Senior Agent Assistant - Music




Position:
Senior Agent Assistant - Music
Employer:
Handle Recruitment
Category:
Music
Location:
UK - London
Salary:
DOE
Date Posted:
Oct 24th 2017
Handle Recruitment

Handle Recruitment is working with a well -known live music agency to source a Senior Agent Assistant to join their growing team.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing, distributing and filing emails for Agent/Booker
  • Liaising and assigning work and tasks to other Assistants
  • Dealing with TM / PM detail requests, keeping Agent/Booker informed of any developments
  • Chasing deposits– alert agent / booker if Accounts make you aware these are late
  • Collating detailed information in preparation for meetings
  • Inputting all offers into the schedule upon receipt – to include all detail ie. stage times, support info, marketing budget etc.
  • Guest lists requests
  • Keeping on top of festival line ups / schedules and alerting Agent to any changes, approval of festival merchandise
  • Announce on sale plans from promoter to management team, to include pre- sale management if applicable
  • Liaising with the record label / management regarding media partners
  • Sending artwork to management for approval and getting approval to Promoters
  • Issue and record contracts – to management & Tour managers & Promoters
  • Liaising between promoters and tour managers regarding the Artists’ invoicing for their fees and advising on ways to reduce withholding taxes where applicable
  • Applying for work permits where applicable
  • Booking travel and hotels for agents
  • Assisting with agents diary management

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven long term experience, knowledge and understanding of live music agencies
  • Experience of coordinating international shows / tours to arena, stadium and festival headline status
  • A proven track record in coordinating diaries and logistics of a highly confidential nature in a similar environment or comparative organisation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent skills on programmes such as Excel and Word
  • Attention to detail, great time keeping and the ability to prioritise and juggle lots of tasks at once

This is an outstanding opportunity for a skilled and experienced Agent Assistant looking to forge a career at a Live Agency in a very well respected organisation with a fantastic roster.

Immediate interview for successful candidates, please email a CV and covering letter to catriona@handle.co.uk

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