Venue Sustainability Coordinator

Live Nation (Ascend Amphitheater) | Nashville, TN

Posted here March 19

Job Description

Who are we?

Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network.

As the largest producer of live music concerts, Live Nation Concerts operates over 45 venues across the United States. For additional information, visit

Who are you?

You are passionate about the environment and have experience in events management and/or operations. You are great at problem solving on the fly, aren’t scared to get dirty, and maintain an enthusiastic and positive attitude. You are very organized and an effective communicator. You are comfortable providing direction, while also being willing to jump in and help whenever necessary.

All employees have a leading role in the service experience of our guests. That’s why SAFETY for employees and guests is our first priority. We show CARE around every corner and look to create ENCORE moments of service excellence for everyone. And our commitment to EFFICIENCY, is our way of staying well-organized. So join us! We need these kinds of skills and talents as we Create Once in a Lifetime Experiences for our Fans.

The Role

Ascend Amphitheater is seeking a Venue Sustainability Coordinator to help us take our sustainability programs to the next level. This role will provide administrative and executional support to drive effective and successful implementation of venue sustainability programs. This position will operate under the guidance of Live Nation’s national Sustainability Manager but will report directly to the Venue Operations Manager and be part of the venue operations team. This is a seasonal, part-time position from April-October working an average of 30 hours per week. Hours per week will vary depending on show schedule and business needs at the time.


  • Training & Employee Engagement and Recognition:

    • Participate in pre-season orientation with Live Nation’s national Sustainability Manager

    • Participate and help lead pre-season venue training sessions relevant to this topic

    • Work with Venue Leaders to relay pertinent day of show information to supervisors to share during pre-shift meetings

    • Work with Venue Experience Manager to identify and reward venue employees for their contribution to venue zero waste goals

    • Provide regular updates to entire venue staff to share progress, recognize employees, and identify areas of improvement

    • Continuously seek out opportunities that help build enthusiasm and participation for venue sustainability efforts

  • Zero Waste Planning & Execution:

    • Work with Venue Leaders to design a comprehensive zero waste plan for your venue

    • Be present on show days to manage and ensure compliance and quality control of zero waste plan

    • Use event day checklist to assess readiness for show; make adjustments as necessary

    • Oversee and assist the post-show sorting process of all recycling, composting, and landfill materials

    • Partner with key venue stakeholders to assist with their area specific diversion efforts

  • Reporting and Data Collection:

    • Track and report on key program metrics

    • Use metrics to create engaging venue reports that can be shared venue wide

    • Participate in weekly progress calls with national Manager of Venue Sustainability

  • Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent

    • At least 1 year in one of the following: operations/event coordination, Guest Services and communications, event or campus sustainability/zero waste events

    • Creative thinker and problem solver

    • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

    • Acute sense of judgment, tact and diplomacy

    • A strong-sense of teamwork and ability to execute programs

    • Position requires constant walking, climbing stairs, lifting and carrying 50 lbs+ and occasional sitting

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