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General Manager - Albany Civic Center

Company: Spectra
Location: Albany
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Oak View Group is a sports and entertainment company engaged in a wide variety of activities, including arena development, facility management, arena and stadium alliance, sponsorships and partnerships, security services, publications, conferences, and consulting. The company, privately held, is headquartered in Los Angeles, California with offices throughout the world. -The General Manager is responsible for the efficient, professional and profitable operation of the assigned OVG360 venue. - -In addition to managing the day to day business operations, the General Manager solicits new sources of revenue, both on and off the venue property. Responsible for overall management, promotion, and operation of the facility, including construction, purchasing, policy administration, booking, marketing, finance, food and beverage, box office, advertising, security, production, maintenance, and related operations for an Arena/Complex. This position is responsible for the development, coordination and management of all aspects and strategies for the arena's entertainment events. - -

  • Arrange for and otherwise book Events at the venue, develop and maintain relationships with reputable promoters, local market contacts, agents and talent affiliates to attract concerts, shows, entertainment events, etc.
  • Administration of specific plans and programs prescribed by corporate directives, to include: HR, Sales and Marketing, quality assurance, energy efficiency, safety/emergency procedures, crowd control and crisis management practices, or other areas as needed.
  • Generate for client/corporate in a timely manner financial and other reports detailing the arena activities.
  • Prepare a proposed annual Operating Budget and submit such proposed budget to client/corporate.
  • Oversee day to day operations, ensuring technical and staff resource needs for all events, oversees plans for allocating those resources, and successfully manages their efficient implementation.
  • Insure all agreements made regarding the Arena Facility are in compliance with the contract, state and federal law.
  • Provide final approval for all contracts and agreement.
  • Attend conferences and trade association meetings.
    • Bachelor's degree or better from an accredited college or university in Business/Hospitality Management or related field.
    • Minimum of five (5) years management experience in an Arena, Convention Center, Hotel or other similar public assembly facility
    • The ability to research, develop and maintain relationships with artist agents, artist management as well as local, regional and national promoters.
    • Proven leadership skills
    • Demonstrated knowledge of event solicitation and presentation, public relations, advertising and media relations and event planning, facility operations, budget preparation and personnel management
    • Ability to apply conflict resolution and problem-solving skills in a team-oriented environment
    • Ability to express ideas clearly through both oral and written communication
    • Superior Sales and Marketing skills
    • Knowledge of budget preparation and control
    • Considerable knowledge of safety regulations and other federal, state or local laws and regulations
    • Effectively work under pressure and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to communicate with employees, co-workers, volunteers, management staff and guests in a clear, professional and courteous manner which fosters a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment.
    • Ability to make sound business/operations decisions quickly and under pressure.
    • Ability to speak, read, and write in English.
    • Solid working knowledge of computer applications: Microsoft office, POS systems, timekeeping systems.
    • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced, event-driven environment.
    • Possess a thorough working knowledge of all existing concessions and premium services locations: geographical location, equipment, evacuation procedures, adjacent employee and guest areas, and facility access.
    • Possess valid Food Handlers certificate and Alcohol Service Permit if required by state or local government.
    • Possess thorough working knowledge of all applicable sanitation requirements, food preparation guidelines, alcohol service policies, safety standards, etc. pertaining to Spectra and venue concession and premium services operations.
    • Ability to calculate basic and complex math functions (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages).
    • Ability to handle cash accurately and responsibly.
    • Ability to consistently adhere to the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, ethics and confidentiality.
    • Ability to work independently with little direction.At OVG, we understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence. Our success is rooted in creating environments that reflect and celebrate the diverse communities in which we operate and serve, and this is the reason we are committed to amplifying voices from all different backgrounds.We are committed to ensuring all our buildings and office locations are the safest in the world for artists, teams, employees, and fans. Based on recent encouraging trends in the U.S. and Canada. We highly encourage our employees to continue to get vaccinate and boosted against COVID-19. - -Should circumstances change, we may need to reinstate vaccination requirements, in whole or in part, to safeguard the health of our employees, guests, performers, athletes, and partners.Oak View Group is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis ("protected class") including, but not limited to veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Spectra, Albany , General Manager - Albany Civic Center, Executive , Albany, Georgia

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