Oak View Group

Guest Services Event Staff|Part-time| Owensboro Convention Center

Location US-KY-Owensboro
Job ID
2024-16353
Location Name
Owensboro Convention Center
Category
Guest Services
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

As a member of the Guest Services Team, you will be an essential part of the Guest experience and help build memories that last a lifetime. In this role, you will wear many different hats and have the potential to work in several different areas of the arena. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to ushering, ticket scanning, concourse customer service, greeter. You will have the opportunity to assist our guests by offering directions and sharing information while creating a World Class experience. Your job will be to keep our fans safe and informed while still maintaining a fun and friendly atmosphere.

 

This role will pay an hourly wage of $12.50. 

 

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

job expires 09/15/2024

About the Venue

Western Kentucky’s award-winning venue – the Owensboro Convention Center – is a full-service facility overlooking the scenic Ohio River in revitalized downtown Owensboro, Kentucky. The multi-purpose center boasts just under 102,000 sq. ft. of available space, including a 44,000+ sq. ft. exhibition hall, the 8,900+ sq. ft. Kentucky Legend® Pier outside over the scenic Ohio River, and additional ballroom, meeting, and pre-function space.

 

The Sportscenter, one of Owensboro’s most historic buildings, opened in 1949. It is a multi-purpose, 5,000-seat arena that hosts concerts, sporting events, graduations, trade shows, meetings, and receptions.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare your assigned section for guests; this could include wiping down seats, looking for potential hazards, reporting any issues to a supervisor
  • When gates open, welcome our guests with a great smile and helpful attitude
  • Scan event tickets ensuring that the proper ticket is being used to gain entry
  • Assist guests in locating their ticketed seats
  • Being alert and proactive to potential hazards and reporting incidents when they occur
  • Monitor your assigned area for issues and opportunities to make lasting memories for our fans
  • Respond to all guest concerns/complaints promptly and in a professional manner
  • Assist guests in ADA accessible seating sections
  • Enforce all building policies and procedures to ensure a safe environment for all guests
  • Manage the foot traffic flow of large crowds
  • Check identification of guests to verify age requirements for purchase of alcohol.
  • Be knowledgeable about arena emergency evacuation plan in order to safely assist guests during the unlikely event of an emergency

Qualifications

  • Experience in a hospitality or entertainment environment is preferred
  • You must love working with and helping people.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • You must be able to maintain a POSITIVE attitude while handling difficult situations.
  • Flexible schedule: Availability to work most home basketball games. Weekend availability is needed.

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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