Sony Music

Sony Music is home to the most loved and commercially successful artists in the world. In 1887, Columbia was formed – which, to this day, remains the oldest label in the history of the recording industry. From there, Sony Music evolved, amassing the best in the business to create a world-class record label and industry leader. In the UK, labels such as Columbia, RCA, Syco, Commercial Group, Red Essential, Relentless, Black Butter, Ministry Of Sound and Insanity all make up the Sony Music family.

Sony Music New York, NY, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.   The  Coordinator, Sales  is responsible for providing support to the RED MUSIC Label Group’s label sales team, by successfully accomplishing the following responsibilities: Responsibilities Be the point of contact at digital accounts such as Tidal, Deezer, Soundcloud, and other DSPs for RED MUSIC. Pitch RED MUSIC repertoire for placements/positioning at assigned digital accounts. Research, make record of, and distribute as necessary significant features and placements of artist and product marketing initiatives for senior label management, label marketing teams, and artist management. Compile, generate and distribute daily, weekly and monthly sales figures and reports for the department including learning full use of the SMARTS, Samis, and Artist 360 reporting systems. Manage both the physical and digital new release schedule for the RED MUSIC Label Group. Create sell sheets with release info, marketing drivers, historical data, and DMA information for the SME field sales team. Participate weekly in the Sales & Ops call and assist in the ordering/reordering of product. Maintain details on physical account advertising and budget commitments. Merge UPCs with Nielsen to ensure releases report and chart properly. Coordinate and facilitate gratis and band product orders. Maintain business partner and account contact records, and coordinate mailings. Provide general administrative support including, but not limited to, answering phones, calendar maintenance, and filing expense reports for senior members of the department. Qualifications The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 1 year of experience in a related workplace. This individual must have a working knowledge of both the physical and digital music industry. Prior experience in music sales/distribution is strongly preferred. This candidate must have exceptional organization strength. Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook) and an intimate knowledge of the internet. This candidate will need to learn a variety of other computer systems including Apollo, SAMIS, BDS/Encore, SMARTS, Nielsen Music Connect, and others. A proactive, flexible, self-starter who has strong problem solving, analytic, and interpersonal skills. Exceptional communication and time management skills required. Must be able to work independently but also be a team player and flexible. Must have the ability to manage time and priorities set and achieve goals and juggle multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously. This individual must be extremely organized; and must be able to create and maintain very strong business relationships. Must have a passionate commitment to music and artists. Must be available to attend evening showcases as required.
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global leader in audio entertainment that works in partnership with music and podcasting talent to develop and maximize their creative and commercial opportunities. We are seeking an Administrative Assistant for our podcasting venture located in Brooklyn, NY.   Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.   The venture is being led by podcast veterans, Adam Davidson and Laura Mayer and will produce a suite of original, thoughtful, and buoyant podcasts across genres. The Administrative Assistant is a foundational member of the podcasting venture. This role is responsible for providing support to the editorial process in New York. This role will report to the Office Manager.   Responsibilities Provide direct support to the CEO and COO Be in charge of scheduling, office-related errands, small office events and organizing Note-taking and follow up duties related to frequent meetings Clear communication - in writing and conversation - is essential Detail-orientated self-starter who has the confidence in their work to anticipate others' needs Ability to be flexible This position is within a fast growing startup. This means there would be room to grow for the right candidate Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in related experience At least 2 years’ experience working as an executive or administrative assistant. Podcast experience is a plus Strong computer skills in Work, Excel, PowerPoint Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact well within different levels of the organization, including senior executives Must be a team player Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Must love, and listen to, podcasts! A successful candidate will have an interest in office operations as a whole and be interested in growing their role along with the company
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. The Manager, Business Affairs Administration will manage a variety of business affairs administration and licensing matters as part of a centralized core group on behalf of Sony Music Entertainment affiliated US labels (RCA Records, Epic Records, Columbia Records, etc.). Responsibilities Licensing: Request, negotiate, draft, review and administer various agreements in capacity of licensee and licensor on behalf of SME affiliated labels including but not limited to: Side Artist Agreements Venue Agreements Master Use Licenses Artwork Agreements (to the extent 3 rd  Party consents are required) Quitclaim Letters Festival Agreements General Label Waivers   A/V Review: Review audio-visual materials to highlight any trademark, side artist, or venue issues and if necessary, negotiate and obtain clearances and/or recommend edits to appropriate internal department(s)   Other: Create, maintain, and internally distribute a variety of status charts and reports, including but not limited to bi-weekly label/BA status reports Contract research Royalty account research to verify payee information and confirm various royalty obligations, including but not limited to artist, side artist, and third party royalties Review (and coordinate with B&LA) contest rules associated with sweepstakes, giveaways, etc. As necessary advise Film/TV in connection with guest artist appearances for purposes of negotiating appropriate synch fees Qualifications Minimum of 2 years industry experience in business affairs, licensing or entertainment law firm.   J.D. from an accredited law school. Strong negotiating and analytical skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a focus on contract drafting and business writing. Strong organizational skills, time management and attention to detail with ability to effectively multi-task. Knowledge of the music industry and intellectual property issues (e.g. copyright, trademark, etc.).  Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.  
