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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
Manager, Integrated Marketing (New York)
Job summary: The Integrated Marketing Manager will ideate powerful marketing concepts, craft integrated proposals and execute large-scale programs for top-tier advertising categories that will drive revenue for The FADER brand across print, digital and experiential businesses. This role is key to the ongoing success of our brand; you will work closely with sales and internal teams to help create, propose, and deliver cross-channel media marketing programs. Must love, live, breathe music, style and pop culture.
Music Enthusiast (Heid Music – Wisconsin)
Job summary: Music Enthusiasts are critical to Heid Music’s success in creating and maintaining a “Bravo” customer service experience. This position builds and maintains meaningful relationships by assisting customers in selecting and purchasing merchandise and following through the entire sales process.
Audio Editor (iHeartMedia – Atlanta, GA)
Job summary: Creates program content and manages the whole production process for both live and recorded radio programs.
Marketing Manager (Live Nation – San Antonio, TX)
Job summary: Marketing Manager reports directly to the General Manager. This person will be responsible for creating marketing plans including: advertising, promotions, publicity, social media and media buying for Live Nation concerts for select venues in the San Antonio, TX (and surrounding) area. Additionally, the Marketing Manager needs to track spends and allocate funds for individual show budgets.
Senior Marketing Director (Sony – NYC)
Job summary: The Senior Director, Marketing is responsible for overseeing all aspects of marketing for assigned artists and for coordinating the efforts of the label to ensure the consistency of imaging between artists and their music.
Music Programmer (Mood Media – Austin, TX)
Job summary: Mood Media is seeking a Music Programmer to join our growing National team in Charlotte, NC. This creative role will conceptualize and manage branded music experiences and programs for national corporate clients and consumer offerings, keep abreast of music trends, and coordinate client relations. A Music Programmer is responsible for choosing music to capture the essence of a brand, experience design concept or consumer target. Candidate must have a background in creating brand or consumer experiences with Music. As a result, the ideal candidate will need to have a creatively focused background, having worked within media or a creative agency (radio, television, new media, advertising, design). While they must ultimately demonstrate significant creativity in the job, he/she must also demonstrate discipline and a strong corporate acumen, as they will regularly interact with a variety of brands across multiple industries. A Music Programmer for Mood Media must also demonstrate a multi-dimensional relationship with Music, either as a musician, a DJ, a producer or promoter in addition to the required experience.
Assistant, International Marketing (WMG – Burbank)
Job summary: The International department works every act on Warner Bros. Records outside of the United States. That includes marketing, promotion, publicity and communication. They communicate with artists, managers, the domestic label and all international territories in order to build artist careers globally.
Manager, Audience Solutions (Live Nation – NYC)
Job summary: The Manager of Audience Solutions will play a critical role in the success of Live Nation Sponsorships Data Solutions and Insights. As we’ve expanded our capabilities, Live Nation Entertainment (LNE) needs a product-oriented and analytical candidate with digital experience to assist and execute our data strategy. The Live Nation data universe spans across a variety of spaces from an expansive eCommerce platform to digital content sites to on-site festivals and venues. We are looking for someone who is comfortable among a variety of data types, getting into the weeds, and enjoys problem solving.
Associate Label Relations Manager (Amazon – Seattle)
Job summary: As an Associate Label Relations Manager, you will be the key point of contact for our labels and 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 cross-category promotions. Label Relations Managers work closely with Marketing, Merchandising, Content Acquisition, Operations, and International teams.
Community Manager (Musical.ly – Santa Monica, CA)
Job summary: [We are] looking for someone to lead our approach to fostering communities and oversee the development of musical.ly’s heart and soul: our community. musical.ly is a global, diverse community of over 140 million people, and in this role you will play a key part in representing that community, acting as the eyes and ears for musical.ly. This is a full-time position based in our Santa Monica, California office.
