Bookings & Operations Assistant (District India)

  • boxout.fm
  • New Delhi, Delhi, India
  • Jul 22, 2019
Full time Booking Agent Communications Creative

Job Description

District India is a unit of boxout.fm specialising in adding an unparalleled dimension to brands. Through its work in physical and digital spaces, District India ideates and executes experiences that resonate deeply with people. With music, art, culture and fashion as a driving force behind its work, District India aims to create and inspire.

District India’s current artist roster includes exclusive representation in Asia with focus on India: Abhi Meer, Boxout Soundsystem, DJ MoCity, MC Soopy, OSE, Shama Anwar, SUCHI & thegreybox. 

Previous experience working in artist booking, travel booking and/or touring agencies preferred. The suitable candidate will be able to quickly learn existing processes and systems relating to travel booking, contract and deal memo issuing, sales pipeline management and relevant softwares as well as having insights as to how they might be improved. 

Responsibilities includes:

  • Build business cases for artists’ bookings.
  • Execute defined strategies by identifying suitable venues and promoters.
  • Administrative duties - processing booking requests, liaising with promoters/clubs, acting as first point of contact to District India’s booking agency.
  • Creating and chasing deal memos and contracts on confirmed bookings.
  • Actively explore new business opportunities and develop strategies around how to identify and target new clients.
  • Maintain current client relationships and identify proactive ways to continue these relationships and translate them into long term transactional opportunities.
  • Maintaining the database and compiling booking resources.
  • Running the touring, logistical and accounting requirements for successful artists' bookings and management roster of DJs and Live acts.
  • Updating artist RA & FB pages with upcoming shows.
  • Managing & updating artist calendars.
  • Collecting post-event media from promoters. 

This is an office-based role that combines vital operational responsibilities with opportunities to develop a career in the music industry. It will suit someone looking to work in a fast-paced, ambitious environment. Candidates must be comfortable communicating with high profile artists and partners and have strong written and verbal communication skills. The ability to manage multiple organisational and administrative tasks and responsibilities simultaneously is essential.

Applicants should be passionate about contemporary music and be enthusiastic about clubs, festivals and live music.

Benefits

We are a rapidly-expanding music tech business. What we offer you is to be part of a culture of personal development and role growth. You will have the pleasure of working in a cosy office alongside a small, ambitious team that regularly takes on immensely-challenging tasks, thereby giving boxout.fm its identity as a fast-moving organisation. This will also give you the opportunity to grow and expand in your role.

 

This is a New Delhi-based position. You will report directly to the Operations Director.

In addition to base salary, District India offers myriad benefits such as a flexible working hours, a great office environment and strong opportunities for personal development even outside of your specific Boxout.fm-related work..

Please note that this is a commission based 3-Months Probation, with the possibility of extending to a full time role. 

Applicants should email a CV along with a short cover letter explaining why they are interested in the position and what they will bring to it.  

*District India a unit of boxout.fm pvt ltd.