Warner Music Group | New York, NY
Posted here Janaury 28
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.
Creative department responsible for both finding and developing musical artists to sign as well as producing artists and driving creative content for all forms of media.
High Level Job Description
Job responsibilities include (but are not limited to) managing all administrative aspects of work for an SVP 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.
Detailed Job Description/ Responsibilities
Provide administrative and office support activities for A&R executive including but not limited to:
Answer and screen telephone calls and receive and direct visitors
Coordinate calendars, scheduling and meeting logistics
Prepare written correspondence and communicate internally and to third parties (producers, artist managers, lawyers, etc)
Coordinate travel for executive and artists
Process and track T&E expenses
Process packages and mail
Book studio time (production, mixing, mastering)
Log and respond to demo submissions
Compile, manage and keep track of all music (demos, roughs, mixes, etc.) in Box or other appropriate systems
Attend A&R meetings as needed
Assemble all copy and credits for album releases
Use online tools such as Mediabase, Soundscan, and BDS to research and analyze data on signed and unsigned artists.
Liaise with A&R administration to coordinate delivery of mixes and masters as well as manage payment of invoices and studio sessions.
File audio content and artist info (lyrics, credits, tour schedules, etc)
Oversee general office supplies (office supplies, drinks, cd stock, etc)
Organize and attend shows and showcases of both signed and unsigned artists
Coordinate recording sessions, writing sessions and writing camps and related travel
Other duties as assigned
0 - 2 years of creative experience
Previous coordinator / production coordination experience preferred
Strong understanding of recording, production and creative side of business
General knowledge of key industry players and familiarity with all music
Work independently and take initiative
Excellent verbal and written communication and inter-personal skills
Ability to work under pressure and deadlines
Handle confidential matters appropriately and with discretion
Strong attention to detail
Multi-task: prioritize with appropriate sense of urgency
Ability to pinpoint problems and identify solutions
Professionally interface with all levels of the organization, clients and vendors
Accurate filing and maintenance of music
Experience or working knowledge of music industry
View full listing and apply here.
Subscribe to the Music Biz Besties Job Forum and get email updates with new listings every Monday. You’ll also get weekly motivational emails from Besties creator, Katherine Forbes. You can unsubscribe at anytime.
New on the blog...