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    Coordinator, Sync – Animation SeriesWarner Music Group (posted on 6-11-24)

    As a key member of the Sync Department, you will support a wide catalog of music and interact with various clients across all areas of media. This team member will serve as the administrative core of our team and will play a pivotal role in creative support. We are looking for a team member with a basic knowledge of the field of sync, strong attention to detail, well-developed organizational skills, and an extremely proactive approach to both immediate and long-term department goals.

    Here you’ll get to:

    • Daily assess our department’s vast music library, ensuring all music files have accurate metadata.
    • Acquire music files from internal partners (A&R, A&R Admin, etc.), ingest music into our internal system, and prepare music to be sent to clients for e-blasts and specified pitches
    • Create, update, and proofread documents, spreadsheets, and presentations on behalf of our team
    • Lead all aspects of the maintenance of the team’s contact database and shared drive to ensure contacts, files, records and publications are up to date
    • Manage the calendar and scheduling on behalf of the Department and Department Head for meetings with artists, clients, and internal partners
    • Liaise with various internal partners across Warner Records to gather artist information
    • Attend and take notes at general marketing and artist-specific planning meetings for the Department
    • Work with the team on the creation of targeted email blasts and themed playlists
    • Coordinate ticket solicitations for the Department
    • Actively participate in weekly Warner Records department meetings and contribute ideas on how we as a team can develop, grow, and promote our artists, specifically within the sync world
    • Represent Warner Records at concerts, showcases, listening events, playbacks, mixers, and other events on a regular basis.
    • On occasion, help organize artist showcases for Warner Records artists
    • Supervise the team’s Emerging Talent Associate

    Coordinator, Production – Animation SeriesNetflix (posted on 6-11-24)

    The successful candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, quick-thinking, and flexible, while adeptly managing multiple and diverse responsibilities. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential. The role demands impeccable organizational skills and unwavering attention to detail at all times, along with the ability to be discreet and handle confidential information. This is a demanding and fast-moving position that requires a positive thinker who can exercise good judgment and work independently, yet be loosely coupled to the rest of the Series Production Team.

    Responsibilities

    • At least 3 years experience in an animation production capacity that carries responsibility and ownership, ideally in a Production Manager role or higher.
    • Serve as the first point of production contact and the central Netflix communication point for show productions and Netflix cross-functional teams.
    • Track the work against schedules and production reports.
    • Train crews in complexity tools and guide in managing assumptions and complexity throughout all phases of production.
    • Spearhead understanding of animation production studio needs.
    • Identify and manage gaps in the pipeline, technical support, and production management tools, ensuring that productions have the necessary tools and deciding the priority of introducing new tools and training.
    • Propose and implement the updating and maintenance of Netflix information sources, new tools, and best workflows (Shotgrid, Google Suite).
    • Onboard and train show leadership and potential studios on Netflix processes, tools, and resources
    • Update Netflix generic development schedules and budgets.
    • Update Netflix development schedules/crew trackers and maintain the slate.
    • Organize and track deal types for the crew, following up when needed.
    • Perform other adhoc duties as required to support the animation series production team and ensure seamless operations.

    Manager, FinanceVirgin Music Group (posted on 6-6-24)

    Virgin Music Group is looking for a Finance Manager to be first point of contact to our third-party label partners and support the overall finance team.  The successful candidate will have exceptional relationship management skills, possesses an analytical mind, is capable of prioritizing and completing multiple tasks in a timely manner, is results driven and will serve as an advocate for VMG’s artist and label partners. This position reports to the Director of Finance.

    How you’ll CREATE:

    Provide day-to-day finance management support to VMG’s label partners, management team, and finance team, including:

    • Vendor Management – Set up and maintain vendor / payable relationships including third-party partners, within VMG’s enterprise systems
    • Intercompany/Third-Party Chargeback Management– Identify allocation amounts to be charged-back internally and to external distributed label partners. Manage process from approvals to monthly invoice/settlement.
    • Financial Planning and Analysis – Perform analysis and collaborate with the Virgin Music Finance/Accounting teams as needed. Identify process improvements and develop new, more efficient procedures to assist in meeting reporting deadlines
    • Label Relations & Reporting – Provide reporting that addresses needs presented by our partners and troubleshoot issues to resolution
    • Accountant Partnership Support – Liaise with UMG’s central account services team on the preparation and calculation of financial reporting to third-party label partners, as well as related management reporting
    • Third-Party Statement Review – Ensure proper audit of monthly statements by routing statements for internal review, performing reviews of rates and amounts included, keeping all tracking systems up-to-date and monitoring the internal approval to release payable balances
    • Special Projects & Other Duties – Support the finance and accounting teams on projects as needed

