YPIA Opportunities

YPIA Opportunities

Jobs and offers from the arts world


Assistant Artist Manager, Rayfield Allied

Deadline: Thursday 10th February 2022

How Long: Full Time, Permanent

Compensation: Minimum £22,000 (negotiable, dependent on experience)

Rayfield Allied is an established artist management company based in London (SW9). Rayfield Allied was formed in 2011 when Allied Artists Agency and Rayfield Artists, two of the most respected independent agencies, merged. It has built up an enviable reputation and an exciting roster of artists including conductors, composers, instrumentalists, singers, stage directors, and instrumental and vocal ensembles.

As part of the ongoing growth of the agency we are now looking for an Assistant Artist Manager to work primarily in the vocal and opera division. All members of our office are actively involved in the selling and management of our artists, and as part of an expanding business there are strong opportunities for the right person for quick career progression.

If you have an interest in classical music and a curiosity to learn more we hope you will apply for the position. Futher info can be found here.

To apply for the position please send a CV and covering letter (preferably in .doc or .docx format) to Abigail Ellison (abigail.ellison@rayfieldallied.com)


Managerial Associate, IMG Artists

Deadline: Ongoing

How Long: Full Time, Permanent

Compensation: £24,000

To assist in the management of Artists within the Conductors & Instrumentalists divisions, managing the day-to-day administration to enable the Artist Manager to develop the careers of Artists ensuring their success in a commercial world.

Key Accountabilities:

Updating and maintaining an accurate diary for each artist on the IMG Artists scheduling and database system, providing a back-up for managers in case of double bookings or similar.

Liaising with orchestras and other promoters to ensure that all the details (times, venues etc.) are correct, arranging all artistic support (page turners, piano tuners, score delivery and similar), and maintaining positive day-to-day contact with the artists.

Working with PR or record companies to schedule and administrate interviews and appearances.

Producing itineraries for artists, ensuring that schedules are suitable/viable.

Providing immigration and visa advice to the client list and liaising with appropriate embassies to facilitate visas for engagements worldwide.

Recording all financial information for each engagement accurately, and processing invoices and other financial documents in conjunction with the accounts department. Producing contracts and invoices. Liaising with artists and accountants regarding tax documents, statement questions and ensuring that any fees to be received directly by the artist have been paid.

Initially assessing all contracts and other documents pertaining to each engagement, and process them in conjunction with the Artist Manager.

Assisting the Artist Manager in their daily work, providing administrative and secretarial support (incl. filing, minute taking) and deputising for them when necessary.

Booking travel and accommodation for artists and the Artist Manager.

To act as the first point of contact for enquiries from members of the public, promoters and artists themselves.

Producing and updating press materials for each artist, including first drafts of updated biographies, and forwarding them to Artist & Booking Managers as required.

Updating and maintaining certain areas of the IMG Artists website as relates to artist list.

Liaising with other Artist Managers and Managerial Associates.

Occasional weekend or evening work, either related to concert attendance or due to emergencies.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to jobs@imgartists.com quoting ‘Managerial Associate, C&I’ in the subject field


Engagement Manager, The Landmark Trust

Deadline: Ongoing

How Long: Full time. Four days a week will also be considered

Compensation: £28,000 to £30,000 FTE (pro-rated for part time) depending on experience

Building conservation charity the Landmark Trust is seeking an Engagement Manager to lead all engagement elements of its large-scale building rescue projects. An exciting career opportunity for someone with a creative flair and experience of delivering vibrant outreach, they will lead on engagement elements within funding applications plus develop compelling outreach ideas, guide on-the-ground delivery, steer evaluation and ensure operational sustainability.

A permanent contract based at Landmark's offices near Maidenhead, the role is full time (35 hours per week) or four days a week will also be considered.Salary in the range of £28,000 to £30,000 FTE (pro-rated for part time) depending on skills and competencies, paid monthly in arrears.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, so early application is encouraged. 

Screening interviews will take place by telephone, followed by 1:1 interviews

For full details and to apply, please visit:https://www.landmarktrust.org.uk/about-us/working-for-landmark/


Guest Writer, YPIA Blog

Deadline: Ongoing

How Long: For a one-off piece or a series of contributions, up to you.

Compensation: We're all volunteers at YPIA.

Have you seen the YPIA Blog? We want to make our posts as relevant to you as possible and how could we do that better than by asking you to contribute? So, if you would be interested in becoming a guest writer for YPIA (whether for a one-off article or a whole series), just get in touch with Rebecca Johns at rebeccaj@ypia.co.uk.

The blog generally covers topics such as the challenges young people face when starting out in the arts, tips for how to improve your career, summaries of our events, reviews of other relevant events, resources or websites, and stories of fellow arts professionals who've shown initiative to improve access into the arts sector for young people. We're very open to other suggestions though, so do feel free to get in touch with Rebecca and pitch your idea. 

There's no deadline for this opportunity, we accept new contributions on a rolling basis.

To advertise your job here please email us at info@ypia.co.uk