Music Industry Job Board (8/14/16)

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 (Guitar Center – Frederick, Maryland) 

Job summary: The Project Specialist will assist in the financial management of the marketing departmental budget; in the implementation of the national and regional events; and in the execution of marketing initiatives. This person is responsible for maintaining and updating the marketing budget database with the applicable expenditures. This person is responsible for coordinating logistics, securing our registration to national conventions exhibits, and managing vendor relations. This person also assists in the execution of marketing initiatives for these events. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Program Director (iHeartMedia – Madison, AL) 

Job summary: Leads all aspects of radio station’s on-air experience in a leadership and operations role, responsible for talent, content, programming, and online presence.

On-Air Talent (Townsquare Media – Tuscaloosa, AL) 

Job summary: Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa, AL includes well-known brands like B101.7, 95.3 The Bear, Tide 99.1, and 92.9 WTUG. Townsquare Media Tuscaloosa, AL has a rare opportunity to join our on-air lineup. If you have an outgoing personality and enjoy entertaining we want to talk with you! Applicants must be social media savvy, regularly contribute content to the station’s website and YouTube channel, and the successful candidate must be able to connect and engage with the station’s target audience by keeping up with relevant trends and pop culture. This person wants to be in Tuscaloosa, and is eager to build relationships and value in our community. This person also wants to be a part of a successful and growing radio company who highly values our brands, our talent and our family of employees. We take great pride in winning with radio, digital and live events.

Administrator, Call Center Operations (BMI – Nashville) 

Job summary: Responsible for the daily administration of the call center technology, planning and implementing call center and workforce strategies and improving systems and processes. Essential Functions:

  • Maintains and improves call center operations by monitoring system performance, identifying and resolving problems, and providing call and agent audits/analysis.
  • Assists in managing a blended call environment; including, but not limited to, creating and loading campaign lists, managing system performance, user set-ups, creating IVR’s, and monitoring adherence to pre-set call center parameters.
  • As directed, works in conjunction with the department leadership and IT to limit dialer down time; perform system restarts and testing following an outage, planned or not, system upgrade or any other dialer affiliated system need.
  • Supports monthly and daily workforce and contact center forecasting.

93.1 JACK FM Promotions Assistant (CBS Radio – Los Angeles) 

Job summary: Are you pursuing a career in Communications, Media, and/or Marketing? JACK is looking for reliable, hard-working, outgoing, creative individuals to join the JACK Promotions Department. Responsibilities include assisting with the daily operations of the JACK Promotions department including, but not limited to:

  • Planning and organizing events
  • Contest fulfillment
  • Listener interaction
  • Website development
  • Driving station vehicles
  • On-site execution
  • General office duties

Senior Sales Associate (Guitar Center – Orlando, FL) 

Job summary: Retail Sales Associates are responsible for consistently achieving individual sales goals to support the store’’s sales and profit objectives, while providing superior customer service. Major responsibilities of the position are listed below. To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to execute each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties, assignments and specific projects may be assigned at the discretion of management. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Sr. Manager, Subscriptions (Pandora – Oakland) 

Job summary: Pandora is looking for a Sr. Manager within the Subscription team to help lead the business strategy across internal Marketing and Product teams and our external channel partners. This analytical all-star will report to the Vice President of Subscription and be at the forefront of Pandora’s exciting new Subscription growth strategy.

Artist Management Assistant (Ineffable Music Group – Emeryville, CA) 

Job summary: Ineffable Music is looking for a detail oriented, organized artist management assistant whose work ethic matches their love of music. We are a small company with a start up vibe and a family atmosphere. We are looking for a team player and out of the box thinker, who is ready to grow and innovate.

Director of Fund Development (Motown Museum – Detroit) 

Job summary: Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Director of Fund Development will cultivate and solicit private contributions and investment to the Motown Museum from annual fund giving, major and principal gifts, either outright or through deferred giving, effective donor stewardship, membership and event management.The ideal candidate will have at least five years successful fundraising experience and an aptitude to lead a development team through strategic, visionary leadership. The successful professional will be a creative, enthusiastic team member with the ability to clearly communicate the mission and values of the Motown Museum. Professionals who would be fulfilled by working for a dynamic organization that is passionate about preserving and growing the iconic Motown brand should consider a career at The Motown Museum.

Account Executive – Music Licensing (Los Angeles) 

Job summary: The Account Executive is responsible for increasing revenue and market share by effectively managing relationships, developing new business opportunities, and increasing music licensing with clients and prospects within television and film markets. Individuals will have the support of sales and account coordinators to provide full service infrastructure.

Copyright Analyst (Sony/Columbia – NYC) 

Job summary: The Columbia/Epic Analyst will work as part of the Copyright team at Sony Music to ensure that the wide range of copyright issues related to products released by the Columbia, Epic and other labels as required are addressed in an effective and timely manner. The Analyst will be responsible for assigned releases, coordinating with several parties inside and outside of SME to obtain and properly assess the information necessary to clear rights with publishers and pay them accordingly as required.

Office Manager (Loove Music – Brooklyn) 

Job summary: Brooklyn based startup building a new fair-trade marketplace for media projects seeks an articulate and organized Office Manager to support a range of office activities. The Office Manager will be a driving force in keeping our office running and will be asked to be in charge of an ever changing range of projects. The candidate should be proactive, observant, detail-oriented and demonstrate a spirit of thoughtful accountability and leadership that matches our energetic, fast-moving developing business.

Business Development Manager (Redwood City) 

Job summary: Shazam is looking for a Business Development Manager to come and weave some magic across the media and technology world. If you have a proven track record in sales and/or account management, great people skills and a passion for making great things deals happen with Shazam and partners, come and talk to us.To thrive in this role, you will love variety, work independently, communicate well and be super organized. Experience of working with digital media within an entertainment, broadcasting or publishing sphere is essential. The right candidate will have ability to oversee complex deals, negotiate and execute new business within a range of exciting new sectors. 

Programming Manager (Kimmel Center – Philadelphia) 

Job summary: The Programming Manager is responsible for booking and/or producing shows, events, and programs that meet the organization’s artistic, financial, and audience goals within the venues on the campus of the Kimmel Center of the Performing Arts. This position will also work with the Artistic Director on booking and/or producing free programming, family shows, the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, among others. The Programming Manager assists with all department functions and management of department budgets.

Manager, Business Intelligence (ASCAP – NYC) 

Job summary: As a key member of Data Strategy you will collaborate with product, strategy, data science and data visualization teams to build innovative products and capabilities. Reporting to the Director of Business Intelligence you will be a data analytics thought-leader in designing and developing innovative analysis that will allow internal users to make data-driven decisions faster than ever before. The Manager of Business Intelligence will also present highly technical analyses and recommendations to senior executives. 

Sr Label Relations Manager (Amazon – Seattle) 

Job summary: Amazon Music is fast becoming one of the major global players in digital music. We are changing the way customer enjoy music through Amazon Prime. This team is responsible for innovating on the content in the service and managing strong relationships with our external Music partners. As a Sr. Label Relations Manager, you will partner with our key label partners to provide the best music experience for our customers. Label Relations own the existing music relationships, drive collaborative efforts internally and externally around content launches, events, and promotions, and negotiate business terms to drive healthy margins. Label Relations Managers work closely with Marketing, Merchandising, Content Acquisition, Operations, and International teams. 

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.