Booking Agent (Music Business)
*FLUENT ENGLISH REQUIRED*
(written and spoken -- about 70% computer-based-work & about 30% phone)
**Please be sure to fill out and return attached 'Questionnaire' (ATTACHED)
as well as your "Skills assessment exam" (11 questions) with your application**
Go here for your "Skills assessment exam":
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...and download the documents (there is the 'Exam' as well as several other documents you will need to reference in order to answer some of the questions). Once completed, please attach your 'Exam' document along with the 'Questionnaire' to your application.
Full-time U.S.A. based touring artist seeks new agent to
book and maintain work schedule that is profitable AND manageable to both artist & agent.
This will involve handling various day-to-day business tasks, such as:
-Concert Bookings (by phone & email)
-Contact Database Management (Excel)
-Paperwork (invoices, contracts, etc forms)
-Record Label Shopping
-Booking Side Work (Studio Sessions, Musician-For-Hire Fill-in Gigs, Guitar Lessons, Modeling Work...)
-Travel Arrangements (hotels, AirBnb's, flights, rental cars…)
-Event Calendar Maintainance (Google Calendar, etc)
-Online Research (finding new venues, etc)
Expect to work about 10 hours per week for starters (could vary from 10 - 30
hours a week over time, depending on task at hand). You will be making calls to U.S.A. phone numbers (between 8a - 5p Mon-Fri EST, unless otherwise instructed), and are required to take care of your own phone/dialer. Reliability is of utmost importance; if you aren't able to consistently commit 15 hours per week (and a bit more on occasion), then please do NOT apply.
Qualities I'm looking for:
-exceptional written English, & email etiquette (grammar, spelling, punctuation, tact)
-"go-getter," always motivated to close a 'sale' (booking) & haggle for the best deal
-impeccable *attention to detail* & instructions (documents, schedules, records...)
-superb organizational skills
-great spoken English, accent & telephone etiquette
-ability to improvise and sort out unexpected issues that arise
If you wish to apply:
-please copy and paste the following phrase as BOTH the SUBJECT *AND* the FIRST LINE of the body of your reply to this ad:
"Booking Agent (Music Business) Job: YES, I Actually READ the Description"
(to prove that you actually read this far!)
-mention how much $ you need (my starting budget is tentatively set at $3.90/hour)
-fill out and return attached 1-page 'Questionnaire' with your application (*Link at end of post*)
-your completed "Skills assessment exam" (see above)
That is ALL I need in your initial reply
Upon receiving your reply (*including questionnaire & skills exam), if you are chosen, we will then proceed with:
- trial assignment (allow 2-4 hours) PAID
- your MBTI personality type (If unsure, test here for free: [login to view URL] )
- phone/skype interview
Upon completing this process, if chosen, we would then proceed with thorough specialized training (involving detailed text & video tutorials--*at no out of pocket cost to you*) in order to get you fully up to speed on the various tasks involved.
If you are the right person for this job, I am looking
forward to your application!
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