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide –  distributing music from independent artists including Ozuna, Skepta, Jorja Smith, John Prine, and Kelsea Ballerini. With cutting edge operations and an unparalleled global team, The Orchard partners with labels of all sizes to make their music and video available across hundreds of digital and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity.   The Orchard is looking for a  Director of Product Design  to join our dynamic NYC team. Responsibilities Define and lead product design strategy, processes and discipline Manage, build and inspire the Product Design team providing actionable feedback and guidance on design decisions and processes Drive adoption of our design system and ensure consistency across our products and tools Build and refine our process for gathering data, feedback and input from users, stakeholders and the Data team to inform design decisions Work closely with Product Management and Engineering leadership and teams to continually optimize design ideation, planning, execution and delivery processes Qualifications 3 to 5 years managing, hiring and inspiring designers Able to talk through a design portfolio that exhibits deep design thinking and strong end-to-end design processes. Extensive experience using and implementing design tools (Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator), prototyping tools (InVision, Framer, Principle), and web production tools (HTML/CSS) Experience working on content, data, mobile, and/or SaaS products   The Ideal Candidate Naturally curious person who likes to dive deep into complex workflows and systems in order to find opportunities to simplify and remove friction An exceptional communicator who can set up frameworks, facilitate workshops and build stakeholder buy-in across the organization Constantly thinks about how to improve the user experience and can expertly build buy-in and support from across the organization A love for music and film a plus   About The Orchard The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide. With a comprehensive artist & label services offering including full-service marketing, sync licensing, comprehensive video services, transparent data analysis, advertising, rights management, digital and physical distribution and more, The Orchard empowers creators and businesses to grow and adapt in the dynamic global industry. For further information, visit  www.theorchard.com .
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide –  distributing music from independent artists including Ozuna, Skepta, Jorja Smith, John Prine, and Kelsea Ballerini. With cutting edge operations and an unparalleled global team, The Orchard partners with labels of all sizes to make their music and video available across hundreds of digital and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity. The Orchard is hiring a  Royalty and Data Analyst  to join our NYC team.  Responsibilities 30% Royalty Processing Process bi-weekly monthly and quarterly royalty payments to music labels Prepare quarterly consultant commission statements Reconcile payment files against generated payment report Correspond with client service team to assist with royalty-related payment inquiries Review contract terms to assure that royalty payments are calculated according to agreement Liaise with Western Union to troubleshoot and resolve payment issues Liaise with growing set of Sony affiliates to support royalty payment processing and reconciliation of payment calculations 70% Data Analysis Generate monthly and quarterly ad hoc reports for royalty, finance and legal department from relational databases through SQL and Excel Serve as point person to provide reporting support within relational databases where data populates within user interface Troubleshoot system-generated calculations against raw data from databases for discrepancies Support film team with reporting to support transition of de-merger of film department from company Support report automation through SQL software or Looker Provide experience insights of user-interface experience to product team to support build of new accounting software Qualifications Understanding of the music industry and/or music royalties data Technical language required: MySQL Experience with the following SQL software, such as SQLYog or Snowflake Advanced knowledge of MS Excel, including use of pivot tables, Vlookups and various formulas Experience with Looker or other BI software preferred Basic comprehension of accounting principles About The Orchard The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide. With a comprehensive artist & label services offering including full-service marketing, sync licensing, comprehensive video services, transparent data analysis, advertising, rights management, digital and physical distribution and more, The Orchard empowers creators and businesses to grow and adapt in the dynamic global industry. For further information, visit  www.theorchard.com .
