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GCT is hiring a Tour Marketing Associate

GCT is hiring a Tour Marketing Associate

Posted 10/17/2023

Ground Control Touring is looking to hire a Tour Marketing Associate in our Brooklyn or Los Angeles office!

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume and social media handles to jobs@groundcontroltouring.com.

The Tour Marketing Associate will perform a wide variety of duties in support of the Marketing Coordinator. These duties will include (but are not limited to) the following:
· Review marketing plans and distribute ad assets + ongoing promo materials for shows to relevant promoter and client parties.
· Compile marketing plans and radio proposals for Marketing Coordinator review.
· Handle all facets of tour marketing for small-scale tours and one-offs.
· Research audience and artist demographic information to shape marketing strategy.
· Monitor marketing budgets on a show-by-show basis in Tour Marketing grid.
· Check promoter + venue socials to ensure announcement coverage.
· Gather relevant news items for single releases, videos, albums, interviews, etc and distribute to promoters.
· Liaise with Spotify and other platforms for fan presales.
· Create and monitor Marketing, Ticketing and Radio grids.
· Assist with agency Instagram and Twitter posting.
· Contribute marketing meetings to discuss strategy across all tours.

Applicants should possess the following skills/experience:
· Bachelor’s degree preferred
· Prior office/administrative experience required
· 2-3 years music industry experience is preferred, ideally in a venue, agency or live entertainment setting that involves familiarity with marketing plans and social/technological best practices.
· Strong excel and math proficiency
· Strong (Mac) computer and Internet skills
· Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
· Strong organizational and analytic skills, along with a passion for accuracy and proactive problem solving.

The ideal candidate for these roles is someone who is professional and personable, able to multitask effectively (while prioritizing time-sensitive projects), attentive to details both large and small, and has a familiarity with our roster.

This is a fast-paced office. We run a tight ship, but are also avid show-goers and music fans. We hope the individuals who join us will be music lovers who are as committed as we are to the development of our artists’ careers.

Ground Control Touring is a boutique booking agency with offices in Brooklyn, NY, Los Angeles, CA and Portland, OR. We represent a diverse roster of acts which includes Ani DiFranco, Bill Callahan, Big Thief, Conor Oberst, Deafheaven, Japanese Breakfast, Kikagaku Moyo, Kim Gordon, Kurt Vile, Parquet Courts, Manchester Orchestra, Shannon & The Clams, Surf Curse, Whitney and many others.

This is a full-time position with eligibility for company-sponsored benefits. Compensation begins at $21.63 hourly.

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