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LIVE COMEDY PROMOTER 

 

IAM are looking for a new live comedy producer to work on existing tours and programme upcoming tours for our clients.  IAM is one of the top comedy agencies in the UK and represents a mix of some of the most exciting up and coming talent as well as established names in comedy.  

 

Additional to touring the role would comprise negotiating live shows on behalf of clients as well as running our Edinburgh Fringe productions.

 

It’s an exciting, varied job that should allow anyone passionate about comedy to work across a plethora of live events with diverse talent.  

 

Experience in touring is essential but it is not necessary to have experience in club booking. 

 

Dates: Starting June/July 

Salary: Dependant on experience 

 

Duties and responsibilities

  • Touring:

    • Venue booking and scheduling

    • Contracting venues

    • Liaising with external ticketing partners

    • Budgeting – creating budgets for each clients

    • Booking accommodation and travel for artists and crew.

    • Marketing–  registration, advertising, web listings, print design, print distribution, social media advertising, social media updates, sales reports, reviews updates etc

    • Insurance

    • PRS

 

  • Edinburgh 

    • Contract venues 

    • Schedule shows 

    • Secure marketing 

    • Hiring a team (such as street team manager, PR etc)

 

  • Booking flights, hotels, arranging visas and coordinating productions within budget

  • Assisting with and activating artist press and marketing including social media on various platforms

 

Person specification:

Essential

  • Experience in live events and touring including relationships with regional venues across the UK

  • Experience of producing work at the Edinburgh Fringe and willing to work from Edinburgh each August.

  • Extremely good administrative, time management and scheduling skills

  • Good social media skills.

  • Versatility, attention to detail and able to work unsupervised / under pressure

  • Proactive and positive approach to work in a professional manner.

 

Desirable Skills

 

  • Knowledge of photoshop or similar design software

  • PR experience 

  • Knowledge of the UK live comedy circuit 

  • Experience working directly with talent 

  • Knowledge of international touring opportunities.

 

Salary starting at £25,000 a year 

To apply please send your CV and a short cover letter to jobs[at]individualam.com

 
 

LIVE COMEDY BOOKING ASSISTANT (KICKSTART SCHEME)

 

If you’re passionate about comedy and have a keen eye for detail, this could be the role for you! As the Live Comedy Booking Assistant at Individual Artist Management, you’ll be booking comedians into clubs and assisting with the logistics and planning for their upcoming tours. You’ll also be providing support to the marketing team, with tasks including social media updates, sales reports and web listings. This will give you a valuable insight into the entertainment industry and teach you about growing artists and their audiences. 

The role is open to anyone aged 16-24 who is currently claiming Universal Credit.

To apply please speak to your Work Coach.