Music Industry Job Board (3/20/16)

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 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:

Event Manager (Varsity Theater – Minneapolis) 

Job summary:  Prepare BEOs, scheduling staff, prepare areas in the restaurant and theater, and resolve any issues, complaints, and/or problems to ensure quality product delivery and customer satisfaction. And above all else, make events of a lifetime sincerely remarkable and heartfelt.

Sales Account Executive (Mood Media – Denver) 

Job summary: Mood Media Denver is seeking one high energy and self-driven sales professionals to join their Team. Mood Media Denver suite of products include in store music, digital signage, on hold and in store marketing messages, satellite television, scent media, professional sound systems, paging, and drive-thru communication systems. This amazing suite of products is targeted to help its clients communicate with their customers, enhance the clients’ brand and drive incremental sales at the point-of-purchase.

Specialist, Columbia Promotion (Sony – Nashville) 

Job summary: As National Promotions Specialist for Columbia Nashville, you’ll maximize the effectiveness of the National Promotions staff who promote such artists as Kenny Chesney, Tyler Farr, Maren Morris, and Chase Rice to radio.

Marketing Manager (IndieU – Los Angeles) 

Job summary: We are looking for a marketing manager to become in charge of our rep network of college student across the nation. You will be assigned specific colleges to focus on, students to be in contact with on a regular basis, as well as goals that you will help your teams reach. You will be be involved in a variety of marketing initiatives and overall helping IndieU grow our user base within various college campuses.

Manager, Marketing Music (Netflix – Beverly Hills) 

Job summary: The Netflix marketing legal team is hiring a manager of music to help negotiate music licenses and advise internal marketing and PR teams on best music practices pertaining to their projects.You love everything music. You spend your free time searching the Internet for the next great artists, and nerding away on musicology. You know everyone in the industry; the record labels, the publishers, artists, managers, agents, unions, studios, networks, agencies, marketing teams, producers, post producers, editors, and directors.You have contacts for that obscure track from the 1970s and you’re ready with alternate tracks to suggest if it doesn’t clear. You think having several different licenses (synch, master, mechanical, etc.) for the same work makes complete sense and don’t think twice about a 7-way ownership split for a side of a song.

B-104 Social Media & Digital Marketing Sales (Martini Media – Oshkosh, WI) 

Job summary: We are looking for energetic associates with a proven track record of sales and customer service success to promote and sell Facebook and Website based marketing solutions to local advertisers in the Fox Valley. 

Account Manager (Vevo – Chicago)

Job summary: The Account Manager is a position centered on client services and is one where strategic planning and execution is a primary function. The Account Manager is a critical role in delivering best-in-class service for Vevo’s advertising clients, while embodying Vevo’s mission both in and outside of the office. In partnership with the Account Coordinator and Account Executive, and in collaboration with the Marketing, Research & Operations teams, the Account Manager is responsible for ensuring successful delivery of all assigned campaigns, including original content, custom-built, high-impact and targeted media. The AM functions as the day-to-day point of contact for all existing accounts to address client questions and concerns, coordinate assets, analyze reports, provide strategic campaign related metrics and manage client expectations in a timely manner. As the primary overseer of Vevo’s on-going business, the Account Manager has to be proactive, communicative, detail oriented & maximize the performance of digital campaigns from receipt of IO through final delivery & billing.

VIP/Entertainment Travel Coordinator (Sony – Culver City)

Job summary: This individual will be responsible for providing exceptional customer support which will include domestic and international reservations to meet our VIP corporate & publicity travel needs. Position will require heavy telephone and proficient computer skills. Must have excellent customer service skills and ability to interact with all levels of travelers and vendors (airlines, hotels, limos, car rental, jet aviation companies, airport meet and greets). Will also provide backup/support to Jet Charter coordinator.

Music Website Project Manager (Docler Media – Hollywood)

Job summary: We are looking for a rockstar Web Project Manager to add to take the execution of our new live streaming video website to the next level. Ideally, we are looking for a candidate with several years experience in a similar role. You must also be a highly adaptable and motivated, and ready to meet any challenge. This is a position for a self-motivated “out-of-the-box” thinker, who can anticipate problems and troubleshoot solutions.

