Music Industry Job Board (10/25/2015)

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 james@haulix.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.

New openings:

Marketing Coordinator (Sony – NYC)

Job summary: The role of Coordinator, Marketing provides marketing and administrative support to the Legacy Recordings Marketing Department.

Marketing Project Manager (The Fader – NYC)

Job summary: The FADER is looking for a dynamic and strategic Project Manager. This is an opportunity for someone to make his or her mark in a successful and fast growing environment. Day to day responsibilities will include overseeing The FADER clients, executing branded events and content programs, coordinating activities between multiple internal departments, financial reporting and maintaining the overall health of client/agency relationships. Position will report to The FADER Marketing Director.

Email Marketing Manager (Goldstar – Pasadena, CA) 

Job summary: We’re looking for a motivated, creative and analytical Email Marketing Manager to run the day-to-day operations of Goldstar’s email channel. The Email Marketing Manager’s focus is on the planning, execution and analysis of daily email promotions to 5 million members in 26 major U.S. metros, using our in-house email platform.

Programming & Special Accounts Manager (Bergen Performing Arts Center – Englewood, NJ) 

Job summary: The Programming & Special Accounts Manager reports to the Director of Programming, assists with all programming responsibilities and helps support live concerts on performance nights when necessary at the discretion of the Programming Director. In addition, this person will operate as the point person for a specific corporate sponsorship account and a number of off-site programming & cultural initiatives and provide support to other departments when required.

Music Artist Management (Union Entertainment Group – Austin, TX) 

Job summary: UEG is an artist management company who represents rock, country, and pop artists at an international level. We have offices scattered across the nation, with our main office being located in Austin, TX. UEG has been a flourishing, boutique company managing artists of all types for the past 20+ years. We are looking for a new intern for our Austin office to oversee some of the day to day aspects of artist management, with a special emphasis on media management.

Marketing and Communications Assistant (Pax – NYC) 

Job summary: Under the direction of the Marketing and Communications Director, assist in the writing, design, production, and distribution of marketing and communications tools and materials in accordance with editorial and graphics standards. Assist in implementation of organization’s engagement strategy on web, social media, and mobile platforms.

Digital Content Coordinator (Salem Media Group – Orange, CA) 

Job summary: The primary responsibility of this position is to manage and coordinate 95.9 The Fish Digital and New Media assets, including our in-house support and externally branded websites, digital initiatives, Facebook/Twitter/Instagram, mobile app, special sales and promotional projects, digital newsletters, listener clubs and programs and other projects within the scope of this position. Daily activities might include regular website maintenance, digital and traditional content creation, newsletter production, usage statistical analysis, ratios, click-through analytics and other empirical data, banner ad creation, custom landing pages, scheduling of audio and video streaming pre-rolls, interfacing, and supporting and collaborating with other digital content coordinators.

Marketing Coordinator – Allen & Heath (American Music & Sound – Newbury Park, CA) 

Job summary: Execute PR & Social Media plans in close collaboration with the team at Allen & Heath HQ in the UK. Generate compelling stories which connect users with the brand; then disseminate the content through media, social media and case studies for the web site and email distribution.

Publicist (Counterpoint Press – Berkeley, CA) 

Job summary: Counterpoint Press is seeking a Publicist with at least 1-2 years of publicity experience, preferably with a trade book publisher focusing on high quality fiction and nonfiction. The ideal candidate will have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a proven ability to juggle projects and duties, demonstrated organizational skills along with creativity and a passion for books and reading. Applicants must have a BA in English Communications, or a related field, as well as some relevant internship or working experience. Candidates must have impeccable attention to detail, the ability to be proactive and problem-solve, and a communication style that instills confidence in authors, editors, and agents.

Publicity Assistant/Associate (Hemsing Associates – NYC) 

Job summary: Established classical music public relations firm seeks colleague with ability to communicate with press and classical music performers. Imagination and ability to interest journalists in our clients are a must and work well in a friendly, small non-corporate environment. Looking for a self-starter with genuine love of classical music, computer knowledge, and strong verbal and writing skills. Classical music background, press contacts, and previous PR experience desirable. Responsibilities include: writing press releases, artist biographies, pitch letters, social media postings and newsletter items; placing stories with local, national, and international print and electronic media; coordinating interviews with clients and journalists, efforts and strategies with outside publicity and management firms as well as artists. Salary, benefits and position commensurate with experience. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Customer Service Representative (Naxos Of America – Franklin, TN) 

Job summary: This vital, customer-focused position strives to serve our valuable customer base with knowledgeable and timely communication, efficient data entry and aggressive follow-up/issue resolution. This position is centered on taking customer orders over the phone.

