Friday, 8 April 2016

Tour/Road Manager for a Fast Rising Music Star in Nigeria

Our client is a fast rising star who has taken the music industry by storm and has topped the music charts of various music channels/shows.
She is a musician with a twist of Jazz and Soul music. Our artist is currently seeking the talent of a phenomenal brilliant, energetic, goal getter spirit young man to manage artist affairs on the Road during tours.
Job Title: Tour/Road Manager
Job Overview:
A Tour/Road Manager manages transportation, scheduling, and the financial aspects of an Artist’s time on the road.
The Tour Manager will make sure that life on the road runs smoothly for everyone involved. This means getting the band safely to venues and hotels, managing money coming in and money going out, and dealing with Promoters and Venue Managers. Tour Managers work with Venue Managers, Promoters, Travel Agents, Band Members, Sound and Lighting Techs, Instrument Techs (Guitar Technicians, etc.), Sound Engineers, Tour Bus Drivers, Tour Coordinators, Production Managers, Tour Accountants and the Road Crew.
Job Description
• The Road Manager is involved in counseling and advising artists (or songwriters, producers, engineers, instrumentalists/musicians, etc.) on all matters related to their musical careers.
• He will manage the income and expenses of the client therefore, taking care of making payments to background singers, roadies, etc., on behalf of the artist.
• He will take care of logistics while the artist is on tour (or on the road) also includes making sure that everything on the road is provided for as spelled out in the contract and all monies are paid on time.
• Prepares the Rider – and communicates the artist rider to show coordinator( Rider is the full list of artist demands i.e. microphone and sound system are good enough for performance , they have a green room where artist can wait before performance and endless list of things that need to be sorted out before every show.
• Road manager also follows up on items promised as part of the contract such as accommodations, per diems, advances/deposits, rentals, commissions, and so on.
• Performance materials are accurate. Talk to producer to get the right performance mix. Get the right version of song for the show.
• Coordinate sound check, rehearsals, dancers & band members
• Meet up with OAPs, VJs, DJs, etc. drop off materials at TV, radio stations or wherever it needs to be.
• Drop off songs and video etc.
Qualifications
Education
HND/BSC in Mass communication, journalism, economics or any related field.
Skills
Interested candidates must;
• Have good knowledge of Computer applications (Microsoft Office)
• Possess excellent note taking skills.
• Must be personable.
• Innovative and smart.
• Have good communication skills
• Possess excellent listening skills.
• Must be a good time manager.
Personality
• Must be strong willed and determined
• Must love Music and the entertainment business
• Have knowledge of it inside -out
• Can, read, write, reply emails and do occasional proposals or presentations.
• Manages people well.
• Survive under pressure.
• Resourceful- can come up with quick solutions without involving artist and management.
• Not forgetful- keeps everyone on task. Dancers, backup singers, director etc.
• Detail oriented, remembers all the details that must be ticked off before the day starts
• Must show a persistent, persevering spirit. Does not take no for an answer
• Can negotiate well when faced with decisions.
• Can function on very little sleep: meaning if we have to be at an event for a long time can be active, effective and involved. Can sleep after show or projects are over or on OFF days.
• Must be pleasant.
• Must be friendly and willing to network with artists or people in the entertainment industry.
• Works with initiative
• Is very flexible to travel and be away from home for long periods of time
Additional Information
Only suitable candidates will be contacted
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should
Click here to Apply