Public Address Announcer ( NBA G League )

Website wcknicks Westchester Knicks

NBA G League

Who are we hiring?
The public address announcer conveys information to fans in attendance at assigned games designated by MSG. This position is an integral portion of the overall fan experience as a part of game day and any additional WCK events throughout the season. As the voice of the Westchester Knicks this person should enhance the overall fan experience as a whole. The P.A. Announcer reports to the Manager, Event Presentation – Westchester Knicks.

What will you do?

  • Articulate all organization scripts and commercial/sponsor copy.
  • Accurately pronounce all organization and opposing team names.
  • Announce all pertinent game/match/event information as associated with basketball.
  • Enhance game/match/event day experience using limited inflection as directed by leadership.
  • Retain extensive knowledge of the rules of basketball.
  • Interface with administration/game operations/event presentation throughout game/contest/event regarding special announcements and changes.
  • Interface with the officiating team throughout the event when necessary.
  • Available for any Local Public Appearances as requested by leadership.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Showcases an energetic and outgoing personality and is able to think quickly while working in a high-pressure environment.
  • Is able to articulate announcements throughout the game whether basketball or in-game experience related.
  • Knowledge of G-League and NBA rules.
  • Previous experience as a P.A. or Event Presentation is encouraged.
  • All submissions require a voice recording.

 

SUPERVISION: 

  • The A. Announcer will be supervised by the Manager, Event Presentation – Westchester Knicks

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:

Will this role require travel?  Does this role have specific physical demands?  Will this job require operation of a vehicle?

  • Available to work nights and weekends (start time: 2 hours before game time).
  • Must be available to work all Westchester Knicks home games.

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.

Why is MSG for me?
Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. (MSG Sports) is a leading professional sports company, with a collection of assets that includes: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams – the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, an NBA 2K League franchise. MSG Sports also operates two professional sports team performance centers – the MSG Training Center in Greenburgh, NY and the CLG Performance Center in Los Angeles, CA. More information is available at www.msgsports.com.
We invite you to create an exceptional career at MSG
At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required. #LI-CC

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