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Music Agent Assistant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Careers in music
  • Type: office-based
  • Contact: Hannah Johnstone
  • Contact Email: hannah.johnstone@handle.co.uk
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 25 August 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH100112

Music Agent Assistant

Salary DOE

ASAP Start

Handle Recruitment is currently working closely with a leading, international music management and promotions company to source a well organised and logistical individual to support two leading music agents.

We are looking for someone who enjoys working with a tight knit team of people, and also has the ability to communicate and intensively liaise with Clients, Artists & Managers on all levels. The successful candidate will be expected to keep exceptional levels of digital organisation and database record keeping, therefore time management skills, quick prioritisation and attention to detail are key.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Raising, proof reading and issuing a large quantity of contracts within a short timeframe and using bespoke contracting software, Dealmaker.
  • Issuing and chasing promoter and artist 'Terms of Business'.
  • Updating and overseeing database records with high accuracy.
  • Chasing signed contracts and dealing with requested amendments.
  • Dealing with any possible tax reduction opportunities through splitting contracts and/or invoices.
  • Requesting invoices from artists / management and ensuring they remain consistent with the agreed conditions.
  • Insuring show commission on shows.
  • Planning intensive travel routings, all live acts based throughout the EU and USA. Ensuring that the necessary travel arrangements have been made for the Artists, for booked shows from city to city or from country to country. This includes checking options online, as well as liaising with our travel agents.
  • Visas: Raising applications for artist UK work permits, and overseeing the visa /work permit application process.
  • Completing a high volume of artist performance itineraries.
  • Extensively liaising and working with performing artists, either directly or with managers - ensuring that all requirements are met.

The ideal candidate will have experience in:

  • Organising artist travel, itineraries, booking flights and working with travel agents
  • Issuing and checking live performance artist contracts
  • Chasing and understanding money / performance tax / VAT
  • Other essential and desirable skills: Proficient on Mac computers and programmes such as
  • Excel and Word as well as Apple Email. Knowledge of online productivity tools such as Google Drive/Docs/Sheets, Dropbox.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become an integral and valued member of a hardworking, passionate team! If your experience matches the requirements above and you're interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, please apply now! Email hannah.johnstone@handle.co.uk with a CV to apply!

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.