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(20061127 ADMIN) Entertainment Visa Company seeks experienced full time Administrative Coordinator for US nonimmigrant entertainment work visas. Key areas of the position include: preparation & coordination of forms/applications, document organization, database entry/management, communication with client representatives and government agencies. This position requires extreme attention to detail, work organization, professionalism, initiative and flexibility. Successful candidate must be a resourceful, self-starting individual who can operate on strict deadlines and on schedule. Company will provide industry specific training for understanding of department nuances and specific US government regulations. Must have a good attitude, accustomed to being accountable, possess strong work ethic, confident and have excellent communication skills within a fast-paced, small business environment. RESPONSIBILITIES: Apply mandated instructions to actual work procedures (follow gov’t visa regulations). Thrive under pressure and prioritize deadlines by maintaining multiple project schedules. Ability to take initiative, work independently, multi-task on projects. Possess strong time management & analytical skills. Maintain & update files, databases. Sustain open phone communication with clients and follow-through. Exercise tact and good judgment with sensitive information. Write correspondence, proofread and edit documents (forms and letters). Anticipate variable situations and balance conflicting needs. Other duties including company tasks as required. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: 2-3 years minimum experience in an administrative capacity in increasingly responsible roles - music industry strongly preferred Have strong data entry and typing skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and Internet savvy. Have professional business writing, verbal and follow-up communication skills. Confident, resourceful and assertive personality with a flexible approach. Ability to work well in small office, team environment. Comfortable working with all levels of employees and duties. Creative writing experience helpful (e.g.; previous print publicity experience). Bilingual language skills in English / Spanish is a plus. Salary base starting at $31,000 - $32,500. Benefits available after probation period. Work schedule is M – F 9:00 am – 6:00 pm in Miracle Mile area. (20061127 MUSIC MGMT / LABEL INTERNS) Looking for candidates for unpaid internship in Music Management and at a Record Label. We manage premiere recording artists as well as run an indie record label. Duties range from New Media, Marketing, Running Street Teams, Conducting Podcasts, Setting up Tour Press, Calling Retailers, Creating Promotional Campaigns, etc. We offer the opportunity to learn the management side as well as the record label with a tremendous amount of responsibility placed on the position. Relaxed environment. We've had great experiences with interns thus far. (20061127Part-time legal assistant with experience in film, television, music and sports law) Flexible schedule, casual environment. Must have excellent typing skills, be computer savvy, attention to detail and organizational skills a MUST. Must have reliable transportaion. Timeslips knowledge a plus. Excellent part-time job for law student. Salary commensurate with experience. (20061126 Royalty Software Support Representative) We are a leading-edge International firm specializing in software to manage rights and royalties with an immediate opening for a Royalty Software Support Representative. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: 1-2 years experience in accounting and finance DESIRED EXPERIENCE: Experience with accounting principles and systems, 1+ years of experience working with Great Plains or other major accounting system, Experience with customer service, Familiarity with royalty statement reporting systems. (20061126 INTERN-MAJOR FILM / MUSIC PRODUCER) I'm looking for a needle in a haystack. You must be willing to follow instructions. You must be on time. non-smoker. You must be willing to work the phones. 16 week non-paid internship leading to full time job with a film/tv writer of musical screenplays. Previous experience with phone work necessary. (20061121 MAJOR ORGANIZATION INDUSTRY INTERN) Ready to hire now! An intern assistant needed for top organization interacting with industry executives, professionals, and artists! We need a dedicated, organized, detail-oriented intern to come to office three times/week for a few hours to assist the President. Individual should be computer savvy and motivated to be involved in this industry! You will meet a lot of people and make many connections in the industry. A fun environment to work in; flexible hours. May receive college credit if you so choose. May lead to a paid position. (20061121) New production company with strong industry ties seek female rappers, musicians, r&b singers and songwriters. Please contact us for further information. (20061121 MUSIC INTERNSHIP AVAILABLE - GREAT RESUME BUILDER) Learn the ins and outs of the evolving music industry first-hand. We are more than just a record label, we are a creative music company offering a variety of integrated music solutions for lifestyle, entertainment, and corporate clients. With over 40 releases in the last decade, we have a stellar reputation as a champion of emerging music from around the globe and has supported a diverse roster of artists including Zero 7, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Koop, and Talvin Singh as well as a catalog of concept compilations. We are seeking an intern who loves music and is eager to get his/her feet wet in all aspects of the music industry. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, you must be able to commit at least 16 hours a week, be computer proficient, have a professional demeanor, and be very resourceful. This position is un- paid, however it will give you an inside look at the inner-workings of a record label and perspective you can only get by working in the industry. Not only will it be a nice addition to your resume, but it may even lead to a paid position. Additionally, school credit is available to those enrolled in an accredited program. (20061119 DIRECTOR, A&R ADMINISTRATION) Manage recording costs, booking studio time, managing artist travel and budgets, paying musicians, producers, ensuring that all contracts (artists, producers, writers, etc) are signed and paid for. Reporting to head of A&R and president of label. Requirements: Music industry experience including knowledge record and publishing contracts, recording process. Ability to multi-task. Knowledge of or passion for reggae a plus. Based in Jamaica, Queens, NY. (20061117 RUNNERS & Pas) Concerts. LA-based concert promoter has ongoing need for PAs and runners. $10/hr (overtime after 8 hrs, doubletime after 12 hrs). Can turn into very long hours. (20061113 COLLEGE MKTG REPS) An entertainment & lifestyle-marketing agency based in New York City, seeks ambitious undergraduate college students to be representatives for our national College Marketing Team. If you are interested in getting your foot in the door of the fast paced world of the music and entertainment industry, working to promote artists, events, films, and cool brands, while earning college credit and a little extra cash, then we want to hear from you. We are looking for students who are intelligent, creative, out-going, and ambitious. We want reps that are looking to gain valuable experience in promotions and marketing for music, video games, film, clothing, technology, and more. This experience includes, but is not limited to, event planning, retail & lifestyle marketing, digital & online marketing, publicity & PR, and retail & radio promotions. All applicants need to have their own transportation, a digital camera, and a daily computer/Internet