Music Industry Job Board (5/1/16)

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:

Marketing Coordinator, Promotions & Partnerships (LA Philharminoic – Los Angeles) 

Job summary: Assist Marketing Manager, Partnerships and Promotions with planning, execution and tracking of promotional programs for both Walt Disney Concert Hall and Hollywood Bowl seasons.

Copywriter (EMP Museum – Seattle)

Job summary: The Copywriter develops, writes, edits, and proofreads content for EMP’s marketing collateral, press materials, website, and other communications as needed. Our ideal candidate is a writer who is enthusiastic about popular culture and devoted to crafting smart, creative, engaging copy that resonates with readers. This position will work cross-functionally with EMP’s creative, marketing, curatorial, education, and advancement teams.

Account Director (Spotify – Los Angeles) 

Job summary: We are looking for an outstanding Ad Sales Account Director to join our team in Los Angeles. 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.

A&R and Production Assistant (Eropium – Detroit) 

Job summary: Our client is seeking a steady, punctual, and sharp A&R and Production Assistant for Musicians/Artists – articulate, thoughtful and tactfully persistent – to join its team. Perks include the opportunity to deepen your experience and resume with several high visibility projects, work with well-established independent creators and businesses, get free tickets to live music and arts events and access to Microsoft Office 365 and Adobe Creative Cloud, and more. A monetary stipend or commission will also be available for individual client-initiated projects.Otherwise, this role is unpaid.

Assistant, Music Touring (CAA – Los Angeles) 

Job summary: The assistant will provide support in our music touring department. The ideal candidate should be motivated, quick-thinking and open to working in an environment where he/she is capable of performing administrative tasks. The individual should be flexible, highly organized and have the ability to multi-task. Administrative duties include heavy phones, coordinating meetings and schedules, preparing expense reports, producing correspondence, special projects and personal assistance as needed. The ability to work unexpected frequent overtime is required.

Marketing Director (Chicago Music Exchange – Chicago) 

Job summary: This is a leadership position to oversee a large and rapidly growing product inventory at the world’s finest musical instruments with an amazing team of marketing individuals. This is a role driven by results, with significant opportunity for upside. “Potential is Interesting, Results are Everything.”

Sound Board Operator (Guthrie Theater – Minneapolis) 

Job summary: The Sound Board Operator is responsible for mixing and running sound for Guthrie productions and events. Mix and operate sound for Guthrie productions and events to ensure consistently high production values.

Account Director (Spotify – San Francisco)

Job summary: We are looking for an outstanding Ad Sales Account Director to join our team in San Francisco.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.

Music Hall Supervisor (House Of Blues – Dallas)

Job summary: Supporting the Director of Music Hall Operations and Music Hall Manager with all day-to-day operations and overall business conditions for a given shift

Account Executive (WAMU 88.5 – Washington DC)

Job summary: You will be expected to grow revenue through the sale of radio sponsorship messages, digital media and events. By utilizing a consultative sales approach you will make cold-calls to decision makers at local businesses, meet with them to understand their marketing needs and develop proposals that offer marketing solutions to help them grow their businesses. This is a full cycle sales position in that you will prospect, conduct needs assessments, create and present proposals, close the deal, write copy and service the account.

Account Strategist (Pandora – Santa Monica)

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 and campaign specialists to build strategic media partnerships while providing a high level of client service for assigned Advertisers, Agencies and internal Clients. This position involves sales and client support, project management, execution and reporting.

Office Assistant / Music Coordinator (Inaudible Productions – Sherman Oaks, CA)

Job summary: We are seeking an Office Assistant/Music Coordinator to join our small but very busy company. This position will work closely with and be an integral part of the team. The successful candidate will be a sharp, professional and responsible individual who is self-motivated and able to multi-task several projects at a time. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to broaden their entertainment experience where the fields of Music, Film and Television overlap. In this role, your responsibilities will include managing meeting schedules, answering phones, travel coordination, handling incoming/outgoing mail, creating excel spreadsheets, simple website and database management, general filing, managing billing, expense tracking, organizing/duplicating CD/DVDs, interoffice distribution, equipment maintenance, working with the building management and IT teams to resolve technical issues, maintaining office supplies and other various tasks.

