Live Nation Entertainment is the worlds leading live entertainment company, comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, and Live Nation Media & Sponsorship. Ticketmaster is the global leader in event ticketing with over 500 million tickets sold annually and more than 12,000 clients worldwide. Live Nation Concerts is the largest provider of live entertainment in the world promoting more than 30,000 shows and 95+ festivals annually for nearly 4,000 artists in over 40 countries. These businesses allow Live Nation Media & Sponsorship to create strategic music marketing programs that connect over 900 brands with the 86 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year.
Who are you?
Passionate and motivated. Driven, with an entrepreneurial spirit. Resourceful, innovative, forward thinking and committed. At Live Nation Entertainment, our people embrace these qualities, so if this sounds like you then please read on!
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced product manager who is passionate about building a world class product team and shaping the entertainment space with solutions that enhance the fan experience and deliver on brand marketing objectives. The Head of Product Management will be responsible for managing the product life cycle across our broad portfolio of physical and digital products within the Media & Sponsorship division. Beyond improving existing products a critical part of the job is to bring innovation to live events and the fan journey on behalf of brands. This position will dual report to the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Division and will work closely with internal stakeholders (i.e., Client Sales, Client Services and Integrated Marketing), other Live Nation Divisions (e.g., Ticketmaster, Concerts) and external partners (e.g., agencies, data, technology vendors) to define requirements, develop the business case and execute the product engineering, marketing and management.
Collaborate with executive leadership to define the product strategy, manage the requirements gathering and align the product roadmap
Lead the formation of the product development process within the division across a wide range of products (e.g., festival onsite, venue experiences, ad technology, consumer data, ecommerce integrations, mobile applications, promotions)
Provide leadership by demonstrating deep understanding of technology trends, user experience best practices, market needs and competitive landscape to define the fan and brand experience strategy
Based on qualitative research, competitive analysis and market research, identify and implement game changing product innovations (e.g., people-based marketing solutions connected across offline and online)
Coordinate rapid, smooth, and successfully iterative product launches while managing specialists in engineering, product, design and marketing
Define key financial and solution performance indicators and implement measurement, analytics, and reporting methods
Develop product definitions, core positioning and messaging for the product suite
Assess competitive landscape for emerging products in areas of responsibility and work with external third parties to assess partnerships and licensing opportunities
Contribute as a member of the Divisions executive leadership team to the business growth, market reputation and key capability advancements
Bachelor's degree; MBA is a plus
Must have 10+ years of product management experience with technology products
Candidates will have significant experience within marketing solutions landscape
Proven track record of successful product launches and commercialization
Strong analytical skills, identify opportunities and drive actions required
Ability to forge strong & credible relationships across disciplines
Record of success operating in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Experience with different product development methodologies
Ability to effectively influence teams to consensus and shared goals
Experience with the latest technology including connected devices, mobile products, and social media
Strong point of view on the future and forward-planning skills