access. Applicants should have no less then 6 months left in their accredited college or university to be considered, and have an availability of 15 to 20 hours each week for the job. Previous & Current Company clients include: Atlantic Records, Capitol Records, Epic Records, J Records, Octone Records, RCA Records, Universal Records, Armani Exchange, ASICS Heineken, FOX Television, Imeem.com, JetBlue Airways, Nintendo, Red Bull. Our artists: As Fast As, Billy Talent, Blue October, Cartel, Dropping Daylight, Flyleaf, Hinder, Jessica Simpson, Jet, Kill Hannah, The Love Arcade, Maroon5, Monica, The Rapture, Scissor Sisters, Unwritten Law, Villebillies, Webstar (20061103 ARTIST DEVELOPMENT ASST) Artist development company has an immediate need for an intern/asst in NYC area. The work will be for an English speaking / Russian speaking person to join company’s principal, along with artist clients, for translation duties between the artist manager and principal. Also may involve some tourism accompaniment around Manhattan with the artist and her manager, light shopping, sightseeing and general care so they feel at ease in Manhattan. Ideal person is young, into music, will enjoy coming to the studio with us, and very polite, clean, considerate. No overly anxious, talky, pushy types. Nice young lion. If there are any candidates sat 12/2 - fri 12/8, please advise asap. Will include some minimal payment, expenses for lunch and transportation, and could lead to future work/paid opportunities for the right person (principal is in NYC monthly now). Company will also subsidize guest pass for the candidate to attend an industry trade event. (20061103 A&R) A&R company has a rare full-time opportunity available for a well-rounded and experienced candidate with an interest in the music, media and technology areas. Applicant must possess strong business development skills and ability to source both creative and commercial opportunities within the A&R Worldwide expanding areas of interest. Experience and knowledge of both the domestic and international market across the fields of A&R, new media, radio, film/TV, live entertainment and publishing is a definite plus. Experience required. Must have solid relationships, passion and drive. Must be able to create business and have a good creative mind. Also, excellent communication skills, strong work ethic and a genuine passion for music are essential. Salary depends on experience and track record. Applicant will be based in our Beverly Hills headquarters. (20061030 MGMT) Accomplished and award-nominated rapper/ producer seek professional individual to fill current management vacancy. Position needs to be filled immediately, as the artist has already received offers from three different labels. Willing to pay 15-25% depending on experience. (20061030 MUSIC PERFORMANCE PROFESSOR) Assistant Professor, Music Performance. University seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music Performance in voice, piano, guitar or percussion. This appointment requires 40% teaching, 40% research and 20% service. Teaching duties will include the following: introductory and upper-division courses in music theory (including ear training and sight singing); introductory and upper-division courses in music history; applied lessons; and ensemble direction. Application materials must verify the following: An earned doctorate degree or the terminal degree in your discipline. A significant publication record through recordings and/or publications distributed at the national level. Preferred qualifications include: A minimum of 3 years of college teaching experience. Experience teaching a variety of undergraduate music courses. A knowledge of materials used in the teaching of basic undergraduate courses. Facility in current music teaching technology. Professional performance experience in a variety of venues and settings Stylistic depth and diversity of performance skills and techniques. Active affiliation with appropriate professional and academic societies. A history of success and accomplishment in students taught and influenced. The mission statement of our college emphasizes the intersection of art and commerce. Many of our students are majoring in audio production or music business. Our performance degree stresses popular music, songwriting, and jazz. Therefore, we are seeking an individual who will bring experience from the music industry and enjoy teaching students who do not necessarily have a traditional music background. As one of three institutions within the University system, ours is an urban campus located in the heart of the city's commercial, cultural and recreational districts. The institution educates approximately 27,000 students with more than 100 degree and certificate programs at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels, and has proudly positioned itself to be one of the top urban research universities in the country with more than $300 million a year in research grants and contracts. Our College of Arts & Media offers B.F.A./B.A. degrees in Studio Arts, Art History, Theatre, Film & Television, a B.S. degree in Music and an M.S. degree in Recording Arts. Please send application letter, professional CV, and 3 professional letters of recommendation. Betsy Ackerman, Academic Administrative Assistant University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center Campus Box 162,P.O. Box 173364, Denver CO 80217-3364. Or e-mail materials to: www.CAMSearch@cudenver.edu. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. Starting date is Aug. 14, 2007. Salary will be competitive. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at www.cu.edu/pbs. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment. The University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center requires background investigations for employment. (20061030MUSIC BUSINESS PROFESSOR) Assistant Professor, Music Business. University seeks a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music Business. Responsibilities will include: teaching introductory music business courses as well as developing and teaching courses on concert promotion and venue management, music management and digital music rights. Responsibilities may also include supervising student internships and involvement with the operation of the department's media company. The preferred candidate will also be capable of developing and sustaining a significant publication record at the national level. We are looking for a multi-talented individual with diverse educational and professional experience. Minimum requirements are a terminal degree in your discipline, (Masters Degree minimum) and a minimum of 5 years of industry experience at the national and/or international level. Strong research and publication activities as well as a strong background in musical performance are desirable. The College of Arts & Media offers B.F.A./B.A. degrees in Studio Arts, Art History, Theatre, Film & Television, and a B.S. degree in Music. As one of three institutions within the University system, ours is an urban institution with 3 locations in the Denver metro area. We are committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. The downtown campus is located in the heart of the city’s commercial, cultural and recreational district. (20061027 A&R) A&R company has a rare full-time opportunity available for a well-rounded and experienced candidate with an interest in the music, media and technology areas. Applicant must possess strong business development skills and ability to source both creative and commercial opportunities within the A&R Worldwide expanding areas of interest. Experience and knowledge of both the domestic and international market across the fields of A&R, new media, radio, film/TV, live entertainment and publishing is a definite plus. Excellent communication skills, strong work ethic and a genuine passion for music are essential. Applicant will be based in our Beverly Hills headquarters. (20061018 AUDIO TECH) Music company seeks experienced Audio Technician Produce promo CDs; input audio information in database using Access; filing audio in music library. Must have technical audio experience of all formats. Medical, dental, vision, 401K. Salary high-$30s. (20061017 PUBLISHING ASST) Part time publishing assistant. 