    Director, Touring (Budgeting)Capitol Records (posted on 6-6-24)

    Capitol Music Group is seeking a candidate to join the Artist Relations & Touring Team.  This is a unique, multi-faceted position that will focus on budgeting and accounting [including but not limited to Touring and TV / Radio appearances]. Organizational skills, while multitasking, are required and excel is necessary for managing and monitoring costs. Working on this team, you must be able to operate in high stress situations, using quick problem-solving techniques while maintaining a high attention to detail. Whilst you will work closely with all departments, the role will be expected to have a strong relationship with the Finance Department.

    How we LEAD:

    As a Director, Touring (Budgeting), you will be responsible for managing and analyzing budgets, working closely with artist mangers to submit budgets to the Label that reflect the proposed activity in the most financially efficient way. You will also be responsible for handling any payments associated with the budgets. In this role, you are expected to develop strong relations with artist management due to the volume of communication required on budgets.

    This is an extremely fast paced detail-oriented department that requires resourcefulness, poise, a sense of humor, and the ability to work quickly, calmly and accurately under pressure and intense deadlines.  Willingness to field emails and calls after hours as well as to work nights and weekends is a requirement. Capitol Music Group is constantly evolving; thus, it is imperative to collaborate cross-functionally to identify artists’ visions and set expectations related to how we can develop mutually beneficial partnerships.

     How you’ll CREATE:

    • The most crucial functions of this position are having great attention to detail of what production and creative elements in the Touring and TV/Radio world cost and be able to navigate those costs with artist managers.
    • Understanding backline and technical needs that are needed for a performance.
    • Making sure artists have the sufficient funding in their internal budgets.
    • Communicating with management on artists spend and approved costs.
    • Communicating with the Finance Department on the funds needed for tour and artist performances.
    • Collaborating with the Vice President of artist relations of how costs can be saved in budgets prior to retrieving approvals from the Finance Department.
    • Navigating problems with spend for tours and events by being able to find a solution.

    Director, A&R (Mexican Regional, Bilingual English/Spanish)Universal Music Group (posted on 6-6-24)

    How we LEAD: 
    This role will be responsible for strategically managing initiatives involving Universal Music artists and the larger creative and artistic community. This person will work collaboratively with internal business units, Labels, Management, and artists to identify and recognize opportunities to sign artist and bring top of the line musical content as Director of A&R, with an expertise in Regional Mexican music and based on the West Coast. Developing and maintaining strong and effective relationships with artists / producers / songwriters, key figure heads within the industry, labels, and artists will be key to their success. This is a key role within our company and requires someone who is creative, analytical, and passionate about music and demonstrates strong power of influence and expertise in the Mexican market.

    How you’ll CREATE:
    • Monitor the recording process to best ensure timely delivery, on budget recordings, artist satisfaction and commercial viability
    • Constantly look for new artists that will appropriately fit within Universal Music Latino current roster, while standing out as unique and individual and maintaining Universal Music Latino philosophy and criteria for new artists
    • Maintain a professional, consistent, ethical style of operation, operating with integrity within our company, the creative community and with our artists
    • Meet and correspond with potential and existing artists to establish trusted relationships in order to discuss musical and personal vision as well as goals and calling
    • Attend regular A&R, staff, scheduling, promotions, marketing, and creative meetings to ensure strong communication with the entire label team
    • Manage budgetary items effectively and efficiently, to ensure company assets are utilized in accordance with Universal Music Group policy and are aligned with the Universal Music Latino and Divisional Strategic Plan
    • Maintain knowledge and awareness of Universal Music Latino release schedule and all associated deadlines
    • Collaborate with A&R team to hire the appropriate mastering engineer on each project, collect all pertinent feedback from artists and producers, and ensure the highest possible sonic quality delivery
    • Assist A&R Administration in securing lyrics, writer splits, musician credits and all other necessary label copy for each recording
    • Manage recording process of each artist project according to label deadlines and within label pre-determined budget through mastering and delivery to label and marketing teams
    • Maintain strong relationships with producers, songwriters and other creatives while constantly developing new contacts to expand our record production talent pool
    • Maintain awareness and understanding of modern musical, cultural, technological and production trends to keep our artists, their songs and their production values relevant
    • Maintain strong relationships with managers, radio programmers, promoters, and commercial partners to stay in the loop on new and emerging artists
    • As directed and approved accompany artists on tour dates and appearances for the purpose of encouragement, maintaining healthy relationships, awareness, performance critique and development
    • Provide representation at showcases, competitions and other industry events where new artists are performing and be available to speak at or judge performances at these events when appropriate
    • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


