Venue Sales Intern- Fall 2019
Chicago, IL
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Job Description

Job Summary:

Who are we?

Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. Ticketmaster is the global event ticketing leader with over 465 million tickets sold and more than 12,500 clients in 22 countries. Live Nation Concerts has become the single largest provider of live entertainment in the world producing over 25,500 shows annually for over 3,300 artists in 37 countries. Artist Nation Management is one of the world's leading artist management companies, representing more than 350 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to deliver music marketing programs across 900 brands enabling advertisers to tap into the 63 million fans Live Nation Entertainment delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

Who are you?

Passionate and motivated. Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. At Live Nation Entertainment, our people embrace these qualities, so if this sounds like you then please read on!

The Internship:

The Chicago Venue Sales Department is in search of a highly motivated, organized and most importantly, enthusiastic individual who is interested in learning about the very heart of the entertainment industry! As an intern, you will be provided with the opportunity to learn about various aspects of the VIP program for the following venues: Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Huntington Bank Pavilion, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, Aragon Ballroom.

This internship will include exposure to the following:

  • Day of show event preparation
  • Participating at onsite VIP operations on show days
  • Marketing and Advertising for VIP program
  • Recruitment of new VIP clients
  • How to provide quality customer service to VIP clients
  • Digital marketing e-blasts and the program's social media platforms

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to receive academic credit from your college or university prior to starting assignment
  • A degree in Entertainment/Sales or related field is preferred
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum work schedule of 12 hours per week and a maximum of 30 hours per week with availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays are required
  • Must have a reliable car to use for transportation to venues - public transit can be used for office days
  • Must be able to work in our downtown Chicago office and help out on-site at concerts
  • Positive attitude
  • Computer proficiency: Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Well versed in social media i.e. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.
  • Detail-oriented
  • The ability to multi-task efficiently on a daily basis
  • Must be eager to learn and proactive with new tasks - creativity is a must!
  • The ability to conduct yourself in a professional matter at all times

This is a great internship opportunity in the Entertainment field. We are currently searching for a student in a qualifying program to fill this internship position for the fall. This internship will be based in our Live Nation office in Chicago, IL as well as onsite at our concert venues. In addition, having reliable transportation to go to and from our venues is required.

This internship is for college credit and runs from August until early December. It is a non-paid position with flexible hours to reflect the need of your college credit requirements. We prefer a minimum of 12 hours per week and flexibility with class schedule - in order to get the most out of this learning experience, must be able to participate in show days which include weekends.

Job Requirements:

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply online at www.livenation.com/careers to join the Live Nation Entertainment team today!

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Live Nation Entertainment strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

HIRING PRACTICES

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Live Nation Entertainment recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Live Nation Entertainment may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, Internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms

Job Type Internship