Now Hiring: Administrative Assistant, Basketball Communications

Posted: Nov. 8, 2012

Suns Legacy Partners was recently named “100 Best Arizona Companies of the Decade” and were also recognized by AZ Magazine as a Top 25 Workplaces for Women in 2012. Our mission is to provide the finest in sports, entertainment and community leadership. We are dedicated to recruiting exceptional people to join our team in a dynamic, exciting work environment.

Position Summary: The Phoenix Suns are seeking candidates for an Administrative Assistant, Basketball Communications. This full-time, salaried position reports to the Vice President, Basketball Communications. Qualified candidates will present a polished & professional image, strong organizational skills, professional phone etiquette, and the ability to anticipate needs. This position requires tact and discretion while interfacing with all levels of staff, the public, media and various basketball entities and executives.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist VP and department in all areas of communication with the media
  • Coordinate the gathering of daily news clips
  • Main contact for media catering, VIP game credentialing, and media travel lists
  • Assists with proofreading releases, media guides, and all basketball communications documents
  • Maintain files and other general administrative duties
  • Other duties as assigned

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Prior administrative experience in a professional office environment
  • Proficient computer skills including Word, Excel, and extensive knowledge of the internet
  • Strong writer and proofreader, proficient in grammar and spelling
  • Strong verbal skills and telephone etiquette
  • Ability to self-manage, meet deadlines and multi-task
  • Ability to professionally interact with internal/external executives and staff
  • Tact, diplomacy and sensitivity to respect confidential information
  • Knowledge of basketball, the Phoenix Suns history and have a basketball background (preferred)
  • Flexible work hours (nights, weekends, and holidays when necessary)

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Application deadline is November 16, 2012 at 10:00pm (MST)

Suns Legacy Partners , LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V