Music Industry Job Board (10/2/16)

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:

Box Office and Marketing Manager (Skyway Theatre – Minneapolis) 

Job summary: We are seeking a Box Office/Marketing Supervisor whose focus will be helping to create and execute multi venue marketing for a high volume hospitality company. The position will consist of planning and implementing marketing strategies for a nightclub, restaurant, event center and live venue, working to create a street team and grassroots team to be involved in local events and opportunities, and organizing and adhering to budgets. They will also be working event nights and helping secure the smooth operations of ticketing, in house marketing, and will work closely with our Lead Managers implementing marketing and promotional strategies to target clientele to the various concepts.

Marketing and Communications Manager (Heid Music – Appleton, WI) 

Job summary: The Marketing & Communications Manager is a key advocate and brand ambassador for Heid Music within the company and community. This position leads the Marketing team and the company to provide a consistent inspirational brand image and BRAVO customer service experience that supports the company and sales goals. The Marketing & Communications Manager is responsible for all activities related to the overall marketing/branding program for Heid Music including: Public Relations, Marketing Communication, Market Research, and Promotions. They will stay in tune with changes in the retail and music products environment to best serve the objectives of Heid Music. This position guides and directs the team regarding strategy, development, and execution of promotional plans. Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related field. A minimum of five years previous marketing experience is required, along with previous management experience. Knowledge of music products and instruments is preferred. Superior organizational and detail oriented skills are required.

Multimedia Account Manager (Salem Media Group – Minneapolis) 

Job summary: Salem Media Group- Twin Cities is in growth mode and we are looking for an experienced Multimedia Account Manager to sell our four (4) radio stations: AM 980 The Mission (Christian Teach/Talk), AM 1280 The Patriot (News/Talk), Business 1440 KYCR (Business News/Talk), and our brand new radio station, Wellness Radio 1570 KDIZ (Health/Wellness). We also offer our audience an all-digital station, (contemporary Christian music). A member of our multimedia marketing team is truly on the front-lines serving our loyal listeners and interacting each day with our local advertising partners.

Assistant (Sony – NYC) 

Job summary: The Assistant will provide administrative support to Disruptor Management, a Joint Venture with Sony Music Entertainment. Disruptor Management is the artist management division which continues on the philosophy of the label with a 24/7 meticulous dedication to career building, creating loyal fan bases, and strategic planning for commercial success.

Online Editor (Radio One – Indianapolis)

Job summary: The Online Editor facilitates the content objectives (i.e. developing and managing content) for Radio One’s music radio station websites in the market. The position is responsible for increasing the sites’ online traffic and engagement through the maintained programming of local, regional and national content, the management of internal and external content sources, implementation of various traffic driving products and by linking the stations’ on-air and off-line marketing and promotional activities to the sites. The position leads the development of local traffic driving strategies and executes strategies developed at the national level.

Product Marketing Manager (Sounds True – Louisville, CO)

Job summary: Sounds True, a growing multimedia publishing company specializing in personal growth, spirituality, and holistic living, seeks a full-time product marketing manager to join our Trade Sales and Marketing team. Our Trade Sales and Marketing team connects Sounds True books, audios, and music to a vibrant community of readers and listeners. We’re looking for someone with a love of books, a genuine interest in our content, and expertise in innovative marketing.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Collaborate with Trade Sales and Marketing team to create leading-edge marketing campaigns for book/audio/music products
  • Cultivate close working relationships with authors and artists to support their marketing needs from acquisition through publication and beyond
  • Plan, develop, execute, and evaluate product marketing campaigns in both traditional and emerging channels
  • Deliver know-how in digital marketing trends and best practices
  • Continually research core markets and industry developments to establish clear, unique branding vision for each product
  • Collect and analyze sales and marketing metrics to forecast opportunities and challenges

Content Marketing Manager (Complex – NYC) 

Job summary: Complex ( is seeking a talented Content Marketing Manager to join our Audience Development team and develop highly creative marketing plans impacting an enormous global audience. The Content Marketing Manager’s work will help promote a wide range of Complex Media’s programming content.The ideal candidate should demonstrate fresh thinking and creative, cutting-edge work that stands out from the clutter. 

Global Head of Music Partnerships (DailyMotion – NYC) 

Job summary: As one of the leading websites for sharing videos, Dailymotion attracts over 130 million unique monthly visitors and streams 3.5 billion videos views worldwide every month offering the best content from independent content creators to premium partners, being the 35Th website worldwide. With 35 localized versions in 18 different languages, our mission is to provide the best possible entertainment experience for users and the best marketing opportunities for advertisers, while respecting content protection.


  • Within the Content & MarketingTeam, your goal will be to manage Music at a global level for Dailymotion.
  • Work closely with the content and marketing teams at a local level. Your expertise will help facilitate partner relations and ensure artist and label promotional activities when relevant.
  • Be conscious of what makes a great video experience for music fans. Your product insights will help the product team fashion an unbeatable user experience for this key content vertical. Your goal will be to manage at the global level the Music vertical on Dailymotion.
  • You’ll be responsible for signing deals with major-key music companies and/or independent music labels, enabling them to syndicate their content on Dailymotion and/or use Dailymotion video player on their digital properties. You will be directly responsible for strategic partner relations with all major-key companies.

