Artist Manager, Lake District Summer Music

  •  North West
  •  Under £10K
  •  Full time
  •  Closes June 22, 2023
  •  Nick Hardisty (Festival Manager)
  • #Music


Job Summary

Want to work at a classical music festival? We’re putting together a crack team for the summer and we’re looking for Artists Managers to help present our festival set in the stunning scenery of the Lake District.

Job Description

Want to work at a classical music festival?
We're putting together a crack team for this year's summer festival and we're looking for Artists Managers to join our team.

Set in the stunning scenery of the Lake District, you'll join a great team of festival staff and volunteers working to deliver a whole mixture of live classical concerts, masterclasses, online streaming, workshops and cross-arts events including dance, visual art and silent film.

From stage management, box office, and front of house duties to working with the UK's finest musicians and more. This is an ideal opportunity for those wishing to gain experience working hands-on in the arts sector. Applicants are required to be available for the entirety of the period covering from lunchtime Tuesday 25 July until the afternoon of Monday 7 August 2023.

Artist managers will receive a fee of £850 in return for their services during the festival. Accommodation and breakfast will be provided at the University of Cumbria campus in Ambleside throughout this period and expenses are paid.

All team members will also receive first aid training (gaining a qualification valid for 3 years and transferrable to other posts).

Job Requirements

An interest in music, theatre or the performing arts is essential.

A knowledge of classical music, having a full driving licence and access to a vehicle are all preferable, but not necessarily essential.

Please include this information in your application.

Job Responsibilities

This role offers you the opportunity to be responsible for:
Contacting all artists, and agents, prior to their arrival, confirming arrival times and transportation
Meeting and greeting artists on arrival
Attending all pre-concert rehearsals and providing assistance to the artists
Providing a liaison point between the artists and Production Manager on technical issues
Ensuring artists are provided with necessary transport to and from venues (where agreed)
Liaising with the Event Manager on performance times to ensure concerts run to schedule
Acting as Stage Manager for performances, including stage set-up
Completing PRS forms for each concert and submitting them to the Festival Manager
Providing support and assistance to other members of the Festival Team to ensure the smooth andefficient running of the festival

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How to Apply

To apply, please send your CV and a covering email to
Application deadline: Thursday 22 June (with interviews w/c 26 June by Zoom)

  • Contact name: Nick Hardisty (Festival Manager)
  • Contact email:

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