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Updated 29 April, 2015
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Pros
  • Flex work environment, internal growth opportunities (in 12 reviews)

  • You'll meet some great people here, many of whom have been at this location since its inception (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • The work-life balance is poor, especially if you have to work the concerts (in 6 reviews)

  • I don't believe that the upper management was compensated enough for their positions (in 10 reviews)

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  1. Manager, Marketing

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - laid back office setting & attire
    - good benefits for full time employees
    - time off over December holiday season

    Cons

    - poor work/life balance
    - no performance reviews / feedback on your work
    - salaries are overall low in comparison to other companies of this size

    Advice to Management

    Performance reviews would be a great start. Improve work/life balance - although this completely depends on the specific office & manager.

  2. Marketing Intern

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Marketing Intern
    Former Intern - Marketing Intern

    I worked at Live Nation Entertainment as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Really cool to see the office side and day of show productions

    Cons

    No gas compensation for driving around, the office atmosphere a bit too lax at times with animals running around constantly.

    Advice to Management

    Do a bit more of career mentoring and let us know how to get a job in the future!

  3. Great company with lots of opportunity and experience to offer.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Intern in Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Intern - Intern in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -Great location (hussle and bussle of Hollywood is exciting)
    -Fun people (everyone is easy to talk too)
    -Dog friendly (huge plus for me)

    Cons

    -Location (traffic is horrible coming and going)
    -Hard to move upward (have to wait for people to leave/get fired)

    Advice to Management

    Give interns the best of their months with more responsibilities and projects for them to learn from.

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  5. Vice President

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Vice President in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Solid culture, tremendous teamwork, willingness to solve problems and openness to new ideas.

    Cons

    Large, global company with locations worldwide.

    Advice to Management

    Keep valuing employees, innovation, new technology and client/customer relationships.

  6. Payroll/file clerk

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment as a contractor

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good involvement to work ss a clerk

    Cons

    Employment far from home. phone

  7. Tech Ops Engineer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior TechOps Engineer in Hollywood, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior TechOps Engineer in Hollywood, CA (US)

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Wonderful opportunity for showcasing your potential and learn wide array of technologies

    Cons

    There is no cons to mention. Great organization to work for.

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. Helpful (1)

    Overall a great place to work; challenging and rewarding

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Hollywood, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Director in Hollywood, CA (US)

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Unique problems to solve in the live music business space
    - Access to live events
    - Bring your dog to work
    - High performing company
    - Good location in Hollywood

    Cons

    - Lacks career development/learning
    - Highly layered structure
    - Too many "VP" levels - middle heavy
    - Difficult to progress, external hires tend to come in high up
    - Benefits are far from competitive

    Advice to Management

    Spend more time developing employees instead of hiring in. Leadership development programs for up and coming employees, not just senior employees.

  9. Media & Sponsorship Intern

    Former Intern - Media & Sponsorship in New York, NY (US)
    Former Intern - Media & Sponsorship in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at Live Nation Entertainment as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice office, Concerts, Great Location, Friendly people, Parties

    Cons

    Lots of busy work
    Tasks that had no relevance
    Not paid

  10. It was good.

    Current Intern - Intern in Holmdel, NJ (US)
    Current Intern - Intern in Holmdel, NJ (US)

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    flexible, nice people, free coffee, great music, got a tan

    Cons

    Not enough free merch, too cold, smelly, no compensation, too loud

    Advice to Management

    Please find a way to pay interns, they do a lot of hard work and deserve some sort of monetary compensation.

  11. Great Internship Experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Internship in Hollywood, CA (US)
    Former Intern - Internship in Hollywood, CA (US)

    I worked at Live Nation Entertainment as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    -Everyone working there is extremely nice and helpful, appreciate what you do for them
    -Instead of just doing mundane/intern stuff, they teach you about what they do and make sure that you have great things to put on your resume
    -My boss helped me secure my next internship, went over my resume with me and was always available to discuss my career goals and help in any way he can

    Cons

    -Some days were a bit slow

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