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AEG Presents; the Touring, Festival and mid-sized venue division of AEG Europe are seeking a Head of Touring, who will be responsible for all aspects of tour administration, including but not limited to: Financial modelling, hiring, leadership of touring management staff and co-ordinating with other departments such as marketing, finance, and ticketing.
You’ll ensure the timely and effective communication of all show and tour activity across all departments and with external stakeholders such as local promoters / agents and tour liaison.
You’ll collaborate with other department leaders from areas such as marketing, finance and legal and work closely with the promoter team ensuring they’re following processes and maintaining a prospective future tours pipeline for all promoters.
You’ll be responsible for leading and motivating the touring team, overseeing any training and recruitment when required.
You’ll oversee the routing of multiple tours with multiple venues at any given time; develop and maintain relationships with external contacts such as talent bookers / tour liaisons and venue managers and oversee artist contracts and highlight opportunities for the company.
Whilst reviewing artist rider requirements, effect on the budget and raise any management concerns regarding this; you’ll maintain an overview of the Certificate of sponsorship (work permit) process and ensure all necessary applications are processed in good time.
We are looking for someone with relevant and substantial experience from a Live Music / Entertainment touring background. You’ll have knowledge of the UK music/touring industry and must have established contacts e.g., venue promoters, production representatives etc.
With excellent financial skills you’ll be highly organised and able to work within a high-pressure environment.
You’ll have effective communication skills and be able to build good working relationships with both internal teams and external stakeholders.
You’ll want to raise the bar in this role, be solutions focussed and look for ways to maximise efficiency. We encourage new ideas and innovation. We’ll give you a thorough induction where you’ll get to meet other new employees and learn about our culture and values and what it’s like to work at AEG. We will give you all the training in our systems, policies and procedures so that you’ll be set up for success.
Where: You’ll be based at our head office in Blackfriars and we’re currently working 4 days in the office and 1 day remotely, we offer flexible start and end times and welcome flexible working conversations.
So why apply?
AEG is an inclusive organisation where we value everybody’s contribution. We empower and trust our people to do the right thing. We go the extra mile, for our customers and each other, every time. We are always open to new ideas and respect all opinions. We support and bring out the best in each other. We really value our people and inspire them to be the best in class, always!
You can find out about our Vision and Values here and our Employee Network groups here.
Our commitment to inclusion
We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. We believe in equality of opportunity for all and our approach to recruitment and selection is fair, open and based purely on merit. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. If you require reasonable adjustments in any recruitment process with us, please make us aware.