Australian rock act Jet has signed a new management deal with Tenth Street Entertainment, Billboard has learned. The group is about to begin writing songs for its next Atlantic album, due in early 2009. It will be the follow-up to 2006’ “Shine On,” which has sold 157,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Jet’s 2003 debut, “Get Born,” is at 1.65 million stateside.

At Tenth Street, Jet joins such clients as Motley Crue, Buckcherry, Papa Roach and Trapt. The company has also bolstered its senior management team: Lewis Kovac becomes senior VP/GM of strategic marketing and senior VP of international business affairs, while Jill Siegel is onboard as senior VP of publicity.