Mixdown's Top 5 Jobs in the Music Industry (This Week)

November 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.

DIGITAL COORDINATOR - ABC Music (Sydney) 

ABC Music & Events is one of Australia’s largest independent record labels specialising in classical, country, kids, blues, roots & more! They are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Digital Co-ordinator to work closely with the ABC Music Label Managers and Digital team, coordinating and executing ABC Music and Events digital strategy across online platforms and digital music providers to increase audience engagement and reach. In this role your days will be filled with a mix of creative, administrative and people-focussed tasks. You’ll be heavily involved with the creation of digital marketing campaigns across social media, search and all other external third party sites.

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required: 

  • Experience managing a brands social media presence including content creation and maintaining tone of voice
  • Proven experience working in a record label or digital music provider 
  • An understanding of both physical and digital marketing of music
  • Excellent client relationship skills; interpersonal, problem solving
  • Experience in computer applications such as Photoshop, basic Adobe suite and video editing software.

 

Tasks Include: 

  • Maintain ABC Music & Events social media channels, websites and playlists
  • Aid the Manager with implementing digital strategy for label activities
  • Contribute to the maintenance of ABC Music owned and artist YouTube channels including weekly uploads and optimisations
  • Assist in pitching to Digital Service Providers by collating key info for priority releases

 

Head over here to submit an application! 

 

PA + COORDINATOR - MARKETING & PARTNERSHIPS - Paisley Music and Media (Melbourne) 

Paisley Music & Media is a boutique agency representing music festivals and tours across Australia. They’re seeking an all-rounder who is keen to further their experience in the music industry. For 50% of the role you’ll be working across marketing and partnerships, gaining experience in both and we can guarantee there’ll be a few pinch yourself moments. You’ll be expected to attend two festivals with us as a team, one at the start of December and another at the start of February – if you are unavailable at this time, or in the weeks leading up please do not apply. The other 50% of this role will be admin and PA work, assisting the Director/Owner of Paisley across a range of tasks. On any given day you could be charged with everything from a coffee run, booking flights or sitting in on a major client meeting. Your role is seriously valuable to our Director so being supportive, intuitive and a great communicator is essential. If you don’t like asking questions, this isn’t the role for you.

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required: 

  • Supportive, work intuitively and independently
  • Ability to ask questions and communicate effectively
  • Understanding of social media, experience of using the business side of the Facebook platform and general marketing concepts
  • Understanding of partnerships/sponsorships
  • Understanding of client management 
  • Can write a great email
  • Cool head and a great sense of humour
  • Supportive, work intuitively and independently
  • Ability to ask questions and communicate effectively
  • Understanding of social media, experience of using the business side of the Facebook platform and general marketing concepts
  • Understanding of partnerships/sponsorships
  • Understanding of client management 
  • Can write a great email
  • Cool head and a great sense of humour

 

Don't sleep on this one! Click here to submit an application.

 

CONTRACTS ADMINISTRATOR - Select Music (Sydney) 

Select Music is one of the most successful Australian owned independent agencies in the country. They are an agency that looks after some of Australia’s most successful artists across all genres, ranging from acts right at the beginning of their careers to multi-platinum, festival headlining & ARIA award winning major acts. They are currently searching for a contracts administrator to join their team in Sydney! 

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required: 

  • 1+ years in a similar role
  • Proven success in an administrative role
  • Strong organisation and attention to detail skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise work for optimum output
  • Motivated, energetic, and self-directed as well as being an effective collaborator
  • Astute organisational capability couple with strong time management skills
  • Previous experience in the music industry is not essential however will be highly regarded

 

Tasks Include: 

  • Generation of all contracts
  • Update/amend contracts as instructed
  • Engagement with relevant parties to obtain signed contracts
  • Filing and management of co-signed contracts
  • Liaising with agents or agents assistants on contracts as necessary
  • Provide regular reports on status of contracts
  • Implement safeguards so that due process is followed in necessary timeframes
  • Maintaining company database with up to date information

 

Keen? Apply over here

 

SALES COORDINATOR - Nightlife Music (Brisbane) 

Nightlife Music is the premier music subscription service for business, and one of the largest employers in the Australian music industry. Servicing over 7,000 locations and 4,500 clients across the hospitality, fitness, leisure, tourism, retail, and accommodation sectors, we deliver the best in music, visual content and the world-first interactive in-venue experience via their music request app crowdDJ. They are seeking an experienced Sales Coordinator to join their fast-paced performance-driven team. Your main focus will be providing high-level administrative and business development support to a Business Development Manager.

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required:

  • Must demonstrate advanced communication skills, resilience, and highly-developed interpersonal skills
  • 5 years’ recent experience in a high-level administrative, business development or sales support role
  • Ability to write clear, concise reports and presentations for a variety of stakeholders
  • Minimum typing speed of 70WPM, with dictation experience using a headset or similar
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen, including the ability to generate and analyse financial models
  • Performance-driven, with strong aptitude for project management
  • Experienced in all Microsoft Office programs, with an emphasis on PowerPoint, Excel and Word; demonstrated ability to master new software quickly
  • Experience in a robust, collaborative team environment that thrives on project ownership, accountability and transparency

 

Tasks Include: 

  • Maintaining our workflow which is underpinned by transparency, ownership and communication
  • Coordination of a BDM’s daily activity
  • Collaboration with the BDM, Senior Management Team and other internal stakeholders to prepare customized solutions-based sales proposals, presentations, and commercial agreements
  • Project management of all sales ensuring well-executed end-to-end delivery
  • Regular monitoring of key account activity
  • Ensuring integrity and accuracy of our data through ongoing maintenance and analysis of our client database

 

Click here to apply!

 

MUSIC SALES - Dream Music (Sydney) 

As a motivated and dynamic individual you will pride yourself on exceptional customer service within our growing & expanding business.
You will have loads of energy and enthusiasm for our customers and products and will have previous sales experience with a proficient knowledge of either, Guitars, Keyboards / Digital Pianos, Hi-Tech Gear & their related products. Positions Available: Guitar Sales, Keyboard / Digital Piano / Hi-Tech Sales, Online Web-Ebay Data Entry & Listings.

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required: 

  •  Professional sales focused approach with a drive and passion to succeed
  • A trustworthy and confident team player, helpful and cooperative
  • Ability to build customer rapport quickly and easily both in person, over the phone and also via online mediums
  • Be flexible with a willing and 'can do' attitude
  • Maintain a positive and proactive outlook, be self motivated and results driven
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional time management and follow-up skills extremely important
  • Possess great attention to detail
  • Previous industry experience preferred

 

Tasks Include: 

Sales Roles:

  • Answering telephone sales calls
  • Dealing with customer sales enquiries both in person and liaising with them via email 
  • Following up sales leads
  • Liaising with suppliers and manufacturers
  • Placing orders
  • Setting up & packing down of gear
  • Packing orders and products ready for dispatch
  • Booking parcels etc.

Online Data Entry Role:

  • Intermediate experience with the use of Excel spreadsheets for mass listing & editing of products & pricing for sale online
  • Product database creation & maintenance via CSV file uploads to Magento web cart platform & Ebay listing software
  • Organisation & maintenance of internal systems
  • Logs & processes for product creation
  • Gathering & collating product data from multiple suppliers, manufacturers & online resources
  • Handling of social media accounts.

 

If this sounds like the job for you, head over here to submit an application!

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