Music Industry Job Board (9/21/14)

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:

Managing Editor (Vibe)

Job summary: In this managerial role, day-to-day responsibilities include supervising the editorial staff, scheduling content, maintaining an editorial calendar, monitoring real-time content performance, and analyzing traffic patterns and trends to identify actionable insights. In addition to these daily responsibilities, the Managing Editor will collaborate with integrated marketing teams to ideate and execute advertiser campaigns, including custom content and sponsored programs, and will be accountable for quality assurance across the site.

Solutions Architect (BMI)

Job summary: Partner with business analysts, project masters, scrum masters and developers in requirements gathering, design and implementations. Directly responsible for analyzing and translating business, information and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint. Solutions are expected to achieve business objectives and expected to take an active part in the delivery process. Actively participate in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle: requirements analysis, development, testing, and implementation.

Managing Editor, SPIN (SpinMedia)

Job summary: SpinMedia is the web’s fastest growing entertainment publisher reaching more than 150M monthly pop culture, music and entertainment enthusiasts worldwide. Its influential and authentic brands afford brand advertisers unique access to impassioned and engaged audiences through a blend of professional editorial, expert opinion, user contributions, and customized marketing solutions. We are looking to bring on a highly organized, resourceful and energetic Managing Editor who will be essential to the core operation of the site. This position will be located at our Headquarters in our NYC office.

Manager, Participations Support (Warner Bros)

Job summary: We are currently seeking a Manager, Participations Support to join the Financial Contract Reporting & Administration team. The Manager, Participations Support is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the support team that is responsible for the accumulation of negative cost, interest calculations, cash forecasting and special projects. The Manager reviews the work of the team as well as some participation statements prepared by the reporting teams to ensure accuracy and conformity with legal agreements. Additionally, the Manager will be responsible for process improvements and support of the transition efforts with Sylvester (WB’s state-of-the-art participations system). A key component to success at the Manager level is team building, training, staff development, and empowerment. The Manager is accountable for all aspects of team function.

Marketing Coordinator, Provident Label Group (Sony)

Job summary: The Marketing team at Provident Label Group develops marketing campaigns for brand exposure for our roster that includes industry leading artists. We help fans find great experiences with their favorite artists. We’re a team of great people who have a lot of fun and embrace innovation while working hard. We are looking for a project coordinator who has a special blend of skills… a highly organized multitasker who enjoys building and fostering professional relationships.

Associate Dean of Admissions Marketing & Recruiting (Berklee)

Job summary: Under the broad direction of the Dean of Admissions, the Associate Dean of Admissions Marketing and Recruitingdevelops strategies to support the Dean’s enrollment vision. Oversees ROI on all recruitment marketing campaigns. Responsible for theAdmissions digital marketing strategy through leverage of technologies including (but not limited to) Marketo and Salesforce. Overseesdirect mail list segmentation to generate highly effective response rate for our various summer, undergraduate, and graduate programs.Ability to think strategically and monitor/adjust tactical implementation. An entrepreneurial, results-oriented outlook.

Product Marketing Communications Manager (Bose)

Job summary: We are looking for a senior-level individual contributor that is excited by the prospect of managing the marketing communications for Bose Lifecycle consumer headphone launches through the global launch process. Your fluency in the languages of consumer product marketing/program management and creative marketing communications experience will provide a rich and diverse set of experiences to draw upon. Key to your success will be your ability to create and execute marketing plans, demonstrate experience with the latest marketing (including social marketing) techniques, and write/orally communicate with global cross-functional colleagues and senior executives, particularly those in Global MarComm. Experience in consumer product packaging is desired as is an ability to understand and advocate for our customers’ needs, and think critically when confronted with unforeseen challenges. Demonstrated strength in the following areas required: project management, influence, collaboration and an understanding of how to push the limits of our marketing communications while staying true to the Bose values.

Product Marketing Manager, Digital Music (Rednote)

Job summary: The Product Marketing Manager will help promote adoption and drive usage of Rednote’s mobile music applications and new B2B services for partners. This person will manage and curate the company’s digital music library and content offerings. Specifically, defining, presenting and updating the best musical categories, moods, genres, artists and themes for massive consumption by different consumer segments. The person will work with the music labels and publishers on reporting usage, related royalties and updating content as new music is released. The role will also be responsible for all aspects of social media and related marketing programs.

