Sr Booking Manager (m/f/d)

  • Frills GmbH
  • Frills GmbH, Prinzessinnenstraße, Berlin, Germany
  • Apr 03, 2024
Full time Booking Agent Event booker

Job Description

WE ARE FRILLS!

Frills is a Berlin-based artist agency for techno and house DJs and live acts. We provide the full package to our artists: booking, marketing, label management, recorded music management, business affairs, events, artist development, and artist management. Above all, we are real ravers at heart.

Our artist roster features house DJs and live acts such as Tom Trago, Butch, Kollektiv Turmstrasse, Miura, and gome. We also promote House events across Europe under brands like ‘YAP’, ‘gome + The Gang’, and ‘Tom Trago XXL’, featuring guest DJs such as DJ Boring, Ross From Friends, Seth Troxler, Elkka, Cinthie, Lovefoxy, Agy3na, Alinka, Paula Tape and many more.

And we’re growing! We will expand our house roster, adding more internationally renowned artists very soon. Therefore, we’re looking for a new crew member to join our booking management team who shares our passion and brings exceptional skills, knowledge, and experience.

SR BOOKING MANAGER (m/f/d)

 That’s you:

  • Mandatory: 3+ years of work experience in a full-time role as a booking agent for house DJs. We expect demonstrable knowledge in managing bookings and all related processes for touring artists and an extensive global network of contacts in the house music scene, especially to promoters and artists.
  • A deep-rooted passion for House and Techno, a genuine love for the music and culture, strong understanding of the international artist, club and festival landscape.
  • Excellent communication in English; fluency in German and other languages is a big plus.
  • Experience with booking management software (System One), office software (Microsoft/Google), and project management software (e.g., Asana).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • You are enthusiastic and want to take the next step in your career.
  • You love to work; you know how to party.

That’s the job:

  • Plan, secure and manage worldwide tours and performance engagements for our artists.
  • Negotiate conditions and contractual agreements for performances.
  • Identify new booking opportunities by regularly monitoring and analysing the club and festival market and scene. Maintain and expand our network of global promoters and talent buyers.
  • Scout for new talent to join our artist roster, including both emerging and established artists.
  • Collaborate closely with the booking management team, including Booking Management Assistants and our Contracting & Invoicing Clerk.
  • Work in close collaboration with the entire crew to drive the artists’ success and agency growth: Develop and implement booking management and artist development strategies with the artist management team, including marketing, recorded music, event production and business affairs.
  • Collaborate with our event manager on talent buying for our artists' event concepts, identifying suitable artists for the line-ups, dealing with their booking agents, and maintaining relationships with DJs, live acts, VJs, etc.
  • Travel regularly with our artists to their shows.
  • Guide and consult our artists on career decisions and day-to-day activities.

The position offers many career opportunities in booking, event, and artist management. We are a young company with the intention to grow over the next few years. We are building a growing roster of artists across the spectrum of electronic music. We are looking for a dedicated and hard-working individual who will become an essential part of the company and share our desire to shape the future of electronic music and culture.

We provide you with a desk at our lovely Berlin-Kreuzberg office with complimentary fruits, snacks, coffee, tea, and even beer. We offer benefits such as subsidised gym/sports club memberships, subsidised public transport tickets, lunch funds, bicycle and motor scooter leasing options, and subsidised professional training programs. A company mobile phone and a notebook for work and personal use are also part of the package.

Not to forget: We live by the ethos of electronic music culture. A diverse team with a variety of backgrounds is a matter of course for us.

Place of work: Berlin-Kreuzberg (no remote work)

This job is a full-time permanent position, not a freelancer position.

If you are interested in this position, please upload your complete application documents here. Also, please let us know your salary expectations and earliest possible availability.

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Salary Range

TBD (based on work history and experience)