Job alert: Booking Agent

To complement our current team, we are looking for someone who would like to work in the world of electronic music, in the field of booking, representing, and working with techno artists.

Octo­pus Agents is a book­ing agency based in Ams­ter­dam that focus­es on con­tem­po­rary elec­tron­ic dance music. We han­dle book­ings for about 40 artists worldwide.

Vacan­cy: Book­ing Agent (m/​f/​x)

Activ­i­ties:

• Doing active acqui­si­tion in favour of shows for artist(s);

• Pro­cess­ing incom­ing requests for artist(s);

• Agen­da man­age­ment with regard to book­ings for artist(s);

• Nego­ti­at­ing and book­ing performances;

• Active­ly build­ing and main­tain­ing a world­wide net­work of artists, pro­mot­ers and venues;

• Set­ting up, devel­op­ing and book­ing inter­na­tion­al tours;

• Being the link between the artist and the out­side world;

• Set­ting up and work­ing on annu­al strat­e­gy in con­sul­ta­tion with artist (and/​or) management;

• The posi­tion is in line with high­er professional/​HBO edu­ca­tion think­ing and work­ing level.


Who are you?

• You are mad about (elec­tron­ic) music;

• You are able to work and trade both com­mer­cial­ly and creatively;

• You com­mu­ni­cate a lot, with­out los­ing an overview;

• You like to learn;

• You work care­ful­ly and feel respon­si­ble for your actions;

• You are able to work proac­tive­ly and as part of a team;

• Con­scious about the state of our planet;

• You keep inclu­siv­i­ty in mind, in both thoughts and actions;

• A love for tech­no music and knowl­edge of the scene is a plus;

• Flu­ent in Eng­lish in speak­ing and writ­ing, any extra lan­guage is a bonus.


What do we offer?

• Full-time posi­tion with­in the music indus­try in the field of bookings;

• A pleas­ant, hard­work­ing team and a fun, casu­al work­place where you will gain a lot of experience;

• Pro­fil­ing your­self and build­ing up a inter­na­tion­al net­work in elec­tron­ic music;

• Per­son­al guid­ance from oth­er team members;

• An employ­er who encour­ages and sup­ports express­ing ambitions;

• Nice start­ing salary and devel­op­ment plan for the future.

We con­scious­ly choose to adver­tise the vacan­cy wide­ly so that every­one can respond.

Stim­u­lat­ing diver­si­ty in a broad sense (ideas, cul­ture, gen­der, sex­u­al pref­er­ence, reli­gion) is an impor­tant spear­head for Octo­pus Agents as a com­pa­ny. We are there­fore build­ing a well-bal­anced work­force and we need you to do so. For this posi­tion, can­di­dates from cul­tur­al­ly diverse back­grounds are strong­ly encour­aged to apply.

Start date: in consultation

Inter­est­ed?

Mail your resume and moti­va­tion before May 1, 2022 to:

[email protected]​octopus-​agents.​com for the atten­tion of Dion Ver­beek & Jop Verberne.


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