A&R Assistant

Warner Music Group | Miami, FL

Posted here April 8


Job Description

With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Cordless, East West, Elektra, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Rykodisc, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

Department Description: The A&R Departments operate 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

High Level Job Description: Assist the Senior Director for A&R of Warner Music Latina in fulfilling all his A&R duties, as well as lend support with other departmental responsibilities.

Detailed Job Description/ Responsibilities

Provide administrative support to the Senior Director for A&R of Warner Music Latina, including but not limited to scheduling meetings, making travel arrangements, submitting expense reports, and rolling calls.

  • Coordinate all department-related events, such as Senior and Junior A&R meetings, showcases, and A&R Conferences.

  • Assist in researching new acts and producers for Warner Music roster projects

  • Act as a liaison between the Senior Director for A&R of Warner Music Latina, our artists, and the management companies that represent them.

  • Work closely with all departments including publicity, sales, marketing, product management, finance and legal.

  • Assist in coordinating record production; work with mixing and mastering engineers, studio managers, and artists to ensure production deadlines are met.

  • Maintain and develop relationships directly with artists and their teams.

  • Professional and able to work under pressure with high-profile clients

  • Hire interns as needed and oversee their work

  • Coordinate PO’s and invoices for studio sessions

  • Must maintain availability as needed at night and on weekends

  • Must be an aspiring A&R or Label Executive

Required Competencies/Skills

  • Hardworking and highly motivated

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

  • Natural sense of urgency

  • Familiarity with industry resources, such as Mediabase and Sound Scan.

  • Ability to execute in new and unfamiliar situations

  • Ability to develop strong relationships with counterparts and coworkers.

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills

  • Knowledge of pop, urban, dance and alternative music

  • Ability to multi-task and respond quickly to emails and calls at any time of day or night (including weekends)

  • Must be able to get results in a timely fashion under any and all circumstances.

  • Miami Based

Special Requirements/Preferences

  • Experience as an executive assistant in the Music Industry preferred

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Word Perfect, iTunes required

  • Knowledge and relationships throughout the entertainment field preferred

  • Protools experience preferred

Education/Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

  • At least a 1-2 years’ work in the music industry.

  • Must be well versed in word/excel/ftp website knowledge.

Seniority Level

Entry level

Industry

  • Marketing & Advertising

  • Internet

  • Financial Services

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Administrative

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