Vacancy for Music Artist Tour/Road Manager via Fosad Consulting Limited

 Employment Nigeria 09-Dec-2015 LAGOS , Entertainment  

Fosad Consulting Limited - Our client is a renowned musician who has topped the music charts of various music channels and has worked with both old and new talents in the music industry. Our artist is currently seeking the talent of a phenomenal brilliant, energetic, goal getter spirit young man to fill the position below:

Job Position: Music Artist Tour/Road Manager

Career Overview

  • A Tour/Road Manager manages transportation, scheduling, and the financial aspects of an Artist's time on the road.

Job Descriptions

  • The job of a Tour Manager is to make sure that life on the road runs smoothly for everyone involved. This means getting the band safely to venues and hotels, managing money coming in and money going out, and dealing with Promoters and Venue Managers.
  • Tour Managers work with Venue Managers, Promoters, Travel Agents, Band Members, Sound and Lighting Techs, Instrument Techs (Guitar Technicians, etc.), Sound Engineers, Tour Bus Drivers, Tour Coordinators, Production Managers, Tour Accountants and the Road Crew.

Job Responsibilities

  • The Road Manager is involved in counseling and advising artists (or songwriters, producers, engineers, instrumentalists/musicians, etc) on all matters related to their musical careers.
  • He will manage the income and expenses of the client therefore, taking care of making payments to background singers, roadies, etc, on behalf of the artist.
  • He will take care of logistics while the artist is on tour (or on the road) also includes making sure that everything on the road is provided for as spelled out in the contract and all monies are paid on time.
  • Prepares the Rider - and communicates the artist rider to show coordinator (Rider is the full list of artist demands i.e microphone and sound system are good enough for performance , they have a green room where artist can wait before performance and endless list of things that need to be sorted out before every show
  • Road manager also follows up on items promised as part of the contract such as accommodations, per diems, advances/deposits, rentals, commissions, and so on.
  • Performance materials are accurate. Talk to producer to get the right performance mix. Get the right version of song for the show.
  • Coordinate sound check, rehearsals, dancers & band members
  • Run errands that sustain artist career. Meet up with OAPS, VJS, DJS, etc . drop off materials at TV, radio stations or wherever it needs to be. Drop off songs and video etc
  • To manage artist affairs on the Road during tours.


  • Must be strong willed
  • Must love Music and the entertainment business
  • Have knowledge of it inside -out
  • Must be determined
  • Must show a persistent, persevering spirit. Does not take no for an answer
  • Can negotiate well when faced with decisions.
  • Can function and be proactive on very little sleep: meaning if we have to be at an event for a long time can be active, effective and involved. Can sleep after show or projects are over or on OFF days.
  • Must be pleasant.
  • Must be friendly and willing to network with artists or people in the entertainment industry.
  • Works with initiative
  • Is very flexible to travel and be away from home for long periods of time
  • Must live in the Ajah environs
  • Can, read, write, reply emails and do occasional proposals or presentations.
  • Manages people well.
  • Survive under pressure.
  • Resourceful- can come up with quick solutions without involving artist and management.
  • Not forgetful- keeps everyone on task. Dancers, backup singers , director etc
  • Detail oriented, remembers all the details that must be ticked off before the day starts
  • Finishes carry-over tasks


  • HND/B.SC in Mass Communication, Journalism, Economics or any related field.

Additional Information

  • Interested candidates must;
  • Have good communication skills
  • Possess excellent listening skills
  • Be a good time manager
  • Be able to take initiative and be proactive
  • Have good knowledge of Computer applications (Microsoft Office)
  • Possess excellent note taking skills
  • Be friendly and wiling to proffer solutions
  • Innovative and smart

Sorry the application deadline for this job has elapsed

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