House of Blues Marketing Manager - Live Nation Comedy Division in Beverly Hills, California

Job Summary:

Unity in Diversity

Our team members are as diverse as our music venues. With its owned/operated/managed clubs and theaters, the House of Blues Entertainment portfolio, a division of Live Nation, is wide-ranging, including the legendary Fillmore venues and the intimate House of Blues clubs throughout the United States. House of Blues Entertainment is the country’s preeminent live music venue collection, featuring superior sound and lighting technology in one-of-a-kind custom-designed environments aimed to bring fans and artists together in unparalleled musical environments.

Our mission is to create a profitable and principled global entertainment company. To celebrate the diversity and brotherhood of world culture. To promote racial and spiritual harmony through love, peace, truth, righteousness and non-violence. Founded in 1992, House of Blues clubs are located throughout the United States and form the country’s preeminent group of intimate music venues. Our venues bring fans as close to artists as possible and our aim is to create teams that are just as close.

The Role:

Live Nation Comedy is looking for an energetic and strategic marketer to join the national marketing team in Los Angeles. In this role, you will be responsible and accountable for the success of assigned Comedy tours and shows.

What You’ll Need:

  • 4 years of experience in marketing/public relations/project management; comedy and/or other entertainment company experience preferred

  • Marketing/Communications or related degree highly preferred

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Work well in a team environment

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to recognize and define problems, collect information, establish facts and implement innovative solutions; often on a short timeline

  • Entertainment industry experience preferred.

  • Strong computer skills in MS Office: word processing, spreadsheets, etc.

  • Proficiency in Photoshop or InDesign a plus, but not required.

  • Interest in comedy & pop culture

  • Willing and able to work long hours and weekends

    What You’ll Do:

  • Oversee marketing, promotions and public relations for various comedy touring properties

  • Create, develop, implement and execute strategic marketing plans for individual shows and tours

  • Negotiate and place print, online, radio and TV buys—both local and national

  • Develop contests and incentives with media and promotional partners

  • Conduct market research to find efficient ways to market shows

  • Create and execute social media marketing campaigns, including building and managing Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts

  • Establish/implement wide range of promotions using radio, print, TV, flyaway sweepstakes and online

  • Work with artist publicists to solicit national and local media outlets for press coverage

  • Build and exploit online/database resources

  • Cultivate key professional relationships with agents, managers, public relations agencies and artists.

  • Maintain relationships with local and venue marketers & box offices

  • Coordinate the development of creative assets: radio spots, TV spots, print artwork, online banners, e-cards, etc.

  • Work with venue box offices to confirm and set up on-sales/pre-sales and check ticket audits for accuracy

  • Review show listings on livenation.com, ticketmaster.com, and venue websites to ensure proper billing, and functionality

  • Manage national and local marketing budgets for tour to achieve business objectives

  • Review event invoices for accuracy and approve for payment

  • Work with accounting department to ensure invoices are paid in a timely manner and inquire about anything outstanding

Our Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation and bonus plans

  • Professional career development

  • Additional benefits

If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply online at http://www.livenation.com/careers/index.html to join the House of Blues/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 OPPORTUNITYLive 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 PRACTICESThe 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.

About Us

Named us as one of the Top 40 North American companies in attracting and keeping top talent by LinkedIn, Live Nation is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing, and we offer a world of opportunity. Our Ticketmaster team doesn't just embrace new technology, we develop ground-breaking software and applications to support our world-leading ticketing platform. Our mix of legendary and brand new venues and restaurants, including the House of Blues, offer an array of hospitality careers. And our unparalleled roster of artists are supported by diverse professionals in all facets of finance, marketing and other corporate operations.

Generous vacation, healthcare and retirement benefits are just the foundation of supporting our full-time, global workforce of more than 10,000. We offer continuing professional development in addition to tuition reimbursement. We also provide paid time off to bond with a new child (plus a bonus to help with expenses); paid time off to care for a sick child and to volunteer for causes that are important to you. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to concerts, festivals, sports games and other events through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.

There is no bigger stage for your career. See what your future looks like at Live Nation Entertainment.