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Ground Control Touring is hiring

Ground Control Touring is hiring

Posted 08/30/2021

Ground Control Touring is excited to be hiring for a variety of positions:

Agency Associate – Brooklyn
Agency Associate – Los Angeles
Administrative Assistant – Brooklyn

Please find job descriptions below. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and social media links to jobs@groundcontroltouring.com

Agency Associate
The Agency Associate will perform a wide variety of duties in support of our Agents. These duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:

· Assisting Agents with tour bookings and coordinating tour announcements
· Managing the flow of holds, offers, contracts, deposits, ticket counts and finals
· Entering extensive event and deal information into our database
· Interacting with client teams (managers, labels, publicists)
· Monitoring ticket sales, evaluating tour marketing plans and promotional execution

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

Administrative Assistant
The Administrative Assistant will perform a wide variety of duties in support of our Agents and Agency Associates. Duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:

· Entering extensive event and deal information into our database
· Managing the flow of contracts, deposits, ticket counts and finals
· Maintenance of agency contact grids + ad hoc data and research projects
· Website maintenance and social media coordination
· Management and upkeep of office facilities (when eventually applicable), supplies and calendars

Applicants should possess the following skills/experience:

· Prior office / administrative experience required. Music industry experience is preferred.
· Strong math skills
· Computer (Mac, Microsoft Office Suite) and internet (Gmail, Google Docs) proficiency
· Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
· Unparalleled organizational, time management and problem-solving instincts

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 and Los Angeles, CA. We represent a diverse roster of acts which includes Angel Olsen, Ani DiFranco, Bill Callahan, Big Thief, Conor Oberst, Deafheaven, Japanese Breakfast, Kikagaku Moyo, Parquet Courts, Shannon & The Clams, Surf Curse, Whitney and many others.

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