Head of Live Music

Macro Music

Sydney, NSW or Perth, WA (Full-time)

Macro Music

Head of Live Music

Sydney, NSW or Perth, WA (Full-time)

Macro Music are looking for an individual who is experienced in the world of live music and touring to join the team in Sydney (or possibly Perth if you are based there) as their Head of Live Music.

The successful candidate will have in-depth knowledge and understanding of domestic and international tour logistics, travel, crewing, schedules and more. They will also have extensive experience in communicating with artists and understanding their needs whilst on the road. Technical production knowledge is a bonus but not essential.

Responsibilities

The role will deal with all facets of live music and touring, including marketing and publicity, managing press schedules whilst on the road and running meet and greets. It will also extend to liaising with booking agents (both in Australia and overseas), promoters, travel agents, bus companies, publicists, merch companies, visa agents, support acts, crew and more.

  • Booking and advancing travel and accommodation
  • Liaising and advancing artists’ requirements with venues and production managers
  • Building and updating tour budgets
  • Preparing travel schedules and calendars
  • Liaising with venues and promoters regarding marketing and publicity
  • Booking and liaising with crew (audio, lighting, stage, merch, tour management etc.)
  • Liaising with merch companies and ordering stock
  • Overseeing and managing visa applications

Prerequisites

Experience:

  • Booking travel and accommodation
  • Ordering and managing tour merchandise
  • Understanding of booking agent and promoter roles
  • Visas (incl. USA, Australia)
  • Booking / Advancing tour buses
  • Audio / Lighting production
  • Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Google Calendar / iCal
  • Adobe Acrobat / PDF
  • Master Tour (preferred)

Qualities

  • Ability to work autonomously, without direction
  • Ability to work non-standard hours
  • Extremely high level of organisation
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage personal stress
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Ability to show diplomacy and leadership under pressure

Apply

If this sounds like you, please send your CV and a cover letter to jobs@macromusic.com.au – Applications close 14th March 2017.