Training Lead, Global Event Programming

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 2 months ago

Live Nation

Job Summary:

What you will be doing:

Onboarding and Role Based Education

As a member of the Global Education and Training team this role is responsible for the onboarding and performance management of event programmers globally. Your initial focus will be the United Kingdom market, helping to build and facilitate a training program before expanding to other markets.

Communication & Vision

  • Own the strategic vision for event programming training globally.

  • Provide regular updates to leadership with tactical and organisational departmental needs as it relates to training.

Skills Acquisition Accountability

  • Develop and clarify a framework that defines Event Programming skill level and associated working knowledge of Event Programming concepts.

  • Clarify roles and responsibilities within the Event Programming team to ensure skills acquisition and growth.

  • Research, plan, and prepare lessons to help speed up the adoption of complex and strategic Event Programming initiatives.

  • Implement and improve onboarding and upskilling processes. Create a framework around measurement of individual progression from onboarding through Event Programming job levels.

  • Implement processes to identify, test, and report on individual and team performance to Event Programming leadership.

  • Define performance criteria during the first 3 months of employment and also what advances staff from one level to the next.

  • Advise and partner with Event Programming leadership on team performance and adjust training accordingly.

  • Compile reports and present outcomes regarding training activity and effectiveness of education. This includes both delivery of material and effectiveness of delivery.

  • Receive performance feedback from Event Programming management layers within Marketplace Support.

Departmental Integrations

  • Build relationships with other departments to ensure Event Programming teams work efficiently.

  • Implement recurring cross functional meetings with Event Programming, Client Account Management teams, and other business stakeholders to track progress and identify challenges.

  • Maintain alignment with local market and global Event Programming best practices.

  • Partner with Global Event Programming stakeholders to develop and maintain Best Practice release calendar.

  • Create, implement and maintain training in alignment with the Global Education and Training team standards and strategy.

  • Create and maintain training standards and strategy

  • Work with Event Programming management and Team Leads to identify skill gaps across individuals and the department as a whole.

  • Create the framework to help set goals for individuals and the team with specific timelines for improvement and techniques for measurement.

  • Coordinate training needs and schedule with Event Programming Project Manager.

Education Delivery

  • Plan, prioritise and deliver interactive virtual & classroom training and webinars for Event Programming onboarding and continued learning.

  • Consult with global staff on Event Programming best Practices

  • Track documentation usage and evaluate efficiency and impact of work.

  • Actively improve training and documentation methods, techniques, and processes in collaboration with the team and training leadership.

    Education Team Integration & Materials

  • Create, implement and maintain training in alignment with the Global Education and Training team standards and strategy.

  • Create and maintain training standards and strategy.

  • Partner closely with Instructional Designers to create storyboards and build videos, tutorials, and other e-Learning material.

  • Produce and update training materials and user documentation such as User Guides, Job Aids, and Knowledge Articles for existing and newly developed processes.

What You Need to Know

  • Detailed knowledge of the Ticketmaster Host system and Event Programming Processes and Best Practices.

  • Ability to develop and implement comprehensive training programs and methods, both live and online, including analysis and recommendation of new training methods & opportunities.

  • Ability to analyse requirements, design learning objectives, and deliver courses in multiple formats.

  • Ability to produce clear and concise documentation and articulate complex subjects to employees.

  • Excellent presentation, written and oral communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


  • Experience in product training, preferably in software applications, and training needs assessment.

  • Experience in creating user documentation such as user guides and how-to documents.

  • Knowledge of analysing processes to implement continuous improvements and best practices.

  • Knowledge of Sharepoint, Confluence, Asana, Miro, Trello or similar tools.

  • Educated to degree level in Computer Science, Business or another technical discipline.

You (Behavioral Skills)

  • Confidence standing up in front of a room and leading groups through workshops, coaching and structured training sessions.

  • Virtual communication skills.

  • Proven ability to inspire confidence in others.

  • Active, self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision and to efficiently handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Value and utilise the experience and expertise of colleagues inside and outside the team.

  • Embrace change and promote the continuous improvement of the training facilitation.

  • Work collaboratively and build excellent relationships with remote team members.

  • Be driven to succeed and motivate team members to be committed and successful.

  • Passionate about coaching and training others in large-scale or complex products and projects.

  • Skills to quickly learn software applications.

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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