Mixdown’s top jobs in the Australian music industry (this week)
28.04.2021

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

Words by Chloe Karis

Fix up your resumé and start applying.

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 is a tough place to crack into.

We’ve compiled a list of the best jobs in the industry this week in Australia by searching through Seek and LinkedIn to make it easier for you. This week’s latest round-up consists of opportunities from Finely Tuned, Domino Recording, Mobydisc and Music Victoria.

This week’s top jobs: 

  • Marketing Manager – Finely Tuned (Sydney)
  • Label Manager – Domino Recording Company (Melbourne / Sydney)
  • DJ/MC – Mobydisc (Melbourne and Canberra)
  • Marketing and Communications Manager – Music Victoria (Melbourne)
  • Engagement Coordinator – Music Victoria (Melbourne)

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

Marketing Manager – Finely Tuned (Sydney)

Finely Tune is a creative, music, events and touring agency. They’re looking for a new Marketing Managing to join the team part-time 3-4 days a week in the Bondi office.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in marketing
  • Organised and can work independently 
  • Creative and are able to think outside the box
  • Passionate about the industry
  • Eye for design
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Can work in high-pressure environment 
  • Can work in a team

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Design and deliver the overarching marketing strategies and timelines for Finely Tuned and its associated brands/projects
  • Stay up to date with and implement current marketing trends
  • Develop and document style guides for finely Tuned and its associated brands/projects (voice, tone, fonts, colours, etc.)
  • Create all front-end content, including social media posts, direct messages, graphics, website copy, online ads and sponsorship/investor decks
  • Manage and file digital assets on the shared drive
  • Source, brief and manage content agencies (photographers, public relations, editors, developers, influences, etc.)
  • Ensure external marketing activities (venues, sponsors, etc.) align with Finely Tuned marketing strategies and timelines
  • Grow audiences across Finely Tuned’s social media platforms and mailing lists
  • Manage allocated marketing budget, which includes requesting and filing all quotes, invoices and receipts
  • Provide real-time reporting on marketing results and adapting strategies as necessary

To apply, email your CV and any relevant information to simon@finelytuned.com.au by Sunday May 23 or apply here.

Label Manager – Domino Recording Company (Melbourne / Sydney)

Domino Recording Company is looking for a label manager to run its artist campaigns in the Australian market over a fixed term 12-month maternity leave contract. 

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Proven experience in project management, promotions and both the physical and digital distribution of international artists in the Australian market
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work autonomously and multitask
  • Familiarity with Domino and its artists

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Oversee Domino artist campaigns in Australia and setting up release plans in line with UK and international plans
  • Oversee M&P budgets, delivering efficiencies in expenditure, and setting and overseeing sales targets
  • Oversee and/or directly run publicity campaigns for all Domino releases with the UK-based international team – including print and online media, national radio and TV
  • Oversee and/or directly run publicity/promotional campaigns for Australian tours
  • Collate and reporting campaign feedback including sales figures, promo results and other Australian market-specific data
  • Sett up all Domino product releases, including coordinating local pricing and metadata, on releases between UK international team and local distributor
  • Directly pitch to and set objectives for Australian digital partners including Spotify, Apple, and Amazon etc
  • To develop and maintain strong relationships with the editorial teams at the Australian DSPs
  • Coordinate local digital marketing activities and implementing digital trade marketing locally
  • Track and report playlist inclusions at all DSPs
  • Circulation of new press releases, local tour dates and release schedules
  • To maintain relationships with promoters, agents and other interested parties
  • Servicing of music and videos to various parties

To apply, email your CV and cover letter to vacancy@dominorecordco.com by Tuesday June 15 with ‘Label Manager, Australia’ in the email subject line. Check here for more information or to apply online.

DJ/MC – Mobydisc (Melbourne / Canberra)

Australia’s largest DJ company, Mobydisc is looking for a casual DJ/MC for parties, weddings and anything along those lines. No experience is necessary for this role! Improve your public speaking skills, event planning knowledge and customer service skills.

