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Administrative Assistant, A&R

Warner Music Group

Los Angeles, CA 06-05-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
At Warner Chappell Music (WCM), we shape the culture of songwriting and champion songs that resonate for generations by creating transformational opportunities for songwriters everywhere. Our people and culture are at the epicenter of our company, and we are looking for team members who share our service- orienteted mindset and have a passion for looking after our songwriters.

As the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group (WMG), we're a collective band of music lovers, innovative connectors, and relentless supporters of our songwriters and catalog of iconic works. We lead with curiosity, collaborate across departments, borders, languages, and genres, and we're committed to delivering on the promises we make to each other and to our songwriters.

Job Title: Administrative Assistant, A&R

A little bit about our team:

Providing direct administrative and creative support for LA based A&R Creative Execs. You will be in charge of helping the LA A&R team run smoothly by handling calendars of execs and writers, pulling together expense reports, helping confirm and coordinate writing sessions, managing the LA studio calendar and more. This position is an integral part of the US creative team as a whole . We expect this assistant to be working hand in hand with
our  NY  admin support staff to make sure all admin duties are covered and most importantly the executives and the writers they work with are fully supported.

Your role:

Warner Chappell Music Publishing is the smallest major publishing company. We
operate like a boutique company with the outreach and resources of a major. We arguably have the most in demand roster in the business and the company as a whole has never been this ''hot.'' Join a winning team and work with some of the best songwriters in the business on their never a dull moment journey to a #1, or #1s for that matter!

Here you'll get to:
• You will welcome visitors, screen and direct phone calls/inquiries, book sessions and manage  songwriters calendar, processes expenses, schedule and coordinate domestic and international meetings, maintain all calendar items, coordinate domestic and international travel, process incoming mail and correspondence, prepare outgoing mail, and ensure the office is always fully equipped and functions smoothly.
• You will work independently to complete routine departmental or unit functions and/or tasks including, but not limited to, various correspondence, preparing and updating recurring internal reports, forms, tables, pamphlets, etc. from rough draft, handwritten notes, or verbal instructions.
• You will proofread and edit drafts and final materials for appropriate consistent format, accuracy of financial figures or other data and makes corrections as needed.
• You will maintain and update department files, records and publications.
• You will screen all correspondence and publications, bringing those of significance to the Company's attention.
• You will be responsible for
obtaining splits, co-writer, and publisher information for new releases / songs and delivering information to copyright department for processing via the AS/400 system.
• You will maintain show and event calendar.

About you:
• A high school level education required , Bachelor's degree preferred; preferably augmented by course work in music publishing, business administration and related fields.
• One (1) to two (2) years of highly responsible experience in an administrative supportive role preferably in a music publishing or related business, or:
• A satisfactory equivalent of education, training and experience in related fields and/or educational disciplines, sufficient to qualify for the requirements of position.
• Interest and knowledge of contemporary music and current music trends.
• Knowledge of general business practices.
• Possess a strong work ethic.
• A team contributor.
• Strong
organization skills and pay high attention to detail.
• Strong communication skills (written and verbal).

We'd love it if you also had:
• The ability to adhere to deadlines and execute on tasks and handle multiple, diverse assignments.
• Great time management
• Ability to work well in team .
• Demonstrated ability to be innovative and suggest change/improvements within scope   of work.
• Foresight to anticipate needs and create efficient and effective processes.
• Motivation - Self-starter, self-motivated and takes responsibility/ownership of tasks.
• Innovation - Thinks outside the box proactively, strategically and analytically.
• Consistency - takes initiative.
• Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to changing situations.

Links to relevant documents:

2024 Benefits At A Glance final.pdf

EVerify Participation Poster.pdf

Right To Work .pdf

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d51pne-100-28-227-63-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Warner Music Group

With a legacy extending back over 200 years, Warner Music Group (WMG) today brings together artists, songwriters and entrepreneurs that are moving entertainment culture across the globe. Operating in more than 70 countries through a network of affiliates and licensees, WMG’s Recorded Music division includes renowned labels such as Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, Elektra, Erato, First Night, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Spinnin’, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Music Nashville.