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ZG Career Opportunities

Available Part Time Jobs

Zero Gravity Basketball is the largest basketball tournament operator on the East Coast.  We operate in 26 different states and produce over 175 events per year.  Throughout the year we are always looking for energetic and determined sports-minded individuals to employ as part-time staff for our events.  As we continue to grow both nationally and internationally as an organization more full-time positions are always opening up with our organization.  Working as part-time staff for our events is the best way to earn a full-time position as we only hire from within.  The following positions are always available:

 Weekend Event Staff – Site Director:

Description:

The Weekend Event Staff – Site Director serves as the Zero Gravity Basketball liaison on site.  They are responsible for:

  • Entering Scores into tourneymachine.com
  • Answering any questions that people have about the tournament
  • Posting high quality videos and photos across all of our social media platforms
  • Proper handling of all money and following the proper money handling procedure
  • Filling out our Site Director Reconciliation Form
  • Filling out Injury Report Forms for any serious injuries that may occur at the facility
  • Proper handling and care of all Zero Gravity equipment and supplies
  • Communicating with coaches, refs, customers, facility staff, and anyone else at our events to work through and resolve any conflicts that may arise
  • Knowing and communicating Zero Gravity rules to refs and coaches
  • Keeping courts running on time
  • Communicating with the Tournament Director throughout the weekend about any major issues that arise or with any relevant information that they need to know
  • Setup and Breakdown of their facility
  • Proper management of the other Weekend Event Staff at facility
  • Any other tasks that are required of them on the weekend by the Tournament Director

Qualifications:

  • Strong Desire to Work in Sports
  • Friendly & Customer Service Oriented, relevant experience preferred
  • Ability and Willingness to work for prolonged periods
  • Available to work majority or all Zero Gravity Basketball Events
  • Strong Communications Skills
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Willingness to travel up to an hour for an event
  • Willingness to confront coaches, refs, and customers
  • Excellent Conflict Management Skills
  • Previous Event Management Experience preferred
  • Ability to properly handle cash, relevant experience preferred
  • Management Skills Required, relevant experience preferred

*Eligible for ZG Staffing Program, Inquire for More Information*

Weekend Event Staff - Admissions:

Description:

The Weekend Event Staff – Admissions serves as a customer service representative for Zero Gravity as well as security for our events.  They are responsible for:

  • Greeting all our customers as they enter the building
  • Selling wristbands to our customers to enter our events
  • Attaching the wristbands to the customer
  • Answering basic customer questions about the facility such as court numbers and bathroom location
  • Ensuring nobody enters our events without a wristband
  • Checking in coaches and attaching wristbands for them
  • Sale of Zero Gravity retail items
  • Entering all transactions into our POS system
  • Following proper cash handling process

Qualifications:

  • Strong Desire to Work in Sports
  • Friendly & Customer Service Oriented, relevant experience preferred
  • Ability and Willingness to work for prolonged periods
  • Available to work majority or all Zero Gravity Basketball Events
  • Strong Communications Skills
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Willingness to travel up to an hour for an event
  • Willingness to confront customers
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Ability to properly handle cash, previous experience preferred

*Eligible for ZG Staffing Program, Inquire for More Information*

Weekend Event Staff – Security:

Description:

The Weekend Event Staff – Security provides security for Zero Gravity Basketball events at a specific facility.  They are responsible for:

  • Politely and Professionally communicating entrance requirements to customers
  • Stopping customers to ask to see their wristbands
  • Forcing customers without wristbands, or with broken/cut wristbands, to return to admissions to pay
  • Attaching wristbands to customers if they have an unattached wristband
  • Provide exemplary customer service when interacting with customers
  • Assist Admissions and Site Director as needed throughout the weekend
  • Monitor crowd activities and immediately report any suspicious or threatening behavior to the Site Director
  • Being constantly alert and aware of surroundings and customers

Qualifications:

  • Strong Desire to Work in Sports
  • Friendly & Customer Service Oriented, relevant experience preferred
  • Ability and Willingness to work for prolonged periods
  • Available to work majority or all Zero Gravity Basketball Events
  • Strong Communications Skills
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Willingness to travel up to an hour for an event
  • Willingness to confront customers
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Strong Conflict Management Skills

 

Weekend Event Staff – Scorekeeper:

Description:

The Weekend Event Staff – Scorekeeper keep track of and record relevant stats and information for the games on their court.  They are responsible for:

  • Keeping the official game clock
  • Keeping the official game score
  • Keeping track of personal fouls
  • Keeping track of team fouls
  • Keeping track of team timeouts
  • Communicating with refs and coaches regarding game stats and information
  • Keeping appropriate record of games to provide to the Site Director

Qualifications:

  • Strong Desire to Work in Sports
  • Ability to manage a score clock, relevant experience preferred
  • Ability and Willingness to work for prolonged periods
  • Available to work majority or all Zero Gravity Basketball Events
  • Strong Communications Skills
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Willingness to travel up to an hour for an event
  • Willingness to confront refs and coaches
  • Attention to detail
  • Long attention span

 

Weekend Event Staff – Social Media Marketing:

Description:

The Weekend Event Staff – Social Media Marketing provides exposure for our events and our participants across all of our social media platforms.  They are responsible for:

  • Recording high quality highlights for a variety of different courts and teams
  • Taking high quality photos of our events including facilities, participants, and customers
  • Cropping and editing videos and photos to improve quality and professionalism
  • Posting videos and photos across all our social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
  • Using appropriate company hashtags
  • Writing appropriate and exciting captions for all posts
  • Being engaged with players, coaches, and customers to create awareness and excitement about our social media accounts

Qualifications:

  • Strong Desire to Work in Sports
  • Knowledge of how to use a multitude of different social media platforms, relevant experience preferred
  • Friendly & Customer Service Oriented
  • Ability to edit and crop videos and pictures, relevant experience preferred
  • Strong Communications Skills
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Willingness to travel up to an hour for an event
  • Available to work majority or all Zero Gravity Basketball Events
  • Knowledge and passion for the game of basketball
  • Willingness to talk to players, coaches, and customers

If you have an interest in any of these positions you can reach out to Allen at acarmody@zerogravitybasketball.com for more information and to begin the applications process

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.