    Manager, Audience DevelopmentUniversal Music Group (posted on 6-4-24)

    Audience Development to ideate, build, and manage effective omni channel campaigns for UMG artists and their music fans. Specifically, the role will support Capitol Records. You will be highly organized, detail-oriented, and great at prioritizing what needs to get done now, while managing long term strategic initiatives. You will work cross-functionally to help solve complex and exciting challenges by leveraging data to develop audience specific strategies and programs across owned channels (email, SMS, web). Focusing on connecting music fans with the right message, at the right time, you will turn insights into a strategic position that will achieve both artist and label business goals.

    You have experience with segmentation and testing frameworks and will rely on data to glean insights to make decisions. You are both creative and data driven, obsessed with personalization, thrives in a fast-paced environment, has a willingness to adapt and a commitment to getting things done.

    HOW YOU’LL CREATE:
    • Develop new audience growth strategies and tactics for driving long-term fan engagement, retention and lifetime value
    • From concept through post campaign analysis – leverage marketing automation tools to develop transactional, promotional, and evergreen content strategies in order to optimize the fan lifecycle
    • Develop, plan, and optimize CRM campaigns through rigorous, hypothesis-driven A/B testing to meet business goals
    • Work cross-functionally with label teams and UMG Central resources to build audiences and activate on them
    • Drive segmentation, targeting, personalization and relevancy tactics to improve engagement and conversion across owned marketing channels (email – batch, trigger, journeys, push, social, and SMS) and support multi-channel orchestration
    • Serve as analytics lead by formalizing testing best practices across various channels and providing thought leadership around fan-centric insights that go beyond the “what” and tap into the “why” and “so what”
    • Own a learning agenda; continuously test, learn and iterate on our lifecycle strategy and identify the best performing content and messages across audiences and fan stages
    • Be an authority on copy and design, leveraging data to drive fan engagement, loyalty and lifetime value
    • Contribute meaningful reports and analyses; translate analytical findings into clear, easily understandable, actionable insights that drive strong business strategy

    Associate Director, Pop/RockASCAP (posted on 6-4-24)

    The person hired into this role will be expected to leverage their knowledge of the music industry to cultivate and maintain strong relationships within aspects of the music industry, including indie and major record labels publishers, lawyers, managers, and agents — with a particular emphasis on enhancing ASCAP’s on-the-ground presence in the LA area, which includes attending live shows, industry mixers, in-person meetings with writers and staff of ASCAP publisher members.

    Responsibilities include the discovery and development of songwriters and music publishers, forming and maintaining relationships within all aspects of the music industry. The person in this role will assist in driving efforts to increase ASCAP’s membership and drive licensing market share. In this role, you will be responsible for the discovery and development of up-and-coming, as well as established, songwriters and music publishers. This role will require strong interpersonal skills and strategic mindset to drive ASCAP’s goals and initiatives. Key functions also include attending evening events such as mixers and song camps, and attending industry events industry events, market research, and occasional public speaking. The person in this role must stay informed about the music industry at large.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    • Ability to maintain a professional and pleasant demeanor while interacting with members and other industry professionals.
    • Exceptional judgment.
    • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
    • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for the LA music industry preferred.
    • Ability to juggle priorities and be a team player.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Docs
    • Market research skills
    • 3 years of experience in Music Industry
    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • Will be required to attend events outside of office hours.
    • Attend ASCAP’s Membership events.
    • Attend industry events, mixers, studio visits or concerts.

