Profession

Artists' and Performers' Manager


Description

Artists' and Performers' Manager represent and promotes artists, performers and athletes in the course of employment negotiations with people seeking to hire the Artists, Performers and Athletes. They may handle contract negotiations and other business matters for clients. They are like sales people for Artist/Performers/Athletes and some of the roles they perform include: Collects fees, commissions, or other payments, according to contract terms;Develops contacts with individuals and organizations, and applies effective strategies and techniques to ensure their clients' success;Arrange for promotional or performance engagements for clients.Negotiates with managers, promoters, union officials, and other persons regarding clients' contractual rights and obligations.Keeps informed of industry trends and deals.Manages business and financial affairs for clients, such as arranging travel and lodging, selling tickets, and directing marketing and advertising activities.Organize auditions or interviews to evaluate potential clients.Arranges meetings concerning issues involving their clients.Prepares periodic accounting statements for clients.

Job Prospect

High

Work Environment

This Profession requires meeting of lots of people, spending many hours and sometimes days out of the Office/location. Majority of People in this profession are self employed, while a few others work with Companies that are into corporate Branding, Adverts and Promotion

General and Personal Skills Required

Average Salary

Cost of Training

Recommended Level of Education

Masters

Professional Skills / Tools Required

Customer and Personal Service, Sales and Marketing, Communications and Media, Administration and Management, Personnel and Human Resource

Associated Disciplines

Music management, marketing, accounting