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Live Nation Cocktail Server - House of Blues Boston in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Summary:

WHO ARE WE?

Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s 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 40,000 shows and 100+ 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 1,000 brands with the 98 million fans that attend Live Nation Entertainment events each year. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.

Live Nation’s Concerts Division is where tours are born, artists come to life, and fans get to experience the rush of live music. From our dozens of owned/operated Amphitheaters to our Global Touring team, from Ticketing and Venue Operations to Marketing and Sales... we foster a fun and upbeat work culture with no shortage of opportunities. With perks ranging from free concert tickets to dog-friendly offices, to progressive benefits like student loan reimbursement and adoption/fertility support... it’s no wonder we are certified as a Great Place to Work organization and one of People Magazine’s “50 Companies that Care”. We want everyone to feel like they belong and can thrive in our community, so we strive to help you achieve your career and personal goals. Live music is our passion and where we find our common ground. There has never been a better time to join Live Nation.

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!

WHAT THIS ROLE WILL DO

  • Ability to give proper recognition to Foundation Room Members, Live Nation Corporate Executives and VIP’s to instill appreciation for their membership and patronage

  • Impeccable knowledge regarding the steps of service for up-scale dining

  • Expert confidence in both bottle and wine service skills

  • The ability to up-sell and offer food and beverage suggestions to guests

  • Extensive aptitude of culinary terms, methods, and up-scale cuisine

  • Capacity to guide and direct guests through their dining experience utilizing recommendation and expertise

  • Ability to understand and execute flawlessly the standards and procedures of Bottle Service.

  • Articulate vocabulary with the ability to adapt and socialize with current audience

  • Exemplary and professional grooming standards

  • Cash handling experience and Point of Sales System experience

  • Strong working knowledge of all beverages

  • Ability to deal with intoxicated guests in a positive and safety minded manner

  • Ability to anticipate and respond to guests needs

  • Suggestively sell beverages and menu items; take orders

  • Answer guest questions, make recommendations, up-sell liquors

  • Communicate drink orders to bar through Point of Sales system

  • Deliver drinks, maneuvering trays through large crowds

  • Maintain line of sight/atmosphere control by circulating through your work area throughout shift

  • Remove dirty glasses, dishes, ashtrays from tables, including the lifting/moving of bus tubs up to 25lbs.

  • Keep tables clean/wiped

  • Clean spills, remove food, trash or other obstacles from floor using proper lifting techniques

  • Maintain House of Blues safety and sanitation standards

  • Follow housekeeping standards per HOB policy

  • Keep current on all standard operating procedures

  • Request identification from any guest who appears to be under 30 years of age

  • Ensure responsible alcohol service per local ordinance alcohol awareness training and HOB alcohol policies

  • Recognize when guests are becoming too intoxicated and refuse further service of alcohol in a courteous and safety-minded manner, bringing it to the attention of the manager

  • Receive payment and process cash, credit card or Travelers check transactions according to HOB policy

  • Ensure that comp and void checks are processed according to HOB policy

  • Assist other servers and staff as needed Attend pre-shift meeting conducted by Manager on Duty prior to the start of each shift

WHAT THIS PERSON WILL BRING

Required:

  • (State or County Licensee or Certification Requirement )/ Responsible Alcohol Awareness Training Certification or Equivalent

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years experience serving in a up-scale dining and night life venue

  • Working knowledge of high-end restaurant operations and safe, responsible alcohol service

  • Ability to handle multiple tables at one time efficiently and with an upbeat, friendly attitude; read guests in order to anticipate their needs

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Must have a flexible schedule

  • Must be able to adhere to Dress and Appearance Guidelines

  • Flexible schedule and ability to work late hours

  • Working Knowledge of cocktail tray service, basic food service, responsible alcohol service, drink recipes and garnishes, point of sales systems

  • Ability to deal with intoxicated guests in a positive and safety minded manner

  • 2 years bottle service experience

  • 3 years work experience interacting with people in a positive environment

  • Tolerance of all cultures, music and art forms

Preferred:

  • Point of Sales knowledge

  • Interest in wines, spirits, and Mixology

  • Interest in Night Life

  • Cash handling experience

  • Experience recognizing valid ID's

  • Experience in a live music environment

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • Working environment is fast-paced and often loud and stressful

  • Position requires extended periods of prolonged standing and working on your feet

  • Must be able to lift or move up to 25 lbs using proper lifting techniques

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

We are passionate and committed to our people and go beyond the rhetoric of diversity and inclusion. You will be working in an inclusive environment and be encouraged to bring your whole self to work. We will do all that we can to help you successfully balance your work and homelife. As a growing business we will encourage you to develop your professional and personal aspirations, enjoy new experiences, and learn from the talented people you will be working with. It’s talent that matters to us and we encourage applications from people irrespective of their gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status or caring responsibilities.

Live Nation strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of age (40 and over), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), family and medical care leave or the denial of family and medical care leave, mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), marital status, domestic partner status, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status, political affiliation, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship, race, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, and gender expression, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, rule, ordinance or regulation.

We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and the California Fair Chance Act and consistent with other similar and / or applicable laws in other areas.

We also afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability. For this reason, Live Nation will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant consistent with its legal obligations to do so, including reasonable accommodations related to pregnancy in accordance with applicable local, state and / or federal law. As part of its commitment to make reasonable accommodations, Live Nation also wishes to participate in a timely, good faith, interactive process with a disabled applicant to determine effective reasonable accommodations, if any, which can be made in response to a request for accommodations. Applicants are invited to identify reasonable accommodations that can be made to assist them to perform the essential functions of the position they seek. Any applicant who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should contact a Human Resources Representative to request the opportunity to participate in a timely interactive process. Live Nation will also provide reasonable religious accommodations on a case-by-case basis.

HIRING PRACTICESThe preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Live Nation recruitment policies are designed to place the most highly qualified persons available in a timely and efficient manner. Live Nation may pursue all avenues available, including promotion from within, employee referrals, outside advertising, employment agencies, internet recruiting, job fairs, college recruiting and search firms.

**Please note that the compensation information provided is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and Equal Pay Transparency Rules. It is estimated based on what a successful Colorado applicant might be paid. It assumes that the successful candidate will be in Colorado or perform the position from Colorado. Similar positions located outside of

Colorado will not necessarily receive the same compensation. Live Nation takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the CO EPEWA, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.

About Us

Recognized three years in a row by Great Place to Work® and named one of People Magazine’s top 50 Companies that Care, Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.

We recognize that our most important assets are our employees, the rock stars who keep the live experience going. Generous vacation, healthcare, and retirement benefits are just some of the great perks we offer to support our global workforce of more than 38,000. For any stage in your career, our many unique benefit programs are designed to help you live life to the fullest. We offer student loan repayment to support recent grads, six months of paid caregiver leave to support new parents, perks like Roadie Babies (bring your little ones & a caretaker along with you on work trips) and Music @ Home (stipend to cultivate your little ones’ music interest), and tuition reimbursement to fuel your ongoing professional development. Plus, working for the world's largest live event and ticketing company means you'll have access to free concerts, festivals, sports games, and more through our exclusive employee ticket concierge.

There is no bigger stage for your career. See what your future looks like at Live Nation Entertainment.

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