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.   Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.   The International Marketing team provides international exploitation services for all US based frontline labels within Sony Music USA. Responsibilities Product manage all aspects of US signed artist’s international recorded music career. Work with US label, artist management and foreign markets to develop launch plans, ongoing marketing campaigns and artist development strategies for US signed frontline releases. Plan and schedule global promotional trips including travel, budgets, media events, showcases, junkets and interviews and performances across all media. This often includes booking and coordinating artist, management and band travel, work visas and routing. Work closely with digital team to create and execute int’l digital campaigns -via mobile, social media, platforms, portals, video/song premieres, CPC campaigns, etc. Manage release planning of all commercial and promotional physical and digital products.   Create album and single based products for promotion and commercial exploitation overseas. Create non-music based promotional and commercial content such as generic interviews, track by track, epk’s TV spots, audio and video id’s, behind-the-scenes and b-roll video footage for international exploitation. Help affiliates from over 50 countries clear and source content for local promotional, co-op and retail initiatives, and coordinate production and approval process for all artist products. Set up and oversee promotional schedule, photo shoots, media interviews, and performances etc. in conjunction with the US label, artist mgmt. and affiliates.   Oversee int’l tour marketing activities including facilitating ticket and interview requests, radio shows, and radio visits. Document and report progress and sales to VP, affiliates, senior management and artist management.  Prepare all marketing and artist related materials for senior management presentations. Coordinate frontline album campaigns with ICBM to maximize sales across an artist’s catalog.   Qualifications College BA or equivalent. 3-5 years related experience in areas such as: marketing, promotion, event planning, tour marketing, publicity, Must be “fluent” with technology / avid user of mobile and computers; PC (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook etc); Mac OS (keynote, itunes, etc). Strong knowledge of Social Media; Comfortable reading online analytics. Recommended Sony Systems to be familiar with: SAMIS, NextBigSound, PRS, GLORES, Digital Exchange. Ability to travel internationally frequently. Multicultural sensibility and tolerance. Strong social skills; ‘Roll with the punches’ attitude; able to deal with big personalities, artists and the like. Must thrive in high volume, high energy work place and environment. Given time differences, off hours work is to be expected. “Always available” attitude.
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.   Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Responsibilities Create short-form content for digital campaigns. Support teams in operational development of campaigns, including intake and resourcing strategies, partner on assigning creative resources, and drive, implement, and manage own projects. Assists with production of all creative/editorial concepts that are used in all communication mediums including digital marketing, video, event branding, website, social media, and public relations. Effectively communicate and collaborate across various internal groups (creative, strategy, social, production, etc.) and manage external relationships for brand; properly escalating any concerns and providing solutions. Navigate creative approvals with senior level stakeholders, partners, and artists. Develop creative timelines for content/strategy needs and track development of all creative assets. Manage production schedules and creative output to support launch dates of seasonal marketing materials. Maintain strict creative and production standards. Enhance a strong culture based on creative excellence and achievement of strategic objectives. Helps to execute creative deliverables for outbound digital assets and presentations. Work with the rest of the content development team to develop additional IP assets from artists and brand work. Qualifications At least 2-4 years of relevant creative experience in a record label, agency, or working with digital and production for a major brand. Knowledge of creative suite, video production software, and an in-depth understanding of the production process. Graphic animation skills needed. A creative thinker who has the ability to work with multiple personalities and partners on multiple priorities. The successful candidate will be a creative problem solver who's organized, detail oriented, and driven to achieve the highest results possible. The proven ability to perform efficiently and effectively under pressure.
