VP Booking - Oracle Arena and Oakland/Alameda County Coliseum (Oakland, CA)
The Vice President, Booking will serve as the principal contact with all of AEG’s North American Facilities booking and content development teams while also acting as the main booking contact for Oracle Arena. Responsible for sourcing, pitching, negotiating and securing live event content, including talent buying for co-promotional or venue-promoted events.
AEG FACILITIES EVENT BOOKING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT:
Serves as the principal contact with all of AEG’s North American Facilities booking and content development teams while also acting as the main booking contact for Oracle Arena.
Acts as liaison between agencies and promoters on the one hand and AEG Facilities on the other.
Works to aggressively promote the use of the facilities to maximize utilization and negotiates content agreements.
Interfaces with promoters, talent booking and marketing teams for all AEG Facilities venues to coordinate booking schedules, artist relationships, and ticket sales planning and event settlements.
Provides input on branding and marketing efforts, including sales collateral and show related marketing
Participates in the determination of event specific event staffing requirements
Develops and pursues new events for venues, including but not limited to new touring events and types not currently hosted at the arena. An emphasis is placed on creating new, unique events for the arena, including local, regional, national, and international sporting events, concerts, comedy, family entertainment and special events
Hosts regular meetings and conference calls with venue bookers to ensure optimal performance and results and ensures companywide strategies are adhered to.
ORACLE ARENA BOOKING:
Responsible for sourcing, pitching, negotiating and securing live event content, including talent buying for co-promotional or venue-promoted events.
Build relationships with local established and alternative promoters.
Oversees development of the venue’s annual event calendars, activity schedules, dates and hours of event operations, projections for attendance and revenue
Implements and monitors a detailed program budget; supervises cost accounting required of events to include facility rental, ancillary revenue streams, and event related expenses upon advisement of the GM.
Assists with the preparation and maintenance of any required and necessary reports/records for the client and/or AEG Facilities.Manages the venue license agreement process to execution for each show including promoter specific language, deal, insurance requirements and other negotiated deal points.
Assists with the development, coordination, implementation and administration of specific plans, programs and policies as deemed necessary and/or prescribed by company directives.
Provides or coordinates timely and effective response to directives and requests received from internal and external organizations, agencies, departments and individuals; assures and maintains integrity of the arena, client, division and the corporation in all forms of communication and personal contacts