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 2016. 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.
Social Media Producer (My Country Nation – Nashville)
Job summary: My Country Nation is looking for an exceptional Social Media Producer to lead all social media efforts for this growing digital platform. The ideal candidate will be a social media guru and lover of country music and country lifestyle with an assertive drive to take ownership of MyCN’s social channels, creating a unique voice and producing superior content that aligns with social media best practices across all platforms.
Marketing Manager (Sony – Miami)
Job summary: As part of the US Latin marketing team, the Manager, Marketing is responsible for the planning, development, pitching and execution of innovative marketing strategies to launch, brand and develop artists throughout the product lifecycle for assigned artist projects.
Campaign Coordinator (Bandsintown – NYC)
Job summary: We are looking for a Campaign Coordinator to join our Ad Ops Team based in our New York City headquarters. The Campaign Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day execution of our email marketing program. This role involves the creation, scheduling, deployment, and reporting of email materials.
Partner Marketing Lead (Spotify – NYC)
Job summary: As a member of the Partner Marketing team, part of the Consumer Marketing organization at Spotify, you will be responsible for driving go-to-market strategy and life-cycle marketing for priority global priority partners with the aim of achieving key acquisition, engagement and subscription metrics. This position requires experience planning /managing integrated marketing campaigns, excellent communications skills, and the ability to collaborate cross-functionally on all initiatives. Reports into the Global Director, Partner Marketing.
Digital Marketing Manager (UMG – Santa Monica, CA)
Job summary: Oversee and direct aspects of day-to-day digital management. Responsible for creating and executing digital marketing and promotional plans across all areas of online including portals and distribution partners, artist websites, social media, new technology, CRM, SEM/SEO, third party lifestyle, and e-commerce. Responsible for nurturing and leveraging relationships with the artists and their management teams. Required to set goals and manage campaigns in an effort to optimize reach and revenue. Responsible for managing and interpreting departmental reports and partner data.
Sales/Marketing Operations Manager – Backstage (SonicBids – NYC)
Job summary: The role will report to the Vice President of Casting, who you will work with to strategize and execute a plan for acquiring and converting new leads for our talent-casting service, as well improving client retention. You will manage a small team of product evangelists (“casting specialists”) and be tasked with sourcing and acquiring new leads, focusing on growing our network of casting directors, filmmakers, and companies that have productions to cast – from major and indie films to plays, musicals, web-series, commercials, music videos, explainer videos, and more.
YouTube Channel Manager (Billboard/Hollywood Reporter – Los Angeles)
Job summary: As a YouTube Channel Manager, for both The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard’s YouTube channel(s), you should be comfortable working cross-functionally with colleagues across multiple disciplines to ensure our content is positioned for success, and our viewers enjoy the best experience possible. You should also expect to initiate and manage day-to-day operations and partner relationships (across talent, advertisers and YouTube itself), including fielding and prioritizing incoming video content; monitoring content trends and performance; fluidity with hands-on content management and mastering of Content ID; and creating periodic reports (external and internal) on video performance. Ensuring month over month growth of core YouTube KPIs including subscriber numbers and monetization, while also increasing awareness of and traffic to owned-and-operated video hubs will be key determinants of your success.
Marketing Coordinator (Allen & Heath – 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. Support the growth of the Allen & Heath’s social networks and expand our end-user reach. Ensure the sales team and channel partners are equipped with the latest news and marketing tools to support their promotion of the brand and products in the field.
Indie Label Relations Director (Rhapsody – Seattle)
Job summary: You are a highly motivated, independent, analytical, creative self-starter with a knack for executing on various global initiatives amid an ever-changing environment. This role works alongside multiple company teams, including Licensing, Editorial/Social, Supply Chain, Business Intelligence, Royalty Accounting, Brand Marketing, PR, Business Development and Product Development, and demands the ability to work cross-organizationally with colleagues of various levels.
Social Media Marketing (Pull Over Music – Silicon Valley, CA)
Job summary: The Social Media Marketing will manage online and social media projects and channels .This individual must be an expert in boosting You tube views and Sound Cloud . The Social Media Marketing Intern will also coordinate monthly and weekly content development, scheduling and publishing.
Marketing Project Manager (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.
Music Marketing Manager (Hasbro – Burbank, CA)
Job summary: Hasbro Studios is seeking a Music Marketing Manager to serve as principal liaison with LBE licensees (new & existing) from the time a deal is executed until end of term of the license. The primary role of position is to handle development and production issues and communication between Hasbro and licensee, as well as internal Hasbro communications. The Individual will also develop efficient attraction approval process with LBE/Studio Creative Director, GBTs and outside consultants; managing approvals between Creative Director, GBTs and other parties.
Studio Manager (World Famous – Seattle)
Job summary: World Famous is seeking a Studio Manager to help us be as organized, smooth-functioning and welcoming as we are creative. This position is a mixture of executive assistant, admin duties as needed and overseeing client services. We are seeking a dynamic individual whose favorite thing in the world is to organize, someone who loves to keep things tidy, bring order to (mild) chaos, plan get-togethers, someone who takes great pride in how they treat guests, and also will work well within a fast-paced creative environment.
Supervisor, Music Department (Wayne State Univ – Detroit)
Job summary: Oversee the day-to-day workflow of the Music Department within the College of Fine, Performing and Communication Arts. This will be the key contact person for ensuring a smooth operation for those external constituents conducting business with the department as well for faculty and staff seeking assistance with the processes of internal business within the University.
Product Manager, Uber Music and Media (Uber – San Francisco)
Job summary: As PM lead of Uber Music & Media, you will lead design, implementation, and optimization of programs to create a rich music & media experience in Uber partner vehicles. You will build upon today’s implementation of rider-controlled music in cars, and work closely with Uber’s Business Development team and Media partners to explore and implement new ideas in this space. What can you do to truly personalize and differentiate the Uber experience? Your performance is measured both by the impact of the features & products you launch, and by your ability to work closely with and enhance the productivity of a high-performing cross-functional team that includes counterparts in Engineering, Design, Business Development, and Operations.
Public Relations Manager (Smith Center For The Performing Arts – Las Vegas)
Job summary: Responsible for maintaining awareness of The Smith Center brand and promoting performances and events through publicity and media relations efforts.
Project Manager, Sound Select Artist Relations (Red Bull – Santa Monica)
Job summary: Red Bull Sound Select is an artist development program that delivers the best in new music, supporting a group of curated artists through 200+ yearly events and festivals, in-studio collaborations with leading creators, distribution, and marketing from the Red Bull network. The program will be expanding into 7 new countries in 2016. The Project Manager, Red Bull Sound Select Artist Relations will oversee artist onboarding for 6 Red Bull Sound Select countries and manage 5 major artists campaigns each year. He/she will play a fundamental role in the longterm success of the program, as these artists will be core case studies for the program to build on in its international expansion. This is an opportunity to market artists without traditional music industry boundaries through Red Bull’s studio, producer, festival, and agency relationships; unique partnerships; and your and the artists’ creativity.
Marketing Coordinator (AltPress Media – Cleveland, OH)
Job summary: Alternative Press Magazine is seeking a smart, self-motivated and resourceful individual to join our team as our Marketing Coordinator. Our company is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio and prospective candidates will preferably live in the general Northeastern Ohio area. Candidates should be highly organized and adaptable to our dynamic work environment. Qualified applicants will have had experience in similar marketing roles (preferably within the media and entertainment industry).
Director, Consumer Engagement (UMG – NYC)
Job summary: Lead, develop and execute consumer engagement and ecommerce campaigns in collaboration with UMG owned and associated labels. The Director will be the key point person at the label level for all direct to consumer activities, including but not limited to initial artist strategy, product development, marketing and eCommerce. This person must be the organizing force and leader in commercializing direct to consumer campaigns and other integrated artist rights (e.g. ecommerce, experiences, touring). This person must be skilled at influencing and collaborating with all label departments (product managers, digital marketing) and artist management, and will be responsible to organize, plan and collaborate with labels in the execution of marketing campaigns for artists not only across release and touring schedules, but also “off cycle” promotions of artist relevant commercialization opportunities. He/she will be responsible for overseeing and managing all D2C stores including identifying, planning and executing against revenue opportunities for stores, merchandise recommendations, pricing, design, social media, crm and other label marketing initiatives.
Account Strategist (Pandora – Seattle)
Job summary: Pandora is looking for an experienced Account Strategist who has a background in digital or radio advertising with a proven track record of building and maintaining strong client relationships. This individual will partner directly with the sales team to build strategic media partnerships while providing a high level of client service for assigned Advertisers, Agencies and internal Clients.
Music Publicist (Lafarmos PR and Branding – Los Angeles)
Job summary: We currently have an opening for the position of Music Publicist / Account Manager and are looking for an intelligent, independent creative thinker with an analytical approach and a proven track record working in music publicity. Our ideal candidate is an original thinker who brings something new to the table. This individual must have a strong passion for the entertainment field (music in particular) and be able to professionally communicate with clients, journalists and other industry professionals.
Director of Marketing (LiveNation – Atlanta)
Job summary: The Marketing Director is responsible for the advertising and marketing of all events in Atlanta and Alabama including events at Philips Arena, Infinite Energy Arena, Fox Theatre, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Lakewood Amphitheatre, Chastain Park Amphitheatre (Concert Series), Oak Mountain Amphitheatre, Music Midtown Festival and all outer market shows in Georgia and Alabama.
Channel Marketing Manager (Deezer – Denver)
Job summary: You will join the US Marketing Team to manage existing and build strategic partnerships. To achieve our goal of increasing our footprint in the US and increase the number of subscribers, we want to grow Deezer distribution through the telecom channel.