10-15 hours per week to start. Typing 40 wpm, filing, faxing, light phones. Publishing background helpful or someone that is a music business student. Backgrounds that are helpful include legal, administration, accounting and music. There is room for growth for the right person. May develop into more hours. Pay range depends on publishing experience. (20061014 MKTG ASST) Online, vital and energetic independent music marketing and promotions entertainment company seeks a Marketing Assistant for our Hollywood location. The Marketing Assistant will be involved in executing/designing Internet Marketing campaigns for both B2B and B2C efforts, as well as maintaining/updating company and artist websites. The candidate will also be actively involved in promoting our products through online communities, creating web content, talking up products on message boards, and researching websites that can be used to promote products. Other responsibilities include online radio promotions and online publicity tasks. Duties include: Creating/Updating artist MySpace pages. Adding audio/video clips to company and artist websites. Posting messages on message boards. Sending audio/video samples to creators of blogs/podcasts. Researching websites to promote products. Placing banners and creating content to upload to various sites. REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of navigating Internet. Basic knowledge of Marketing concepts. Knowledge of HTML code, FLASH, and various other web creation tools a plus. Creative Ideas regarding digital media. Self-starter and independent worker. Detail oriented, strong organizational skills and the ability to multi task. Internet access. Able to use Photoshop. Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office preferred. Able to handle multiple tasks at once. MUST be self- motivating! Must have passion for music of all genres. A strong interest in the music business, entertainment industry, and/or Internet marketing. Dynamic writing skills a must. (20061013 ASST) High profile Rap/Hip Hop Artist seeking Personal Assistant. The artist is based in Houston and seek professional individual with previous experience in personal assistant services. Candidate must flexible as this position will include extensive travel. Salary negotiable. (20061004Music Supervisor / Producer.) Leading music software technology company seeks LA based experienced music supervisor/producer. Must have at least 5 years of music production and licensing experience, with extensive contacts with a wide variety of music creators from professional film and TV composers, to indie groups and songwriters. Experience with managing production budgets, negotiating deals and managing projects simultaneously from a large roster of suppliers required (no exceptions). Experience building a music library a plus. (20060929 PRODUCTION DIRECTOR) Production Director - high profile audiophile reissue label. This position is responsible for the coordination and timely delivery of all physical LP and DVD product for a high profile audiophile reissue label. Responsibilities include overseeing all phases of production including mastering, plating, pressing, print work, and some art direction. A successful candidate must be comfortable working independently as well as managing multiple vendors to assure the highest standards of quality are maintained for all analog and digital releases. Additional qualifications include the ability to understand and manage detail; effective multi-tasking; clear communication skills. Applicants should possess the ability to create and maintain systems of organization and manage to strict deadlines. Communication between internal departments as well as to outside vendors is crucial. Computer skills should include an understanding of email/internet applications, as well as Mac (Apple) based design software. An understanding of the printing process is necessary. Experience with scheduling software helpful. Starting salary range 30 - 40K depending upon experience. Health benefits included. (20060920 BUSINESS MANAGER) Independent Music/Visual Artist seeks Business Manager. Busy, working, Independent Artist seeks Business Manager to run music/art business organization, tour booking, exhibition arrangements, promotion, publicity, travel arrangements, distribution, catalogue licensing and all aspects of coordinating artist/label commerce. Qualifications: NO ARTISTS / MUSICIANS / ACTORS PLEASE: THIS IS STRICTLY A BUSINESS POSITION. Looking for someone who has a passion for music and art and would be thrilled being the organizational hub and business coordinator associated with all aspects of the business side of this busy artists career. Organization, consistency and good communication skills are a must. Someone who is highly- energetic and positive, self-motivated, quick thinking and articulate, young-spirited, familiar with popular/underground culture, someone who is both detail-oriented and can visualize the "big picture," the future of the business and the artist’s career. Good computer skills are required as well (Mac preferably). Familiarity with the basics of Entourage, Photoshop, BBedit is a plus for minor tasks, but not necessary. Salary will grow commensurate to the value of the individual to the company. (20060916 A&R INTERN) A&R intern wanted for boutique music management and film/tv licensing company. Listen to CDs. Find new bands online and in clubs. Must be able to intern for college credit. (20060916 INTERN) Digital music provider Candidate will assist with music publishing research and fulfill other requirements made by content team relating to importing and upkeep of digital music content. This is an unpaid internship. Candidate must be a college student enrolled in a college course concurrent with the internship whereby they would receive college credit in exchange for the internship. Hours: flexible within official business hours (M-F/9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.), preferably minimum of 25 hours per week. Experience: Candidate should have interest in the business/licensing side of the music industry or be willing to learn. Music business classes are helpful, especially relating to copyrights. Interest in digital music. Should be proficient in Internet research, proficient with MS Windows software (e.g. word, excel, Explorer, Outlook, etc.). Good attitude, willing to learn, detail oriented, conscientious (20060916 INTERNSHIP) Music Publisher What’s in it for you? Company has a structured 16-week internship program that will expose you to all aspects of the international music publishing industry and the inner workings of the business side of the music industry. Although there will be some administrative tasks that might not be as exciting, we hope to provide you with a well-rounded experience and teach you about money and the music business, i.e. music business economics, e.g. record deals, royalties, legal & copyright issues, music publishing and administration, international royalty collection, song registrations, etc. Music marketing & sales – how to place music with recording artists, in film, TV, advertising and videogames. Music acquisition – how to source music and music industry research. ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES: Marketing & PR: Identify the major music industry directories (online and offline), and secure us a company listing. Profile the leading music industry trade publications (online and offline). Sales: Rate and review songs in our catalogue. Prepare song pitches. Research: TV industry. Profile all North American TV & film productions, TV & film production companies. Identify all North American TV & film music supervisors. Profile all North American advertising agencies, all North American and UK videogame companies, all Profile all North American and UK publishing companies, all North American and UK recording artists, all North American and UK artist management companies and managers. Identify great up-and-coming artists and bands, e.g. on MySpace, CDBaby, Garageband, etc. Identify recording artists who were dropped by their record labels over the past 3 years. Identify recording artists who had major hits in the 90s, but have since been dropped by their record labels. Profile the top North American record producers and composers, all North American and UK independent record labels, all North American and UK producer management companies, all North American and UK independent songpluggers. Digital record labels: Find out what it takes to become a digital record label who has access to the major digital distributors, e.g. iTunes, OD2, etc. Requirements: College students with a major in business administration, pre- law, and music are preferred. 16 weeks – 6-8 hours 3-4 days a week. (20060916 COPYRIGHT INTERN) Major music publisher seeks copyright intern for school credit. Copyright Department and Creative Department openings. Great opportunity to learn about the music industry and gain work experience in a fast-paced environment. Looking for highly motivated individuals who are hungry to learn. Office in Santa Monica. (20060916 INTERN - LICENSING) Internship for New Music Library & Management Company run by Lawyer/Producer team. Responsibilities include music licensing (wide variety), some admin/paralegal work (filing, cover letters, faxing, copyright registrations, TM registrations, sending out packages and follow up), some song plugging to music supervisors, technical ability appreciated (mac & PC), flexible schedule, no pay, 10-20 hours per week. After 3 months, possible pay as an independent contractor. Once trained can work some days from home. (20060915 RADIO PROMO) Record label. The quest for airplay in the traditional sense is only a portion of the job and applicable on about 20% of our titles. Since Company sells a wide range of DVD products, knowing the spectrum of formats / syndicates / morning shows / satellite programs is critical. The job requires setting up lots of giveaways and pitching talent for interviews. Candidates might come with a background in record promotion, but they could as likely come from promotional agencies, stations, marketing jobs and even advertising agencies. This person is fully integrated into the marketing process and participates in all areas of project development. (20060911 DIRECTOR, DIGITAL MEDIA) A Hollywood-based record label and music publishing company managing one of the largest catalogs of recorded music in the world has an immediate opening for an experienced individual in the Digital media business. The successful candidate will report directly to the President of the company and will work closely with other senior executives to promote, market and develop worldwide the intellectual property assets of the Company. The Director will be responsible for ensuring that service levels are met in a dynamic environment, and will be critical in demonstrating results to senior management in regular status meetings. Responsibilities: Oversee and supervise all music catalog-related initiatives and maintain the integrity of the database. Coordinate the digital development and delivery of the catalog. Provide strategic perspective and interface between the Company and Digital distribution partners, Sub-Publishers and Performing Rights Societies. Provide oversight to language and cultural related business issues (i.e., translation of copyrights to English for registration). Identify new business development opportunities and partners worldwide. Assist in the analysis, design, and development of the database. Provide management reporting to the Executive team. Essential Requirements: Integral working knowledge of File Maker Pro 8.0. 2+ Years experience in digital media delivery. Networking and database management experience. Undergraduate degree. PC & Mac literate. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Effective communication, leadership skills in working with technical and non-technical people. Proven ability to set and meet project deadlines and budgets and report to senior management. Preferred: Industry background in Music Publishing and/or Recorded Music. Website design and backend support. Working knowledge of Chinese language and culture (not necessary but a plus). (20060911 MUSIC SERVICES COORDINATOR) Hollywood-based record label and music publishing company managing one of the largest catalogs of recorded music in the world, has an immediate opening for an experienced Coordinator in the Digital music business. The successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Digital Media of the company and other senior executives to promote, market and develop worldwide the intellectual property assets of the Company. The Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring that service levels are met in a dynamic environment, and will be critical in demonstrating results to senior management in regular status meetings. Responsibilities: Facilitate the delivery of digital content to existing digital partners worldwide. Interface between language translators and the Manager of Digital Media. Data mapping and problem solving for delivery of digital content. UPC compliance on all recorded masters. Provide issue trend tracking and analysis and make recommendations for improvement. Support the tracking of time to projects and the calculations of project resource cost. Provide quality assurance for all data entry. Prepare Film and TV music cue sheets. Essential Requirements: Working knowledge of File Maker Pro 8.0. General knowledge of Information Technology functional areas and responsibilities. Undergraduate degree. PC & Mac literate. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Effective communication, leadership skills in working with technical and non-technical people. Proven ability to set and meet project deadlines and budgets and report to senior management. Prepare Film and TV music cue sheets. Extremely detail oriented. Preferred: Industry background in Music Publishing and/or Recorded Music. Experience in digital media delivery. Working knowledge of Chinese language and culture (not necessary but a plus). (20060910 RADIO PROMOTIONS) Major LA Radio Station. WANTED: Ball busting, smart, work-a- holic, team leader, who wants to work for a next to nothing salary in the Company's Promotions Dept. You will be the boss of 30 people, be accountable for coordinating everything we do on the streets @ our many concerts and events throughout the year. You will make no money and like it. You get to go to concerts, movie premieres and hang out with some dope people. I don't think you exist so prove me wrong. (20060909 LIFESTYLE MARKETING REPS) Major Label. We are currently hiring part-time positions as Lifestyle Marketing Reps in major markets. Before a band has a chance of breaking into the mainstream, they must start with a dedicated grass-roots fanbase. Our job is to help them build that fanbase one listener at a time. Lifestyle Reps are responsible for building and managing a local street team, comprised of enthusiastic young music fans who will help promote our bands at schools and shows in exchange for CDs and schwag. In addition to heading up their own street team, our reps forge relationships with local lifestyle accounts (ie, bars, restaurants, skate shops, tattoo parlors, etc) and service them with promotional tools, put up posters and give them CDs for in-store play. We also set up various types of promotions through these accounts, such as an enter-to-win or added-value. