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Marketing Assistant - Black Music

Warner Music Group

New York, NY 06-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 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: Assistant, Marketing – Black Music

A little bit about our team:

The Black Music Marketing Team works cross functionally with all departments in the Atlantic ecosystem to successfully product manage artist's singles, albums and special projects from inception to completion. By joining our team, you will be responsible for supporting two Product Managers (PMs) and their roster, through administrative and creative tasks. In addition to providing support, you will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of the music industry and establish industry contacts.

Why this could be your next big break:

By joining the marketing team, you will be exposed to all aspects of the music business. From participating in brainstorms, to working with third party vendors for artists and department specific campaigns, you will learn the necessary skills to establish yourself as a music industry professional, who can thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Here you'll get to:
• Answer phones professionally and keep track of calls received.
• Help manage the PM's calendars and schedules in addition to coordinating and organizing meetings, and patching in to scheduled conference calls.
• Submit and manage expense reports for each PM.
• Attend, participate in, and take notes for marketing and staff meetings.
• Coordinate and support artist events cured by the PMs. At times you may have to serve as the main contact/liaison for outside vendors and venues and be involved with the full process from budget building, planning, and the final execution.
• Update artist stat sheets, streaming reports, one-sheets, and other key Marketing documents on a weekly or bi-weekly basis.
• Organize, update, and manage the storage of single and project specific assets received from other departments and third parties.
• Assist in the conceptualization of marketing ideas and campaigns.
• As new singles, album, videos, and other content are released, you will coordinate with each respective product manager to create and share blasts to the company with all key information, details and links.
• At times, you may be asked to liaise with the Product Manager(s) to generate promotional tool ideas, provide design direction and facilitate the manufacturing of products such as posters, stickers, CDs, merch boxes and more.

About you:
• Background in Music Marketing and previous administrative experience (internship, support role, freelance corporate setting, long term temps, etc.)
• Proficient in Microsoft Office, Photoshop & Mailchimp (or equivalent program).
• Basic graphic design skills
• Experience reading and analyzing data and are good with numbers
• Knowledge of different DSPs and editorial playlisting.
• Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment and are highly motivated, proactive, task-oriented, and organized.
• Ability to complete tasks by being resourceful at times, especially in a time crunch and/or with partial information or details.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

It would be music to our ears if you also had:
• A true passion to learn and grow within the music industry
• A network of industry creatives
• Pride in having a professional demeanor at all times
• Knowledge about the current Atlantic roster
• An eye for design
• A pulse on what's new, trendy, socially and culturally relevant in the Black Music space
• A willingness to adapt, regardless of the circumstances

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1o32y-35-170-64-36-42 in your application.

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