Washington Sports

www.monumentalsports.com

Washington Sports Reviews

Updated January 14, 2015
Updated January 14, 2015
23 Reviews
2.9
23 Reviews
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  1.  

    Meh

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Game Day Staff in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Game Day Staff in Washington, DC

    I worked at Washington Sports

    Pros

    They feed game-day staff, which is rare. Great networking. Higherups willing to put in a good word for you with other departments or organizations. Caps side is very well organized.

    Cons

    They want grad students and yet only pay $8 an hour. Wizards side never had any clue what was going on. Schedules were rarely put out and 0 communication.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The left hand needs to talk to the right hand. The Caps is a great org to work for but the Wizards need to stop it with promoting the pretty blondes and people that keep screwing up to get rid of them.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Average workplace

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Arena Operations in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Arena Operations in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Washington Sports

    Pros

    Fun environment. Enjoy the games.

    Cons

    Leaderless. No one seems to make a decision.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Address conflict

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great to get your foot in the door if sports is your chosen career path or for a first job out of school

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Washington, DC

    I worked at Washington Sports full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Young and energetic co-workers
    Access to the teams and venue

    Cons

    Very low salary
    Some department heads can play favorites (not unlike most places)
    The teams were terrible during my time at Monumental

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great post sophomore year internship

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Washington Sports

    Pros

    Great work-life balance. Great location in Chinatown. Easy access to senior professionals and great intern bonding exercises.

    Cons

    Nothing too bad really. Could have been more busy but projects were rewarding and positive.

  6.  

    Video Production Intern

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    Former Employee - Video Production Intern in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Video Production Intern in Washington, DC

    I worked at Washington Sports as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    The people are great! As an intern I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. A ton of hands on work shooting and editing.

    Cons

    Long hours, but not unlike any other sports organization. Only $500 for undergrads and $1000 for Grad students. Seemed a bit unorganized, but going through a big transition of software when I was there. Also, not enough people to do the work for 3 teams.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Washington Sports great

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Washington Sports part-time

    Pros

    They are good with hiring from within, networking is great

    Cons

    Like any other sport job it starts with low pay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay interns, or offer some type of compensation for them

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Ok but unpaid interns

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I worked at Washington Sports as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    - sometimes free tickets for hockey and basketball.
    - young and fun environment with lots of activities.
    - exciting to work on sports

    Cons

    They know a lot of people want to work in sports for free, so they use that for their benefit. There is no clear path to full-time. Totally depends on the quality of the boss to succeed or learn.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Monthly meetings with the entire team would help all levels to understand the goals of the company.
    Not real training for interns to understand how the company works, it depends on boss instead of getting official session from HR

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Horrible Place to Work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Washington Sports

    Pros

    I cant even think of a pro

    Cons

    - Low Compensation
    - Micro-Managing
    - Rude and Disrespectful Managers
    DON'T WORK HERE RUN AWAY IF YOU CAN

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A whole restructuring of this company is necessary from the sales department to human resources!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Exciting Job but very long hours and poor compensation

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Front Office in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Front Office in Washington, DC

    I worked at Washington Sports full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Exciting Company
    - work with athletes
    - Great for Resume
    - benefits

    Cons

    - very high turnover in last 2-3 years.
    - work/life balance
    - compensation
    - lack of women leaders in sales departments
    - career growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Figure out how you are going to structure the company with the three teams and building staff. It's constantly changing and makes morale low for employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    awesome

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Washington Sports

    Pros

    Great company to work for in getting started in the sports industry - good opportunity to grow within the company

    Cons

    low pay - long hours - need to be able to willing to put in many years of hard work before reaching a manager level

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