Job Listing: Musical Ensemble Seeks Booking Agent

Musica Pacifica – San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Part-time, Commission

MUSICA PACIFICA, ONE OF AMERICA’S PREMIER BAROQUE ENSEMBLES, SEEKS A BOOKING AGENT.

This part-time position starts at 15-20 hours per month; Although Musica Pacifica is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, candidates could work remotely from other areas of the country.

Responsibilities:

· Regularly and consistently contact presenters by phone and email to secure concert engagements.

· Maintain and grow/develop database of prospective presenters active in booking live performances of classical music.

· Prepare copy for seasonal newsletter emailed to presenters and mailing list; distribute to list.

· Potentially negotiate fees and arrangements with presenters when group is engaged.

· Create simple promotional flyers with graphics.

· Possibly additional PR duties to be discussed. Some fundraising work may be added.

Qualifications:

· Sales ability, including making cold calls, tracking contacts, timely follow-up, and closing deals.

· A familiarity with classical music is required, and familiarity with early music preferred.

· Experience in this field is desirable, but resourcefulness, discipline and the ability to work independently are even more important.

· Competence with email, a direct mail platform (such as MailChimp), word processing, preparing marketing pieces, and database management.

· Basic to intermediate graphic design skills.

Compensation: An hourly fee plus commission on any engagements booked. Pay is $18-20/hr depending on level of previous booking experience.

Please submit resume and cover letter to Judy Linsenberg [email protected]

Job Type: Part-time