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Ground Control Touring is Hiring an Agency Associate for our Los Angeles Office

Posted 09/03/2019

Ground Control Touring is hiring an Agency Associate, to be based in our Los Angeles office.

Ground Control Touring is a booking agency with offices in Brooklyn, NY and Los Angeles, CA. We represent a diverse roster of acts that includes Big Thief, Conor Oberst, Deafheaven, Hop Along, Joyce Manor, Japanese Breakfast, Lala Lala, and many others.

The Agency Associate will perform a wide variety of duties in support of our Agents. 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.

Duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:
• 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
• Website and social media maintenance
• Management and upkeep of office facilities and supplies
• Phones/reception

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
• 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.

Interested applicants please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@groundcontroltouring.com

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