Live Nation Entertainment

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Live Nation Entertainment Reviews

Updated November 27, 2014
Updated November 27, 2014
155 Reviews
3.2
155 Reviews
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Live Nation Entertainment President, CEO, and Director Michael Rapino
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Review Highlights

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. 1 person found this helpful  

    Enjoyable work environment.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment

    Pros

    Most everyone is very friendly and seems to enjoy their jobs. My direct boss is great. He knows when things need to be done, but also can make work enjoyable.

    Cons

    As with most office environments, there is some snippy passive aggressive things between some employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great work environment with very support employees.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Intern in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Live Nation Entertainment part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Fun, engaging, motivational setting where we all got to enjoy what we were doing and all worked well with one another.

    Cons

    Low pay and many people people who worked for the company for a good deal of time failed to move up to the roles they expected to be in.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider more promotions and compensation strategies because it is difficult for many of employees to stay motivated for long periods of time.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Fun company, fun industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Very exciting industry, every day is different. Everyone works very closely as a team and as a family to complete projects. It's not just about the office work- Onsite is fun, fast-paced, and exciting.

    Cons

    The hours can be long, especially when split between the office and onsite concert days.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop more full time positions to keep people dedicated to the company and to make them feel like part of the family.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Fun company, but interesting industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I worked at Live Nation Entertainment part-time

    Pros

    Everything about the entertainment industry was really different from anything I've ever done and that kept the position so interesting. No day was like the next and there was always something to keep you on your toes and not realize the long hours you are working. The perks were great.

    Cons

    I don't believe that the upper management was compensated enough for their positions. I heard that people who had been working there full time for 3-5 years still were not on a salary or offered any benefits

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Challenging and Exciting

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Box Office Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Box Office Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Live Nation Entertainment part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Perks include working secret shows and handing tickets to Spike Jonze. Also you make your own schedule.

    Cons

    Things can get pretty hectic when the main act is about to go on and 400 people show up at the same time.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Fun job but with little room for advancement

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Security in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Security in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment part-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Working in the Concert Industry. Work environment was fun. coworkers were friendly, Good part time job. getting to listen to bands while getting paid.

    Cons

    Compensation was a little more than minimum wage even after working there for 5years. All staffing was put in by a spreadsheet not real time needs. Very minimal pay. and really no benefits. Could be a dangerous and stressful enviroment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the employees they may have good ideas. stop treating venue like a high school where petty issues can cause you to have stress.

    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Sponsorship coordinator = no room for growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sponsorship Coordinator in Cambridge, MA
    Current Employee - Sponsorship Coordinator in Cambridge, MA

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    This company is over all great to work for. Great benefits and perks for the job and I have worked with some amazing people in multiple different departments.

    Cons

    Sponsorship is kind of looked like an outsider so moving to a different department is almost impossible. Also in the position I am in there is not much room for growth. The growth includes either moving or becoming a seller for sponsorship which is not an interest for me. I take a lot of pride in my work but the company tends to take advantage in that by owning you all of the time.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great first internship!

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

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

    Pros

    - Friendly / welcoming office
    - High involvement in planning meetings. They trusted me with important work early on.
    - Free concerts! Lots of perks if you are passionate about live music and the music industry

    Cons

    - Daily work could be monotonous

    Recommends
  10.  

    Vice President

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Vice President Alliances in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President Alliances in New York, NY

    I worked at Live Nation Entertainment full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The biggest music and entertainment promoter on the planet. Plenty of opportunity to be entreprenurial and build a book of business. Lots of very passionate people who are excited to be working in and around the music industry.

    Cons

    Lots of pressure from above and occasional favoritism by management that can create "competition" between colleagues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Always promote cooperation and collaboration.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Hollywood, CA
    Current Employee - Data Analyst in Hollywood, CA

    I have been working at Live Nation Entertainment as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flex work environment, internal growth opportunities

    Cons

    Lack structure, and cross teams co-ordination

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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