Global Event Manager

| Greater NYC Area

The MLB Gaming & VR group drives the development, publishing, and licensing of video game and VR products featuring the Major League Baseball brand. The group deploys a schedule of live events throughout the season at key events, festivals, concerts and more. The Home Run Derby VR interactive (“HRDVR”) is a key attraction at these events, delighting fans with a transformative Virtual Reality experience from the All-Star Game to the London Series and beyond. 

The Global Event Manager will collaborate with internal teams, MLB Club representatives, and third-party partners and to deliver on event goals and guest experiences, elevating the MLB brand and engaging current and future fans. Reporting to the Senior Director of Marketing, the Global Event Manager will drive the strategy, planning, and execution of live-event activations across the country, and around the world.


Responsibilities:

  • Oversee live event planning and deployment for HRDVR and other gaming products
  • Interface with club and partner contacts to ensure effective third-party deployments
  • Manage consumer facing marketing efforts including online ads, content marketing, websites and more
  • Develop training and informational materials including documentation, video, and interactive collateral
  • Manage event budgets, vendor agreements, invoicing and financial reporting
  • Oversee production of live and recorded video content, including live content streamed through Twitch, MLB.com and other key channels
  • Develop and maintain influencer relationships to create content and engagement
  • Design and produce promotional items and premiums for use throughout the season
  • Develop and key metrics to measure the impact and efficiency of all initiatives
  • Monitor market trends and innovations in the events, gaming and VR spaces
  • Identify and develop brand partnership and sponsorship opportunities

Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience in event production
  • Technological native able to troubleshoot PC and console gaming environments
  • Experience with VR hardware and software a huge plus
  • Experience executing at gaming/lifestyle conferences such as PAX, CES, SXSW
  • Highly organized with a great attention to detail.
  • Availability to maintain a rigorous schedule of Domestic and International travel.
  • A passion for baseball and video games!
  • 50% travel required
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Location

Located in midtown west Manhattan across from Radio City Music Hall, offer an easy commute. Great restaurants, heart of New York City, let's go!

What are Major League Baseball Perks + Benefits

Major League Baseball Benefits Overview

We know that our employees' performance is directly related the environment that they're in. That's why at MLB, we provide exceptional Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage - premiums 100 percent employer covered - so you can focus on being your best.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Vision plan has only a $10 co-pay for annual eye exams and maximum out of pocket cost of $25 for glasses and/or contact lens.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health insurance policy covers 100% of premiums, with no deductible and minimum co-pays when in-network.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 3 times an employee's annual salary. Premiums 100% employer covered.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Automatic annual employer contribution to 401(k)!
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 4 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
We often sponsor family oriented events!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
We typically host company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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