Music Industry Job Board (3/9/14)

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.  We’re trying 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, we gather the new job and internship offerings we have come across in recent days. We do our best to offer description of each job, as well as any supplemental information related to the application process. The latest round of openings can be found below.

You can help us build this list! If you have an opening you would like to see added to a future job board post, please email with all the pertinent information. We can also be found on Twitter and Facebook.

Community Manager, Social Media (Live Nation)

Job summary: Do you think in #hashtags? The Community Manager will be responsible for the social monitoring, listening, and moderation activities for Live Nation North America social communities on multiple platforms. Working closely with social team, content manager, customer service, vendors, and other stakeholders, the Manager will lead daily community moderation efforts and detailed reporting on the LN fan base. We are seeking a candidate who is passionate about building lasting relationships with social fans/followers, and is able to utilize listening tools & new technology to take our interaction with the Live Nation social audience to the next level. 

Staff Accountant (Victory Records)

Job summary: Assisting our existing four person Finance Department; Royalty Processing; Cost Accounting; Accounts Payable; Accounts Receivable; report preparation and data analysis; collections; conducting month end accruals and closings; auditing experience; special projects and the ability to think outside of the box. Excellent communication, computer and multi-tasking skills, especially exceptional proficiency with Counterpoint and Excel are mandatory. We have a fast-paced, casual, team oriented environment.

Music Management/Label Digital Marketing Coordinator (Confidential)

Job summary: Key overall responsibility is conceptualizing and integrating digital content/strategy into overall artist and label marketing plans/landscape

Promotion Coordinator (Capitol)

Job summary: This position provides administrative and project support to the Capitol Records Nashville Promotion Team.

Manager, Accounting (Warner Bros Records)

Job summary: The Manager of Accounting for Warner Bros. Records (WBR) is responsible for all aspects of the monthly close process and label accounting for WBR.

A&R Research Analyst (Sony/ATV Music Publishing)

Job summary: Perform statistical analytics of upcoming artists to evaluate their potential earning power.

Repertoire Management Coordinator (Concord Music Group)

Job summary: The Repertoire Management Coordinator is responsible for supporting in the creation, maintenance, and management of Concord Music Group’s metadata and digital assets, as well as bulk delivery of content to our distributors.

Content Editor (Axs)

Job summary: The Content Editor, Music & Festivals for solicits, creates and edits the written and visual content across the Music and Festivals channel. The function owns the editorial calendar for, Music and Festivals and works closely with content operations and creative colleagues to deliver highly engaging and share-able content that speaks to our audience, for the brand, and meets or exceeds the creative standards and business goals.

Marketing & Administrative Assistant (Sony)

Job summary: Sony Biotechnology is seeking a Marketing/Administrative Assistant to join its team in San Jose, CA. The primary role of the Marketing/Administrative Assistant is to support general office functions and the marketing department. This position will also serve as administrative support for two executives both based in the San Jose office.

Junior Account Manager/Coordinator *Temporary* (Shazam)

Job summary: The Shazam team are now looking for a Junior Account Manager/Coordinator on a temporary basis to join a growing & busy team.This is a critical role in the sales planning process at Shazam & encompasses pre and post sales support, administration and reporting.This newly created role will provide support to the New York Account Management team and will cover both Shazam for TV (SFTV) and Music.  The ideal candiate will be responsible for making sure that all stages of the sales process are managed appropriately. This will include working closely with Account Managers, Ad Operations, and Trafficking teams.

College Marketing Rep (Warner Music Group)

Job summary: Pop/Rock College Reps are paid part time employees who implement grassroots and online marketing campaigns. They work with area businesses, tastemakers, DJs & promoters, peer networks, on campus student body organizations and media to create avenues of exposure for key WMG pop/rock artists and projects. They offer an important “word from the street” perspective in their designated college campus communities and provide valuable consumer feedback and insight to our organization. 

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.

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.