MKI Artists is a unique artist management firm committed to remaining at the forefront of our always changing industry. We take great pride in the work we do with artists, presenting organizations, and orchestras throughout North America and the world to help put a new face on classical music and ensure that it remains a vital art form.
We are seeking an energetic and motivated individual to serve as a Booking Agent with a proven track record who will fit into our exceptionally collaborative, positive, and mission-driven culture. Our experienced and high-producing team is laser-focused on helping our artists identify and achieve ambitious aims by meeting and exceeding clearly defined revenue and customer service goals. This position includes individual booking responsibilities while also managing the day-to-day communications with a select group of artists. We are based in Burlington, Vermont, but are team is distributed throughout the United States and this position can be done remotely.
Duties and responsibilities:
build and maintain strong personal relationships with presenting organizations throughout a defined territory
speak convincingly and knowledgeably about our artists and their programs, projects, and collaborations
successfully meet or exceed quarterly booking goals
effectively close deals that are profitable, equitable, and comprehensive
work collaboratively with our Managing Director and colleagues to execute a strategic booking and business development plan that will lead to 20% annual revenue growth in each of the next three years
participate in booking conferences and attend performances (limited travel)
Qualifications, skills, and attributes:
successful track record in booking and/or sales
expert knowledge and passion for classical music
highly organized and diligent and effective at juggling numerous conversations
personal relationships with presenting organizations, artists, and influencers throughout the industry
ability to operate independently and solve day-to-day challenges and issues guided by broad principles and objectives
strong team player
knowledge of Overture Booking Agency Software and/or an ability to adapt quickly to new software and technology
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: MKI Artists offers competitive compensation with employee benefits that include an individual health insurance plan, holiday and paid time off, and employer-contributed IRA plan, among others.
About MKI Artists
We are a full-service artist management agency based in Burlington, VT representing many of the world's best classical musicians and ensembles.