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Booker

  • Full Time
  • London, UK
  • Posted 1 year ago
  • DOE
  • Closes June 18, 2023
  • This position has been filled.

Primary Talent International

The applicant must be extremely competent, have meticulous organisational and planning skills, along with good time management and attention to detail.

Must be a good multi-tasker, self-motivated, use own initiative, fast learner, and able to thrive in a busy and pressurised environment.

Including but not limited to the following:–

General

  • Booking and overseeing shows from start to finish
  • Working closely with Agent and Agent Assistant
  • Ability to develop, maintain and build relationships with Artists, managers, promoters, venues, record labels
  • Attend gigs and festivals in a professional capacity
  • Understanding of marketing plans and the gathering of approved promotional materials
  • Handling a large volume of emails
  • Overseeing a busy schedule of artists
  • Answering telephone enquiries
  • Maintaining and updating of Artist date sheets
  • Weekly ticket sales from on sale point for all ticketed shows; management to be updated weekly.
  • Issuing and filing Promoter and Artist Terms of Business/Chasing Promoter and Artist Terms of Business.
  • Updating database records where necessary
  • Chasing deposits and balances from promoters – at the time they are due/specified – and acting/reacting as necessary
  • Chasing signed contracts
  • Insure Artist shows where appropriate
  • Issuing Certificates of Sponsorship (UK work permits) for non-EU artists performing in the UK.
  • Chasing management for relevant information

Logistics

  • Working with promoters and various departments within these companies after confirmation of shows/tour until completion of show/tour
  • Extensively liaising and working with Artists directly or with Artists’ managers and Tour Managers, ensuring that requirements are met
  • Ensuring Promoters receive Artists Riders, Technical Specifications and Press Kits
  • Sending promo material automatically on show confirmation / general artwork for approval
  • Liaising with all parties (artist management / promoters) once announcement is established to gather everything needed (inc any pre sale ticket links / on sale links) in a timely manner and chasing / trouble shooting to make sure it goes ahead on time.

Contracts / Invoices / Tax / Accounting

  • Issuing show confirmations/deal memos
  • Raising and issuing contracts using Dealmaker.
  • Occasional raising of invoices for Artists.
  • Working closely with Artist Accountants and dealing with promoters on tax issues and required paperwork
  • When necessary, organise Indemnity Letters

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Proficient on Mac computers and programmes such as Excel and Word, Apple Email
  • Knowledge of online productivity tools such as Dropbox, Google Drive etc