Monday, February 3, 2014

Talent Scout

Duties and Responsibilities
    •    Determining the artist’s business status and recommending / negotiating with a business entity
    •    Evaluating and filling the artist’s personnel requirements
    •    Formulating and marketing the artist’s image
    •    Mapping out a career plan for the artist; establishing career goals
    •    Negotiating and securing a recording contract
    •    Hiring a producer and personnel for record production and publication
    •    Coordinating live performances and appearances
    •    Establishing merchandising and commercial relations (possibly worldwide)
    •    Deal with record company negotiation and appoint a solicitor to take responsibility of legal matters

    •    Handle press and TV enquiries and continually work in building the artist’s public profile
    •    Exploit marketing opportunities and mitigate any damaging events or rumours
    •    Counseling and advising the artists on matters related to their music career
    •    Seek to add value to the artist by ensuring they are able to focus purely on writing and recording music to a very high standard
Skills and Qualifications
    •    A degree in Communications, PR or any related field
    •    5 years experience managing artists and their careers
    •    A business background is useful, especially in sales
    •    Ability to work in a competitive industry, which can be stressful with long hours.
Email CV and salary requirements to with “Talent Scout” in the subject line.