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Manager, Student Programs

Warner Music Group

New York, NY 2 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
At Warner Music Group we're all about our people. Our global company is made up of knowledgeable, passionate, and creative individuals. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We believe in each individual's value and encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.

It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music – at every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart by embracing innovation – an integral part of our company's DNA.

Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the most influential forces in culture today.

Job Title: Manager, Student Programs

A little bit about our team:
Our Talent Acquisition Team is the opening act! We are a hands-on team of talent experts who find and identify top candidates for our businesses and keep the show going! We are passionate about finding that diamond in the rough and guiding them through the first act (interview) to the main event that they will call their careers.

Why this could be your next big break:

Not only is WMG a dynamic and vibrant business to be part of, our Talent Acquisition Team is an extremely passionate, fast-paced and entrepreneurial group. The Manager, WMG Student Programs will get a chance to expand on our award-winning internship programs as well as spearhead the creation of new and innovative opportunities to identify the future talent of the music industry! This opportunity will give you the chance to work with senior leaders across some of our well-known labels, and help shape what WMG will look like for years to come.

Here you'll get to:
• Create, build and recruit for amazing and memorable student programs that leave a lasting impact on the next generation of top talent in the music industry.
• Develop a strong DEI strategy for early talent in partnership with our DEI Leadership across the US.
• Maintain a list of university/college contacts with a highlighted focus on HBCUs, small liberal arts colleges and public universities with high BIPOC enrollment.
• Deliver US-based branding, communications, trainings and major student program experiential events, including new hire orientation, Resume Writing Workshops, and Guest Speaker Panels, etc.
• Represent WMG's student programs and the overall company brand on campus and/or virtually, planning various visits and recruitment efforts.
• Partner with senior leadership on executive referrals, communications and updates as to the status of their candidacy including Workday processing.
• Manage Campus Recruitment budget for the US team as well as travel calendar for both the fall and spring semesters (once return to the office takes effect).
• Keep Talent Acquisition team abreast of high achieving interns becoming eligible for full-time or temporary placement.
• Plan and coordinate Student Program Project execution for Emerging Talent Program, including invites to major executives, coordination with facilities, and schedules for associate presentations.
• Partner with the People Team in delegating tasks that will ensure our programs continue to move forward, in a timely fashion.
• Develop surveys, including evaluations, for the student programs and analyze results, making strategic changes based on feedback.

About you:
• You are innovative, you think of new ways to engage with diverse student populations.
• You are a counselor, you act as the bridge in helping our interns identify full-time opportunities and navigate the interview process at WMG.
• You are an expert, you act as a trusted advisor and professional to our businesses on all things related to our student programs.
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.
• Minimum 3-4 years of experience creating impactful internship/student programs in multiple locations for start-ups or large corporations.
• Passion for DEI recruitment and creating an inviting and inclusive experience.
• Whether it be advising a leader on why diversity matters or guiding a student on how to build meaningful relationships with the business, understand that no day is the same. Approach situations with flexibility and a positive ''can-do'' attitude.
• Take pride in your accomplishments, people internally and externally will recognize and reward the impact of the programs you've created and developed.

It would be music to our ears if you also had:
• Minimum 1 year of people management experience.
• Juggler & multi-tasker extraordinaire! Proven excellence in prioritization, time management and follow-up skills with an attention to detail.
• Passion! You are at your best when doing what you LOVE. Our Talent Acquisition team is exhilarated when helping top talent align their passions with their careers.

About us:

With its broad and diverse roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, East West, Elektra, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers with a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

For more than four decades, WMG has been an industry-leading force in providing a world-class array of services designed to help artists and labels grow their careers and their businesses. Artist & Label Services is the umbrella for WEA (Warner-Elektra-Atlantic) – the pioneering WEA distribution and marketing network – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

Love this job and want to apply?

Click the ''Apply'' link at the top of the page, or apply directly with your LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.

Don't be discouraged if you don't hear from us right away. We're taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4xk67-3-233-219-62-42 in your application.

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