Full Time Job

Founders Entertainment - Talent Buyer Assistant & Artist Marketing Manager

Live Nation

Remote / Virtual 07-27-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Talent Buyer Assistant & Artist Marketing Manager for Gov Ball and Sound On Sound Music Festivals: Founders Entertainment is currently looking for a Talent Buyer Assistant & Artist Marketing Manager to join their team! Responsibilities include working with agents, bands, clubs, and festival/event venues to arrange for shows and performances, as well as overseeing artist marketing for the events we produce or as hired by third parties.

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Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
• Manage calendar of meetings and calls for Partner throughout the year
• Review festival artist contracts, mark-up accordingly, and work with Partner & legal to address. Communicate with Festival Director and Production Director on artist production buyouts, bill backs via shared tracking doc.
• Research and track audience and artist trends as it relates to live performance. Communicate with Festival Director and FE team members as appropriate (patron / fan behavioral trends, artist performance habits, security needs etc.)
• Support Partner with Admin/calendar/meeting/travel set up
• Compile and organize artist submissions for events
• Compile and organize artist offers (pending/confirms/passes/etc)
• Compile and organize contracts and deposits via tracking doc
• Work with C3 and Partner to monitor agency festival contracts and addendums
• Compile, organize, and manage pre-show/after show calendars for fests and share them with Founders team
• Track payments from co-promoters for side/pre/after shows and communicate with accounting
• Cover shows on Partner's behalf when unable to attend
• Scout talent and interface with agents, management, etc.
• Handle AMEX statement and receipt/coding procurement for Partner
• Oversee Artist Marketing for Founders' festivals and events
• Communicate with Marketing Team on all artist updates / areas of interest
• Coordinate social posts, compile recaps of social efforts
• Ensure artists have listed and posted GB on their sites/platforms
• Work on email inclusion in artist emails
• Brainstorm artist focused promotions for Founders events and oversee them from ideas to fruition
• Manage Founders' Team Member internal guest list approval and ticket/pass issuance
• Ensure requests are approved by a Partner
• Make sure charity fees are collected when needed
• Other duties and projects as assigned

Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
• 2+ years' experience in talent booking or related field
• Experience in all aspects of producing a show (i.e. marketing, production, settlement, and buying)
• Ability to understand the financial aspects of producing the show
• Interested and enthusiastic about music, including extensive knowledge of national music scene in order to create successful festivals, as well as provide solid support
• Integrity in the way you operate day-to-day business and the way you deal with people
• Demonstrate initiative. Proactively seek solutions to problems. Offer up ideas for a better way of doing things. Be enthusiastic and energetic in your approach to your job. Commit to putting in extra effort.
• Communicate effectively by organizing and delivering information appropriately and listening actively to others
• Exhibit adaptability by being flexible in handling change, able to juggle multiple demands, and adapting to new situations with fresh ideas or innovative approaches
• Resiliency – stay composed, confident, optimistic and in problem-solving mode when the going gets tough
• Possess the overall skills needed to perform the job well, paying close attention to organization, detail, accuracy, timeliness and completeness
• Proficient in MS Excel and Word
• Ability to travel and work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
• Live Nation's policy regarding vaccinations and masking will evolve based upon updated regulations and factors related to COVID-19. Currently, we strongly encourage employees to be fully vaccinated or have received a negative COVID test within [24] hours of entering an office.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d52433-3-236-225-157-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Live Nation

Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.