Music Industry Job Board (11/23/15)

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:

Project Manager / Personal Assistant (Tourean – Los Angeles) 

Job summary: Serial Entrepreneur & International Pop Star seeks an experienced Project Manager/Personal Assistant to assist with the day-to-day responsibilities of their mobile app business, music and personal endeavors. The position will be based out of their home office in Beverly Hills.

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

Job summary: Raise the brand profile in the US; develop Brand Activation plan based on the global Allen & Heath strategy and create demand for Allen & Heath products in the American market with a strong global image. Manage traditional and digital marketing agendas based on local insights in sync with the team at Allen & Heath HQ in the UK. Develop effective education channels to strengthen the position of Allen & Heath in the US and increase brand awareness. Plan effective use of resources such as budget, agents and personnel, developing KPIs to measure success. 

Blog Writer (Mugatunes – Boston) 

Job summary: You will spend quality time finding great music. (If that sounds like work to you, you’re in the wrong place).You will gain experience in creative writing, new-age journalism, digital marketing, and start-up entrepreneurship.You will have a shiny new trophy on your resume and a conversation starter at any interview.You will work alongside fellow millennials to create your campus’ exclusive brand while showing off your 6th-sense for finding #NoShittyMusic .You will create content on a regular basis that will be viewed and enjoyed by listeners in over 75 countries.

Staff Accountant (LiveNation – Chicago) 

Job summary: We are seeking a Staff Accountant to oversee management of financial statements, across multiple locations, analyze & prepare key financial schedules/deliverables (for submittal to US Concerts) and assist in other special reporting projects as needed.

Project Coordinator, Radio (Townsquare Media – Trenton, NJ) 

Job summary: Townsquare Media Trenton is looking for an outgoing, results oriented candidate to join New Jersey 101.5 FM in its Ewing, New Jersey office as a Project Manager. The Project Manager is responsible for supporting the Director of Sales and sales staff by providing administrative, marketing and clerical support.

Marketing Specialist (Sony – NYC) 

Job summary: This individual is responsible for overseeing the marketing campaigns for artists on StarTime International/Columbia Records.

Publicist (Team Clermont – Athens, GA) 

Job summary: Veteran indie music Boutique PR Firm, Team Clermont, is looking for 3-4 national senior music publicists in major markets with 3-5 years of experience or more.

Tour/Production Assistant (IMG Artists – NYC) 

Job summary: The servicing and logistics coordination of concert dates, performances and tours worldwide for a variety of dance companies, attractions (world music, musical ensembles, theatrical attractions, etc.), film with orchestra projects, and symphony pops, and individual artists involving ongoing touring activities, individual dates and extensive tours as well as servicing the day-to-day activities of a wide variety of artists.  

Music School Manager (Creative Soul – Southlake, TX)

Job summary: This position is integral to the efficiency and day-to-day functions of a fun, rockin’ music school! We are looking for a friendly, outgoing individual with excellent communications skills. In return, you get to play an important role as a part of our passionate team of professionals committed to building an exciting, forward-thinking, and fun school of Rock, Pop, Folk, Blues, Jazz, and Classical music.

Client Support Representative (TicketCity – Austin, TX)

Job summary: The Client Support Representative will be responsible for providing customer service and support to our amazing clients, while working with our in-house sales team and outside vendors. The position reports to our Client Relations Manager. It is a full-time position located in Austin, Texas.

Enrollment Marketing and Communications Assistant (Berklee – Boston)

Job summary: The Summer Programs Enrollment Marketing and Communications Assistant plays a crucial supporting role to the Enrollment & Communications Manager in order to design and execute the significant breadth of social media efforts identified as a necessary support to the enrollment goals of the Office of Summer Programs, as well as the dissemination of materials mailed to Summer Programs Applicants throughout the recruitment cycle.

Label Manager (DIRTYBIRD Records – Los Angeles)

Job summary: The dirtybird label manager should have a minimum of 3 years experience working as a label manager for a record label. The position reports into the COO/CMO. This person must know the inner workings of label management. We will have a label product manager/company who is responsible for uploading assets, distributing the music and creating the back end royalties, but this label manager is ultimately responsible for making sure everything is working correctly across the board.

Social Media Manager/Post Writer (iEDM – NYC)

Job summary: If you’re blessed with a great sense of humor, creativity and are a lover of Electronic Dance Music this job is for you – here’s your chance to run an account with 500,000+ active followers and to work for one of the fastest growing EDM companies in the world!

Project Coordinator (Mood Media – Austin, TX)

Job summary: Project Coordination Team is accountable for managing the Customer installation experience of our cutting-edge World Class products and services.  

