Sony Music Entertainment

College Marketing Representative [Alternative] - Long Island, NY

US-NY-New York
4 months ago
Job ID
2015-4834
# Positions
1
Category
Sales - Marketing
Level
College Marketing Representative

Overview

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 identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

Responsibilities

Sony Music U plays an essential part in the development of Sony Music's emerging artists and also assists in the roll out of established artists as well. Among the myriad of functions and responsibilities, our College Marketing Reps organize listening events, interact closely with various campus groups, independent record stores, lifestyle shops (skate shops, cafes, barber shops, clothing stores, etc.) and are also very active across social media platforms. We ask our reps to spread awareness for our priority projects via social media, therefore you will be asked to utilize your personal accounts and/or create, build and maintain a “market specific” social handle. (ex. Sony Music U San Diego). This is a part time role that requires a commitment of approximately 20 hours a week. The College Rep position is a great way to learn about the music business, gain marketing experience, and get your foot in the door of one of the world’s leading entertainment companies. We work with ALL Sony companies including but not limited to: Columbia Records, Epic Records, RCA Records, Legacy Recordings, Sony Masterworks, Sony Nashville & Sony Electronics.

 

Responsibilities of a College Marketing Rep (not limited to)

  • Generate excitement for our artists through social media marketing & traditional grassroots marketing
  • Partner with various campus organizations in order to increase awareness for specific campaigns and activations
  • Ability to build & grow new relationships throughout your market with influencers, music related groups, blogs, etc.
  • Set up and execute meaningful opportunities on or around campus for our developing artists
  • Provide feedback on artists and/or projects on a regular basis
  • Attend shows on behalf of Sony Music frequently
  • Establish and maintain relationships with local lifestyle shops (cafes, venues, clothing stores, etc.) for marketing / visibility purposes
  • Regularly submit detailed recap reports of general marketing efforts, show recaps inclusive of videos, photos and general feedback of the performance
  • Contribute to marketing campaigns on the Sony Electronics side, focusing on products geared towards the college demographic
  • Maintain timely communication with our NY based management team & participate in departmental bi-weekly conference calls

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Deep passion & knowledge for Alternative music (rock, indie rock, singer-songwriter, electronic)
  • Currently enrolled as a full-time Undergraduate college student with (2) or more years before graduation.  
  • Must live within 30 minutes of the city you are applying for
  • Great time management and organizational skills
  • Strong appreciation for music and a passion for discovering new music
  • Must be willing to maintain timely communication with our management team in New York City.
  • Need immediate access to a car, or reliable public transportation
  • Computer, phone & camera are mandatory
     

In addition to applying here at www.SonyMusic.com, you can also send a resume & cover letter to rease.cassity@sonymusic.com In the cover letter, please specify your university and date of graduation, some of your qualifications, and what makes you a great candidate for the Sony Music U team.

 

For more information about Sony Music U, feel free to check us out.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SonyMusicU/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sonymusicu/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SonyMusicU

 

 

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