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Director of Booking




Job Title: Director of Booking

Location: St. Louis, MO 63103

Overview: The Peabody Opera House, previously known as the Kiel Opera House, located in downtown St. Louis, MO is currently being restored to its original splendor.  The venue consists of a 3,200 seat main theatre and four 4,100 sq ft side theatres/banquet halls.  We are currently seeking a Director of Booking to join the management team.

Primary Functions:

  • Identify, book and negotiate contracts for events to insure maximum use and profitability for the various spaces within the Peabody Opera House
  • Develop relationships with local, regional and national promoters and producers
  • Actively solicit new business by making out of the office sales calls, and presentations to potential clients; respond to special event inquiry calls, create event proposals and conduct site inspections
  • Respond to requests for proposals for various events.
  • Responsible for market analysis, reporting and presentation of data to management staff. 
  • Work with other departments to ensure proper execution of all event related tasks


  • Evaluate / identify potential business from existing and new clients
  • Represent the organization locally and at professional meetings to promote the facility use
  • Meet with prospective clients to formulate set-up, staffing and technical needs
  • Prepare a projected event estimate
  • Develop and send information packets, email events proposals to clients
  • Negotiate and finalize contracts
  • Provide timely communication of event details and procedures to client and to POH departments
  • Review invoice reconciliation and monitor budget
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with city personnel, media, lessees, Team Members and the general public
  • Attend weekly meetings with operation management to review upcoming events
  • Monitor changes in the event and entertainment industries and develop strategies to improve and adjust to those changes
  • Maintain venue statistics on activities, attendance and revenue


  • A bachelor’s degree in Business, Hospitality or other related fields
  • Seven to ten years of experience in event management and booking for a venue, production company, or similar organization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with projecting program costs
  • Proficient use of Microsoft office products
  • Experience with budgets.
  • Must be a strategic thinker and team player.
  • This position demands a flexible schedule and is event driven; this individual must be available days/nights/holidays/weekends based on the needs of the client and the Center.

We offer a competitive salary and superb benefits. If you meet the qualifications outlined above, please submit a cover letter with salary requirement and resume to [email protected].


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