A Booking Agent is a person who usually works for a musician or a group of musicians. He has to assure that the group or the musician he is representing has engagements and events to participate to. The Booking Agent has to work closely with club managers and musicians’ managers.

Booking Agents are persons with high communication skills and are very good negotiators. Booking Agents are also persons who spend a lot of time on the phone. They usually have to be able to establish contact with club managers and concert halls in order to organize concerts for their clients. When writing your resume for this type of job you must always mention all the qualities and qualifications that make you suitable for this position. Managers always appreciate short crisp and honest declarations within a good resume.

Sample Resume for Booking Agent

John Andrew
E-mail: john.andrew@yahoo.com
Mobile: +121 2254 5542
Address: #25 2nd Street, NY

Objective

Sociable, communicative, energetic Booking Agent with a great disposition for traveling and love for music, wish to associate myself with a famous musical troop.

Qualities and skills

  • Energetic, optimistic, willing to work for long hours
  • Very good communication skills
  • Enjoy spending time on the phone and traveling
  • Like to meet new people
  • Organized, able to work alone or as a part of a team
  • Open-minded, like to learn new things
  • Music and literature lover

Work experience

Booking Agent for Byron (2001-2010)
Duties and responsibilities:

  • Dealt with club managers to organize concerts
  • Dealt with Byron’s manager in order to establish the concerts’ dates
  • Elaborated brochures, pictures and booklets in order to promote the group
  • Distributed pictures and brochures to the clubs’ managers
  • Traveled in different cities in order to book clubs and concert halls

Education

Music History courses at State University of Kansas, 2001
The art of persuasion training at the State University of Kansas, 2001
Bachelor’s Degree in Sales and Marketing, State University of Kansas, 2000

Achievements

Booking important concert halls for the group
Dealt in a positive way with the clubs’ managers

Areas of interest

Public relations
Sales and Marketing
Customer Service
Arts

References

References available upon request

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