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General Manager & Tour Booker

Music
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General Manager & Tour Booker

Music
Central London
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Job Details

Our client, a hugely successful production company centred on family events, is seeking a General Manager &Tour Booker to deliver entertaining domestic and international tours.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overseeing tour productions and being first POC, raising queries as needed.
  • Collaborating with Executive Producer in development, delivery, hire costs and manufacture contracts of production as well as infrastructure suppliers.
  • Managing the set-up of touring for all company productions.
  • Taking responsibility for tendering and negotiating contracts with suppliers etc.
  • Collaborating with the Audience Services Manager to take responsibility for the development and implementation of customer-facing operations and polices.
  • Negotiating tour deals, issuing deal memos/contracting and assessing best tour routing, site selection etc.
  • Overseeing all details relating to tour booking such as site selection, including the company’s producer clients.
  • Creating and managing production budgets with the Executive Producer, supporting the maintenance of accurate P&L and forecasting.
  • Maintaining accurate financial records, raising purchase orders as required and post invoices for all payments.
  • Ensuring best practice and industry collective agreements, employment legislation is adhered to.
  • Recruiting and contracting touring staff, who are to be managed in conjunction with Executive Producer.
  • Ensuring adequate H&S, risk assessments and method statements are implemented with the help of help of H&S consultants.
  • Liaising with engineers,production management, and H&S consultants to submit premises licences,permits as well as ensuring the tours are set up for safe operation,substantiated by paperwork for auditing purposes.
  • Supporting the Executive Producer in coordinating marketing campaign strategy, attending weekly meetings and reporting for all productions as required.

Requirements

  • Experience working in theatre production in a management capacity, dealing with freelances and/or full time staff.
  • Understanding of venue deals and tour booking.
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills.
  • Proactive approach, capable of managing multiple projects, staff and meeting conflicting deadlines.
  • Highly literate, numerate,proficient with MS Office Suite, and have attention to detail.
  • Flexible approach to work and a team player.
  • Previous experience in tour booking, working in non-traditional venues and/or family shows is desired.
  • A network of contacts that can be brought to the role is preferable.

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