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door with one of the world's leading music companies. So, if you live in one of our open markets and meet the requirements below, send us a brief descriptive essay about you and why you want to work in the music industry. Also, tell us about "the scene" in your town. Tell us the about the cool places to hang out, good places to catch shows and where to find good music. Finally, list the last 5 CDs you purchased and the last 5 concerts you attended. REQUIREMENTS: Our reps spend a lot of time out at shows promoting our artists. We're looking for people who are music freaks and go to a ton of shows, regardless. If you haven't been to a concert in the last month or so, this is not for you. Must be knowledgeable and passionate about a wide breadth of music. We specialize mainly in rock / alternative, but we also work some jazz, classic rock and hip hop Must have extensive knowledge of the local music and lifestyle scene and a strong network of contacts in your market Flexible schedule; availability on nights and weekends. Reliable transportation. Strong leadership skills, Respond ONLY if you live in or nearby one of the following markets: Albuquerque, NM; Baltimore, MD; Boise, ID; Madison, WI; Tampa, FL; or Tucson, AZ. (20060908 MISC MKTG INTERN) Management company. Company's mission is to provide comprehensive services, enabling artists to achieve the broadest possible marketing and media reach, and mining the full spectrum of an artist's creative reservoir. A great entry level opportunity for students eager to learn about the music business! Qualifications: Interns will assist managers with projects that include press, touring, and production; servicing sampler CDs to our mailing list, clerical responsibilities, answering phones, and whatever else this hectic office requires in the heat of the moment! Skills: Enthusiastic, pro-active, responsible, organized, punctual interns with transportation. ONLY STUDENTS eligible for college credit. No exceptions, sorry! This is an unpaid internship. (20060906 ASST TO VP SALES) Audio & Video label: day to day management High-level organization and communication skills are essential in this job. Successful candidate must be self- starter, able to prioritize responsibilities with little direction and handle multiple tasks/projects at one time. Screen incoming calls for VP of Sales and maintain call sheet; maintain VPs calendar and all travel arrangements; VPs email inbox, answer all inquiries as requested, summarize all key emails for VP to handle; liaise with parent office regarding audio and video updates; and update, maintain and circulate all sales reports, including, but not limited to SoundScan, videoscan, ad-logs, key customer reports, daily sales reports, etc. Organize office files and prioritize all incoming requests; do bulk mailings of new product and other mailings for sales as needed; and provide other general assistant support as requested by the VP of Sales. Requirements: minimum of 2 years assistant experience in a fast paced office. Extremely knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Outlook and Word. Proficiency in FileMaker Pro and PowerPoint are preferred. This is a full time, salaried position with excellent benefits (including medical, dental, and 401k). (20060905 BIZ DEV MANAGER) Job based in Seattle, WA. Major online retailer seeks is seeking a business development manager for our digital services. This role will work to identify new business opportunities, establish relationships with digital content providers; structure, negotiate and close licensing agreements for content, and insure the success of long-term relationships. This position offers significant potential for growth within Company, but will require a passion for technology, an ability to work in a fast-paced environment and strong business, strategic and analytical skills. This is not just a fun and challenging job, it is also an opportunity to help shape the future of media. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of media licensing, experience working with major entertainment companies and will generally understand the dynamic digital landscape. 5+ Years Biz Dev Experience, 2+ of those years with online content. Bachelor’s Degree Required. MBA or other advanced degree preferred. (20060905 DIRECTOR, BIZ LEGAL AFFAIRS) Cable Network The Director, Business & Legal Affairs will provide Business and Legal support for Company and affiliated regional networks. This position will also provide occasional project oversight of paralegals, interns, and assistants. You will be involved in complex legal analysis, negotiation, and drafting skills, as well as the ability to balance legal versus business considerations to present to appropriate business people. Multi-tasking, teamwork, as well as “grace under fire” are critical to this position. Draft variety of agreements in connection with the development and production of television programming for Company, including but not limited to production services agreements, talent agreements, and location agreements, various service agreements, etc. and negotiating the terms thereof. Analyze contracts in response to business questions, as well as to provide necessary contractual/research information to Sr. Director/VP/SVP (to assist in business development, litigation risk assessment, etc.) Coordinate/meet with business and/or creative people (e.g. on production sets) to assist in litigation avoidance, as well as contractual education/counseling for parties involved in contractual negotiations. REQUIREMENTS: Legal degree (J.D.). Law firm experience or Network / Studio / Production experience preferred. Extensive drafting experience is necessary. Excellent typing skills and attention to detail. Strong interpersonal skills (including written/verbal/ability to work in a team/negotiating skills), and ability to manage many projects simultaneously are mission critical. (20060901 INDIE RECORD COMPANY INTERN) For starters, you must be a student at a school that will grant you credit for interning. Also, you must live in the Los Angeles area, have your own way of getting to the Company’s office, and be willing to do anything we tell you to do (well, almost...). Duties can include retail mailings - posters/promos out to key retailers in key markets; keeping mailing lists up to date using the retail database; making calls to retail to check on stock and inquire about any needs for product; covering shows in the LA area when needed if possible; making runs out to local shops to make displays of posters and hand out promos to managers; and researching online to find useful lifestyle accounts (clothing, accessories, coffee shops, etc) to possibly promote our artists. (20060829 PRODUCT MANAGER, MUSIC DISTRIBUTOR) Job located in New York, NY Company is the leading distributor and marketer of independent music in the world, representing thousands of labels spanning 73 countries and every music genre. Company supplies its catalogue of more than 800,000 tracks to all of the leading legal digital music retailers and mobile operators throughout the world. The company is headquartered in New York and London, with operations worldwide. As a Product Manager, you will serve as the main point-of-contact and internal advocate for a core group of Company distributed labels. Primary responsibilities include building and maintaining client relationships, securing complete catalogue assets (audio, artwork, label copy, release schedule), ensuring that releases efficiently complete encoding, delivery, and activation processes with distribution and retail partners, working with labels to determine priority releases, assisting in the creation of priority release marketing and merchandising plans, monitoring label accounting and fielding accounting questions, and working to secure exclusive, digital-only audio and video content. Candidate Requirements. Deep knowledge of multiple musical genres. Strong awareness of the digital music space in the form of digital music retailers and the various services and experiences they offer, general business trends, blogs, trade publications. Minimum 2-3 years combined music industry experience. Prior experience in product management at a distributor or record label a plus. Superior written and verbal communication skills. