College Marketing Representative
Remote / Virtual
About Sony Music Entertainment
At Sony Music Entertainment, we fuel the creative journey. We've played a pioneering role in music history, from the first-ever music label to the invention of the flat disc record. We've nurtured some of music's most iconic artists and produced some of the most influential recordings of all time. Today, we work in more than 60 countries, supporting a diverse roster of international superstars, developing and independent artists, and visionary creators. From our position at the intersection of music, entertainment, and technology, we bring imagination and expertise to the newest products and platforms, embrace new business models, employ breakthrough tools, and provide powerful insights that help our artists push creative boundaries and reach new audiences. In everything we do, we're committed to artistic integrity, transparency, and entrepreneurship. Sony Music Entertainment is a member of the Sony family of global companies.
Sony Music U plays an essential role in the development of Sony Music's emerging artists and also assists in the roll out of established artists. Our College Marketing Representatives are well-versed in the online/social media world, organize listening events, interact closely with various campus groups and liaise with independent record stores and lifestyle shops. This is a remote, part-time role, that requires a commitment of approximately 20 hours per week. The College Marketing Representative position is a great way to learn about the music business, gain marketing experience, and get your foot in the door of one of the world's leading entertainment companies.
• Generate excitement for our artists through online/social media campaigns, as well as execute traditional grassroots marketing campaigns
• Partner with various students groups and organizations for on-campus activations
• Build and grow new relationships throughout your market with influencers, music related groups, local lifestyle shops, campus organizations, etc
• Provide feedback and ideas on artists and/or projects on a regular basis
• Attend shows and label-related events on behalf of Sony Music and provide detailed reports
• Regularly submit recap reports of marketing efforts
• Contribute to marketing campaigns for other Sony initiatives and partners
• Maintain timely communication with our New York-based management team and participate in departmental bi-weekly conference calls
• Currently enrolled as a full-time Undergraduate college student with (2) or more years left before graduation
• Knowledge, passion and an interest in discovering new music across hip hop, RnB and/or soul music
• Must live within 30 minutes of the city you are applying for
• Great time management and organizational skills
• Maintain timely communication with our management team in New York City (note this is a remote position)
• Have immediate access to a car, or reliable public transportation
• Computer and cellphone are mandatory
• Proactive thinker, strong communication skills, comfortable with operating out-side-of-the-box.
Please apply with your resume and cover letter at www.SonyMusic.com. In your cover letter, please specify your university and date of graduation, some of your qualifications, and why you feel you would make a great addition to the Sony Music U team.