I have vast experience within the Music industry, demonstrating and enhancing skills such as; management, team work, administration, networking and initiative - all transferable to jobs within the creative industry, I am a dynamic, proactive and resourceful person. Confident, ambitious, and target driven person who thrives on interacting with people whilst demonstrating strategic planning and problem solving skills. I have effective co-ordination skills complemented by strong communication and presentation skills. Committed to continuous personal development with a strong belief in life long learning.
C.C. Young & Co. are a firm of Chartered Accountants specialising in the music and entertainment industry. We are a leading provider of accounting and taxation services to the music, film and entertainment industry. I work within the Touring & Business Management Department; ? Touring services include dealing with all financial matters concerning the tour. ? Artist business management services include dealing with financial and commercial aspects of clients' day to day affairs, as required.
University Placement/Job Role: Artist Management (Music) This job had varied tasks and responsibilities, Over the year, I demonstrated effective duties, such as; - Negotiating deals and contracts - Representing the artist at all levels in their professional careers - Liaising between their artists and various other people, including record and publishing - companies, collection societies such as PRS for Music, recording studios, music press, video directors and so on - Managing the financial affairs of their artists, working closely with accountants developing sponsorship deals and merchandising
University Placement. General Description: Responsible for the promotion and general exploitation of an artist’s output. Daily duties: - Defining/Re-defining an artists image in accordance with a new release and selected target market. - Collectively working with promotions department to ensure the right social media and press outlets are being catered to and the way the acts have been presented to them is correct. - Creatively conceiving and carrying out successful marketing plans.
At University I completed a 4 year course, which included 1 year in Industry. Structured modules throughout the degree taught how to create sustainable business, how businesses compete in a highly competitive and globalised market. Primarily, I was taught the constant changes required by businesses to position and re-invent themselves to succeed the threats of competitors in a rapidly changing globalised industry, This theory was then put into practise during my year in industry. I was a talent manager for music artists specialising within the electronic genre of music. I also assisted an LA based record label with marketing and strategising UK outreach, to maintain communication with existing fans and to attract further press and following.
Developed many skills, including - - Delegation. The ability to work well within a team and to lead a team. Taking into consideration the variation of strengths and weaknesses to then delegate appropriate roles to each member. - Self motivation. Turning physical battles into something achievable. - Determination. Constantly keeping focus on the end goal, whilst assessing both internal and external circumstance. Furthermore, reevaluating the most efficient way to reach your objectives.