Music Industry Job Board (8/30/15)

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 2015. 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 week 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.

New Openings

Account Manager, Performance (Pandora – Oakland, CA)

Job summary: This individual will work with a designated Sales Rep to ensure seamless campaign execution while providing high level of client service support for Advertisers and Agencies. The right individual will be responsible for planning, implementing, maintaining, and enhancing/optimizing online and mobile advertising campaigns of various cost structures including CPM, CPC and CPA. This position involves working strategically with sales and advertisers/agencies to have a thorough understanding of campaign objectives and success metrics. The successful candidate will be an independent self-starter who has a high level of attention to detail, strong communication skills, a knack for reporting and interest in Excel, and the capability to interpret data in order to provide suggestions to improve campaign performance.

Promoter (Storm Group Entertainment – Houston, TX)

Job summary: Do you want to make money while earning FREE music festival tickets and merchandise? Have you always wanted to get paid to party?! Storm Group Entertainment is an expanding event promotion company that is actively seeking dedicated promoters for future events in your area. Promoters can earn commission and get paid cash for getting the word out about these upcoming events and products. In addition, they can earn free tickets to the Music Festivals, nightclubs, raves, and will also receive free merchandise!

Music Marketing Coordinator (Touchtunes – TBA)

Job summary: The Coordinator, Music Marketing will play an integral role in key marketing initiatives for the company. Must have marketing experience, be knowledgeable of the music industry, able to juggle multiple projects, thrive in a deadline-driven environment and be a true team player

Global Experiential Director (Spotify – NYC)

Job summary: We are looking for a Global Experiential Marketing Director that will drive creative development and execution, of physical and digital experiences across brand, partner, and internal activations. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

Music Department Coordinator (Univ. Of Alaska – Fairbanks, AK)

This position provides administrative support to the Music Department faculty and students by managing and coordinating daily office activities. It also provides accounting, purchasing and expenditure tracking support for all fiscal operations for the Department of Music.

INTERNSHIP Artist Management (New Age Media Management – NYC)

Job summary: NYC based New Age Media Management is currently seeking interns for the Fall 2015 semester. Candidates must be enrolled in college and able to receive college credit. Responsibilities include assisting in day to day tasks in areas including but not limited to management, marketing, public relations, social media and more. The right candidate will be self-motivated, detail oriented, hard working and most importantly have passion for music. All interested applicants should email with ‘Fall 2015 Internship’ in the subject line.

Digital Marketing Manager (Velvet Hammer – Los Angeles)

Job summary: Velvet Hammer Music And Management Group, a boutique artist management, record label and publishing company based in West Hollywood, CA, is looking to hire a full-time Digital Marketing Manager, who will report directly to the Senior Vice President and CEO. Anyone interested in learning more about this position should contact

INTERNSHIP Events And Marketing (trillfit – Boston)

Job summary: trillfit is looking for interns for the Marketing and Events division. Events including, but not limited to the trillfit pop-up fitness series and other new brand partnerships and event series. trillfit’s events are aimed at young (20-34), active, urban audience who likes to workout. The fitness pop-ups are designed to attract key influencers and celebrities within the hip hop and wellness spaces.

Advertising Manager (Beats By Dre – CA)

Job summary: To direct, create and distribute world-class advertising and content that inspires a generation of passionate Beats followers. Build great work that gives Beats a powerful voice and drives business.

Programming Specialist – Digital Music (Red Bull – Santa Monica, CA)

Job summary: The Programming Specialist, Digital Music will program owned and third-party playlists to get Red Bull Sound Select artists heard millions of times over, across leading and emerging music platforms. The Programming Specialist, Digital Music is responsible for choosing the best tracks and creating the best playlists for all of Red Bull Sound Select’s third party streaming partnerships, including: Soundcloud; Spotify; 8Tracks and more. He/She will have a through understanding of how and where consumers listen to digital music today. This person will ensure that the right Sound Select songs are delivered to the right consumers on the right platforms at the right time. Just like a DJ carefully curates his song catalog based on venue and audience, this role will expertly curate the Sound Select song catalog for each music platform to delight listeners every day.

Senior Product Manager (PledgeMusic – NYC)

Job summary: Want to help change the way music is sold and made working with some of the world’s top artists? Do you want to be the owner for groundbreaking products with a customer base that spans the globe? If you answered yes, you may be right for this opportunity

Junior Music Publicist (Cornerstone – NYC)

Job summary: Cornerstone Agency has an immediate opening for a Junior Music Publicist with 2-3 years minimum Public Relations experience in the music and entertainment industry. Candidates must be highly motivated with existing entertainment/music experience. We’re looking for a strategic, creative thinker who is pro-active, eager to learn and a self-starter with established media contacts.

Marketing Assistant (IMG World – NYC)

Job summary: The department is looking for a qualified candidate to work as an assistant to the EVP of Marketing and Brand Solutions in our New York office. Ideal candidate must have a strong interest in marketing and making a career in the entertainment industry.

