Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.
Summary This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of concert and event tour merchandise sales worldwide. This includes preparing budgets and forecasts for potential new clients, including independent research. This position works closely with all LNM departments including Creative, A&R, Production, Online, and Finance, as well as day-to-day relations with management and artist in an A&R Role. Position requires a 24\/7 work ethic due to the nature of the worldwide touring business and an extremely high level of organization and attention to details.Responsibilities: Day-to-day contact with road manager in order to:Prepare budgets and forecast for potential tours and actual tours and order merchandiseCoordinate shipment of said merchandise to the roadCoordination of travel and transportation arrangements, negotiations with venues and handling of tour fundsEstablish working relationships with various artists’ managers. Liaise between the artist management office and LNM A\/R reps as well as the LNM road staffAssist in the creation of new product lines, act as a direct link between artists, their management and the Creative Services DepartmentManage and maintain Tour Department equipment, credit card machines, radios, etcAssist Accounting and Human Resources departments with any problems that develop related to the Tour Department\/Road Merchandise ManagersManage \/ supervise Road Merchandise ManagersManage Tour and company inventory in the most efficient manner to maximize profitability for clients and LNMManage, Negotiate, oversee all international touring with LNM companies in UK and Australia as well as directly with our foreign partnersCollaborate, support manage product line and inventory with Web & A&R staffQualifications: Knowledge of current trends relating to pop culture and entertainment industries, as well as knowledge of current and past music artistsUnderstand the logistics & aspects involved in managing toursThorough understanding of travel and shipping in major cities around the globeFamiliarity with multiple types of concert venuesPrevious music industry experience preferredWell organized, proactive, and ability to handle multiple tasks under strict deadlinesExcellent organizational skills with attention to detailAbility to flourish in a dynamic, changing environmentAbility to make timely decisions, anticipate problems and provide creative solutionsAbility to travel and work and weekendsAbility to lead and manageAbility to utilize computer software programs such as: Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Filemaker Pro, FMS, FoxPro, MacOS Netscape Navigator, Lotus Notes, R&R Report Writer, WWW, Synchronics, TMS and social mediaPossess some form or Merchandise Road experienceHigh level of written and verbal communication skillsAble to effectively manage\/prioritize various projects at the same time while also being able to complete them in a timely manner on an ongoing processAbility to multitask under high-pressure situationsAbility to understand instructions quicklyAbility to complete tasks on time within a deadline driven environmentAbility to follow through on projectsBe willing to learn and accept new responsibilitiesDetail orientedMust be dependable and reliable with a proven track record of excellent attendanceAbility to interact professionally with vendors, clients and guestsTeam playerDiscretion and confidentiality is essential
Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.
Website : http://www.livenation.com
Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five ecommerce sites, with a database of over 119 million fans who visit our sites. Live Nation Concerts produces 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Artist Nation is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 200 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 250 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms.