Full Time Job

A&R Coordinator

Universal Music Group

Santa Monica, CA 10-30-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) is the centralized U.S. catalog entity for the Universal Music Group. Working closely in concert with all of the company’s record labels, UMe provides a global frontline approach to catalog management, a concentration of resources, a greater emphasis on strategic marketing initiatives and opportunities in new and emerging technologies.

UMe is seeking a passionate music enthusiast to join our catalog A&R team as the department coordinator based in Santa Monica, CA

How you’ll CREATE:
• Maintain various reports, calendars and spreadsheets as directed
• Create POs, process and pay invoices, and handle inquiries from vendors regarding payments
• Co-ordinate streaming playlist creation and maintenance
• Identify repertoire and assist with audio & video archive research, asset management and video monetization
• Coordinate globally with international affiliates for releases, and manage internal UMe processes in conjunction with assigned releases
• Gather the applicable information and generate new release notifications for assigned releases
• Maintain and track project expenditures & budgets
• Direct/manage relations with independent 3rd party vendors and consultants
• Coordinate/manage departmental workflow, including test pressing shipping & approvals, tape transfers and the movement/uploading of assets
• Assist with the quality control of audio & video products

Bring your VIBE:
• Ability to successfully multi-task, prioritize and work under pressure & deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume environment
• Excellent communication and organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail
• General knowledge of catalog music industry & recording methods and technology, and a passion for music and emerging media
• Demonstrated ability to work independently, take initiative, and to identify potential issues and successfully problem solve with business deliverables in mind
• Effectively optimize processes and efficiencies
• Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PPT) and high aptitude for learning new software programs
• Relevant internship or equivalent prior coordinator experience (within the music industry a plus)
• Bachelor’s degree required in music, marketing, communication, business, or related major.

Perks Playlist:
• Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan
• Paid Time Off – Paid Holidays, “Gift Week”, Summer Fridays
• Student Loan Repayment Assistance
• Employee Developmental Support
• Annual Gym Reimbursement Package
• Pet Insurance, plus much more!

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Universal Music Group

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