General Manager - Riverside

$70,000 - $80,000 yearly
  • Live Nation
  • Riverside, CA, USA
  • Feb 11, 2019
Full time Accounting Admin-Clerical Business Development Consultant Executive Facilities Finance General Business

Job Description

The Role:

Full responsibility for all aspects of entertainment venue business operations over two premier Riverside Live Nation venues – Riverside Municipal Auditorium and Fox Performing Arts Center. This individual will lead a large team and is responsible for creative programming and driving revenue for venues that host a variety of special events throughout the year. 



  •       Develops new revenue streams including programming, F&B promotions, talent, and retail
  •       Provides overall leadership and support for all staff and management by creating the appropriate culture and character of the venue through his/her own personal and professional conduct
  •       Facilitates proper communication and organization in the venue, as well as to and from Home Office
  •       Manages physical venue/facility to ensure proper maintenance and repair
  • Maintains food & beverage budget through inventory management, pricing and process improvement and proper training of staff
  • Works closely with local, state and governmental organizations in maintaining highest standards or health, sanitation and cleanliness in food and beverage areas
  •       Maintains positive talent relations by developing a solid understanding of the music industry, to ensure that artists and industry representatives have positive experiences in the venue
  •       Ensures that all events are executed properly, to the client’s satisfaction
  •       Promotes positive employee relations including effective delegation of duties and fostering high staff morale
  •       Provides leadership and direction resulting in employee retention
  •       Identifies, develops and retains high potential Team Members to build business bench strength
  •       Creates and maintains framework for strong interdepartmental communication to effectively implement cross promotional goals and objectives
  •       Fosters and maintains community and partner relations that will further the interests of the company and venue
  •       Creates very positive guest relations/experiences in a manner that portrays an energetic, sympathetic image of the venue
  •       Analyzes demographics of the market and looks for opportunities to increase markets; works with marketing, special events and promotions staff to create internal, external promotions
  •       Reviews all special events contracts for profitability and feasibility for execution; ensures that all special events are executed to Live Nation Standards
  •       Participate in preparing annual budgets, in conjunction with executive leadership team and Home Office support team members
  •       Participate in developing long and short-term plans for revenue growth and cost control measures
  •       Ensure systems and processes are in place for all cost controls/inventories


  •       Minimum 5 years of experience as a general manager or operations manager in a hospitality related business; restaurant operations experience is highly preferred
  • Must have proven programming and special event sales experience.
  •       Multi-unit experience.
  •       Ability to perform all job duties and responsibilities
  •       Requires excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
  •       Must have expertise in profitability analysis and budgeting
  •       Exhibits strong problem solving skills in long term and immediate situations
  • California Responsible Alcohol Awareness Training Certification or Equivalent

Jessica Fowlkes

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