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Ground Control Touring seeks Agency Associate in our Portland office

Ground Control Touring seeks Agency Associate in our Portland office

Posted 07/12/2022

Ground Control Touring is looking to hire an Agency Associate in our Portland office!

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter & resume to jobs@groundcontroltouring.com

The Agency Associate will perform a wide variety of duties in support of their Agent supervisor. These duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:
· Assisting Agent with all facets of tour booking.
· Coordinating and booking fill dates for Agent clients.
· Managing the flow of holds, offers, tour announcements, contracts, and deposits.
· Entering extensive event and deal information into our database.
· Interacting with client teams (managers, labels, publicists, touring crew).
· Monitoring ticket sales, evaluating tour marketing plans and executing promotional strategies in tandem with Agency tour marketing efforts.

Applicants should possess the following skills/experience:

· Bachelor’s degree preferred
· Prior office/administrative experience required
· 2-3 years music industry experience is required, ideally in a booking or live entertainment setting that involves familiarity with settlement sheets and complex artist deal structures.
· Strong excel and math proficiency
· Quickbooks familiarity a plus
· Strong (Mac) computer and Internet skills
· Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
· Strong organizational and analytic skills, and a passion for accuracy and proactive problem solving.

The ideal candidate for these roles is someone who is professional and personable, able to multitask effectively (while prioritizing time-sensitive projects), attentive to details both large and small, and has a familiarity with our roster.

This is a fast-paced office. We run a tight ship, but are also avid show-goers and music fans. We hope the individuals who join us will be music lovers who are as committed as we are to the development of our artists’ careers.

Ground Control Touring is a boutique booking agency with offices in Brooklyn, NY, Los Angeles, CA and Portland, OR. We represent a diverse roster of acts which includes Angel Olsen, Ani DiFranco, Bill Callahan, Big Thief, Conor Oberst, Deafheaven, Japanese Breakfast, Kikagaku Moyo, Kim Gordon, Kurt Vile, Parquet Courts, Shannon & The Clams, Surf Curse, Whitney and many others.

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