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House of Blues Assistant General Manager - South Eastern United States in United States

Job Summary:

As we continue to prepare our organization for future growth, we are activating regional postings to gauge interest in our Clubs & Theaters. Through our postings, we will be establishing a relationship and engaging potential candidates to learn more about our business. When a position matching your qualifications opens up within this region, one of our recruiters will happily reach out.

Unity in Diversity

Our team members are as diverse as our music venues. With its owned/operated/managed clubs and theaters, the House of Blues Entertainment portfolio, a division of Live Nation, is wide-ranging, including the legendary Fillmore venues and the intimate House of Blues clubs throughout the United States. House of Blues Entertainment is the country’s preeminent live music venue collection, 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. Founded in 1992, House of Blues clubs are located throughout the United States and form the country’s preeminent group of intimate music venues. Our venues bring fans as close to artists as possible and our aim is to create teams that are just as close.

The Role:

We are currently looking for an Assistant General Manager. The AGM will own full responsibility for all aspects of entertainment venue business operations. This is an exciting opportunity for operations leaders in the Southeastern United States, who are looking to take their career to the next level with the largest global entertainment brand.

What You’ll Need:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a General Manager, Assistant General Manager or Operations Manager in a live entertainment, restaurant or multi-unit hospitality related business; restaurant operations experience is highly preferred

  • Must be willing to relocate

  • State or county required Responsible Alcohol Awareness Training Certification or Equivalent

  • Experience/interest in wines, spirits and Mixology

  • Must have experience in event sales and promotion

  • Requires excellent communication skills, both verbally and written

  • Expertise in profitability analysis and budgeting required

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

  • Ability to perform all job duties and responsibilities

    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 House of Blues/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.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYLive 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 PRACTICESThe 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.

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.