An Arts administrator manages activities and services which support the arts sector, involving projects and initiatives provided by:
An administrator in a small organisation may perform a variety of functions ranging from marketing and booking performers to finance and insurance matters. In larger organisations they may specialise in specific administrative areas such as programming, front-of-house management, public relations, marketing, education or sponsorship.
Experienced arts administrators may provide consultative support at managerial levels.
At a more senior level, there may be some involvement in strategic planning and management decisions.