European Music Managers Alliance (EMMA) now invites emerging music managers to apply as mentees for their EMMpower Mentorship Program. This free program aims to provide professional support to managers looking to further develop their competencies in today’s music industry.


  • Emerging European music managers wanted for EMMpower Mentorship Program (April-December 2023)
  • Mentees will receive one-on-one mentoring, tailored-designed education program, workshops, and EMMA community access
  • DEADLINE EXTENDED! Apply HERE before midnight CET 24/03/2023

The EMMpower Mentorship Program allows music managers to gain proven knowledge, practical tools, and best practices to build sustainable careers for their artists. The program will run from April to December 2023.

To apply as a mentee, candidates should have the following:

  • Currently residing and actively working within Europe
  • At least 2 years of experience as an artist manager with proven local or international achievements
  • At least one year of experience working with an artist or band, with achievements that can be demonstrated as a result of their managerial work, prioritizing the artist’s career development locally and internationally
  • Experience participating in key events and initiatives in the music industry in the last two years, including music and showcase festivals, projects, and partnerships
  • Actively involved in developing a network of industry relations, both locally and internationally

As part of the EMMpower Mentorship Program, mentees will receive the following:

  • 16 hours of one-on-one mentoring sessions with an experienced mentor
  • Professional development online workshops
  • Opportunities for networking, knowledge exchange, and collaboration with a pan-European community of music managers

The ideal candidate should also meet the following criteria:

  • A good understanding of the basics of the music industry
  • Strategic skills and an outline of the artist/band’s career development over the next two years
  • The ability to identify the primary challenges in managerial work and areas of competency that need improvement
  • The ability to articulate why they wish to participate in the EMMpower Mentorship Program

The recruitment committee will focus on music managers who have a clear vision of themselves as music managers and are committed to building a career in the music industry.

As part of the EMMpower Mentorship Program, mentees are required to:

  • Attend and complete 16 hours of one-on-one mentoring sessions
  • Regularly report progress
  • Set SMART business goals at the beginning of the EMMpower Mentorship Program and present results afterwards
  • Participate in all online professional development and networking sessions
  • Complete evaluation surveys on time

If you want to become a mentee, please apply HERE before midnight CET 24/03/2023.


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