A lot has been written about the supposed dire state of the music industry, but truth be told there are a number of successful and growing companies, including record labels, that are thriving in 2014. In this column we bring together every job opening we can find from the companies responsible for building the future of the business and present them to you, our reader, in hopes of aiding you on your journey to join the global music industry professional family.
Each Sunday we scour the internet for the latest and greatest job postings throughout the music industry. You can help us better serve our community by sending any job openings you find or have to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include the name of the company hiring, a detailed description of the position being offered, a desired start date, contact information, and any additional supplemental information you feel may be needed.
Booking Manager (Hollywood Sound Studio)
Job summary: Hollywood Sound Studios / The Mantra is looking for an experienced Assistant to the in-house Booking Agent. You will assist in booking bands 3-4 nights per week in our Studio A Performance space. Must have a strong grasp of the local music scene. Industry contacts are a must.
Copyright Data Entry Analyst (Music Reports Inc)
Job summary: Heavy Data Entry. Manual review and matching of song and release details using on-line research of song and release information. Manual entry and update of administration data within custom software database.
Assistant Director of Operations (Waldwick School Of Rock)
Job summary: The Waldwick School of Rock is searching for a dynamic employee who will assist our Director of Music and Operations to maintain the day-to-day tasks of a very busy music school! Our performance-driven programs are available to students of all ages, and we are looking for an outgoing, friendly, extremely organized person to maintain the front-end of the school. This is a full-time position: 40 hours/week + occasional event work.We operate Monday-Friday from 1:00 PM-9:00 PM and Saturdays from 11:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Manager, Licensing (Warner Music Group)
Job summary: Under general supervision with latitude for independent judgment and decision, this position is responsible for negotiations, research, clearance, and issuance of licenses to affected parties of Company owned or controlled copyrights for exploitation.
Contributing Music Producer (The AnonymoUS Initiative)
Job summary: Part time job. The AnonymoUS Initiative is an anti-bullying non-profit that aims to end bullying for people of all races, ages, demographics and orientations through art and activism — and is currently in search of MUSIC PRODUCERS for its second non-profit charity soundtrack.
Music Coordinator (Heavy Hitters Music)
Job summary: We need to find a stellar Music Coordinator ASAP. Really looking for someone who wants to be involved with music publishing/licensing/A&R. Candidates should have an outgoing personality, good people skills, an ear for what is current, technically savvy, and be extremely organized. If you have these qualifications, you could easily become a part of our team.
KLVE On Air Personality (Univision Radio)
Job summary: KLVE is looking for its next on-air star! Are you an experienced host/entertainer with a background in radio? Do you understand and respect the importance of music flow, and intuitively understand where you fit in? Can you do your content on-air without stopping the music? Can you engage fans in social media, on the phone, on the web, and in person? Great energy is a must! Understanding intuitively how much is enough, and when is too much is also mandatory! We are casting a uniquely experienced, versatile and confident performer – someone plugged into today’s world of increasing choices and technology. If you can digitally edit audio, run a tight board, and are obsessive about pleasing listeners, clients and doing the details to win them over, then you must apply for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
News Anchor/Writer (Clear Channel)
Job summary: 24/7 News Source has an immediate opening for a part time overnight News Anchor and Writer. Our ideal candidate has strong news broadcasting experience and is a seasoned veteran on-air who is able to multi-task and takes direction well. You will work in a fast-paced, challenging and friendly environment with career advancement opportunity.
Producer, Songs (Age Of Learning)
Job summary: This position is for a very organized person with experience running projects in a studio environment. This person will be responsible for ensuring the timely creation and approval of an ongoing series of children’s songs. This person will be working with composers, lyricists, curriculum members and creative stakeholders. The right candidate has a firm yet friendly attitude that will help move the process along, and is creative, well-organized, and comfortable working within tight schedules and deadlines.
