DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama is seeking expressions of interest regarding the following opportunity:

Music Agency/ Artist Management

DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama

The Conservatory requires an individual with music agency/ artist management experience to provide a platform for final year and postgraduate students embarking on a career in music performance. The Conservatory has artists who are available for functions such as graduations, conferences, corporate functions, receptions, weddings, dinners, openings, church services, promotions, shows, concerts, recitals etc.

This position is expected to commence in January 2019 and the engagement will be on a year-to-year basis pending successful annual reviews.

Desired skills and experience

The ideal candidate must:

  • possess the entrepreneurial spirit that is critical to success in this area of the music industry
  • be self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • possess interpersonal skills.
  • be able to troubleshoot and resolve any issues that may arise before, during or after the performance.
  • Ideally should have at least one year’s experience working as a booking agent

 

The role will involve:

  • aiding clients in finding suitable artists for their venues.
  • liaising with management about PR, booking fees and all expenses relating to the performance.
  • negotiating artist’s fees.
  • supporting the careers of the Conservatory’s young performers in any way possible.
  • providing annual reports to DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama.

Should you have any questions about the role or wish to submit an Expression of Interest please contact Aoife Faughnan at aoife.faughnan@dit.ie

Please include a current resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the role and the skills, attributes and experience you have that are relevant to the role as described.

 

The closing date/time for receipt of Expressions of Interest is November 16th at 5pm.