Oak View Group

Production Assistant|Part-time| UBS Arena

Location US-NY-Elmont
Job ID
2024-14636
Location Name
UBS Arena
Category
Operations
Type
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is the global leader in venue development, management, and premium hospitality services for the live event industry.  Offering an unmatched, 360-degree solution set for a collection of world-class owned venues and a client roster that includes the most influential, highest attended arenas, convention centers, music festivals, performing arts centers, and cultural institutions on the planet.

 

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

Overview

The Production Assistant (PA) reports to the designated Event Operations Manager and/or Director. The main responsibility of the PA is to help facilitate, on the day of the event, execution of load in, show and load out for the event. When hired for an event, the PA monitors and assists with concerts, sporting events, family shows.

 

This role will pay an hourly wage of $300/day. 

 

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

job expires 12/31/2024

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist clients with load in for events.
  • Assist clients with set-up and breakdown of dressing rooms, various ancillary events and activations
  • Flexible work schedule. Must be able to work some weekends
  • Perform various administrative support duties that are highly sensitive and confidential
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with building departments 
  • Manage last minute tasks and changes with little to no direction
  • Handles all duties with grace, sophistication and professionalism
  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly and efficiently, and to anticipate needs

 

Qualifications

 

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 2 years concert / production experience; similar venue experience a plus

 

Physical Dimensions:

 

Performing the duties of this position involves extensive and continuous standing and walking.  Routine activities require the employee to be able to reach with hands and arms, sit, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.  The employee is frequently required to lift up to 50 pounds.  The vision requirements include the ability to adjust focus, peripheral vision and close vision.

 

Working Conditions & Hazards

  • Exposed to weather and non-weather related cold temperatures
  • Pinch points and tight working spaces throughout building;
  • Exposed to high noise levels.

 

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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