Position: Assistant Manager / Office Manager
Location: Chicago, IL
Posted: May 18th, 2017


Job description:
The dual role of Assistant Managerand Office Manager in the Chicago branch encompasses a wide range of administrative, organizational, communication, and personal skills, all while working in a fast-paced environment that oversees the careers of multiple established artists in a broad range of genres. As Assistant you will be expected to coordinate, plan, execute, and liaise on behalf of clients as well as their managers. As Office Manager you will be expected to run the daily operations of an active office covering a wide range of administrative tasks (outlined below). Ideal candidates are highly motivated self-starting problem solvers who possess not only a strong passion for music and artists, but also for the greater business of music.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serving as day-to-day point of contact for clients; establishing relationships and communicating effectively on their behalf to the team & outside world
  • Assisting in the marketing efforts behind major album releases and national/international tours; running point on press & online campaigns
  • Managing internal office and client calendars, travel documents, and touring/promo itineraries
  • Coordinating production for various touring clients (advancing shows, compiling backline, updating technical riders, constructing tour books)
  • Keeping an organized and well archived database of client promo, upcoming travel, social media log-ins, and general assets/media
  • Administering and maintaining artist and company website and socials; implementing new social strategy
  • Running point on all daily office operations (answering phones, handling mail, ordering supplies, paying bills, budgeting)


Essential Qualities and Skills:

  • Highly organized with a keen attention to detail, capable of multitasking and managing multiple projects at the same time with accuracy and timeliness
  • Able to identity problems and are motivated solve them in a timely manner
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Working knowledge of Excel, PhotoShop/InDesign, basic web building and design  
  • Fine working non-traditional hours when required


Requirements:

  • Four Year Undergraduate Degree
  • Previous office experience and/or music industry experience preferred
  • If not local must be willing to move to Chicago


Please email your resume, cover letter,  and any other materials to the attention of Victoria Roe at victoria(at)ekonmgmt(dot)com




Summer 2017 Intern

Location: Chicago, IL
3 Days/Week (20 hours/week)


Ekonomisk Management is a full service artist management firm. An internship is being offered for Winter 2016. May be taken for college credit if applicable. 


An internship with Ekonomisk Management requires great attention to detail, as well as a mind for problem solving. Proficiency with Excel, Word, basic HTML, WordPress, Adobe Photoshop suite, Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites are also part and parcel. Previous music industry experience is encouraged, but not required. Applicant should possess not only a strong passion for music and artists, but also for the greater “business of music”.


Internship duties include, but are not limited to:
- Update artists’ social network sites. Assist with viral marketing campaigns
- Catalogue live recordings
- Research flights, hotels, directions, supporting acts, etc.
- Inventory and organize artist merchandise
- Manage client mail order and online web store
- Update travel documents and artist itineraries 
- Check promoter/venue websites for proper show information
- Work closely with artists' street teams
- Archive press
- Address licensing requests
- Submit client set lists to performance right societies and publishers
- General office duties (phones, fax, scan, ship, track packages)


Please email your resume and any other materials to the attention of Victoria Roe at victoria@ekonmgmt.com