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. Energetic, proactive professional who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative, team environment, but also works well with minimal supervision. Bachelor’s degree. Candidates must be based in the NY-area only, no telecommuters. (20060829 MUSIC PUBLISHER ASST) Active independent music publishing company looking for a bright, energetic, motivated person as an assistant. Los Angeles / Mid-Wilshire area. Good computer skills (PC, Word, Excel, etc.) and phone skills essential. Also licensing, bookkeeping and publishing preferred. Hours: 11am – 6pm or 12 noon – 7pm Monday through Friday. $425 per week starting. Great opportunity to grow in a top creative company. (20060829 EVENT MANAGER) Join growing digital media company. Now recruiting 2 full-time manager or director-level (depending on experience) hires to work in our industry leading events business in our Los Angeles office on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. These individuals will be responsible for managing all aspects of event production, including creating and maintaining budgets, working on agendas, establishing and implementing marketing plans, organizing event-day logistics, and interfacing with senior executives at leading media and entertainment companies about speaking, sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Applicants should be computer and Internet-savvy. Knowledge of PC, Internet/e-mail, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel, and experience in event planning/management and existing relationships in the digital media industry are a "must". Basic skills in Front Page or HTML, Adobe Photoshop, and Quickbooks are a plus. (20060829 EVENT DIRECTOR) Join growing digital media company. Now recruiting 2 full-time manager or director-level (depending on experience) hires to work in our industry leading events business in our Los Angeles office on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. These individuals will be responsible for managing all aspects of event production, including creating and maintaining budgets, working on agendas, establishing and implementing marketing plans, organizing event-day logistics, and interfacing with senior executives at leading media and entertainment companies about speaking, sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Applicants should be computer and Internet-savvy. Knowledge of PC, Internet/e-mail, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel, and experience in event planning/management and existing relationships in the digital media industry are a "must". Basic skills in Front Page or HTML, Adobe Photoshop, and Quickbooks are a plus. (20060825 CREATIVE DIRECTOR, DIGITAL MUSIC SERVICE) Job located in New York, NY Company stands alone as the only digital music service entirely focused on serving the needs of independent music fans and independent labels. Delivering more than one million downloads each month, Company is among the top digital music services, offering a diverse catalog of 1.5 million tracks from established and emerging artists in every genre from the world's top independent labels. Description: Company is hiring a senior, experienced, brilliant creative leader to own and develop the growth of the Company Visual Brand. Creative Director will be responsible for creative strategy and general direction of all creative visual work. The Creative Director will manage the cross-company design team and be responsible for delivery of exceptional work, on time and within budget. In collaboration with all designers and the Director of Brand Marketing, the Creative Director owns the vision for the concept of the work, ensures exceptional quality and consistency, and presents the work to the Company management. Qualified candidates must have 4 years of experience as an Art Director plus at least 3 years of experience as a Creative Director for high profile brands, a strong design sense for print, web and typography and experience managing a diverse set of designers with mixed expertise. Experience and understanding of the design needs of a well-branded direct marketing company are essential. Complete mastery of Photoshop and Illustrator required. After Effects and Flash a huge plus. Please send resume and links to portfolio. We are looking for a Creative Director with a design esthetic that fully supports the personality of our brand. The Creative Director needs to be enthusiastic about the natural challenges of a new company in an extremely competitive, fast paced and growing industry. Overview & Responsibilities: Owns and develops the visual Company brand and ensures this look and feel translate through all design projects. Collaborates with Director of Brand Marketing and external brand agency. Is responsible for strong conceptual and strategic directions and clearly presents those ideas to the team and the clients (SVP of Marketing, VP of Product and CEO). Ensures the quality of the concept and work produced by Company are of highest standards: ‘flawless execution’, budget sensitive and timely deliverables. Manages and helps ensure the growth of individuals on the team and in the Visual Design department as well as working with freelancers when needed. Builds strong relationships with all levels of the marketing team. Develops presentations and key strategic documents to prove leadership and drive innovation. Experience balancing the needs of a direct oriented company with high-concept brand requirements. (20060825 DIRECTOR, BIZ DEV) Job located in New York, NY Digital entertainment – it’s everywhere you live. On your PC, in your living room, and with you on the go on portable media devices and mobile phones. But no matter where you’re accessing your entertainment, chances are you have seen and heard Company in action. From our leading-edge technologies used by some of the biggest brands in world, to our extensive portfolio of music and video content, Company is changing the way that people can experience the very best in digital entertainment. So, if you share our passion for digital innovation and want to take part in shaping its future, come be part of the Company team. We are looking for a talented individual for this senior position which is responsible for identifying, proposing and pursuing opportunities for expanding the company’s core and emerging businesses. In addition the position will close strategic deals with new customers who will use the company’s products and services to sell music video to their end consumers. Some Key Responsibilities include: Identify, propose and pursue opportunities for expanding the company’s core and emerging businesses. Provide a high level of oversight for the proposal process for new business including the preparation, pricing, and negotiation. Ensure that roles and responsibilities of all internal team members involved in the proposal development process are clearly defined and delineated, and that all work assignments are appropriately allocated. Coordinates conversion of: New client leads, partnering with the sales team in a team-selling approach. New sales opportunities at existing partners, as brought in by Partner Relations team members. Transfer new partner relationships to the appropriate Partner Relations team member. Develop a deep understanding of strategic partner’s product and services and long-term business strategies. Provide regular status reports and issue tracking to appropriate departments and team members. Build business plans and models which demonstrate the financial potential for partner opportunities. Provide intelligence, regular competitive analysis on industries in which the company operates in and interacts with. Skills/Requirements/Qualifications: College-level degree in business, marketing, or related area required. MBA, JD preferred. A minimum of 10 years experience in online media or technology. Ability to work closely with engineering and technical operations teams to convert market needs to a product roadmap. Proven track record of generating leads, creating and delivering sales pitches at the most senior levels of companies (from small to large) and then closing those deals. Creative and highly self- motivated with persuasive closing abilities. Proven track record in sales: ability to meet and exceed individual sales targets on a consistent basis. Excellent interpersonal, verbal, oral and written communication skills. Very detail-oriented and well-organized; ability to manage in high-activity, high- transaction environment. Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships. Significant knowledge of digital media technologies and operations; able to communicate with engineering and operations staff on technical issues. Able to work and adapt to changing environment. Travel: Minimum 20% domestic. (20060816 MKTG ASST) Growing entertainment marketing company in LA area seeks full time Marketing Assistant for company executive. General Administrative and Office Assistant Duties to company executive. Oversee fan clubs. Compose and execute creative promotions, organize meet and greets, compose email blasts. Maintain artist’s fan club Web site, street team Web sites, and MySpace pages. Support Street Teams by sending email blasts, posting news, and compiling data. Work with a team to provide support to Marketing Managers and Coordinators. Requirements: Experience with and/or understanding of grassroots marketing, Street Teams, and online marketing. Computer literacy (with ability to troubleshoot) and able to use PCs proficiently. Must be internet savvy. Must have competency with Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point. Professional demeanor (in the office, at events, and on the phone) and work ethic. Passion for music and grassroots marketing! Preferences: Have a basic understanding of design software such as Photoshop and Illustrator to alter images, lay out simple designs, and save images for Web. Have some knowledge (or desire to learn) in HTML in the form of Dreamweaver or related editing software. Knowledge of FTP software. Contacts in the music, film, gaming industries. Competitive salary commensurate with experience plus medical/dental. (20060815 PUBLICIST) Seeking publicist Independent music placement and development company seeks publicist to work with company's roster of artists for album releases, tours, etc. as well as to do PR for the company. Contract work, must have previous music publicist experience, especially in online trade sites. (20060815 SINGERS) Commercial music house opening LA studio in Oct, 2006 seeks singers of all styles for commercial, broadcast work. Union and non-union jobs. Many national credits and awards. Seeking experienced session singers and new talent. All jobs paid. (20060809 WEB DEVELOPER) Major label seeks Web Developer. The Full-time Web Developer will create tools, systems and websites for our label and artist online presence. Must be: A great designer with excellent Flash/CSS2/XHTML skills. ActionScript, C#, Ajax a plus but not required. A passion for music AND all things Web 2.0 (Mash-ups, Social Networks, RSS, SEO, Standards, Analytics) is essential. Enthusiastic and eager self-starter who lives online and loves music. Quick learner who listens and takes direction well. Strong planning, project management and organizational skills Analytic and ROI focus. Detail-oriented, great ability to handle multiple tasks and projects, team player. Our department is a small group of results-focused individuals who share a vision of doing what works to market and sell our artists and products. CDs, downloads, ringtones, subscriptions, videos, podcasts and whatever comes next in the digital music space, we want someone who works hard and smart to join us in our creative and successful efforts. (20060809 ROCK MKTG & COMMUNITY MANAGER) Major label seeks Rock Marketing & Community Manager. The position is responsible for the digital media aspects of label's pop or rock releases. Responsibilities: Promote Company artists on appropriate digital media platforms (online, mobile, gaming, etc.). Update artist and label Web sites with content management system. Coordinate web banner ad design and online tool development. Execute online media buys. Analyze marketing efforts for ROI. Develop and maintain artist presence on community sites (Friendster, My Space,etc.). Interact with label and artist representatives to obtain necessary approvals. Maintain department budgets. Online sweepstakes development and fulfillment. Participate in department and company projects as needed. Requirements: Enthusiastic and eager self-starter who lives online and loves music. Quick learner who listens and takes direction well. Strong planning, project management and organizational skills. Analytic and ROI focus. Detail-oriented. Great ability to handle multiple tasks and projects. Team player. Deep computer skills including web, Word, Excel, and email. Some html, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and audio/video production a plus. New Media and/or music background preferred. Our department is a small group of results-focused individuals who share a vision of doing what works to market and sell our artists and products. CD’s, downloads, ringtones, subscriptions, videos, podcasts and whatever comes next in the digital music space, we want someone who works hard and smart to join us in our creative and successful efforts. (20060809 DIGITAL SALES) Major label seeks digital sales rep. This will be the point person for our online DSP and Mobile accounts. This person will be responsible for all of the day-to-day account management of Company’s online digital sales partners and mobile carriers. Oversee all corporate programs and promotions with these partners. They will be tasked with creating new revenue opportunities and increasing current revenue streams. They will also work closely with Company sales dept and Parent Company’s Digital Sales and Mobile Groups to promote label priorities and initiatives. Requirements: Digital and/or mobile music experience. Enthusiastic and eager self-starter who lives online and loves music. Quick learner who listens and takes direction well. Strong planning, project management and organizational skills. Analytic and ROI focus. Detail-oriented. Great ability to handle multiple tasks and projects. Team player. Our department is a small group of results-focused individuals who share a vision of doing what works to market and sell our artists and products. CD’s, downloads, ringtones, subscriptions, videos, podcasts and whatever comes next in the digital music space, we want someone who works hard and smart to join us in our creative and successful efforts. (20060809 POP MKTG & COMMUNITY MANAGER) Major label seeks Pop Marketing & Community Manager The position is responsible for the digital media aspects of Company's pop releases. Responsibilties: Promote Company artists on appropriate digital media platforms (online, mobile, gaming, etc.) Update artist and label websites with content management system. Coordinate web banner ad design and online tool development. Execute online media buys. Analyze marketing efforts for ROI. Develop and maintain artist presence on community sites (Friendster, My Space,etc.). Interact with label and artist representatives to obtain necessary approvals. Maintain department budgets. Online sweepstakes development and fulfillment Participate in department and company projects as needed. Requirements: Enthusiastic and eager self starter who lives online and loves music. Quick learner who