Oak View Group

Audio Visual Technician/Event Operations|Part-time|Lynnwood Event Center

Location US-WA-Lynnwood
Job ID
2023-12761
Location Name
Lynnwood Event Center
Category
Operations
Type
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritizes the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet. We focus on building a diverse workforce and cultivating an inclusive workplace. Each day our team members around the world and throughout our local communities work together to provide the greatest experience to our fans and partners.

 

We celebrate and support a strong, transparent, authentic and inclusive culture focused around four core values:  

  • We treat each other fairly and with respect.
  • We act with integrity.
  • We have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We give back to our global community.

 

More information at  OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on  Facebook,  Instagram,  Twitter, and  LinkedIn

Overview

The Lynnwood Event Center strives to provide excellent guest service through our principles of being professional, resourceful, accommodating and precise, while always being safe. Members of the Lynnwood Event Center team share in the values of being adaptable to event needs, being aware of guest requirements, showing character, and being team-centric. We are looking for an experienced audiovisual and event operations professional who models these values in their work behavior, decision making, personal contributions, and guest interactions. 

 

This role will pay a wage of $23 to $25. 

 

For PT roles: Benefits: 401(k) savings plan and 401(k) matching.

About the Venue

Lynnwood Event Center, previously Lynnwood Convention Center, is a vibrant venue located 15 miles north of downtown Seattle.  With sweeping mountain views and a short ride by car to the Puget Sound, we offer our clients and guests more than the typical meeting space.  Built in 2005, we currently have 34,000 square feet of meeting space that stays busy year round and we're looking forward to a future expansion that will include additional indoor and outdoor event spaces and remodel of our existing space.  At Lynnwood Event Center, we create, nurture, and sustain an inclusive culture, where differences drive innovative solutions to seamlessly exceed the expectations of our tenants, team members, the local community, and all guests who come through our doors.

Responsibilities

  • Set up and strike chairs, tables, staging, and related equipment
  • Transport carts, tables, chairs, boxes, and dance floor
  • Assist Event Managers with event needs and changes as requested
  • Setup audiovisual and catering equipment as directed
  • Operate motorized equipment such as floor scrubbers, vacuums, carpet extractors, and related equipment as needed for projects
  • Assist with basic maintenance such as pressure washing, touch-up painting, and monitoring the condition of furniture and equipment.
  • Regular inspection of the facility for damage and overall cleanliness
  • Assist with cleaning of the facility as needed
  • Set up and strike various audiovisual equipment and components for events
  • Operate and troubleshoot audiovisual equipment prior to and during scheduled events
  • Meet and greet presenters prior to event start
  • Act as a dedicated Audiovisual Technician for events when needed, operating multiple components including lights, mixer board, slides and videos
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance and repairs of audiovisual equipment
  • Maintain inventory of equipment and consumables
  • Pre and post events and rehearsals with clients, presenters, and event managers
  • Guidance on equipment lifecycle, purchases and projects as needed

Qualifications

  • Minimum 1-2 years of related experience in Audio/Visual and Event Operations Support in a public assembly venue.
  • Proficient in the use of personal computer software including Microsoft Office applications, event management software and Internet proficiency.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a related field required.
  • The ideal candidate must be willing to work extended, often irregular hours including nights, weekends, and holidays as required by events.
  • Must demonstrate excellent customer service, listening and communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments under tight deadlines.
  • Experience with specialized training and in technical services area a must
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic tools and methods to set-up and strike various items including tables, chairs, and stages. 
  • The candidate must be able to read and interpret plan drawings in conjunction with written guidelines to achieve various setup needs. 
  • Can read, write, and speak English. 

Strengthened by our Differences. United to Make a Difference.

At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.

EEO

Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis (“protected class”) including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

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