Account Director (Spotify – Detroit)

Job summary: We are looking for an outstanding Ad Sales Account Director to join our team in Detroit. We’re looking for someone with a proven record of revenue generation and a deep interest and passion for online media and innovation. We want someone who loves our product and knows how to sell creative solutions for clients and partners. You should be confident without ever being arrogant and you work hard, but know how to have fun. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

Account Executive (EventBrite – San Francisco)

Job summary: We’re looking for candidates who have 2-4 years of relevant industry experience in online ticketing, sales, talent management, and/or artist booking. Our ideal candidate has worked in the music industry in a growth-stage environment and has a track record of successfully delivering compelling presentations to all levels within a prospect account. Our next Account Executive is driven to raise the bar of success for the larger team, and knows what it takes to develop a successful partnerships in the industry. If you are smart, driven, and passionate about revolutionizing the ticketing industry, we want to hear from you.

Manager of Venue Sustainability (LiveNation – Los Angeles)

Job summary: We are seeking an experienced professional to monitor and identify means to improve Live Nation’s commitment to sustainability, initially through our US amphitheaters, with the goal of expanding sustainability programs and initiatives to all Live Nation venues and operations.

Marketing and Promotions Coordinator (Time Life – USA)

Job summary: The Marketing and Promotions Coordinator is responsible for assisting with all aspects of marketing, sales and logistics with respect to the live entertainment / cruise business

Client Relations Coordinator (LiveNation – NYC)

Job summary: The Client Relations Coordinator position will play a crucial role for Ticketmaster’s OnTour team, in the company’s continued evolution in the live entertainment industry. Ticketmaster’s OnTour team is the company’s artist facing department, tasked with building Ticketmaster’s relationships with the artist community, along with informing artists’ teams and acting as a resource to those teams to help them maximize ticket sales, marketing and drive incremental revenue throughout their tour cycle. The Client Relations coordinator will play a critical role in maintaining a solid foundation for the expanding OnTour team, and identifying potential areas of growth with both new and existing clients. The qualified candidate will have demonstrated an understanding of the live music industry.

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 solutions.

Publicity Assistant (Click Communications – Chicago)

Job summary: Click is an evolving Los Angeles-based communications firm that is seeking an energetic self-starter who works quickly and accurately, can meet tight deadlines and loves movies and/or TV. The ideal candidate would join the team as a Publicity Assistant in support of our Chicago-based PR Manager. This person will learn about various aspects of the entertainment industry as well as effective online publicity and marketing while assisting with the day-to-day operations of servicing our clients’ needs.

Product Marketing Manager – Beats by Dr. Dre (Apple – Culver City, CA)

Job summary: Beats is seeking an experienced Audio Product Marketing Manager for a full time role at our Culver City, CA location. This position will serve as a category expert and voice of the consumer. It will be the Product Marketing Manager’s responsibility to transform our innovative product assortment into a compelling narrative that inspires users. In addition, the position will also lead internal ‘Go to Market’ process to help bring innovative products to market in a holistic and consistent way. The ideal candidate will thrive in a cross-functional and collaborative environment and have deep understanding of Beats’s target market.

Live Events Marketing Coordinator (Ramsey – Brentwood, TN)

Job summary: Dave Ramsey’s organization is all about helping people and giving them hope. We are a group of energetic, motivated EntreLeaders who absolutely love what we do. We are on a mission to change the nation, and we are looking for other like-minded, high-quality people to join us.

Marketing Coordinator (Septien Entertainment Group – Dallas, TX)

Job summary: We are a full turn key artist development center that trains and launches talent and we MUST have an experienced social media team behind them. Right candidate must must must know WordPress, and experienced in the top 3 graphic software programs. If you are a team player and can work with a great innovative fast forward music company, come join!

Marketing Operations Assistant (Line 6 – Calabasas, CA)

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 highlevel of client service for assigned Advertisers, Agencies and internal Clients.

Event Logisitics Manager (House Of Blues – Boston)

Job summary: Responsible for the coordination and execution of all events conducted by the Sales Department

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.

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.