Now Hiring Bookings Manager

Join Starr Bar’s team of organizers, party planners, conspiracy creators, and culture makers. If you have bookings, promotion, event production, and networking skills and are interested in shaping this amazing cultural and political project with us, please apply! The job starts in December.

Responsibilities include

  • Handling all booking inquiries. We use Gmail, Streak CRM, and Google suite (calendars, drive).

  • Promote Starr Bar events via listings, ads, listserves, Timeout, Instagram, FB etc

  • Produce Starr Bar-curated events such as Cocktails & Conspiracy, DJ dance parties, live music in a variety of genres (from Salsa to Swing, Jazz to Spoken Word), specially themed nights, etc

  • Work with management to align staffing with event needs

  • Help set up events occasionally

Bonus Level

  • Design skills, and print outreach materials such as flyers, posters, social media banners

  • Knowledge of AV equipment and sound person skills.

The ideal candidate will have

  • Experience booking events

  • Experience producing events

  • Familiarity with and relationships within social justice movements

  • Established contacts in the music industry (bands, DJs, performers, etc)

  • Ability to reach out beyond your existing networks

  • Good people skills

  • Solid work ethic, ability to work independently

Time commitment and compensation

  • 30 to 40 hours per week with compensation commensurate with experience

  • 1 year commitment

To apply, please

  • Send email to starrjobs [at] riseup.net with Subject: BOOKINGS MANAGER

  • Send us a paragraph or two telling us about yourself and why you would like to work at Starr Bar. Include all relevant past experience booking and promoting shows and events as well as your interests in or engagement with political / social movements.

  • Send relevant design samples for promotional material you have created

  • People of Color, Women, LGBTQ strongly encouraged to apply.