The Booking Manager is a highly personable, strong relationship builder that recruits top talent, artists, performers and signature events for hosting and presentation at the Newark Symphony Hall. The Booking Manager works with the President & CEO to strategically identify key event opportunities that generate income for the NSH. The Booking Manager promotes, coordinates and secures NSH venue rentals.
*Sales Solicitation and Contract Negotiations
− Solicit contract bookings for performances, premiere events, concerts, tours, and other programs.
− Research and develops new business, leasing and venue rental opportunities for NSH.
− Develop local, state and national relationships with promoters and agents to promote NSH availability.
− Conduct comprehensive and fiscally sound contract negotiations that generate revenue for NSH.
− Develop and monitor all event booking contractual agreements.
− Negotiates with agents, producers and/or event managers to arrange terms of contract, dates, and fees to be paid
for all bookings.
*Operations and Financial Management
− Schedules and manages the calendar of events and/or update online booking system for management of event
bookings; and maintain contact database.
− Work with the Director of Finance to create accurate pricing structure for various event types.
− Work with NSH staff to ensure that contracts, deposits, insurance coverage, and all event-related documents and
materials are sent, received and processed.
− Work with operations and Theater Manager to ensure optimal use of the venue and proper execution of
production requirements for the events.
− Establish booking policies, process and procedures as standard operating procedures.
− Generate booking reports for tracking and revenue analysis with executive leadership.
*Media Management & Promotions
− Work with promoters and NSH marketing staff to ensure that digital artwork, posters, and marquee
forms/requests are received and processed.
− Facilitate tours of the NSH and promote the benefits in selecting/using the venue.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
The ideal candidate will have/be:
− Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing or related field.
− Minimum of 2 to 3 years of experience preferred in booking, marketing and/or sales.
− Highly motivated, self-starter and driven to achieve results and meet target goals.
− Strong negotiation skills with excellent written and oral communication skills that can function in diverse
− Proficient in Word and Excel, and adept and utilizing social media platforms and various marketing tools.
− Budget development, tracking and data manipulation skill.
− Familiarity with booking tools, process and procedures to efficiently manage the booking process.
− Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for NSH’s mission.
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