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JOB OPENINGS

Academy of Country Music (ACM): Senior Director of Publicity & Media Relations 
The Academy of Country Music (ACM) is seeking to fulfill the role of Senior Director of Publicity & Media Relations. This position is part of the Academy’s Marketing department and leads all facets of their public relations, press, and media efforts, from strategy, planning, and proactive pitching to execution, real-time optimization, coverage reporting, and analysis, stretching across all media types, platforms, and categories, including consumer, trade, and B2B. This role supports major annual live events, including the ACM Awards and ACM Honors shows and their respective broadcast and streaming distribution plans (currently with Amazon Prime Video and Fox TV). The Senior Director of Publicity & Media Relations also supports a slate of additional events, programmatic initiatives, institutional efforts to preserve and polish an almost-60 year heritage, industry and community outreach, and organizational needs while spotlighting visibility for both the Academy and its philanthropic association ACM Lifting Lives as well as their leadership teams and Boards. Candidates must have eight or more years of hands-on experience leading communications, publicity, and media relations for major, entertainment or media industry-leading brands in addition to a comprehensive and active network of contacts/connections/working relationships across all major media platforms and types, inclusive of writers, reporters, and editors of the following: national television, local/Nashville television, national morning and late-night shows, daytime and news magazine syndicated shows, national and local print (dailies, weeklies, monthlies), national and syndicated radio, local radio, digital and web, social influencers, and local and industry trades. Submissions can be sent to the email below.
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[email protected]
Listed: 11/17/22

Riser House Entertainment: Product Manager 
Riser House Entertainment is currently seeking a Product Manager to join their team. They will be responsible for managing the day-to-day relations between the label and all artists/their team. The Product Manager will serve as the hub of communication for management, press, external social media teams, etc., and will oversee the development of products from the recording timeline – to the promotional planning – and through the release of the product. They will assist the Head of Marketing and Director of Digital in designing and implementing marketing plans as well as the Label Director in all tasks. Other duties will include: overseeing the music distribution process, uploading, and communication; communicating essential and important dates/deadlines; organizing weekly/monthly artist-focused meetings; and helping to streamline all communication. Candidates must be very organized and have strong communication skills as they will be coordinating and facilitating weekly phone calls and meetings. The ideal candidate is a team player who can successfully guide and organize a group of high-performing individuals.
Contact: To apply, click here
Listed: 11/15/22

SESAC: Payroll Administrator 
SESAC is looking for a Payroll Administrator to join their Nashville team. This position will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely processing of SESAC’s multi-company/ multi-state payroll while assisting with other assigned finance responsibilities. Duties of the Payroll Administrator will include: processing semi-monthly payroll, deductions, and necessary adjustments for over 400 employees using ADP Workforce Now software; ensuring timecards are submitted and reviewed by managers by established deadlines; reviewing timecard approvals and reports for accuracy and working with managers/employees on needed corrections; coordinating setup of new jurisdictions, as needed, and communicating these to ADP for state filings; processing and verifying direct deposit information to guarantee timely submission to the Automated Clearing House; resolving any discrepancies that may occur with individual employee paychecks; ensuring compliance with government, state, and employer guidelines; maintaining absolute confidentiality of the payroll information; processing fringe benefits during the year and upholding the provisions of each employment contract; processing, administering, and calculating employee garnishments received; reviewing tax withholding and depositing to government agencies for accurate tax reporting; reconciling the company’s 941 (employer’s quarterly federal tax return), and wage and tax information against the Internal Revenue Service and Social Security Administration; ensuring the accuracy of earned wages and the timely distribution of the annual W-2’s; resolving/addressing general inquiries and providing an appropriate resolution; preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual Account Reconciliations; and ad hoc projects and reporting for senior management as assigned. Candidates must have a degree in Business Administration/Finance/Accounting or equivalent work experience, such as two or more years of hands-on payroll experience. They should also have knowledge of payroll processes, procedures, rules and regulations, an understanding of/skill in the application of local, state, and federal payroll rules and regulations as well as a comprehensive understanding of Federal wage and hour laws, Internal Revenue Service regulations, and payroll practices. The ideal candidate is a strong team player that is willing to jump in and help when needed with experience working in ADP Workforce Now or a similar ERP system, and expert skills with Microsoft Office Suites (particularly Excel). They are comfortable working with new technologies and have ability to easily learn new software systems, maintain confidentiality, and exercise extreme discretion. They also have a proven track record of ensuring accuracy of work, strong organizational skills, and the ability to maintain composure in a fast-paced work environment.
Contact: [email protected]
Listed: 11/14/22

