Oak View Group

Event Supervisor | Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium & Fairgrounds

Location US-TN-Memphis
Job ID
2022-8521
Group
OVG - Venue Management
Location Name
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium & Fairgrounds
Category
Event Management / Sales
Type
Regular Part-Time

Oak View Group

Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world.

Making a Positive Disruption in the Entertainment & Hospitality Industry

OVG 360 is a full-service venue management and event programming company built on the foundation of truly putting our clients first.

Overview

The Event Supervisor is a part-time, hourly-paid position that plays a vital role with all aspects of assigned events at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium in Liberty Park including, but not limited to event conversions, moving event equipment around the Stadium and parking lot areas, etc.  This position will act an event contact for assigned events, that include team practices and other ancillary activities.  

This position will report to the Event Manager.

Responsibilities

 Essential Functions (including but not limited to):

  • Assist in the set-up and tear-down (conversion) of assigned events and activities
  • Move event equipment and supplies in and around the Stadium and Liberty Park
  • Serve as a facility representative at events; facilitate pre- and post-event walk through to assess facility condition; enforce facility policies and procedures throughout each event; identify and resolve event challenges; resolve public complaints; problem solve as necessary
  • Troubleshoot during event preparation and event to ensure that all setups are correct and sufficient
  • Supervise operations and support staff including housekeeping, set-up, utilities, maintenance, security, and banquet/event staff
  • Directs service contractors
  • Ability to anticipate and fulfill the needs of SBLS customers according to Spectra policies and procedures
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, contractors and facility users
  • Make sound decisions that are in line with SBLS policies and procedures under pressure and respond with
  • Operate and drive Stadium vehicles to assist with the event conversions
  • Responsible for driving to/from various areas of venue to set and manage events (including move in and move out) and to tour the Stadium, Tiger Lane, Parking Lots, Pipkin Building, Creative Arts Building or any other area necessary to provide services required or requested.
  • Work a flexible schedule including early mornings, days, evenings, overnight, weekends, holidays, extended (long) work days and extended numbers of days as outlined by supervisor

Non-Essential Functions

  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office programs
  • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and communications skills and the ability to function and make management decisions in a fast-paced high-pressure environment
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including long nights, early mornings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License

Knowledge Of:

 

  • Operational characteristics of event management
  • Customer service practices
  • Fire and public safety regulations
  • Relevant federal, state, and local regulations

 

Intellectual/Social, Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The intellectual/social, physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is continuously asked to multi-task under time limits.  Position requires constant attention to precise details and accuracy of specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time. Employees in this role will constantly be in leadership role; this requires directing others either verbally or in writing to complete tasks in prescribed time frame.  This position also requires constant use of interpersonal skills including: ability to direct/motivate/inform staff and foster collaboration, being able to recognize, anticipate and resolve conflicts, being able to openly communicate in writing and verbally with clients

 Physical Demands:

 

  • While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee constantly operates a computer and other office devices such telephones, copy machines, fax machines, etc.; occasionally moves about inside the office to access storage areas, cabinets and office machinery; constantly moves about the arena and event sites before, during and after events to service clients and supervise staff; constantly communicates via telephone, email and in-person with others to exchange accurate information. As business demands and event operations require occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 lbs.

 

Work Environment:

 

  • The duties of this position are performed indoors and outdoors in the weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environments is usually moderate to loud during events and minimal during non-even times.

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.

Vaccination Statement

We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19.   Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.

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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