Director of Business Development (Shazam)
Job summary: Shazam is looking for a Director of Business Development to work closely with Product Management and drive strategic partnerships with mobile, social, web, and digital entertainment companies. If you have a proven track record in business development, a strong existing network and a passion for making incredible deals happen, come and talk to us. This is a newly created, Silicon Valley based role and will work as a Director of Business Development reporting into our VP for Business Development based in London. Networking will be your forte, as will having shrewd commercial acumen and the ability to create truly incredible partnerships that will help our business to grow. It’s a big job but the potential rewards are massive; your work will be used and enjoyed by millions of people all over the world.
Job summary: TuneIn is looking for a creative and talented copywriter to help us build our brand voice and bring it to all communications. We’re looking for someone who wants to have a hand in everything, from app copy to promotional campaigns to radio ads. This position will work directly with our product and design team to make sure the TuneIn voice is consistent across all communication. The ideal candidate will show experience writing innovative copy for a wide range of material.
Manager, Strategic Planning (Guitar Center)
Job summary: This position reports to the SPG Director and is responsible for leading and/or supporting projects at an enterprise level, for Guitar Center’s core brands which are Guitar Center, Musician’s Friend and Music & Arts. The individual must be a strategic thinker who can perform and/or lead projects involving data analysis, process improvement, efficiency improvement, opportunity assessment and financial modeling. The manager will directly complete some projects along with mentoring and leading Analysts/Senior Analysts on various other projects.
Content Manager (Howl At The Moon)
Job summary: Howl at the Moon is looking for a Content Manager to work in their corporate headquarters in Chicago. The Content Manager is responsible for developing and managing the voice of Howl at the Moon. Working within the marketing team, the Content Manager will write, edit, and proofread all content for social media, blog posts, website, email newsletters, and print materials. The Content Manager will manage SEO and PPC efforts to increase web traffic through content creation, lead generating and campaign management. The ideal candidate should have experience managing online marketing and outreach campaigns and have an analytical and creative mindset. Day-to-day tasks require strong technical skills and the ability to work independently.
Documentation Manager (PreSonus Audio Electronics)
Job summary: PreSonus Audio Electronics, Inc., is a leading designer and manufacturer of audio-recording software, hardware, and related accessories. PreSonus’ software, microphone preamps, signal processors, digital audio interfaces, mixers, control surfaces, and other products are used worldwide for recording, sound reinforcement, broadcast, sound design, and Internet audio. The Documentation Manager is responsible for the management of the documentation process for PreSonus software and hardware products, and will coordinate the writing/authoring, production and integration of printed or electronic user manuals, tutorials, web text, and quick-guides. This person must be a self-starter with audio domain experience capable of authoring high-level documentation as well as simultaneously managing outside resources with the ultimate goal of developing a complete documentation team over time. This person also needs to have good communication skills in order to communicate to multiple geographic locations throughout the organization and outside contractors.
Assistant to the President (Musicians On Call)
Job summary: Musicians On Call (MOC) brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities across the country. The organization is currently looking for an assistant, who will report to the President and provide general support for other MOC staff members as directed by the President. The Assistant will work with the President on all aspects of MOC business from travel arrangements, meeting preparation, and office paperwork to researching partnerships, donor stewardship and managing relationships with other executives and celebrity partners. He/she will oversee the upkeep of the office, will be responsible for donation and event-related data entry, in addition to being involved in event preparation and follow-up. Familiarity with Salesforce is desired. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional communication skills, be highly organized, have a sharp eye for detail, maintain professionalism at all times and express a strong interest in learning about the nonprofit sector. This is a full-time position.
Analyst, Synchronization Licensing (Sony/ATV)
Job summary: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC is seeking to fill the position of Analyst, Synchronization Licensing Administration. The preferred candidate will have 5+ years of related experience administering licensing/contracts, processing receivables, and/or client relations (preferably within Music Publishing or related Industry). Bachelor’s Degree, with focus in Publishing, Business, Finance, Communications, or related field is preferred.
