Publishing & A&R Manager

  • Guesstimate
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Dec 21, 2020
Full time A&R Publishing

Job Description

GUESSTIMATE MUSIC is the creative partner when it comes to the development, production and international marketing of best in class music and video content. We live music and entertainment, work focused and passionate - individually for each project. We operate music labels such as Raison Music, Synesthesia Recordings, Kallias Music, Lenient Tales Recordings, Harambe Records and Fries Boom Barrier Records, are a music publisher, agency for promotion & label services and YouTube music brand.


  • Continuous optimization of structures, processes and standards in all areas of publishing such as Creative & A&R Management, Sync, Licensing, Copyright & Royalties Management
  • Organization, coordination and administration of all publishing processes with the publishing team
  • Acquisition of international authors and producers to expand the publishing network
  • Planning, organization, implementation and evaluation of writing camps
  • Conducting contract negotiations and legal and administrative processing with license partners, authors and artists
  • Regular communication with writers, producers, managers and publishing partners to build new relationships and intensify existing partnerships
  • Extension of the Sync Business: Management of pitches from the entire catalog of brands and clients
  • Handling of approval processes for clearing the publishing catalog across all media including DVD, corporate, online, games, film, TV and advertising
  • Copyright management; Support and handling of all processes in the copyright value chain
  • Regular reporting on new trends, artists and developments in the global music market


  • You live and love music, don't miss any trends and have several years of relevant professional experience in the field of music & media management, preferably in a music publisher
  • You have a commercial training or an equivalent degree
  • You are open and communicative and speak and write English fluently
  • You work independently and in an organized manner, are punctual, reliable and conscientious
  • Creative work, organization and structure are not mutually exclusive for you 
You are a digital native - Spotify, YouTube, Shazam and social media are your second home

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