Mixdown’s top jobs in the Australian music industry (this week)
31.03.2021

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

Words by Will Brewster

Explore jobs from Triple J, Roland 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 sifted through Seek and leeched LinkedIn to compile all the best music jobs going in Australia this week, with this week featuring gigs from Universal Music Australia, Roland Corporation Australia, RTRFM, TRMW Music, Triple J and Qsic.

This week’s top jobs:

  • Email Marketing Specialist – Universal Music Australia (Sydney)
  • Digital Marketing Assistant – Roland Corporation Australia (Sydney)
  • Content Producer – RTRFM (Perth)
  • A&R Coordinator – TMRW Music (Sydney)
  • Video Producer / Assistant Video Producer – Triple J (Sydney)
  • Client Partnerships Coordinator – Qsic (Melbourne)

To discover more job opportunities and industry headlines, head across to Industry News.

Email Marketing Specialist – Universal Music Australia (Sydney)

Universal Music Australia are on the hunt for a cunning Email Marketing Specialist and CRM Executive to join their Sydney team. This role will see the lucky candidate spearhead customer data strategies to drive acquisition and conversions within UMA’s digital database.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Sound experience and knowledge in the marketing/advertising field, including experience in digital or email marketing
  • Good understanding of how CRM should and can be utilized across the organization
  • 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
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and to achieve goals unsupervised

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Supporting the CRM Lead, the Email Marketing Coordinator 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 Email Marketing Coordinator activates segments of the database through Universal Music Australia’s Marketing Automation tool
  • Working closely with the CRM lead, the Email Marketing Coordinator 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

Keen? Hit the link here to apply today.

Digital Marketing Assistant – Roland Corporation Australia (Sydney)

Want to help shape the online strategy of one of the music world’s most iconic brands? Roland Corporation Australia are on the hunt for someone to join their Sydney team as Digital Marketing Assistant and help create campaigns to pulling consumers.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a creative flair
  • Play at least one musical instrument, but have a very good all-round knowledge of drums, guitar, piano/keys, synthesisers and electronic dance music
  • A good understanding of different marketing channels (e.g. YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Google) and how to use them effectively
  • Previous experience in running ad campaigns from within either Facebook Business Manager or Google Ads platforms
  • Ability to take ownership and responsibility for projects; self-motivated and can work unsupervised and meet strict deadlines
  • Reliable, proactive “whatever it takes” attitude
  • Videography skills would be seen as advantageous, as would bilingual ability

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Producing compelling digital content for Roland and Boss web campaigns
  • Respond to online queries and comments
  • Measuring campaign results and keeping tabs of various success stories
  • Assisting global promotions in some Asian countries

Find out more and apply for this role over at Seek today.

Content Producer – RTRFM (Perth)

An iconic name on Western Australian airwaves, RTRFM are accepting applications for the part-time position of Content Producer. This Perth-based role consists of pitching and facilitating content ideas to drive engagement and continue their status as one of the best stations WA has got to offer.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • You must be open-minded and have a passion for storytelling, as well as interests in a range of areas, but especially the ‘local’ and the ‘alternative’
  • A folio of previously published works
  • A finger on the pulse of current affairs, youth issues and pop culture
  • Ability to communicate constructive feedback and edit accordingly
  • Experience with video/audio production and a willingness to appear in-front of the camera/on record if required
  • Robust understanding of and experience with publishing via social media channels
  • Proven track record in consistently delivering work of the highest quality in a timely manner
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills; ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced working environment
  • Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team and independently

Tasks / Responsibilities Include: 

  • Develop content for RTRFM by identifying gaps in coverage and opportunities
  • Take direction from the General Manager and Breakfast Producer, Talks ProducerMusic Director on editorial execution
  • Recruit, train and produce talent for additional outlets, e.g. video/podcast
  • Pitch podcasts ranging from short-run series to ongoing series, with a focus on local issues, station and musical history, and other related topics
  • Identify suitable volunteers/contractors and facilities to aid execution
  • Assist in content production (includes video/audio editing; publishing to site)
  • Support execution of sponsored campaigns with bespoke content elements
  • Work with internal/external stakeholders to develop clear and effective briefs
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Establish/monitor procedures for record keeping (may include business tools); ensure filing systems are maintained and current
  • Ensure security, integrity and confidentiality of data
  • Participate in administrative tasks shared by all RTRFM staff (answering phones, welcoming guests, processing at POS)

Submit your application through Seek ASAP.

