Sep 1, 2022
Sep 1, 2022


ATLANTA - September 1, 2022  – The Atlanta Hawks and State Farm Arena announced today that they will host an inaugural ‘Interview Day’ with openings for hundreds of part-time positions on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. Taking place at the award-winning venue, hiring managers from the arena conversion, food and beverage, guest experience, housekeeping, security, Hawks retail,  ticket box office, flight crew and uniform management departments will be on site to interview job seekers. Candidates seeking employment will also learn about the Hawks’ ‘True To You’ culture through an interactive, one-of-a-kind interview experience.


The part-time job openings will offer a minimum starting salary of $16 per hour. These jobs will also offer benefits that include access to discounted medical services, five paid major holidays, paid training and development and scholarship opportunities. New team members can also expect to receive bonuses for time, attendance and performance during their service.


“At Interview Day, we aspire to interview and hire local talent to join the team that brings world class experiences to life for our guests’ at State Farm Arena,” said Camye Mackey, Hawks and State Farm Arena Executive Vice President and Chief People, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer. “We take pride in offering our employees the chance to grow and reach their full potential, and we attribute that to our inclusive and innovative culture.”


A festival, located in the arena bowl will include an immersive and engaging candidate experience to display the company’s S.M.I.L.E (Southern Hospitality, Make A Moment, Individuals Matter, Listen And Learn and Empowerment) service culture, featuring food trucks, a players’ lounge, photo opportunities, wellness stations, Hawks department showcases, and interactive games and prizes.


“Our focus is always on providing outstanding experiences at State Farm Arena for fans, concertgoers and most importantly, our team members,” said Brett Stefansson, Hawks Executive Vice President and General Manager of State Farm Arena. “Through our Interview Day, we hope to give candidates a memorable experience that encourages them to provide the same experience for our guests.”


On site will be Emory Healthcare, the official team healthcare provider for the Hawks, who will have clinicians available to talk to candidates about the importance of developing positive health habits, provide blood pressure checks and distribute educational materials.


Job seekers interested in future employment opportunities with the Hawks and State Farm Arena and interested in participating in Interview Day can learn more at Hawks.com/InterviewDay.


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Committed to entertaining and uniting the city of Atlanta since 1968, the Atlanta Hawks & State Farm Arena, under the leadership of Principal Owners Tony Ressler and Jami Gertz, continue to build bridges through basketball by following its True to Atlanta mantra. On the court, the Hawks’ exciting young core is led by All-Star point guard Trae Young as the organization received the NBA’s top ranking in overall in-game experience for the last two seasons. Off the court, the Hawks organization focuses on positively impacting the lives of Atlantans through providing access to youth basketball, fighting food insecurity, and the recent transformation of State Farm Arena into Georgia’s largest-ever voting precinct for the 2020 elections. The Hawks family also includes the College Park Skyhawks (NBA G League) and Hawks Talon Gaming Club (NBA 2K League). Atlanta Hawks Membership, which includes your seat for every home game for the 2022-23 regular season, is on sale now at www.hawks.com/membership or by calling 866-715-1500. For more information on the Hawks, log on to www.hawks.com or follow us on social media @ATLHawks.



Home to the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club, the award-winning State Farm Arena opened its doors in October 2018 following the 2nd largest renovation in NBA history. Inspired by the fans, State Farm Arena is a next-generation venue focused on experience, service and entertainment. With the NBA’s third-largest center-hung scoreboard and an immersive video experience, fan-friendly food pricing and premium restaurant options, Topgolf Swing Suites and celebrity-inspired spaces accessible to every fan, the downtown Atlanta arena stakes its claim as the city’s best sports and live entertainment venue. Named Pollstar’s 2020 Best New Concert Venue, State Farm Arena consistently ranks among the top 10 concert and event venues in the world by and hosts nearly 200 events and nearly 2 million guests annually. For more information on State Farm Arena, log on to www.statefarmarena.com today or follow us on Twitter @StateFarmArena.


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