    Publicity Coordinator (Onyx Collective)The Walt Disney Co. (posted on 5-21-24)

    Onyx Collective is seeking a Publicity Coordinator, who will be an exceptional addition to our Onyx Collective Publicity team. You will play a fundamental role by serving as the primary foundation of support in the publicity efforts for Onyx Collective’s content on Hulu. Reports into Vice President, Publicity, Onyx Collective. This role will interact directly with the Vice President, as well as the publicity team and other departments across Disney Entertainment and The Walt Disney Company. This position provides you with the opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge in the strategy and execution of Onyx Collective publicity campaign launches and promotions. The right person for this role is very comfortable working in a fast-paced, creative environment and possesses a strong ability to multitask, prioritize and handle multiple projects concurrently. This person should have a robust attention to detail and the ability to analyze and interpret data to derive insights. We’re looking for someone who loves TV as much as we do, has a passion for the entertainment industry, has a ‘can do’ attitude and a ONE TEAM mentality with a hunger to learn more!

    Responsibilities:

    • Provides administrative support to Onyx Collective’s VP of Publicity and publicity/project support to the full PR team.
    • Manage the office of Onyx Collective’s VP of Publicity. Sample responsibilities include:
      • Manage executives’ calendar and set up meetings. You will act as the point of contact among the Office of the President, other senior executives, employees, clients and external partners. Able to handle confidential information with absolute discretion.
      • Monitor and prioritize information flow to the broader Disney Entertainment leadership team by leading the weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
      • Prepare Travel & Expense reports, reconcile corporate card expenses and uphold company T&E policies. Maintain a comprehensive understanding of department policies, procedures and methods of operation to effectively and efficiently conduct duties and responsibilities.
      • Ensure the Vice President is always prepped ahead of all meeting or company functions. Able to keep the executive abreast of trends and new developments in the news space by reading industry publications, monitoring social media, and tracking competitor’s initiatives.
      • Promote a positive and welcoming attitude in and out of the office; represent the ethos and style as demonstrated by the Vice President. Take on special projects and initiatives as requested by the VP.
    • Assist the Publicity pod in the development of Onyx Collective series campaigns – including coordination and logistics for premieres, press junkets, festivals and conventions.
    • Collect and analyze press breaks/coverage reports/status reports on Onyx Collective announcements, titles and other publicity initiatives
    • Coordinate closely with Publicists to ensure that clips/broadcast materials are distributed and utilized by the appropriate show/outlet
    • Support publicity team by being responsible for talent itineraries, as well as coordinating and booking travel for talent press trip sand other special events
    • Manage and track invoices from events, mailers, talent appearances in overall publicity budget
    • Create tune-in alerts for key press bookings and distribute to series distribution list
    • Maintain updates to Onyx Collective Publicity Assignment Sheet and Publicity Calendar
    • Develop and manage relationships with cross-functional teams and across the entire Disney Enterprise to execute campaigns; in particular, coordinate in lockstep with other PR/marketing functions, including Disney Synergy, Email marketing, Social, Creative, Media and more to ensure smooth execution and that campaigns align with overall initiatives and timelines
    • Additional department support as needed

    Music Researcher’s AssistantAppleOne (posted on 5-12-24)

    The Research Assistant position is an entry-level music business opportunity.

    • Remote but must be close enough to drive in for trainings and meetings in the San Fernando Valley when needed.
    • Music Publishing and or Music Licensing experience.
    • Music Degree or Music Certificate preferred.

    Description:

    • Database matching of song and release details using on-line research of song and release information.
    • Data review and update for database of music administration records.
    • Service Customer Inquiries as required.
    • Heavy Volume – deadline driven.
    • Data entry experience with strong computer navigation and keyboarding skills required.
    • Ability to self-motivate and engage in critical thinking while focusing on small details and repetitive task.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    • Working knowledge of various artists, music genres, styles and terminology strongly preferred.
    • Music publishing administration experience.

    Education: MUSIC DEGREE or CERTIFICATE (NOTHING CREATIVE).

