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Booking Agent
Musica Pacifica

Oakland, CA

MUSICA PACIFICA, ONE OF AMERICA’S PREMIER BAROQUE ENSEMBLES, SEEKS A BOOKING AGENT.

This part-time position starts at 15-20 hours per week; Although Musica Pacifica is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, candidates could work remotely from other areas of the country.

Note: if more hours are desired, another organization, also in need of a booking agent, could potentially double these hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Regularly and consistently contact presenters by phone and email to secure concert engagements.
  • Maintain and grow/develop database of prospective presenters active in booking live performances of classical music.
  • Prepare copy for bi-monthly or monthly newsletter emailed to presenters and mailing list; distribute to list.
  • Potentially negotiate fees and arrangements with presenters when group is engaged.
  • Create simple sales sheets with graphics.
  • Possibly other PR duties to be discussed.

 

Qualifications:

  • Sales ability, including making cold calls, tracking contacts, timely follow-up, and closing deals.
  • A familiarity with classical music is required, and familiarity with early music preferred.
  • Experience in this field is desirable, but resourcefulness, discipline and the ability to work independently are even more important.
  • Competence with email, a direct mail platform (such as MailChimp), word processing, preparing marketing pieces, and database management.
  • Basic to intermediate graphic design skills.

 

Compensation: an hourly fee plus commission on any engagements booked.

Please submit resume, cover letter and hourly salary requirements to Peter McDowell Arts Consulting, search@petermcdowell.com



Contact:Peter McDowell Arts Consulting
Email:search@petermcdowell.com
Website: http://musicapacifica.org/

Deadline: 01-15-2018


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