Brand Manager/Program Director (Townsquare Media – Bozeman, MT)
Job summary: Townsquare Media Bozeman is looking for a Brand Manager/AM drive host for News/Talk AM 1450 that has actively developed market leading radio stations & brands. Candidate must:
- Show by example the importance of the relationship between station and the local community.
- Be extremely creative in the development of unique content, promotions and multi-media strategies.
- Positively balance their vision for a radio station with the needs of the business.
- Help extend their brands in a marketplace and understand the significance of that for station performance.
- Breath personality, understand the right balance of topics, news and lifestyle for the target and considers social networking and digital platforms as the key to the future and leverage that to the station’s advantage.
- Relentlessly create an environment of constant creation & implementation of dual purpose ideas that grow ratings and revenue.
- Win in a competitive landscape with enthusiasm, high standards for themselves and those who work for them.
- Have creativity, heart, passion and intelligence.
The right candidate will live in beautiful Bozeman, MT, building relationships and growing their value in our community. If hired, you will be a part of a successful and growing radio company that highly values its brands, talent and family of employees. We hire great people, we provide them support and freedom to execute creatively and develop their talent and brands…and in return we expect performance.
Manager, Label Relations (Spotify – NYC)
Job summary: The Label Relations team manages hundreds of label relationships across the globe with a network of Manager’s in different Spotify territories. This position will serve as primary point of contact for our label partners, specifically in the United States, but also working with international teams. The Label Relations Manager will focus on developing & maintaining excellent relationships with Spotify’s content providers by enabling them to maximize the service as both a sales and promotional platform.
Conversion Associate (Spotify – NYC)
Job summary: At Spotify, we’re focused on providing the right music for every moment. We’ve connected millions of people to their favorite songs and created a service that people use to discover and share music they love. The fast-moving, high-impact Conversion Team at Spotify is responsible for converting free Spotify users to a paid Premium subscription across 60 markets around the world. We’re seeking an outstanding Conversion Associate to help us accelerate our global subscriber growth.The Conversion Associate will support our Conversion Team by building, testing and scaling world-class marketing campaigns. We are seeking someone collaborative, nimble and detail-oriented to work cross-functionally on the delivery of emails, ads, and other marketing materials.
Marketing Project Manager (The Fader – New York State)
Job summary: The FADER is looking for a dynamic and strategic Project Manager. This is an opportunity for someone to make his or her mark in a successful and fast growing environment. Day to day responsibilities will include overseeing The FADER clients, executing branded events and content programs, coordinating activities between multiple internal departments, financial reporting and maintaining the overall health of client/agency relationships. Position will report to The FADER Marketing Director.
Marketing Coordinator (Horn Stash Music Store – Palatine, IL)
Job summary: The ideal candidate would have a great sense of humor, be detail oriented, not be easily offended, be able to multitask and coordinate multiple projects to completion, and be supportive in a team atmosphere. Above all, the applicant must be reliable, responsible, and punctual.This position is expected to start out as part-time (approximately 20 hours a week, minimum) and grow relatively quickly into a full-time position. We offer a fun and engaging environment, long-term opportunities, and room for growth and advancement for the right person. Full-time employees also receive full benefits, including health insurance, company-matching retirement savings, paid holidays, vacation, and more.
Coordinator, College Marketing (WMG – NYC)
Job summary: Assist in supervising, training, and motivating staff of approximately 50 College Marketing Reps. Under direction of College Label Services Director, work closely with various departments within WEA & ADA and at the labels to outline and implement college marketing strategies for priority artists and projects. Provide critical support functions for College Label Services department including maintaining daily communication and follow-up with reps and assisting with hiring and training of new recruits.
