Shtayim Pr Arts managers provide administration support to the cultural and creative industries, which include the visual, performing and literary arts. Our work involve organising, managing and developing a wide range of arts events and activities.
For example, in a small theatre company it may involve a whole range of tasks on a day-to-day basis. In a larger organisation, an arts manager is likely to specialise in specific administrative areas, such as marketing, programming or sponsorship. Job titles vary widely, too.
Arts management responsibilities include:
- Planning a programme of events, securing dates and venues.
- Booking artists and performers.
- Event management.
- General management.
- Looking after visitors, including directors, producers and artists.
- Coordinating front of house and box office.
- Keeping records and analysis of data.
- Organising marketing and public relations activities.
- Identifying fundraising opportunities and writing funding bids.
- Identifying and applying income generation activities such as sales, merchandising and sponsorship.
- Personnel duties, such as advising on contracts.
- Planning and managing a budget.
- Dealing with performing rights and other legal requirements.
- Overseeing the maintenance of the venue.
- Overseeing and taking an executive role in artistic production.
- Researching and applying cultural policy.
- Attending exhibitions and/or performances.
- Organise education and training programme’s.
- Process grant applications and allocate funding.
- Work closely with arts organisations.