Account Manager, New Media Licensing (ASCAP – New York City)

Job summary: The New Media Licensing Account Manager is responsible for effectively executing team strategies that are aligned with overall organizational goals. Such strategies are centered on licensing (negotiation, account management), operations (systems, work-­flows) and new business development (growth/improvement opportunities). To fulfill responsibilities and achieve goals, the Account Manager will work closely with his/her teammates, Vice President-­Licensing, Director-­New Media Licensing, Analyst-­New Media Licensing and numerous other individuals and teams throughout the organization, most notably Broadcast and General Licensing, Business & Legal Affairs, Information Systems and Revenue Accounting.

Repertory Representative (ASCAP – New York)

Job summary: In an effort to provide superior service to our internal and external customers, the Repertory Representative is responsible for the analysis, research, reconciliation and maintenance of the ASCAP repertory. As a result, ASCAP members and foreign affiliated parties are payable with each quarterly distribution.

Associate Vendor Manager – Digital Music (Amazon – Seattle)

Job summary: Help create the future of digital music with Amazon! We are looking for a smart, motivated, analytical professional to support the Vendor Management team for Amazon Digital Music. The individual in this role will be a primary point-of-contact with music labels, as well as a central part of the day-to-day business operations of the Vendor Management team.

Customer Success Manager (EventBrite – Nashville)

Job summary: The Account Management Team builds and maintains customer relationships with a focus on support, engagement, and growth. At Eventbrite, we believe that innovative technology and a customer-centric mindset are key elements to building a successful business and creating world-class customer experiences. Our dedicated, sharp, and creative Account Management Team works with our largest and highest value customers to ensure that they are fully leveraging our platform and have the knowledge, training, and support they need to exceed their business goals. The team works together and cross-functionally to create exceptional experiences for our customers, and ensure the longevity of our most valuable partnerships.

Senior Manager, Sales Marketing (Pandora – NYC)

Job summary: Pandora is looking for a Sr Manager, Sales Marketing in our Oakland office who exemplifies the Pandora principles of self-motivation, passion, collaboration, and experience. If you wield excellent marketing, relationship building, multitasking skills, and an intelligent strategic lens, this role is for you. As a Sr Manager, Sales Marketing, you will own the marketing strategy to drive revenue for our key vertical Financial and Political, including creating sales materials, executing B2B marketing, and leveraging current ad products.  Because we are in a fast-paced, growing business, you may be required to pitch in and lead additional projects beyond Financial as those opportunities arise.

Administrative Assistant, Tour Marketing (Sony – NYC)

Job summary: The Administrative Assistant, Touring & Marketing Planning will work with Tour Marketing and Marketing Planning team, who oversee the planning, budgeting and travel for tours, promotional events and live performances for artists of Epic Records.

Marketing Writer (Apple – Santa Clara Valley, California)

Job summary: Marketing writer to partner with Design, Editorial & Retail creatives to create innovative, engaging and original copy around cross-functional initiatives for iTunes, Apple Music, the App Store, and iBooks.

Email Marketing Manager (ArtistWorks – Napa, CA)

Job summary: As our Email Marketing Manager you will work with production, technology, and marketing peers in Napa, California to develop and execute opt-in and revenue generating programs for ArtistWorks online music instruction. Your primary responsibility will be the creation and management of email campaigns within the Hubspot platform that drive first-time conversion and retention of our customers over time. We’d like to have you work in the Napa office/studio as frequently as possible – team collaboration is key to our success.

Administrative Assistant, Booking Department (Columbia Artists Management – NYC)

Job summary: CAMI seeks career-minded individuals, with a passion for the performing arts, to fill an administrative assistant position in our Booking Office. Prior administrative experience is essential, as well as a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree relating to the field.

Executive Assistant (Velvet Hammer – Los Angeles)

Job summary: The Executive Assistant will report to the CEO, and general duties include: assisting CEO and other Executives with day to day tasks, handling both personal and business day-to-day needs, maintenance/management of office space and occasionally the CEO’s home, assisting with office administration and third parties, organization of personal and company travel arrangements, etc.

Marketing Coordinator (Altpress – 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 or willing to move. 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).

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.

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.

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.