ONErpm: Project Manager  
ONErpm occupies a unique space between a traditional record label and distribution company, leveraging proprietary technology, marketing, analytics, and localized support to deliver business solutions to over 100,000 artists, music labels, and video creators worldwide. Home to over 2,500 YouTube channels that collectively generate over seven billion plays a month, ONErpm is one of the world’s largest YouTube Multi-Channel Networks (MCN) specializing in music. They are currently seeking a Project Manager to handle marketing and distribution in their Nashville office. The Project Manager will have the opportunity to work with members across A&R and marketing teams, master the creation of specialized campaigns, excel at collaborating with partners to meet objectives, and provide functional support. Responsibilities will include: developing and executing creative marketing plans and set timelines; managing budgets on various sizes while focusing on music streaming growth; identifying key streaming growth tactics; completing a multitude of tasks with a high volume of releases; fostering and maintaining strong relationships with Digital Streaming Platforms; working in conjunction with artists, managers, and internal specialized departments; seeking, negotiating, and developing strategic relationships; and organizing inbound requests across a variety of internal and external work streams. Candidates must have generally five or more years of relevant marketing experience with music streaming through a major or indie label, an entertainment company, streaming platform, management, or a comparable organization as well as in-depth knowledge of streaming platforms and playlisting, brand management /artist development/public relations, digital marketing, and social networks. They should also have a proven track record of managing meetings and a high volume of communication (phone calls and emails), strong communication skills, the ability to collaborate and work with a team, creativity and willingness to think outside the box, and an understanding of standard analytical streaming and music marketing tools. The ideal candidate would be a creative thinker with a demonstrated ability to apply ideas strategically while working to a set budgets and timelines, technologically adept and quick to learn new platforms, up-to-date on all music and pop culture trends, and optimistic with an entrepreneurial attitude and knack for problem solving.
Contact: To apply, click here
Listed: 11/11/22

Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA): Communications Associate 
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is seeking a Communications Associate to join their Communications department. This position will be based out of Washington, D.C., and offers a competitive salary, benefits, and a hybrid work environment. The Communications Associate will report to the Chief Communications Officer. Responsibilities will include: monitoring press coverage and inquiries to field media requests and flag relevant developments; generating and circulating daily clips; maintaining databases and press lists; researching media and industry developments; drafting written materials such as press releases and media pitches; managing projects and collaborating across departments (Policy, Legal, Anti-Piracy, Executive Leadership); aiding with Gold & Platinum Program initiatives; helping organize and execute on- and off-site events (occasional evening availability required); and other duties as assigned. The position will also handle administrative tasks: scheduling meetings; maintaining a robust internal calendar (industry events, action items, ongoing projects); arranging travel; preparing check requests; compiling expense reports; and managing subscriptions. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university and two or more years of related experience in communications and/or media relations, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal candidate will have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams, the ability to multi-task efficiently, regular attendance and punctuality, excellent communication and organizational skills with a high attention to detail, and strong writing skills. They must be proficient in MuckRack, Cision or similar databases as well as in Flodesk, MailChimp, or similar platforms. They should also be solution-oriented, confidential, comfortable working independently, and interested in/have general knowledge of the music industry, entertainment, pop culture, and/or public policy.
Contact: To apply, click here
Listed: 11/11/22

