Association of British Orchestras

Artist/Associate Artist Manager

Ikon Arts Management Dependent on experience Closing date 29 August 2022
Ikon Arts Management is a forward-thinking music management company representing some of the world’s leading vocal groups and chamber music ensembles, as well as established and emerging soloists, composers and conductors. Working alongside the iconic Edition Peters publishing group and international PR agency Nicky Thomas Media, we are committed to developing all areas of our artists’ busy careers, and to responding to the changing international classical music landscape. In addition to our artist management portfolio, we work on selected special projects. Staff members work collaboratively, with individuals able to make an impact on our future growth.

We are looking for an Artist Manager or Associate Artist Manager (role dependent on experience) to join the Ikon Arts Management office, working closely with the Director, Artist Managers, and Assistant Artist Managers. Candidates should be educated to degree level with excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills, with an eye for detail and the ability to multitask in a busy office environment. At least three years’ experience within the classical music industry is essential, preferably within a similar agency role, and preferably with some prior experience managing artists and dealing directly with promoters and industry contacts. The role will include the selling and management of a select group of artists on our roster. This job would suit a candidate with experience at an Associate or Manager level who is looking for the chance to manage their own roster of artists, and take the next step in their music management career.

Candidates need to be proactive and conscientious, with a proven track record and an active interest in classical music, including repertoire. The role requires the ability to deal with people diplomatically and to represent the company and/or artists in various scenarios including over the phone, meetings and at concerts. The successful candidate will be a confident and energetic individual with the capability to work as a team player and learn quickly. The ability to speak another European language would be preferable, but not essential.

Start date: Autumn 2022
Salary: dependent on experience
Closing date: 12:00 on Monday 29th August 2022
To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to Ellie Shouls, Artist Manager, Ikon Arts Management:

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