Vacancy: Senior Producer (m/f/x)

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

Activ­i­ties:

• Doing (pre-)production for shows, nation­al­ly and internationally; 

• Draw­ing up and book­ing trav­el sched­ules, rel­e­vant ground trans­port and hotels in con­sul­ta­tion with the artist and promoter; 

• Draft­ing, organ­is­ing and con­firm­ing artist’s wish­es in con­sul­ta­tion with promoter; 

• Draft­ing and time­ly com­mu­ni­ca­tion of itin­er­aries to pro­mot­er and artist; 

• Liaise between artist and pro­mot­er regard­ing logis­tics and pro­duc­tion for the show; 

• Coor­di­nate, apply for and con­firm any work per­mit, visa or oth­er doc­u­ments required for the artist to perform; 

• File man­age­ment of all trav­el doc­u­ments (pass­port, ID card) of artists; 

• Super­vis­ing the onboard­ing of new artists at the agency in terms of production; 

• Advi­so­ry role towards agent in com­plex logis­tics issues; 

• Over­see­ing bud­gets for (inter­con­ti­nen­tal) tours; 

• Answer any oth­er ques­tions from artist or agent regard­ing sched­uled shows. 

Who are you? 

• You are crazy about (elec­tron­ic) music; 

• You like to work in a care­ful and organ­ised manner; 

• You com­mu­ni­cate a lot, with­out los­ing an overview of many con­cur­rent projects and you set pri­or­i­ties where necessary; 

• You are inter­est­ed in mak­ing the live sec­tor more sustainable; 

• You take respon­si­bil­i­ty for your actions and are eager to learn; 

• You can work both inde­pen­dent­ly and as a team; 

• You like to work inclu­sive­ly, in both think­ing and acting; 

• You mas­ter the Dutch and Eng­lish lan­guage both ver­bal­ly and in writ­ing, an extra lan­guage is a bonus; 

• In prin­ci­ple, we are look­ing for some­one with sev­er­al years of expe­ri­ence in a sim­i­lar posi­tion, yet are open to your enthu­si­asm if you think you are the right match for this position; 

• The posi­tion is in line with a HBO think­ing and work­ing level. 

What do we offer? 

• Attrac­tive start­ing salary and devel­op­ment plan with a view to a con­tract for an indef­i­nite period; 

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

• A pleas­ant, hard­work­ing team and a friend­ly, casu­al work­place where you can gain a lot of expe­ri­ence in the field of bookings; 

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

• Per­son­al guid­ance from oth­er team members; 

• Annu­al prof­it shar­ing and pen­sion plan; 

• An employ­er who encour­ages and sup­ports you in express­ing your ambitions. 

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 request­ed to apply. 

Start date: Imme­di­ate­ly, in consultation 

Inter­est­ed? Mail your CV and moti­va­tion before 8 July 2022 to: [email protected]​octopus-​agents.​com Attn Dion Ver­beek & Jop Verberne 

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