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
Candidate will be responsible for overseeing Sony Music Entertainment’s (SME) newsroom including developing, managing and maintaining content for the company’s intranet and external websites. Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Responsibilities Develop strategic editorial calendars and strategic content plans to highlight SME’s key initiatives and activities to a variety of audiences internally and externally Develop, execute, and deliver engaging, storytelling editorial content to connect with employees, partners and key stakeholders Project manage and execute creative content plans, coordinating with many people in different territories Create content across multiple platforms and topics on a daily basis, sourcing from, and liaising with, all SME departments, record labels, and territories to gather appropriate information that highlights news and activities occurring across the company in alignment with SME’s vision and strategy Serve as an expert in content optimization and brand consistency to ensure engagement and a positive experience for audiences Serve as editorial gatekeeper for all editorial content to ensure quality, clarity, creativity, authenticity, and consistency Contribute to the creation of style guides and editorial guidelines and procedures as part of the content strategy Assess digital metrics and making improvements accordingly, optimize content according to SEO Remain updated on trends and adjusts the content strategy as needed Engage with business units regularly to establish which aspects of their department or label they wish to highlight via SME platforms Review existing content and other site information to ensure content is fresh, timely, and accurate Interact regularly with employees – conducting surveys, etc. – to continuously ensure that the most valuable content is easily accessible on the intranet for employees, and that it meets a variety of needs Qualifications Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience in an editorial content role, with a portfolio of work to show productions of self-developed content Bachelor degree in Journalism, Marketing or relevant field; or equivalent combination of education and experience Superior writing skills and creative content development High level of visual/design sensibilities Excellent knowledge of digital best practices, the culture and language of the web, including SEO Strong expertise in content strategy and able to lead editorial content campaigns Creative minded and a fresh style of writing from a reader’s perspective Strong Google Analytics, WordPress (or other CMS) and Adobe Acrobat/Illustrator skills Strong proficiency with MS Office, SharePoint and WordPress Basic technical knowledge of HTML and web publishing Design sensibility and experience with Photoshop Excellent organizational and time-management skills, with attention to detail Experience with media and entertainment preferred
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Responsibilities Support Sony Music Entertainment’s (SME) strategic PR planning efforts together with the Head of Corporate Communications Serve as a spokesperson for SME’s business, trade and consumer activities in the U.S. in concert with SME’s Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications Develop and implement strategic trade and business media relations plans engaging with mainstream and social media contacts and platforms to build awareness and understanding among key stakeholders of SME’s business strategies and brand positioning Develop and cultivate close relationships with key editors, journalists and influencers at business, trade and consumer outlets Regularly develop and pitch story and thought leadership ideas aligning with company goals with a deep understanding of the needs and profiles of key media outlets Develop internal communications strategies and activities in coordination with the Head of Corporate Communications and Human Resources division, to connect key internal stakeholders and employees across the company Proactively engage with senior management to develop high quality, creatively-written material for internal and external distribution including as part of thought leadership initiatives and in support of other company needs including internal communications Serve as a first point of distribution for breaking news and media, entertainment and digital media trends Qualifications 8-10 years of professional experience in a communications role Bachelor degree; or the equivalent combination of education and experience Proven strategic communications skills and thought leadership experience Excellent writing skills with the ability to draft and package top-notch content – including press releases, speeches, op-eds, internal communications and presentations - on rapid deadlines Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines Strong media relationships with business and trade outlets Proven ability to develop and manage strong working relationships with senior executives Proven experience working across trade and business PR within the entertainment environment Excellent leadership and organizational skills with demonstrated ability to motivate and lead a team Exhibit professionalism and skills necessary to establish and maintain a high level of credibility and diplomatically work a crisis and provide council and strategic guidance to senior management Must demonstrate sound judgement Very strong and effective team player – position requires daily collaboration with internal and external partners globally Flexibility to work across multiple time zones as required
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