listens and takes direction well. Strong planning, project management and organizational skills. Analytic and ROI focus Detail-oriented. Great ability to handle multiple tasks and projects. Team player. Deep computer skills including web, Word, Excel, and email. Some html, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and audio/video production a plus. New Media and/or music background preferred. Our department is a small group of results-focused individuals who share a vision of doing what works to market and sell our artists and products. CDs, downloads, ringtones, subscriptions, videos, podcasts and whatever comes next in the digital music space, we want someone who works hard and smart to join us in our creative and successful efforts. (20060805 ASST TO MUSIC COMPOSERS) Full-time position, with salary based on experience. A wonderful opportunity to work for a growing company already established in television. Production experience preferred. (20060711 A&R INTERN) Major label seeks highly motivated, over achieving intern for the A&R department Do your friends and family think you’re a freak because you spend most of your time going to clubs at night trying to discover new bands? Well my little night crawler, we are looking for someone who lives, and breathes and knows their music better than all their peers. This is an amazing opportunity to work alongside the Director of A&R. We seek someone who’s confident and comfortable around high profile artists who won’t geek out with our bands, management, attorneys and label staff. We require a “get it done” attitude and someone who can research bands, scour the web and listen to demos. Of course you will be doing administrative work such as filing and answering phones…..you’re an intern, remember???!!! The upside learning the business hands on in a fun and fast paced atmosphere while getting your foot in the door at a busy major label A&R department in LA. Can you feel your contact list growing already? Thought so….. Daily tasks include: -Reviewing and logging demos. Music research for new artists and music news through the Web and magazines. Creating a weekly calendar of shows in the area. Submitting expenses using Microsoft Excel. -Answering and logging phone calls. Handling all mail distribution. Labeling and organizing CDs and other artist files. Attending shows on a weekly basis. Personal input on all of the music and art that goes with assigned artists. Requirements: Eligibility for school credit only. *****This is unpaid Internship*****. Looking for minimum of 24 hours a week. Comprehensive Internet and general computer knowledge including Word and Excel. Strong phone skills. Extensive knowledge of all genres of music, but specifically indie rock, rock, punk, metal and pop punk. Please include a cover letter including a phone number and contact info. (20060628 PUBLISHING / MGMT ASST) A veteran in music publishing and production is branching out into artist management and seeks a highly motivated and organized part-time assistant. Candidate will work closely with Manager and Artist and will be responsible for assembling and mailing Press Kits, working with agents/bookers, distributors and act as a recording liaison and essentially doing whatever needs to be done to assist in building manager and artist’s profile and careers. Successful candidate must have Macintosh & PC skills and must know MS Office/Entourage. Photoshop and layout/pre-press skills (Quark, Photoshop, etc.) and recording experience are a plus. Candidates with agency or management company experience will be expedited. The majority of the work will be performed in Glendale and Sherman Oaks, with occasional work in Beverly Hills. Please tell us your salary requirements, availability and where you want to be in 1, 3 and 5 years. Thank you for your time. (20060627 INDIE ARTIST SEEKS ASST) Independent Artist/Label seeks someone to run music/art business organization, tour booking, exhibition arrangements, promotion, publicity, travel arrangements, distribution, catalogue licensing and all aspects of coordinating artist / label commerce. We are looking for someone who has a passion for music and art and would be thrilled being the organizational hub and business coordinator associated with all aspects of the business side of this busy artists career. Organization, consistency and good communication skills are a must. Someone who is highly-energetic and positive, self-motivated, quick thinking and articulate, young-spirited, familiar with popular/underground culture, someone who is both detail oriented and can visualize the "big picture" and the future of the business and the artists' career. NOTE: NO ARTISTS PLEASE - THIS IS STRICTLY A BUSINESS POSITION. Good computer skills are required as well (Mac preferably). Familiarity with the basics of Entourage, Photoshop, BBedit is a plus for minor tasks, but not necessary. Salary will grow commensurate to the value of the individual to the company. If interested, please contact and/or send resume. Compensation: $800/month (part time to start) (20060518 INTERN) Music Publishing Administration Intern Studio City, CA. Small independent music publishing company looking for an intern who is interested in the music business. This is an unpaid position. Will assist in preparation of music royalty statements and film & TV licensing. Requirements: Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office- Word/Excel, QuickBooks, Filemaker Pro). (20060515 INSIDER WRITERS) Do you… Regularly arrive home at 4 a.m. after a night on the town? Furiously cram your livejournal, blog, MySpace page, or Flickr site with massed memories from the debaucherous hours that just passed? Cover your walls guitar picks, setlists, posters, and random paraphernalia from all the shows you've been to? Know the coat checkers, ticket takers, and doormen at your city's best spots? Have a writing style that highlights your engaging personality? Have prior experience covering shows and interviewing artists? And on top of all that, are you driven and reliable? The website of a major music/lifestyle magazine is looking for insiders in local scenes across the nation; excited, young writers ravenous about the nightlife, music, and writing; ones willing to gain exposure through contributions to our heavily-trafficked website; people who are reliable, meet deadlines, and take kindly to constructive criticism and direction. While contributions are unpaid, you'll be getting bylines on a highly reputable web site and occasional access to some of your city's most desired shows. And lots of our online freelancers go onto bigger and better things in the magazine; good work is rewarded in many ways. (1006 DIGITAL RADIO ASST) Largest Internet radio network in the world seeks a qualified entry level individual to assist with digital music initiative. Duties include maintenance of on-line digital Music Library, coordination of new media assets, and production of site editorial. Ideal candidate MUST possess strong knowledge of digital music technology and a solid understanding of industry landscape. Verbal and written communication skills a plus. Love of all types of music is essential. Initially, this is a part-time position with solid potential to lead to full time employment. (1004) Experienced concert promoters and booking agents needed. Company is contracting experienced booking agents and concert promoters. Our growing network of seasoned musicians has caused increase in the number of bookings we complete each month. We have an excellent network of music professionals in every music genre. Our list includes artists from across the nation. The ideal candidate must have music industry experience, a working knowledge of your local music scene, club contacts and the ability to negotiate performance contracts. Please view our website for our list of artists. Commission based on negotiated contract agreement.
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