Job opportunity: Senior Producer (f/m/x)

Want to work in advancing and producing shows? We are looking for a Senior Producer.

To com­ple­ment our cur­rent team, we are look­ing for some­one who can sup­port our team by advanc­ing and pro­duc­ing shows. We are look­ing for some­one who takes respon­si­bil­i­ty, wants to thrive in this role and has the ambi­tion to be the best in it. We are a diverse team and invest in learn­ing from each other’s per­spec­tives and are look­ing for a col­league with an inclu­sive atti­tude.

Octo­pus Agents is a book­ing agency that focus­es on con­tem­po­rary elec­tron­ic dance music, per­form­ing arts and fine arts. We han­dle book­ings for about 45 artists, most­ly world­wide. The posi­tion on offer is based in Ams­ter­dam and we work from the office between 09:3018:30 from Mon­day to Fri­day. We’re look­ing for some­one who is will­ing to work from our office.


• World­wide (pre-)production for music and arts per­for­mances;
• Draw­ing up and book­ing trav­el sched­ules, rel­e­vant ground trans­port and hotels in con­sul­ta­tion with the artist and pro­mot­er;
• Draft­ing, orga­niz­ing, and con­firm­ing tech­ni­cal and hos­pi­tal­i­ty rid­ers;
• Draft­ing and time­ly com­mu­ni­ca­tion of itin­er­aries;
• Liais­ing between artist and pro­mot­er regard­ing logis­tics and pro­duc­tion for the show;
• Coor­di­nat­ing any work per­mit, visa, or oth­er doc­u­ments required for the artist to per­form;
• Super­vis­ing the pro­duc­tion­al onboard­ing of new artists;
• Advi­so­ry role towards agents in com­plex logis­ti­cal or pro­duc­tion­al issues;
• Over­see­ing bud­gets for shows and tours;
• File man­age­ment of all trav­el doc­u­ments (I.e. pass­port, visa, insur­ance) of artists;
• Assist­ing agents, artists, and (tour) man­agers where needed;

Who are you?

• You have expe­ri­ence nav­i­gat­ing com­plex logis­ti­cal projects and tech­ni­cal pro­duc­tions;
• You are able to work both com­mer­cial­ly and cre­ative­ly; 
• You are used to adapt­ing dif­fer­ent com­mu­ni­ca­tion styles and cul­tur­al com­mu­ni­ca­tion styles;
• You are open to learn­ing; 
• You can work care­ful­ly, calm­ly and feel respon­si­ble for your actions; 
• You are able to work proac­tive­ly and as part of a team; 
• You under­stand and val­ue the musi­cal spec­trum we oper­ate in;
• You are inter­est­ed in build­ing an inclu­sive work­ing space;
• Con­scious and con­struc­tive atti­tude toward the envi­ron­men­tal state of our plan­et and social top­ics;
• Flu­ent in Eng­lish in speak­ing and writ­ing is a must, any extra lan­guage is a bonus;
As this posi­tion requires work­ing with high-pro­file clients we request a min­i­mum of three years of expe­ri­ence in a sim­i­lar role and appre­ci­ate an explana­to­ry note on this in the cov­er letter

What do we offer?

• Full-time posi­tion with­in the live music sec­tor; 
• A pleas­ant, hard­work­ing team and a fun, casu­al work­place where you will gain a lot of expe­ri­ence and per­son­al ini­tia­tive is val­ued;
• Per­son­al guid­ance from oth­er team mem­bers; 
• A work­ing place that is con­nect­ed to an inter­na­tion­al work­ing field;
• An employ­er who encour­ages and sup­ports express­ing ambi­tions; 
• Nice start­ing salary and devel­op­ment plan for the future;
• Pen­sion plan and annu­al prof­it share.

Phys­i­cal require­ments
Abil­i­ty to look at a screen for extend­ed peri­ods of time. Abil­i­ty to main­tain a pro­fes­sion­al and flex­i­ble demeanor with­in a fast-paced environment. 

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

Stim­u­lat­ing diver­si­ty in a broad sense (ideas, cul­ture, gen­der, sex­u­al pref­er­ence, age, class, 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. Unfor­tu­nate­ly due to the num­ber of appli­ca­tions and to ensure fair­ness in the process there is no pos­si­bil­i­ty to speak to the hir­ing team before apply­ing. If you have any spe­cif­ic ques­tions please include these in the cov­er letter.

Start­ing date: Octo­ber 1st, 2023

Salary: In con­sul­ta­tion

Apply: CV and moti­va­tion let­ter before August 7th to Jop Ver­berne via jop@​octopus-​agents.​com or via Doors Open.

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