Analyse data. Make predictions. Plan for the worst, and strategically prepare for the best possible outcomes. If you are passionate about identifying, measuring and making decisions on operational or enterprise risks, you may want to pursue a career as a risk manager with a specialization in sport and entertainment venue management.
As a risk manager, you will probably:
While salaries vary greatly by venue size, level of responsibility and location, those working as risk manager typically earn a median salary of $70,890 (as of 2016).
Job opportunities for venue managers are growing at a rate of 4.9% nationally and at a rate of 13.2% in North Carolina.
Most of these positions require at least a bachelor’s degree, and about a third require a master’s degree, graduate work or a graduate level certificate. The Graduate Certificate in Sport and Entertainment Venue Management fills a niche requirement specific to working as a risk manager for sports arenas, convention centers and entertainment venues.
Looking for real life examples of risk manager jobs that involve working with entertainment venues? Network through the International Association of Venue Managers to get to know colleagues and potential employers.
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Ready for a challenging and rewarding career? Apply now to get the education required for an exciting career in sport and entertainment venue management.