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Manager, Creative Music Services

Warner Music Group

New York, NY 02-20-2024
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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-oriented 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: Manager, Music Creative

A little bit about our team:

Warner Chappell Production Music (WCPM) is a worldwide leader within the production and custom music industry with over 35 years of experience and success. Owned by legendary music publisher Warner Chappell Music and part of the Warner Music Group family, WCPM releases over 350 new albums each year spanning every genre imaginable. In total, WCPM represents 150,000+ unique tracks spanning pop, orchestral, country, hip hop, indie, indigenous and archival genres.

In addition to its catalog, WCPM produces custom music for TV, film, advertising, documentaries, promos, trailers, and video games, having composed works for Justice League, Wonder Woman, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Suicide Squad, various projects for ESPN, Disney, ABC, Fox, NBC and Netlifx to name a few. WCPM is the leading provider for music to local news stations across the US and the recipient of many awards including Clios, Emmys, Tellys, Addys and Promax awards.

Your role:

We are looking for a Manager, Music Creative to work out of our NY office in a fast-paced, dynamic, creative environment. This role will report to the Director, Music Creative, Warner Chappell Production Music, and will work closely with the licensing team as well as conducting music searches on a daily basis, catering to all of our US and Canada-based clients in the entertainment and advertising industries.

Here you'll get to:
• Provide daily music searches for clients, responding knowledgeably and accurately.
• Support the entire Licensing team with their music requests and projects
• Work closely with the Marketing team to curate Featured Playlists for the WCPM site
• Work closely with the Music Production team to research custom music and customization opportunities
• Work with production team to forecast music trends within our industry
• Research music trends of current shows and compile playlists and bins to client pitch
• Assess gaps in catalogs offered
• Assist in A&R for artist catalog, as well as review catalog submissions

We'd love it if you also had:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent in music studies
• Minimum of 2 years' experience working for a music library
• Depth of knowledge across music genres
• Ability to work efficiently and well under pressure
• Ability to be professional, efficient and effective when dealing with clients within a creative environment
• Ability to be proactive in servicing clients including anticipating needs of ongoing projects (shows, video games, etc.)
• Prior experience scoring entire programs with production music strongly preferred
• Ability to present and lead discussions analyzing industry music needs
• Capacity to work flexible hours including nights and weekends as needed
• Ability to respond to rapidly changing priorities
• History and talent for identifying strong creative material with experience in the Entertainment Industry

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Salary Range
Annual Rate: $65,000-$71,000 Annually

Salary ranges are included for job postings where required by law. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors.

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Right To Work - English.pdf

Right to Work - Spanish.pdf

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7p779-3-230-143-213-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $65,000 to $71,000 Per Year ($ USD)
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.