Seasonal Assistant, Basketball Strategy and Analytics (Part-Time)

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  Washington Wizards
  Southeast Region
  Posted/Updated: 08/15/19

Job Summary

Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), located in Washington, D.C., is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. MSE owns and operates seven professional sports teams: the 2018 Arena Football League champion Washington Valor, AFL’s Baltimore Brigade, NBA's Washington Wizards, NBA G League’s Capital City Go-Go, NBA 2K League’s Wizards District Gaming, the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals and the WNBA's Washington Mystics. The company is also co-owner of aXiomatic, which has controlling interest in global esports franchise Team Liquid, and owns and operates Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also manages MedStar Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals and EagleBank Arena on George Mason University's campus. In conjunction with the District of Columbia and Events DC, MSE is a partner in a new sports and entertainment facility in Southeast DC on the St. Elizabeth’s East campus that opened in September 2018. Facility highlights include MedStar Wizards Performance Center, the brand-new training facility for the Wizards, Go-Go and Mystics, and a 4,200-seat arena which will serve as the new home of the Mystics and Go-Go. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also co-owns and operates Monumental Sports Network (MSN) with the NBC Sports Group. MSN is the mid-Atlantic region’s top destination for exclusive fan experiences and original sports content across desktop, tablet, mobile and OTT streaming devices.

MSE proudly promotes its core values for all those that interact with the company. As a member of our team:

  1. You will provide first-class customer service and value for our fans.

  2. You will champion a double-bottom line that engages, unifies and gives back to the community we serve.

  3. You will work tirelessly to build generationally exceptional teams that compete for championships year after year and create lifelong memories for our fans.

  4. You will measure performance with specific objectives and metrics and our analysis and decisions are compelled by data.

  5. You will prize leadership, but you should value teamwork and collaboration and transparency even more. We treat each other with respect. We act with honesty and integrity. We remain humble.

  6. You will innovate. We are nimble and first to market. We are not averse to risk.

  7. You will have fun. We are in the business of happiness.

Positional Overview:
The Seasonal Assistant, Basketball Strategy and Analytics will support the day-to-day operations of the Strategy and Analytics Department with a focus on data collection, data communication, salary cap management, strategic planning, and administrative/strategic processes for the Washington Wizards 2019-20 Season.

  • Support the day-to-day operational, logistical, and administrative needs. 

  • Assist with programming and coding projects. 

  • Create game preparation and reports for the Coaching Staff. 

  • Research and learn about the CBA/Salary Cap in order to assist with Salary Cap related projects.

  • Assist with research projects and database updates throughout the season

  • Take and organize notes to share with the department on all Strategy and Analytics meetings. 

  • Work Wizards home games and assist with pre-game setup and post-game breakdown. 

  • Work collaboratively with the rest of the Monumental Basketball Departments/Staffs. 

  • Other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree. 

  • Programming experience in Python or another object-oriented programming language such as C++ or Java; SQL experience is a plus.

  • Basic knowledge of NBA Salary Cap rules is helpful. 

  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook). 

  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, high integrity, eagerness to learn, and a willingness to be a part of something bigger than yourself. 

  • Dependable and comfortable working with confidential information. 

  • Strong time management and organizational skills. 

  • Flexibility to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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