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Available to work on Saturday nights and weekends
  • Drivers license and good reliable car to get you to the event

Head to Seek to find out more and apply online for Melbourne and Canberra.

Marketing and Communications Manager – Music Victoria (Melbourne)

Music Victoria an independent, not-for-profit organisation and the state peak body for contemporary music. They are hiring for a new Marketing and Communications Manager. The role is responsible for presenting Music Victoria as an organisation and work to the public in a way that generates excitement and builds upon their reputation. The position is part-time for 3-4 days a week.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Experience working in Marketing and Communications with excellent taste in design and an eye for detail 
  • Demonstrate experience in writing for a range different audiences and purposes, each requiring their own unique tone as well as creating newsletters and segmented audiences with Mailchimp 
  • Strong planning and time management skills, with the ability to work independently
  • Understand the need for the music industry to be safe and inclusive for people from underrepresented groups such as First Nations people, people of colour, Deaf/disabled people, and the LGBTIQA+ community
  • Experience in managing social media pages for business and with social media scheduling software (e.g. Later, Hootsuite, Facebook Creator Studio), including boosted and targeted ads

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Contribute to Music Victoria’s strategic planning and annual programming processes with a specific focus on marketing and communication strategies and initiatives
  • Manage and implement the above organisational marketing, social media and communications strategies and associated budgets
  • Take the lead on Music Victoria branding year-round ensuring that it is consistent and fresh and complements VMDO branding
  • Work collaboratively with MV and VMDO staff on public-facing components for projects
  • Drive the promotion of MV and VMDO Projects, Advocacy, Events, Programs etc on social media, website, e-news to ensure targets of attendance and engagement are reached
  • Manage our advertising across social media, radio, print media and billboards 
  • Acquire and service sponsors and advertising partners (who advertise with us)
  • Manage and review copy writing for external communications including press releases, public statements, and proof-reading of MV reports, acquittals and published documents. 
  • Report on marketing reach, audience growth, engagement and conversion 
  • Manage relationships, information transfers and timelines with contracted publicists, photographers and graphic designers for all Music Victoria Events, Programs and announcements
  • Manage all content on the Music Victoria website (including the Membership Database)
  • Act as a primary contact for the website and manage communications between Music Victoria and website host/designers
  • Manage targeted and segmented communications via enews and social media 

For more information visit Music Victoria. To apply, email your CV and cover letter to info@musicvictoria.com.au by 5pm AEST on Tuesday May 11.

Engagement Coordinator – Music Victoria (Melbourne)

Music Victoria an independent, not-for-profit organisation and the state peak body for contemporary music. They are hiring a new Engagement Coordinator. The role is responsible for supporting the Music Victoria team in event coordination and member engagement. The position is part-time for 3-4 days a week.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Extremely good attention to detail and ability to follow protocols and procedures 
  • Experience in working with databases, mail delivery software and filing systems (Music Victoria use Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive and associated apps, Outlook, Dropbox and Nimble) 
  • Strong planning and time management skills, with the ability to work independently
  • Good writing, interpersonal skills and professionalism 
  • An understanding of the need for the music industry to be safe and inclusive for people from underrepresented groups such as First Nations people, people of colour, Deaf/disabled people, and the LGBTIQA+ community

Tasks / Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop, implement and coordinate a high-quality membership engagement service that integrates with Music Victoria’s broader activities 
  • Support integration of membership data with our CRM – Nimble, and drive the relevant data segmentation 
  • Distribute annual members survey and collect responses into report form 
  • Manage member discount provider database, and service discount providers 
  • Coordinate event logistics and bookings (facilitate online events and book venues/spaces following restrictions) 
  • Assist with event delivery tasks including set-up, artist/guest liaison, and intern and volunteer management 
  • Coordinate Music Victoria Awards judging panels and voting process, ensuring criteria and eligibility is adhered to 
  • Represent Music Victoria on panels / workshops / industry events (shared with all staff) 

For more information visit Music Victoria. To apply, email your CV and cover letter to info@musicvictoria.com.au by 5pm AEST on Tuesday May 11.

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