Pacers Sports & Entertainment has an opening for an intern pursuing a degree in Event Management or Hospitality. This position will report directly to the Sr. Events Coordinator and is responsible for assisting with projects for the Utility Set-up, Conversion, and Housekeeping departments. This position will be required to work long and unusual hours at times based on the event schedule and the requirements of the show/event including evenings, weekends, late nights (3rd shift) and/or early mornings.
The candidate filling this position must have excellent organization and communication skills:
Participate and assist in the planning, coordination, and implementation of meetings and events at Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Assist the Event Production staff by producing weekly meeting sheets that are distributed company wide
Act as the Event Coordinator during assigned events
Assist the Event Production staff with administrative needs (i.e. scheduling meetings, generating instruction sheets, filing documents, etc.)
Assist the Event Production staff with game day responsibilities
Assist promoter and clients to ensure smooth event operations
Assist the Event Production staff with placing vendor orders
Assist event patrons to ensure they have an enjoyable experience
Assist other Facilities Operations divisions as needed – Utility Set-up, Changeover, etc.
Any other duties as assigned
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Willing and able to work a flexible schedule
Ability to work on projects independently and to maintain confidential information
Excellent written and verbal skills, as well as ability to multi-task and prioritize
Maintain a professional image at all times
Excellent communication skills with both internal and external staff
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
An undergraduate student who is majoring in Event Management, Hospitality or Sport Management. Must have a proven track record which shows excellent organization, follow-up, communication, project management and inter-personal skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with all types of clients, co-workers, and the general public. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret instructions and reports. Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Clients, Customers, and the general public. Ability to communicate effectively under pressure and when working under a deadline.
Knowledge to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as making change, analyzing costs, figuring statistics and making area measurements.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret directions.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to:
Move heavy objects
Use 10 key calculator
Work very long and unusual hours
Be exposed to loud noises
Employee should have knowledge of Outlook, Excel, Windows, and Microsoft Word.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the office work environment is usually moderate.
The noise level in the Fieldhouse/game environment is usually loud.
The stress level may become high during certain times of the year.
Approximately 40 hours per week.
Fall: Early September – December
Spring: Early January – Early May
Summer: Late May – Early August
WHAT TO EXPECT:
This position is a paid internship requiring students to receive college credit. The internship takes place in Indianapolis, Indiana and any relocation/moving expenses are the responsibility of the intern. First round interviews will be conducted via phone so please provide an accurate phone number on your resume.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.