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Daniel Hardy

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsBooking Agent Assistant - Artist Management Assistant

About me

From a very young age I have played in numerous bands touring the UK and Europe as well as working at music venues around London. For the last two years, I have worked as a booking agent assistant for Live It Out Agency and The Leighton-pope Organisation as well as a promoter representative for various companies. These last two years have given me first-hand experience within the touring sector of the industry working on various major festivals and both arena and worldwide tours.

Skills

  • Word
  • Excel
  • Effective Time Management
  • Punctuality
  • Ability to Recognise Nurture and Develop Creative Talent
  • Ability to Communicate with Both Teammates and Clients
  • Outgoing and Sociable
  • Accounting Assistance
  • Close Attention to Detail
  • Adobe Premier Pro

Work history

2016

Agent Assistant

The Leighton-Pope Organisation

Jun 2016 - Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • - Planning and overseeing all elements of shows booked within the companies’ roster - Issuing and negotiating contracts and promoter/artist Terms of Business - Presenting and analysing weekly sales and ticket reports to Senior Management. - Working closely with Artist Manager's, Promoters and Accountants to help tour manage arena and worldwide tours including complex travel itineraries. - Organizing artist work permits and Visa, A1 and COS applications - Working closely with artist accountants and dealing with promoters on tax issues and required paperwork for shows. - Extensively liaising and working with Artists directly or with Artists’ managers. Ensuring that requirements are met, all problems are solved and all shows run smoothly from booking right through to performance.

2016

Agent Assistant

Live It Out Agency

Apr 2015 - May 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • As part of my apprenticeship in Live Events, I worked as a booking assistant at ‘Live It Out Agency’. During this time I took on a substantial workload that developed my skills. When working at the agency I represented artists at shows and festivals up and down the country including The Great Escape Festival, Wilderness, Celtic Connections, Liverpool Sound City and a twenty-one date UK and Ireland arena tour support for Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott. - Coordinating international tours for artists such as Flamingods, Trudy And The Romance, Laura J Martin, Flowers, Ulrich Schnauss Eliza Shaddad, Lola Colt and The Lucid Dream. - Creating and executing deal memos and full show contracts. - Responsible for timely collection of fees and keeping commission accounts. - Point of contact for artist managers, promoters, tour mangers, business managers, accountants, etc.

Education

2016

SQA Level 3 Diploma in Live Events and Promotion.

BCE Education

May 2015 - May 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • As part of my apprenticeship in Live Events, I worked as a booking assistant at ‘Live It Out Agency’. During this time I took on a substantial workload that developed my skills. When working at the agency I represented artists at shows and festivals up and down the country including The Great Escape Festival, Wilderness, Celtic Connections, Liverpool Sound City and a twenty-one date UK and Ireland arena tour support for Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott.

2013

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Music Industries Management

Amersham And Wycombe College

Sep 2012 - May 2013
  • Amersham, United Kingdom
  • The BTEC Level 3 diploma in Music Industries Management was a 1-year course. Unlike other music courses at the college which involve a lot of playing and recording music, this course was focused on the business side of the industry looking at key topics including tour management, releasing and marketing an E.P, event organisation, working as an agent and band/artist management.

2012

Extended Diploma BTEC Level 3 in Creative Media Production

Amersham And Wycombe College

Sep 2010 - May 2012
  • Amersham, United Kingdom
  • The Creative Media Production Level 3 Diploma that I studied for 2 years at Amersham and Wycombe College was very much a hands-on practical course. It involved a long list of units and topics that were linked to all areas of media including television, film, radio and journalism. Specific criteria within the course that I found extremely interesting include film and radio production.