Entertainment Relations Professional (Gibson – Nasvhille)

Job summary: Gibson Brands, Inc., the world’s premier manufacturer of musical instruments, professional audio equipment and consumer electronics, is seeking an experienced Entertainment Relations Professional based in Nashville, TN.  Candidate should be a highly motivated, self starter that is able to work at a very fast pace, manage multiple projects, and have strong organizational skills.  The ER Pro should be a team player who is able to produce innovative programs through a network of local, regional, and national contacts within the entertainment industry.

Media Manager (Sony – Nashville)

Job summary: Support senior media staff with implementation of media strategy for their assigned roster of Sony Music Nashville artists, as well as implement publicity plans for roster of artists assigned to Media Manager.

Music Laboratory Coordinator (Contra Costa Community College – CA)

Job summary: To provide assistance to music students and staff; to maintain the music library, instrument inventory and recording arts laboratory, and to coordinate all publicity and correspondence associated with the music area.

Assistant Marketing Manager (HarperCollins – Nashville)

Job summary: The Assistant Marketing Manager is a strategic and tactical leader in planning and managing marketing activities for frontlist and backlist books, including market positioning, consumer messaging, budgeting, campaign project management, and ROI analysis for each campaign. In partnership with authors, editors, vendors, retail sales and other team members, the marketing manager uses integrated digital and traditional marketing methods to ensure the highest possible unit shipments and revenue for assigned book campaigns.

Artist & Repertoire Manager (O-Town Music Group – Orlando)

Job summary: The main job is picking acts that will be successful and then working with the act to find the right producers and writers. The process is very much a nurturing one to ensure the band or solo artist impacts at the right time with the right material. Besides scouting for new artist the a&r manager also manages the current roster of artist. Duties include booking performances for artist, updating social media for artist,booking tv appearances and publicity for artist, booking recording studios for artist and much more.

Administrative Assistant (Universal Music – Santa Monica, CA)

Job summary: This position is responsible for assisting with budget management in Universal Music Group’s finance system (Uniport) and processing marketing department-related invoices. The position also assists with other departmental support, including booking travel, routing vendor contracts, and assisting VP of Marketing with phones, calendar and expenses. Some administrative support of publicity and radio staff.

Events Coordinator (University Of Delaware – Newark)

Job summary: The Events Coordinator will manage the detailed logistics and planning of MAD and MPCS events.  The Events Coordinator will oversee the staff hired to assist with events. The Events Coordinator will provide customer service for guests of and visitors to the Roselle Center for the Arts and the Amy E. DuPont Music Building.

Marketing Manager (MIH Entertainment – Los Angeles)

Job summary: This position reports to the CEO, partners and V.P. of Development, the marketing department is focused on providing strong marketing campaigns. The marketing manager will manage the development and execution of marketing and sales campaigns with brand partners and retail outlets. Marketing Manager is also responsible for overseeing all aspects of marketing for assigned artist and for coordinating the efforts of the label to ensure the consistency of imaging between artist and their music. Sales and marketing will involve all facets of MIH Entertainment, LLC physical, digital and mobile products. The marketing manager will be responsible for creating, managing and executing third party sponsorships and promotions involving MIH Entertainment, LLC labels and studios. One of the primary goals is to develop and create revenue-driving opportunities and promotions between third party companies, promoting MIH Entertainment, LLC music/video content at physical, digital and mobile retailers. Involved in this position is the ability to make cold calls to new corporate partners as well as agencies interested in cross promotions/sponsorships with entertainment. Additionally, will manage local physical and digital music accounts, and be the company’s onsite point person in California to handle any miscellaneous duties that require handholding or personal delivery in the marketplace, including covering visibility and artist performances.

Marketing Assistant (Sony – San Jose, CA)

Job summary: Sony Corporation of America (SCA) is seeking a Marketing/Executive Assistant to join the Life Electronics (LE) group and Sony Biotechnology in the San Jose, CA office. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, who has a dual role as CEO of Sony Biotechnology, the Marketing/Executive Assistant will be responsible for taking initiative in delivering full administrative support to the SVP/CEO and will also provide additional team support on an as needed basis.

Events & Marketing Coordinator (ArtJamz LLC – Washington DC)

Job summary: Do you love art and nightlife? ArtJamz – America’s original public art studio and lounge – is looking for smart creatives to join our growing team. The events & marketing coordinator helps support both our private events business as well as our ongoing marketing efforts. This is an awesome opportunity to join a leading concept in the fast-growing paint and sip industry.

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.