Asssistant - Music Tour Marketing

United Talent Agency | Nashville, TN

Posted here November 12

Job Description

The Music Marketing Assistant has previous experience working with booking agencies, radio stations, record labels, management companies, and concert promoters.

This position is responsible for supporting the Music Tour Marketing Department by assisting UTA Music Marketing projects as well as focusing heavily on tour marketing and communications plans for UTA Music touring clients.

This person is well-versed in social media and has experience using social networking sites including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. A familiarity with marketing budgets, marketing plans, promotional proposals, and usage of social media tools is required as is the ability to interact with agents, promoters, record labels, artists and managers.

The Tour Marketing Assistant works closely to support the Tour Marketing Department. They interact constantly with the Tour Marketers, Tour Marketing Coordinator, Creative Coordinator & Graphic Designer, as well as UTA Music Agents to implement marketing strategies and maximize ticket sales for UTA Music touring clients.

Familiarity with artist creative collateral, publicity materials, advertising tools, the review process of ticket headers, admats, and promotions is integral.

General Administrative Duties:

  • This position is extremely intense, fast-paced and non-stop. The ideal candidate will be well-spoken, have the ability to quickly problem solve and to think independently.

  • The ideal candidate will be able to remain flexible, calm and collected while shifting priorities quickly in response to changing circumstances. Must be articulate and have excellent phone etiquette and communication skills.

  • Must be energetic with an excellent work ethic and an ability to remain focused and detail oriented while multi-tasking at a fast pace on behalf of the agent.

  • Superb organizational skills and attention to detail mandatory.

  • Heavy phone coverage which includes answering calls, conference call scheduling and administration, screening calls to the agent.

  • Maintaining Agent’s calendar within Microsoft Outlook and setting up meetings, scheduling meetings and inputting travel dates.

  • Any general administrative duties within the agent’s office on an as-needed basis.

Tour Marketing Duties:

  • Collection of assets, content, and information to draft marketing letters for distribution to promoters

  • Coordination with managers, agents, and promoters to set up the announcement and on sale launch of a show/tour.

  • Regular interactions with promoters to collecting marketing plans, promotional materials, ticket links and ticket headers for review and approval by management

  • Creation of Marketing, Ticketing and Radio grids as well as other organizational tasks

  • Ability to go through websites, social media sites, and ticketing sites to ensure tours are announced and information/images are correct

Additional Required Skills:

Excellent written and verbal skills, organizational ability, attention to detail, discretion with confidential information, and interpersonal skills

Ability to prioritize multiple projects

Professional presentation, appearance, and work ethic at all times

Knowledge of all Microsoft Office software mandatory

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in Marketing, Communications or related field.

Minimum of 1 or more years of marketing experience in the entertainment industry or related field.

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