New Kind Agency is a boutique artist management agency committed to holistic management and marketing practices. We value both practical and intuitively strategic approach in business.
NKA is currently representing artists creating electronic dance music ranging from Techno, Tech House, House, Deep, Indie, and Electro. Our clients are currently based in Spain, Chicago, NYC, and Philadelphia.
We are looking for self motivated, happy, healthy, creative people with experience and or with a deep desire to learn about booking and promoting artists in the electronic music industry.
The agent’s role is both simple and integral: Keep musicians working. For this you will be:
Liaising with bands/labels/management to agree on a window for tour dates, the financial and logistic requirements of the tour, and the goals of the tour (eg, promote a new album).
Contacting promoters and venues to pitch artists and agree on performance dates.
Arranging contracts with promoters regarding pay, rider, guest list and equipment.
This is a job that takes a combination of business savvy, assertiveness, people skills, intuition, creativity and perseverance. You will need to be self disciplined , self motivated, and a belief in yourself and the mission of New Kind Agency. Plan to spend your days on the computer and phone developing and maintaining relationships with promoters, record labels and the artists’ managers. You need the organizational skills to manage details, the heart to keep going in the face of rejection, and the vision to develop touring schedules that widen our clients’ exposure.
As an agent you will be able to work remotely wherever you have cell service and internet. This is why it is important that you are self motivated and have good organizational skills.
Pay is commission based for the first 3 -6 months at a rate of 10% – 15% on top of artists fee – depending on your previous experience.
If you are interested in joining us please email us with a bit of information about yourself, your previous experience, your future goals and aspirations, and why you would be a great candidate to join our team.
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