Become an International Arts Manager

An Exciting Career Ahead

This international arts management degree is the gateway to an exciting international career in arts and cultural management. Our program and extensive network in the international arts and cultural management world will help you realize your career aspirations and give you the knowledge you need to join any arts and cultural organization around the world.

Once you have successfully completed your degree and if you need help, we can assist you, in collaboration with members of the international advisory committee, to become an international arts manager in your target market.

Alumni may use the career services at HEC Montréal and SMU for lifetime assistance with job placement.

Our alumni have made their
mark in arts management

Want to join them and become
an international arts manager?

Becoming a cultural manager or an arts manager with the MMIAM program means that you set your goals high and succeeded with confidence in your leadership skills. It also means that you have joined an international network of alumni from two top-ranked universities in the world, people who share your passion for the arts and your expertise in cultural management. It means that you can be put in contact with alumni and members of the international advisory committee who work in areas such as performing arts, museums, film, sound recording, publishing, media, etc.

Examples of positions held by our graduates:

  • Senior Analyst – Strategy and Business Processes – Touring Shows Division, Cirque du Soleil, Montréal
  • Advisor of the Director of Arts, Ministry of Culture, Colombia
  • Associate General Manager, Alley Theatre, Houston
  • Community Manager, Dallas Museum of Art Friends Program, Dallas
  • Program Specialist, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles
  • Support for sponsorship, fundraising and social responsibility, Teatro Mayor Julio Santo Domingo, Bogotá
  • Assistant Director, Sorelle Gallery, Albany
  • General Manager, New West Theatre, Lethbridge
  • Third Secretary, Eurasia Division, European Affairs Bureau at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Korea, Seoul
  • Project Coordinator, Arts Management Department, Uniandes, Bogotá.
  • International Communications Assistant – XV Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro de Bogotá
  • Operations Coordinator, Kennedy Theater, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
  • Program Officer, Communications and Marketing, Delaware Division of the Arts, Wilmington
  • Marketing Associate, Rosenblum Companies, Albany
  • Business Development Officer, International Partnerships Division, Canadian Heritage, Ottawa
  • Cultural Manager, Museo de Arte de Lima (MALI), Lima
  • Marketing Director, Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, Cheyenne
  • E-Communications Coordinator, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville
  • Managing Director, California Desert Arts Council, La Quinta
  • Etc. (see placement examples)

A word from our alumni

Alumni services for
HEC Montréal’s graduates

Stay in touch with the school
and one another

The HEC Montréal Alumni Association was founded in 1921 and represents over 87,900 graduates throughout the world.

Alumni services is not just about career assistance. The association organizes a wide range of events around the world thanks to its many international delegates.

You can also enjoy many benefits and preferred rates from different partners (insurance and financial services, sports and recreation, publications, etc.).

Alumni HEC Montréal’s worldwide network of delegates and associates can provide assistance abroad if you are moving, doing business in a new country or planning a trip overseas.

Discover Alumni HEC Montréal

Alumni Services


We hope that employers will be lining up. We hope to get the best candidates possible so that when they enter the market they will be an asset to any arts organization. We believe that our program offers more exposure to international realities than any other program.