 Beale Street

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Job Posting: JC246837672

Posted On: Aug 31, 2023

Updated On: Oct 02, 2023

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