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CREATIVE DIRECTOR (HIP HOP & R&B)

KOBALT MUSIC GROUP

Salary: Competitive
Closes: 9 January, 2021

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Position: CREATIVE DIRECTOR (HIP HOP & R&B) 
Employer: KOBALT MUSIC GROUP
Location: LOS ANGELES, US
Category: A&R
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Closing Date: JANUARY 9TH 2021
 

We are hiring a Creative Director to join our Creative team in Los Angeles.

Reporting into the VP, Creative, our ideal candidate will be experienced, have a well-established industry network with a track-record of nurturing talent and professional relationships and extensive knowledge of Hip-Hop, Rap, R&B and Gospel.

The experience does not have to be exclusive to a publisher, but could come from a wide range of companies such as PRO’s, management, label or an agency.

However, the most important thing is that you have a passion and commitment to servicing our creators.

WHAT DOES A CREATIVE DIRECTOR AT KOBALT DO?

  • Nurture and maintain relationships with current Kobalt clients
  • Set up sessions and collaborations for clients + pitch their songs and beats
  • Communicate with the global creative team on various projects and collaboration opportunities
  • Research background for re-signings, renewals and inquiries on all existing deals
  • Identify available/unpublished talent
  • Provide detailed background and research of all prospective new talent
  • Manage the administrative and deal making process for prospective clients
  • Work closely with the VP, Creative and Business Affairs to formulate deal proposals

WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • A deep understanding of current and future trends in music, music business, and pop culture with extensive knowledge of Hip-Hop, Rap, R&B and Gospel
  • A track-record of working successfully in a similar role in the music industry with an extensive network and a stellar reputation
  • Strong work ethic with a “whatever it takes” mentality
  • Team player
  • Ability to work well independently as well as collaboratively
  • Must maintain the highest level of confidentiality

WHY CHOOSE US?

At Kobalt we’ve prioritized creators since we first started in 2000. Our music services and the technology we’ve built helps make the industry more fair and rewarding for artists. We’re trusted by some of the world’s biggest names like The Weeknd, Childish Gambino, Roddy Ricch, Gunna, Kid Cudi, Max Martin and Lionel Richie and represent more than 40% of the top 100 songs and albums in the U.S. and U.K.

We thrive on creativity and are committed to championing diversity. We’re dedicated to inclusiveness and provide all the resources and benefits you need to grow your career and reach your potential. We offer competitive compensation packages, professional development opportunities, and an entrepreneurial culture that makes working here not just fun, but also rewarding.

We thrive on creativity and are committed to championing diversity. We’re dedicated to inclusiveness and provide all the resources and benefits you need to grow your career and reach your potential. We offer competitive compensation packages, professional development opportunities, and an entrepreneurial culture that makes working here not just fun, but also rewarding.

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 veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

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