Music Industry Job Board (12/6/15)

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:

Marketing Manager (Grant Park Music Festival – Chicago) 

Job summary: The Grant Park Orchestral Association in Chicago, Illinois seeks a Marketing Manager at the Grant Park Music Festival (the Festival). This position will report to the Director of Marketing and Media Relations. The Marketing Manager works in collaboration with the Marketing and Patron Services team to assist in the planning and management of the Festival’s membership campaign. Strong candidates will demonstrate a passion for the arts and the mission of the Festival.

Manager, Ad Sales Marketing (Sirius XM – NYC) 

Job summary: The Manager, Ad Sales Marketing is a key member of Ad Sales Marketing team, supporting all aspects of the sales and marketing process. The Manager is responsible for the development and execution of select marketing proposals and programs. Additionally, the position is responsible for development of ad-based opportunities across programming and to identify key opportunities to the sales team. Other responsibilities include the writing and updating of all sales materials across all channels. This position handles on air executions as pertains to advertiser sponsored programs.

Assistant, Marketing (Warner Music Group – NYC)

Job summary: With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Cordless, East West, Elektra, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Rykodisc, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world’s leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.  The Marketing assistant will be responsible for developing comprehensive strategies for marketing our artists as well as coordinating all efforts (internally and with outside parties) on all projects.

Entry Level Marketing Assistant (East Side Promoter – Los Angeles) 

Job summary: Seeking dynamic, self-motivated individual to help assist with our marketing and promotions for a group of live music / dance themed venues, festivals, and events. We need someone who is detail-oriented, focused, can work quickly and efficiently with distractions in an easy-going, fun workplace. This person should be passionate about new music and the Los Angeles/Southern California events scene. We are looking for someone who loves live music and will represent the company with pride and enthusiasm at our venues and other events around the city.

Warner Classic Coordinator (WMG – NYC) 

Job summary: The Classics Coordinator is responsible for the administrative work required to ensure the execution of all sales, marketing, publicity and distribution functions, as well as elements of the planning and implementation of marketing and advertising initiatives.

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.

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.