Employment Opportunities

Managed by SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development, both Chesapeake Energy Arena and neighboring Cox Convention Center offer exciting and challenging career opportunities for dedicated, customer service oriented candidates. We accept applications and resumes for posted positions only.

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SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


Catering and Concessions Career Fair

Looking for a job with flexible hours and the chance to work at Concerts and NBA basketball games?  Come out to the Budweiser Brewhouse, located inside of the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Thursday, June 1, 2017 from 2pm-6pm for our Career Fair.

We're looking for Cooks, Catering Attendants, Concessions Bartenders, Concession Beertenders, and Concession Supervisors. We will be conducting same day interviews and hiring on the spot!

Please enter through the Thunder main entrance, on the Southwest side of the building.

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and Protected Veterans to apply.

Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, may contact(405) 602-8500.



How to Apply

Submit resumes and cover letters to:
Human Resources
Cox Convention Center/Chesapeake Energy Arena
1 Myriad Gardens
Oklahoma City, OK 73102-9219
Fax: 405.605.8037
Email: hrsmg@coxconventioncenter.com
No phone calls please.

Download an Application

Candidates interested in employment with the Cox Convention Center must complete an application. Applications may be submitted by email, fax, mail or in person at the SMG office in the far northeast lobby of the Cox Convention Center Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Download Application (pdf)

Due to the high volume of applications, we cannot respond to calls to check on applications, or contact all applicants individually. You will be contacted if there is interest in your application.


As an equal opportunity employer and government contractor, we are obligated by Federal regulations to monitor our employment practices to ensure nondiscrimination, measure the effectiveness of our affirmative action program and produce required reports. To assist in this process, you are invited to complete this questionnaire which will be greatly appreciated. You are NOT required by law to provide the information requested. If you elect to provide the data, it will be detached from your application, be kept confidential, and used only in accordance with government regulations and Affirmative Action Policy. Refusal to provide this data will not adversely affect consideration for employment. You may return your applications and confidential questionnaire to hrsmg@coxconventioncenter.com or fax to 405-605-8037.

Download the questionnaire (PDF)

Oklahoma City Thunder

For information regarding career opportunities with the Oklahoma City Thunder, please visit www.nba.com/thunder or www.nba.com/careers.