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 email@example.com. 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.
Music Brand Ambassador (Feature.fm – Boston)
Job summary: You are the face of Feature.fm on campus. You will manage our marketing and business development efforts on campus by engaging with your college music scene and integrating Feature.fm in your college’s music community. The ideal candidate is very self-driven and self-motivated with an entrepreneurial aptitude and passion for the music industry. You will have the flexibility to take initiative to help grow the business based on your understanding of Feature.fm’s needs and goals.
Assisted Sales Representative (Creative Channel Services – Hoover, AL)
Job summary: drive sales of our client’s products within a specific territory. You will be responsible for achieving target sales metrics by directly engaging and selling to retail consumers. Assisted Sales Representatives will support activities educating, training and building relationships at all levels of CCS retail partners. ASRs are responsible for product knowledge, promotion, strong relationships, and ultimately product sales. In addition, collecting and reporting on in-store training, in-store activities, competitive information as well as maintaining brand presence at retail through merchandising, display maintenance/cleanliness and POP.
Digital Marketing Manager (Celebrity Series – Boston)
Job summary: General Description: Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, this person is responsible for managing Celebrity Series social media efforts, as an element of integrated communications campaigns, to meet the goals of increasing ticket sales and brand engagement. Daily responsibilities include e-mail marketing, social media strategy and tactics, brand awareness development, and generating in-bound traffic and leads. This person will also analyze campaign results and other institutional data and translate it into recommendations and plans for enhancement and optimization. This person also works closely with the Associate Director of Marketing and serves as a resource for the marketing team. This position is a real opportunity for a self-motivated individual to help create a new position.
Manager, Label Analysis (WEC – Burbank, CA)
Job summary: The Manager, Label Analysis will report directly to the VP, Market & Consumer Research and will support the EVP & CFO, Finance plus the SVP, Sales & Digital Teams for Warner Bros. Records with Market Research and Data Analysis around sales and streaming platforms for Warner Bros. Records. The Manager will work with WEA team as well as WB staff to provide detailed view of key marketing drivers, consumer behavior and current digital initiatives for going to market their artists as well as competition.
Product Manager (Bright Antenna Records – San Francisco)
Job summary: Bright Antenna is a super cool independent record label in the San Francisco Bay Area looking for an experienced Product Manager. We have global partnerships with Warner Music Group and ADA Label Services. Our offices are located in Mill Valley, CA (across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco). Please familiarize yourself with the artists on our website before you send us a resume, and in your cover letter tell us your 3 favorite albums, a little bit about what music means to you, and what your salary expectations are.
Regional Account Manager (The Bailey Agency – Remote)
Job summary: The Bailey Agency, LLC is seeking several ambitious and talented Regional Account Managers in various locations throughout the United States. We are seeking sales professionals with a “hunter mentality” who know and enjoy selling. The Regional Account Managers are primarily responsible for building brand recognition and securing new customers through cold calling and industry connections. Connections to the entertainment industry or local entertainment scene, is not required but strongly suggested. As a Regional Account Manager, using a consultative approach, you will prospect new accounts and grow sales volume. You will conduct analysis of sales and market data to develop and implement strategies to ensure successful results. You will be selling at the executive level to music and entertainment industry professionals such as entertainment managers, and talent investors, as well as musicians, band members, actors, performers, and work towards defined sales objectives.
Manager, International Client Relations (The Orchard NYC)
Job summary: Department: Client Relations Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Mid Level Reporting to the VP, Client Relations, The Orchard has an immediate opening for a full-time Manager, International Client Relations. The NYC based position will act as an intermediary between The Orchard, its partner offices worldwide, and a roster of music and video clients. Supporting our international partners, this position builds and maintains scalable processes to train and guide the global client relations team through use of The Orchard’s industry leading client tools, and troubleshooting content as it flows through our delivery system. The person should have an understanding of digital retail requirements, with a focus on metadata and solid technical capabilities. A keen eye for detail and a love for all types of music is a must.
Partner Technology Manager, Music, YouTube (Google – NYC/CA)
Job summary: As a Technology Manager, you’ll have the opportunity to have a direct impact on a business enjoyed by millions of music lovers. You will be a technologist taking responsibility for the success of YouTube’s largest partnerships, leading deployments, optimizing implementations to increase business growth, driving new business opportunities and seeking innovative solutions in the fluid work of digital music to build strong, successful, long-term partnerships. You are a creative thinker who thrives in a fast-paced, market-driven environment and wants to take on both technical and business challenges in the same role. You will have the opportunity to lead projects and cross-functional teams and should be a self-motivated individual looking to solidify YouTube’s strategic partnerships with the largest traditional Music partners (for example, major record labels) and the most successful new media partners that have grown large businesses almost exclusively on YouTube.
Director of Music Education (Colorado Music Festival – Boulder, CO)
Job summary: The Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts is currently seeking a Director of Music Education to develop and oversee educational programming with a vision toward advancing the mission of Festival & Center, enriching the communities the organization serves, and increasing overall enrollment and participation in Center and Festival education programs. As a senior staff member, s/he will work closely with Music Director, Jean-Marie Zeitouni, and the Executive Director to develop innovative, compelling educational concerts and programming for the Festival and Center; will support, inspire, and motivate the Center’s nearly 50 artist/faculty members; will lead program evaluation processes for the Center; and will work with the ED and Operations Manager to program and oversee the Center’s popular Kaleidoscope concert series.
Publicity Intern Music (New York City Girl Media – NYC)
Publicity internship for someone who has knowledge of the music and television industry with current television and radio contacts for a well known self help pop psychology author who is also an up and coming recording artist with books,app and rap songs already on iTunes.
Instructional Assistant, Music (Los Angeles Community College)
Job summary: Monitors and maintains one or more instructional music laboratories and practice rooms provides instructional assistance to students in the development of perceptive listening skills, and is responsible for the routine business transactions of the music department office.
Associate Product Manager – Digital (TouchTunes – NYC)
Job summary: The Associate Product Manager will work closely with the Product Manager who is focused on the development of TouchTunes new Attract TV Digital Out of Home (DOOH) product. In addition, the Associate Product Manager will have the opportunity to also support other company products including jukebox, proximity & mobile as needed.
Producer, Talk Programming (Sirius XM – Philadelphia)
Job summary: Conceptualizes, develops and produces full-length or short form programs, and/or segments of larger programs, while maintaining the channel’s creative vision. Initiates show topics, collaborates ideas with show hosts, books guests and prepares interview materials including background information and interview questions. Makes decisions related to creative processes, content development and production. Works independently on standard programs, and assists with larger, complex and high profile programs. Exercises a high level of creativity and executes programming assignments with minimal oversight. Oversees technical staff performing editing and running audio boards. May be assigned to more than one program and perform slightly different functions across programs.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com.
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.