Music Industry Job Board (4/10/16)

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:

User Acquisition (Marketing) Associate – Backstage (Sonicbids – Brooklyn, NY) 

Job summary: At Backstage, we’re focused on providing the best career platform and marketplace to match actors and performers with talent seekers. The marketing team at Backstage is responsible for building brand awareness, focusing on growth and retaining our user base of performers. We are looking for a creative, technical, strategic and analytical marketing professional to join the team as our Marketing Associate. The role will report to the Vice President and Digital Director of Backstage and will work closely with product, marketing, engineering, and content teams across the business. You will be tasked with demand generation, traffic growth, strategic partnerships and conversion optimization using inbound and outbound marketing tactics. You will set up and use comprehensive analytics to support your strategy and execution of user growth. As a company we really value problem solvers and being able to learn a new technical skill (in a day).

Marketing Strategist (Loove Music – Brooklyn, NY) 

Job summary: We’re looking for someone to spearhead our marketing strategy.
That someone is philosophical about messaging and analytical about results.
Cares deeply about music and the people who make it. Is passionate about technology, can keep up with the speed of innovation. Wants to be a part of something positive, and can infect others with their excitement about it. 

Assistant, Speakers Department (CAA – Los Angeles) 

Job summary: The assistant will provide support in our speakers department. Administrative duties include handling phones, coordinating meetings and schedules, drafting contracts, light accounting task.

Tour Marketing Coordinator (LiveNation – NYC) 

Job summary: Live Nation is looking for an energetic, strategic thinker to join the national tour marketing team in Los Angeles. 

Marketing and Promotions Coordinator (MGP Live – NYC) 

Job summary: Assist the team with the production-related requirements of the show. Develop ideas to drive ticket sales. Create forecasting simulations for planned events. Legal – Basic understanding of contracts. Coordinating with venues for avails, ticketing set up, etc. Work closely with the marketing, promotion and events team to assist in day to day coordination of activities on social media, print, email, publicity, etc

Social Media Analyst (Tory Burch – NYC) 

Job summary: The Social Media Analyst is responsible for discovering, analyzing and presenting insights related to the Tory Burch social media footprint and brand sentiment.  This individual will prepare reports and findings that drive action with respect to social media efforts.  He/she will help identify and track the success metrics, benchmarks and KPIs that measure our social media effectiveness. 

E-Commerce Marketing Assistant (Musicnotes – Madison, WI) 

Job summary: Join us in being a part of the global music community by shaping the delivery and experience of digital sheet music! The e-Commerce Marketing Assistant will assist in the management of Musicnotes’ online and offline marketing initiatives, including updating on-site merchandise links, managing customer product reviews, editing and testing marketing e-mails.

Administrative Assistant (UMG – Santa Monica, CA) 

Job summary: Universal Music Group is currently looking for an Assistant to support the CFO / EVP, Business Development of Interscope Records. The ideal candidate will have experience supporting at the SVP level or higher, and have great judgment with discretion and confidentiality. This exciting role requires superior attention to detail, great organizational skills, the ability to meet tight deadlines, and to juggle multiple critical requests. A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information, and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the company is important. Must be very efficient and highly attuned to the smallest of details, as well as being able to multi-task and working on tight deadlines in a high pressure environment is crucial. No task is too small and no challenge too great. A “can-do” attitude is essential.

Production Manager & House Audio Engineer (South Shore Music Circus – Cohasset, MA)

The South Shore Music Circus, located in Cohasset, MA, is accepting applications for the position of Production Manager and House Audio Engineer. The South Shore Music Circus is a 2,250 seat theater that presents live concerts, world-class artists, comedy performances continuously for over 62 years.

Marketing and Development Assistant (Stanford Jazz Workshop – San Francisco, CA)

Job summary: Stanford Jazz Workshop (SJW) is seeking a full-time Development and Marketing Assistant to support the Development and Marketing departments. SJW is a 44-year-old independent nonprofit organization providing jazz education programs and producing the annual Stanford Jazz Festival in June through early August. Working primarily out of our San Francisco office (Inner Sunset) and seasonally on the campus of Stanford University, this position is under the joint supervision of the Development and Marketing Directors.

Engagement Marketing Manager (Spotify – NYC)

Job summary: Spotify is looking for a marketer with strong quant skills to join the Global Product & Performance Marketing team. The Engagement Marketing Manager will be responsible for improving how we convert newly registered users into active, loyal advocates of Spotify. With Spotify’s spectacular growth, this role has the opportunity to shape the music experience for millions of customers, with clear accountability and credit for results.

Motown Gospel Digital Marketing Specialist (Capitol Christian Music Group – Nashville, TN)

Job summary: The Digital Marketing Specialist supports the development of digital marketing promotions and is responsible for facilitating the implementation of market strategies and the coordination of digital marketing activities.

