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

See what's on offer from the music industry this week.

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.

To help you on your journey, we’ve compiled a list of the best jobs in the industry this week in Australia, including gigs with Ingrooves Music Group, Warner Music Australia, Morris Brothers Music Store and Mega Music.

This week’s top jobs:

  • Manager, Commercial Strategy – Ingrooves Music Group (Sydney)
  • Head of Audience & Media – Warner Music Australia (Sydney)
  • Sales Consultant / Demonstrator – Morris Brothers Music Store (Brisbane)
  • Inventory Controller – Mega Music (Perth)

Catch up on all the latest industry news stories here.

Manager, Commercial Strategy – Ingrooves Music Group (Sydney)

Part of the Universal Music Group, Ingrooves are a dynamic distribution and marketing service for artists and labels. They’re looking for a Manager of Commercial Strategy to join their team in Sydney and drive Ingrooves’ growth strategy within Australia and New Zealand.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Significant relationship management experience, preferably in the music industry
  • Pre-existing contacts to local services/ DSPs, and the independent label and artist community preferred
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of digital entertainment marketplace, industry trends, competitive landscape, differences among markets
  • Experience sourcing, interpreting and presenting industry insights and analytics in the sales process
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise in a project deadline environment
  • Knowledge of digital distribution process and managing lead-times

Tasks / Responsibilities Include: 

  • Own, build and manage the day-to-day relationships with existing and future key digital services in AUNZ
  • Partner with label managers to develop strategies for local and international key labels and projects to increase revenue from frontline and catalogue content
  • Educate internal and external stakeholders on commercial and promotional activity within the market
  • Use insights and analytics from varied sources to discover and present opportunities to increase revenue, work cross-departmentally to action priorities from outside home markets
  • Liaise with Ingrooves’ Marketing & Engagement team to develop local marketing partnerships and social media relationships
  • Represent AUNZ in the international commercial strategy team, evaluate and support global workflow optimisation

Head here to apply today.

Head of Audience & Media – Warner Music Australia (Sydney)

Warner Music Australia’s Commercial, Audience & Media team are looking to fill the position of Head of Audience & Media. The lucky candidate will find themselves as the head strategist connecting fans with the music they love through Warner’s own suite of Owned & Operated publishing sites and social platforms.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • A passion for digital publishing and the art of creating remarkable website and social content that helps turn music fans into superfans,
  • Experience in optimising content for the web, improving and ranking highly in search and across social platforms,
  • Fluent in analytics and publishing tools such as WordPress, Drupal 8, Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics
  • A deep understanding of media buying, especially around e-commerce and performance marketing,
  • Broad and in-depth knowledge of the Australian music and media landscape
  • A passion for music and pop culture
  • Knowledge of using project management tool such as Asana
  • Knowledge of using creative tools such as Canva
  • Experience with e-commerce platforms such as Shopify, Demandware, Magneto

Tasks / Responsibilities Include: 

  • Drive the content strategy (written / visual) across publishing sites and social
  • Manage a team of contributors and internal leads
  • Use paid media to amplify engagement and convert fans
  • Be data obsessed to drive audience insights
  • Optimise revenue from large audiences through the e-commerce lens

Keen? Submit your application here ASAP.

Sales Consultant / Demonstrator – Morris Brothers Music Store (Brisbane)

One of Brisbane’s leading music stores, Morris Brothers Music Store, are accepting applications for the role of Sales Consultant / Demonstrator. If you’ve ever wanted to work in a revered brick-and-mortar music store, this one’s right up your alley.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Previous retail or sales experience would be beneficial
  • Moderate guitar playing ability, basic understanding of keyboards/orchestral instruments/music theory
  • A willingness to gain knowledge and skills
  • Comfort interacting with customers and their musical needs

Get your application in via Seek today.

Inventory Controller – Mega Music (Perth)

Since 2001, Mega Music has operated as one of Perth’s most popular music stores, with a special emphasis on team culture and workplace security. They’re looking for a new Inventory Controller to join their team in Myaree and help out with basic database and warehouse tasks.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • Competent with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proven organisational and time managements skills
  • Experience with MYOB Exo or Sybiz are preferred but not essential

Tasks / Responsibilities Include: 

  • Maintaining our internal stock database to ensure that pricing, naming, and categorisation is accurate
  • Managing stock representation on our website
  • Maintaining pricing systems
  • Organising cyclical stocktakes to ensure accurate stock levels

Dust off your resume and prep your cover letter, and head over this way to apply.

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