Event Manager

KeyBank Center

Full Time
KeyBank Center
Buffalo, NY

Job Details

Position Summary:

Determines and provides for lessee needs and conveys all aspects of the event to building personnel and event staff. Manages the resources of the building as it pertains to the event.

Core Responsibilities:

  • 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.

  • Coordinate, schedule and direct contract and event support personnel including ushers, medical staff, stagehands.

  • 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.

  • 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 Qualifications:

  • A four year degree from an accredited college or university.

  • Two 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”

 Please note:  This job is not scheduled to start until at least January 2018.


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