House of Blues Premium Seat Sales Intern- SUMMER 2018 in New York, New York

Job Summary:

The Role:

The Live Nation - New York Premium Seats Sales Department is in search of a highly motivated, organized and most importantly, enthusiastic individual who is interested in working within the very heart of the entertainment industry.

As a Spring intern, you will be involved in various aspects of Premium Seats Sales for New York's flagship amphitheater, Northwell Health at Jones Beach in Wantagh, NY, as well as the new Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn, NY. You will also be assisting with various aspects of Premium Seat Sales at other Live Nation venues and programs in the New York City/Metro area.

The internship is very well-rounded, allowing interns to receive experience in sales, hospitality/customer service, marketing, ticketing, and many other valuable areas within the music industry.

Areas you will be learning about:

  • Digital marketing e-blasts to be sent to our thousands of subscribers

  • Planning and execution of VIP programs throughout New York

  • Brainstorming marketing ideas for our amphitheater programs in New York

  • On-site events and new program additions at our New York venues

  • Sales techniques from seasoned sales directors

  • How to manage and grow the VIP Program’s social media accounts (Instagram, Twitter, etc.)

  • Techniques for prospecting new VIP clients

  • Providing quality customer service to VIP clients

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 NYC office at least once 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

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Live 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 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.

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.