Employment Opportunities

Budweiser Gardens is managed by Spectra Venue Management, a subsidiary of Comcast Spectacor, and is a leader in sports/entertainment and facility management. Spectra Venue Management is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience and desire to contribute to the continued success of our organization.

Comcast-Spectacor is an equal opportunity employer and our employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, handicap, marital status or any other status or condition protected by Federal and/or State/Provincial laws, except where bona fide occupational qualifications apply.

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Group Sales Manager

Job Title: Group Sales Manager
Reports to: Vice President of Group Sales

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing all aspects of the sales, marketing and solicitation of new business opportunities for selected family shows, sporting events, concerts and other events offering Group Sales and all dinner and pre-show packaging.
  • Responsible for contributing to the continued development and creation of new revenue streams for the Group Sales Department at Budweiser Gardens.
  • Manage all aspects of the Group Sales department’s event campaigns including letters of agreement, sales plans, collateral creation, website, salesforce campaigns, outbound and inbound call management, seat holds, settlement and day of event execution.
  • Liaise and negotiate with promoters on all aspects of Group Sales for events utilizing our venue services.
  • Responsible for prospecting for new business and managing and developing an existing client base of accounts. This involves utilizing Salesforce and conducting an aggressive outbound and in person sales campaign throughout the year.
  • Creation and management of dinner/pre event packages and events within events to provide quality products and services and maximize revenue generating opportunities.
  • Manage ticketing for dinner packages, pre-event packages and group orders for Budweiser Gardens events.
  • Manage in conjunction with VP of Group Sales the development and implementation of the revenue and expense budget for the Group Sales department at Budweiser Gardens.
  • Annually create and implement a proactive summer project plan that supports our company goals to create new revenue streams, maximize the customer experience and streamline operations
  • Manage weekly sales reports
  • Manage Group Sales pages on the website
  • Responsible for recruiting and leading interns
  • Manage all aspects of departmental customer service
  • Event day responsibilities as required to include evenings and weekends
  • Work seamlessly with other departments participating in venue initiatives
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business management, sports management, business administration or other related field
  • 3+years of sales and event experience, preferably in sports/entertainment
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership, organizational and computer skills required
  • Ability to travel as required, car owner
  • Willingness to work the hours necessary to meet sales goals (evenings and weekends)
  • Photoshop, Microsoft Office suite (excel, word, powerpoint)

To apply for this position, please click HERE 

SPECTRA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER.

Chief Operator & Special Projects Manager

Job Title: Chief Operator & Special Projects Manager
Reports to: Director of Operations


Overview

This position is based at the Budweiser Gardens.  Budweiser Gardens opened in October of 2002 with a seating capacity of 9,090 for hockey and ice events and over 10, 000 for concerts, family shows, and other events.  Our venue not only strives to meet the needs of the community through diverse programming, it also stands as a landmark of city civic pride and community accessibility, promoting a sense of vibrancy and culture while also providing a wide range of public sports and entertainment.  You can learn more about our venue HERE

Spectra, an industry leader in sports, entertainment and venue management, is dedicated to recruiting and developing individuals with the skills, experience, desire, and values to contribute to the continued growth and success of our organization.  Together, with our 250+ sports & entertainment venue partners, we transform events into experiences! These experiences create excitement, turn heads, and make memories.  Come Join Us!  You can learn more about Spectra at www.spectraexperiences.com/

Responsibilities

  • Perform ice rink preparation and maintenance
  • Maintain a high quality ice sheet for team games and practices
  • Operate the Cimco 6000E and Metasys in an efficient manner
  • Operate building systems in order to satisfy event and customer requirements
  • Build and maintain a working relationship with team coaching staff.
  • Keep and record maintenance, inspection and repair records
  • Supervise and schedule part time staff including ice crew for games
  • Oversee work by outside contractors on building, physical systems or its equipment               
  • Assist Operations Manager, Changeover Manager, Event Manager and Audio/Visual Technician with projects as requested
  • Adhere to all Spectra Venue Management Policies and Procedures
  • Ensure staff complies with the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Ensure TSSA rules and regulations are followed
  • Work with Director of Operations on special projects as requested
  • Develop RFQ and RFP’s for upcoming projects
  • Work with Director of Operations to complete Operating reports as requested.
  • Identify upcoming building maintenance through the Capital Repair Fund and update Capital Repair Fund annually.       

Qualifications

  • Must hold a “B” Class Operator Certificate by the Ontario TSSA.
  • Must have a minimum 5 years’ experience in ice rink maintenance
  • O.R.F.A. Certified Ice Technician designation preferred
  • Must have working knowledge of Cimco 6000E and HVAC Metasys programs.
  • Experience with Frick Screw compressors an asset
  • Ability to maintain the buildings environmental, mechanical and electrical systems is essential.  
  • Ability to work flexible and demanding hours including nights, evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Experience in supervising, hiring and training of part time staff is essential.
  • Experience with RO Systems
  • Experience with Level Ice Laser Leveling and Fast Ice Systems

To apply for this position, please click HERE

SPECTRA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT EMPLOYER.