The Director of Booking is a senior member of the booking and scheduling staff for Columbus Arenas Sports & Entertainment (CASE) and Business Advancement events. Primary contact for all facility usage requests, maintains and distributes the booking calendar to both internal and external clients as needed and resolves any calendar conflicts. Acts as liaison between the assigned event manager and clients/promoters producing events at CASE or Business Advancement facilities, including The Schottenstein Center, Nationwide Arena, Ohio Stadium, or any other venue in Central Ohio CASE or Business Advancement is involved in managing or producing events. Ensures that all booking systems, policies, and general communication with all parties involved are accurate, clear, and consistent. Conducts event settlements, assists with flash reports, assists with event and revenue strategies, produces event proformas, and assists in new event creation. Provides administrative support as well as project-based support for their direct supervisor. Must be able to work flexible hours including: evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Considerable experience booking/presenting live entertainment required. Experience in event management, ticketing, performance contracts & riders, and show settlement procedures. Experience with student internship/work programs, and student programming desired. Negotiation experience required. Experience with computer systems/programs desired.
Applications will be accepted from Saturday, April 13 - Sunday, April 28, 2019. All interested candidates must complete an on-line application for position requisition #448259 at https://www.jobsatosu.com/. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 448259
About Jerome Schottenstein Center at The Ohio State University
The Jerome Schottenstein Center – home of the Ohio State Buckeyes is a multi-use entertainment venue. The flexible facility hosts a wide variety of events including concerts, family shows, ice shows, NBA exhibition games, corporate meetings and more.
Schottenstein Center capacities and seating configurations can be customized by event. The lower-bowl alone can be configured specifically for shows with capacities from 3,000 to 7,000. The full arena can seat up to 20,000 depending on stage and production set-up. An elaborate curtaining system with a number of section breaks transforms the venue providing an intimate experience for guests and artists.