Product Operations Associate – On-Demand Content (TuneIn – San Francisco)

Job summary: TuneIn is seeking a Product Operations Associate with a passion for audio content, operations experience and a mind for metrics-based decision-making. This individual will manage operations and product improvements surrounding our on-demand content, which includes podcasts, audiobooks and on- demand sports content.

Digital Marketing Manager (MakeMusic – Boulder, CO)

Job summary: The goals of the MakeMusic Marketing team are pretty simple: create awareness of our products, drive eyeballs to our websites and generate leads for our sales team. But how we go about achieving those goals is anything but simple. We are data driven, content based and focused on the lifetime value of our customers.

Administrator, Content Licensing (Warner Bros – Burbank, CA)

Job summary: Warner Bros. Distributing Inc. seeks an Administrator, Content Licensing for the Marketing Services department. Focuses on support of audiovisual content credits and clearances.

Director, Whitney Center for the Arts (Sheridan, WY)

Job summary: The Director will support the faculty to facilitate the programming of the Whitney Center for the Arts to ensure it meets the mission and vision. The Director is responsible for all managerial activity associated with the WCA academic visual and performing arts programs and events. The Director will develop the WCA’s annual budget, supervise student employees and schedule maintenance. The Director in conjunction with faculty develops and maintains a calendar of college performances, exhibitions, and events.

Sales Coordinator (APM Music – Los Angeles)

Job summary: Responsible for increasing Corporate Sales Team revenue by providing proactive support related to prospecting, lead generation, market research, and administrative tasks.

Vinyl Record Content Curator (VNYL – El Segundo, CA)

Job summary: If you have a passion for the music industry, vinyl records, an impressive mental database, and can #hashtag any record without even having to think twice, then let’s talk! This is a great opportunity to be a part of a growing start-up with a growing user-base.

Music Industry Promotions Project Manager (Swoon – Santa Monica, CA)

Job summary: Responsible for multiple aspects of artist and label consumer marketing programs. Responsibilities include creating marketing plans, developing content calendar, drive fan acquisition strategy and project manage campaigns around digital consumer marketing initiatives. Lead, develop, manage and execute email marketing programs and effectively communicate to relevant marketing parties during ideation and execution. Tasks also include, generating reports, copy writing and providing email design direction for each project, developing segmentation strategies while leveraging relevant first party data for re-targeting and personalized email content to drive message to fans.

Music Coordinator – (McCann NY – NYC)

Job summary: The Music Coordinator works closely with the Business Affairs team to coordinate various music and talent production projects, along with other administrative duties. They work closely with the other disciplines in delivering and exceeding client expectations.

Marketing Asset Coordinator (Marvel Studios – Burbank, CA)

Job summary: The Marketing Asset Coordinator will assist in managing the workflow of files and communication between Creative, Graphic and Sound vendors and Marvel Studio’s Filmmakers, Editorial and VFX departments. This requires coordination of multiple titles, projects, sources, locations and distribution methods. The position requires great attention to detail, strong communication skills.

Conversion Associate, email (Spotify – NYC)

Job summary: We are seeking a Conversion Associate who owns, lives and breathes customer conversion. You will help strategize, develop and execute Spotify’s conversion strategies through email. You are data- driven, creative and can execute fast and flawlessly. You are a self starter and also an excellent collaborator and you are constantly looking for ways to strengthen your conversion marketing strategies. Your goal is to cultivate long lasting relationships with our users.  

Email Developer/Marketing Manager (Live Nation – Beverly Hills, CA)

Job summary: Email Developer – Marketing Manager will play a pivotal role in managing a robust suite of fan transactional, relationship and marketing communications for Live Nation. The team’s goal is to inform fans of live music about the shows that match their interests and inspire them to check out new artists. Critical to this is ensuring that every email delivered provides a rich and engaging experience

Executive Assistant (Hopeless Records – Los Angeles)

Job summary: Do you think you have what it takes to be part of Hopeless Records? We are looking for a new person to add to our growing team and it could be you! If you love our bands and feel like we would be crazy to not hire you, then please get in touch right away. You will be doing anything you can to help Hopeless Records and our artists while upholding our company principles. More specifically your role will be focused on the following.Support of day to day activities of executive team including coordinating meetings, handling follow-up communication, expense reports, travel, basic research, etc.Handle basic office functions including greeting guests, answering phones, and ordering supplies.Provide professional and personal support for the company President including local transportation.Coordination of company meetings/offsite events and attend and provide support at shows and festivals.

Artist Relations Manager (Phenomenal Music Group – Orlando)

Job summary: The job of an Artist Relations Manager is to make sure the Recording Artist is satisfied in working within Phenomenal Music Group. To do this, the Artist Relations Manager provide services to the Recording Artists under him/her and performs various tasks to ensure the Recording Artist(s) know that they are a valuable assets of the company. Phenomenal Music Group rewards Artist Relations Managers in several ways, particularly if an Recording Artist of the Label attains a Gold or Platinum Record.

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.

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.