Mixdown's top 5 jobs in the music industry (this week)

December 6 - 13

Whether you're fresh out of uni, looking for a major career break or simply wanting extra money in between gigs, the music industry is a competitive place. To make things a little easier, here's our list of some of the best jobs going around the country.

NATIONAL MEDIA COORDINATOR - UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP (Sydney)

If you're looking to break big into the music industry with one of the biggest names in Australia, then this one's for you. Universal Music Group are currently on the hunt for a National Media Coordinator to join their Sydney offices and keep things on track for 2018.

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required:

  • Your crazy obsession with music knows no bounds!
  • You follow the music industry, their artists and their labels
  • You have an impeccable eye for detail and outstanding organisation. Some may say you have OCD tendencies...
  • You thrive off pressure and deadlines
  • You have proven customer service skills and will go above and beyond for internal and external contacts
  • You’re a Microsoft Office super user, a social media butterfly and also a nerd for learning new systems
  • You get along with all kinds of different people, collaboration is key
  • You’re not looking for a typical 9-5 job!

 

Tasks Include:

  • Build and maintain relationships with media contact via regular phone, email and face to face contact
  • Liaise with Marketing team to ensure timely availability and delivery of tools required for media service
  • Preparing and distributing weekly PR reports and compiling other information as required by the team
  • Work closely with the Radio team on increasing the weekly National Radio chart share for our artists. Collaborate and create innovative strategies and opportunities for artists across Radio regionally
  • Collaborate with the Streaming team to deliver playlist additions and weekly priorities across our streaming platforms
  • Arrange travel and accommodation for PR team, business partners and prize winners. Organise visas for international trips as required
  • Provide administrative assistance to the Managing Directors, Universal

 

If this sounds like your jam, check out the rest of the job description here and follow the prompts to apply.

 

UNIT COORDINATOR/ASSISTANT - TRIPLE J (Sydney)

Australia's number one youth broadcasting agency triple j are currently seeking an Assistant Coordinator to come and join their ranks at the ABC offices in Sydney. This position is a six month contracted role providing administrative support to the triple j management team, so if you're looking for a full time gig, this one's probably not for you. 

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required:

  • Excellent administration skills, preferably with financial experience
  • Enthusiastic with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work unsupervised
  • Confidence using MS Office suite and SAP (HR and Finance)

Tasks Include:

  • Providing administrative support to triple j and the triple j management team to ensure the smooth running of the Network (triple j, Double J and triple j Unearthed)
  • Monitoring budget performance and variances (pay summaries, line items), preparing monthly journals and forecasting the triple j budget
  • Processing invoices, payments and artist fees for the Network and providing support for business automation
  • Providing routine HR advice to staff and managers (in conjunction with ABC HR Advisers) and completing employment and recruitment forms
  • Coordinating listener contacts for triple j
  • Special projects and administrative support including content initiatives, live events and outside broadcasts

 

If you're interested in this opportunity, check out the details of the position on the ABC Careers website, and follow the prompts to apply online. 

 

 

PROJECT MANAGER - COOKING VINYL AUSTRALIA (Melbourne)

 

While they're a relatively new name in the music business, Cooking Vinyl Australia have had a huge 2017, partnering with some of the best local and international artists and record labels to present a diverse roster of music. The Kensington based entity are currently accepting applications for a multi-talented project manager to take Cooking Vinyl to new heights in 2018.

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required:

  • Team player who enjoys collaborating with colleagues
  • A modern and strategic thinker who understands and embraces the ever-evolving music landscape
  • You think outside the square and can identify the things that will make a difference
  • You’re a subscriber and consumer of various music and media platforms, and know the ins and outs of music streaming
  • You follow the music industry, our artists and our labels
  • You thrive working in a fast-paced environment
  • You have fresh ideas for how artists can commercialise outside of the recorded business
  • You are organised and have excellent attention to detail

 

Tasks Include:

  • Create, identify and oversee modern marketing strategies for a broad range of artist campaigns
  • Collaborate with key label and artist partners on all projects
  • Explore new ways to continually increase profile and revenue for our artists and their music, via retail initiatives, media & publicity, social network, artist database, D2C and synchronisation opportunities
  • Supervise the flow of information and assets through to the marketing and media teams
  • Manage marketing and PR budgets

 

To apply, send your resume and application through to info@cookingvinylaustralia.com

 

MEDIA MANAGER - COOKING VINYL AUSTRALIA (Melbourne)

If you're more interested in media management than developing projects, then you're in luck - Cooking Vinyl are also on the hunt for a media manager.

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required:

  • Team player who enjoys collaborating with colleagues
  • A modern and strategic thinker who understands and embraces the ever evolving music landscape
  • You think outside the square and can identify the things that will make a difference
  • You have excellent creative writing skills
  • You’re a subscriber and consumer of various music and media platforms, and know the ins and outs of music streaming
  • You’re a music all rounder with broad taste who follows the music industry, our artists and our labels
  • You thrive working in a fast paced environment
  • You have fresh ideas for how artists can commercialise outside of the recorded business
  • You are organised and have excellent administrative skills and attention to detail

 

Tasks Include:

  • Collaborate with team members to create, identify and implement modern media strategies for a broad range of artist campaigns
  • Explore new ways to continually increase profile for our artists and their music via traditional and nontraditional media & publicity, social network and artist database opportunities
  • Collaborate with key label and artist partners on all campaigns
  • Liaise with artists directly while facilitating on-ground media opportunities
  • Deliver concise and purposeful reporting to key label and artist partners

 

To apply for this position, send your application and resume to info@cookingvinylaustralia.com

 

ADVERTISING SALES CONSULTANT - FURST MEDIA (Melbourne)

Want to join the Furst Media family? Of course you do. Our homies at Beat Magazine are currently looking for a talented Advertising Sales Consultant to join the team in their groovy Cremorne offices and make a huge contribution to Melbourne's leading music, arts, youth and culture magazine.

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required:

  •  A knowledge of and passion for all things Melbourne – venues, bars, clubs, pubs, music, the arts, eateries and entertainment – is essential

  •  Applicants with outbound sales experience and/or an existing contact base who can hit the ground running are preferred

  • 1+ years experience as a Sales Consultant is highly desirable

 

Tasks Include:

  • Editorial co-ordination
  • Advertising 
  • Content sales

 

If that's not enough, you'll also get a mobile phone and car allowance package. How good is that?! Don't wait any longer - send your resume and cover letter through to jobs@furstmedia.com.au

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