Booking Agent / Sales Representative

Brass Animals team

Description

Join The Brass Animals, an innovative and dynamic brass band (marching band, jazz band) that redefines live music experiences! Our band blends traditional second lines with contemporary hits across rap, hip-hop, pop, and funk. Operating with local troupes across 30 markets, we offer unforgettable performances to a wide range of corporate and private clients. If you're passionate about music, excel in creating opportunities, and thrive in a fast-paced environment, we're looking for you!
We’ve played over 300 shows for clients like Google, IHG, Jack Daniels, Harrah’s Casino, Boston Scientific and Abbvie. We’ve also performed at events and games for the Oakland Raiders, Chicago Blackhawks, Buffalo Bills, San Jose Earthquakes, and the Charlotte Hornets. Finally, we’ve been featured on the morning shows Fox & Friends, Good Day Chicago, as well as performed on an episode of All Elite Wrestling (AEW).
Check out our YouTube page to get a feel for our sound and experience.
Brass Animals YouTube
As our Booking Agent, you're not just filling dates; you're crafting unique musical experiences. Your role is pivotal in expanding our reach and bringing our electrifying performances to new audiences.
You will become proficient in discussing our band’s performance benefits in a specific territory and generate revenue using a CRM and a suite of other prospecting tools.
Essential Functions
  • Prospect leads by networking and researching ways to find leads within your given territory. Taking initiative to qualify each individual lead by communicating with clients over the phone and email repeatedly and directly.
  • Initiates contact of any inbound lead within 15 minutes by utilizing best judgment for protocol and follow-up.
  • Create and respond to proposals for potential events and clients. Work directly with the client to establish the proposal based on event and performance requirements.
  • Communicate and initiate a relationship with strategic organizations like Destination Management Companies (DMCs), Convention and Visitors Bureaus, as well as the Chamber of Commerce and other Associations that relate to the promotion of local business and events

Requirements

Qualifications
  • Existing relationships with DMCs, Visitor Bureaus, and Event planners is preferred.
  • You’re located in California, Illinois, or New York
  • A deep passion for music and a natural drive to be competitive and outwork the competition to be successful.
  • We need people who will take the initiative to “figure it out”, and take ownership in looking out for a client’s best interest to be successful in the role.
  • Genuine interest in brass band, event planning, and management, with excellent listening and communication skills.
  • Strong track record of sales performance in a previous role or in college.
  • Detail-oriented, organized mindset with an ability to manage time effectively. Must be able to remain focused on executing specific prospecting and selling processes.
  • You are coachable, able to implement feedback, and dedicated to continuous self-improvement.
Brass Animals may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.

Benefits & Perks

Perks
  • Stipend for health insurance
  • 401K
  • Live shows subsidy
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Paid team offsites
  • Working with a great team and having a huge impact!
Pay Range: $50,000 - $80,000 OTE
Our band embodies inclusion and embraces diversity. The Brass Animals is an equal-opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. The Brass Animals prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, nationality, citizenship, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other unlawful consideration. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

How to apply

Booking Agent / Sales Representative

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Brass Animals

Looking to funk up your next happy hour, conference, private event, or company party? Let Brass Animals bring the party with our infectious brand of brass-driven, booty-shaking hip-hop, New Orleans funk, pop and R&B. Our seasoned horn line brings you a diverse selection of new and classic hits by well-known artists from Stevie Wonder to Beyoncé, from Bruno Mars to Louis Armstrong. We've performed at Oakland Raiders and San Jose Earthquakes games, entertained audiences at VIP events and user conferences for Google, Salesforce, and Demandbase and led second-line marches/parades for Jack Daniels, Mercy High School and the City of Tiburon We've also have been recognized as a 2018 Couple's Choice Award winner by WeddingWire.com for all of the weddings that we do. Drop us a line today for a quote and to see how we can make your next event memorable for you.

Job Details

Posted on Jan 31

Illinois, USA

Hybrid

Full time

Mid