NBA 2K League - Administration Manager

REQ ID:  10567
LOCATION: 

New York, NY, United States of America(US), 10022

WORK OPTION:  4 days/week in the NY office

 

The NBA is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace.  To safeguard our employees and their families, our visitors, and the broader community from COVID-19, and in consideration of recommendations from health authorities and the NBA’s own advisors, any individual working onsite in our New York and New Jersey offices must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The NBA will discuss accommodations for individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

 

Group and Position Summary

The NBA2K League brings together the most exciting elements of NBA2K gaming, the culture of hoop life, NBA players/franchises, and the most entertaining digital basketball competition on the planet! A joint venture between the NBA and Take-Two Interactive, The League is a first-of-its-kind business that is creating a new model for how young, digitally native basketball fans, NBA players, and gaming influencers engage with the NBA and 2K in a way that feels authentic to them. To bring this vision to life, the NBA2K League operates as a fast-paced tech growth company, with a test-learn-iterate approach to all aspects of the business and an obsession with building products that entertain and delight our customers. From league operations and live events design to 2K game product integration and entertainment content programming, the NBA2K League covers a wide range of functions and offers opportunities for top-tier professionals committed to building something special at the intersection of sports and entertainment!

 

The Administration Manager will support the CEO of NBA2K League, while also working closely with senior leaders across the League focusing on administrative initiatives that impact the daily operations of NBA2K League. This role will have a heavy emphasis in cross-functional forums, with a focus on being a liaison to internal stakeholders. This role will collaborate closely with NBA2K League senior leadership on all operational needs to help with the League’s transformation. Additionally, this role ensures all matters are handled in a timely, professional, and resourceful manner in a fast-paced environment. The Administrative Manager will be a trusted agent and handle sensitive and confidential information. This role will interact with employees at all levels of the organization as well as external contacts and may be asked to make decisions regularly with minimal guidance and supervision.

 

Major Responsibilities

  • Oversee calendar management for the CEO (and other executives as needed)

  • Handle administrative duties, such as maintaining mailing lists, processing invoices and balancing department expenses

  • Lead meeting organization for broader executive or cross-functional forums (e.g., scheduling, pre-reads, note-taking, etc.)

  • Draft, edit, prepare written communications for executives

  • Support the immediate operational needs as a part of 2KL’s self-sufficiency plan (e.g., tool administration, etc.)

  • Plan and implement culture-building initiatives

  • Support additional priority workstreams for 2KL’s transformation:

    • Internal and external communications strategy & execution

    • Streamline recruiting strategy and operations

    • NBA franchise support

    • Scalable process design

  • Assist with ad-hoc needs

Required Education/Professional Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in Business, Economics or a related field

  • 3+ years of experience in business administration, business operations, or project management. Experience in a startup or consulting is a plus.

  • Experience with wearing “multiple hats” and adjusting when necessary, with quick-changing needs and priorities

  • Experience working with ambiguity and a dynamic business landscape

Required Skills/Knowledge Attributes

  • Self-starter with exceptional problem-solving skills and ability to communicate with senior management in a confidential manner

  • Able to clearly and succinctly synthesize and communicate ideas orally, in writing, and through visual presentations

  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines while working independently or with a team

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Meticulous and detail-oriented

  • Excellent stakeholder management and ability to drive results

  • Advanced proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 

 

Salary Range: $125,000- $140,000

We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

 


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