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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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Booking Agent

  • Book national and international tours for [company name] artist roster
  • Maintain communication with and negotiate terms of band's contract with venues.
  • Coordinate travel logistics with band leaders
  • Reach out to other bands to perform with and share the bill with [company name]'s Artists and assist in localized show promoting
  • Show promotion through social media
  • Press kit creation
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Entrepreneurship And Small Business Management
42

Booking Agent / Talent Management  

  • In charge of all artists booking inquiries, generate event bookings, negotiate event contracts, and manage artist social marketing websites.
  • Administrative Work: Event contracts and negotiations, booking appointments and meetings, tour management, scheduling travel and event itinerary, etc.
  • Companies worked with: AM Only, Deckstar, Seminal Music, Insomniac Events, Future Music Entertainment, Disco Donnie Events, etc.
  • Highlights: DEORRO USA Tour 2012 (35 Events, 15 States), DEORRO Australia Tour (15 Events)
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Business Entertainment
AS
Business Administration
43

Booking Agent

Texas-Country band management for 20 different acts.

  • Email and call various venues around the state, pitching them the various bands that are represented.
  • Work as a team with other agents to insure the bands are getting the attention and venues that they want.
  • Negotiate rates for artists with venues
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
Psychology, Transfer Student
English Teacher
44

Booking Agent

  • Liaison between clients and talent to see a project through from beginning to end
  • Host and Coordinate Castings/Go Sees for DSW, major modeling agencies like FORD Models, Factor Women, and Chosen Men; as well as local publications including Capital Style and 614 Magazines.
  • Conducted a large casting for Fashion Week Columbus 2010 Runway Show with 90 models
  • Ability to research and negotiate day rates, usage rates, terms of use with clients as well as, coordinate the shoot date, locations, call times, wardrobe, before a talent is booked on set.
  • Review and sign any necessary legal releases prior to a shoot.
  • Coach and Train New Agents and Interns and over see daily tasks
  • Implement & Present processes and systems to keep the office organized and to improve standards
  • Organize and Coordinate large auditions hosting casting directors, organize photo shoots with photographers, and agency events
  • Maintain a strong professional relationship with clients and talent
  • Wrote an article for African American Lifestyle Magazine on 5 Tips to be a Successful Model
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
45

Business, Events Manager and Booking Agent

  • Collect fees, commissions, and other payments, according to contract terms.
  • Develop contacts with individuals and organizations, and apply effective strategies and techniques to ensure their clients' success.
  • Schedule promotional and performance engagements for clients.
  • Negotiate with managers, promoters, and other persons regarding clients' contractual rights and obligations.
  • Manage business and financial affairs for clients, such as arranging travel and lodging, selling tickets, and directing marketing and advertising activities.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Communications
46

Southeast Booking Agent

Negotiate financial compensation for all performances & engaging performance contracts.

  • Work with bands and individual artists to build relationships with music venues, special events, and music festivals.
  • Booking regional and national tours for local artists.
  • Leader of local non-profit music fundraising events.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
47

Owner/artist/booking Agent, Producer

Responsible for the day to day operations of running a record Label and booking agency

  • Work with venue owners, club promoters, artists directly securing performance dates and touring
  • Write, record, and produce music for Free Poets under the monarch Peg-Leg
  • Represent, Record, Produce, Book and Promote the Free-Poets roster of artists
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
AS
Science
48

Booking Agent

  • Helping find support or headlining artists for tours and negotiating financial compensation for all performances
  • Provide and send out promotional copies of CDs in advance of the release to magazines, newspapers, web sites, TV shows and radio stations.
  • Assist artists with production, recording studio and session time and music selection
  • Maintain artist’s calendars of upcoming events
  • Build and maintain relationships with publicists, agents, managers, etc.

  • Maintain and track database files on all talent including contracts, calendar, etc.

  • Set up general meetings, create compilation reels, transcribe contracts and all other booking needs
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
MA
Internet Marketing
MS
Entertainment Business
49

Reservations/booking Agent

Booking reservations for existing and new customers.

  • Providing rates for local trip as well as providing affiliate rates for trips outside of the local DFW area.
  • Researching and communicating with affiliates to obtain rate information and general information for clients.
  • Handling a multi-line phone system and transferring calls accordingly.
  • Assisting in creating detail itineraries for leisure groups and corporate accounts.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Psychology
50

Partner / Booking Agent

  • Responsible agent for the Midwest and West coast regions of the United States
  • Negotiate performance contracts and concert fees for various major recording artists
  • Coordinate and implement national & international tours for various major recording artists.
  • Develop and maintain relationship with radio programmers, club owners and national & local promoters
  • Provide national exposure opportunities for unsigned artists
Candidate Info
32
years in
workforce
20
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting

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