Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.
Live Nation Entertainments Global Security team is looking for an action-oriented Director of Security Operations for Festivals. This position, reporting to the Vice President, Security Operations on behalf of the Chief Security Officer, helps oversee and coordinate security efforts across the company with specific focus on Festival operations and risk management worldwide.
Achieve a working knowledge of Live Nation business lines, assets, policies, operations, people and objectives, specifically as it relates to festivals globally.
In coordination with VP, Security Operations, represent the Chief Security Officer with C3 Productions; Insomniac and other Festival promoters in North America and Latin America; Festival Republic in conjunction with the Director, Security Operations for the U.K. and Europe; and other Festival leaders globally.
Assist VP, Security Operations to lead operational risk management activities related to the physical security and safety of Live Nation festivals, employees, fans, and artists to enhance the value of the company and the brand.
Assist VP, Security Operations to understand the regulatory and operational practices of festivals and provide advice and assistance to the Presidents, COOs, Festival Managers and Festival Security Directos within the global Festival Divisions.
Assist VP, Security Operations to identify Festival specific security goals, objectives, and metrics consistent with our corporate strategic plan.
Participate in brainstorming, ideas generation and budget/operations planning with the VP, Security Operations and others to set priorities and goals for each year, solve identified problems and prioritize/plan activities.
Prepare operational and situational reports as needed to assist in security deployment planning and risk mitigation at festivals in globally.
Assist in vetting outside resources; reviewing security contracts; overseeing investigations and assisting with crisis/incident planning and response.
Help to identify appropriate security technologies and solutions that will positively impact Festival operations, fan experience and business objectives.
Facilitate and maintain relationships with regional, Federal and international law enforcement and related government agencies.
Oversee compliance and maintenance of security incident records; provide documentation in support of incident response as needed and analyze trends.
Other duties as assigned.
Leading through Others
Bias for Action
Sound Decision Making and Judgement
Minimum Bachelors degree required, Graduate degree a plus.
10 years of professional experience in event security, crowd management or other relevant field.
Must be an intelligent, articulate, proactive and persuasive leader who can serve as an effective member of a dispersed team.
Must be able to discuss, evaluate, and negotiate security-related concepts with a broad audience of technical and non-technical staff.
Should have experience with change management and operating in a highly decentralized organizational structure.
Must be highly flexible, creative, comfortable with ambiguity, and committed to win-win solutions to complex issues.
Live Nation Worldwide, Inc.
Website : http://www.livenation.com
Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five ecommerce sites, with a database of over 119 million fans who visit our sites. Live Nation Concerts produces 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Artist Nation is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 200 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 250 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms.