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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Chief Marketing Officer (Barbershop Harmony Society)
Job summary: This senior executive position with the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS) in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, will oversee global and internal marketing initiatives, image development and partnerships for a vibrant, 78-year-old fraternal society of 22,000 organized and passionate singers in North America, who are part of 70,000 affiliated singers worldwide. This individual will lead the marketing efforts of a deeply-committed volunteer membership and an experienced marketing staff and executive team.
Coordinator, Artist Development/Touring (Warner Music Group – Burbank, CA)
Job summary: Coordinator is responsible for processing all department invoices, travel authorizations, and general administrative duties. Supports VP Artist Development & Tour Marketing and the Artist Development team.
CRM & Social Media Coordinator (Sony – NYC)
Job summary: The social media coordinator is responsible for developing and administering Legacy artists’ official social media presence working closely with the digital marketing and marketing teams to create and implement the communication strategy.
Staff Writer/ Entertainment Reporter/ Junior Admin (TBPR – Atlanta)
Job summary: We are looking for an intern staff writer/ entertainment reporter/ junior admin with writing experience who we can offer a paid assignment position upon successful completion of the internship.
Music Merchandising Manager (Google – Mountain View, CA)
Job summary: As a Merchandising Manager, you will help build and maintain Google Play’s merchandising program on handsets, web and tablets. Based on your digital content retail experience, you will coordinate and launch effective online features and promotions. You bring to the table strong retail instincts, sharp analytical abilities, and impeccable oral and written communication skills. You are comfortable working cross-functionally with product, design, marketing, engineering, and other teams to develop an innovative user experience. It’s important that you be able to work both independently and collaboratively to develop new content features and scalable merchandising processes. You’ll also have a track record for successful prioritization, meeting critical deadlines, and enthusiastically tackling challenges with an eye toward problem solving.
Media Consultant (CMG Miami Radio – Miami)
Job summary: The Media Consultant position carries the responsibility for developing and selling radio/digital/event advertising campaigns to prospective businesses for CMG Miami Radio’s 4 super brands and our robust digital offerings. This individual must be independent, very organized and detail-oriented. We are looking for candidates that are competitive in nature, who have the ability to first seek to understand a problem, and then develop creative ideas and solutionThe ideal candidate will have a disciplined approach to maintaining day-to-day sales activity levels, the ability to prospect and acquire new business, strong presentation skills and a proven track record in building and sustaining client-based relationships. This role will also be educating our clients and agencies on our robust suite of digital products/services such as Display, SEO, SEM, mobile, social media and reach extension solutions.
Director, Content Development (NPR – Washington DC)
Job summary: NPR is seeking a Director of Content Development. The successful candidate will be charged with developing and executing new content that lives across radio and digital, including podcasts, that further defines the NPR brand as an essential destination for storytelling.
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.