Coordinator, Events

  NBA Franchise
  Southeast Region
  Marketing/Events/Promotions
  Posted/Updated: 05/13/19



Job Summary

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

  • Coordinates, monitors, and supervises planning and execution of all arena events as assigned.
  • Works closely with event operations team.
  • Oversees event operational matters for any activity scheduled for the venue.
  • Creates facility maps using AutoCAD for events large and small.
  • Develops and builds shows from production notes and other forms of communication. 
  • Works with Box Office on house scaling, production kills and show builds.
  • Serves as direct communication link with teams, promoters, or other involved representatives in event planning and execution.
  • Ensures facility readiness and client satisfaction while maintaining arena's best interests and facility policies.
  • Approves event set-ups & associated logistics in the event booking program.
  • Coordinates and conducts site surveys for future events.
  • Attends event related meetings.
  • Manages relationships between the Arena and third parties.
  • Conducts physical inspection of all areas of the arena.
  • Interacts to problem solve and resolving stressful conflicts in a time-critical manner.
  • Acts as “Manager on Duty” as assigned.
  • Compose & disseminate event outlines and notices consisting of all show set up needs.
  • Ability to deal with and manage eccentric/challenging personalities.
  • Assembles show costs for billing and settlement.
  • Schedules rigging and labor for show load in and break down. 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School diploma or GED required. 
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Two years of experience in event management. 
  • Arena experience is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills, and attention to client satisfaction in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient computer skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and AutoCAD.
  • Must have working knowledge of all building setup abilities, limits and components utilized for each.

 WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Must possess the ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Ability to lift, push or pull up to 40lbs.
  • Working in extreme weather conditions.
  • Standing on feet for long periods of time.
  • Working in a loud environment.


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