Oilers Entertainment Group (OEG) delivers North America’s leading sports and entertainment experiences to connect our fans to their passions. Located in the heart of the ICE District, OEG owns the 5-time Stanley Cup Champion Edmonton Oilers, the WHL’s three-time Memorial Cup Champion Edmonton Oil Kings, and the AHL’s Bakersfield Condors. OEG operates Rogers Place, North America’s premier and most technologically advanced sports and entertainment venue. The 18,647 seat, $480 million arena is among the most technologically enabled sports facilities in North America as well as the first LEED Silver-certified NHL Facility in Canada.

Our vision is to be a Global Leader in Sports & Entertainment. Together, we inspire our fans by connecting them to their passions, which is ours as well! We play hard as a team, and with devoted integrity towards our common purpose. We have commitments to innovation and growth, combined with performance excellence that ensures a fair return on investment. We develop our people to be leaders in our industry, and we invest in our communities. Through our world class talent, we strive to WIN. ON and OFF the ICE.

Avid Operator

We are seeking a part-time Avid Operator to join OEG’s Event Presentation team. In this role, you will be responsible for cutting highlight packages, editing day-of segments and content management. The successful candidate will be a life-long learner and have an aptitude for, and interest in, turning around requests in a quickly and professional manor. This person will thrive as part of a tight-knit group and is not shy to support the team through various Live Events, happening mainly on evenings and weekends. This person will have a strong understanding of Avid and the NEXIS video management systems, while also having a keen eye on telling stories with their editing.

Your Focus in This Role

  • Ensures all requested day-of video segments are finished and delivered before they are needed.

  • Working with voice-over talent for capturing and ensuring quality control.

  • Properly tags all highlights to ensure proper archiving and easy searching for future projects.

  • Collaborates with the rest of the Game Presentation group to always improve on the show.

Does this sound like you?

  • You have a keen eye for detail.

  • You have an ability to think under pressure in a fast-paced live environment.

  • You are a life-long learner and have an aptitude for, and interest in, learning new equipment, systems, and workflows.

  • You are a creative thinker with problem-solving abilities.

  • You are a good team player and excel in a collaborative team environment.

Preferred Technical Skills

  • Avid Media Composer and Avid Nexis video management systems

  • Additional knowledge in Abobe Premier Pro

  • Image creation tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects

  • Basic IT and networking skills (including FTP protocols)

  • Computer hardware and software troubleshooting

  • Good Hockey and Sports IQ

  • Microsoft Office productivity tools

Education & Experience

  • Graduation from a post-secondary institution with a diploma in digital video production.

  • One to three years’ experience in a related position within the industry.

  • Ability to work on evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Next Steps

Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Those moving forward in the process will be contacted by a member of our team. Our organization is committed to being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We require the successful applicant to disclose their vaccination status and provide proof of their full COVID-19 vaccination.