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Managers and Directors in the Creative Industries

Managers and directors in creative industries plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of organisations in sectors such as arts, publishing, music, media, design and architecture.

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Average Salary


New workers start around £22026. Normal pay is £40159 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £67750.



Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Determines staffing, material, financial, and other short- and long-term needs.
  • Reviews and revises creative teams' work across multiple projects.
  • Establishes client's requirements and oversees the conception and development of multiple projects.
  • Keeps up to date with new releases, publications and trends in relevant fields.
  • Helps set the creative direction of their organisation and finds new talent, such as artists, writers and musicians, as well as pieces such as artworks, scripts and music.
  • Liaises with clients, generates new business and promotes their organisation by attending and organising conferences, exhibits and other events.
  • Plans, organises, directs and co-ordinates the activities and resources of organisations in the creative industries, such as publishing firms, art galleries and television companies.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft Skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Reading Comprehension


  • Active Listening


  • Speaking


  • Active Learning


  • Critical Thinking


  • Learning Strategies


  • Monitoring


  • Writing


  • Mathematics


  • Science


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