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Ground Control Touring is Hiring!

Posted 05/14/2018

Ground Control Touring is hiring an Administrative Assistant, to be based in our Brooklyn office. 

Ground Control Touring is a boutique booking agency based in Brooklyn, NY, with an office in Los Angeles. We represent a diverse roster of acts that includes Belle and Sebastian, Big Thief, Conor Oberst, Hop Along, Jenny Lewis, Joyce Manor, Kurt Vile, Parquet Courts, and many others. 

The Administrative Assistant will perform a wide variety of duties in support of our agents and agency associates. The ideal candidate 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. A math aptitude test may be part of the interview process. 

Duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:
• Phones/reception
• Entering extensive event and deal information into our database
• Managing flow of contracts and deposits
• Monitoring ticket sales and promotion
• Interacting with client teams (managers, labels, publicists)
• Assisting agents with tour bookings and coordinating tour announcements
• Management and upkeep of office facilities and supplies
• Website and social media maintenance

Applicants should possess the following skills/experience:
• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• 1-2 years prior office/administrative experience required
• Music industry experience is strongly preferred, ideally at a booking agency
• Ability to understand complex deal structure for clients’ fees
• Strong (Mac) computer and Internet skills
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational and analytic skills, and a passion for accuracy

This is a fast-paced office. We run a tight ship, but we are also avid show-goers and music fans. We hope the person who joins us will be a music lover who is as committed as we are to the development of our artists’ careers. Please submit resumes to nicole@groundcontroltouring.com.

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