INTERNSHIP – Music Marketing (Career Artist Management – Beverly Hills, CA)

Job summary: Career Artist Management, a full service music management company, is seeking interns for the Fall. Department focus can be in Artist Management, Tour Marketing, or Digital Media. Interns need to be able to commit to at least two full days and must be able to receive school credit. Desired skills include being an AMAZING listener and learner, having a solid foundation of common sense, and being able to get tasks done quickly. Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word for budgets and Itineraries. Career Artist Management is a subsidiary of Live Nation and part of their Artist Nation group. We have an average of 20 artists ranging from Super Stars to development acts. Come intern to learn how a major music management company runs.

Live Music Marketing Assistant (Local 506 – Chapel Hill, NC)

Job summary: Enthusiastic, creative, self-motivated with passion for live music. Approx 15 hrs/wk. Assist w/ all marketing on & off line. Must have laptop, be internet savvy & have vast knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…) Familiarity w/ Excel, Google, Spotify, Apple products. Graphic design a plus.

Junior Publicist (LUCK Media & Marketing – Los Angeles)

Job summary: LUCK Media & Marketing is a full-service boutique entertainment publicity and marketing firm seeking a full-time Jr. Publicist in the L.A. area with experience in music who is looking for an opportunity to learn and grow within the company, and work with exciting clients.

Blogger and Content Marketer (Nabi Music Center – Boston)

Job summary: Nabi Music Center is the only marketplace thriving to give families and children a chance to grow and explore new things musically. We are seeking someone to blog regularly and create unique resources to help drive leads, subscribers, awareness, and/or other important metrics (examples include ebooks, whitepapers, infographics, guides, templates, etc.).

Marketing Director (The Fader – NYC)

Job summary: The Fader is looking for a dynamic and strategic Director of Marketing. This is a BIG opportunity for someone to make his or her mark in a successful and fast growing environment. Day-to-day responsibilities include building strong and lasting agency/client relationships, ensuring the performance of the marketing team and their ability to execute branded events and content programs and collaborating and influencing across departments to get buy in with out director authority.

96.5 AMP Account Executive (CBS Radio – Bala CynWynd, PA)

Job summary: An appetite for engaging business owners, C-Level executives, marketing directors and advertising agency contacts is a prerequisite. Prospecting, cold-calling, effective client needs analysis, idea integration and proposal creation are all core competencies of an AMP account executive. Primary candidate characteristics include affability, strong work ethic, persistence and a competitive and positive attitude.

Contents Partnerships, Account Manager, North America (Spotify – NY & LA)

Job summary: We’re looking for amazing Account Managers to join our new video and non-music audio content team in New York and Los Angeles. Spotify has already connected millions of listeners to music and artists they love and now we want to give them news, information and entertainment shows for more moments of their lives. You will be the human connection point for our new content providers to all areas within Spotify to help create the most entertaining Spotify ever!

Coordinator, Interactive Marketing (The Orchard – NYC)

Job summary: We are looking for an Interactive Marketing Coordinator who is passionate about music, creative marketing, tech trends and analytics. In order to provide top-notch service to our clients, you will work with labels, artists and managers to conceptualize creative and compelling campaigns and then execute measurable initiatives in order to increase interaction, sales, views and subscribers for our clients.

Marketing & PR Coordinator (Music Box Films – Chicago)

Job summary: Music Box Films seeks an organized, enthusiastic Marketing & Publicity Coordinator. This position contributes to every facet of Music Box Films’ efforts to grow audiences and exposure for a robust slate of independent films, from acquisition through theatrical, home entertainment and digital releases. This position is ideal for a junior publicist seeking experience in entertainment marketing and publicity as a part of a fast-paced, exciting Chicago-based film company.

Copywriter (Crosley Brands – Louisville, KY)

Job summary: Do you have a way with words that will make Miley Cyrus blush? If you can craft stories like whoa! and consider yourself an avant-garde alliteration aficionado, you may be just the person we’re looking for to join our talented team. You see, Crosley Brands is on the hunt for a copywriter to work directly with the Marketing Manager to develop, implement and manage the Crosley voice across our social media presence, websites, blog, PR campaigns, and other channels of communication.

Assistant, Business Development & Partnerships (Superfly – NYC)

Job summary: The Assistant, Business Development & Partnerships will provide administrative and organizational support to the Business Development team tasked with generated revenue via festival sponsorship, content monetization, and creative agency work. The BD team works diligently to develop deep relationships with bold and creative companies looking to impact culture. Our ideal candidate has previous administrative experience, is extremely detail oriented and organized, and has an infectious positive attitude! We are looking for someone who will excel in the role of Assistant with the desire to learn and grow within our team.

Executive Assistant/Entertainment, Marketing, & Event Coordinator (Trudell – Lake Orion, MI)

Job summary: STE is searching for a self-motivated individual who works well within the music/entertainment industry. We are a management and production company that prides itself on creativity and developing big ideas into even larger realities.

Marketing Campaign Manager (Reverb – Chicago)

Job summary: The Reverb Marketing Campaign Manager will be responsible for organizing the marketing campaign schedule and implementing various components including email, print, social media, digital campaigns, and more. Reporting directly to the Reverb Brand Director, this staff member will work closely with graphic designers, content creators and other Marketing Team members to plan and execute ongoing campaigns.

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.