Mixdown’s top jobs in the Australian music industry (this week)
17.02.2021

Mixdown’s top jobs in the Australian music industry (this week)

Words by Will Brewster

Catch up on this week's hot gigs.

Whether you’re looking for a casual job to keep the lights on between gigs or you’re on the hunt for a major career change, the music industry’s a tough place to crack into.

To help out, we’ve collated some of the best music jobs in Australia this week, including opportunities from Universal Music, GiggedIn, Century Venues Group, Music Junction and Southern Cross Austereo.

This week’s top jobs:

  • Creative & Editorial Coordinator – Universal Music Australia (Sydney)
  • CRM Manager – Universal Music Australia (Sydney)
  • Music Business Development and Operations Manager – GiggedIn (Remote)
  • Back of House Staff – Century Venues Group (Sydney)
  • Musical Instrument Retail Sales Consultant – Music Junction (Melbourne)
  • Music Content Curator – Southern Cross Austereo (Sydney)

For more job opportunities, head to Industry News.

Creative & Editorial Coordinator – Universal Music Australia (Sydney)

Universal Music Australia are on the lookout for a Creative & Editorial Coordinator to join their International Artist Development team and assist in the making of visual assets to promote their roster. This one’s based in Sydney, and will be offered as a six month contractual role.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • 2+ years’ in content, media, marketing or equivalent professional experience
  • Proficiency in using Adobe editing suites
  • Graphic – Photoshop (Essential), Illustrator, After Effects
  • Video – Premiere Pro (Essential) / Final Cut Pro
  • Sample of your previous Creative work, both Graphic and Video
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically while working to tight deadlines

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Create marketing assets (video, audio, social, outdoor, print) for advertising and promotional purposes
  • Assistance in Realising the value of Universal Music Australia’s repertoire to deliver commercial, promotional and Artist Development outcomes
  • Raising of purchase orders as required for the division
  • Liaise & coordinate with o/s labels and International artist campaigns’

Don’t sleep on this one – head to LinkedIn and submit your resume today.

CRM Manager – Universal Music Australia (Sydney)

To support consumer engagement and grow audiences, Universal Music Australia are currently hiring a CRM Manager, streamlining direct-to-consumer engagement strategies as part of the label’s marketing team in Sydney.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • 2-4 years’ experience in CRM Marketing
  • Experience and exposure in online D2C (direct to consumer) environment
  • Excellent time management and project management skills, ability to juggle many priorities at once
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Hard working/ strong work ethic
  • Interest in music and a broad understanding of Universal Music’s catalogue
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and to achieve goals unsupervised

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Supporting the CRM Lead, the CRM Manager executes the customer data strategy for the business to include overall acquisition, retention and loyalty programmes business wide
  • With input from the CRM Lead and Data & Insight teams, the CRM Manager activates segments of the database through Universal Music Australia’s Marketing Automation tool
  • Working closely with the CRM lead, the CRM Manager measures, reports on and optimises all CRM customer journeys in order to drive customer engagement, retention and loyalty
  • Implement personalisation tactics based on insight from the CRM Lead and Data & Insights team
  • The CRM Manager provides frequent campaign level reporting to the CRM Lead, indicating performance and opportunities for improvement
  • The CRM Manager becomes an expert user of Universal Music Australia’s marketing automation tool, providing support and hands-on training to the label marketing managers on an as-needed basis

Keen? Apply here ASAP.

Music Business Development and Operations Manager – GiggedIn (Remote)

Best known for its live music subscription service, GiggedIn is opening its doors to submissions for an experienced music industry pro to work on their latest adventure, Follow Co. In this position, focusing on business development, you’ll work alongside the company’s CEO to build relationships, assist with product development and shape integral business strategy.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Music Industry Experience 2+ years or more (could be from live, recordings, or other)
  • Good with email and written communication skills.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • You’re good at wearing multiple hats. e.g. One day we could be focused on sales and meetings, the next on developing a new product pricing structure, the next on managing our team and creating processes etc.
  • An Australian/NZ resident capable of working remotely

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Build new relationships with Managers, Labels, Artists globally
  • Have your voice heard with important strategy
  • Assist with product development. e.g. Brainstorming sessions to evolve product roadmap, work alongside wider team, more
  • Assist with operations for GiggedIn’s core live events business. Work alongside our industry partners like e.g. agents, promoters etc. Assist with managing inbound enquiries, etc.

To get your name in the running, send your reusme and cover letter addressing the key selection criteria over to contact@giggedin.com today.

Back of House Staff – Century Venues Group (Sydney)

Century Venues Group operate a bunch of iconic Sydney venues, including the Enmore Theatre, Factory Theatre, Sydney Comedy Store, Max Watts Moore Park and The Concourse Chatswood Performing Arts Centre. They’re looking for a number of lighting, audio and back of house technicians to join their crew on a casual basis and help out behind the scenes.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Experience in the live event industry
  • A sound understanding of key elements of live production such as Audio, Lighting, Stage management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Be a strong team player

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Operate Audio and Lighting
  • Equipment and logistics management
  • Operational duties between the various production departments
  • Liaison between the tour promoter and the venue
  • Be responsible for a safe and clean workplace
  • Contribute to the delivery of a successful events for both the client and the venue

Find out more and apply via Seek today.

Musical Instrument Retail Sales Consultant – Music Junction (Melbourne)

Music Junction are one of the oldest independent music retailers in the country, and their reputation around the traps is top-notch as a result. They’re currently accepting applications to be considered for the role of retail sales consultant at their store in Blackburn.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Retail sales experience
  • Knowledge of Brass and/or Woodwind products and/or playing experience
  • Fluent Mandarin speaking is highly desirable
  • Other musical instrument playing experience would be a bonus
  • Technical servicing ability of any of the above products would be a bonus

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure customers have an exceptional experience
  • Musical Instrument Specialists build and maintain relationships by assisting customers in every step of the sales process
  • Demonstrate merchandise to customers and have the knowledge of product lines to best match customers with the correct products
  • Respond to and create specific instrument related calls to action via any communication means at their disposal; phone calls, social media, email etc
  • Work well within a team environment and will be expected to assist across all instrument departments as needed
  • Be able to service instruments or effectively liaise with our service team

Interested? Get your application in here today!

Music Content Curator – Southern Cross Austereo (Sydney)

Want to join one of Australia’s biggest radio conglomerates? Southern Cross Austereo are hiring a new Music Content Curator to join their Sydney team. In this role, you’ll be planning, creating and executing music content across a number of stations and formats, with the end goal being to build engagement and grow SCA’s audience using specific programming objectives.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role, working in metropolitan radio, music streaming, or a suitable content media organisation
  • Proven experience in audio content creation
  • Demonstrated expertise in Music Scheduling, with strong GSelector skills
  • Extensive knowledge of all things Music, Programming, and Digital audio
  • The ability to adapt within a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • An understanding of legal compliance issues and risk assessment specific to the CRA’s Codes of Practice and Broadcasting Standard
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to influence and engage internal and external stakeholders
  • Meticulous administration skills, clear communication, and the ability to prioritise
  • A team-focused mindset, the ability to lead by example and a willingness to share your knowledge

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Create, curate, collaborate and maintain digital audio music products within SCA’s Digital Audio offerings
  • Deliver flawless music logs utilising the latest scheduling techniques and tools. You will need to meet required target audience objectives, while planning, and driving creative execution
  • Develop excellent relationships with Record Company Representatives, media and PR companies, and liaise on music content opportunities
  • You will have an excellent understanding of digital audio (podcast, DAB+, on-demand) and traditional media

Spruce up that resume and pen that cover letter – this could be your ticket. Apply here.

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