Vacancy: Artist Management Assistant

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As part of our gender equality initiative Both Sides Now, we’re partnering with Artist Manager Sarah Brooksbank to offer an exciting work placement to somebody in the early stages of their career. 

Vacancy: Artist Management Assistant
18th November 2021

As part of our gender equality initiative Both Sides Now, we’re partnering with Artist Manager Sarah Brooksbank to offer an exciting work placement to somebody in the early stages of their career. 

We’re partnering with Artist Manager Sarah Brooksbank to offer an exciting work placement to somebody in the early stages of their career. 

Sarah Brooksbank runs a Sheffield-based Artist Management Company, managing the global career of renowned artists including Bat For Lashes, Fat White Family, Working Men’s Club and Producer/Mixer Ross Orton. A dynamic and modern company, recent successes have included two top 20 albums, a top 30 album, Mercury Prize, AIM Awards and Q Awards nominations, Ivor Novello wins, features on Jools Holland, and playlists on all major radio stations alongside collaborations and partnerships with global brands.

This role is part of the Both Sides Now Leadership Programme, a Brighter Sound initiative to equalise the music industry and create opportunities for women and marginalised genders to gain experience and develop new skills in different areas of the music industry.

About the role

This is an exciting and varied entry-level role for someone beginning a career in the music industry. This is a supported role, so is suited to someone in the early stages of their career. 

You’ll be working closely with senior managers and will gain experience in all aspects of Artist Management including album release planning, A+R, administration and systems, network and team building, tour management and budgeting.

Download the full job description (PDF)

Download the full job description (Word document)

How to apply

Please send the below to recruitment@brightersound.com by Thursday 9 December, 11pm.

  1. A copy of your CV
  2. A cover letter (no more than 2 sides of A4) giving examples of your past experience to outline how you meet the key requirements of the role, including the skills listed in the person specification
  3. A completed Equal Opportunities form

Please read the full job description (links above) before you apply.

We’re committed to supporting and meeting the needs of people with learning difficulties or disabilities. If you require any support with the application process, please call us on 0161 546 5334 during normal working hours (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm).

Interviews will take place on the morning of Thursday 16 December.

If you have any questions, please contact our Projects and Events Assistant Kinaya Said Ibrahim on 0161 546 5334 or kinaya@brightersound.com.

Equal opportunities

We strive to ensure that opportunities to work and develop at Brighter Sound are open to all. We treat all job applications equally, regardless of age, disability, gender identity or gender expression, race, ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or any other equality characteristics. We particularly encourage applications from disabled people and people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, as these groups are currently underrepresented in the cultural sector.

Brighter Sound is part of the Disability Confident scheme. We guarantee an interview to anyone who has a disability and meets our assessment of the minimum criteria for the role.


This role is supported through the Arts Council’s Transforming Leadership fund.