Publicist (Nacional Records / Cookman International – Los Angeles, CA) 

Job summary: The candidate will play a key role on all Nacional releases and Cookman projects, taking responsibility for the publicity and promo activities of our Artists and outreaches. They will report directly to the head of the company and collaborate closely within the team.

Director, Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra (Dartmouth – NH) 

Job summary: To provide artistic, musical and administrative leadership for the Dartmouth Symphony Orchestra. Recruits and trains performers. Plans and conducts rehearsals and performances. Responsible for associated administrative duties.

Specialist, Digital Marketing (Sony – NYC)

Job summary: As part of Sony Music’s digital marketing team, the Digital Marketing Specialist will promote artists and grow online communities for Sony Music artists using a combination of internal and partnered resources including websites, social networks, wireless services and other digital tools.

Digital Project Coordinator (iHeartMedia – Atlanta)

Job summary: The successful candidate needs to have at least one year professional work experience in a media related field and a strong working knowledge of social media, videography, graphic design and photography.  Candidate must have the ability to work well with all departments and maintain a positive attitude in an often hectic work environment.  The position requires a self-motivated, hard worker who understands that sometimes work must be done outside of normal business hours.  The position includes the coordination of content from our radio station websites to the public, assisting in our social networking campaigns, production of short video segments, gathering measurement data, and helping to maintain quality among our six web properties.

Brand and Creative Coordinator (Spotify – NYC)

Job summary: We are looking for a Brand and Creative Coordinator that will play a critical role in supporting the  supporting the global brand and creative team, organizing and coordinating team- and project-related operations and processes. This team develops strategy, creative tools, content, and experiences that drive Spotify’s creative and communication agenda with various audiences, including fans, consumers, artists, creators, labels, business partners, and more. Programs the team leads include brand identity and guidelines, on-platform advertising, marketing programs in paid/earned/owned channels, large-scale experiential programs like Spotify House at SXSW, and more.  Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

Brand Ambassador (iHeartMedia – Las Vegas)

Job summary: Represent three iHeartMedia Las Vegas brands, KPLV-FM, KSNE-FM and KWNR-FM at remotes and appearances.  Serve as the ambassador between the radio station and the listeners. Work among a team that will include promotions, programming and sales. This is a part-time position/that will be no more than 20 hours a week. Weekend and night heavy. The managers for the iHeartMedia Promotions Team request a two week written notice for any time off requested. Major holidays and “black out” periods must be approved by the department’s supervisor.

Associate Marketing Director (The Phoenix Symphony – Phoenix)

Job summary: The Associate Marketing Director is responsible for planning, supervising, administering and evaluating programs that meet or exceed attendance and ticket revenue goals for orchestra events and maximizing the visibility of the orchestra in the community. The Associate Marketing Director will plan and manage all marketing activities, including but not limited to: public relations; advertising; season subscription and renewal campaigns; all ticket revenue and audience research.

Artist Management (Ayelow LLC – Atlanta)

Job summary: An Artist Manager works on behalf of groups or artists to promote the artists’ careers and run their business affairs. Their job is to secure the best work for their clients, for the best fee.The job may include: negotiating contracts and fees, finding and booking events and venues that match the artist’s career strategy, advising on career decisions, publicity and promotion, helping them on career decisions such as which record producer to work with, or which songs to perform, and managing media relations on their behalf.The Artist Manager’s work is very competitive and can be intense and sometimes stressful with long hours. Artist Managers are frequently required to attend their artists’ performances in the evening or over weekends.Most Artist Managers advance by building a strong reputation for good client services, and attracting more top performers onto their books.

