Music Industry Job Board (8/17/14)

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 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.

Job Openings:

Manager, Creative Services (Imagen)

Job summary: Imagem Music Group, one of the world’s largest independent music publishers, is looking to add a Manager, Creative Services to its Los Angeles team. Work to proactively seek and procure synchronization licensing placements for Imagem’s extensive music publishing catalog. Focus on film, television and gaming, but will also work across all media types to service Imagem’s west coast music users.

Administrative Assistant (Universal Music Group)

Job summary: As the Assistant, Consumer Sales & Marketing your primary responsibility will be to support the SVP, Consumer Sales & Marketing and VP, Direct Marketing. This includes providing general administrative support as well as digital marketing/content related projects such as Digster Playlists.

Copyright Assistant, North America (Audio Network US)

Job summary: Audio Network has a vacancy for a bright, motivated individual to assist with the company’s copyright activities in North America. The Copyright Assistant will help the Copyright Manager with a variety of tasks and responsibilities.

Account Executive- Music Licensing and Sync (411 Music Group)

Job summary: 411 Music Group is currently seeking an Account Executive in our Los Angeles office who specializes in sales for catalog (production) music, artists and custom music/composing. The company is seeking someone who can further grow the business and continue to expand and excel in an ever-changing marketplace.

Entertainment Manager (Temple Entertainment Network)

Job summary: It is the primary responsibility of the Entertainment Manager of Temple to ensure delivery of the highest caliber artists & shows to our guests. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and property policies, practices, and procedures.

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.

Executive Assistant (Marcus Linial Presents)

Job summary: Marcus Linial Presents is an entertainment company that executes music bookings, band management, and more. This multi-talented company includes Fun Music Presents and Fun Music Artists. Marcus Linial is also the former owner of the iconic live music venue Canal Room. His recent start up Fun Music Presents produces two weekly shows Back to the Eighties Show with Jessie’s Girl and Saved By the 90’s with The Bayside Tigers at Le Poisson Rouge. Our office is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn conveniently off the F and A/C lines.

Content Review and Fraud Specialist (Tunecore)

Job summary: TuneCore is seeking a qualified, detail-oriented candidate for a Content Review and Fraud Specialist position. As a Content Review and Fraud Specialist, you will work to review all TuneCore releases to prevent copyright infringement and other types of fraud. Additionally you will be responsible for making sure all releases meet the digital stores’ formatting guidelines.

Booking and Promotions Rep (Sean Healy Presents)

Job summary: Booking and Promotions. We’re looking for someone that can conceptualize, produce and manage events from beginning to end, including and emphasizing on local band booking. This position requires you to always be current on the local rock music scene and to be one step ahead of our competition. Knowledge of other genres is a plus. You must be able to take a date and turn it from nothing into something, without external direction. Creativity and ambition IS A MUST!

Director of Programming, Music (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.

Senior Research Analyst (Ticketmaster)

Job summary: We are looking for an experienced Senior Research Analyst to manage all customer research projects through website and email surveys across all our international online properties and brands. You will be joining the Research and Digital Analytics team within the wider Insight Department, which sits at the heart of the International business providing actionable insight on consumer behaviour, business performance and industry trends. The team works across a large variety of data sets, markets and business units to help shape the company’s strategy through data analysis.

Account Executive (AEG)

Job summary: AEG Global Partnerships is seeking an Account Executive who is a self-starter with Sponsorship, Exhibitor, and/or VIP Hospitality sales experience to work with our growing team. This individual should possess a strong sales acumen and knowledge of Lifestyle and/or Sporting Events space. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative team responsible for sales growth of AEG owned/managed lifestyle and sporting events.

On-Air Coordinator (MTV France)

Job summary: We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated individual to join our team. This On-air Coordinator will help coordinate the workflow between the 2 different creative departments: Milan Design Studio for MTV Channels, based in Milan and Nick creative Hub for Nickelodeon, based in Paris. The On-Air coordinator will be the contact point between the 2 creative teams and the French departments in Paris (Legal, Production, Marketing, Programming, Digital etc) and the Amsterdam transmissions to help MDS and NCH deliver the best product.

Executive Assistant (Dates and Mates)

Job summary: Person wanted for radio host and CEO of international dating advice site. The ideal candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and must be proficient in Word, Excel, HootSuite, PowerPoint, WordPress, Final Cut/iMovie, and CRM experience a plus! This role will be responsible for editing, scheduling, and writing blog posts, social media management, writing newsletters, plus basic editing and uploading of video and audio clips. Some personal and administrative assistant tasks will also be required.

Show Host – KHAY (Cumulus Radio)

Job summary: Cumulus country leader KHAY in Ventura, CA has a rare morning show opening. If you’re ready to join a station with a long tradition of serving the community and winning we want to hear from you. If you LOVE getting in front of listeners and have fresh ideas to grow the morning show and want to live and work in paradise, this is your place to be. You’ll need strong, proven on-air ability with a great feel for today’s country music and lifestyle. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. You’ll need the ability to work well under deadlines, be proficient in digital production, have great problem solving and organizational skills, work well with others, a great work ethic, while working in a fast paced environment.

Analyst, Artist and Participations Audit Group (Warner Music Group)

Job summary: The responsibilities of the candidate hired to fill this position will include gathering the data and other information from the relevant WMG label’s books and records that will be made available to the auditors in question during their fieldwork for each audit, and assisting senior members of the Audit Group with the review of incoming audit reports, the analysis of those reports, the development of our responses to those audits, and other tasks related to the overall management of the audit process.

Music Agent Assistant (Confidential)

Job summary: Prominent Agency specializing in Electronic Dance Music is looking for an experienced assistant. Must have at least one year at an agency (internships do not count). Able to handle heavy phones, scheduling and high volume transactions on an extremely busy desk. Must be MAC proficient, a team player with attention to detail and effectively communicate under pressure.

Financial Analyst (Universal Music Group)

Job summary: Universal Music Group – IGA Finance Department is currently seeking a full-time Financial Analyst in the Santa Monica, CA office. Duties include, but are not limited to assisting with the coordination and preparation of the plan and periodic revenue forecasts, assisting with the development of new proposals (e.g., artist renegotiation, etc.) including break-even analysis, capital investments and pricing and royalty structures, preparing internal artist profit and loss statements, and preparing ad hoc reports as needed.

Versatile Musician (Buzzfeed)

Job summary: We’re looking for professionals with experience in the creation of original online content. You should be an versatile musician who can create parody music / lyrics / impressions – Think Jimmy Fallon type. Residents work as part of our BuzzFeed Video’s production teams, helping to bring their experience, voice and possibly performances to create new, awesome videos. Each team has it’s own specific focus, and you’ll be an integral part of their production during your residency, helping to conceive, write, produce new videos for BuzzFeed’s video channel.

Music Supervisor, Sports Marketing (Fox Sports)

Job summary: The Music Supervisor must be an energetic and resourceful individual who supports the Creative Team at FOX Sports Marketing. He/She will be responsible for obtaining, organizing, maintaining, and updating all music in the On-Air Promos Music Library that is used/needed for promos, sales reels, and campaigns created by FOX Sports Marketing for the networks we service. This person must act as a mediator between FOX Sports Marketing and FOX Sports Music for license requests, cue sheets, etc. The Music Supervisor will foster and cultivate relationships with music production houses, labels, new artists, etc.

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.