Booking Agent

Booking Agent

Ovation Artist Group is a growing department within a 34 year-old, leading Nashville-based booking agency. The Company is seeking a candidate to fulfill the role of Booking Agent. The ideal candidate’s proven track record will include successful lead generation, new market development activities, and high client satisfaction.

Job Description​

  • Book musical and performance artists into various live performance venues from the roster of OAG.
  • Responsible for a territorial focus on PACS, symphonies, colleges, city festivals, clubs, listening rooms, churches, promoters and other venues
  • Collect fees, commissions, or other payments according to contract terms
  • Confer with clients to develop strategies for their careers, and to explain actions taken on their behalf
  • Achieve a call volume of no less than 40 contact touches per day
  • Develop contacts with individuals and organizations, and apply effective strategies and techniques to ensure their clients' success
  • Schedule promotional or performance engagements for clients
  • Negotiate with managers, promoters, and other persons regarding clients' contractual rights and obligations
  • Keep informed of industry trends and deals
  • Conduct auditions or interviews to evaluate potential clients
  • Arrange meetings concerning issues involving their clients
     

Background

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in similar field or sales background preferred
  • B.A. or B.S. in business or related field preferred but not required
  • Keeps a positive attitude in all business dealings
  • Capable of exceptional interpersonal skills with a customer-centric orientation   
  • Works as a team player when needed but capable of working as a self-starter
  • Driven to achieve goals both personally and professionally
     

Miscellaneous

  • Position reports to President/CEO
  • A 401-K retirement plan is available to all employees after one year
  • Given the highly competitive nature of the business, a standard non-compete is required upon hire
  • Position will be based in the greater Nashville, TN area
  • Travel required
  • Occasional night/weekend hours are required in addition to normal office hours
     

Ovation Artist Group is affiliated with Jeff Roberts & Associates, a leading contemporary, Christian music booking agency. The organization is a faith-based Company with both servanthood and integrity as foundational pillars for both internal and external customers.   


Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to careers@ovationag.com.