Candidate will be responsible for overseeing Sony Music Entertainment’s (SME) newsroom including developing, managing and maintaining content for the company’s intranet and external websites. Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Responsibilities Develop strategic editorial calendars and strategic content plans to highlight SME’s key initiatives and activities to a variety of audiences internally and externally Develop, execute, and deliver engaging, storytelling editorial content to connect with employees, partners and key stakeholders Project manage and execute creative content plans, coordinating with many people in different territories Create content across multiple platforms and topics on a daily basis, sourcing from, and liaising with, all SME departments, record labels, and territories to gather appropriate information that highlights news and activities occurring across the company in alignment with SME’s vision and strategy Serve as an expert in content optimization and brand consistency to ensure engagement and a positive experience for audiences Serve as editorial gatekeeper for all editorial content to ensure quality, clarity, creativity, authenticity, and consistency Contribute to the creation of style guides and editorial guidelines and procedures as part of the content strategy Assess digital metrics and making improvements accordingly, optimize content according to SEO Remain updated on trends and adjusts the content strategy as needed Engage with business units regularly to establish which aspects of their department or label they wish to highlight via SME platforms Review existing content and other site information to ensure content is fresh, timely, and accurate Interact regularly with employees – conducting surveys, etc. – to continuously ensure that the most valuable content is easily accessible on the intranet for employees, and that it meets a variety of needs Qualifications Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience in an editorial content role, with a portfolio of work to show productions of self-developed content Bachelor degree in Journalism, Marketing or relevant field; or equivalent combination of education and experience Superior writing skills and creative content development High level of visual/design sensibilities Excellent knowledge of digital best practices, the culture and language of the web, including SEO Strong expertise in content strategy and able to lead editorial content campaigns Creative minded and a fresh style of writing from a reader’s perspective Strong Google Analytics, WordPress (or other CMS) and Adobe Acrobat/Illustrator skills Strong proficiency with MS Office, SharePoint and WordPress Basic technical knowledge of HTML and web publishing Design sensibility and experience with Photoshop Excellent organizational and time-management skills, with attention to detail Experience with media and entertainment preferred
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide –  distributing music from independent artists including Ozuna, Skepta, Jorja Smith, John Prine, and Kelsea Ballerini. With cutting edge operations and an unparalleled global team, The Orchard partners with labels of all sizes to make their music and video available across hundreds of digital and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity. The Orchard is looking for a  Group Product Manager  to join our talented product, design & engineering team. Responsibilities Drive overall product vision, roadmap and goals for one of our core, multi-product areas. Develop a clear integrated product roadmap based on market and user research with the appropriate business cases and data to back it up. Regularly meet with customers to gather feedback and validate future product ideas while strongly representing The Orchard. Constantly improve customer satisfaction, usability, reliability and operational efficiency by continually monitoring KPIs and finding opportunities to increase engagement and reduce friction across the product area. Present roadmaps, decisions and updates to exec/senior management and technology stakeholders. Manage, mentor and guide the development of Product Manager(s) in your area. Qualifications 5+ years in a Product role working on SaaS, content tools and/or consumer-facing products. Able to influence cross-functional teams and create a consensus between stakeholders, product managers, designers and engineers within an agile environment. Strong organizational and analytical skills paired with the ability to drive complex projects. Extensive experience working as a product owner for an agile development team focusing on executing the roadmap from conceptualization to design and development, launch, maintenance and maturity. Proficient in SQL and ability to work in other analytics tools to validate ideas. Strong verbal, written and visual communication skills. About The Orchard® 
 The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide. With a comprehensive artist & label services offering including full-service marketing, sync licensing, comprehensive video services, transparent data analysis, advertising, rights management, digital and physical distribution and more, The Orchard empowers creators and businesses to grow and adapt in the dynamic global industry. For further information, visit  www.theorchard.com .
Sony Music London, UK
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Sony Music Entertainment is seeking an individual to help work on initiatives related to The Orchard and its products. The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide –  distributing music from independent artists including Ozuna, Skepta, Jorja Smith, John Prine, and Kelsea Ballerini. With cutting edge operations and an unparalleled global team, The Orchard partners with labels of all sizes to make their music and video available across hundreds of digital and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity.   We are hiring a  Software Engineer  to join our London office.  Responsibilities  Build amazingly crafted software and systems to provide our clients with a cutting-edge digital media management, delivery, and reporting/analytics suite. Participate in ongoing Sony platforms integration efforts to deliver next generation, full service distribution products. Collaborate with a talented team of engineers and designers. Work with new technology and tools in a highly-collaborative, Agile environment. Use industry standards and adopt new technologies to manage big data transformations and analysis. Advocate for best schema designs to manage Orchard’s master data to ensure scalability and flexibility. Qualifications Full stack proficiency. We are polyglots, currently using Python, PHP and Ruby but open to the best tool for the job. Check out  http://stackshare.io/the-orchard  for a better idea of what we’re using. Familiarity with design patterns.  Experience with microservices a plus. Agile & results-focused.  Ability to work effectively on small, cross-functional teams following Agile development methodology (Kanban, Scrum). Experience designing and implementing scalable ETLs. Experience designing and consuming RESTful APIs. Familiarity with relational databases and NoSQL databases. Ability to implement XHTML/HTML5, CSS, and Javascript quickly and effectively. Familiarity with AWS is a huge plus (DynamoDB, Redshift, SWF, Lambda). Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Love for music and film a plus.
