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Chart Manager (Boxscore/Touring)

JOB SUMMARY:

The Boxscore/Touring Chart Manager is responsible for all aspects of Billboard's Boxscore charts, including data acquisition, data entry, database maintenance, editorial contributions & analysis, and maintaining and developing touring industry relationships. This person would not only be responsible for maintaining the relevancy and accuracy of Billboard’s Boxscore/Touring charts but also for seeking out new means and sources of data acquisition. This chart manager would be an integral Billboard representative to the touring industry community and act as a liaison between those contacts and Billboard.  The chart manager also contributes nearly daily editorial content/chart analysis for print and online and reviews daily data feeds and oversees compilation of finalists and winners for various touring recaps that influence our mid-year and year-end coverage, Touring Awards, Billboard Music Awards and Latin Billboard Music Awards shows, among others. The chart manager must be willing to work flexible hours and must be an effective and experienced social media communicator.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Drive continued relevancy and accuracy of current Boxscore/Touring chart menu while seeking out new means of aggregating touring data.
  • Input daily/weekly boxscore data as it arrives.
  • Monitor touring schedule of leading music acts to assure performances are being properly reported and accounted for.
  • Maintain dialogue and build relationships with tour promoters, venue management and artist management to help facilitate timely and accurate reporting.
  • Field and proof boxscore/touring data requests from editorial, sales and other internal departments.
  • Proof chart pages and assure accuracy of respective charts and accompanying data in print and online.
  • Author daily and weekly touring chart-related editorial content and artist features for Billboard and billboard.com as well contribute to social/live/podcast platforms.
  • Ability to meet and exceed deadlines.
  • Further Billboard's additional editorial coverage of touring with chart-informed insights about Boxscore charts, trends and other analytical content.
  • Act as a Billboard representative for the Boxscore/Touring charts with tour promoters, venue management and artist management. Initiate and accept call/inquiries from these sectors, as well as attend touring industry functions.
  • Oversee compilation of finalists and winners for mid-year and year-end coverage, Touring Awards Billboard Music Awards and Latin Billboard Music Awards broadcasts, among others.

SKILL SETS:

  • An understanding of the machinations of the touring industry with a contact base of influential people in that sector.
  • An ability to work independently, while exceeding and meeting deadlines.
  • Data analysis experience.
  • Excellent Writing skills.
  • Social/Digital Media expertise
  • Proficient in basic computer programs such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint

EXPERIENCE:

  • Candidate should have a minimum three years’ employment history in related music field (touring, venues, management, talent agency, record label, digital/social, publishing.
  • Prior published writing experience preferred.
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