Music Industry Job Board (9/18/16)

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:

Producer (Tidal – NYC) 

Job summary: TIDAL is looking for New York City’s best producers to manage key company initiatives which include exclusive artist releases, multi-dimensional marketing programs and TIDAL X events and livestreams. Programs are multi-faceted in nature and require cross functional coordination. Ideal candidates will present the ability to breakdown work packages, assess level of effort, and choreograph a subsequent plan of attack. Producers are required to make crucial decisions, often under pressure, and therefore must exemplify a solutions-first approach. They are passionate about process, advocate for great ideas, and seek flawless delivery from start-to-finish. Tidal is seeking people at a variety of experience levels and all are welcome to apply.

Sales Coordinator, LA (Spotify – Los Angeles) 

Job summary: We are looking for a smart, ambitious, and hardworking Sales Coordinator to join our team based in the Los Angeles office. In this role, you will provide administrative support but also work on a variety of sales and marketing programs across teams in the West region. You will work closely with the Global Revenue Organization and report directly to the Vice President of Sales for the West Region.  

Associate Manager, Music (20th Century Fox – Los Angeles) 

Job summary: The Associate Manager, Music will assist Vice President of Music & Production full capacity. The Associate Music Manager of On-Air Promotion is responsible for the procurement and selection of popular and needle drop music, creative direction of original songs, organization and communication with all music production libraries, facilitating music licenses and clearances, developing data for music budgets and reporting of all promo music used for royalty distribution.

Marketing and Communications Manager (LOUD Technologies – Whitinsville, MA) 

Job summary: The Marketing and Communications Manager operates within LOUD’s Production and Installation Marketing team to manage the strategy and execution of all elements of customer-facing mass communication, including electronic and print media, social media and events (trade shows and demos). This position combines elements of creative (content generation), management (of the department) and strategic responsibilities that will drive the company’s appearance and message to the market.

Executive Assistant (WMG – NYC) 

Job summary: The Executive Assistant will assist the SVP, Global Digital Accounts and VP, Research & Analysis with day-to-day administration and supporting tasks related to the preparation and distribution of pertinent department tools & reports to the Sales & Marketing organization.

Marketing Coordinator (Universal – 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.

Digital Content/On-Air Talent (CBS Radio – Colton, CA) 

Job summary: ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Performing live broadcasts that are entertaining and informative.
  • Preparing and researching for broadcast.Protecting the station’s FCC license.
  • Monitoring the music and commercial logs for the airshift.
  • Ensuring that promotions and contests are executed properly.
  • Operating the control board and performing production work.
  • Making personal appearances at station events and remote broadcasts.
  • Create and maintain station(s) website content including email blasts, uploading and editing of audio and video for web use, blogging, loyalty programs, contests, etc.
  • Design new templates as needed using the content management systems utilized by CBS Radio.
  • …And more

Corporate Sponsorship Coordinator (LA Philharmonic – Los Angeles) 

Job summary: As an integral member of the Corporate Sponsorship team, the  will play an important role in the maintenance and fulfillment of LA Phil’s corporate program at the Hollywood Bowl and Walt Disney Concert Hall. 

International Marketing Manager (Sony Music – NYC) 

Job summary: The International Marketing team provides international exploitation services for all US based frontline labels within Sony Music USA.This role is a Manager Level position with a potential for Director Level depending on experience.  The candidate will be responsible for the development and execution of international marketing and promotion campaigns for Sony US repertoire.

Digital Marketing Manager (Pandora – Oakland, CA) 

Job summary: As a Digital Marketing Manager you will be part of the Growth and Retention marketing team at Pandora. You will work cross functionally internally and externally with our agency partners, media vendors, brand marketing and marketing analytics team as well as other internal stakeholders to bring our direct response programs to life. We are seeking an experienced candidate that knows performance marketing inside and out and can handle end to end program management including campaign strategy and ideation, tracking and deployment, and can provide campaign insights and results. This role will also include all ad ops responsibilities including trafficking and tracking of campaigns to ensure they meet internal KPI’s.

Director, Music (WMG – Burbank, CA) 

Job summary: Warner Bros. Television seeks a Director, Music for the TV Music department. To service the clearance and creative needs of the WBTV and WHTV shows, including song placement, acquisition of rights, fee negotiation, and hiring musicians and singers for scoring/recording sessions.  Negotiates music library blanket deals and provides back up on artist and writer waivers, Step-Out Agreements and Certificates of Authorship.

Digital Marketing Coordinator (Live Nation – NYC) 

Job summary: One of Live Nation joint ventures is seeking a Digital Marketing Coordinator who will support continued development and growth for a diverse roster of artists. Responsibilities will include supporting the digital marketing team, drafting social copy, executing promotional campaigns, designing and implementing creative marketing plans, securing digital retail merchandising, facilitating requests between partners, managers and artists and maintaining artist web and social platforms. This Coordinator will be responsible for shaping both digital strategy and the execution of plans, including social media publishing, on a daily basis.

Music Editor (Gracenote – Queensbury, NY) 

Job summary: We are presently looking for a Music Editor with knowledge of popular music for a temporary, short term assignment. You must be detail-oriented, self-motivated, and comfortable with technology, and able to maintain focus on tasks and deliverables under tight deadlines. 