Clearance and Permissions Manager (Wenner Media LLC – NYC)

Job summary: Responsibilities include reviewing video and other materials to determine clearance and related issues; conducting research to evaluate the status of copyrighted and trademarked materials and products, invasion of privacy, defamation and rights of publicity, and other legal issues. Negotiate licenses and releases for uses of copyrighted or trademarked materials such as film clips, artwork, photos, music, and ensure each license properly addresses essential terms and protections. Prepare correspondence advising staff on status of clearance issues; administratively support department as required.

Account Director – Lifestyle and Entertainment (Rogers & Corwan – Los Angeles)

Job summary: Rogers & Cowan has an exciting opportunity for a senior level Account Director in our rapidly expanding Entertainment Marketing Department. Ideal candidates will have 8+ years of public relations experience working with Entertainment Marketing brands. This dynamic group works across various categories of lifestyle marketing including television, luxury brands, celebrity personalities, entertainment attractions, non-profit foundations and global media events.

Artist Management (Ayelow LLC – Tulsa)

Job summary: An Artist Manager works on behalf of groups or artists to promote the artists’ careers and run their business affairs. Their job is to secure the best work for their clients, for the best fee.The job may include: negotiating contracts and fees, finding and booking events and venues that match the artist’s career strategy, advising on career decisions, publicity and promotion, helping them on career decisions such as which record producer to work with, or which songs to perform, and managing media relations on their behalf.The Artist Manager’s work is very competitive and can be intense and sometimes stressful with long hours. Artist Managers are frequently required to attend their artists’ performances in the evening or over weekends.Most Artist Managers advance by building a strong reputation for good client services, and attracting more top performers onto their books.

Marketing Manager (Warner Music – Nashville)

Job summary: The Marketing Manager is responsible for the execution of all advertising and promotion-related events regarding print music for Word Entertainment.  The Marketing Manager will effectively, efficiently and economically communicate information about all Word Music products to core customers base and beyond, while helping generate sales for those products.  The Marketing Manager will be responsible for the complete product set up for the print marketing department, and other administrative duties as needed.

Special Needs Arts & Media Academy (Behavioral Solutions NY – NYC)

Job summary: Performing Arts Studio and Special Needs organization seeking very responsible staff member to help develop and increase clients and market events. Perform planners/coordinator duties, social media promoter, oversee flyer distribution teams and assist in development of promotional campaigns. Execute programs to grow our email database. Assist in launch and coordination of events. Serve as the liaison between our studio and public. Organize monthly events. Create and maintain relationships with local establishments. Launch new membership programs. Organize classes, art shows, music events, etc.

Project Manager (Septien Entertainment Group – Dallas)

Job summary: Need experienced project manager, who is driven by deadlines, able to work in chaos in the music industry and knows how to encourage and maintain employee relations. Must be very knowledgeable from feasibility to closure while maintaining budgets, timelines, and people skills. Must have strong management skills and be familiar with marketing, sales, training of new hires and social media in the entertainment industry of today in order to lead directors in project management. Must commit to 1 year contract. Working with projects in sponsorships and non profits are an extreme plus!

Brand Manager/Air Talent (Townsquare Media Group – Twin Falls, ID)

Job summary: This person is eager to build relationships and value in our community. This person also wants to be a part of a successful and growing radio company who highly values our brands, our talent and our family of employees. We hire great people, we provide them support, tools and freedom to execute creativity and develop their talent and brands…and in return we expect a high level of performance.

Global Curator Network Manager, Red Bull Sound Select (Red Bull – Santa Monica, CA)

Job summary: Work with Artist Relations Manager, Red Bull Sound Select and Red Bull Sound Select Program Director to define and continuously evolve Red Bull Sound Select’s curator network strategy

Venue Marketing Manager (Copious Columbus – Columbus, OH)

Job summary: We are seeking a multi-talented marketing associate to assist in creating an effective, cross-platform communications message for Copious , a 21,000 square-foot facility in the Brewery District, featuring an event space, restaurant and bar, and the new music venue, Notes . This is a full-time, associate level position.

Brand Ambassador (JBL – Watertown, MA)

Job summary: Are you passionate about music and audio? Are you enthusiastic, outgoing, passionate and knowledgeable about consumer audio products like headphones and speakers? If you are an avid Bluetooth user, an audiophile, and on the cutting edge of premium sound knowledge 2020 Companies has immediate opportunities for people just like you as a Brand Ambassador for JBL!

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.