Venues Event Manager
Who We Are
Orlando Venues has been the proud home to Central Florida's best in sports and entertainment since its inception in 1989. The dynamic City of Orlando department operates five distinct venues including Amway Center, Camping World Stadium, Tinker Field, Mennello Museum of American Art and Harry P. Leu Gardens. Between hosting high-profile sporting events like Wrestlemania, NFL Pro Bowl and NBA All-Star Weekend to big-name concerts and music festivals like Paul McCartney, Garth Brooks, Harry Styles, Beyoncé and EDC Orlando to family shows, art exhibitions and countless other diverse offerings, our venues cater to residents and tourists alike year-round while enhancing the quality of life throughout our community.
NATURE OF WORK:
Performs technical and supervisory work in the area of public assembly management. Employees assigned to this classification are responsible for managing the necessary logistical requirements for events held at an assigned facility, including drafting technical drawings (CAD), resolving event-related problems, completing event evaluations, and exercising functional supervision over the event staff including departmental interns. Important responsibilities of this class are to foster a positive image of the City, to be detail orientated, to perform assigned tasks with tact, discretion, and courtesy, and to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the resolution of problems. Work is performed under the supervision of the Venues Events Assistant Division Manager and performance is reviewed while in progress and upon completion through conferences, direct observation, and reports submitted to ensure compliance with departmental policy and client satisfactions.
Bachelor's Degree in Event Management, Sport Management, Hospitality Management or related field plus two (2) to three (3) years of event coordination or related experience for an arena (NBA/NHL experience preferred); or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Valid Florida Driver's license required.
City of Orlando Benefits
If this posting indicates a degree is required, the following experience will apply in lieu of any degree as follows:
- Two (2) years of direct experience for an associate degree;
- Four (4) years of direct experience for a bachelor's degree;
- Six (6) years of direct experience for a master's degree; or
- Nine (9) years of direct experience for a doctoral degree
Closing Date/Time: 9/8/2023 12:00 AM Eastern