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The Memphis Grizzlies are currently seeking an Operations Manager.

he Operations Manager is responsible for the planning, execution and management of event related functions including; event set-ups, housekeeping, carpentry, painting, staffing/payroll and assisting the Director of Facility Operations with Capital Projects.


  • Manage Conversions and Housekeeping Departments and Carpentry / Painting to ensure event set-ups are correct and maintenance of areas are proper for events
  • Assist Director of Facility Operations on planning and execution of capital projects as assigned
  • Knowledge of various event set-ups to include basketball, concerts, family shows, corporate functions, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of large retractable seating systems including structural components and motor operations, repair and replacement
  • Knowledge of general carpentry and painting practices
  • General knowledge of lighting and sound systems
  • Assist Event Managers and Booking Director – in the design (CAD drawings), set-ups and coordination and changeovers of all events in a timely manner
  • Ensure the life safety and security and well being of all employees, guests and clients in all event set-ups and equipment maintenance at FedExForum
  • Create and manage policies and procedures to ensure the completion of all event set-up requirements and equipment maintenance within FedExForum
  • Communicate with management on the Interaction with appropriate local, state and federal agencies on applicable event services related issues
  • Develop an integrated relationship with other Arena Operations departments, to completely utilize all features of FedExForum
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive workplace safety program, following all OSHA and state regulations
  • Develop and manage staff performance criteria, oversee Conversions hiring process, scheduling and payroll as required.
  • Assist all departments and vendor partners as assigned
  • Provide technical support to events outside of arena complex for other departments and vendor partners as assigned
  • Provide input into the development of capital and operational budgets for Operations Department

To learn more or to apply online, visit the Memphis Grizzlies posting here.

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