People-focused. Purpose-driven.

At the San Diego Convention Center, you’ll find a fun, exciting, and supportive environment where you can reach your full potential. Become part of an award-winning team, hosting major events that benefit the entire San Diego region.

SDCC will invest in you and your future. Advance your career—apply today!

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Work Exciting Events

Dynamic Environment

Every day is new and different. You will have an important role to play in hosting more than 100 events annually, ranging from world-famous Comic-Con to life-changing science and medical conventions. 

Our friendly and diverse team has a reputation for excellence—and fun! Employee activities include an annual holiday party and community events we support as a team, such as the San Diego Pride Parade.

Work Exciting Events: Comic-Con brings the biggest names in the entertainment industry, and many thousands of fans, to San Diego.
Build a Career: Convention Center Employees show off the award given to them by the San Diego Regional Task Force on Homelessness for their work during Operation Shelter to Home.
Build a Career

Opportunities for Advancement

We believe in you and your potential. SDCC is a place where you can learn, grow, and succeed. 

Offering continuous training and professional development, we frequently promote staff within our organization to leadership roles. Several members of our leadership team started their careers as entry-level employees here.

Invest in Your Future

Valuable Compensation Package

Build and prepare for a financially secure future through our company-sponsored retirement programs, including 457 & 403(b) plans and a generous employer contribution program. 

Additional benefits for full-time employees include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans; PTO (21 days paid vacation/sick time); 11 paid holidays; FSA for health care and dependent care expenses; and more!

Invest in Your Future: With great upward mobility, starting a career at the Convention Center is an excellent way to invest in your future.
Healthy Eating: San Diego Convention Center staff can enjoy free meals at Tides Café every day.
Eating Healthy

Free Meals Every Day

Enjoy free meals at our onsite employee café, Tides. With a variety of fresh items for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this benefit is available to all full-time and part-time SDCC employees.

Love Where You Work

Location, Location, Location!

Located on the San Diego Bay and steps from the Gaslamp Quarter and Petco Park, SDCC is at the center of it all! 

The MTS Trolley stops directly in front of our building at the Convention Center station and the COASTER Commuter Rail stops within walking distance at Santa Fe Depot.

Love Where You Work: The Convention Center’s bayside views include the gorgeous Rady Shell concert venue and multiple marinas.

In-House Partners

Several additional organizations operate within our building and provide services at events. They handle their own hiring directly. 

  • Sodexo Live!: Our exclusive food & beverage partner
  • ON Site: Our AV and rigging partner
  • Smart City: Our technology and wireless services partner
  • FedEx: Our business solutions partner
  • Digital Conventions: Our digital signage partner 

Many event organizers will contract directly with companies and local professionals to work on their events held at the Convention Center. These professionals include decorators, freight movers, electricians, stagehands, contract security, event personnel staffing and many more types of work. 

Contact the hiring organizations directly; the Convention Center does not manage hiring for these positions.

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  • San Diego Convention Center
    111 W Harbor Drive
    San Diego, CA 92101
  • 619.525.5000