Job Summary:Reporting to the Event and Stadium Operations Manager, the principal function of the Event and Stadium Operations Coordinator is to liaise between the Operations and Events Department to facilitate all non-sporting events as well as other events taking place at Audi Field. This position will also provide operational support to various stadium operations functions, including maintenance and upkeep of the stadium. The coordinator will primarily be responsible for the changeover and set up of event spaces including tables, chairs, barricades, and ordering other necessary equipment to execute events at the stadium. Finally, this position will require an individual who is able to multi-task, and someone who thrives in a high pressure, fast paced environment. Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate setup/teardown of all equipment for non-sporting and other corporate events at Audi Field.
Order and facilitate the load in and load out of other event needs including flooring, additional barricade, heat lamps, etc.
Act as a manager on duty during events to operate stadium lights, unlock doors, and resolve issues as they arise.
Attend event planning walkthroughs/meetings with the events team to ensure the stadium operations department receives pertinent information to appropriately staff and prepare the stadium for events.
Conduct periodic facility walkthrough to report advanced facility issues to the stadium engineering team.
Active member of the operations team on all ongoing minor stadium maintenance projects.
Candidate is also expected to be proactive in identifying cost savings opportunities in stadium management and equipment rentals and procurement.
Other projects and duties as assigned.
Education:Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Facility Management, or another related field Work Experience/Requirements:
1-2 years in arena/stadium operations in a part time or internship role
Must be available to work weekends, evenings, and holidays as necessary
You must provide proof of COVID-19 Vaccination prior to start date
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and remain on your feet for extended periods of time
Forklift certification is a plus
Proficient with Microsoft Office Products.
Ability to work well within cross-functional team environment.
Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
D.C. United is committed to uplifting our community, staff, and club. We are seeking candidates to be a part of our journey in our quest for continued organizational growth and another MLS Cup.
D.C. United will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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