Marketing Manager (AEG Live – San Francisco) 

Job summary: The Manager Marketing is responsible for all marketing assets for shows on calendar. This position will work in conjunction with artist management, Radio/TV, and marketing team to create and develop an effective marketing plan that will reach the correct demographic and target customers appropriate for each show. The Marketing Manager will develop graphic content used to inform the general public of shows for the purpose of gaining ticket sales. This position will also be responsible for maintaining and tracking budgets to make sure funds are allocated correctly. The Marketing Manager will oversee social media accounts and ensure they are up to date with engaging material. This position will create and maintain high level partnerships with digital companies and execute and monitor paid campaigns. Additionally, the Digital Marketing Manager will design, build and maintain social media presence and ensure that they are implementing current trends and promotions. 

Creative Operations Manager (Ogilvy – Denver) 

Job summary: The Creative Operations Manager works collaboratively with all internal departments, helping to coordinate and allocate creative staff in conjunction with client creative lead and the ECD, monitoring workloads,managing external digital talent, managing 3rd party vendor resources, and owning and initiating internal process initiatives regarding workflow, creative department processes, etc., that ensure increased collaboration, efficiency and effectiveness and seamless delivery for our clients wide ranging projects. Has a deep understanding of technology production and the processes to deliver interactive and web. As a critical liaison between senior management, account and creative department, builds strong relationships and inspires excellent communication and teamwork among both the account and creative staff. Builds successful relationships with external resources – freelancers and vendors – and facilitates account and creative team members to develop and nurture relationships with these critical resources as well. The Creative Operations Manager is responsible for building a deep understanding of Leopard capabilities and offerings, internal creative talent, overall process and how Leopard works with external resources and vendors. With that knowledge, assigns or actively engages in assigning appropriate talent and assembles strong teams for successful delivery of client projects. As a senior member of the creative team, looked to help build and maintain an efficient and engaging work environment, problem solve to remove roadblocks and lead initiatives in process and efficiency improvements. Reports to Executive Creative Director.

Sales Associate (On Vinyl Media Group, LLC – Austin, TX)

Job summary: We are looking for a results driven Sales Associate to be responsible for all sales activities and sales associate job duties, from lead generation through to close. The successful candidate will be able to elevate company standards, achieve sales goals and meet clients expectations.The position has a 100% commission-based pay structure with earning potential in the first year at around $50k-60k.

Director of Marketing Strategy (Tidal – NYC)

Job summary: This role will shape TIDAL’s marketing strategy and lead the development of marketing plans for artist releases, TIDAL X events, and other major company programs. The Director of Marketing Strategy will work with the executive team and other agency partners to shape the company’s unique position in the market. He/she will understand key company differentiators and the marketing landscape with a clear voice and ownable market position. This individual will create the marketing strategy, direct the brand, and oversee the budget. In addition, The Director will work closely and collaboratively with artists, artist managers, and labels to develop innovative marketing plans for exclusive artist releases, TIDAL X events, and other TIDAL programs. Programs will include innovative event, social marketing, brand partnerships, PR, and communications. He/she will be a creative and strategic thinker and good at building plans and programs that break through in the market.

Manager, Sales & Marketing – Physical Distribution (The Orchard – NYC)

Job summary: Reporting to the Senior Director of Retail Sales and Marketing, the Sales and Marketing Manager will be based out of our New York City office. We are looking for an intelligent, organized, and self-motivated music marketing and sales professional to oversee our North American physical retail marketing efforts. The ideal candidate has a strong understanding of what drives successful new release and catalog physical marketing campaigns via previous label and/or distribution experience. They are creative and able to create and implement marketing initiatives for both developing artists and established acts with a focus on increasing revenue. Internally, the candidate will be a conduit for idea and information exchange between physical retail and our client, marketing, and advertising teams.

Administrative Assistant/Coordinator (Kobalt Music Group – Los Angeles)

Job summary: We are looking for a detail-oriented, bright and highly organized music enthusiast to assist the General Manager of Kobalt’s North American Label Services division in our Los Angeles office. The successful candidate would ideally have administrative experience, preferably supporting and interacting with senior level executives. We are also looking for someone who quickly adapts to situations and has a creative way of thinking with a track record of suggesting and implementing improvements to processes. Working as an Administrative Assistant and Coordinator offers a great opportunity for someone who really wants to learn, grow and succeed in the music industry.

A&R Manager, US (Audio Network – NYC)

Job summary: Working within the Music Team and reporting to the Head of A&R, the A&R Manager USwill help drive the discovery of new US talent for our catalogue whilst also handling A&R submissions and all related administration. In addition, the role will also be responsible for further developing Audio Network’s commercial release strategy.

Musicology Faculty (Johns Hopkins – Baltimore, MD)

Job summary: Musicology Faculty. Full Time. This position has the expectation of ongoing renewal. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate surveys and seminars as well as graduate advising of Masters in Musicology and Doctor of Musical Arts students. The ideal candidate will be an effective and versatile teacher, an active scholar with a specialization in twentieth- or twenty-first-century music, and a dedicated colleague willing to contribute through departmental, conservatory, and university-wide service. For consideration, the Ph.D. in Musicology must be completed by May 2017. Start Date: August 1, 2017.

Booking Agent (Piedmont Talent – NYC)

Job summary: Have you ever wanted to work in the music industry, work from home, make your own hours? Piedmont Talent is seeking booking agents (background in Sales, Marketing, promotion or publicity) Piedmont Talent was founded in 1989 and has grown steadily ever since, and is synonymous with quality entertainment. The agency was founded out of a love of blues and roots music and now is expanding to include all genres of music and now representing comedians. Agents will be assigned responsibility for certain acts and territories. This is a commission based position. Serious inquiries only.

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.

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.

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.