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Production Manager

  • Full Time
  • London, UK
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Competitive
  • Closes December 16, 2022

LiveNation Live Nation

Company: Live Nation
Department: Live Nation UK Production
Location: Farringdon, London and Touring
Reports to: VP International Production
Working Hours: Full time


Role Description
Primarily to co-ordinate and manage the production aspects of all shows promoted by Live Nation, Metropolis and the wider group of companies working within the Live Nation group under the instruction of the production directors. Shows will be at club, theatre, arena and stadium level as well as any ‘special events’ that fall outside of a traditional venue setting.

The role will manage all production aspects in advance of on sale, through to completion and thus ensuring the tours are delivered to the highest level for the Company, the Artist, the Promoter and the General Public.

Other key aspects include updating and the refreshing of internal venue information, H&S paperwork and resource information is also a key part of this job. The development of on-sale databases, plans and manifests for future reference for Production, Promoting and Ticketing departments within Live Nation.

This role also involves liaising with Artist representatives/management as well as other company departments (promotions / ticketing / marketing / sponsorship / accounting) to ensure that individual department objectives are met, as well as the Artists, and delivered on a tour-by-tour basis. There will also be a requirement for the candidate to frequently travel with prominent tours as a Live Nation representative.

In addition, and as a by-product; delivering a successful and profitable venture for all parties will thus ensure the maximum benefit to the ticket buying public. This ensures repeat business for the Artist and the continuation of Live Nation as leader in this field.

 

Who you are

Competencies / Skills / Knowledge / Experience

Essential

  • A management level of production industry experience.
  • The ability to work to absolute deadlines under extreme pressure.
  • Ability to find logistical/cost effective solutions within restrictive timeframes.
  • Ability to multitask/execute tasks in both a proficient and efficient manner.
  • A proficient level of accountancy /management in producing production budgets.
  • Willingness to regularly travel as an integral part of the role
  • Efficient management of all production, tour and venue personnel when on a tour.
  • Communication/interpersonal/ integrating skills are a must.

Desirable

  • In-depth knowledge of the music industry at a variety of levels is good to have.
  • IT Skills, especially a knowledge of AutoCAD is useful.
  • Knowledge of a variety of box office reporting systems, especially Ticketmaster.
  • Knowledge and management of Health and Safety, in accordance with current law and statutes.
  • Experience of working on concerts across Europe

What the role includes

  • The effective and efficient overseeing of all Live Nation UK on-sales, ensuring the correct Production and technical info is given to the respective venues in advance of on sale.
  • Develop and further Live Nation’s venue information on file.
  • Develop a database for all arena level show set ups and manifest options.
  • Assist Promoters with budgetary questions and production logistics prior to on sales.
  • The development and implementation of Artist riders both technically and contractually.
  • To assist freelance reps with any questions or information they are looking for across their shows.
  • Ascertaining the most cost-effective quotations from a range of suppliers, in turn, reducing overall budgeted overheads, thus increasing Artist and Live Nations profitability.
  • The effective execution and delivery of all Promoter/Artist requirements in accordance with calculated budgets.
  • To ensure efficient lines of communication between Artist Production Manager/Tour Manager/Tour Accountant and Live Nation and its varied departments.
  • To maximise, through liaison with the Artists production, the maximum saleable capacity at on sale, thus increasing the box office gross and Artist/Live Nation monetary potential.
  • Management of event personnel, resulting in the successful integration of all departments contracted to the event/tour.
  • Assist senior members of the production department with the advancing and execution of large scale Stadium/out-door events.

Equal Opportunities
We are passionate and committed to our people and go beyond the rhetoric of diversity and inclusion.  You will be working in an inclusive environment and be encouraged to bring your whole self to work.  We will do all that we can to help you successfully balance your work and home life.  As a growing business we will encourage you to develop your professional and personal aspirations, enjoy new experiences, and learn from the talented people you will be working with.  It’s talent that matters to us and we encourage applications from people irrespective of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or caring responsibilities.

The Company
Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide.  Live Nation Concerts is the largest provider of live entertainment in the world promoting more than 40,000 shows and 100+ festivals annually for nearly 4,000 artists in over 40 countries. These businesses allow Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to create strategic music marketing programs that connect over 1,000 brands with the 98 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visit livenationentertainment.com