Events Associate (External Agency Staff)

New York, NY

Job Description

Overview / Objective

The NFL is seeking an experienced live event operations professional for a temporary opportunity with the League’s Fan Experiences and Hospitality team. The role is across NFL tentpole events including Super Bowl and NFL Draft and will support on all other League events (Pro Bowl, Hall of Fame, International Series games, and emerging events).

The ideal candidate will be highly skilled in logistical planning including management of multiple simultaneous project management. Additionally, the candidate has a proven track record of working cross-functionally along with strong presentation and communication skills, including copywriting.


  • Support planning and execution of the NFL’s major events including but not limited to, venue and facility management, vendor management, production, budgeting, site operations, transportation, wayfinding, programming, and logistical planning and execution.
  • Take leadership role in core elements of event as assigned.
  • Develop and manage communications regarding staff and vendor planning trips.
  • Coordinate with all internal NFL Departments to ensure onsite needs are advanced.
  • Liaise with NFL marketing and creative to develop creative overlay and marketing materials for NFL tentpole events.
  • Draft and implement fan communications for NFL tentpole events.
  • Develop and deliver visually appealing, persuasive and effective presentation materials.
  • Ability to present clearly to cross organizational group on a regular basis.
  • Provide operational support across ancillary events as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 2+ years of major event production or operations experience.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to lead others and collaborate with a variety of groups at different levels.
  • Strong organizational and presentation skills including media availability.
  • Strong writing and communications skills.
  • Proactive self-starter who works well within a team, strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on advancing plans.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in multi-layered, large scale sports and entertainment related events.
  • High-end client servicing experience.

Physical Demands

  • This is a live event production role and, at times, will require physicality. This could involve lifting, moving heavy objects, extended periods outdoors in inclement weather, long hours of physical movement during show production, extensive travel requirements, site builds and adjustment of physical assets.


  • Significant travel required, up to 40%

Salary / Pay Range

This job posting contains a pay range, which represents the range of salaries or hourly rates that the NFL believes, in good faith, at the time of this posting that it might be willing to pay for the posted job in the location(s) specified. The NFL expects to hire for this position near the middle of the range. Only in truly rare and exceptional circumstances, where an external candidate has experience, credentials or expertise that far exceed those required or expected for the position, would the NFL consider paying a salary or rate near the higher end of the range.

Terms / Expected Hours of Work

  • FSLA Non-Exempt
  • This job posting is for a position with one of the NFL’s third-party agency partners that provides services to the NFL. The individual selected for this role will be an employee of that third-party agency and not the NFL. All compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment are handled by the agency. The assignment to provide services to the NFL will be limited in duration but may be extended for an additional period by agreement between the NFL and the agency.
  • The NFL maintains a Flexible Workplace Policy that provides members of our workforce with opportunities to periodically work from a location of their choice, while maintaining a priority on in-person work at an NFL office, which enables us to more effectively collaborate, connect and build a workplace culture that will drive our continued success.
  • The NFL is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment that reflects our incredibly diverse fan base. We provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants without regard to status as protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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