Music Enthusiast (Heid Music – Appleton, WI)
Job summary: Heid Music is looking for a part-time team member to join our Appleton, WI team. We select team members who take pride in their work and embrace our concept of providing “Bravo” customer service and pursuing our passion for making music. Music Enthusiasts are critical to Heid Music’s success in creating and maintaining a “Bravo” customer service experience. This position builds and maintains meaningful relationships by assisting customers in selecting and purchasing merchandise and following through the entire sales process. Qualified candidates will ideally have a Bachelor’s degree in Music or Business along with musical instrument knowledge and/or playing experience. Minimum of a high school diploma is required. Previous retail or outside sales experience is preferred. Band instrument knowledge is highly desired.
Audio Artist (Schell Games – Pittsburgh, PA)
Job summary: We are currently seeking a talented Audio Artist to join our team and help build educational game and entertainment experiences. Our ideal candidate will have the ability to handle both technical and artistic issues during game development as well as be able to work quickly in a team atmosphere with schedules and reliable milestone delivery. Passion for audio design, SFX, VO recording and cleanup, and musical composition are crucial. The applicant will be working on a variety of projects, under direction of our audio designers. Previous experience with creating and placing audio hooks, mixing and leveling audio, and working with game teams is prefered.
Manager, Tour Merchandise (WMG – Nashville)
Job summary: The Manager of Tour Merchandise is responsible for all aspects of the tour revenue stream. From A to Z, everything related to selling artist branded product on the road is their responsibility. This position requires integration of all departments including art, production, logistics and finance.
Artistic Planning Assistant (San Francisco Symphony – CA)
Job summary: The Artistic Planning Assistant works with the Associate Director of Artistic Planning, Artistic Planning Manager and Artistic Planning Coordinator to provide a full range of departmental administrative support. The Artistic Planning Assistant reports to the Associate Director of Artistic Planning.
Executive Director (Iowa Rock N Roll Music Association – Des Moines)
Job summary: The Executive Director will oversee all IRRMA operations including supervision of IRRMA staff and volunteers. The Executive director reports directly to the Executive Committee of the Association and ultimately to the IRRMA Board of Directors.
Music Archivist Assistant (College of DuPage – Glen Ellyn, IL)
Job summary: Assist music archivist and music faculty in catalog of music holdings.Under direction of music archivist and music faculty, catalog music holdings. Process requests to borrow music, in accordance with established borrowing policies. Under supervision of music archivist, update electronic database of holdings. Identify, distribute and file music. Under supervision of music archivist, assess condition of music.
Administrative Assistant (LiveNation – Hollywood)
Job summary: Live Nation is seeking an exceptionally bright, multi-tasking and self-motivated Administrative Assistant to directly support at the SVP level. This is a great opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic candidate to work and grow in an innovative, fun, and creative environment. The role will be based in Hollywood, CA.The Administrative Assistant will provide a full range of administrative support including scheduling meetings, maintaining calendars, making travel arrangements, processing expense reports and assisting with special projects.
Project Coordinator, Industry Event Marketing (Pandora – NYC)
Job summary: The Project Coordinator, Industry Event Marketing will be responsible for assisting with hands-on project management of large scale and highly visible industry events such as CES, SXSW and Cannes as well as agency events, sponsored conferences and “owned and operated” events. As Project Coordinator you will work closely with members of the Industry & Agency Marketing team to manage the execution of these events by working cross functionally with almost every department within Pandora. This role will ensure the successful and seamless rollout of these programs enhancing Pandora’s industry presence and marketplace positioning.
Communications Coordinator (Houston Grand Opera – TX)
Job summary: The Communications Coordinator plays a vital role in maintaining up-to date messaging and external communications through the Houston Grand Opera website and social media channels. Providing services to all departments within HGO, this position acts as the central source of all web and social messaging. Working closely with the Communications Manager, the Communications Coordinator must be aware of all current messaging strategies to implement consistent messaging online.
Assistant, A&R (WMG – Burbank, CA)
Job summary: Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to) managing all administrative aspects of work for an EVP of A&R, as well as more detailed project management and independent projects on various levels. Requires an intelligent, flexible, proactive, organized and independent person who is willing to engage in typical administrative/clerical duties as well as more complex project work related to all aspects of the record-making process.