An artist manager handles the everyday business dealings of an artist so that he/she can concentrate on being an entertainer.
Artist managers do a lot of things, all of which aim to create opportunities for their artists. They come up with a strategy to steer the artist in the right direction.
Obviously, it’s dependent upon you(the artist) to have a dream of what you need to turn into. Your manager would work with you, taking that vision, formulating a feasible game plan and executing it
We have gathered roles of an artist manager that makes him or her the best for th development of your music career.
Strong Team Building mentality
Building a group, which incorporates booking specialists, marketing experts, legal advisors, radio trackers and other individuals who are fundamental in ensuring your profession building methodology is executed well. Any manager that has this skill is able to connect with the right people in the industry to boost your career. When you are going for a manager this should be your priority. If he/she can’t build a good team there is no way you can work with him/her to have a successfull career.
A good manager should be able to coordinate with and talk to record labels, venues, promoters and other entities on your behalf. A good manager should be able to introduce artists to industry people who may help in boosting their career.
A Good Advisor
Any artist manager who is not capable of giving his team and artists good advise about their career, personal life and minor dos and don’ts is not worth working with.
A good manager should be able to provide artists with advice about their next move and help them come up with sound decisions.
A Good Record Keeper
One of the most vital roles of a manager is the ability to keep records of your activities. Some of these include studio times, event bookings, release dates etc.
A good manager should be able to track down sponsors, sync licensing, ad placements/endorsements and other income streams.