Full Time Job

Venue Sustainability Coordinator

Live Nation

Auburn, WA 07-09-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Role:

The White River Amphitheatre in Auburn, WA is seeking a Venue Sustainability Coordinator to help us take our sustainability programs to the next level. This role will provide administrative and executional support to drive effective and successful implementation of venue sustainability programs. This position will operate under the guidance of Live Nation's national Sustainability Team but will report directly to the Venue Operations Manager and be part of the venue operations team. This is a seasonal, part-time position, working an average of 30 hours per week. Hours per week will vary depending on show schedule and business needs at the time.

Responsibilities:

Training & Engagement:
• Participate in pre-season orientation with Live Nation's national Sustainability Team
• Participate and help lead pre-season venue training sessions relevant to sustainability
• Work with venue leaders to relay pertinent day of show information during pre-shift meetings
• Work with departments such as concessions, backstage/production, and cleaning/maintenance to incorporate sustainability into their operations
• Collaborate with the Marketing Lead to regularly share venue sustainability updates on all social channels
• Work with the Experience Manager to identify and reward Crew Members for going above the norm in their contributions to venue zero waste goals
• Continuously seek out opportunities that help build enthusiasm and participation for venue sustainability efforts
• Provide regular updates to entire venue staff to share progress, recognize employees, and identify areas of improvement

Zero Waste Planning & Execution:
• Oversee and assist the post-show sorting process of all recycling, composting, and landfill materials which will take place in an outdoor covered area
• Work with venue leaders to design a comprehensive zero waste plan for your venue and assist specific departments with their diversion efforts
• Be present on show days to manage and ensure compliance and quality control of zero waste plan
• Use event day checklist to assess readiness for show and adjust as necessary
• Identify key opportunities to improve diversion efforts throughout the season

Reporting and Data Collection:
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and Box programs to track and report on key program metrics
• Use metrics to create engaging venue reports that can be shared venue-wide
• Complete the Venue Audit assessment
• Participate in weekly progress calls with National Sustainability Team

Qualifications:
• Position on show days requires about 90% of the time spent walking, bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and carrying 50 lbs+ with about 50% of that time spent helping/overseeing the sort of materials
• Must be 21 years of age or older
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Preference given to college student/graduate from sustainability/zero waste programs, or previous experience in a similar role
• Creative thinker and problem solver
• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
• Acute sense of judgment, tact and diplomacy
• A strong sense of teamwork and ability to execute programs
• Time management and the ability to excel in an unstructured environment

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqob0x-3-236-68-118-42 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.