Music Industry Job Board (2/9/14)

Good afternoon, everyone. We receive requests every now and then from readers wondering whether or not we know of any job openings within the music industry. We try our best to inquire during features with our spotlight guests, but up to this point we have admittedly offered few to little leads. Today we’re making a change, and with your help we hope to soon offer one of the most well-rounded entertainment job boards available online.


Every Sunday afternoon, the Haulix blog posts the latest job and internship offerings we have come across in the prior week. We  do our best to offer description of each job, as well as any supplemental information related to the application process. The first round of openings can be found below.

The goal of this feature is to help our readers, but it also provides a great opportunity for you to better the future of the Haulix blog. If you know of a job opening or internship opportunity within the music business, please send all the information available about the position to with the sub ‘job board.’ We will do confirm the opening and add the listing to the next round of openings. Social media promotion is possible as well.

Job Openings – February 9, 2014

National Publicist (The Syndicate)

Job Summary: The Syndicate is growing its company with the addition of a full-time national publicist. The position will represent our agency’s clients in the entertainment and lifestyle brand spaces. The ideal candidate should have an excellent working knowledge of pop culture and the ability to effectively discuss current music, comedy and lifestyle trends. The candidate should be a strong communicator with superb writing skills. The position requires one to be meticulously confident while pitching to a variety of media outlets including web, print, television and social networks.

Director, International Marketing (Kobalt Label Services)

Job Summary: Kobalt Label Services (KLS) is looking for an experienced Director, International Marketing to be based in the Kobalt office in New York. This individual will work with the Global Label Services team to coordinate international releases in the Canadian and South American markets as well as coordinating US releases in international markets.

Urban Digital Marketing Specialist

Job Summary: Come work with us. We are a music marketing, publishing and management company founded and based in the New York City area. We put our energy and expertise to work for musicians, celebrities, artists, large entertainment corporations, and television/film.
We are always looking for talented professionals to succeed and grow with us. We value innovative people who are looking for a challenge and are able to adapt to rapid and continuous change. As a valued employee, you must be flexible and able to meet any challenge that comes your way.

Account Manager, Subscription Services (TuneSat)

Job Summary: Responsible for all communication with TuneSat subscription clients regarding account creation, maintenance, and modifications

Publicist (Victory Records)

Job Summary: Responsible for hiring and managing independent publicists for certain artists. Oversee their progress and work together with the indie to make sure they are properly executing and taking advantage of every potential opportunity.

Manager, Publicity (Universal Music Group)

Job Summary: We are looking for a Manager, Publicity with Harvest who will be responsible for entire press campaigns for all high profile artists while creating and implementing full national campaigns for select artist in the online space at our Hollywood location.

Licensing Assistant/Coordinator (Viacom Media Network)

Job Summary: Function as show closer on special assignments. Take over projects at the please issue stage and wrap up all drafting, licensing and payment processing. Negotiate favorable rates and secure rights for material (music, footage, photos and other media) included in MTV east coast programming. Work closely and communicate regularly with production, production management, business and legal affairs and Music & Media Licensing staff. Record and track rights information for multiplatform programming.

Customer Service Coordinator (Warner Music Group)

Job Summary: The purpose for the Customer Service Coordinator is to make sure that take care of clients quickly and efficiently in a professional manner. This position will ensure that clients are provided with excellent customer service at all times.

Analyst, Participations (Warner Bros Records)

Job Summary: Department Description: The Shared Services Accounting – Participations group is responsible for the accounting, preparation, and distribution of 3rd party financial statements pursuant to profit participation, pressing & distribution (P&D), joint venture, and merchandising agreements.

Tour Accountant / Tour Business Manager (Dainty Consolidated Entertainment)

Job Summary: We have a reputation for being the best and much of that comes from our absolute commitment to providing our acts with the best financial service available.

James Shotwell

James Shotwell is the Director of Customer Engagement at Haulix and host of the company's podcast, Inside Music. He is also a public speaker known for promoting careers in the entertainment industry, as well as an entertainment journalist with over a decade of experience. His bylines include Rolling Stone, Alternative Press, Substream Magazine, Nu Sound, and Under The Gun Review, among other popular outlets.