Dinin Arts Management & Consulting seeks a driven and experienced Booking Agent. This position is part-time and will remain remote permanently.
-Establish, build, and maintain successful relationships with a wide range of presenter contacts throughout North America and beyond, including performing arts centers, orchestras, concert series, and music festivals, among others. Understand the nuances of managing these conversations amidst the challenging and inconsistent constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic.
-Effectively target and enthusiastically communicate artist programs and projects with a variety of organizational and personality types by email, phone, and video-conferencing platforms.
-Secure engagements and tours for artists on the roster in strategic communication with the company Director. For all proceeding engagements, negotiate fees, manage programs, oversee contracts, update company and artist calendars with new dates, advance travel and performance logistics, and create artist itineraries.
-Accurately record financial information for each engagement, process relevant invoices, and track artist payment.
-Serve as a strong representative of the company on the phone, in person (safely when possible), and at select booking conferences and performances.
-Update website and social media accounts as needed.
-Must have at least 2 years of experience in the artist management or presenting sphere, with a proven track record in booking or engaging classical artists. Existing personal relationships with presenting organizations, classical artists, and other industry figures is desirable.
-Must have a deep knowledge and interest in classical music including the current affairs of artists and performing artist presenters.
-Must be highly motivated, efficient, and detail-oriented with a strategic mindset and excellent written and oral communication skills.
-Must exhibit an optimistic attitude, resilience, dependability, flexibility, and the ability to work well under pressure.
-Must have the physical space and mental drive to effectively work remotely and must remain committed to working honestly and productively in communication with the company Director.
-Must have a general understanding of Squarespace and the language of classical music figures on social media.
Please send your resume and cover letter in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application review will begin February 1. Please note that due to limited staffing, only successful candidates will be contacted.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Dinin Arts Management & Consulting
Dinin Arts Management & Consulting is a boutique classical agency founded in 2016. Offering a fresh and personalized approach to management, Dinin Arts maintains a roster of premiere classical soloists and ensembles including violinists Arnaud Sussmann and Danbi Um, violist Paul Neubauer, pianists David Fung and Einav Yarden, the Lysander Piano Trio, the SPA Trio (with Susanna Phillips, Paul Neubauer, and Anne-Marie McDermott), and the Amernet String Quartet.