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Job Title – Model Booker


A Model Booker has a front row view of the exciting fashion industry. Since the first modeling agencies opened in the 1920s, model bookers have matched their clients with jobs. As a booker, part of your day is spent locating new models and placing established ones on assignments, but you also have other duties.

Typical Job Activities

Maintains day-to-day administrative tasks and office maintenance
Maintains model profiles and records
Deals with potential models
Drives new business through phone calls, email, social media and networking
Assists the booking team with model’s day to day schedules
Maintains and developing relationships with talent, casting directors and clients

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Related Occupations

Fashion adviser

Educational Requirements 

Senior Certificate
Modeling Management qualifications at a Technikon

Compulsory subjects: English
Recommended subjects: Business economics

What natural skills and/or aptitudes do I need for this occupation?

Be dedicated to goals
Be self-motivated
Enjoy working together with people
Be imaginative and creative
Be able to work well under pressure
Have initiative and self-confidence

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Employment Opportunities


Market Competitiveness


Income Potential


Self-Employment Opportunities


International Employment Opportunities


Possible Employers

Modeling agency

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Relevant Contact Details

Modelling Academy

Ice Model Management

Boss Models

Career Progress and Path

Experience in specific field
Work performance

Possible Career Paths

Specialist career in the specific field

Employment Stability

Not very stable

Reasons to consider this career

I can work for myself
I can apply my special skills
I can communicate and interact with people
I can work internationally