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Manager, Touring - Concerts West Touring

AEG Presents HQ
Los Angeles, CA
Full Time

For more than 20 years, AEG has played a pivotal role in transforming sports and live entertainment. Annually, we host more than 160 million guests, promote more than 10,000 shows and present more than 22,000 events around the world. We are committed to innovation, artistry, and community, and leverage the power of our 300+ venues, leading sports franchises, marquee music brands, integrated entertainment districts, premier ticketing platform and global sponsorship activations, to create memorable moments that give the world reason to cheer. 

Our business is interwoven with the human mind and heart, and we strive to build a diverse and inclusive company that reflects the artists, athletes, and fans that we host; reach beyond traditional boundaries to support the communities in which we operate; and minimize our impact on the environment by adopting sustainable practices throughout our business operations. 

If you want to be challenged to up your game and make a difference, then join us in giving the world reason to cheer!

Position Summary: 

As the Manager Touring, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of assigned tours, overseeing the organization, planning, and coordination of road touring crew activities. This includes effectively communicating tour requirements with promoters and venue managers. You will collaborate closely with various stakeholders including venue managers, promoters, travel agents, band members, production staff, transportation staff, tour coordinators, accountants, and other crew members to ensure the smooth operation of each show throughout the tour

Essential Functions:

  • Work together with the Director Tour to build tours by researching artist information and providing accurate comparison analysis to develop accurate and profitable artist offers, build and budget the tour(s), meeting with agents to present and negotiate offers. Submit all collected information into internal booking system for review, analysis, and approval by Director Tour and Executives.
  • Establish tour routing for club and theatre (may include arena and stadium) tours by working closely with the venues to check availability and set up and conceptualize the tour. Ensure that routing is realistic and efficient. Work with the venue to designate price points for ticketing and seating arrangements for tours.
  • Partner with marketing and publicity efforts to ensure that the marketing team has appropriate artist asset and accurate tour information required to efficiently and effectively market the tour. Update marketing team to any changes/updates in tour schedule, pricing, and routing.
  • Prepare tour offers and financial models for touring department. Contribute to the ongoing financial analysis and offer revisions during negotiation.
  • Communicate and coordinate with ticketing and legal departments. Provide assistance and guidance to tour accounts as needed.
  • Collaborate with the SVP and Director Touring on the preparation of the annual budget and complete monthly reforecasting. Prepare other requested financial reports as needed.
  • May be responsible for any accounting-related duties for each tour, including cash management, vendor payments, and payroll submissions in addition to tour logistics and any production needs.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum education level of: Bachelor of Arts/Sciences Degree (4-year)

  • 5+ years of related work experience
  • Strong ability to compare and analyze music industry trends
  • Prior experience in developing and maintaining budget
  • Must be able to multi-task, be detail oriented with a strong emphasis on organization and communication
  • Proficient in MS Office, with advance skill in Excel reporting
  • Advanced knowledge of the touring music industry with proven ability to develop and foster good working relationships with artists, artist management team, and venue management
  • Previous management experience
  • Knowledge of music production and marketing skills/techniques
  • A positive attitude with an ability to adapt to various situations and personalities

Pay Scale: $67,000 - $101,204

AEG reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. AEG may require an employee to perform duties outside his/her normal description.