General Manager, Varsity Theater

Live Nation, INC Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary:

Unity in Diversity

Our team members are as diverse as our music venues. With its owned/operated/managed venues, Live Nation Clubs and Theaters, a division of Live Nation Entertainment, is wide-ranging, including the legendary Fillmore venues and the intimate House of Blues clubs throughout the United States. Live Nation Clubs and Theaters is the country's preeminent group of intimate music venues, 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. Our venues bring fans as close to artists as possible and our aim is to create teams that are just as close.

Who are you?

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

The Role:

The General Manager is responsible for all aspects of entertainment venue business operations.

What You Need:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a general manager or operations manager in a hospitality related business; restaurant operations experience is highly preferred

  • Responsible Alcohol Awareness Training Certification or Equivalent

  • Experience/interest in wines, spirits, and Mixology

  • Must have extensive background in event sales and promotion

  • Ability to perform all job duties and responsibilities

  • Requires excellent communication skills, both verbally and written

  • Must have expertise in profitability analysis and budgeting

  • Exhibits strong problem-solving skills in long term and immediate situations

What You'll Do:

  • Facilitates proper communication and organization in the venue, as well as to and from Home Office

  • Provides overall leadership and support for all staff and management by creating the appropriate culture and character of the venue through his/her own personal and professional conduct

  • Manages physical plant/facility to ensure proper maintenance and repair

  • Maintains food & beverage budget through inventory management, pricing and process improvement and proper training of staff

  • Works closely with local, state and governmental organizations in maintaining highest standards or health, sanitation and cleanliness in food and beverage areas

  • Maintains positive talent relations by developing a solid understanding of the music industry, to ensure that artists and industry representatives have positive experiences in the venue

  • Ensures that all events are executed properly, to the client's satisfaction

  • Promotes positive employee relations including effective delegation of duties and fostering high staff morale

  • Provides leadership and direction resulting in employee retention

  • Identifies, develops and retains high potential Team Members to build business bench strength

  • Creates and maintains framework for strong interdepartmental communication to effectively implement cross promotional goals and objectives

  • Fosters and maintains community and partner relations that will further the interests of the company and venue

  • Creates very positive guest relations/experiences in a manner that portrays an energetic, sympathetic image of the venue

  • Analyzes demographics of the market and looks for opportunities to increase markets; works with marketing, special events and promotions staff to create internal, external promotions

  • Reviews all special events contracts for profitability and feasibility for execution; ensures that all special events are executed to Live Nation Standards

  • Participate in preparing annual budgets, in conjunction with executive leadership team and Home Office support team members

  • Participate in developing long and short-term plans for revenue growth and cost control measures

  • Ensure systems and processes are in place for all cost controls/inventories

  • Develops new revenue streams including programming, F&B promotions, talent, and retail

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 Live Nation Clubs and Theaters 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.


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General Manager, Varsity Theater

Live Nation, INC