Artist Management Assistant

  • Starling Works
  • Remote (Berlin, Germany)
  • Apr 02, 2024
Freelancer Artist management

Job Description

Full time role for a diligent, meticulously organised day-to-day management assistant. The ideal candidate is highly driven, self-reliant, possesses a strong work ethic and can effortlessly navigate through a highly complex work-stream, whilst maintaining a painstaking attention to detail. In-depth understanding of the music industry and nuanced knowledge of the alternative music scene is vital. This role offers remote work flexibility and exciting travel prospects spanning the globe.

 


THE ROLE: 

You will be supporting the managing director across all the divisions and activities of the company including:

 

  • Artist management division providing assistance in every facet of career development.
  • Live events division with advancing, production and marketing.
  • Educational division with day to day operations, marketing, planning and customer care.

 

YOU WILL: 

  • Interface directly with our artists and handle requests promptly and efficiently.
  • Assist in the strategic planning across all aspects of client’s careers, understanding their goals, developing strategies and working proactively to achieve them.
  • Plan and implement client campaigns, including global music releases, brand partnerships, international touring, special projects etc.
  • Provide general admin support, including invoicing and payments, budgeting, song registrations, visas, funding applications etc.
  • Represent clients in professional situations, ensuring needs are met and partnerships maintained, including travelling to live shows, sessions, public appearances etc.
  • Oversee and optimise clients’ online presence and social media strategy, content creation and execution, maintaining overview of fan interaction.

ABOUT YOU:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in artist management, or a similar artist-facing position in the music industry, with experience in managing record releases and live tours.
  • Solution-oriented, creative thinker, who can draw from their experience and think quickly on their feet in any situation.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the music industry, including record release campaign management live touring, commercial partnerships, marketing, copyrights etc.
  • Work clearly and efficiently to a brief, set budgets, deadlines and work as strongly on assigned solo tasks as they do within the context of a team.
  • Culturally aware and creatively engaged, with an ability to conceive and develop ideas true to the artist aesthetic.
  • Excellent writing skills and an eye for good design and photography.
  • Attuned radar for relevant technological developments and strong digital skillset, with an up-to-date understanding of social media, DSPs, data analytics and other relevant technologies.
  • Experience and an ability to communicate supportively and harmoniously with artists is central to the role, likewise maintaining confidentiality and a delicate manner in handling personal and sensitive matters.
  • Possess a proactive and inquisitive attitude; demonstrating enthusiasm and passion to keep learning, growing and progressing.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills in English. Any other language is a plus.
  • Experience with video and photo editing tools such as Adobe Photoshop / Adobe Premiere / DaVinci Resolve is a plus

 

 

Start Date: 

May 13th 2024 

 

Location: 

The ideal candidate is preferably based in Berlin, but we will consider applicants from other locations.

 

Working Hours:

Minimum 40h per week, during regular CET business hours and occasional weekend work during key event productions including travel around the globe.

 

Submissions: 

Please submit your CV and cover letter with the job description in the subject line. The final date for submissions will be the evening of Friday April 19th. 

 

 

Starling Works is an equal opportunities employer. We embrace diversity and are committed towards creating a working environment in which no one will be treated less favourably on the grounds of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs or age.

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Salary Range

Depending on experience