Booking Agent

Musica Pacifica

San Francisco, CA


MUSICA PACIFICA, one of America's premier Baroque Ensembles, seeks a Booking Agent.



This part-time position starts at 15-20 hours per week



Although Musica Pacifica is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, candidates could work remotely from other areas of the country.

Note: if more hours are desired, another organization, also in need of a booking agent, could potentially double these hours.



· Regularly and consistently contact presenters by phone and email to secure concert engagements.

· Maintain and grow/develop database of prospective presenters active in booking live performances of classical music.

· Prepare copy for bi-monthly or monthly newsletter emailed to presenters and mailing list; distribute to list.

· Potentially negotiate fees and arrangements with presenters when group is engaged.

· Create simple sales sheets with graphics.

· Possibly other PR duties to be discussed.



· Sales ability, including making cold calls, tracking contacts, timely follow-up, and closing deals.

· A familiarity with classical music is required, and familiarity with early music preferred.

· Experience in this field is desirable, but resourcefulness, discipline and the ability to work independently are even more important.

· Competence with email, a direct mail platform (such as MailChimp), word processing, preparing marketing pieces, and database management.

· Basic to intermediate graphic design skills.



An hourly fee plus commission on any engagements booked.



Please submit resume, cover letter and hourly salary requirements to Peter McDowell Arts Consulting, [email protected]

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