Agents of Artists, Performers, and Athletes
On the Job
Agents of Artists, Performers, and Athletes promote artists, performers, and athletes to help them find work. They may negotiate contracts and handle other business matters.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Develop business relationships.
- Market products, services, or events.
- Arrange collective bargaining agreements.
- Implement financial decisions.
- Update professional knowledge.
- Prepare financial documents.
- Collect payments for goods or services.
- Correspond with customers to answer questions or resolve complaints.
- Advise others on legal or regulatory compliance matters.
- Recommend investments to clients.
Typical Working Conditions
- Having telephone conversations.
- Making decisions that impact co-workers or company results.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- High levels of competition.
- Coordinating or leading others.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Responsibility for outcomes and results.
This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.
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