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NTN Buzztime Overview

Carlsbad, CA
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public (NTN)
Information Technology
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
NTN Buzztime doesn't see its knowledge contests as mere trivial pursuits. The company distributes interactive trivia and sports games to almost 4,000 bars and restaurants in the US and Canada, through its Buzztime Network. Players use a wireless game controllers ... Read more

NTN Buzztime – Why Work For Us?


Buzztime is the world’s leading in-venue social gaming marketing & entertainment provider.

Trusted by over 3,200 bars and restaurants in North America since 1984, Buzztime integrates trivia, card, sports games and live events with in- and out-of-venue marketing, messaging and communication tools. While we don’t take ourselves too seriously, this is a pretty serious business. NTN Buzztime, Inc. is a publicly traded company (Amex: NTN-News). With over 6,000,000 registrations and over 60,000,000 games played each year, Buzztime players spread the word and invite friends and family to their favorite Buzztime location to enjoy an evening of fun and competition. With Buzztime’s entertainment and marketing solutions, we turn our customers’ guests into fanatics with fun, boldly driving visits and value for their brand while delivering revenue and returns through a transformative and translatable in-venue experience and through targeted messaging.


Founded as a game to enhance the experience of watching football, Buzztime has transformed its business to support rapidly evolving technologies, moving from satellite-based systems to cable-based networks and harnessing the social aspects of our digital and mobile world.

Today, Buzztime is the preeminent partner to best-of-breed hospitality chains and enterprising, on-premise, emergent bar and restaurant brands for entertainment, events and marketing solutions.

In addition to thousands of independent bars and restaurants, leading brands such as Buffalo Wild Wings, Applebee’s, and Hooters have incorporated Buzztime into their brand experience.


So, you think you have the right stuff?

The talent we seek are engaged, highly motivated and able to withstand our turbo anti-gravity chamber. Okay, that last one we made up – but we are looking for the best of the best and in exchange for your mad genius contributions, we provide benefits such as:

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical/dental
  • Annual performance reviews with higher than the norm opportunity for increases
  • Stock options
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Work/Life (Flexible Schedule, Wellness Program)
  • Holiday pay
  • Casual work environment
  • e-learning center

Best of all, we provide a fun, dynamic working environment where your incredible talent will be put to use for the powers of good.

A game changer for bar trivia and your business.

Buzztime's Jackpot Trivia invites every patron to become a player with a chance at victory-and thats good for business. Combining game show-style strategy with evolving trivia levels the playing field and increases the potential size of the party. Give them a fun reason to stay, play, and win with Jackpot Trivia, and every night out becomes a celebration. 


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    I have been working at NTN Buzztime full-time


    There are opportunities to learn new things. People are friendly and competent.


    Salary is on the low side. No 401K matching.

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    interviewed with a couple people. very simple. easy. they called back a couple days later and offered me the position. it was very straight forward, in hind sight I kind of wish that they would have scrutinized me more.

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NTN Buzztime Awards & Accolades

  • Best Restaurant / Food Service Deployment; Kiosk / Self - Service, ICX Association, 2015

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