Warner Music Group - Entertainment and Media Industry
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Job Description: We are Warner Music Group, home to a broad roster of new stars and legendary artists through a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Spinnin, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and Warner Music Nashville, as well as Warner Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide. We currently have a fantastic opportunity to join our innovative and highly sought-after A&R team at Atlantic Records.
Position: A&R Assistant
A little bit about our team: Atlantic has always been and continues to be an A&R driven record label. The A&R Department operates as the primary source of talent scouting and record making within Atlantic Records. It is A&R that allows us to identify and sign new talent and continue making records for currently signed artists on the roster.
Why this could be your next big break: You would be supporting three Atlantic A&Rs based in New York that work across various genres in fulfilling any and all of their A&R and administrative duties. You would be learning all aspects of the A&R process with the aim of growing within the A&R department at Atlantic Records for years to come.
Here youll get to: Manage and schedule meetings, showcases, and calendars. Coordinate sessions for artist clients with producers and songwriters Handle travel and itineraries for A&Rs and artist clients Act as a liaison between the label, artists, and management companies Work closely with all departments including marketing, publicity, sales, product management, financeand legal Assist and participate in coordination of record production. Work with mixing and mastering engineers, studio managers, and artists throughout the process Maintain and develop relationships directly with artists Scout and research new artist, songwriter, and producer talent for Atlantic Records Review demo submissions and cover shows Work with the A&R research team and help to compile weekly reports Cover studio sessions for the A&Rs artist roster Provide all levels of support including phones, expense reports, travel, and studio bookings
Rockstar candidates will be able to: Be self-motivated and a great communicator Provide basic assistant/admin support Be detail oriented and organized Have an amazing ear and hunger for new music discovery Have a vast knowledge and understanding of music across all genres Be able to maintain relationships and evaluate talent Be proactive, passionate and driven to learn about all aspects of A&R
It would be music to our ears if you also had: Previous music industry experience Experience using industry tools such as Nielsen Music Connect, Mediabase, etc.
Why join us? Warner Music Group is all about our people. We are one global company made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music, every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart from the rest of the industry by embracing a philosophy of innovation that is part of our company's DNA. Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the biggest forces in music today.
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