• VP Live

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition ID
    Functional Area
    Live Entertainment
  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment experiences.  The company presents or hosts a broad array of premier events in its diverse collection of iconic venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston.  Other MSG properties include legendary sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA); two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBAGL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL); and one of the leading North American esports organizations, Counter Logic Gaming.  In addition, the Company features popular original entertainment productions -- the Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular – both starring the Radio City Rockettes, and through Boston Calling Events, produces outdoor festivals, including New England’s preeminent Boston Calling Music Festival.   Also under the MSG umbrella is TAO Group, a world-class hospitality group with globally-recognized entertainment dining and nightlife brands: Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, The Stanton Social, Beauty & Essex and Vandal.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com

    Role Summary

    The VP MSG Live will contribute to strategic initiatives across the Live division at MSG This position will be an executive-ready, dependable, highly efficient, and reliable problem-solver who is comfortable navigating new and / or time-sensitive situations and exercises discretion related to confidential materials and company information. This role requires a high level of attention to detail, prompt and clear communication skills, analytical problem-solving ability, and an orientation toward execution.

    Specific Functions/Activities Summary

    • Oversee Special Events at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Hulu Theater at MSG, the Beacon Theatre and The Chicago Theatre. This includes oversight of staff in their day to day operations, P & L responsibilities and growth plan.
    • Oversee Venue Tours at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and The Chicago Theatre. This includes oversight of high level day to day operations, cost management and P & L responsibilities
    • Responsible for developing and implementing top business initiatives by ensuring successful planning, execution & roll-out to accelerate growth and efficiencies across the Live organization.
    • Responsible for synthesizing large amounts of information to transform them into insights to share with the team, conducting ad hoc relevant analysis and manage business planning, including operations, goals setting and monitoring and budgeting.
    • Implement short and long-term programs and processes to optimize department work flow.
    • Organize and facilitate meetings as necessary (e.g., creating agendas, taking notes and action items, drafting correspondence, and following up to see action items through to completion).
    • Serve as a liaison to cross-functional groups across the entire company
    • Compile, author, and edit briefing materials and build presentations as requested


    • Strong executive presence and proven leadership skills
    • Ability to articulate and direct an aggressive functional/operating agenda in a fast-paced, intense and highly-matrixed environment.
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with the ability to negotiate and influence, while exercising sensitivity to the audience
    • Ability to understand and successfully take charge of difficult organizational problems and to formulate/drive appropriate solutions
    • Ability to interface with and work with individuals at all levels
    • Experience in Entertainment Industry
    • Knowledge of budgeting processes
    • 7+ years’ experience in a leadership role


    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.


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