Job Title: Coordinator, Events
Department: Fifth Third Arena
Reports to: Manager, Events
# Direct Reports: PT Employees – (5-10 PT Event Attendants)
What It’s Like Working Here:
The Fifth Third Arena, Blackhawk Community Ice Rink, LLC., located just two blocks south of the United Center, promotes a fun, engaging, fast-paced and collaborative atmosphere while promoting a welcoming environment for members of the community, customers and employees. Our commitment to curating an environment where all individuals feel empowered to bring their best self to work each day can be seen throughout our organization. Whether you are a job seeker looking to join the organization, a current member of our amazing team, or someone looking to help support our mission, our goal is the same – to reimagine the potential of hockey through memorable, inclusive experiences.
The Fifth Third Arena is not only the practice home of the Chicago Blackhawks, but also a community rink that hosts youth teams, high school hockey clubs, adult leagues, public skating, community programs and more on the ice. Off the ice, the facility boasts a variety of off-ice spaces to host parties, events, or corporate outings. The rink is always “buzzing” with lots of energy and activity!
What You’ll Do:
Fifth Third Arena is seeking a outgoing and highly motivated individual to join our organization as a Coordinator of Events. This position will oversee all event planning and execution at the Fifth Third Arena, including birthday parties, field trips, special events, corporate outings, private facility rentals, off-ice space bookings, and other rentals/events. This position will be empowered to grow the event business and exceed customer expectations during event execution. Candidates should have a passion for event planning/execution and be motivated by results driven success.
The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced role where attention to detail, organization, customer service, and effective communication are all vital attributes. The ideal candidate will multitask managing multiple events/clients simultaneously while overseeing part time event staff.
How You’ll Contribute:
What You Bring to the Table:
The Fifth Third Arena, Blackhawk Community Ice Rink, LLC, first opened its doors in November 2017 with a focus on ensuring the Chicago Blackhawks’ needs were met through equipment storage space, training rooms, a player’s lounge, weight room, two NHL-size ice rinks, and many other state-of-the-art amenities. The Fifth Third Arena Team is also passionately dedicated to giving back to the local community by providing access to multipurpose rooms, event spaces, program registrations, and drop-In admissions.
Furthering the Chicago Blackhawks mission to Reimagine the Potential of Hockey, the Fifth Third Arena is home year-round to hockey players of all ages and skill levels. They host annual Summer Hockey Camps, Learn to Skate lessons, Adult/Youth/AA Hockey Clubs, Rat Hockey, and many other options to make the Fifth Third Arena a one stop shop for every current OR future hockey player in Chicago.
The Fifth Third Arena, Blackhawk Community Ice Rink, LLC, is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, religion or religious creed, color, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, local law, ordinance, or regulation and will not be discriminated against on these bases.