Music Service Operations Project Manager (Sonos)

Job summary: This position will be responsible for managing the introduction of Music Services as part of the Partner Operations team within Customer Care. This includes full ownership of the beta process for assigned Partner programs. As a manager you will be in touch with multiple (Global) departments within Sonos, Sonos Partners and end-users. You will be responsible for ensuring a sound feedback loop of customer feedback into the Sonos organization and ensure readiness of Music Services before the official release to the market.

Marketing Manager, Live Events – Lifestyle and Music (Townsquare Media)

Job summary: The primary responsibility of this position is to drive significant growth in revenue for the company’s Live Events division by managing the marketing and promotional efforts for live events across the country, with a particular focus on the Lifestyle and Music-related events. This position will take on a project management role, coordinating the marketing, advertising and promotional efforts for America on Tap (60+ events nationally), and to-be-identified music-related events. This role will also work closely with Townsquare’s radio and digital properties across the country, as well as selecting and executing promotional campaigns on non-owned media as appropriate.

Sr. Manager, Business Development & Client Solutions (Nielsen Music)

Job summary: The Music division of Nielsen Entertainment is looking for a Sr. Manager of Business Development & Client Solutions, based in New York, to develop new business with independent record labels and assigned client verticals. The right candidate will have a proven and successful track record of strategic and consultative selling.

iTunes Support Specialist (Apple)

Job Summary: Freelance assignment, onsite in Cupertino, CA. 3 month contract, no relocation offered.This is an outward facing operations role responsible for technical account management of content provider relationships. Ownership of processes by which content flows into the App Store.

Manager, Marketing Campaign Operations (Sirius XM)

Job summary: The Marketing Campaign Operations Manager plays a very key role in our marketing operations department. The Manager will be responsible for overseeing the daily administration and upkeep of marketing campaign related data and vendor feed files. This individual will advise on, support and implement new or changing marketing campaign files which leverage the marketing related IT database systems and processes. The Manager will also have primary responsibility for maintaining marketing data quality, which will include routine campaign data and feed file reporting & analysis as well as participation in any data quality improvement efforts. Applicants should have hands on experience with data queries, SQL, Integrated Marketing software and Marketing Automation.

Day-to-Day Artist Manager (Forty 6ix AM)

Job summary: We are looking for a killer Day-to-Day Manager who also believes that music can change the world. You should be a ”Go Getter” who lives, breaths, and loves Electronic Music. We need that rare person who is a hardworking team player who is both organized AND an ”out-of-the-box” thinker. You should have the passion, knowledge, independence, and network to execute and accomplish complex projects on our artists’ behalf.

Assistant to Live Music Agent (Circle Talent Agency)

Job summary: Circle Talent Agency is one of the premiere booking agencies in North America, and is looking to expand its team with a full time employee for the position of Assistant to Live Music Agent.

Account Executive (Black Box)

Job summary: We are looking for an Account Executive in the area of brand partnerships, sponsorships and licensing. This self starter will drive music partnerships, work with artists to pitch creative concepts, manage and execute campaigns. Our ideal candidate is a dynamic leader that will build a best in class team and deliver on revenue goals. In what is a close-knit, collaborative culture, you will be part of the senior management team and help drive our business strategy.

Associate Dean of Admissions Marketing and Recruiting (Berklee)

Job summary: The Associate Dean of Admissions Marketing and Recruiting develops strategies to support the Deans enrollment vision. Oversees ROI on all recruitment marketing campaigns. Responsible for the Admissions digital marketing strategy through leverage of technologies including (but not limited to) Marketo and Salesforce. Oversees direct mail list segmentation to generate highly effective response rate for our various summer, undergraduate, and graduate programs. Ability to think strategically and monitor/adjust tactical implementation. An entrepreneurial, results-oriented outlook.

Art Director (Blue Note Jazz Club)

Job summary: The in-house Art Director/Graphic Designer will coordinate project management and trafficking, scheduling, and graphic and web production. He/she will assist in the overall quality control for the Brand and Audience Development department. Responsible to the Director of Marketing & Publicity, the Art Director/Graphic Designer will implement and design projects based on strategic and communication goals.

Administrative/Executive Assistant (Fearless Records)

Job summary: Fearless Records (Pierce The Veil, Plain White T’s, Mayday Parade, At The Drive-in, Motionless in White) is in search of an experienced Administrative/Executive Assistant for full time work. This candidate will be responsible for assisting the management staff with priority focus on the needs of the Owner, President, Accounting, and A&R department, as well as oversight of administrative duties regarding the office needs as a whole.

Manager, Programming (Music Choice)

Job summary: This position will manage the programming of urban music formats and maintain relationships with outside entities related to these channels. Manage departmental projects and maintain external relationships that support the business.

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.

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.