    Benefits:  Company offers a full benefits package including health, dental and 401(k).

    Apply for this great position as a music researcher assistant needed (remote role) . For immediate consideration submit resume to Azuri Ross in the Downtown Los Angeles Bunker Hill AppleOne Office and call and ask for Azuri Ross.


    Director, LitigationLiveNation (posted on 4-30-24)

    Live Nation is seeking a highly qualified and experienced Director of Litigation, General Liability & Disability Access to join our legal team. In this position, you will play a crucial role in overseeing all aspects of Live Nation’s general liability and disability access litigation portfolio.

    The Director, Litigation will report directly to the Senior Vice President, Litigation and assist the SVP with day-to-day advice and counsel to the company. This Attorney will act with the highest level of integrity and business and personal ethical standards in all aspects of job performance.

    WHAT THIS ROLE WILL DO

    • Manage all general liability (personal injury and premises liability) and disability access lawsuits, working with outside counsel and in-house claims managers
    • Provide legal advice and counsel to the business on pre-litigation general liability and disability access claims/issues as they arise
    • Manage any customer-related disputes related to personal injury or disability access issues, including escalations from our Customer Service teams, often working directly with Live Nation’s customers to resolve matters as they arise
    • Review legal documents – including complaints, pleadings, motions, and discovery requests/responses – negotiating settlements and drafting settlement agreements
    • Conduct site visits to review programs, plans, and consumer-facing policies for compliance with the ADA at our venues nationwide
    • Develop and deliver training programs on ADA compliance and litigation risk management for relevant stakeholders within the organization
    • Quantify existing legal exposure to the company and identifying future trends in legal exposure, while working with business stakeholders to mitigate that exposure through operational changes
    • Provide general assistance to the Senior Vice President, Litigation and performing other tasks as assigned from time to time by the SVP

    Sr Director, Film/TV/Visual MediaBMI (posted on 4-30-24)

    POSITION SUMMARY:  Maintains and increases BMI’s Film/TV/Visual Media market share and builds industry relationships by performing the following duties either personally or through the direction of others.

    LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA office. BMI has transitioned back to working in the office on a regular hybrid schedule. At present, most team members are expected in the office three (3) days a week. Decisions regarding future transitions will take place in phases as BMI continues to closely monitor COVID-19 as employee safety is our priority.

    FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

    • Develops and maintains relationships with composers, agents, publicists, lawyers, and Film/TV/Visual Media music industry executives and professionals. Facilitates the relationship between these industry professionals and BMI affiliates.
    • Attends numerous music industry events as a BMI representative, inclusive of screenings, concerts, panels, all in support of our BMI composers and the visual media music community.
    • Serves as a spokesperson for BMI at various industry panels, events, universities, music education forums, and cross industry initiatives by educating the music community on the role and function of BMI.
    • Actively pursues the acquisition of established composers in the audio-visual entertainment industry to drive BMI’s market share.
    • Highly involved in creating ideas for new initiatives and programs to help the visual media composer (writer) community be more diverse and inclusive.
    • Coordinates team to produce workshops and events for BMI affiliates, including the BMI Film/TV/Visual Media Awards.
    • Continuously works on ideas for BMI composer community engagement including creating and moderating industry panels at various events with BMI composers.
    • Provides an understanding of royalties in new media as the spectrum of licensed platforms expands and changes within the current landscape of music for visual media.
    • Maintains a working knowledge  of industry practices, rights and law changes that affect BMI and PRO activities such as consent decrees, MLC, Neighboring rights.
    • Provides working understanding of BMI’s distribution system and the ability to evaluate royalty statements.
    • Answers ongoing affiliate royalty inquiries and aids in, research of cue sheets, financial adjustments, all while demonstrating an ability to source information independently.
    • Provides a knowledge base of licensing and placements for songwriters in visual media as a viable revenue stream.
    • Collaborates with the BMI corporate communications teams on web pieces, articles, social media, and any other digital initiatives to highlight BMI composers.
    • Regular attendance.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Supports our BMI Core Values and cultivates a culture of inclusion and diversity.

    Artist Support AssociateSony Music Entertainment (posted on 4-30-24)

    Sony Music Entertainment is a member of the Sony family of global companies.

