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Booking Agents work for artists or performers and are responsible for securing the best gigs, negotiating contracts, arranging travel, and promoting concerts and other events. They may also be required to communicate with representatives of newspapers, magazines and other media. Resumes displaying qualifications such as excellent organizational skills, strong communication and negotiation abilities, proactivity, and enthusiasm are usually preferred by artists. Those seeking to work as Booking Agents are not required too much formal education; the most successful example resumes are those highlighting extensive experience and an attractive clientele list.

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11

Concert Booking Agent

Developed and launched booking agency for tri-state area

  • Created web portal that has improved communication flow and added an effective marketing tool for business development
  • Performed ongoing customer/market research and demographic profiling to capitalize on new markets
  • Assumed a lead role in team meetings and help finalize concert events
  • Grew portfolio of accounts/bands by creating advertisements in print and online through various social media outlets
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Business Administration
Corporate Finance
12

Booking Agent

Computed cost of travel and accommodations, using calculator, computer, carrier tariff books, and hotel rate books, and quoted package tour's costs.

  • Conversed with customer to determine destination, mode of transportation, travel dates, financial considerations, and accommodations required.
  • Booked transportation and hotel reservations, using computer terminal and telephone.
  • Planned, described, arranged, and sold itinerary tour packages and promotional travel incentives offered by various travel carriers.
  • Checked to ensure that appropriate changes were made to resolve customers' problems.
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
13

Booking Agent

Successful promotions allow agent to book over a year in advance, making work easier.

  • Detail oriented work never leaves clientele unhappy, expanding business.
  • Builds relationship with clients, which allows us to easily book regional and national tours year after year.
  • Taking advantage of social media appeal, emailing, and cold calling to increase sales and attract new clientele in new and innovative ways.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
14

Booking Agent

Booked shows, venues, managed and designed webpages, for the entertainment industry

  • Scheduled promotional or performance engagements for clients
  • Kept informed of industry trends and deals
  • Arranged meetings
  • Managed payroll for business and non-profitable bank accounts
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
15

Booking Agent

Assisted in developing a web site and set up blogs.

  • Involved in communicating and building business relationships with promoters.
  • Managed social networking sites for all artists.
  • Managed the booking calendar as needed.
  • Performed general administrative duties essential to the operation of the business
  • Set up a mass email system, which played a major part in the successful flow of communication throughout the business.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Marketing
16

Booking Agent

  • Collected fees, commissions, and other payments, according to contract terms.
  • Developed contacts with individuals and organizations, and applied effective strategies and techniques to ensure their clients' success.
  • Managed business and financial affairs for clients, such as arranging travel and lodging, selling tickets, and directing marketing and advertising activities.
  • Negotiated with managers, promoters, and other persons regarding clients' contractual rights and obligations.
  • Scheduled promotional and performance engagements for clients.
  • Conferred with clients to develop strategies for their careers, and to explain actions taken on their behalf.
  • Collected, counted and disbursed money, did basic bookkeeping, and completed banking transactions.
  • Answered telephones, directed calls and took messages.
  • Compiled, copied, sorted and filed records of office activities, business transactions and other activities.
  • Completed and mailed bills, contracts, policies, invoices and checks.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
17

Leader, Performer, Manager, Press/booking Agent, Media Coordinator, Artistic Director

  • Booking and organization for 25+ concerts in Cairo, Egypt, 7 cities in the United States
  • Production and promotion of 2 full-length albums (2012, 2014), 1 concert DVD (2014),
  • Raised $20,000+ through 2 Kickstarter campaigns for travel and performing expenses
  • Successfully applied for 2 visiting artist visas (P3) for Sudanese lead singer
  • Secured appearances on WBEZ Chicago, TEDxIndianapolis (2014)
  • Secured reviews in Afropop.org, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Indianapolis Star (2014)
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Studio Music & Jazz
MA
Arabic And Islamic Studies
18

Booking Agent

Provided opportunities for talented singers, rappers and dancers to perform to the public

  • Assisted the team by writing pitches and sharing ideas on how to advertise talents' videos and albums
  • Took detailed notes of the meetings to give to the unattended staff members
  • Contacted many outside companies, organizations and live houses and built good connections with them
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Music Business Management
19

Owner/booking Agent/artist Management

  • Conducted all business operations with up to six employees including agents, office staff and personnel for sales and marketing-based national and international music talent agency.
  • Managed and recruited talent, negotiated contracts for the exclusivity direction of client's career.
  • Coordinated event bookings with managers and publicists, securing successful tours/strong bookings at clubs, private venues, schools and festivals.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Liberal Arts
20

Booking Agent/box Office Coordinator

Kept log of music festivals that the band could attend and perform

  • Created profiles for the band on several different websites for the festivals planers to look at when we apply to the gigs
  • Managed ticket sales, box office on days of events, organized will call list, and volunteer schedules
  • Prepared bands flyers for possible gigs and fans to look at these include pictures, bios, and upcoming events
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Marketing Communications

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