Q Prime South: Customer Service Representative – Part Time/Fully Remote 
Q Prime South is an artist management company with offices in Nashville, New York, and London. They are currently seeking a part-time, fully remote Customer Service Representative. This is a flexible position. This team member will report to the Director, Merchandise and Fan Engagement. Q Prime South looking for a candidate who can work three hours per day between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. with a maximum of 15 hours per week. Responsibilities will include: responding promptly to customer inquiries via Zendesk and social media; communicating with customers through various channels; acknowledging and resolving customer complaints; knowing products inside and out so questions can be answered; keeping records of customer interactions, transactions, comments, and complaints; communicating and coordinating with colleagues as necessary; and providing feedback on the efficiency of the customer service process. The ideal candidate must have stable internet connection and reliable computer access, a high school diploma, a general education degree, or the equivalent as well as the ability to stay calm when customers are stressed or upset. They also must have experience of a year or more working with customer support, and must be comfortable using computers and learning new programs.
Contact: [email protected]
Listed: 11/8/22

Belmont University: Dean of the Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business 
Belmont University, a private, Christ-centered higher-education institution, is seeking a proven leader to serve as Dean of the Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business, the largest college of the university. This entrepreneurial and visionary administrator will lead faculty, staff and students in enhancing the vitality of its current academic degrees, as well as in developing innovative programs to serve other facets of the entertainment industry. This person must have a strong reputation as a knowledgeable entertainment industry professional with impeccable integrity who has an unmatched ability to foster strategic relationships.
Contact: To learn more & apply, click here
Listed: 10/24/22

117 Entertainment Group: Director of Publicity 
117 Entertainment Group is a multi-faceted entertainment firm specializing in publicity and marketing campaigns for musicians, events and brands as well as artist management and development. 117 represents personalities mainly in country, rock & roll and classic rock genres as well as some up-and-coming musicians. Founded by Zach Farnum, the Nashville-based group is recognized by industry professionals across the country with a major presence in New York and Los Angeles. 117 Entertainment represents Randy Travis, Jo Dee Messina, Jerry Lee Lewis, David Nail, Emily Ann Roberts, Scooter Brown Band, War Hippies, and moreCurrently, they are seeking a highly-motivated Director of Publicity to join their team. The ideal candidate will possess strong organizational and creative skills with a desire to build upon relationships with music, pop culture and national media outlets, journalists and influencers. Prior publicity experience in the music/entertainment field along with strong relationships with media outlets, journalists, influencers, and critics is a must. A Bachelors Degree in Communications or Publicity, awareness of press campaigns of acts similar to their roster, proficiency in Google Drive, Email, Mailchimp, Meltwater/Cision/Database software, Airtable, SongSpace, and project management software is preferred. Responsibilities will include creating, implementing, and managing strategic national publicity campaigns for artists, including booking television appearances, podcasts, social media takeovers, etc. as well as outreach to music critics / reviewers, magazines, blogs, and other editorial outlets; devising publicity campaigns designed to relay the artist’s narrative and grow an audience; managing and cultivating relationships with key decision makers/tastemakers across all media; managing multiple projects and relationships with external Marketing and PR companies; overseeing the PR team and working closely with the leadership team to develop campaigns and overall strategy; escorting talent to television performances/photo shoots/events and effectively preparing talent and media for interviews and appearances; writing, creating, and distributing pitch letters, press releases, and media rollout campaigns; submitting and monitoring art or video requests to completion for any marketing assets needed (invites, posters, pseudo videos, etc.); analyzing data and creating reports as requested; working with and engaging third-party companies to create, quote, and manufacture any tools or campaigns needed for specific marketing initiatives (ex: promotional items) and overseeing their delivery; and any additional duties as assigned. Please send resumes, cover letters, and writing samples to the email below.
Contact[email protected]
Listed: 10/17/22

