Music Industry Job Board (9/28/14)

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:

A&R/Distro Manager (Fixt)

JOb summary: FiXT, a growing Midwest-USA-based, internationally known record label, online music & merch store, artist services, and publishing company, with extensive list of FIlm/TV/Video Game Placements is seeking a motivated and talented full-time Label A&R / Distribution Manager specializing in Alternative/Rock/Metal and Electronic/EDM genres. FiXT is a forward thinking independent label with emphasis on direct-to-fan sales and embraces streaming revenue models such as Spotify, YouTube Content ID and more. The FiXT label roster includes world-renowned artists Celldweller and Blue Stahli. The ideal candidate for this position will be motivated to become an active part of the team to accelerate company growth, contribute to the continued expansion of the company and client roster, be extremely organized, and should be capable of multitasking and handling multiple deadlines simultaneously. Candidate should have 3-5+ years of experience in a related field with a portfolio of proven accomplishments and a strong work ethic.

Director of Sales, Live Nation Media & Sponsorship (Live Nation)

Job summary: This successful sponsorship sales professional will be responsible for creating and selling branded, high-impact music marketing programs across our music properties. Responsibilities include: create, package and sell solution-based music marketing programs for Live Nation amphitheater, club, promotional and digital properties and assets, meet or exceed revenue and key account goals, building, refining, updating and maintaining a pipeline of prospects, and more.

Event Marketing and Sales Manager (Feld Entertainment)

Job summary: Feld Entertainment is looking for a creative, driven, enthusiastic promoter to join our team and help spread the word about The Greatest Show On Earth, Disney On Ice, Disney Live, Feld Motor Sports, and Marvel Universe Live! We currently have an opening for an Event Marketing & Sales Manager based in the Northeast Region (Boston). Plan and execute comprehensive marketing, PR, and promotional campaigns for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Disney On Ice, Disney Live!, Feld Motor Sports, and Marvel Universe Live productions in Northeast US markets to maximize revenue and ticket sales. Bottom line, the job is to sell out shows and have fun doing it!

Director, Digital Marketing (Warner Music Group)

Job summary: Responsible for daily management of the digital marketing team and genre-specific oversight of digital marketing strategy. Director also manages a roster of high-profile artists online, including content development and management, grassroots community building and marketing, the Atlantic “ network,” tastemaker sites, and genre-related digital marketing lifestyle outlets. The Director of Digital Marketing is focused on the creation and building of Atlantic’s artist communities as they serve as the core of the direct-to-consumer initiatives and future product development, and guiding their direct reports in executing the digital strategy for the label.

Music Gear Content Coordinator (Reverb Music)

Job summary: We are seeking a gear-crazed musician to curate and manage listings on the site, contribute to our growing content wing, and help turn Reverb into the most trusted, knowledgable and extensive gear resource on the internet.This is a great role for anyone interested in the world of online startups and what goes into building a world-class website. This is an incredible opportunity for anyone who loves music gear and technology, and wants to combine the two in a meaningful and cutting-edge way.An ideal candidate for this role will apply with an already robust knowledge of the music gear world across many different categories, brands, and eras.

Lead Product Marketing Manager, YouTube Music (YouTube)

Job summary: As a Marketing manager, you are a fully dedicated business leader, shaping the future of one of our many Google products. Whether you’re on a consumer product (like Gmail, Search, Maps, Chrome, Android) or a business product (AdWords, AdSense, DoubleClick, Analytics), you take part in a complete marketing experience as you lead every facet of the product’s journey. From determining positioning, naming, competitive analysis, feature prioritization and external communications, you help shape the voice of the product and help it grow a loyal consumer base. This means you work with a cross-functional team across sales, corporate communications, legal, webmasters, product development, engineering and more. The role enables you to shape the product development process, organize product launches from beginning to end and form future marketing strategy.

Music Lesson Instructor(s) – Metro DC and Philly area (Music & Arts)

Job summary: Music & Arts is the largest music lesson provider in the country. We’re looking for passionate music lesson instructors in the metro DC and Philidelphia market! We believe that private lessons are the building blocks to a lifelong relationship with music. Our strong commitment to music education is fundamental to our business, and we work hard to find instructors who are experts in their instrument.

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.

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.