Music Industry Job Opportunities – 13/05/2019


Written by Oli De St Croix

13 May 2019

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The halfway mark of the month approaches, as does the summer sunshine! If that wasn’t inspiration enough to get out and be proactive, here are the latest music industry job opportunities for those of you who are looking for some inspiration! In this weeks blog post, we share some of the most sought after roles out there at the present, most notably, a vacancy for new Chief Executive of PRS Foundation! Read on to discover more…
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Position: HEAD OF AUDIENCE & ENGAGEMENT, PARLOPHONE (UK)
Employer: WARNER MUSIC GROUP 
Category: MUSIC
Location: LONDON
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Closing Date: JUNE 10TH, 2019

For more than four decades, WMG has been an industry-leading force in providing a world-class array of services designed to help artists and labels grow their careers and their businesses. Artist & Label Services is the umbrella for WEA (Warner-Elektra-Atlantic) – the pioneering WEA distribution and marketing network – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

WHY THIS COULD BE YOUR NEXT BIG BREAK:

Parlophone Records is in the midst of an exciting evolution in its identity and team structure. You will be joining a dynamic and diverse team, working with the label marketing team, artists and managers to deliver creative campaigns that build fanbases and continually engage audiences. You will devise innovative and creative content activations and initiatives that communicate the identity of Parlophone artists and the label as a whole.

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Position: PRODUCT MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL MARKETING (UK)
Employer: BMG
Category: MUSIC
Location: LONDON
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Closing Date: JUNE 10TH, 2019 

YOUR MISSION AT BMG.

BMG UK are on the hunt for a Product Manager to join their International Marketing team – part of their fast growing Catalogue Recordings department in their Paddington offices.

BMG’s Catalogue Department markets many of the most renowned catalogues in music history from labels such as Mute, Sanctuary, Pye, Immediate, Trojan, Strictly Rhythm, Salsoul, Echo, Bronze, Noise and PWL and with artists including Black Sabbath, Nick Cave, Kylie Minogue, The Kinks, Desmond Dekker, Motörhead, Madness and Fatboy Slim to name but a few.

They’re looking for someone who is always up to date on the latest streaming trends, a creative idea’s person who is eager to get stuck in and drive projects from inception to completion. Your mission with BMG will be to ensure the strategic and efficient marketing, promotion and selling of BMG Catalogues titles Globally.

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Position: TALENT MANAGER (UK)
Employer: FANBYTES
Category: MUSIC
Location: LONDON
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Closing Date: 7TH JUNE, 2019

Fanbytes helps the world’s biggest brands reach young people on Snapchat, Instagram and Tiktok through exclusive influencers and a network of owned and operated channels. Started in January 2017, they have grown pretty quickly counting brands like Sony, Deliveroo, Universal and even YouGov as their customers, whilst featuring in publications like Forbes and the Evening Standard.

TALENT MANAGER

“At Fanbytes, we’re building our new division of managed influencers and looking for someone to help manage and grow that. This involves securing brand deals and long term partnerships. This role is a mixture of commercial awareness as well as managing people. You’d be working with our CEO to identify and forge relationships in the entertainment space, specifically film, music and TV.”

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Position: CHIEF EXECUTIVE (UK)
Employer: PRS FOUNDATION
Category: MUSIC
Location: LONDON
Salary: £65,000 – £75,000
Closing Date: MAY 31ST, 2019

PRS Foundation is the UK’s leading charitable funder of new music and talent development across all genres.

WHO ARE THEY LOOKING FOR?

We are looking for an exceptional individual to lead the Foundation through its next stage of development as it approaches the beginning of its third decade in 2020.

Our CEO collaborates with the Board and staff to develop and lead the Foundation’s vision, bringing extensive music industry networks and an understanding of artist development needs across not-for-profit and commercial music genres.

The successful candidate will have proven leadership skills, a passion for new music in all its forms and a strong track record in fundraising and managing relationships with major stakeholders.

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Position: PRODUCT & MARKETING ASSISTANT (UK)
Employer: FUTUREKIND RECORDS
Category: MUSIC
Location: LONDON
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Closing Date: JUNE 10TH, 2019

FutureKind Records are looking for a Product & Marketing Assistant to join their London team.

Reporting to the Head of Marketing, the Product and Marketing Assistant will work across all domestic and global marketing campaigns for FutureKind artists. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Marketing and A&R team to assist and support various team responsibilities associated with all releases. 

Some responsibilities include supporting the head of marketing in their ongoing daily activities, and assisting with the creation of marketing assets, and associated campaign promo opportunities as directed. 

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Position: PEOPLE AND CULTURE BUSINESS PARTNER (UK)
Employer: KOBALT MUSIC GROUP
Category: MUSIC
Location: LONDON
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Closing Date: JUNE 9TH, 2019

Kobalt is seeking a Senior level Business Partner to join a values-driven and growing People & Culture team.

Reporting to the VP of People & Culture UK & Rest of World, this role will support circa 300 employees across the UK business where you will partner with the leadership teams and have global ownership of the Publishing Operations teams, AMRA (our digital music collection society) and Neighbouring Rights, as well as provide BU support for the Synchronisation & Creative teams and AWAL (our recordings function).

The People & Culture department is a growing team of 20+ made up of Business Partners (known internally as P&C Managers), Learning & Development, Employee Communications, Compensation & Benefits and Internal Recruitment.

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Position: MUSIC CENTRAL ASSISTANT (US)
Employer: WILLIAM MORRIS ENTERTAINMENT
Category: MUSIC
Location: LONDON
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Closing Date: JUNE 10TH, 2019
WME, William Morris Entertainment, part of the Endeavor network, is a leading entertainment talent agency representing artists and content creators across all media platforms, specifically movies, television, music, theatre, digital and publishing. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, WME also has offices in New York, Nashville, London and Sydney.

THE ROLE

The Music Central team are the administrative foundation of the Music Department, providing support to assistants in both the UK and the US. The role is fast-paced, with extensive training provided. Progression is most commonly into a role as a Music Agent’s Assistant.

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