City Director

  • Sofar Sounds
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Nov 29, 2019
Full time Artist management Event management Event Staff

Job Description

Who we are: 

Sofar​ ​Sounds​ ​reimagines​ ​live​ ​events​ ​through​ ​curated, ​secret​ ​performances​ ​in​ ​intimate​ ​settings in​ ​more​ ​than​ 420+ ​cities​ ​around​ ​​the ​world! We are growing swiftly, helping more artists in more cities. As we expand, we are looking for ambitious and innovative individuals (like you!) to join our team. 

About the role: 

As the City Director - San Diego, you will lead event execution and team management for the local area. City Director is a full time role that sits on the local city team and reports to the Regional Director. The Sofar city team is responsible for coordinating and executing all city events. You will work to ensure our events are executed with the utmost quality and consistency. You will ensure our events are rewarding for ambassadors, memorable for artists, and unforgettable for the host and audience.

What you’ll do:

  • Achieve financial goals, scale and grow audience size, and achieve ticket inventory goals
  • Book and curate all line-ups, ensuring quality and diversity at every show
  • Book and manage all venues and hosts
  • Ensure all artist, host, and ambassador management and communications are in line with company expectations and standards.
  • Add monthly event dates and information to the Sofar platform & maintain Run of Show documents 
  • Attend and oversee events to check for quality and safety
  • Support fans with customer service support
  • Manage the invoice and payment/reimbursement for artists, part time employees and contractors 
  • Create and manage event information on the website, including artist lineups and profiles
  • Liaise with the partnerships team to execute all global partnerships in your local city 
  • Ensure partnership events are executed in alignment with the partnership deliverables 
  • Get out and see some live music!

Who you are:

  • Experienced in producing live music events or events in general
  • Well organized, process driven and detail oriented
  • You have previous experience with Sofar and a strong interest in music
  • A strong team leader and supportive manager
  • Knowledgeable about the San Diego metropolitan area
  • Able to wear many hats and take on varied tasks and projects
  • Comfortable working to strict deadlines and solving problems under pressure
  • Eligible for employment in the US

Working here: 

Sofar Sounds offers a comprehensive benefits package as well as opportunities for career growth and development, not to mention, unlimited live music! Our team is made up of music lovers across the globe who are committed to our mission of artist exposure and making live music more attainable for all.

At Sofar, we embrace diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are inclusive. The more we live this, the better our work will be.

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