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Jennifer Avery

Assistant Tour Manager

Assistant Tour Manager for a nationally touring actor, author and teacher. Primary responsibility is supporting the tour of a one-man play / diversity program, and working closely with actor to execute all business goals including bookings, signings and sales.

Duties include:

- Find opportunities for performance, workshops, & book sales. Researching venues for performance (educational, government, business, performing arts), book stores, reading clubs, organizations, conferences, publications devoted to race/diversity/adoption/identity/biracial issues and multiculturalism.

- Contact potential venues/clients and represent / promote actor's work.

- Write solicitation letters, newsletters, email correspondence, press releases, copy for marketing materials as well as search for opportunities for media exposure of one-man play and self-published book.

- Regularly update website and social networking sites.

- Manage tour schedule, inventory, contact lists, database.

- Troubleshoot technical issues w computer, order office supplies, send designs to printer.

- Assemble packages for marketing, book/DVD sales, solicitation mailings.

- Act as liaison between actor and hosting venues, ensuring all technical needs are met, issue/review contracts & invoices, track payments.

- Consistent / thorough communication with and tracking of leads, clients, press.

- Light bookkeeping.

Required experience with internet research and use of Mac, Apple mail, & Google Workspace.

Preferred experience w/ office management, marketing & development

Familiarity of Photoshop, Daylite, Google Docs.

Must be highly reliable, self-motivated, trustworthy, organized, personable, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Performance or acting background a plus.

Contact Info:
Michael Fosberg
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago, IL