Project Manager-Touring (LiveNation – Beverly Hills)
Job summary: Live Nation is seeking a qualified individual for a Project Manager position. This detail oriented position requires excellent organizational skills, professional interaction with management personnel, vendors, clients of all levels, an ability to work efficiently, accurately and effectively under pressure, and ability to complete and prioritize tasks in a timely manner. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in staff supervision and recruitment, and customer service. The ability to communicate with respect and diplomacy across all levels of business is essential to this position. Maintaining knowledge of current ticketing trends in entertainment industry is an essential element to this position.
Music Manager (Barnes & Noble – NYC)
Job summary: As a Music Manager, you are responsible for the daily operations of the Music/DVD Department, ensuring that they are consistent with our bookselling culture, world-class customer service focus, digital initiatives, and operating and merchandising standards. You assist with interviews and in the development and evaluation of music sellers. You foster an employee-centric environment and focus the team on maximizing sales and productivity.
Sr. Manager, Strategic Partnerships (Pandora – Oakland)
Job summary: The Sr. Manager, Strategic Partnerships is a key member of the Strategic Partnerships team within the Brand Marketing department. This role will be responsible for creating relationships and programs with brands that put Pandora in new categories and conversations and enhance our brand equity with specific audiences. Reporting to the Director, Strategic Partnerships within the Brand Marketing organization, this person will execute brand partnership projects from initial evaluation through completion, maintaining senior level marketing finesse and client management throughout the process.
Marketing Manager (Harmonix – Cambridge, MA)
Job summary: Reporting to the Vp Of Marketing, the Harmonix Marketing Manager will sit at the heart of marketing Harmonix products. As the central strategist and go to market expert for each product the Marketing Manager will be responsible for building and executing their marketing plan for their assigned titles.
Music Department Coordinator (George Washington University – Washington D.C.)
Job summary: The role of Department Coordinator is to organize, execute, and complete department needs. This includes scheduling, registration of students, the management and promotion of department events through email blasts, posters and program design. Additionally, this position works with prospective students, providing information about the department and the Presidential Scholarship in the Arts which includes coordinating the scholarship applicants and audition weekend.
Product Owner, Notifications and Marketing Automation (Spotify – NYC)
Job summary: Spotify is creating the world’s most personalized music service, and the way we communicate to listeners is an integral part of that goal. In support of this mission, we’re hiring a Product Owner for our marketing automation and notifications platform. The objective is to reach the right user with the right message at the right time, helping them discover music or enjoy a great listening session.
Marketing Director (Sony Music – Nashville)
Job summary: Provide key input into development of strategic and tactical marketing campaigns. Serve as project manager. Communicate with artist management. Provide budget oversight. Evaluate effectiveness of campaign
Festival Specialist (Red Bull – Atlanta)
Job summary: The Festival Specialist is responsible for assisting the Festival Manager in all aspects of their role’s business scope. This includes the development, management, production and success of all business unit (BU) sponsored music festivals; as well as assisting cross-functionally with On-Premise Marketing on large scale and big moment activations. The ideal candidate should be passionate about live event production, experiential marketing, festivals and both the nightlife & music scenes. This position will operate cross functionally with On-Premise Marketing/Sales, Culture Marketing, Operations, Activations, Consumer Collecting, Brand, Key Accounts and outside vendors to drive Red Bull’s relevance within the festival landscape. The Festival Specialist will ensure quality event execution at larger A-Top festivals/image building events as well as leading the development and on-site execution of select A-Image and A-Volume festivals/events including multi-city tours.
Digital Advertising Coordinator (Orchard – NYC)
Job summary: The Orchard seeks an enthusiastic individual for the Digital Advertising Department with a passion for music, film, video, and other media. This passion must be personal, but also exist as an academic interest in how these media are positioned within culture. To continue to advance our groundbreaking services to clients and owned/operated properties, You will report directly to the Director of Digital Advertising.
Event Crew/Activation Specialist (CMG Miami Radio – Miami)
Job summary: Cox Media Group – Miami Radio has two part times positions for an Event Crew/Activation Specialist. Are you pursuing a career in Communications, Media, and/or Marketing? We are looking for outgoing, hard working and creative individuals to join our Marketing/ Promotions team. Responsibilities include working on location at radio station events, live broadcasts, interacting with listeners, social media activation and clerical duties. Knowledge in video recording, editing and Photoshop are a plus. Ideal candidate is energetic, efficient and capable of multi-tasking in a lively fast paced environment. We are seeking a highly results oriented and talented individual with a passion for original entertainment to join our growing marketing team. The right candidate will be a team player who takes initiative with excellent written and verbal communication skills. All employees are expected to bring a positive attitude to the work place and be cheerful, cooperative and productive and to perform other such duties as may be required for the efficient operations of the stations.