Summer is on the doorstep and with that sunshine comes the promise of shiny new opportunities in the Music Industry! In this week’s edition of our job opportunities spotlight, we cover roles in music licensing, marketing and project management. From internships to management positions, there are a number of illustrious job openings in our spotlight this week; including Mastering Bookings Coordinator at Metropolis Studios and Membership and Events Manager at MPA to name but a couple! So what are you waiting for? Opportunity only knocks once…
METROPOLIS – MASTERING BOOKINGS COORDINATOR (UK)
Good friends of ours at Metropolis studios are looking for a mastering bookings coordinator. Based in Chiswick, Metropolis one of the top recording studios worldwide and has opened its doors to the likes of Adele, Stormy, Elton John and many more.. Home to some of the world’s best mastering engineers as well as Freddie Mercury’s piano, this is a great place to be. Read more about Metropolis here.
DMF MUSIC – ARTIST CONTRACTING & LIVE BOOKING ASSISTANT (UK)
Experience working in the Live Music Industry is preferred but not essential. DMF Music are looking for someone highly organised, with excellent communication skills and exceptional attention to detail.
DMF Music are an independent booking agency, management company, promoter and record label. The DMF team, headed up by directors David & Laura Farrow, represent a range of established and upcoming artists from the UK, Europe and the US across a wide range of genres including ska, folk, indie, world music, jazz and reggae. As well as agency and management, the team also run two record labels and organise the award-winning Beautiful Days festival.
RESERVOIR – ROYALTIES ADMIN (US)
Reservoir is an independent music publisher based in New York City. Founded as a family business in 2007, the company began with a small, experienced team and a modest collection of long-standing hits. Today, with offices in Los Angeles, Nashville, Toronto, and London, hundreds of #1 releases worldwide, and writers based everywhere from Hollywood to Hamburg, Reservoir has emerged as the boutique publisher with a global reach. Reservoir’s catalogue includes John Denver, Sheryl Crow and a slew of current and recent popular hits performed by Ariana Grande, Drake, Lady Gaga, Major Lazer, Meghan Trainor, Tiësto, and several others. Reservoir’s collection of film music includes rights to scores created by award-winning composer-producer Hans Zimmer, as heard in the motion pictures The Lion King, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, Gladiator, The Dark Knight Trilogy, and over 150 other titles.
KOBALT MUSIC GROUP – ROYALTY MATCHING ASSISTANT (UK)
Founded in 2000 by Willard Ahdritz, Kobalt is creating the music company of the future. Kobalt is a global music and technology company built for artists, songwriters, publishers and labels as an alternative to the traditional music business model. Kobalt have built the technology infrastructure to enable better reporting and for artists to maintain ownership and control over how their work is distributed, tracked, collected, and monetized. This global technology platform is able to track and collect royalties for the billions of micro-payments per song in digital music today.
As well as acting as composer agents, COOL also contracts musicians for all the recordings through its orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of London and acts as a UK sub-publisher to Du Vinage Publishing Ltd. COOL works with many European and US composer clients on international films, high-end TV dramas, games and commercials and releases soundtracks through Dubois Records.
MPA GROUP OF COMPANIES – MEMBERSHIP AND EVENTS MANAGER (UK)
As well as safeguarding and championing the interests of their members, the MPA aims to promote the value of publishing to the wider music industry, creative industry, government and the general public. They offer a number of other commercial functions for music publishers – including our range of widely-used template contracts, our blanket industry agreements, and in their role as the national agent for the dissemination of ISMNs.
FANBYTES – SALES & MARKETING INTERNSHIP (UK)
Looking for a way into the industry and learning all the tricks of the trade when it comes to marketing and social media? Fanbytes are offering a 3-month paid internship in Shoreditch, London! Learn about marketing from marketing experts whilst earning a living. The job starts immediately so perfect for those of you finishing your studies or looking for something for the summer.