Full Time Job

Community Engagement Manager, Lollapalooza

Live Nation

Chicago, IL 06-23-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Since 2005, Lollapalooza has been part of the cultural fabric of Chicago, where the music world gathers in Grant Park for a four-day festival each summer. The Community Engagement Manager will work to strengthen the connection between Lollapalooza and Chicago's citizens with a focus on youth engagement, community-based partnerships, programming, and philanthropy. We are seeking an emerging leader who is passionate about the City of Chicago, highly organized, and able to both plan and execute meaningful initiatives.

Responsibilities:
• Develop, lead, and maintain partnerships between community organizations and Lollapalooza
• Identify, evaluate, facilitate, and execute opportunities for specific and lasting initiatives that allow Chicago youth to be part of Lollapalooza each year
• Advance and communicate all needs for on site festival activations and activities and coordinate with event production
• Represent Lollapalooza with community organizations and at events with an eye towards fostering an inclusive and welcoming music festival
• Develop and implement special events that connect Lollapalooza with the Chicago community
• Collaborate with other departments across the company to achieve community engagement goals
• Advise on the development and implementation of Lollapalooza's philanthropic strategy
• Other duties, projects, and events as assigned

Qualifications:
• At least three years of work experience in the Chicago non-profit, business, entertainment and/or sports sectors
• Relationships and working knowledge of Chicago Public Schools, the Chicago Park District, DCASE, and local non-profit organizations (e.g., After School Matters) is preferred
• Strong relationship building skills and ability to thrive within a rapidly changing environment
• Experience developing and implementing processes to track and measure program impact is preferred
• Project coordination skills, including ability to plan, adhere to timelines, and be responsive to deadlines
• Solid computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint)
• Proven leadership during events (management of multiple personalities; quick responses to changing circumstances; mature judgment)
• Spanish language proficiency strongly preferred
• Ability to travel and work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends

C3 Core Competencies:
• Demonstrate integrity in the way you operate in day-to-day business and the way you deal with people
• Communicate effectively with various audiences by organizing and delivering information appropriately and listening actively to others
• Proactively seek solutions to problems. Be enthusiastic and energetic in your approach to your job. Commit to putting in extra effort with a positive attitude.
• Be flexible in handling change, able to juggle multiple demands, and adaptable to new situations with fresh ideas or innovative approaches
• Stay composed, confident, optimistic, and in problem-solving mode when the going gets tough
• Possess the skills needed to perform your job well, paying close attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk3e4p-18-205-192-201-42 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.