Mixdown’s top 4 jobs in the music industry (this week)

Subscribe to Mixdown Magazine

Mixdown’s top 4 jobs in the music industry (this week)


If you’re good with your brain and like all things guitars, then this is the gig for you. Fender Music Australia are seeking an experienced Logistics Supervisor to execute logistics strategies and planning activities from their Sydney offices.


Skills/Responsibilities Required:

  • Minimum of 5 years of varied Logistics experience, with a minimum of 3 years leading teams in a distribution environment and a minimum of 3 years experience in managing 3PL
  • University degree in Logistics, Engineering, or another related technical field
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution with proven process and cost improvement
  • Knowledge of electrical compliance standards
  • IT skills: Working knowledge of WMS and ERP systems
  • Functional level in Word and PowerPoint (or similar) and Excel
  • Excellent demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated diplomatic and conflict resolution skills (maintaining a good working relationship between Fender and suppliers in situations where there are often conflicts of interest)
  • Able to analyse large amounts of data, and synthesise it into meaningful reports, analysis, or trends
  • Experience in Australian Customs and compliance legislation and practical application
  • Financially literate; understands a P&L; can build and plan an operations budget
  • Experienced in contract definition and negotiation in a purchasing or Logistics function
  • Demonstrated team development abilities including team assessment for developmental need, coaching for performance, and culture change
  • Experience in Inventory Planning
  • Experience in working remotely and experience working globally

Tasks Include:

  • Ensure that all safety, quality, service, and cost metrics are being met by our 3PL partner in Australia as the relationship leader
  • Partner with representatives from Transportation, Planning, Sales, and Distribution to maintain the proper flow of inbound shipments to Australia
  • Supervise QI team to execute effective inspection activities and make sure those activities meet company’s objectives and priorities
  • Ensure all legal/trade requirements (e.g. Customs, CITES, Tax and disposal) are met
  • Ensure electrical CE compliance to all applicable regulations/laws/trade requirements
  • Ensure commerce marking and import/export regulations/laws/trade requirements are adhered to
  • Manage and maintain inventory in line with FMIC policy and report irregularities appropriately to the Management
  • Evaluate all third party suppliers for Inbound (Ocean) freight, as well as review and analyse all costs involved
  • Ensure that the most efficient and cost effective storage methods are used for all Fender stock in Australia
  • Ensure that the most efficient and cost effective transport methods are used for all outgoing Fender shipments
  • Work with Marketing and Sales in preparation for local Trade shows, organise all transport and build-up/breakdown for Trade shows
  • Responsible for the Logistics budget for Australia


To apply for this job, click here and follow the prompts to get started. 



The Australian Institute of Music is currently seeking an exceptional Sound & Production Technician to join their vibrant Sound & Production Team. Based in Sydney, you’ll be responsible for ensuring the quality of sound for a variety of students across a wide range of genres.


Skills/Responsibilities Required:

  • At least two years demonstrated previous experience in sound, lighting and staging production
  • Experience in technical operations within Performance Arts
  • Proficiency with project scheduling tools
  • Strong at collaborating with individuals and teams for the achievement of goals
  • Able to work under tight deadlines with multiple stakeholders and competing priorities

Tasks Include:

  • Ensuring the efficient and effective set up and pack down of performance spaces
  • Report to the Sound & Production Team Leader any faulty or damaged equipment and arrange repairs and maintenance
  • Maintain an efficient control of stock and equipment
  • Provide accurate advice and guidance around the use of the performance spaces and relevant equipment
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and emerging technologies
  • Contribute to the achievement of departmental and organisational goals and strategic plans
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to improve the department


 Interested? Apply here



TEG Live, the coporate body owning the likes of Ticketek, are on the hunt for an experienced professional to join their Sydney team as Event Coordinator and Executive Assistant to Managing Director.


Skills/Responsibilities Required:

  • Have 1-2 years’ experience in both the Event Coordination & Administration fields
  • Possess a keen eye for detail whilst demonstrating a sense of urgency in delivery
  • Proficient across the Microsoft office suite
  • Demonstrated experience in diary management
  • Be a sound communicator, able to tailor your style to varying stakeholders
  • Display poise, energy, and a personality that will allow you to thrive in our fast paced environment
  • Be organised, and enjoy change as things don’t always go to plan
  • Have the ability to anticipate stakeholders’ needs and seek assistance when required
  • Be a problem solver for the business and happy to take on any task, big or small

Tasks Include:

  • Diary management
  • Travel management
  • Responding to email correspondence as requested
  • Arranging conference calls and meetings as required
  • Taking minutes of meetings as required
  • Managing invitations / RSVPs to events and functions
  • Completing expense claims and other administrative tasks
  • Assist in the execution of marketing campaigns as required by Head of Marketing
  • Liaise with graphic artists to ensure print requirements are met
  • Liaise with production suppliers
  • Promotional / media ticket distribution
  • Liaise with accounting department on marketing expenditure / invoices
  • Assist in preparation of the marketing settlement files
  • Arrange distribution of materials
  • Manage all incoming queries/requests to info@teglive and on social media and formulating responses
  • Compile and print tour itinerary books
  • Arrange and program travel phones as required for tours
  • Maintain competitor analysis records (recording other tours, ticket prices, seating plans and other relevant information)
  • Assist in all aspects of tour planning and implementation, including: booking and confirming flights, travel, and accommodation, logistics, production of tour books, booking support artists, production elements, sponsorship, marketing etc.
  • Assisting in research of potential touring artists, record sales, new artists and industry trends
  • Sourcing customer data from ticketing partners, analysing this data with the marketing team and making recommendations for future use


To capitalise on this huge opportunity, get your resume ready and click here for more information.




VVV MGMT are a Melbourne based artist management company with the likes of Killing Heidi and Dear Seattle on their ever-growing roster of artists. They’re currently looking for a keen admin fiend to join their team in Melbourne.



Skills/Responsibilities Required:

  • Strong general computer skills across Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • The ability to deploy empathy and maintain boundaries when dealing with clients
  • Strong understanding of social media
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • High proactivity and flexibility in your approach to your work
  • Excellent time management and high attention to detail
  • A genuine team player that can also work well independently
  • High level of personal presentation and friendly disposition

Skills Required:

  • Email Triage and handling of level 1.0 Correspondence
  • Executing Team Systems and Processes
  • Managing the work calendar, scheduling and maintaining the team Default Diary and its obligations
  • Booking meetings, taking notes and following up on outcomes
  • Booking travel arrangements for VVV Team
  • Managing boardroom bookings for the office and preparing for guests
  • Running general errands as required
  • Providing support to Artist Managers when necessary
  • Maintaining Dropbox
  • Maintain, reconcile and manage the VVV Corporate card expenses and managing VVV Accounts
  • Liaising with artists on a day-to-day basis to determine needs
  • Booking travel arrangements for clients
  • Building tour books and liaising with artists’ broader teams
  • Maintaining artist calendars and reporting availabilities & scheduling
  • Maintaining all contracts, performance schedules, personal information and client details are current and up to date and easily accessible
  • Maintaining Dropbox folders between VVV and client


To apply, send your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]