Coordinator, A&R

  • Universal Music Group
  • Santa Monica, California
  • Jul 09, 2024
Full time

Job Description

We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.
 

Interscope Geffen A&M Records (“IGA”) is home to some of the biggest artists in the world including U2, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, J Cole, Lady Gaga, and many more. As a leader in the music industry, we are always looking for talented and driven individuals to join our family

How we LEAD: 

Interscope Records is currently looking for an A&R Coordinator who has superior attention to detail, great organizational skills, the ability to meet tight deadlines, and juggle multiple critical requests. Must be very efficient and highly attuned to the smallest of details, as well as being able to multi-task and work on tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment is crucial. A “can-do” attitude is essential.

How you’ll CREATE:

  • Providing administrative support for A&R executives
  • Booking artists and A&R travel and studio time
  • Calendar management
  • Covering phone lines, partnering with other assistants as needed
  • Creates agendas for external client meetings
  • Meeting with guests and help with general queries
  • Monthly expenses, reconciliation and processing
  • Regular meeting prep and coordination
  • Special project coordination requiring follow up and meeting with deadlines
  • Liaising between producers & managers to Business Affairs & production
  • Collecting and compiling album credits
  • Updating and inputting credits, publishing and lyrics int Studio Hub
  • Managing album, EP and single release dates and deadlines for timely delivery
  • Additional duties as assigned

Bring your VIBE:

  • 1-2 years of music industry experience
  • Baseline knowledge of music composition
  • Ability to interact comfortably and effectively with employees of our company at all levels including Senior Management
  • Ability to interact comfortably and effectively with external partners and clients
  • Process strong attention to detail, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Advances Microsoft Office skills including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Proactive in determining roadblocks
  • Ability to work under high pressure and speed
  • Great social and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to keep information highly confidential
  • Flexible and able to multi-task

Perks Playlist:

  • Be part of an entrepreneurial, global organization that values authenticity, drive, creativity, relationships, and a competitive spirit

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and FSA options, as well as:

    • 100% coverage for out-patient mental health services

    • Wellbeing reimbursements for fitness classes, spa treatments, meal services, travel, and so much more (up to $720/year)

    • A lifetime fertility support allowance of $30,000 to plan participants

    • Student Loan Repayment Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement

    • 100% immediately vested 401(k) match on the first 5% of your contribution on eligible compensation

  • Variety of ways to prioritize much-needed time away from work including:

    • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) for exempt employees

    • 3-weeks PTO for non-exempt employees

    • 2-weeks paid Winter Break

    • 10 Company Holidays (including Juneteenth and Wellbeing Day)

    • Summer Fridays (between Memorial Day and Labor Day)

    • Generous paid parental leave for every type of parent

Check out our full overview of benefits on the Perks Playlist page of the career site.

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

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Job Category:

A&R

Salary Range:

$45,003-$70,950

The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include, as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.  All candidates are encouraged to apply.