A&R Coordinator – TMRW Music (Sydney)

TMRW Music (formerly Ministry of Sound Australia) is on the hunt for a fresh talent to join our busy A&R team in Sydney. This role will see you shape the sound of labels like Hussle, Risqué, Downright, Astrx and BCKLGHT, with the end-goal being to uncover the next big things to hit the music landscape.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Tertiary qualification in a related discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in a record label, artist management, event promotion setting, DJing or similar
  • Demonstrated understanding of online music portals
  • Passion for electronic, dance, hip hop and indie music and a keen ear for discovering new talent
  • An in-depth knowledge of current international and domestic music trends
  • Knowledge of music production software and terminology
  • Relationship and client management experience
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated experience in marketing products to specific audiences
  • Demonstrated experience in MS Office – including intermediate Excel and Outlook skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and demonstrate initiative
  • Analytical mindset

Tasks / Responsibilities Include: 

  • Identifying exciting new artists and upcoming trends
  • Researching and analysing market trends
  • Developing artists and liaising with artist teams
  • Providing support to the Head Of A&R
  • Curating remix packages
  • Compiling release assets
  • Creating promo plans for upcoming releases
  • Assisting with marketing strategies and content ideas
  • Liaising with key business partners including labels and third party label services
  • Ad hoc writing tasks including artist bios, album blurbs, company profiles and web content

Find out more and apply via LinkedIn. 

Video Producer / Assistant Video Producer – Triple J (Sydney)

Want to work for one of Australia’s most iconic radio stations? Here’s a hot gig for you: Triple J are hiring a Video Producer and an Assistant Video Producer to help out with making video content to be shared across Triple J, Double J and Unearthed and viewed by over one million people a week.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Experience in assisting the development and production of creative, accessible and relevant video content for a variety of audiences, including a young audience
  • Demonstrated multi-camera shooting and multi-camera editing experience
  • Passion to create authentic content that represents diverse Australian stories
  • A team player with strong interpersonal and motivational skills in addition to experience in sharing skills with a team

Tasks / Responsibilities Include: 

  • Assisting with the set-up and filming of triple j’s live in studio performances and other video content
  • Working with the triple j video team to shoot and edit content and ensure timely publishing and effective delivery of all material
  • Assisting in improving content for online e.g., reformatting for different platforms, adding subtitles etc
  • Assisting with the production of video content for triple j events, live festival broadcasts, special events and station campaign

Head to the ABC’s careers portal to view both opportunities and apply.

Client Partnerships Coordinator – Qsic (Melbourne)

A commercial music streaming service found in many a restaurant, gym and retail outlet around the country, Qsic are looking for a new Client Partnerships Coordinator to join their Melbourne team and help drive local sales.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • 2-3+ years sales experience or working within a sales support capacity
  • Experience & knowledge in a sales or sales support capacity in the following areas: (not necessarily all mandatory or limited to); experience in delivering and/or supporting achievement of sales targets
  • Experience within an Account Management or Client Service role
  • Experience & knowledge ideally working with Tier 1 Enterprise Retail Clients & their Suppliers; Grocery, Liquor, P&C, QSR, Pharmaceutical, Home Improvement & FMCG
  • Experience in Audio or Digital platforms eg. broadcast radio, digital audio, in-store audio, podcasting or any other digital (non-audio) platforms
  • Exposure to interpreting & communicating data, analytics & insights.experience working with multiple stakeholders; internally & client side
  • Presentation & proposal development
  • Some experience of exposure to the following programs: Keynote, Powerpoint, Google Slides, Excel or Google Sheet
  • Experience with the audio ad content production process or equivalent
  • Strong communication & presentation skills
  • A problem solver, a creative & dynamic thinker

Tasks / Responsibilities Include: 

  • General account management of Qsic’s existing client base – including leading Australian retailers within the following sectors: Quick Service Restaurants, Petrol & Convenience, Fashion, Grocery & Hospitality
  • Maintain & improve Qsic’s existing client satisfaction, engagement levels and retention rate
  • Present, promote and sell Qsic’s product and services to both existing and prospective inbound client partners
  • Achieve sales targets within an allocated time frame
  • Grow and nurture existing client prospect pipeline
  • Establish, develop and maintain positive business and customer relationships
  • Coordinate sales efforts with team members and work in collaboration with Qsic departments
  • Manage client onboarding process
  • Oversee the production & scheduling of branded audio ad content where relevant
  • Attend client meetings, events or client entertainment as required
  • Analyse market potential, track sales and status reports
  • Expedite the resolution of any roadblocks towards achieving your core role goals
  • Keep abreast of best practices, market trends and client feedback in order to refine & make recommendations back to Qsic for continuous improvement
  • Continually refine Qsic’s go-to-market strategy

Get your application for this one in through LinkedIn.

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