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Job listing closed on 14 May 2024
8 May 2024

Conversions Coordinator

🇺🇸 Detroit, MI, USA
Full Time
2+ years exp.


The Lions, much like the city and community they represent, are built on a blue-collar work ethic that values hustle and conviction.

Ford Field, the home of the Lions since 2002 in the heart of Detroit, is part of a vibrant sports and entertainment district featuring all four major professional sports franchises. Ford Field is also home to a dedicated and passionate multi-generational fan base reflective of the innovation, creativity and drive synonymous with Detroit.

Under the leadership of Sheila Hamp, the great granddaughter of Henry Ford, the Lions have ushered in an era of rebirth focused on creating an inclusive and equitable experience for employees, partners and fans. Building off the rich and diverse history of the city, the Lions embrace transparency and value contribution from all areas of the organization. We believe in the power of a pride, and acknowledge winning together takes understanding, acceptance, and teamwork. We believe in our “we” culture and are committed to building a new tradition that Detroit and Michigan can be proud of.

One Pride. For All.

The Conversions Coordinator position is responsible assisting the Director of Facility Services with multiple event conversions & set-ups throughout Ford Field. The Conversions Coordinator will be required to work a varied schedule that will include evenings, late nights, holidays and weekends.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (including, but not limited to):
The Conversions Coordinator position will have daily responsibilities including, without limitation, the following:

  • Set up equipment for various events, including tables, chairs, pipe/drape, inflatables, signage, tensa barrier, staging, and other equipment as necessary
  • Maintain organized inventory and clean work areas to allow for safe, easy access to equipment and efficient event setup
  • Work closely with temporary labor company to schedule and manage labor crew
  • Attend and actively participate in event planning meetings
  • Effectively supervise crew of temporary employees to maximize efficiency
  • Ensure safety is a priority at all times, follow OSHA standards


  • Must be motivated, reliable, and able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Maintain professionalism when communicating with internal and external contacts
  • Must be accurate and efficient with ability to meet deadlines
  • Will adjust work schedule to meet departmental demands
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Will quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action
  • Will adapt to last minute client requests and changes
  • Will accept other responsibilities and duties required by the supervisor consistent with the objectives and essential functions of this position. Such responsibilities shall be incorporated into the position description if they are ongoing.


  • Minimum of two years’ experience in conversions
  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • Ability to complete tasks with limited support
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Exceptional ability to pay attention to detail and follow-up
  • Ability to quickly evaluate alternatives and decide on a plan of action
  • Ability to operate portable radios, telephones, copiers, computers and other equipment associated with the responsibilities of the job
  • Ability to adapt to last minute client requests and changes
  • Ability to walk, sit, climb, crawl, kneel, squat, bend, and extend arms and legs fully
  • Ability to use hands to manipulate and effectively use tools and controls
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to obtain certification for safe operation of forklift
  • Ability to operate a box truck
  • No fear of heights
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and guests
  • Must have the ability to work independently with the ability and willingness to take direction
  • A valid Driver’s License and a good driving record


To apply, please submit a copy of your resume along with a cover letter detailing your interest and related experience to the position.

Due to the high volume or resumes received, we regret that we are unable to update candidates on the status of their application. Those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Please no phone calls or emails.