Live Events Director
Boston Music Spotlight is seeking a bright, motivated and proactive individual who shares our passionate for the local music scene in Boston/New England. Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief, the Live Events Director will lead and manage all aspects of BMS’ live event efforts including showcases, benefits, BMS’s annual Battle of the Bands (Original and Cover), etc.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Work closely with the Editor-in-Chief to develop, plan and execute BMS’ live events
Book and coordinate all negotiations/logistics with venues and performing acts including payments, contracts, etc
Assist content and promotion teams, as well as bands and venues, with marketing of events
Seek and solidify agreements with event sponsors
Assist Promotions team with set-up of BMS visibility at events
Host and serve as main point of contact on the night/day of the event including finalizing of signed contracts, coordinating of sound checks, management of door sales and payment of bands/vendors
Must be an ambitious, energetic and proactive self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit. Possesses excellent organizational skills with ability to multitask in a fast-paced, remote work environment. Position requires excellent written and verbal communications skills. Must demonstrate a positive, upbeat and enjoyable attitude. Be knowledgeable about BMS and a fan of music with strong knowledge and connection to the local music scene. The position requires a flexible schedule with the ability to work evenings and weekends. Prior experience in event planning, specifically booking of local music events is required.
Location: Boston area – Telecommute
Compensation: Equity-based with Merit Bonuses