Music Industry Job Board (5/15/16)

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:

Business Development Manager (Spotify – NYC) 

Job summary: Spotify’s Global Business Development team develops strategic relationships with partners to distribute and promote our service and discover new business lines. You’ll help shape and launch these partnerships, by working with both external and internal stakeholders, including the rest of the business development team, operations, marketing, ad sales, analytics, product, finance, and legal.

Digital Marketing Manager (LiveNation – Beverly Hills, CA) 

Job summary: The Digital Marketing Manager will lead the building and execution of multi-channel marketing programs for Live Nation U.S. Concerts’ Tours & Artists. This role is a key member of our team to help maximize awareness for our national tours, as well as support Live Nation Artists with targeted marketing campaigns to promote ticketing selling and promotional programs to support new music and special projects. Key areas of responsibility include all aspects of building, trafficking and executing targeted email + mobile + website based marketing programs. The manager will also play key role in evaluating campaign effectiveness & driving performance improvements.

E-Commerce Marketing Manager (Vans – Cypress, CA)

Job summary: As the Marketing Manager for the eCommerce team, you are a pro-active leader who excels at successfully collaborating with your cross-functional partners, internal and vendor based, to drive traffic to our site and improve the consumer experience. You will focus on strategy for your objectives while connecting with and establishing meaningful relationships with your peers. You will create detailed project proposals, and you are not afraid to get into the weeds. You will take this unique opportunity to use your analytical skills (#datanerd) and expertise in SEM to merge your innovative marketing and eCommerce skillset to create meaningful programs that reach our consumers. Your creative and strategic processes will drive and measure all eCommerce marketing efforts to successfully increase traffic, sales, and conversions.  You will develop your team and influence them to grow to their greatest potential. You and your team are an instrumental part of showcasing our culture of creative expression as well as our vision and values through imagery and impactful brand stories.

Music Account Executive (CBS Radio – Washington D.C.) 

Job summary: CBS Radio Washington, DC is looking for seasoned sales professionals to develop dynamic marketing campaigns for new and existing clients. The ideal candidate will be someone who can develop new client relationships through cold calling, networking and referrals from existing clients; have an innovative approach to client development and be a team player. This person will continually contact, develop and pursue direct advertising accounts for WPGC and WIAD (Music formats). These individuals are also held accountable for achieving sales budgets and collecting on the accounts. Candidates must have a positive attitude and a drive to win. Self-motivation is essential. If you’re interested in a position thriving in a highly energetic sales environment – this job is the opportunity for you!

Marketing Coordinator (66 Audio LLC – Culver City, CA) 

Job summary: 66 Audio is a fast-growing, successful startup working on exciting projects in the space where music and sports collide. We’re looking for a passionate person who’s eager to learn and excited to wear different hats. You’ll have the opportunity and freedom to do everything sports, audio and technology related, while bringing your own ideas to the table and executing them as a team. As a small startup company, there is a lot of room to move up and expand your role at 66 Audio based on performance. Risk is encouraged, your voice will be heard, and you’ll work intimately with a winning team to grow the future of a thriving consumer electronics brand – worldwide.

Coordinator, Digital Operations (Sony – NYC) 

Job summary: The Coordinator, Digital Operations will work closely with the Digital Operations and Digital Marketing & Sales departments to oversee video registration and distribution for all RED labels.

Talent Scout (O-Town Records – Orlando) 

Job summary: O-Town Music Group is seeking an Artist & Repertoire Manager. A&R Managers are creative people with good business skills and a solid understanding of the music marketplace. It is not enough to like the music, an A&R Manager needs an excellent knowledge of the contemporary music scene and to understand what sells.The main job is picking acts that will be successful and then working with the act to find the right producers and writers. The process is very much a nurturing one to ensure the band or solo artist impacts at the right time with the right material. Besides scouting for new artist the a&r manager also manages the current roster of artist. Duties include booking performances for artist, updating social media for artist,booking tv appearances and publicity for artist, booking recording studios for artist and much more.

Director of Marketing (Ryman Auditorium – Nashville) 

Job summary: Develop and implement short and long term strategies & plans to drive overall revenue and profitability; increase attendance at Ryman and Opry House concerts; encourage consumer, partner, artist and community engagement; grow Ryman brand.  Work with VP/GM to develop and implement special and proprietary projects and programming. Lead Ryman marketing and box office departments

Marketing Coordinator (Live Nation – San Francisco)

Job summary: As a junior member of the Live Nation Northern California marketing team, your job is to provide multiple levels of marketing support to the local marketing team. This is an ideal role for someone who wants to learn all aspects of the live music marketing world.

Account Strategist (Pandora – Santa Monica)

Job summary: Pandora is looking for an experienced Account Strategist who has a background in digital 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 within the Automotive vertical.

Marketing Associate (Sony – NYC)

Job summary: The Marketing Associate’s focus is frontline contact with clients and assisting the team in servicing the diverse needs of our professional music user clients. This involves contacting clients via email, telephone and in person on a day to day basis, and all other aspects of client relations.

Label Relations Representative, Apple Music (Apple – Culver City)

Job summary: Member of the Label Relations team, responsible for leading on the designated label partnership for Apple Music. Seeking a highly motivated individual responsible for all facets of the label partnership, maximizing sales, and driving customer engagement with key content release strategy across Apple Music and iTunes. A strong advocate for our label partners, with a major emphasis on delivering on editorial and business priorities for Apple Music. This role works cross-functionally to facilitate partner, business and operational needs with the ultimate goal of identifying and driving collective growth opportunities.

Marketing Coordinator (UMG – Hollywood)

Job summary: In this dynamic position, the Marketing Coordinator will serve as key component of the marketing team, acting as the administrative support point person for Capitol Music Group’s marketing department. The ideal candidate will possess strong administrative, organizational, and creative skills. Prior marketing and administrative experience in the music/entertainment field is required.

Music Data Journalist, Next Big Sound (Pandora – NYC)

Job summary: Pandora is seeking a Data Journalist, Next Big Sound to support our editorial efforts, curation and analysis of the Next Big Sound suite of charts. The role will be responsible for curation, analysis, and annotation of existing and future charts charts on a weekly basis. You will work closely with our editorial, PR, communication, and marketing teams to develop and publish articles based on chart analysis and data-driven research. You are familiar with statistics and data visualization, and comfortable communicating complicated concepts to any audience. You are excited to propose the stories and projects you believe have the highest impact and value for an audience at the intersection of music and data. In addition, familiarity with relevant programming languages such as Python and Javascript (D3.js) is desired, but more importantly you are a documented self-starter and eager to learn.

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.

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.