House of Blues Venue Sales Intern in Chicago, Illinois

Job Summary:

Who are we?

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 30,000 shows and 95+ 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 900 brands with the 86 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

Who are you?

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

The Role:

The Chicago Venue Sales Department is in search of a highly motivated, organized and most importantly, enthusiastic individual who is interested in learning about the very heart of the entertainment industry! As an intern, you will be provided with the opportunity to learn about various aspects of the VIP program for the following venues: Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, Huntington Bank Pavilion, Alpine Valley Music Theatre, and Aragon Ballroom.

This internship will include exposure to the following:

  • Marketing and Advertising for VIP program

  • Recruitment of new VIP clients

  • How to provide quality customer service to VIP clients

  • How to use the internet to research and prospect potential clients

  • Digital marketing e-blasts and the program’s social media platforms

  • Day of show event preparation

  • Participating at onsite VIP operations on show days

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to receive academic credit from your college or university prior to starting assignment

  • A degree in Entertainment/Sales or related field is preferred

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Must be able to commit to a minimum work schedule of 12 hours per week and a maximum of 30 hours per week with some availability to work evenings, weekends and holidays are required

  • Must be able to work in our Chicago office at least three times a week and help out on-site at concerts if necessary

  • Detail-oriented

  • The ability to multi-task efficiently on a daily basis

  • Must be eager to learn and proactive with new tasks - creativity is a must!

  • The ability to conduct yourself in a professional matter at all times

This is a great internship opportunity in the Entertainment field. We are currently searching for a student in a qualifying program to fill this internship position for the fall. This internship will be based in our Live Nation office in Chicago, IL as well as onsite at our concert venues. In addition, having reliable transportation to go to and from our venues is required.

This internship is for college credit and runs from September until early December. It is a non-paid position with flexible hours to reflect the need of your college credit requirements. We prefer a minimum of 12 hours per week and flexibility with class schedule - in order to get the most out of this learning experience, must be able to participate in show days which include weekends.

If the above description sounds like you and fits your background, apply online at www.livenationentertainment.com/careers to join the Live Nation Entertainment team today!

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

Named us as one of the Top 40 North American companies in attracting and keeping top talent by LinkedIn, Live Nation is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing, and we offer a world of opportunity. Our Ticketmaster team doesn't just embrace new technology, we develop ground-breaking software and applications to support our world-leading ticketing platform. Our mix of legendary and brand new venues and restaurants, including the House of Blues, offer an array of hospitality careers. And our unparalleled roster of artists are supported by diverse professionals in all facets of finance, marketing and other corporate operations.

Generous vacation, healthcare and retirement benefits are just the foundation of supporting our full-time, global workforce of more than 10,000. We offer continuing professional development in addition to tuition reimbursement. We also provide paid time off to bond with a new child (plus a bonus to help with expenses); paid time off to care for a sick child and to volunteer for causes that are important to you. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to concerts, festivals, sports games and other events through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.

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