Digital Marketing Manager (Universal)
Job summary: Lead all facets of digital marketing of music priorities reporting to the SVP of Marketing while also coordinating with international counterparts and top-level executives. Work with the Digital Sales team to align all marketing and promotional efforts with key accounts – iTunes, Spotify, Rdio, HD Tracks, etc.
Coordinator, Publishing Administration (Round Hill Music)
Job summary: Only qualified individuals that have music publishing experience in this specific area need apply. This is a position responsible for general music publishing administration. The position reports to the Head of Administration.
KHTK Assistant Promotion Director (CBS Radio)
Job summary: KHTK Sports 1140 AM is seeking a responsible, hard working, and dedicated full time Assistant Promotion Director to join our team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to writing proposals; maintaining content of KHTK.com and station’s social media platforms; writing copy; interacting with listeners, clients, and the sales and programming departments; securing and maintaining prizing; managing inventory and tracking for auditing; participating in select station events; sourcing, interviewing, hiring and training of interns; miscellaneous clerical duties; and support to the Promotion Director. On-site responsibilities include but are not limited to overseeing KHTK station events, operation of broadcast equipment, and driving the station vehicle.
News Anchor (Clear Channel)
Job summary: 24/7 News Source has an immediate opening for a full time morning drive News Anchor and Writer. Our ideal candidate has strong news broadcasting experience and is a seasoned veteran on-air who is able to multi-task and takes direction well. You will work in a fast-paced, challenging and friendly environment with career advancement opportunity. Local candidates only, pleas
Phone Promoter – Talk Radio / Music Radio / Venues (Bryan Farrish Promotion)
Job summary: A cheerful, loud, funny personality is needed to call radio stations to promote our clients. Fast typing needed too. If you are the life of the party, this might be for you. Commercial radio just reached an all-time high in number of listeners, so now is a great time. Most of the job will be calling commercial radio stations to set up telephone interviews for our client authors, or, calling commercial music stations to push for airplay for our client artists. But there might also be some calling of venues such as cafes, malls, schools, clubs and churches to promote our client artists to perform there. We will teach what is needed; you just supply a people-oriented personality. We work all commercial talk and music radio formats, in the U.S. and Canada, and specialize in promoting independent and unknown clients so they can get their first commercial media exposure; however our bigger campaigns which include field staff are currently working all major label artists.
Account Executive (KJZZ-14)
Job summary: KJZZ 14 has an immediate opening for an Account Executive. This position is ideal for an experienced business to business sales person who is looking to break into television sales. This position is specifically designed to build and develop new business accounts with companies who are not currently advertising with KJZZ TV. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated; goal oriented and has a strong ability towards initiating action and building trust with potential clients
Sr Consultant – Broadcast Media (120VC)
Job summary: 120VC is looking for a strong Sr. Consultant with local broadcast media experience. Previous experience in any or all of the following areas is required: Managing operations/work flow, mergers & acquisitions, business development OR organizational design. The initial opportunity requires leadership and facilitation skills with a deep understanding of local broadcast media back office processes. The Sr. Consultant will manage a complex business process analysis and integration initiative. Prior experience with acquiring or divesting a radio station is preferred. This position is based in West LA with one of our Fortune 500 clients. Long term, this role is envisioned to become the next 120VC Account Manager.
Director Of Programming (Maker Studios)
Job summary: Maker Studios is seeking a strong leader to establish and maintain the content programming strategy for our music vertical, which includes the Maker Music channel and our global network of Music talent. Working with the General Manager, this lead will establish and develop the vertical’s slate of content while tracking content performance. This person will keep abreast of the competitive trends within the industry. Working across matrix teams including Production, Development, Marketing, and Sales, this leader will represent Maker Music in all areas of content programming and content development.
Merchandise Manager (Red Bull Records)
Job summary: Red Bull Records is a full-service independent record label dedicated to long-term artist development, with a diverse roster across a variety of musical genres. We are seeking a candidate to oversee our global merchandise and web store operations, for both the recording artists and label. The position will be responsible for managing multiple campaigns and requires a motivated self-starter.