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Assistant to Comedy Talent Agent 16/05/2018
  • SectorEntertainment
  • TypePermanent
  • LocationLondon

Our client, a global entertainment booking agency is looking for a proactive Assistant to a Comedy Talent Agent.

Duties of the role:

  • Advance shows in terms of venue info, parking, timings, contact details
  • Costings – Checking and comparing, collating for management  
  • Keep booking schedules up to date
  • Marketing - Handling artwork, collating and explaining marketing plans & summaries,
  • Contact event promoters to collate venue / festival availability based tour periods
  • Organise interviews and PR
  • Keep up to date artist riders and touring information
  • Collect artist support suggestions from agents and presenting to management
  • Check ticket sales and send counts to management
  • Schedule announcement dates for tickets to go on sale
  • Create, issue and exchange contracts for live shows and tours
  • Invoices – Requesting from management / accounts team
  • Approve statements for final settlement with the artist
  • Taxes – minimising tax for artists alongside their accounts team
  • Filing for A1 and other immigration forms / CoS for UK artists
  • Completing work permit applications as needed
  • Day to day liaison between promoters and management/tour managers/PR
  • Manage festival and headline show guest lists, helping management/contacts with requests

The successful candidate must:

  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Be able to prioritise a busy workload
  • Maintain a positive and proactive attitude
  • Have a keen interest in learning about the business and developing themselves
  • Be able to develop business relationships
  • Have strong Excel and Word skills

It is also desirable if the candidate has a keen interest and understanding of the comedy industry and is educated to a University level.

Please send all applications to jenny@themusicmarket.co.uk. Due to the volume of applications, we cannot respond to every candidate that applies for this vacancy. Should you not hear from us within 10 working days, please assume you have been unsuccessful at this time. If you are already registered with us, please contact your consultant directly.

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