Columbia Artists seeks candidates for the position of Booking Agent to secure engagements for its distinguished roster of touring productions, classical artists, orchestras and live-to-picture concert events in concert halls, performing arts centers, theatres, festivals and with symphony orchestras throughout North America.
Responsibilities include the securing of engagements by identifying prospective presenters, promoting a diverse cross-section of musical artists and negotiating engagement dates, fees and related details. Communication and impeccable organizational skills, an acute attention to detail and the ability to prioritize are essential. Candidates must thrive in a fast-paced environment, be assertive in their dealings and show initiative and care in their work.
Constant focus and proper execution of the artists’ and attractions’ individualized booking plan is at the heart of this position. Success will be defined through this individual’s ability to establish productive working relationships with presenting organizations throughout North America.
Candidates must have a broad spectrum of knowledge and appreciation for the performing arts and classical music. Additionally, candidates must have the ability to engage in conversation and relay interest, passion and excitement when securing engagements for the roster of artists. This individual must be an instinctive networker and strong negotiator with the ability to connect with the leaders of our field. Prior experience in booking/sales, performing arts/theatrical presentation, marketing, management and/or production, as well as academic coursework relating to the field would serve this individual well.
Published on 24 April 2019