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House of Blues Festival Producer in Beverly Hills, California

Job Summary:

WHO ARE WE?

Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next generation special effects, our events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction. The quality of the Headliner experience is our top priority.

Throughout our 26-year history, Insomniac has produced almost 600 festivals, concerts and club nights for over 5 million attendees in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New York, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom, with expansions into Brazil, Japan, China. Insomniac’s premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the largest multi-day music festival in North America, and attracted more than 420,000 fans over three days in June 2018.

The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella, and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993.

WHO ARE YOU?

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

THE ROLE

The Festival Producer takes a key leadership role in the planning and execution of assigned festivals. The show Producer partners with the Promoter to create the vision of the brand and manage the team that is responsible for bringing the event to life. This position reports to the VP, Festival Operations and Experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES

EVENT CONCEPTS

  • Partner with the Festival Promoter to lead the festival team to produce the highest quality festivals in the industry

  • Responsible to ensure adequate planning and execution of all on-site production operations, staffing including: security, health & safety, box office, traffic, parking, cleaning, sanitation, VIP/Skydeck, artist compound and transportation

  • Partner with CAD designer to create festival layout

  • Create agenda and lead team in weekly Production & Operations meeting for assigned festivals

VENDOR RELATIONS & BUDGET MANAGEMENT

  • Develop cost effective budgets by obtaining best valued vendor bids and negotiations

  • Partner with Promoter and finance lead to create budget and then manage all production related department heads with planning and spending per budget

  • Partner with local agencies in planning phase and throughout event and coordinate group all agency meetings to include these agencies and key operational leads from Insomniac

  • Serve as main point of contact for venue

TECHNICAL NEEDS

  • Issue festival org chart and confirmation sheet with project manager

  • Manage event capacities and ensure safety and comfort of headliners are always considered while also creating best possible experience

  • Ensure on-site staff are adequately prepared for emergencies

SITE OPERATIONS

  • Oversee and ensure special permits are handled for each event

  • Assign Pressure Point Managers for key headliner facing points to ensure best experience

  • Create and issue the Festival Operations & Emergency Action Plan

  • Ensure all on-site structures meet Insomniac safety standards

  • Some travel will be required (economy)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years’ experience in live event planning and producing

  • Proven ability to manage teams for planning and building large-scale events or music festivals

  • Proven ability to develop and execute staff training sessions

  • Sterling reputation for excellence in the required role with at least five top notch references

  • Proficiency in spreadsheets

  • Must be motivated with an “Everything is possible” attitude.

  • Must be an active problem solver, instilled with a sense of urgency for projects large and small.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally

  • Must be able to tolerate loud noise levels & busy environments

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and requests against multiple tight deadlines and timelines at once

  • May work in drastic temperature climates

  • Must be willing to work during evening and weekend hours, as required, to meet deadlines

  • Position will expose candidate to sensitive company information and so must maintain strict confidentiality

  • Must exercise utmost discretion in dealing with staff, vendors and business associates in dealing with sensitive matters

Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization, which does not require sponsorship by Insomniac for a visa.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYInsomniac 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.

Insomniac recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Insomniac 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

Recognized three years in a row by Great Place to Work® and named one of People Magazine’s top 50 Companies that Care, Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.

We recognize that our most important assets are our employees, the rock stars who keep the live experience going. Generous vacation, healthcare, and retirement benefits are just some of the great perks we offer to support our global workforce of more than 38,000. For any stage in your career, our many unique benefit programs are designed to help you live life to the fullest. We offer student loan repayment to support recent grads, six months of paid caregiver leave to support new parents, perks like Roadie Babies (bring your little ones & a caretaker along with you on work trips) and Music @ Home (stipend to cultivate your little ones’ music interest), and tuition reimbursement to fuel your ongoing professional development. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to free concerts, festivals, sports games, and more through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.

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

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