Support Staff, Music (CAA – Nashville)

Job summary: CAA is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve in a support role within our Music Touring department, consisting of Country, CCM, Contemporary, and EDM music. The ideal candidates should be motivated, quick-thinking and open to working in a fast-paced environment while performing administrative tasks. The individual should be flexible, highly organized and have the ability to multi-task. This is a great opportunity to learn the music touring business, as the position can lead to other opportunities within the Music Touring department.

A&R Assistant (Warner Music Group – Los Angeles)

Job summary: he A&R Department operates as the primary source of talent scouting and record making within Warner Music Group.  It is A&R that allows us to locate and sign new talent and continue making records for currently signed artists.

Marketing Strategist (Loove Music – Brooklyn, NY)

Job summary: We are a Brooklyn based music startup, studio and production space. We’re building an app that will offer cultural institutions and artists a new set of tools for the distribution of good music. As one of those cultural institutions, we are also launching a label of our own.

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.

Artist Marketing Manager (Red Bull – Santa Monica, CA)

Job summary: Red Bull’s Artist Marketing department is a team of passionate, arts-driven creators and curators committed to inspiring artist development and innovation in music. The Artist Marketing Manager role at U.S. HQ is focused on artist- and industry-facing custom projects that develop and sustain the brand’s high volume of artist relationships. He/she is an excellent project manager first, an expert at converting creative ideas into realistic timelines with actionable tasks that deliver tangible results. Secondly, he/she is a creative manager with diverse music taste and a solid network of 1:1 music industry and artist relationships.

Coordinator, Warner Music Artist Services (WMG – NYC)

Job summary: The Coordinator, Warner Music Artist Services will assist the EVP, Warner Music Artist Services, and SVP, Warner Music Artist Services with day-to-day administration and supporting tasks.

Detailed Job Description/ Responsibilities:

  • Manage executive’s calendars, answering phones, schedule meetings, arrange conference calls, book travel including domestic & international flights, hotel, & transportation, and ordering supplies, etc.
  • Submit, track, & maintain travel and entertainment expenses.
  • Plan and coordinate both domestic & international team meetings.
  • Plan, coordinate and take notes of account and internal meetings.
  • Aide in the preparation and dissemination of business reviews, Spreadsheets, and ad hoc PowerPoint presentations.
  • Maintain highly confidential & sensitive information.
  • Support execution of various commercial and marketing initiatives as needed.
  • Responsible for vendor maintenance, processing invoice for payment, and reconciliation with Finance.
  • Other special projects as needed.

Chief Marketing Officer (Atlanta Symphony Orchestra)

Job summary: The Chief Marketing Officer will oversee all marketing, sales, communications, and customer service functions of the Atlanta Symphony and Atlanta Symphony Hall. In addition, the CMO is responsible for coordination of customer experience with the Woodruff Arts Center team. The CMO will report to the Executive Director, and will be charged with the following overall responsibilities:·      

  • Managing all Atlanta Symphony (ASO) earned revenue streams·       Developing and implementing strategies for earned revenue growth across the organization      
  • Overseeing ASO, SH, and ASO Presents (ASOP) brand and imaging in the community and worldwide      
  • Ensuring maximum net profit from ASO popular, special concert, and Chastain Park and Verizon Amphitheater programming
  • Coordination of ASO popular and ASOP programming
  • Overseeing all customer service functions

Audio Generalist (Magic Leap – Dania Beach, FL)

Job summary: A Magic Leap Audio Generalist  is a well-rounded professional capable of doing everything necessary to sonify an interactive experience. From working with producers and collaborators to conceptualizing the audio direction; recording and directing dialogue; conceiving and creating music; creating and gathering sound effects; and integrating it all into a realistic, effective and compelling interactive audio environment. The ideal candidate embraces the technical challenges that arise at the cutting edge of a new frontier in computing.

Sales Planner (Spotify – Seattle)

Job summary: We are looking for an outstanding Sales Planner that will join our US Ad Sales team in Seattle. You will be responsible for assisting the full sales cycle from pre-sales through campaign execution. You must be professional, organized and motivated as well as have the drive to succeed in a start-up environment. You will be a reliable support resource who can anticipate client and sales team needs. This role includes analysis, planning, research, project management and brainstorming. Above all, your work will impact the way the world experiences music.

Manager, Fan Engagement (Warner Music Group – Burbank, CA)

Job summary: The Manager Fan Engagement & Channel Management position exists to (i) ideate and implement artist specific social media, web, and direct to consumer initiatives on behalf of a designated roster of Warner Bros. Records’ artists and (ii) drive fan acquisition, engagement, and retention across all social media platforms.  The position will be the main artist contact for all digital fan engagement initiatives.

Additionally, the Manager Fan Engagement & Channel Management position will have a high degree of visibility across all company departments and will manage all aspects of specific WBR artists’ social media projects to ensure all details of the initiatives and goals are delivered in a timely and concise manner.  This person will manage timelines, budgets, content/product development, and marketing for the various platforms.

Label Assistant (RCA Inspiration – Franklin, TN)

Job summary: We are currently looking for someone who enjoys maintaining productive working relationships, servicing others and listening to gospel 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.