Agent Assistant - Music

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Position:
Agent Assistant - Music
Employer:
Handle Recruitment
Category:
Talent Agent
Location:
UK - London
Salary:
DOE
Date Posted:
May 8th 2017
Handle Recruitment

Handle Recruitment is working with a well- known Live Music Agency to source an Agent Assistant to join their team in London.

Reporting directly to one Agent, key responsibilities will include:

  • Organising Agent’s work diary including setting up and advancing meetings, travel arrangements, answering calls and taking messages, drafting correspondence.
  • Working closely with Artists Managers and Artists, ensuring that all their requirements are met.
  • Chasing signed contracts from Promoters, adding all confirmed shows to a central booking bible; chasing deposits and balances and acting accordingly.
  • Working with promoter and various departments within these companies after confirmation of shows/tour until completion.
  • Ensuring Artist contract templates are kept up to date with any changes.
  • Confirming receipt of Artists Riders, Technical Specifications and Press Kits from Promoters.
  • Obtaining Ticket links for tours and sending to Artist Managers, chasing ticket sales.
  • Making sure a new signing sheet is sent to new act along with Artist terms of business.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of issuing contracts for Artists using File Maker Pro and working comprehensively with Databases.
  • Proficient skills on Mac computers and programmes such as Excel, Word, Entourage or Apple Email.
  • Attention to detail, great time keeping and the ability to prioritise and juggle lots of tasks at once.
  • A good knowledge and understanding of the Live Music industry - Agency experience is desirable but not essential.
  • A proven track record in coordinating diaries of a highly confidential nature in a similar environment or comparative organisation.
  • Music knowledge – preferably of Grime, Hip Hop and Drum and Bass

This is an outstanding opportunity for anyone looking to forge a career at an Agency in a very well respected organisation.

Immediate interview for successful candidates, please apply with CV and covering letter.

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