Artist Relations Assistant

Artist Relations Assistant (part-time)

Location: Savannah, Georgia, USA
Term:  September 6, 2022 – June 30, 2023
Pay: Part-time; hourly pay (rate based on experience); max 30 hours/week dependent on workload pre-/post-festival; up to 70 hours/week during the weeks of the 2023 Festival, March 23-April 8, 2023
Reports to: Abbey Matye, Programming Associate


SMF is seeking an Artist Relations Assistant for the 2023 Savannah Music Festival and any off-season events during the fiscal year. Position is ideally suited for anyone wishing to gain experience in any/all of the following: nonprofit and arts administration, database management, contracting, artist relations and logistics, hotel and venue contracting and logistics, festival administration, and hospitality and catering. Hours are flexible pre-/post-festival according to candidate’s schedule. Candidates with more availability during the festival dates (March 23 – April 8) will be favorably considered.

Partial remote work possible, but must be in-person January 4-April 14, 2023 as this is a live event.

  • Contract Processing
  • Festival Production Database Management, including data entry and editing for events and artist logistics
  • Edit and maintain artist schedules and itineraries as needed
  • Communication with artists/artists’ representatives regarding hospitality, catering, production, and publicity
  • Communication with local hotel and venue partners regarding artist housing needs and production schedules
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, plan and organize details
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Proficient in Google Suite
  • Familiarity with nonprofit arts organizations and music industry a plus
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

To submit an application, please email resume and cover letter to Abbey Matye at No phone calls, please.


Savannah Music Festival is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.