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House of Blues Event Support Specialist in United States

Job Summary:

JOB DESCRIPTION – EVENT SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Location: Helsinki (North Europe Region)

Division: Ticketmaster International

Contract Terms: Permanent

THE TEAM

Global Client Support & Operations Organization has the mission to build a global support & operations center of excellence where all processes, tools & best practices are applied to all regions across the globe in order to achieve the highest levels of employee, fan & client satisfaction.

International Client Support & Operations team, a vertical of this organization, oversees the full event life-cycle services (from build to play-off) we provide to our clients (Promoters, Venues, Artists, Clubs, etc.), in markets that operate on the Microflex platform.

Our clients demand and value high service levels and we believe our people are the foundation to deliver great service. We are fortunate to have the most experienced and skilled operations experts on the field around the globe, regionally and locally, that have a deep understanding of our clients’ needs.

We continuously invest in people development and promote wide collaboration and team spirit to leverage our knowledge and experience to excel in client satisfaction. Mastering our knowledge on our ticketing products is also key in improving our service proposition and solving for our clients’ and local Markets’ needs and challenges day-to-day.

THE JOB

In this role as an Event Support Specialist, part of the Event Support Team in the North Europe Region, you will support Ticketmaster clients in all their event management needs. This includes building events, making updates to events based on work requests from clients and supporting clients that self-program events using Ticketmaster’s product suite.

This position involves collecting, reviewing, and inputting accurate data into Ticketmaster ticketing systems following procedural best practices and established standards, then verifying the output. The tool knowledge set for the position includes Microflex and Microflex applications but is open to incorporate other ticketing platforms that will form part of the development of Ticketmaster’s product suite.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Program events with accuracy and according to best practices and standard operating procedures defined.

  • Accurately input event data into Ticketmaster Ticketing Systems and identify and resolve event related errors

  • QA event configurations as required to confirm these meet quality levels.

  • Meet and exceed Event Management service level agreements

  • Inform accurately in Salesforce event management information throughout the different Event Life-cycle stages.

  • Work with clients, promoters, and internal departments such as marketing, finance, fan experience, and client support, when creating events and distributing information regarding those events

  • Support clients on the usage of TM1 products that are related to Event Management processes: nxMenu 3.03 TM1 Events, TM1 Reports, etc.

  • Configure events to allow other satellite products to operate, like TM1 Access, TM1 Flex, TM1 Amplify, etc.

  • Bridge ISM requests to ISM Hub and quality review these as delivered.

  • For those clients with a Client Support Specialist (CSS) assigned, work closely with the CSS to understand how to better serve the client.

  • Actively work with Fan Experience teams to facilitate event configuration information as needed to answer any customer questions or claims

  • Build and cultivate excellent client and interdepartmental relationships.

  • From time to time, will be responsible for other duties as assigned by, but not limited to, Senior Event Specialist and the Event Support Manager

  • Receive continuous training on new product and features and how they need to be operated

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (or TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS)

  • Service oriented, working with accuracy, structure, and organisation, delivering consistent quality service.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients from the local market and markets within the region (no need to speak multiple languages – English is a plus)

  • Able to successfully handle multiple priorities

  • Rigorous following standard operational procedures and attention to detail

  • Certain degree of creativity, latitude, and problem solving is required

  • Previous Event Management or Box Office experience a plus

  • Overall awareness of the entertainment and sports business is important

  • Knowledge of how TM departments impact on one another, and on outside clients is a plus

  • Must have the ability to accommodate a flexible schedule including some weekends, evenings, and holidays

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, good organizational skills, and attention to detail

  • Must be computer literate with excellent data entry skills and knowledge of the Microsoft product suite

  • H. S. diploma or equivalent required. BA/BS degree is preferred

YOU (BEHAVIOURAL REQUIREMENTS)

The following attributes determine how the role will be carried out and are required to be a success:

  • Team player offering proactive support to colleagues.

  • Eye to identify areas of improvement to thrive for service excellence.

  • Highly curious in learning how TM Operations Products work

  • Carefully weighs the impact of a broad range of related issues or factors.

  • Asks appropriate questions to ensure understanding.

  • Responds with flexibility and resilience when faced with multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, or rapid change.

  • Organises time effectively.

  • Demonstrates ethical behaviours.

  • Relationship Management & Collaboration- building and fostering strong trust-based relationships with clients and internal partners across the organisation. A skilful and collaborative team player with the ability to network effectively up, down and across the business. Intuitive and empathetic.

LIFE AT TICKETMASTER

We are proud to be a part of Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s largest live entertainment company.

Our vision at Ticketmaster is to connect people around the world to the live events they love. As the world’s largest ticket marketplace and the leading global provider of enterprise tools and services for the live entertainment business, we are uniquely positioned to successfully deliver on that vision.

We do it all with an intense passion for Live and an inspiring and diverse culture driven by accessible leaders, attentive managers, and enthusiastic teams. If you’re passionate about live entertainment like we are, and you want to work at a company dedicated to helping millions of fans experience it, we want to hear from you.

Our work is guided by our values:

Reliability - We understand that fans and clients rely on us to power their live event experiences, and we rely on each other to make it happen.

Teamwork - We believe individual achievement pales in comparison to the level of success that can be achieved by a team

Integrity - We are committed to the highest moral and ethical standards on behalf of the countless partners and stakeholders we represent

Belonging - We are committed to building a culture in which all people can be their authentic selves, have an equal voice and opportunities to thrive

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

We are passionate and committed to our people and go beyond the rhetoric of diversity and inclusion. You will be working in an inclusive environment and be encouraged to bring your whole self to work. We will do all that we can to help you successfully balance your work and homelife. As a growing business we will encourage you to develop your professional and personal aspirations, enjoy new experiences, and learn from the talented people you will be working with. It's talent that matters to us and we encourage applications from people irrespective of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or caring responsibilities.

About Us

Recognized three years in a row by Great Place to Work® and named one of People Magazine’s top 50 Companies that Care, 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.

We recognize that our most important assets are our employees, the rock stars who keep the live experience going. Generous vacation, healthcare, and retirement benefits are just some of the great perks we offer to support our global workforce of more than 38,000. For any stage in your career, our many unique benefit programs are designed to help you live life to the fullest. We offer student loan repayment to support recent grads, six months of paid caregiver leave to support new parents, perks like Roadie Babies (bring your little ones & a caretaker along with you on work trips) and Music @ Home (stipend to cultivate your little ones’ music interest), and tuition reimbursement to fuel your ongoing professional development. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to free concerts, festivals, sports games, and more through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.

There is no bigger stage for your career. See what your future looks like at Live Nation Entertainment.

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