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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Senior Manager Business Operations


Who are we hiring?
MSGV is looking for a production-savvy, fiscally minded and analytical thinking business planner with an entrepreneurial spirit to join our Sphere Studios team. The Manager Business Operations will support all aspects of strategic initiatives, production project management and budgeting. This position will also be responsible for the development of business processes, metrics, and workflows design to support vendor onboarding and Sphere Studios production. This position will be the department’s main point of contact in Burbank and foster cross-functional relationships with internal finance, legal, threat management, and procurement. This position will directly liaise with MSGV management in New York.

What will you do?

• Partner with senior management to drive strategy and operations for Sphere Studios organization.
• Streamline business operations processes and tackle points of friction to resolution.
• Develop tracking and reporting tools which can be utilized by managers to drive cost efficient management and decision-making.
• Educate teams on onboarding procedures and workflows (RFP processes, bid waivers, VQ, payments).
• Work with appropriate functional groups to ensure tracking, monitoring and confirmation of all project milestone payments related to show development and production.
• Leverage modeling expertise to create forecast tools for production workflows.
• Monitor and facilitate process for departmental and project budgeting efforts, including resource allocation.

What do you need to succeed?

• 4-7 years of experience.
• Excellent organizational and communication skills (written and verbal).
• Exceptional presentation skills with keen attention to detail, including proficiency in PowerPoint.
• Strong analytical and data analysis skills, including proficiency in Excel (e.g., data manipulation, building reports).
• Ability to partner cross-functionally, maintain a positive work culture and effectively navigate a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
• Demonstrate a “no ego” resilient, eager, and professional approach to challenge and desire to advance in the organization.
• Ability to work at the highest strategic level and in a granular capacity, bringing analytic problem solving to the table along with the deep collaboration skills needed to work in a matrix environment.


The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.

Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. In addition to building a breakthrough venue, we’re building a production studio team, a technology venture team, and a full commercial organization to make the MSG Sphere a world class brand and business for our fans, our artists, and our partners. We have offices and roles in Burbank CA, Las Vegas NV, New York, NY and London.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
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.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
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. #LI-DW1

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