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Senior Event Manager - KeyBank Center (Buffalo · NY)

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Event Management: Event Operations/Management

Core Responsibilities


  • Serve as event manager / point of contact for major arena events
  • Assist in compiling and tracking operational and event expenses.
  • Ensure bi-weekly scheduling & payroll for Ushers and Event Supervisors.
  • Assist in hiring & training Event Managers.
  • Work with lessees to complete CAD diagrams for events.
  • Coordinate, schedule and direct contract and event support personnel including ushers, event supervisors, medical staff & stagehands.
  • Prepare detailed outlines and instructions for events as required, based on lessee needs, and distribute information to the appropriate building personnel and event staff.
  • Recommend staffing levels based on lessee needs for all event staff including security, ushers, medical staff, stagehands, etc.
  • Provide financial reports and estimates.
  • Assure that facility set-ups are in accordance with lessee agreements and needs, safety, fire and health codes and procedures.
  • Provide direction and direct supervision to all event staff members.
  • Identify and recommend capex projects.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure in a variety of situations.
  • Perform such other duties as requested or required.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all information and issues worked with.
  • May assist in various project work as necessary.
  • Maintain a professional attitude and appearance at all times.
  • Perform other related duties and tasks as assigned or as become evident


Minimum Qualification


  • A four year degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Five years event management experience in a public assembly facility.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated proficiency with computer software pertinent to the job.
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be able to walk, stand, speak and move quickly about the building in emergent situations
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs





Western New York Arena, LLC retains the right to change this job description at any time. “WNYA, LLC IS AN EOE”

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