• News Services Monitor PT

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    18-10051
    Division
    Corporate - Communications
    Functional Area
    Other
  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    Role Summary

    The News Services department is responsible for tracking The Madison Square Garden Company’s print, digital and broadcast media presence in the tri-state area and relevant markets.

    Specific Functions/Activities Summary

    The Part Time News Service Monitor is responsible for monitoring their designated media publications (both print and online) and radio shows for any MSG or MSG-related content.  The Monitor will need to read and review news publications, media outlets, social media and radio shows to ensure that this content is captured in their reports.

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have experience in communications, preferably at a media/entertainment, news or sports company or property; or agency experience representing media/entertainment companies. Excellent writing, verbal communication and project-management skills are necessary.  Knowledge of Company teams and properties – as well as the media outlets that cover them – is essential. Must have the ability to interpret and evaluate news items accurately and with urgency, spotting current trends and forecasting potential issue. This candidate must understand how to prioritize multiple demands and understand the time sensitivity around this work. This position requires the ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays.

    Education

    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

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