OPERATIONS & EVENTS ASSOCIATE

  • Full Time
  • Chicago
  • December 1, 2021

Nederlander National Markets

NEDERLANDER NATIONAL MARKETS –OPERATIONS & EVENTS ASSOCIATE

Nederlander National Markets, based in Chicago, one of the largest presenters of Broadway series and engagements across North America, seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual with arts management experience to serve as Operations and Events Associate.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Operations & Events Associate

REPORTING TO: Vice President of Operations and Operations Manager

JOB PURPOSE: To assist the Vice President of Operations and Operations Manager in administration of business-related matters essential to the operations of the Broadway series we present in 20+ markets across the country.

The ideal candidate would be a motivated and enthusiastic individual with excellent organizational and communication skills, a passion for utilizing all available technologies, or comfort in recommending alternatives, to help manage workflow, and a desire for creating and sustaining a productive, comfortable, and inclusive environment for our diverse workforce. Organization, attention to detail, and a willingness to learn are key skills in this newly developed position for our Chicago office.  Ability to pivot and refocus attention is essential.

KEY SKILLS

NNM seeks a forward-thinking, detail oriented and highly organized individual to manage the business operations in this fast paced, entertainment environment.  Ideal skills include working knowledge of ticketing, production, settlements, contracts, and insurance.  Workload varies at different intervals throughout the presenting season.  Candidate should have a strong background in Office products and have a keen interest in developing systems for managing the workload in the best manner possible. Business-related travel will be required as part of this position.  Working after hours, on the weekends and possibly during holidays should be expected during the touring season.

BREAKDOWN OF KEY DUTIES

Some of the key duties include: communication of show details to venues; overseeing show details from start to finish; tracking ticket sales; understanding the marketing of shows; familiarity with ticket set-ups and audits; coordination with local sponsors; reviewing and editing show Contracts; creating settlement documents for on-site representatives.   This position is based in our North Michigan Avenue office; the chosen candidate must have proof of COVID-19 vaccination by his/her/their starting date.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
•     Administrative skills, including knowledge of MS packages (Word, Excel & Outlook)

•     Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including effective listening and negotiating abilities.

•     Ability to manage multiple projects in multiple markets and to prioritize a varied workload to meet deadlines.

•     Experience with multiple ticketing systems is a plus.

•     2-4 years of Theatrical Event Management, Production and/or Ticketing desired.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Range $40,000-45,000 + employer paid health insurance and other employer provided benefits

The Nederlander Organization and Nederlander National Markets are committed to a workplace where everyone is free from bias, prejudice, discrimination, and harassment.  The organization strives to ensure a welcoming work environment where everyone belongs and is valued, encouraged & respected for their unique contributions.  We are focused on building a culture that acknowledges and values Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome all to apply.

Instructions to Apply:

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter via email to careers@nederlandernatlmkts.com or mail to the address below. No phone calls, please.  Please include “OPERATIONS AND EVENTS ASSOCIATE” in subject line and include where you saw the job posting in your cover letter/email.  No phone calls, please. 

Nederlander National Markets
Attn: CAREERS
980 N Michigan, Suite 1590
Chicago, IL 60611

To apply for this job email your details to careers@nederlandernatlmkts.com

Pay Rate/Range*: Range $40,000-45,000 + employer paid health insurance and other employer provided benefits