Belmont University: Assistant Professor of Music Business 
The Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business at Belmont University is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning Aug. 1, 2023. Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses specifically oriented toward the following: streaming, digital marketing, digital assets, strategies and social media, touring, concert promotion, booking, and ticketing. Comprehensive knowledge of the music industry is required, and knowledge of international markets is a plus. Courses taught may include Data Analytics, Digital Music Marketing, Entrepreneurship in the Music Industry, Marketing in the Music Industry, Record Company Operations, Social Media in Artist Management, or Concert Promotion and Booking. The ideal candidate would develop new courses and improve existing courses that recognize the changing landscape of the music business and how the industry can rapidly adapt to technological advancements. Additional responsibilities include: academic advising, student mentoring, scholarly activity, and college and university service. J.D., Ph.D., Ed.D. or Doctorate of Business Administration is preferred. Master’s degree or progress toward a terminal degree is required. Teaching experience is strongly preferred.
Contact: To apply, click here
Listed: 10/12/22

Big Yellow Dog Music: Sales and Streaming Analyst 
Big Yellow Dog Music is looking to fulfill the role of Sales and Streaming Analyst. The ideal candidate will be able to compile and organize information, and clearly communicate insights to leadership. They should also be able to analyze large sets of information and discern the critical elements for actionable outcomes as well as provide data for distributors and DSPs pitches. Responsibilities will include: keeping all teams internally and externally updated; pulling sales and streaming data; playlist adds; retail/DSP recaps; monitoring pre-save/pre-adds, etc.; analyzing digital advertisements and their efficacy, and relaying internally and to artists and artist managers; and assisting in label operations. Salary will depend on experience.
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Listed: 10/12/22

FBMM: Royalty Analyst 
Entertainment business management firm FBMM is seeking a Royalty Analyst. This position will be an excellent hands-on learning opportunity to get involved in numerous facets of sales and royalty processing. Key responsibilities will include: collating and preparing digital and physical sales information for several music industry artists; assisting in preparation of artist, producer, publisher, profit participation and mechanical statements; preparing and maintaining royalty desk audit files for clients; participating in field royalty audits as needed; and providing support with catalog research, database ingestion, and cleanup. A Bachelor’s Degree in Music Business or within the music industry, or relevant coursework including survey of music business, music publishing, and record label operations as well as a minimum of one or more years’ experience in royalties is required.
Contact: To apply, click here
Listed: 9/29/22

OH Creative: Executive Assistant
Entertainment PR and management firm, OH Creative, is looking for a full-time Nashville-based assistant to join their team. The ideal candidate would be a detail oriented self-starter who excels in a fast-paced environment. They should also thrive on organization and hope to continue growing in an Executive support role. Prior experience is preferred. OH Creative would love to get to know you! Tell them about yourself, your experience and why you think you’d be a good fit for the team. Please email your resume to the email below to apply.
Contact: [email protected]
Listed: 9/28/22

INTERNSHIPS

The Academy of Country Music (ACM): 2023 Internships 
The Academy of Country Music (ACM) is looking for bright, fun, hard-working students who love country music and want to see the music entertainment business first-hand. The ideal candidates will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, interest in the country music industry, professional demeanor, flexible schedules, computer skills (knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite highly preferred), the ability to meet deadlines, and carry out tasks independently. They must also be well organized and detail-oriented. The chosen candidates will work closely with the Academy staff in their Nashville office in one of the following departments: Event Management, Strategic Partnerships, Marketing, Publicity & PR, Lifting Lives (ACM’s charity), Creative & Content Production, Design, Artist & Industry Relations, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. They will additionally complete general administrative duties to support the entire ACM office. Creative and Content Production interns should have experience using Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, and Photoshop. Internships will start in January, running through the end of May 2023, and will be based in Nashville, Tennessee. They will be primarily in person and may require a week of travel surrounding the 58th Academy of Country Music Awards in Frisco, Texas on May 11. Candidates may receive credit for their participation and will be paid for the internship. All students are encouraged to apply. Don’t miss your chance to be involved with The Academy of Country Music! Email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to the email below no later than Oct. 24, and indicate your preferred department in your cover letter. Please do not call.
Contact: [email protected]
Listed: 10/4/22

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