Sony Music London, UK
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Sony Music Entertainment is seeking an individual to help work on initiatives related to The Orchard and its products. The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide –  distributing music from independent artists including Ozuna, Skepta, Jorja Smith, John Prine, and Kelsea Ballerini. With cutting edge operations and an unparalleled global team, The Orchard partners with labels of all sizes to make their music and video available across hundreds of digital and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity. We are hiring a  Data Engineer  to join our London team.  Responsibilities  Contribute to a music insights platform used by thousands of record labels and recording artists across the globe Build fast analytics API services that power highly polished UI experiences for mobile and web Build and maintain data pipelines that process hundreds of millions of rows per day Explore new ways of processing, storing, and delivering data Make recommendations on data platform architecture Collaborate with a talented team of engineers and designers Communicate technical vision and decision making Work with modern tools in a highly-collaborative, Agile environment Write clean, well-tested, performant code in a CI/CD environment Qualifications Hands on experience with 3+ database technologies (SQL, noSQL, distributed, columnar, graph, etc.) Experience managing a data warehouse (Snowflake is a big plus) Proven experience with ETL frameworks (Airflow, Luigi, SWF, etc.) Experience designing noSQL schemas for analytics use cases Experience with real time data technologies (Kafka, Spark, Kinesis, etc.) Experience building fast, scalable web applications powered by big data Proficient in scripting language of choice (Python is preferred) Ability to write automated tests (unit, functional, and integration) to ensure code works as expected. Eager to teach and mentor other engineers Desire to collaborate with other engineers through peer code reviews Deep understanding of data structures and schema design Detail-oriented, proactive problem solving skills Bonus Points: Experience working within the digital music industry The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide. With a comprehensive artist & label services offering including full-service marketing, sync licensing, comprehensive video services, transparent data analysis, advertising, rights management, digital and physical distribution and more, The Orchard empowers creators and businesses to grow and adapt in the dynamic global industry. For further information, visit  www.theorchard.com .
Sony Music Culver City, CA, USA
Sep 10, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history.  Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.   The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to two Product Managers.  The Assistant will also help to ensure the efficient day-to-day operation of the department by successfully accomplishing the following responsibilities: Responsibilities Act as a liaison between Product Managers and a wide array of internal and external contacts including senior management, outside industry contacts, artists, artist managers, internal departments, etc. Build and maintain relationships with the artists, management, creative departments, as well as executives and other departments within the company. Schedule meetings, conference calls, answer phones and provide administrative support for Product Managers and back-up support for other members of the department as needed. Distribution of project related tools and assets. Compile marketing promotion requests and liaise with Product Managers/Artist Management for approval. Coordinate travel for Product Managers. Coordinate expense reports for Product Managers. Maintain mailing and e-mail lists, databases, files and other assets for the department. Keep track of updated schedule information as it pertains to artists touring, management and promotional opportunities. Help compile weekly status reports and sales information on behalf of assigned artists, including sales data, streaming and digital stats on a regular basis. Create print, television, radio, online and outdoor advertising, album package layouts, point of sale materials, CD/DVD copies with Creative Department, and promotional items. Handle distribution of promotional items to various departments including college reps and marketing street teams. Assist with the management of budgets, promotional trips, travel, work orders and more for assigned artists. Assist with the creation and maintenance of marketing plans for artists. Use PRS system to process department invoices & manage new vendor requests in a timely, accurate and efficient manner. Provide creative input and ideas on projects. Assist with various aspects of the marketing team for projects including: Aid in the intern hiring process and help coordinate intern schedule.  Provide interns with projects that help them learn the workings of the department and the music business in general. Qualifications Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel & Outlook & PowerPoint) and an intimate knowledge of the social networks and DSPs.  Will need to learn a variety of other computer systems including Mediabase, BDS, and RPS. Successful candidate will possess a positive attitude, an eagerness to learn and a demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast paced work environment while juggling multiple tasks and priorities. A proactive, flexible, self-starter who has strong problem solving, social, and interpersonal skills. Exceptional communication and time management skills. Must be able to work independently but be a team player and flexible. The ability to manage time and priorities set and achieve goals and juggle multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously and balance work load between Product Managers and overall team. This individual must be extremely organized and must be able to create and maintain very strong relationships with co-workers, artists, managers, attorneys, etc. The use of discretion and the maintenance of high levels of confidentiality are also required.