    At AWAL, we work with an epic roster of emerging talent and more established artists & labels from all over the world. We aim to remove all barriers between artists and the A&R teams or store editors that help them take their business to the next level within the AWAL ecosystem. This position is based in the growing team in our LA office. You’ll be passionate about delivering the latest music industry best practice advice to these developing artists and labels. You’ll be supporting them in delivering their releases into the AWAL system and, in some instances, supporting some of the more developed projects alongside the wider AWAL team. You’ll likely be somewhere between digital music geek and artist manager with wonderfully written communication skills as we support so many artists with so many varied challenges. We’re a diverse team, so please do apply if this description sounds like you.

    What you’ll do:

    • Serve as the first point of contact for the AWAL Core members on their individual campaigns and release setup.
    • Help artists using the in-house AWAL tools like our Uploader, the Analytics tools, and the AWAL app.
    • Support the artists and labels with the quality control process for their new releases.
    • Answer questions coming in from the artists on the day-to-day running of their business (80% of your time).
    • Work with more senior members of the team to develop internal training tools.
    • Look for exciting upcoming projects in the roster and share with the A&R team.

    Senior Director, Música MexicanaSony Music Entertainment (posted on 4-30-24)

    As Senior Director, Música Mexicana, your responsibilities include overseeing strategic relationships, providing sales and marketing guidance, and keeping our Los Angeles clients updated on the latest trends and developments in the Mexican music industry. You must possess a genuine passion for Mexican music and the ability to spot and harness sales trends and insights to drive revenue. This role reports to the VP, Mexico and is based in Los Angeles, CA.

    What you’ll do

    • Manage and evolve high-level relationships with key Mexican music and cultural stakeholders, working alongside label management. Meet and correspond with contacts to establish trusted relationships.
    • Serve as a resource for specialized knowledge, offering strategy and support.
    • Drive and grow The Orchard’s Mexican business as part of content acquisition and business development in the Mexican music space. Create strategically new business opportunities that will fit our current roster while serving as a unique distributor in the Mexican music landscape. Continue to expand The Orchard’s footprint and thrive in this dynamic industry.
    • Collaborate with Marketing and Sales to create innovative marketing strategies that captivate our audience and drive sustained consumption. Constantly strive to stay ahead of the curve and deliver cutting-edge campaigns that consistently resonate with our audience.
    • Research and evaluate the client’s needs, the current industry landscape, and market/cultural trends, and identify potential areas for growth. Anticipate potential challenges and highlight areas for discovery and opportunity. Proactively monitor market trends, ensuring The Orchard stays ahead of the curve and provides our clients with the best possible service.
    • Represent The Orchard Mexican labels, repertoire, and services as required at events and conferences.
    • Drive label engagement utilizing internal marketing and data analytic tools to guide and support strategic decisions for marketing and sales goals. Continuously interpret data, and propose solutions and optimization to labels and artists.

    Music Executive, TV – Amazon MGM Studios (posted on 3-12-24)

    We are seeking a Music Executive to join the dynamic music team supporting the Studios original U.S. Series productions. Amazon MGM Studios are building an effective way to develop commercially viable episodic series and feature films globally. You will be an integral part to the music team and will be located in Culver City, CA. You’ll have experience in TV and Movie music production and music supervision, you will use your robust knowledge of music and your network of relationships in the entertainment and music industry in the U.S. to drive successful projects. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to broaden their entertainment experience at a growing studio. Our team culture is goal orientated and fast paced. We are motivated by the challenge and success to produce premium content in the ever-changing digital entertainment business.

    Core Responsibilities Of The Role

    • Management and tracking of music budgets, talent deals, composers, scoring process, music delivery, and music licensing for designated productions
    • Supervision of designated productions on behalf of the studio
    • Utilize a deep understanding of music licensing for film and TV to ensure success of projects
    • Partner effectively across internal divisions and with external partners using excellent communication skills

    Basic Qualifications

    • 10-15 years experience in the Film/TV Music entertainment industry
    • Experience providing in-house music support for a TV or film production company
    • Film & TV Music supervision experience
    • Experience in Film / TV music licensing
    • Strong project management and organizational skills

    Assistant or Associate Professor, Mike Curb Endowed Chair of Music Industry StudiesCSUN (posted on 11-25-23)

    The Department of Music at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to serve as the Mike Curb Endowed Chair of Music Industry Studies. The successful candidate will teach courses in the field of Music Industry and have research interests in this field.

