Full Time Job

Sustainability Manager


Toronto, ON 05-06-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide.  Live Nation Concerts is the largest provider of live entertainment in the world promoting more than 40,000 shows and 100+ festivals annually for nearly 4,000 artists in over 40 countries. These businesses allow Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to create strategic music marketing programs that connect over 1,000 brands with the 98 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visit

Who are you?

You are passionate about the environment and have experience in events management, sustainable operations or production. You are great at problem solving on the fly, aren't scared to get dirty, and maintain an enthusiastic and positive attitude. You are creative and confident in your ability to spearhead new programs. You are organized and have effective time management skills. You are a strong leader and communicator, comfortable providing direction, while also being willing to jump in and help whenever necessary.

In this role, you will:

Program Development & Delivery:
• Design, deliver, and help incubate a range of sustainability related initiatives and services in partnership with internal and external stakeholders including all Live Nation Canada venues, festivals, touring teams and industry partners that help deliver against sustainability goals and priorities including emissions, energy, waste, public engagement and more
• Drive Zero Waste sustainability efforts.
• Create and manage sustainability dashboards and pipelines to share with Executive Team and key stakeholders.
• Lead sustainability strategy and execution for Live Nation Canada's owned and operated Venues and Festivals nationally.
• Evaluate efficacy of current sustainability programs considering cost effectiveness, feasibility, ease of integration; make recommendations and implement improvements as necessary.
• Work with venue leaders to design a comprehensive zero waste plan with actionable goals, improvement areas, a current map and material flow, and a tracking system for accountability.

Training & Engagement:
• Act as lead for Live Nation sustainability initiatives; deliver on site presence at venues/festivals where applicable to ensure operational procedures in place.
• Deploy sustainability communication and engagement assets to all venue/festival teams and departments.
• Collaborate with seasonal staff, venue and festival leads to build enthusiasm and participation around sustainability efforts.
• Provide regular updates to entire venue and festival staff to share progress and identify areas of improvement.
• Build strong relationships with cross-functional internal teams as well as external partners to integrate sustainability into operations.
• Collaborate with the Marketing and Sponsorship departments to regularly share venue/festival sustainability highlights.
• Other tasks as assigned by the Senior Director, Business Operations including but not limited to local community and vendor engagement.

Resource Recovery & Material Circularity Operations:
• Oversee and assist with the material sorting process of all recycling, composting, reuse, and donations materials to increase resource recovery and diversion from landfill.
• On-site presence when required to ensure compliance and quality control of all implemented initiatives.
• Identify key opportunities and partnerships to expand the material circularity model throughout the year.
• Build or maintain connections with local partners and waste haulers to stay up to date on accepted divertible materials and options for resource recovery.
• Create a lively and positive atmosphere across front of house and back of house waste operations.

Reporting and Data Collection:
• Leverage metrics and data to report on progress and build business case for sustainability projects and investments that advance sustainability and business goals.
• Acquire weight tickets and chain of custody receipts by establishing relationships with waste haulers and resource recovery vendors.
• Update and manage data tracking and reporting spreadsheet on a minimum monthly basis.
• Create engaging visual reports throughout the year that can be shared nationally.

• A degree in Business, Sustainability/Environmental Science, Marketing/Communications, or related technical field.
• Masters Degree an asset
• 5+ of experience in business development, consulting, project management and/or implementing sustainability programs, ideally in a large, matrixed organization
• 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.
• Ability to travel, including weekends and evenings.
• Passion for driving environmental impact through both hands-on and administrative work.

Benefits and Perks - Our motto is 'Taking Care of Our Own' through 6 pillars of benefits:
• HEALTH: Medical, Dental and Vision benefits for you and your family, along with Employee Assistant Programs through Modern Health and ComPsych
• YOURSELF: Paid time off policy including holiday closures, and sick time for you and dependents, along with free concert tickets
• WEALTH: RRSP program with company match, Stock Program Reimbursement
• FAMILY: New parent programs & support including caregiver leave and baby bonus, and infertility support
• CAREER: Tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment internal growth and development programs & trainings
• OTHERS: Volunteer time off, crowdfunding network, gender reassignment support

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

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

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Stationary position for extended periods of time at a computer station or work desk; movement throughout the day; occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.; ability to
operate computers and office equipment for up to 8 hours each day; move 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-rj03k0-3-235-20-185-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.