Assistant to the General Manager & Digital Media Department
Warner Music Group | New York, NY
Posted here August 26
We are Warner Music Group, home to a broad roster of new stars and legendary artists through 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, Spinnin’, Warner Records, 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.
We currently have a fantastic opportunity to join our innovative and highly sought-after Digital Media team at Atlantic Records.
Job Title: Assistant to the General Manager and Digital Media Department
A little bit about our team:
The General Manager is responsible for the integration of marketing, creative, artist development and content at Atlantic Records.
The Digital team at Atlantic Records is a full-service, agency-like marketing team, dedicated to building artist careers through the intersection of music and technology, unlike any other at a record label. We are responsible for all digital strategy and marketing for all artists on the roster, acting as artist partners across music, touring, merch, and all other aspects of the artist career. Through creative marketing campaigns, we build online and mobile fan communities, with an eye towards evolving the way that fans listen to, participate in, and purchase music and related products. We create, market and optimize content, develop and implement CRM/fan acquisition strategies, and work with new, engaging digital platforms and startups.
Why this could be your next big break:
You’ll provide executive support to the General Manager of the company, the SVP of Digital Marketing, VP of Web Strategy and Creative Services, and VP of Digital Strategy as well as the department as a whole. You’ll wear a lot of hats and work on various projects as they come, crossing all parts of the company and department. You’ll have the opportunity and responsibility to get involved in all aspects of our marketing strategy, with a unique insight into the company, both at a high level, as well as digging in deep with one of the biggest teams in the company. If you love all things digital, don’t mind listening to loud music all day, can actively participate in spontaneous brainstorms, and love a fast-paced environment, then this is the place for you.
Here you’ll get to:
Provide overall executive support, including calendar management, phones/call logs, expense reports, and travel for the GM and VPs as requested
Act as a liaison with external partners (Social Media Partners, DSPs, and other digital partners) to coordinate department wide meetings and securing internal facilities as needed
Initiate purchase orders and process department invoices for payment by AP
Leverage analytics tools and team to provide insights into artist marketing campaigns and fans
Coordinate day-to-day tools and account creation for 40+ person department (i.e. Jira, Box, Lastpass, Hub, Rosters, Department Calendar)
Coordinate companywide informational and innovation series and other adhoc projects for the department
Help organize a large, ever-changing team of creatives
Participate in various digital marketing creative brainstorming
General support of the digital department to keep everything running smoothly and efficient
Handle ad-hoc projects such as presentation creation and industry analysis
Rockstar candidates will be able to:
You are nice!
You enjoy finding creative solutions to difficult problems
You are a self-starter and highly motivated
You LOVE the internet, technology, social and music
You are able to prioritize multiple deadlines and urgent tasks
You are a quick learner and aren’t afraid to ask questions
You are excited to learn a little bit of everything and willing to jump in on any project
You have AMAZING organizational abilities and excellent attention to detail
You are outgoing and confident interfacing with all employees/external partners
It would be music to our ears if you also had:
Music/entertainment-related internships or experience
Experience curating speakers or topics for workshops, panels, or special events
Understanding of current digital marketing landscape and keeps up with emerging trends
Some experience with Photoshop, basic HTML, social media publishing tools
0-2 years experience in an assistant/support/operations role in the music/entertainment industry or other face-paced, innovative environment
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