Junior Talent Buyer - Insomniac

  • Live Nation Entertainment
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Aug 31, 2021
Full time Business Development Promotions

Job Description


Insomniac produces some of the most innovative, immersive music festivals and events in the world. Enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting, pyrotechnics and sound design, large-scale art installations, theatrical performers and next generation special effects, our events captivate the senses and inspire a unique level of fan interaction.  The quality of the Headliner experience is our top priority.


Throughout our 25-year history, Insomniac has produced almost 400 festivals, concerts and club nights for over 4 million attendees in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New York, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom, with expansions into Brazil, China, Japan and India.  Insomniac’s premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, is the largest multi-day music festival in North America and attracted more than 400,000 fans over three days in May 2019.  The company was founded by Pasquale Rotella and has been based in Los Angeles since it was formed in 1993.



Insomniac is looking for a Junior Talent Buyer who will be responsible for supporting and executing all aspects of talent booking for all sized events. The Junior Talent Buyer will manage all aspects of music booking: budgets, scheduling, contracts, promotion, marketing, ticket sales, daily administrative reports and staff and production coordination. This is not a remote position; must be willing to relocate to Los Angeles, CA.


  • Support VP, Concerts & Talent Buyer on all festival, rave and concert bookings

  • Assist curating eclectic show lineups

  • Day-to-day administrative tasks including but not limited to; approving contracts, following up on offers, advancing with marketing for assets, proof reading grids and set times

  • Execute annual business plan for events, ensuring we hit targeted goals

  • Maintain current promotional partnerships domestically and internationally

  • Develop new and maintain venue relationships

  • Partner with artists and their managers on creating any new hard ticket or touring opportunities

  • Execute strategic brand planning to accelerate brand growth to meet goals and objectives

  • Study market trends now and in the future to identify emerging trends and opportunities on short-term long-term basis

  • Field and make calls for Talent Buyer and following up with correspondence as needed

  • Partner with Production and Operations team on developing budgets, settlements, and site advancements for each show

  • Attend and work company events (domestic/international travel expected, economy class)

  • Assist with other duties as assigned on a regular or occasional basis



  • Bachelor’s degree or related experience

  • Required 3+ years’ experience in music entertainment industry talent curation, promotions, or business development

  • Proficient user of Microsoft suite

  • Must have clean criminal and driving record, valid driver’s license, passport, and car insurance



  • Must be able to tolerate loud noise levels & busy environments

  • May work in drastic temperature climates

  • Must be willing to travel to work during evening, weekend hours and travel to events, as required

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