Assistant, Promotion

Warner Music Group | Burbank, CA

Posted here March 11

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, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros., Warner Classics, and Warner Music Nashville, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

Promotion Assistant

Promotion works towards developing awareness and exposure for records through various mediums focusing on but not limited to radio. The department works with marketing, sales, publicity, and digital marketing, creating grass roots and national promotion strategies to garner airplay at key lifestyle, club, and radio outlets.

Detailed Job Description/ Responsibilities

This position will support two executives in the Promotion department, covering 3 radio formats.

Administrative Duties

  • Assist with daily activities for a large roster of artists, radio stations & staff

  • Manage all administrative duties including: organization, calendar and scheduling

  • Calculate T&E reports

  • Compose P.O.s for all invoices and expedite payment to vendors and staff

  • Record weekly Targets & Projections from field staff

  • Maintain a vast system of electronic and physical files

  • Heavy phones, faxing, copying and e-mail correspondence

  • Arrange travel for staff as well as promotional contest winners

Promotion Department Duties

  • Create, update and distribute adds sheets, Promotional Overviews, Soundscan reports

  • Communicate regularly with Mediabase, Soundscan, and R&R by running reports for reference and distribution

  • Research special projects relating to radio

  • Set-up, coordinate and execute artist phone-in interviews

  • Play an integral role in all types of radio promotion 

Required Competencies/Skills

  • Proactive, can-do attitude, resourceful

  • Excellent organizational and follow through skills

  • Attention to detail and deadlines

  • Able to multi-task efficiently and prioritize work load

  • Able to identify system deficiencies and create new solutions

  • Professional demeanor

  • Good communication skills

  • Career interest in Radio Promotion

  • Music knowledge

  • Proficient in Soundscan, Mediabase, Excel, Word, Outlook

  • Knowledge of Photoshop, PowerPoint and emerging music technology

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