Music Opportunities

YOUTUBE (Label Manager), AMLOR (A&R), KOBALT (Copyright)

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Employer: YOUTUBE
Date Posted: Aug 18th 2018
Google’s line of products and services to our clients never stops growing. The Partnerships Development team is responsible for seeking and exploring new opportunities with Google’s partners. Armed with your business acumen and extensive product knowledge, you are right on the front line of interacting with our partners, and helping them find ways to grow using Google’s newest product offerings. Your knowledge of relevant verticals and relationships with key industry players will help shape our great applications and content for products such as YouTube, Google TV and Commerce.In this role, you will be responsible for providing ongoing relationship management to YouTube and Google Play’s key US label partners, with a focus on supporting labels and artists with promotional opportunities to help build their success. In this role you will interact regularly with counterparts at labels and also collaborate closely with internal teams. You will have exceptional partner management skills, a service mindset, and extensive relationships in the music industry.

YouTube has grown into a community used by over 1 billion people across the globe to access information, share video, and shape culture. The YouTube team helps budding creators build careers, creates products like YouTube Kids, YouTube Music, and YouTube Gaming, and engages communities around shared passions and global conversations. Together, we empower the world to create, broadcast, and share.


  • Develop and maintain robust personal relationships with label contacts in order to receive information about new music releases.
  • Oversee, filter and prioritize music releases, centralizing and communicating information to internal stakeholders whose programs and products are promoting artists.
  • Collaborate closely with internal teams on promotional opportunities.
  • Facilitate label interaction with other internal teams (e.g. Marketing, Artist Relations, Editorial, etc).
  • Partner with internal label business managers to ensure a strategic approach to holistic relationships.


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 12 years of experience in the music industry.


  • Experience in a partner-facing, A&R, or radio promotion role at a label, artist management and/or digital music company.
  • Established network of relationships with labels and/or artists.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of music industry trends across all genres.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to take initiative and build strong, productive relationships externally and internally.
  • Effective organizational, leadership and analytical skills.

If you are interested in this one of a kind opportunity follow this link

Position: A&R SCOUT
Location: UK – LONDON
Date Posted: Aug 24th 2018

This fast growing independent music company is adding an A&R scout to its creative team.

This is a job for a bright and enthusiastic team player with a passion and obsession for music and new artists.

A great opportunity for an ambitious individual to join an incredibly exciting new music company and to be part of helping discover and develop new global artists, writers and producers.


  • Building and maintaining strong network of relationships in the UK A&R community
  • Reporting and presenting on a regular basis to the senior team at AMLOR Music
  • Diligent research across blogs , press and social media


  • Enthusiasm, passion and engagement for new music of all genres
  • Prepared to travel within the UK and attend live shows whenever required
  • A good knowledge and understanding of contemporary music and songwriters
  • Good initiative-driven pro-active approach to the role
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and make decisions quickly
  • A strong sense of team spirit, to support colleagues and partners
  • First class communication skills
  • Reasonable computer skills (Mac & PC)
  • Great taste!

If this opportunity is of your taste follow send an email to with your CV and any relevant information.

Location: UK – LONDON
Date Posted: Jul 10th 2018

Joining the Publishing Copyright department in our London office, the primary role of the Copyright Assistant will be to assist the team in managing our catalogue in Spain as well as other Spanish speaking territories in Latin American by ensuring works and agreements are registered correctly at the collection societies. The successful candidate will need to have excellent communication skills when dealing with general enquiries from internal and external sources and can deal with pressure but remain optimistic and persistent to complete tasks accurately and efficiently.

Kobalt is the leading technology-powered music services company, offering end-to-end solutions for over 50,000 artists and songwriters and 800 labels and publishing companies. Through Kobalt technology and services, creators benefit from more money, better reporting, and maintain ownership and control over how their work is distributed, tracked, collected, and monetized. With the award-winning Kobalt desktop portal and app, Kobalt clients get real-time insight into their work and activity.

Collection of royalties has traditionally been time-consuming and costly. Kobalt has developed centralised, automated and efficient administration services supported by a scalable, proprietary, dedicated system using the latest technology. Because of Kobalt’s innovative approach, Kobalt offers a reduction in royalty collection time of up to 50%, more effective collection as well as substantially improved transparency.

We’re currently over 600 people based across 10 offices and we’re expecting to grow. That’s where you come in. If you feel like the fast-paced, rewarding environment of our rapidly growing company is for you – share your story! Apply today and tell us why you are the next best addition to our successful team!

What would you do as a Copyright Assistant?

  • Ensuring works and agreements are registered correctly at the Spanish speaking collection societies in Latin America and Europe
  • Dealing with general enquiries regarding our claims to works and the terms of our publishing agreements
  • Handling song disputes and duplicate claims
  • Processing new works and agreements as the company acquires rights to new catalogues
  • You may be asked to take on extra responsibilities – please be aware that the above list is not exhaustive

You will ideally have

  • …high level of written and spoken Spanish as well English
  • …excellent communication skills: the duties require a very high level of communication internally and externally; we are looking for someone who can adapt communication to the audience, be persuasive but remain humble and professional
  • …track-record of excellent organization and prioritisation skills
  • …problem-solver skills with a detail-driven mindset
  • …basic Excel skills but a willingness to learn and improve
  • …previous admin and copyright experience in a similar role, as well as a good understanding of music publishing, is highly desirable
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom.

Verification checks will be conducted during the interview process and a full DBS check on acceptance of offer. Kobalt is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to apply to this great opportunity and learn about the many perks of working with Kobalt Music Group, please follow this link

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