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General Manager

  • Full Time
  • London & Brighton, UK
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • DOE
  • Closes May 22, 2021

13artists 13 Artists

13 Artists Ltd is an independent live booking agency based in London and Brighton representing a diverse, inspiring and globally successful roster of artists.

With a proven track record in breaking emerging talent, 13 Artists works alongside the respective management teams and labels to develop the live careers of artists all the way through to arena and stadium level. 13 Artists works with all the leading UK and International music and arts events. The company is seeking a dynamic General Manager to join and support the Directors in leading the team.

13 Artists is seeking an experienced industry manager with strong skills in operations, HR, finance and managing business relationships. A personable self-starter, with proven experience of hiring and overseeing a team.

The ideal candidate will have gained solid experience at management level within a music related company, hold an extensive network of contacts and established relationships within the industry. It is essential the candidate can demonstrate a strong understanding of the live area of the industry including marketing, ticketing and knowledge of the impact of Brexit and Covid on touring.

With offices in London and Brighton the role will involve a commitment to travel to both locations each week.

Start date – immediate.

The General Manager responsibilities will include:
– working directly with and reporting to the Directors, Charlie Myatt & Angus Baskerville
– a strong day-to-day presence to ensure the smooth running of both offices including; co-ordinating and overseeing weekly admin meetings, implementing and managing company Covid safe procedures, GDPR compliance, updating, implementing and overseeing internal systems and policies
– HR – hiring, training, developing and managing the team including: wellbeing of staff, company appraisals, development of company training manual, implementation of staff training and review of contracts
– supporting team members, particularly those in newly created roles and overseeing Work Experience Scheme
– communicating with industry bodies and updating the team with Government changes to procedures & protocols owing to Brexit and Covid
– working alongside the Finance Manager to compile monthly management reports including financial planning, analysis and proposals
– seeking new business opportunities, in particular in the areas of brand and sponsorship endorsement for artists
researching, developing and overseeing the company’s sustainability, green practices and diversification agendas

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:
– a minimum of 5 years music industry experience, ideally with a minimum of 2 years experience at senior management level within a relevant music company, working effectively across a variety of tasks in the main areas of Operations, HR and Finance.
– excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a calm, adaptable and ‘can-do’ attitude
– a proven track record of leading and delivering results with staff as well as projects
– ability to work in a fast-paced and ever changing environment
– ability to assess, recommend and implement effective procedures and policies for the business to run more efficiently and to its potential
– exceptional organisation and problem solving skills with acute attention to detail.
– a fantastically motivated independent worker and collaborative team leader
– experience with live performance contracts and databases
– good knowledge of marketing and digital channels
– ability to confidently represent a company at a senior level within the industry

Competitive Salary
28 days holiday allowance
Pension plan

13 Artists is committed to equality and diversification and all qualified applicants will be considered regardless of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief, age, marital status and background.

For more information and to apply for the position, please email hannah.johnstone@handle.co.uk

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