Events Accreditation Assistant

NFL Events is seeking someone with a passion for event operations who wants to gain tremendous experience working on one of the largest sports and entertainment events in the world. The seasonal assistant would be responsible for supporting the NFL Accreditation Manager in the end to end accreditation of 40,000+ individuals at Super Bowl. The ideal candidate will have in depth knowledge of and experience with large scale event accreditation and management. Additionally, this person must possess a strong work ethic, positive attitude and willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done.

This position is seasonal, beginning in August and lasting approximately seven months. The position will be based in the New York City office and will require much travel and long hours including a 2 week stay in London (October) and 4 week stay in the Super Bowl city (January -- February).

Responsibilities:

  • Support NFL Accreditation Manager in all facets of Super Bowl accreditation process
  • Work closely with accreditation manager on oversight and management of NFL credential database
  • Facilitate data entry and changes/updates to NFL accreditation database on a daily basis for Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, London Games, Mexico Game, Combine and Draft
  • Communicate complex credential process guidelines to key vendors to ensure deadlines are met
  • Support vendor contacts with credential process on a day-to-day basis and address issues as they arise
  • Serve as liaison among event vendors, NFL and contracted security, local and federal law enforcement, venue operations, broadcast partners and production
  • Oversee and manage on-site operations of credential production and distribution vendor with staff of 10 -- 15
  • Support overall Gameday Staff Check-In operation on Super Bowl Sunday
  • Additional duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Experience with large scale event management and accreditation a MUST
  • Successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Ability to effectively delegate
  • Proven accomplishments in organization and management of people and processes
  • Ability to lead others and collaborate with a variety of groups at different levels
  • Ability to implement and meet deadlines
  • Possess IT, software and database development experience
  • Knowledge of League and team business and operating units
  • Solid writing, communication and organizational skills
  • Proactive self-starter who works well within a team, strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • 1-3 years event management and accreditation experience
  • Knowledge of working in databases

Years of Experience

3 years with Event Accreditation a MUST


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