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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Supply Chain / Logistics
Logistics Manager
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Job Description

Job Summary:

Who are we?

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 over 27 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Artist Nation is the world's top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling over 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

HOB Entertainment, a division of Live Nation Entertainment, offers exceptional club venues nationwide. House of Blues Venues provide several genres of live music, from Rock, Hip Hop, Country, Rock en Español, Blues, Jazz, Reggae and Pop. House of Blues venues are also known for their southern-style cuisine, juke-joint inspired atmosphere and the World Famous Gospel Brunch.

House of Blues opened its doors on Thanksgiving Day in 1992, serving its first meal to the local shelters. Since opening, House of Blues has been committed to giving back to the community through the International House of Blues Foundation.

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 Role:

* Responsible for the coordination and execution of all events contracted by the Sales Department.


I. Essential Functions

* Coordinate all aspects of operational set-up and break down of events (equipment needs, rental needs, and station set-up)
* Assists with Production department all aspects needed for an event
* Liaison between client and House of Blues Team Members throughout Event.
* Executes admission tickets and retail requests for Special Events
* Verbally communicate in a calm, positive demeanor, during the course of the function with the kitchen, service, beverage, as well as the guest host to ensure timely execution of events, quality of service and adherence to all applicable federal, state and local safety & health regulations and HOB standards.
* Must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific HOB standard)
* Conduct Event Pre-Shift with Operations Managers and communicate event specifics at Team Member Pre-Shift
* Assures seamless transition for Client from Sales Department to Operations Manager during Event
* Handle all aspects of the Special Event once the special event order (SEO) has been distributed
* Maintain files in proper order after the special event order has been distributed.
* Client interaction; conducts site inspections and walk through with clients as requested by SM / DOS
* Assist Sales Manager(s) as requested with special needs by the client
* Conduct meetings such as the SEO Meeting and Production Meeting
* Due to the nature of the hospitality industry; you may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the venue.

II. Accounting Functions

* Verify Deposit / Payments tracking schedules with Sales Manager
* Proper execution and completion of all post event paperwork: Party Recap Sheet, Captain's Report and Receipts
* Responsible for proper settlement or payment on night of event with client and entering billing information into Micros system to generate a final guest check
* Manage staff hours to ensure we are not exceeding our budget

III. Staff Functions

* Train all staff with regards to the proper techniques and etiquette for service
* Assist the staff and captains with the execution of events according to the event order and HOB standards
* Produce weekly banquet summary for all events - includes number of team members and their time to be scheduled and verify staffing was handled by Operations Managers.
* Oversee attendance according to schedules, adjust and reassign server stations, as necessary, in order to provide quality service during functions.

IV. Inventory Functions

* Maintain and order all Linen inventory & cleaning
* Order equipment, maintain inventory / par levels & report deficiencies to DOS
* Order all specialty items as sold by Sales Manager and upsell to client as opportunity arises
* Ensures equipment rentals for SE are ordered and returned to vendors
* Obtain permits as needed

V. Specific Job Knowledge, Skill and Ability

* Must have comprehensive knowledge of food and beverage preparations, service standards, guest relations and etiquette
* Knowledge of all appropriate table settings and etiquette
* Working knowledge of fine dining, strong food and wine knowledge and sequence of service (specific to Foundation Rooms).
* Basic Mathematical skills
* Ability to operate various food and beverage equipment present at a functions

In addition to the performance of essential job functions the Logistics Manager will be evaluated on the following leadership qualities:

* Working Relationship
* Judgment / Accountability
* Quality / Accuracy of Work
* Dependability / Reliability
* Communication (Written and Verbal)
* Initiative
* Development (self and subordinate)
* Manageability
* Reaching profit margins for enhancements sold

Competencies and Skills Required:

Competency Title


Analysis and Decision Making

Basic MS Office Skills

Building Trust

Basic managerial finance

Interpersonal Skills

SMS & ACT Systems

Planning and Organization

Basic food knowledge


Wine and liquor knowledge

Action Orientation

Building Partnerships

Follow Up


Job Qualifications:


* (State or County Licensee or Certification Requirement)/ Responsible Alcohol Awareness Training Certification or Equivalent
* High School Diploma
* Working knowledge of Restaurant & Music Hall Operations; event planning, food preparation & presentation, menu planning, food costing, computers (word processing, database spreadsheets)
* Entry level knowledge of legal and HR issues with regards to the hospitality industry (federal, state, and local law regarding liquor, labor and health code regulations) POS systems
* Exhibits positive attitudes; excellent written and verbal communication; high level of organizational and follow-through skills; communicates assertively; maintains personal integrity
* Ability to handle various projects at one time make good decisions; delegates; follow up; communicate with staff and guests in a positive manner
* Tolerance of all cultures, music and art forms


* College diploma
* Minimum of two years management experience in sales / marketing / catering; public speaking experience a plus

Physical Work Requirements:

* Physical activities include walking, talking, seeing, hearing, pushing, balancing, stooping, crouching, kneeling, handling. Ability to walk and stand for long period of time
* Ability to lift and carry objects up to 35 pounds
* Ability to work in a very fast paced environment with considerable noise and interruptions. Must be able to change activity frequently.

If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply online at http://www.livenation.com/careers/index.html 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.


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.


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.


Live Nation, Inc. is a live music company. The Company owns, operates more than 155 venues, including House of Blues music venues and prestigious locations, such as The Fillmore in San Francisco, Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre in New York and London's Wembley Arena. In addition, it also produces, promotes or hosts theatrical, specialized motor sports and other live entertainment events. During the year ended December 31, 2007, Live Nation, Inc. connected over 64 million fans, including over 45 million live music fans, with their favourite performers at approximately 28,000 events in 18 countries around the world. Live Nation operates in five business segments: North American Music, International Music, Global Artists, Global Digital and Global Theatre. In January 2008, the Company announced that the divestiture of substantially all of the remainder of its North American theatrical business to Key Brand Entertainment.