Intern - Venue IT

Live Nation

Toronto, ON 01-22-2024
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
As the world's leading live entertainment company, we are privileged to work with artists to bring their creativity to life on stages around the world. Whether it's two hours at a packed club, or an entire weekend of sets at a festival, a live show does more than entertain. It can uplift, inspire, and create a memory that lasts a lifetime. Bringing 40,000 shows and 100+ festivals to life and selling 500 million tickets per year is a massive undertaking, made possible by our 44,000 employees worldwide. These events make it possible to build partnerships and connect over 900 brands with the 86 million fans that attend Live Nation events each year. For additional information, visit 

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!

Internship Summary:

This is an IT focused internship position located in downtown Toronto at Budweiser Stage until October 2023. On a less frequent basis, it may require travel to other Live Nation Canada venue locations within Toronto. The intern is our technical resource and part of a centralized help desk; implementing solutions with equipment and data as well as resolving technical issues and consistently providing top-notch customer service!

This position requires flexibility with scheduling; ability to accommodate onsite event support and after-hours office support on evening and weekends is required.

Learning Objectives:
• Develop an in-depth understanding of all the technology used and that is required in music and live events
• Gain experience troubleshooting various tech nology including but not limited to switches, APs, POS, point to point setups, scanners etc.
• Learn and collaborate with the venue operations, network engineering, project management and venue applications team

Role & Responsibilities:
• Provide onsite IT troubleshooting assistance as needed to venue administrative, operations and production staff.
• Identify, track and help to resolve persistent issues, and ensure venue technology problems, issues, or needs are reported to appropriate remote support or service delivery teams, following established escalation procedures.
• Provide proactive ''day of show'' IT event support and onsite assistance to tour production by ensuring there are no outstanding IT hardware/software issues with point of sale or access control technologies prior to gates opening for fans
• Help establish good communication with all teams in the venue to ensure issues are being reported on a timely manner
• Assist with deployment, inventory management, and maintenance of onsite IT equipment including POS terminals
• Develop, demonstrate, and leverage a comprehensive understanding of venue network connectivity and deployed technologies.
• Assist with the extension of existing venue IT infrastructure or implementation of new infrastructure to support special events such as festivals or private events.
• Participate as needed with seasonal IT preparation and validation, as well as shutdown and winterization.

Skills & Experience:
• Experience with and in-depth knowledge of Apple iOS, MS Windows, and network technologies is preferred
• An avid interest in learning about the music industry and the impact of technology in this industry
• Proven ability to listen, understand and communicate effectively
• Self-motivated, capable of independent reasoning and troubleshooting
• A creative thinker and self-starter with a winning attitude
• Must be a reliable and dependable team player with ability to work independently and under little supervision
• This position requires flexibility with scheduling; including the ability to accommodate evening and weekend on-call shifts, holidays, as well as extended hours for events and summer festivals. Availability to consistently provide event support is a requirement of this role. (Note: Shifts may change to meet business needs).

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Please note that this is a full-time position with a minimum commitment of 37.5 hours per week.

Applicants for employment in Canada must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Sitting for extended periods of time at a computer station or work desk; stands and walks throughout the day; occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.; uses hands and fingers to operate computers and office equipment for up to 8 hours each day; lifts up to 10 pounds regularly; exposed to typical office environment conditions and noise levels.

Employment Equity

Live Nation Canada strongly supports

This job description is a summary of duties that are expected to be performed. Duties outlined on this job description may not be all-inclusive, and can be modified at any time if requested by management.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3qb2n-44-200-77-92-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Live Nation

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.