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Special Super Bowl Edition


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We have a Super Bowl!


Houston will be hosting Super Bowl LI. Since the announcement, downtown Houston has seen major construction projects brought to the forefront in order to capitalize on the massive exposure and potential revenue the Super Bowl brings. New hotels have been built, along with reconstruction of the George R. Brown Convention Center, and the completion of the light-rail extension. Although the festivities will last only a couple of weeks, Houston will benefit from all these projects for years to come.



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Thouch Down




It's October, and the temperature is about to start falling along with the leaves on the trees. It also means that football is back!

This season, the Super Bowl, will be played in Houston and the city will be gearing up for the influx of people from around the world. Past Super Bowls have generated hundreds of millions of dollars in economic impact, and Houston needs to be ready.


Ear On The Ground

Keep an eye out and an ear on the ground for openings in the following industries. They will all be directly affected by the number of incoming tourists. 


Tourists have to use transportation in order to get to Houston and move around. We can expect to see an increase in rentals, taxis, and car services. From parking valets to limousine drivers. Also, let's not forget Metro, which has opened up two new light-rail lines.


Tourists will need a place to stay, a place to eat, and also places to go out and party leading up to the big game. Restaurants, hotels, bars, and clubs will all expect a huge boost in customers and many will need extra help.

Art, Entertainment, and Recreation

Visitors will take in all the sights Houston has to offer as well as world class entertainment. The George R. Brown Convention Center and Discovery Green will be hosting NFL week which will expect a huge amount of foot traffic. Keep an eye out for vendors needing more workers.

Event Planning

Houston can expect all kinds of events all around the city during Super Bowl Week. There will be an huge demand for workers with specialties in event coordination and planning. Bartenders, decorators, caterers will all be needed. One example, S.A.F.E. Management is looking NOW to hire and train personnel for unarmed event security positions.

** Keep In Mind **

Many of these openings will be temporary and may not include w-2 deductions.


** Hotels & Hot Jobs **

Hospitality will be the key in planning any event of this scale. Compared to the last time Houston hosted the Super Bowl, available hotel rooms have almost doubled from 44,000 in 2004 to 84,000 today. 

With all the expected visitors coming to the city, hotels will staff their operations to meet the demand.

  Marriott Houston Houston is the newest city to carry the Marriott Marquis designation. Located Downtown Houston next to the George R Brown Convention Center and Discovery Green. This hotel will be in huge demand for people wanting to be as close to the festivities as possible. The Marriott Marquis is currently looking to staff up in multiple positions. WIT Job Posting #3424186

Sheraton Houston West is looking to hire a room attendant, front desk agent, bartender (TABC certified), hospitality attendant, and cook. Each position and the applicant's experience will determine the pay.  Candidates must pass a drug screen and background check. Sheraton considers convictions on a case-by-case basis. WIT Job Posting #3428733

Sonesta International Hotels Corp is currently hiring a director of sales. The right candidate will lead the sales effort of the hotel to ensure that the hotel achieves its revenue goals; implements successful sales strategies and action plans; and that results are monitored and achieved. This position serves as Director of Sales and Marketing in his/her absence. 

Aramark Aramark is currently looking to hire positions at NRG Stadium. There's no better way to be part of all the festivities than to be at the stadium during the big game.


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WIT Job Posting #

 Club Level- In Seat Server


Club Level Bartender


Concessions Chef




Retail Shift Supervisor



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Houston, We've Got the Talent!


Did you know that there are currently 17,564 active job-seekers in WIT identified as having experience in Hospitality Services with an average of 4 years of experience? Where else can you find a talent pool like that? NOWHERE!  

We have the talent.  We have the resources. Best of all - we have the heart!  



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