Sage Hospitality Group Music & Social Programming Curator in Austin, Texas
Sage Hospitality Group is searching for our next Music & Social Programming Curator for Hotel Van Zandt in Austin, Texas!
Located in the Rainey Street District, Hotel Van Zandt features 319 guest rooms and more than 25,000 square feet of meeting space. You can enjoy live music at our featured restaurant onsite, Geraldine’s, host pool parties, or check out one of the many pop-up events. Join us here to make a difference!
As part of Sage Hospitality Group, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We believe in enriching lives one experience at a time. More than a slogan, we empower our employees to make positive impacts on the communities in which we live and work. By providing genuine service we build relationships with our guests and value for our shareholders, and we create unforgettable experiences.
We are looking for independent thinkers. Those who harness their entrepreneurial spirit so that it breaks preconceived notions. We’re not afraid to forge our own path. After all, it’s what industry leaders do. That’s why we welcome risk takers and creative spirits alike. No matter your daily role, Sage recognizes that your success is about more than the work you do—it’s really about who you are, which is why we invest in your personal and professional growth. We hope you consider joining us!
The Music & Social Programming Curator will oversee the sounds, vibes, and social activities of Hotel Van Zandt and Geraldine’s by engaging with Austin’s music, art, and entertainment community to produce high-quality, high-touch events and activations. With the continuous goal of keeping Hotel Van Zandt the trailblazer of the local music world, you will curate the live music lineups for Geraldine’s, showcasing our diverse pool of local talent or collaborating with artists around the globe. If your passion is finding new artists and giving them a stage to perform on, let’s boogie! Come keep it weird with us and step into a music lover’s dream job!
Entertainment: Book, coordinate, and account for live music and performances.
Administration: Contract execution, vendor set up, invoice collection, and check entry and delivery. This position will also oversee invoice processing for FOH & BOH purchases
Stage management: Oversee sound engineer, equipment, sound booth, etc.
Artist communication: Delivery of promo materials, load-in/load-out protocol, run of show, and hospitality.
Staff Engagement: Obtain staff feedback on performances, keep team engaged and excited about live entertainment so they can share knowledge with guests.
Public space music: Maintain vibe, correspond with TPG, and educate staff of appropriate sound levels and times of day.
Events: Develop and execute additional events on and off site.
Promo Materials: Use Adobe Illustrator to create individual performance e-fliers for bands/djs (distribute). Create, print and distribute weekly Music Line Up Playbills throughout the hotel. Coordinate with Kimpton Marketing & PR and execute creative briefs for additional events.
Social Media: Maintain an active presence on Facebook (post latest articles, photos) and Instagram.
PR: Maintain constant communication with PR for all music performances and additional activations on property. Be available for interviews and press opportunities.
Community Outreach: Work with DOSM and GM to establish meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships within the NPO sector of Austin. Maintain relationship and track ROI (when applicable).
Public Space Music: Maintain vibe, correspond with TPG, and educate staff of appropriate sound levels and times of day.
Concierge communication: Send weekly email to Front Office staff including the music line up (with descriptions) and an additional off-property playbill for music around Austin that week. Engage with staff so they feel confident in guest communications.
PR: Maintain constant communication with PR about music, entertainment, and community outreach opportunities. Be available for interviews and press opportunities as requested.
Industry Outreach: Seek and maintain connections within the Austin entertainment industry. Be available for networking events and outings.
Education and/or Experience
Two (2) full years of employment in a related position as prior experience is required.
Requires knowledge of computer equipment.
Requires knowledge of general sales techniques, yield management, and customer service skills.
May be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the property
Ability to maintain excellent relationships with staff including maintain staff and guest confidentiality at all times
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to meet clients on and off premises, to tour property and attend functions, to climb stairs, and operate basic office equipment.
Requires the ability to hear, speak, read and write English fluently.
Excellent speech communication skills required for verbal interaction with guests and associates.
Excellent literacy necessary to read BEOs, process gratuities and payroll, etc
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Property : Hotel Van Zandt
Category: Catering & Events
Tipped Position: No
Address : 605 Davis St
City : Austin
State : Texas
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability