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

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

Words by Will Brewster

Explore new opportunities on offer from Untitled Group, Live Nation and more.

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 cobbled together some of the best music jobs in Australia this week, including gigs from Untitled Group, Live Nation, Support Act and Colour Club. Dig in!

This week’s top jobs:

  • Campaign Manager – Untitled Group (Melbourne)
  • Senior Marketing Manager, Partnerships – Live Nation (Melbourne)
  • Senior Social Worker – Support Act (Sydney)
  • Junior Entertainment Booker – Colour Club (Melbourne)

To discover more job opportunities, head on over to Industry News.

Campaign Manager – Untitled Group (Melbourne)

The team behind the likes of Pitch Music & Arts Festival, Beyond The Valley, For The Love and more, Untitled Group are one of Melbourne’s premier live event companies, and they’re looking to make the most out of the post-COVID gigging boom in 2021. They’re currently hiring a Campaign Manager to assist in marketing strategy and get those events off the ground throughout the year.

Skills / Experience Required: 

  • Marketing Degree or similar
  • Minimum 4 year’s experience in a similar Marketing role
  • Enjoys a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Time management and communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • A working knowledge of social media, Facebook Ads Manager, YouTube and Google Ads.

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Supporting Head of Marketing with the overall Marketing strategy and campaigns
  • Supporting Head of Marketing with the strategy and roll out plan for a campaign
  • Creating briefs for Content Creators – Graphic Designers, Web Developers, Photographers, Videographers, Influencer Marketing
  • Creative copywriting skills – from event and artist bios to posts on our Facebook regarding a campaign
  • Implement, manage and monitor campaigns – Managing sales momentum
  • Campaign Reports, Results & Metrics
  • Digital Marketing – Facebook Ads Manager is a must. Google, Tiktok, Spotify are a bonus
  • Optimising campaigns to ensure benchmarks and KPIs are met
  • Assessing sales regularly – Reacting & acting to ensure optimum sales, ROI and KPIs are met or exceeded
  • EDMs through Mailchimp – audience management, template creation, monitoring and reporting
  • Posting on social media accounts for a campaign – Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn
  • Basic website updates – updating content and copy on our websites via Webflow
  • Dealing with Untitled partners – including but not limited to – artist managers, venues and third party platforms

Get your application in today via Untitled Group’s LinkedIn.

Senior Marketing Manager, Partnerships – Live Nation (Melbourne)

Live Nation are one of the biggest entertainment companies in the world today, and their presence in Australia is unparalleled. They’re on the search for a full-time Senior Marketing Manager to deal with Partnerships on a ten-month maternity leave contract.

Skills / Experience Required: 

  • Relevant marketing experience, preferably in entertainment marketing, event management or advertising agency
  • Experience leading/managing people
  • Excellent relationship builder with experience leading and managing key senior, strategic partner relationships
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to tailor solutions to meet objectives & problem solve creatively
  • Excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to lead development of integrated, innovative and insight-led creative marketing solutions & campaigns for brand partners.
  • Excellent team player
  • Adaptable and resilient, able to work under pressure in a dynamic environment
  • Someone with a passion for live music, popular culture, and a good understanding of the Australian and New Zealand entertainment market

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead and manage key senior, strategic partner relationships for all brands, provide strategic advice and influence commercial outcomes for Live Nation
  • Develop and lead your team to ensure optimal delivery of partner rights and benefits
  • Review and optimise the partnership marketing framework and solutions for partners
  • Identify opportunities within current rights and benefit structures and additional revenue opportunities for improvement for delivering partner objectives
  • Drive efficient and effective marketing between the brand partner and Live Nation
  • Connect partner brands and their consumers with live entertainment
  • Bring additional marketing/commercial support to tours through combined brand marketing initiatives

Don’t snooze on this one – head over to Seek to get your name in the hat today.

Senior Social Worker – Support Act (Sydney)

Dubbed the hand and heart of the Australian music industry, Support Act are hiring a qualified social worker to provide artists and music workers with mental health support. This permanent part-time role will see the successful applicant work 22.5 hours per week, with flexible working hours on offer.

Skills / Experience Required: 

  • Appropriate qualification in social work and eligibility for membership of AASW
  • Postgraduate clinical experience of two years preferably in a not for profit with knowledge of welfare and statutory agencies in NSW
  • An understanding of the issues facing music industry workers
  • Experience in holistically evaluating the circumstances of people in need of help
  • Direct experience and demonstrated skill in working with service users facing a range of issues such as homelessness, alcohol and drug addictions, sexual abuse and acute mental illness
  • Disciplined work practices and ability to work independently from home
  • Demonstrable emotionalintelligence, empathy and strong interpersonal skills
  • A commitment to ethical working practices, including confidentiality
  • First class advocacy skills
  • Innovative and creative with high levels of enthusiasm, influence and energy
  • Well-developed organisational skills and computer literacy (MS Office, Adobe Acrobat)
  • Ability to work constructively and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Preparedness to work extended hours on a needs basis
  • Willingness to travel to meetings and events in Sydney from time to time

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide support to the National Welfare Coordinator to ensure effectivedelivery of the Crisis Relief program
  • Assist with the management of the Social Work and Social Work Admin staff as required
  • Assist with pre-assessment and distribution of applications from service users to Social Workers as required
  • Manage a caseload as required, including ongoing contact with service users and their families
  • Maintain case files, records and data in line with professional standards and organisational policies
  • Provide weekly reports / updates to the NWC, CEO and management team in relation to agreed KPIs
  • Liaise with the Database Manager to ensure the efficient utilisation and management of the Apricot Client Management System
  • Coordinate the transfer of historic data from the Support Act spreadsheet database to the Apricot Client Management System
  • Maintain a knowledge of government and community services and other bodies
  • Help maintain and implement approved policies and procedures to facilitate an efficient application process
  • Provide input into the development of new policies and procedures as required
  • Help to promote a service environment that is non-judgemental, caring, respectful and confidential to internal and external clients
  • Work constructively & collaboratively as part of a busy team, meeting with colleagues remotely and occasionally in person
  • Maintain supervision with appropriate supervising social worker
  • Provide holiday coverage for the National Welfare Coordinator

Head here for a full position description. To apply, send your cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and your resume over Support Act’s CEO Clive Miller by March 3.

Junior Entertainment Booker – Colour Club (Melbourne)

One of Melbourne’s coolest clubs to open in recent years, Colour is on the hunt for a young up-and-coming booking extraordinaire to join their ranks on a casual basis.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Some level of involvement in the Melbourne music community.
  • Tech savvy/ digitally adept, with a personal computer.
  • Able to work in a small team.
  • Capable of building strong relationships with artists and promoters.
  • Innovative in thinking about music spaces and how they might adapt over time.
  • Some degree of marketing experience, with understanding of Facebook/Instagram.
  • Competency in G Suite and know how to use either a mail client or gmail.
  • Organised and able to work under pressure, with tight deadlines.
  • Punctual
  • Have a passion for music and culture
  • Diplomatic and with integrity
  • Quick and forward thinking, adaptable
  • Quality orientated
  • Motivated, with the desire to work in the music community

Tasks / Responsibilities Include: 

  • Work in a team of two to program two levels of band/DJ entertainment from Wed-Sat, with some special events on other days (Sun-Tue, public holidays). This must be done 6-8 weeks in advance.
  • Logistics associated to your bookings- creation of runsheets including set times, access, tech requirements, riders.
  • Creating Eventbrite ticket links and Facebook events.
  • Hosting artists on nights that you have booked shows.
  • Ensuring that all events are well promoted and selling tickets.
  • Securing tight deals where everyone wins.
  • Bringing in private hires and functions that fit with the general vibe of the venue.
  • Reaching out to find a diverse range of DJs, bands and promoters. Specific focus on those just starting out.
  • Establish a creative, inclusive culture which supports people in the arts.
  • Work with other venue staff and management to ensure best practice for the venue.
  • Attend functions and events for professional development

Get your application in ASAP – email [email protected] with your resume and cover letter, and be sure to list the job title in the subject line of your email. 

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