Sacramento Kings

Sacramento Kings

Event Manager - Arena

Sacramento Kings - Manager
Sacramento · CA
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Facility/Venue Management
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About Us: Golden 1 Center, a premier sports and entertainment venue located in Sacramento, CA, is seeking a dedicated Event Manager to oversee all aspects of event management and facility operations!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with clients, promoter representatives, and internal departments to ensure seamless event logistics.
  • Develop event communication materials, including facility set-up materials, floor diagrams, and event estimates.
  • Review, interpret, and execute event contracts, maximizing efficiency for both Golden 1 Center and its clients.
  • Serve as the on-site facility representative for pre-rigs, load-ins, events, and load-outs.
  • Coordinate with internal departments (e.g., BOH Operations, Box Office, Catering, etc.) to ensure smooth event operation.
  • Maintain communication of deadlines to clients regarding contractual obligations, insurance, pyro permits, etc.
  • Assist Box Office in creating and maintaining event-ticketing manifests.
  • Coordinate I.A.T.S.E. stagehand calls and manage rental items delivery, operation, and return.
  • Utilize TMSS event management software to create, monitor, and maintain event templates.
  • Assist in Operations projects and serve as operations liaison for a limited number of Kings games.
  • Handle various other projects and duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Sports Administration/Facility Management, Business Administration, Event Management, Hospitality, or related field.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in event management or arena facility management.
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus, but not required.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD Software, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Event Management Software preferred.
  • Exceptional customer service skills with a positive attitude toward challenges.
  • Ability to multitask under deadline pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail-oriented and resourceful in problem-solving.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work independently.
  • Flexibility to work flexible hours, including daytime, evening, weekend, and holidays as needed.


The salary range for this role is $66,560 - $72,000. Final offers for this role will be made within the parameters of the salary range provided. Years of experience, skills, and other factors are considered when determining the salary offered. Total compensation & offer package will include the following:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits for employees and dependents
  • Self Directed Time Off + 11 Paid Holidays 
  • Employer 401(k) match
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Cell Phone Stipend
  • Sacramento Kings home game tickets, team store discounts, and more!