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Ground Control Touring is Hiring an Agency Associate to be based in our Los Angeles office

Posted 09/18/2018

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

Ground Control Touring is a boutique booking agency with offices in Brooklyn, NY and Los Angeles, CA. We represent a diverse roster of acts that includes Angel Olsen, Belle and Sebastian, Big Thief, Hop Along, Japanese Breakfast, Jenny Lewis, Kurt Vile, Parquet Courts, 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
• Some management and upkeep of office facilities and supplies may be required
• Light 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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