Vice President Of Live Events And Entertainment

Univision Communications Inc. Miami , FL 33196

Posted 1 week ago

REQUISITION ID

req3044

POSTING DATE
3/7/2019

JOB TITLE

Vice President of Live Events and Entertainment

LOCATION

Miami, FL

BUSINESS UNIT

Local Media

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Director/VP of Live Events and Entertainment at Univision Radio/Uforia will be responsible for developing and executing a live events strategy to drive new revenue opportunities for Univision Radio and Uforia. The Director/VP will work closely with other division leaders including market presidents/GM's, programming, sales, digital content and business development in executing such strategy. This position will focus on revenue generation and be ROI driven, the live event leads is a dependable, highly efficient, and reliable problem-solver who is comfortable navigating new and / or time-sensitive situations and exercises discretion related to confidential materials and company information. This role requires a high level of attention to detail, deep financial analytical skills, prompt and clear communication skills, analytical problem-solving ability, and an orientation toward execution.

The head of live events and entertainment will have P&L responsibility for the events business and will be the primary point person between Univision radio and external stakeholders including venues managers, third party event promoters and production services and vendors. He/she will review event P&L, seek efficiencies and negotiate across a broad list of vendors and service providers. The head of live events and entertainment will also ensure that the brand attributes of Uforia are kept in check as the live event strategy is executed.

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee Uforia concert series P&L, and concert series execution. This includes oversight of event P&L, production managers, and existing agreements with third patty co-promoters.

  • Responsible for developing and implementing live events business initiatives by ensuring successful planning, execution & roll-out to accelerate growth and efficiencies of existing and new live event concepts.

  • Responsible for synthesizing large amounts of information to transform them into insights to share with the team, conducting ad hoc relevant analysis and manage business planning, including operations, goals setting and monitoring and budgeting.

  • Implement short and long-term programs and processes to optimize department work flow.

  • Organize and facilitate meetings as necessary (e.g., creating agendas, taking notes and action items, drafting correspondence, and following up to see action items through to completion).

  • Serve as a liaison to cross-functional groups across the entire company

  • Compile, author, and edit briefing materials and build presentations as requested

  • Identify and negotiate co-promotion partnerships to execute on a live events strategy to drive new revenue and brand building efforts for the Uforia brand.

  • Drive creative development of initiatives in coordination with key content partners

  • Build a world-class Live Events team, of internal and external team members and build a culture of discipline and rigor and with direct management of a cross-functional team across category/marketing, creative and product

  • Partner with legal and Business Affairs to ensure appropriate rights management across the portfolio of events.

  • Manage current partnerships and vendors to ensure quality execution

KEY INTERNAL STAKEHOLDERS:

  • Senior corporate leaders

  • Talent and industry relations leads

  • Radio programming leads

  • Sales leaders

  • Digital content leaders

  • Artist managers

  • Music artists and celebrities

KEY EXTERNAL STAKEHOLDERS:

  • Technical vendors

  • Venue managers

  • Union leaders

  • Artists production managers

  • Police, Fire marshal and security leaders

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Required Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 7+ years of live event production or venue management

  • Experience in building or leading content teams

  • Solid knowledge of live event production budgeting process, a must

  • Solid understand ticket scaling strategies

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Spanish and English

  • Proficient budgeting and P&L analysis skills

  • Comfortable to work collaboratively, and lead cross-functional teams.

  • Passion for live event production, and Latin music a must.

  • Poses a deep emotional connection and knowledge of the live Latin music and entertainment market

  • Expertise in established business software application (Power point, Excel, Word)

  • Self-motivated and highly proactive

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or Advanced degree in in event production or venue management or equivalent experience

  • Previous experience working in a supervisory capacity

  • Must be a team builder and a team player.

  • Experienced vendor review and selection experience

  • Ability to keep calm under pressure

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Highly organized

  • Ability to work on multiple projects at a time

  • Ability to work under time constraints.

  • Requires knowledge of the Hispanic community and traditions

  • Prior experience in motivating, supervising staff

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be willing to work from office in Miami, FL

  • Employment/education will be verified

  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States

Please apply on our Univision Careers Webpage:

http://corporate.univision.com/corporate/careers/

About Univision Communications Inc.

Univision is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The company's broadcast assets include Univision Network, one of the top television networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast network in the country; UniMs, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network; and Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 64 television stations and 58 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. Univision Cable Networks consists of Univision Deportes Network (UDN), the most-watched Spanish-language sports cable network in the U.S.; Galavisin, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language entertainment cable network; Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to telenovelas; ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news; and an additional suite of cable offerings De Pelcula, De Pelcula Clsico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit. Univision's cable portfolio also includes FUSION TV, an English-language news and lifestyle cable network; an investment in El Rey Network, a general entertainment English-language cable network. The company also owns and operates several premier digital destinations including Univision Now, a direct-to-consumer, on-demand and live streaming subscription service; Univision.com, the most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics; and Uforia, a digital music application featuring multimedia music content. The company's assets also include the digital brands associated with the Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion.

Univision es la principal empresa de medios de comunicacin al servicio de la comunidad hispana en Estados Unidos. Las propiedades de difusin de la compaa incluyen Univision, una de las principales cadenas en EE. UU., independientemente de idioma, y la cadena de seal abierta en espaol de mayor sintona en el pas; UniMs, una destacada cadena de seal abierta en espaol, y Medios Locales de Univision, que es propietaria u opera 64 estaciones de televisin y 58 emisoras de radio en los principales mercados hispanos de EE. UU. y Puerto Rico. Univision Cable Networks consta de Univision Deportes Network (UDN), la cadena deportiva por cable en espaol de mayor sintona de EE. UU.; Galavisin, la cadena de entretenimiento por cable en espaol de mayor sintona en EE. UU., Univision tlnovelas, una cadena por cable en espaol que trasmite 24 horas al da y se dedica a telenovelas; ForoTV, una cadena por cable en espaol que trasmite las 24 horas del da y se dedica a noticias internacionales, y un conjunto adicional de ofrecimientos por cable: De Pelcula, De Pelcula Clsico, Bandamax, Ritmoson y Telehit. Adems, la cartera en cable de Univision incluye FUSION TV, una cadena por cable de noticias y estilo de vida en ingls, as como la participacin en El Rey Network, una cadena por cable de entretenimiento general en ingls. La compaa tambin es propietaria y opera varios destacados destinos digitales, incluidos Univision NOW, un servicio directo al consumidor de suscripcin a streaming en vivo a solicitud; Univision.com, el sitio de internet en espaol ms visitado por los hispanos de EE. UU., y Uforia, una aplicacin digital con contenido musical en medios mltiples. Entre las propiedades de la compaa tambin se encuentran marcas digitales asociadas a Gizmodo Media Group y The Onion.

For more information, please visit www.Univision.net.

Univision is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled


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Vice President Of Live Events And Entertainment

Univision Communications Inc.