Artist Relations: Dance & Electronic

  • Apple
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Apr 08, 2021
Full time A&R

Job Description

The people here at Apple don’t just create products — they create the kind of wonder that’s revolutionized entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it.

We're growing and urge you to apply! We believe the role would place you in a highly-energized environment with some of the most talented creative individuals in the industry where you would be inspired to share your years of experience along with providing extraordinary support for the team.

Apple Music is seeking an enthusiastic and connected individual with a passion for artists. You have phenomenal relationships with dance and electronic music’s best artists and managers and connect with DJs and producers in culture; in the studio, at shows and festivals, at playbacks, or whatever form these relationships might take in the current climate. A talent for identifying career artists early and nurturing artist development is essential, and you’ll maintain those relationships on cycle and off.

This role puts artists at the heart of the business conversation, communicating the key differentiators of Apple Music to artists and managers.
 You will be able to work collaboratively within a dynamic and creative team structure — one that mirrors the quick and exciting pace of culture. The role requires you to think strategically, execute tactically, and possess strong communication skills. 
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DEPARTMENT SUMMARY:  Artist Relations translate creative ambition into the language of our business. It equally translates the Apple Music business model and all that it offers into a language that the Artist can understand and, most importantly, use.  When an Artist wants to use Apple Music creatively, Artist Relations opens the doors. The Artist Relations team delivers a comfortable and trusted environment inside Apple Music for artists and their teams, where they can be their most authentic. We curate meaningful artist content opportunities within an increasingly competitive landscape. We collect feedback directly from artists and educate them about Apple Music tools, resources, and opportunities.

Key Qualifications
  • You will have a passion, energy, and enthusiasm for music and the music business
  • 5+ years of music industry experience working with DJs, producers, artists, labels, artist management, and e-commerce platforms
  • Exceptional music industry relationships
  • Strong knowledge and experience of streaming services
  • Strategic and creative thinker who can proactively problem solve
  • Excellent communication skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong knowledge of contemporary music
  • Strong knowledge of dance culture and general entertainment industry trends
  • Ability to successfully organize, prioritize and run multiple projects under strict deadlines
  • Ability to work at the speed of culture
  • Ability to travel when needed
  • You will represent the company at industry events
 
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, plus 7 to 10+ years related work experience.
 
 
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