Marketing/A&R Coordinator

5Town Records | New York, NY

Posted here May 7


5Towns Records is looking for a Marketing/A&R Coordinator to join our quickly growing indie label.  The label is funded by Steve Madden Ltd, and distributed through ADA/Warner, with a strong roster of female pop/electro-pop/alt-pop artists.  The role is a combination of administrative tasks (invoicing, budgeting, timelines), marketing (marketing plans, sourcing creatives for music videos and photoshoots), and A&R (searching for artists for 5Towns roster). We’re looking for a candidate that has a hunger to learn about how an indie record label runs, and how to develop an artist from the ground up!  Experience in the music industry is preferred, but not required.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor’s Degree and an internship/ 1 year of prior experience in the music industry, marketing or a related field.

  • A willingness to do independent research on trends and new marketing ideas

  • Strong computer skills including MS Office and an intimate knowledge of the social networks and DSPs.  Adobe suite is a big plus!

  • Successful candidate will possess a positive attitude, an eagerness to learn and work with others, and a demonstrated ability to thrive and stay organized in a work environment while juggling multiple tasks and priorities.

  • A proactive, flexible, self-starter who has strong problem solving, social, and interpersonal skills.

  • The candidate should have a deep interest and passion for music

  • Must be excited about developing a pop artist from the ground up.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a liaison between 5Towns and a wide array of internal and external contacts including distribution (ADA), management, artists, third party creatives,  etc.

  • Provide ideas and creative input on inventive strategies to market and promote 5Towns artists.

  • Perform brand research with the goal of finding new opportunities for our artists

  • Assist with the management and submission of invoices and budgets from our vendors

  • Create and update artist calendars, timelines, schedules, one-sheets, pitch decks and marketing plans as requested

  • Organize delivery of all artist assets (songs, artwork, videos) to ADA/Warner before releases


Please email sydney@8spoke.com with a resume and 5-6 sentences why you’d be a good fit for this position!


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