    In addition to teaching, the position requires weekly office hours, attending faculty meetings, participation in assessment of student learning, and service to the department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she/they is/are housed for recommending tenure and promotion. Given CSUN’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and engagement in a diverse environment, the successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable academic outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Graduate degree in music, law, business, or another relevant field
    • Professional experience in one or more areas of the music industry, including but not limited to: Music Law, Music Publishing and Licensing, Copyright, Entertainment Industry Contracts, Record Company Operations, Artist Management, Music in Media, Live Performance, or Music Products
    • Classroom teaching experience in person and/or online

    Music Department AssistantCAA (re-posted on 7-17-23)

    Future assistants will provide administrative support to an Agent in our Music Department. The ideal candidate should be motivated, interested in the concert booking space, quick-thinking and open to working in an environment where he/she is capable of performing administrative tasks in a fast-paced environment.

    Responsibilities

    • Administrative duties include heavy phones, coordinating meetings and schedules, preparing expense reports, booking travel, producing correspondence, special projects, organization of touring clients’ activity (ticket counts, contract tracking, deposit tracking, releasing of monies, routing, etc.)

    Research AssistantMusic Reports (posted on 1-30-23)

    The Research Assistant position is an entry-level music business opportunity. The nature of this position requires an ability to self-motivate and engage in critical thinking while focusing on small details and data entry tasks. As a Research Assistant, you will:
    • Research music copyright ownership using information available through the internet, direct sources, and other reference tools
    • Prepare and enter updates to Songdex, the largest independent source of music copyright information in the world
    • Match sound recordings to musical works
    • May include other tasks related to music database maintenance and research, such as researching new releases or processing music cue sheet

    Royalty AccountantRoyalty Review Council (reposted on 12-02-22)

    Royalty Review Council has an immediate opening for a Royalty Accountant, an ideal opportunity for an experienced royalty accountant from the entertainment industry, particularly with experience with Counterpoint (Vistex) Systems software (Record Maestro and Music Maestro).

    Required Experience:

    • 2+ years of record label or music publishing administration experience in preparing royalty statements REQUIRED
    • Solid math skills and the ability to think analytically
    • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, lookups, data validation, formulas)
    • Experience working with Counterpoint Systems Record Maestro and/or Music Maestro a plus
    • Accounting, Finance, Information Systems or Music Industries Studies degree preferred
    • Ability to work within deadlines, exercise good judgment, and maintain client confidentiality
    • Strong written and oral communication skills

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Set up royalty rate terms and label copy information in royalty system
    • Enter quarterly sales, costs, reserves and related data for clients in royalty system
    • Review royalty statements for accuracy
    • Research unknown song publisher shares
    • Other music related projects
    • Meet established guidelines and timelines with high quality results

    Associate AttorneyMusic Law Firm (posted on 11-2-22)

    If you are a CA-licensed attorney with music legal experience and an exacting attention to detail who wants to join an innovative law firm run by a top music attorney, then read on!

    Company Overview
    Erin M. Jacobson, Esq., A.P.C. is a top boutique music law firm in Los Angeles, CA.  The firm represents music artists, songwriters, composers, music publishers, independent record labels, managers, producers, estates and heirs, and legacy music catalogues.  The nature of the firm’s work is transactional.  We handle contractual, copyright, and publishing administration matters on behalf of clients (i.e. no litigation).

    Our mission is to protect music creators, rights’ owners, and their catalogues through expert deal negotiation, intellectual property management, and advice for long term success.  We value professionalism, excellence in our work, expert knowledge and advice, confidentiality, honesty, and innovation.

    We are looking for a superstar Associate Attorney who is smart, positive, reliable, detail-oriented, trustworthy, and can work independently.

    Position Overview
    This is a full-time, remote role, reporting directly to the firm owner/managing attorney.  Although the position is remote, the candidate must be a California resident.  There will be a brief, part-time evaluation period at the outset to ensure a good fit for both parties.

    Candidates should only be interested in a long-term position with the firm.