Senior Entertainment Booker

Location Dubai
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 15,000 - 20,000 AED
Contact name: Mylene Manalo

Contact email: mylene.talent@esmosrecruitment.com
Job ref: 32616
Published: 26 days ago

The Senior Entertainment Booker is a key member with responsibility for sourcing talent options, developing responses to RFPs and client enquiries, and overseeing the execution of entertainment projects.

The Senior Entertainment Booker is an organised planner and scheduler who leads projects through every stage of the lifecycle, from proposal to delivery.

Key responsibilities

  • Sourcing and securing talented performers, such as musicians, dancers, and actors, for events and productions.

  • Negotiating contracts and agreements with artists, ensuring fair and competitive compensation.

  • Building and maintaining relationships with artists, agents, and managers.

  • Staying up to date with industry trends and emerging artists to provide clients with the latest

and most popular talent.

  • Coordinating logistics for artists and their teams, including travel, accommodations, and scheduling.

  • Overseeing the budget and financial aspects of the booking process, including invoicing, payments, and expenses.

  • Keeping accurate records of bookings, contracts, and payment information.

  • Marketing and promoting artists and events to attract new clients and increase ticket sales.

 

Requirements / Skills:

  • 3+ years as a creative professional within the industry

  • An experienced methodical organizer who understands how to manage clients and deliver their best work

  • Commercially aware and able to deliver on time and on budget, maximising business opportunities along the way

  • At least 3-4 years’ experience within the entertainment industry

  • Specific experience of delivering festivals, ceremonies and launches is desirable

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English, Arabic is an advantage