Please welcome DNA Lounge's new talent buyer, Gene Maze! He's going to be focusing on booking more live music here, and on getting those shows the promotion they deserve.
We're looking for an intern to assist him in this: please pass along our Craigslist job posting to anyone you think might be interested!
Intern: Booking and Promotions
Learn to work with local, regional and national acts to build successful concerts and events. Learn aspects ranging from ticketing, expense breakdowns, promotions, press releases, plus relations with tour management and performing artists.
You will be assisting the DNA talent buyer in researching acts and working up offers as well as the creation and management of information databases. You will be involved in handling press, marketing and publicity. Duties may include gathering contact information for members of the press, managing artist's promotional material, working one-on-one with artists as a stage manager, creating advertisements, maintaining DNA's social networking sites and many other small, detail-oriented tasks. Artist hospitality includes greeting performers and handling show guest lists. Some street promotion is also expected.
Ideal candidates are interested in a wide range of music styles, interested in working in a live music venue; they should be internet savvy and proficient with basic computer tasks. Graphic design skills are also helpful.
Don't forget about the New Model Army show tomorrow: they're great.