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SUMMARY
 
The Arrowhead Events Seasonal Assistant is a seasonal position with Arrowhead Events, the event booking and production entity of the Kansas City Chiefs and Arrowhead Stadium. Arrowhead Events is responsible for making Arrowhead Stadium an entertainment destination by attracting/developing concerts, college football, soccer, motor sports and various other events to Kansas City. This position will have the opportunity to learn from and experience many of the largest events in the Midwest and support the department with various tasks including but not limited to those listed below. 

ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Assist with the planning, logistics and implementation of events
  • Assist with the operation of Chiefs Training Camp
  • Creation of timelines & calendars
  • Research events & best practices 
  • Attend departmental and event specific meetings 
  • Support the corporate events department as needed
  • Support Chiefs game day and event activities as assigned
  • Assist with developing and attracting future events to Arrowhead 

COMPETENCIES:
  • Analytical Skills-Synthesize information; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs and generates creative solutions.
  • Problem Solving-Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gather and analyze information skillfully. Must be able to develop solutions quickly and effectively.
  • Technical Skills-Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities. Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills. Share skills with others and recognizes training opportunities for staff.
  • Oral Communications-Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification. Demonstrates group presentation skills and participates in meetings.
  • Written Communications- Writes clearly and informatively.
  • Innovation-Displays original thinking and creativity. Meets challenges with resourcefulness.
  • Judgment-Displays willingness to make decisions and exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Includes appropriate people in decision making process.
  • Motivation-Demonstrates excellent personal motivation and encourages others to be motivated and enthusiastic. Shows persistence and overcomes obstacles. Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Decision Making- Must be able to make immediate decisions based on the best interests of the organization, staff, and guests. Decisions are generally related to essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

EXPECTED EVENTS AT ARROWHEAD
  • Arrowhead 5K
  • Chiefs Training Camp
  • Concerts
  • International Soccer
  • Chiefs Kickoff Luncheon
  • Fantasy Football Draft Event
  • College Football

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in event operations/planning
  • 4-year undergraduate degree at an accredited university or college in the field of business, marketing, sports management, facility management, etc
  • Demonstrated knowledge of event industry terminology, facility capabilities, operational procedures, event coordination and event-related services
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Must have good time management skills.
  • Must be able to establish solid relationships with staff and clientele.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office applications, word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation and Internet software.
  • Must be available to work varied days and hours, on weekends and in the summer heat.

*IMPORTANT (COVID-19): 
  • Seasonal will work remotely until start of 2021 NFL season (TBD -- subject to change). 
  • All applicants must be able to successfully complete NFL COVID Vaccination certification. 

EMPLOYMENT TIME FRAME
  • June – February