• Designer Business Solutions

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    19-12470
    Division
    Marketing Partnerships
    Functional Area
    Marketing Partnerships
  • 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, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA) and the New York Rangers (NHL); two development league teams –  the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and esports teams through Counter Logic Gaming, a leading North American esports organization, and Knicks Gaming, MSG’s NBA 2K League franchise.  In addition, the Company features the popular original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.  Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group Hospitality, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment, dining and nightlife brands including Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Cathédrale.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    Role Summary

    The Designer, Business Solutions is responsible for creating sales presentations, partner activations and the execution of both digital and physical creative elements across the select MSG lines of business. This person will be a key hands-on contributor and will develop and traffic materials to support sales and marketing that drive revenue. The Graphic Designer must understand print, digital design and production and A/V and have experience working with a variety of team contributors including sellers, marketers, designers, creative professionals and various levels of management. Must also understand brand requirements and ensure all creative aligns with desired look and feel of MSG’s established brand identity.

    S/he should be a highly creative-minded professional with a background of managing projects as well as someone who can take creative concepts and apply the design elements strategically to achieve business objectives.

    The Designer, Business Solutions, will develop and produce sales materials, proposals (presentations), and venue design materials for the sales group as well as aid the Account Management team to design sales materials for existing partners.

    The Designer, Business Solutions, will work closely with the Sales Managers and the Account Management group to make sure that the workflow is supporting the timelines and creative / strategic needs of the project.

    Specific Functions/Activities Summary

    • Work with the sales and account management team to efficiently and proficiently prepare proposals and content for sales presentations and partner activation projects
    • Ideate and collaborate with sales and account team.
    • Communicate timelines to sales staff.
    • Prepare and maintain weekly update of existing and future projects
    • Support new content development, innovative sales presentation format, and ongoing sales organization
    • Improve quality, utility, strategic approach and overall appeal of sales presentations
    • Excellent interpersonal skills required; must be able to develop and maintain effective business relationships, both internally and externally
    • Candidate will be highly motivated, creative, and will be able to communicate interdepartmentally
    • Strong project management skills required; must be able to ability to multitask and work effectively under changing priorities and daily time constraints
    • Flexible and equipped to work in an environment of rapid change
    • Detail oriented and organized

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years digital, marketing or creative/agency experience required
    • Bachelor of Arts/Sciences Degree (4-year) in Graphic Design, Marketing, or a related area
    • Applicants must submit an online portfolio or links to sites they have designed in order to be considered
    • Must have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite Programs (especially Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator) and Microsoft Office Programs (especially PowerPoint and Word)
    • Background and hands-on experience in graphic design and layout.
    • Familiar with digital, mobile and traditional print. As well as, venue renderings, venue signage, digital graphics and guest/fan experiential creative.
    • High level of creativity and ability to organize with keen attention to details, usability, and branding
    • Thorough knowledge of design concepts, usability, layout, and presentation structures.
    • Innate creativity and an “outside of the box” thinker.
    • Thorough knowledge of and the ability to work within various graphic applications.
    • Experience with web based presentations a plus
    • Experience with sponsorship marketing; preferably in entertainment, sports or venues
    • Experience writing copy/content for presentations.
    • Must be willing to travel to other MSG locations as needed
    • Track record in achieving results
    • Behavior consistent with MSG values

    Education

    • 5+ years digital, marketing or creative/agency experience required
    • Bachelor of Arts/Sciences Degree (4-year) in Graphic Design, Marketing, or a related area
    • Applicants must submit an online portfolio in order to be considered
    • Must have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite Programs (especially Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator) and Microsoft Office Programs (especially PowerPoint and Word)
    • Familiar with digital, mobile and traditional print.
    • High level of creativity and ability to organize with keen attention to details, usability, and branding
    • Thorough knowledge of design concepts, usability, layout, and presentation structures.
    • Innate creativity and an “outside of the box” thinker.
    • Thorough knowledge of and the ability to work within various graphic applications.
    • Experience with web-based presentations a plus
    • Experience with sponsorship marketing a plus; preferably in entertainment, sports or venues
    • Experience writing copy/content for presentations a plus.
    • Must be willing to travel to other MSG locations as needed
    • Behavior consistent with MSG values

    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, sexual and reproductive health choices, 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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