programming business manager resume example with 6+ years of experience

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Highly experienced and results driven Entertainment professional with over 8 years of success in the Las Vegas Entertainment Industry. Proven track record of booking and managing top-tier performances, creating innovative and engaging events and delivering exceptional experiences for guests. Adept at maximizing revenue while controlling costs. Passionate about delivering unparalleled entertainment offerings.

  • Contract Negotiation
  • Talent Buying
  • Event Management
  • Market research proficiency
  • Strong communication skills
  • Adaptable
  • Natural leader
  • Talented public speaker
  • Thrives under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Planning and coordination
London Metropolitan University London, Expected in 2014 Master of Arts : Music Industry Management and Enterprises - GPA : Modules Included: Intellectual Property Law, Artist Branding and Development, Globalization and Emerging Music Markets, Music Business Strategy and Event Management Dissertation: Women in Music: Female Pop Stars and The Consumer's PerceptionChina Creative Industry Experience - Peking University, Beijing China
University of Nevada Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV Expected in 2010 Bachelor of Arts : Music History and Literature - GPA : Music History and Literature Modules Included: Classical Vocal Training, Music Theory, Music History, Entertainment Law, Communications, Business writing, Women's studies and General Education courses Thesis: Queens of Country: A History of Women in Country Music

Effortlessly stepped into a leadership role when the department was left without an Entertainment Director. Executed the largest entertainment event in Boyd Gaming History with The Killers Sam's Town Decennial Extravaganza. Successfully lead the transition from UNLV ticketing to Ticketmaster and became the property lead for ticket training and education. Secured multiple sponsorships for weekly and monthly casino parties including a car giveaway. Cultivated professional relationships with agents, managers, artists and promoters resulting in many repeat events. Awarded the title of Miss UNLV 2011, a preliminary title to the Miss America Scholarship program. Currently serving in a volunteer role as the President of the Board of Directors for the Miss Nevada Scholarship Organization.

The Society For The Promotion Of Japanese Animation - Programming Business Manager
City, STATE, 09/2021 - Current
  • Review Artists Contracts and Show Riders for national touring Artists
  • Issue Artist payments for all Reynolds Hall, Myron's and Troesh Studio Theater Artists
  • Produce and review all night-of show Settlements with Promoters, Tour Managers and Production Managers
  • Work with all departments including Programming, Marketing, Show Production, Ticketing, Front of House, Hospitality and Security
  • Work with Finance to ensure the accuracy of all post show Event Reports
  • Work with VP/COO on all department and show related budgeting, purchasing & capital expenditures pertaining to Programming, Stage Labor & Hospitality/ Special Events
  • Monitor all ticket sales and update tracking reports
Boyd Gaming - Event Manager/ Box Office Supervisor
City, STATE, 04/2021 - 09/2021
  • Oversee all event operations at all Boyd Gaming Showrooms and lounges
  • Book weekly entertainment in multiple outlets
  • Assist the Corporate Director of Entertainment Booking with booking all headlining entertainment and venue rentals
  • Issue contracts and payments for all entertainers
  • Work directly with Tour Managers, Promoters, Agents and Artists to advance all hospitality including lodging, transportation, rider fulfillment and settlement
  • Manage all Box Office staff on all properties
  • Monitor all ticket sales and update tracking reports to issue to property executives
Boyd Gaming - Entertainment Manager
City, STATE, 06/2017 - 07/2020
  • Work closely with the property Senior Executives to develop fresh concepts for booking multiple showrooms on four properties
  • Oversee all showroom staff including box office supervisors, agents and ushers
  • Work directly with Tour Managers and Artists to advance all hospitality including lodging, transportation, rider fulfillment and settlement
  • Track all contracts from negotiation to execution. Monitor artist payments and COI's.
  • Key point of contact for all Agents, Promoters, Tour Managers and Artists
  • Compile all research and analysis for potential shows utilizing historical data, Pollstar box office reports and social media reach. Maintain and distribute post analysis including P&L reports
  • Represent the Showrooms and Entertainment department at all property meetings
  • Work closely with other departments including Marketing and Advertising, Catering and Sales to ensure successful events
  • Monitor event sales
  • Determine points of weakness and how to improve efficiency
  • Issue contracts and payments for all entertainers
Boyd Gaming - Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall - Entertainment Specialist
City, State, 10/2015 - 06/2017
  • Responsible for all Entertainment events from conception to finish including: in-house, 4-Wall and live television broadcast events.
  • In charge of all Ticketing, Box Office management and Showroom management.
  • Organize all backstage hospitality needs, hotel accommodation and transportation for entertainers.
  • Maintain active entertainment checkbooks and create pro formas and post formas for all Entertainment events.
  • Conduct revenue analysis for all Entertainment events.
  • Analyze current music and entertainment trends to assist in the booking process.
  • Collect payments from outside promoters and maintain accounting deadlines.
  • Adhere to all Entertainment contracts and riders and arrange for all entertainer fees to be paid on time and correctly.
  • Responsible for executing and assisting in the development and marketing for Entertainment events taking place in the Showroom and lounges, including email campaigns to promote events.
  • Use Entertainment events to help drive revenue to other casino outlets utilizing unique marketing ideas.
  • Create event fact sheets and maintain team member message boards to ensure all team members are well informed of events to create a greater guest experience
  • Entertainment department lead.
  • Direct report on property for all Entertainment Technicians, Box Office staff and ushers.
  • Provides administrative and logistical support for the Boyd Gaming Corporate Director of Entertainment.

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School Attended

  • London Metropolitan University
  • University of Nevada Las Vegas

Job Titles Held:

  • Programming Business Manager
  • Event Manager/ Box Office Supervisor
  • Entertainment Manager
  • Entertainment Specialist


  • Master of Arts
  • Bachelor of Arts

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