Face it: once your career gets to a certain level, you're going to need a manager. That word scares some musicians, and while it's tough to find the perfect one, it’s going to be necessary. Many artists just starting out are aware that having a manager is important, but they don’t quite know what that role is responsible for. This is a person that you'll be working closely with and paying, so it should be clear to you exactly what they do. Here are a few things that your future manager will be in charge of concerning your music career – or if you already have one, make sure they're doing all of these things for you!