Association of British Orchestras

Assistant Artist Manager

Intermusica Artists' Management Ltd £25,000-£29,000 per annum according to experience Closing date 14 June 2023
Intermusica is seeking a highly organised, resourceful, and tenacious assistant artist manager to work in our internationally renowned artist management department. This is the perfect opportunity for someone who is keen to work in artist management, with excellent prospects for career development.  As a member of a busy team, you will have the opportunity to work across the department, liaising with top international artists and promoters daily. Find out more about Intermusica and the role below: 


Intermusica is an award-winning international classical music management agency, representing some of the world’s greatest artists. We are constantly exploring what it means to bring classical music to life in the 21st century, driven by our key values: integrity, support, dynamism, and innovation.

We offer imaginative, personalised management for over 140 world-class and emerging artists; have more than 30 years’ expertise in international touring; tailor bespoke communications and marketing campaigns; and are an industry leader in film and multimedia in performance. Our first-class roster includes some of the most famous and respected artists and composers, including Yuja Wang, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Sir James MacMillan, Marin Alsop, Leonidas Kavakos, Lahav Shani and Brett Dean.

Intermusica is committed to improving diversity and equality in classical music. We support and encourage artists and promoters in their commitment to making music more inclusive, supporting artists and composers from under-represented communities, and achieving gender balance in classical music performance and programming. Intermusica is working towards greater diversity and representation amongst our staff, projects, and the artists we represent.

Founded in 1981 by current Chief Executive Stephen Lumsden, Intermusica has a highly experienced workforce of over 40 staff based in London, Berlin, Munich, and


Under the supervision of Associate Director, Artist Management:

Administer artist diaries, liaising with a variety of external contacts (including promoters, venues, other artists, and agents) to arrange logistical aspects of engagements.
Co-ordinate stage plans, instrument lists, technical riders, and other requirements.
Oversee initial checking and prompt processing of contracts.
Develop understanding of media rights, coordinate agreement of rights with recording companies if necessary.
Work with the finance team to prepare financial paperwork (invoices, statements etc.) and to ensure prompt payments to artists and to Intermusica.
Support tax applications by initiating and/or assisting where necessary.
Assist with travel and accommodation for artists where necessary, including researching and booking trips, as well as processing visa and work permit arrangements as required.
Where necessary, produce detailed schedules for artists and ensure that they have all the required information to fulfil his/her commitments.
Work with Intermusica’s Communications & Marketing department on a variety of promotional materials, keeping clients’ pages on the company’s website up to date with concert listings, recordings, reviews etc.
Collaborate with recording companies, local agents, PR agencies to coordinate promotional activity. Project co-ordination for artist-led record label.
Collaborate with publishers on the details of commissions including delivery deadlines, maintaining commission schedules, drafting, and processing commission contracts, invoicing.


Attend concerts and industry events on behalf of Intermusica as required.
Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of artists’ careers and the promoters that we deal with.
On occasion organise travel/hotel/meetings/concert tickets for Artist Managers as required
Assist with general office admin.
Intermusica operates a hybrid home/office working policy. Our current requirements are that staff work in the office for a minimum of 3 days per week. This is something we will be reviewing on a regular basis.



Graduate calibre with prior administrative experience, ideally in an arts/cultural organisation.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Resilient and calm under pressure, with the ability to multitask and deal with conflicting priorities in a frequently fast paced environment.
Team player who builds trust by being solutions-focused and accountable for their work.
Works to deadlines and with an excellent eye for detail.
Proactive and able to demonstrate a positive and flexible approach.
Reliable, conscientious, and highly organised.
Good IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office.
Interest in and knowledge of classical music.


The role would suit someone seeking their second job in the arts.
The role includes working with composers and a percussionist; an interest in and knowledge of contemporary music and composers would be an advantage.
Previous experience organising international travel and diary management
Working knowledge of a second language, particularly French.
Prior experience of Overture (agency software)
We are committed to improving equality and diversity within Intermusica and the wider classical music sector. We believe that more diverse teams foster greater creativity, and we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds. We ensure that the successful candidate is selected based on their relevant merits and that Intermusica staff are given equal opportunities. 

As part of the application process, we ask all candidates to complete a voluntary Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form. Any information you provide will be treated as strictly confidential and used for statistical purposes only. It will not be seen by anyone involved in the selection process, and no information will be published or used in any way which allows you to be identified.  Complete the form 

Applicants are required to satisfy Intermusica that they are authorised to live and work in the UK.

For any further questions on the role, please contact Molly Goldstone at or +44 20 7608 9929.

Closing date: 23:59 BST Wednesday 14 June 2023

First Round Interviews: 21st – 23rd June 2023

Contact details
0207 608 9929
10 Ely Place, London EC1N 6RY

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