JOBS

POSITION:               Manager, Live Event Operations
REPORTS TO:         SVP, Operations & Events
LOCATION:              Encino, CA

SUMMARY:

The Academy of Country Music is looking for a detail­ oriented individual with live event and festival management skills.  Candidate will work on the planning and execution of the ACM Party for a Cause three-day live musical event including event production, logistics, signage, sponsor fulfillment, credentials, site layout, budget, transportation and other duties as assigned. This position will work closely with the SVP, Operations & Events as well as additional live event staff.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate logistics for three-day live music event
  • Oversee and implement credentials, wristbands & RFID Program
  • Manage site layout and all maps
  • Responsible for the operating budget including all billing, invoices and projections
  • Coordinate comprehensive signage plan including all directional and promotional materials
  • Assist with website, mobile app, eblasts and other digital marketing/media
  • Liaison for assigned vendors, sponsor activations, security team, catering
  • Collaborate with transportation entities to develop and implement traffic plan
  • Coordinate front gate operations and permits with Festival Director
  • Responsible for all event feedback and guest surveys
  • Additional ACM responsibilities including music licensing, interns, office operations and other events assigned
  • Setting, communicating and maintaining timelines and priorities on every project
  • Providing leadership, motivation, direction and support to the onsite festival team
  • Travelling to onsite inspections and project managing events

COMPETENCIES:

  • Two-five years in event management, live event or festival experience is a bonus
  • Self-starter, flexible, energetic and motivated
  • Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with conflicting priorities and exercise confidentiality and discretion in all matters
  • Ability to work co-operatively with other staff to accomplish team and organizational objectives.

SALARY: Commensurate with Experience.

RESUME: Interested applicants should submit their resume to the ACM office via email no later than October 14, 2016. Resume can be emailed to info@acmcountry.com with the subject line “Manager, Live Event Operations”.  No calls, please.


INTERNSHIPS

2017 ACM Internships - Los Angeles

We are looking for bright, fun, hard-working students who love country music and want to see the music entertainment business first-hand. The 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards and the 5th Annual ACM Party for a Cause® will be held this spring in Las Vegas as part of The Week Vegas Goes Country®. The week ramps up with ACM Party for a Cause — a three-day country music outdoor event at Las Vegas Festival Grounds featuring all your favorite artists. The weekend festivities culminate in the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards!  

The chosen candidates will work closely with the Academy staff in one of the following departments Event Management, Operations, Public Relations & Marketing, Lifting Lives (our charity), Social Media, Creative and Content Production and additionally complete general administrative duties.

Internships are based in Los Angeles and will start in early January running through mid-April 2017, which includes a 10-day stay in Las Vegas with hotel, travel and meals provided. Candidates may receive credit for their participation and a weekly stipend for a portion of the internship. We are interested in Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in the following majors: Business, Communications, Entertainment Management, Festival or Event Management, Journalism, Marketing, Multimedia/New Media, Music Management, Non-Profit Management, Public Relations, Social Media, or Video Production. However, all students are encouraged to apply.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in the country music industry
  • Professional demeanor
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Well organized with attention to detail and ability to carry out tasks independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Computer Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite highly preferred
  • Creative and Content Production interns should have experience using Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, and Photoshop

Don't miss your chance to be involved with The Week Vegas Goes Country! Email your cover letter and resume to internships@acmcountry.com. Please no calls.

Send resume and cover letter as an attachment, no later than October 28, 2016.

 

2017 ACM Internships - Nashville

We are looking for bright, fun, hard-working students who love country music and want to see the music entertainment business first-hand. The 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards and the 5th Annual ACM Party for a Cause® will be held this spring in Las Vegas as part of The Week Vegas Goes Country®. The week ramps up with ACM Party for a Cause — a three-day country music outdoor event at Las Vegas Festival Grounds featuring all your favorite artists. The weekend festivities culminate in the 52nd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards!  

The chosen candidates will work closely with the Brand Integration and Strategic Partnerships department at the Academy, which includes general administrative duties.

Internship is based in Nashville and will start in January running through mid-April 2017, which includes a 10-day stay in Las Vegas with hotel, travel and meals provided. Candidates may receive credit for their participation and a weekly stipend for a portion of the internship. We are interested in Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors in the following majors: Business, Communications, Entertainment Management, Event Management, Marketing, Non-Profit Management, Music Business and Public Relations. However, all students are encouraged to apply.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in the country music industry
  • Professional demeanor
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Well organized with attention to detail and ability to carry out tasks independently
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Computer Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite highly preferred 
  • Reliable transportation

Don't miss your chance to be involved with The Week Vegas Goes Country! Email your cover letter and resume to internships@acmcountry.com. Please no calls.

Send resume and cover letter as an attachment, no later than October 28, 2016.