Sony Music Entertainment

  • Coordinator, Sales

    Location US-CA-Culver City
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/17/2018 12:00 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-7215
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Sales - Digital/Online
    Level
    Entry-Level
  • 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.

     

    The Coordinator, Sales is responsible for providing support to Columbia Label Group’s label sales team, by successfully accomplishing the following responsibilities:

    Responsibilities

    • Provide general administrative support including, but not limited to, answering phones, calendar maintenance, and filing expense reports for senior members of the department.
    • Compile, generate and distribute numerous daily, weekly and monthly sales figures and reports for the department including learning full use of the SMART reporting system.
    • Assist in obtaining and distributing artist and product assets for sales and marketing purposes.
    • Communicate and provide updated/relevant publicity photos and cover art for upcoming releases, artist pages, on-line banners, etc. to retail business partners.
    • Assist in coordination and submission of release information (including artist, title, upc, pricing, etc) to ensure timely setup of product pages at Amazon.com.
    • Maintain detail on advertising and budget commitments, and generate retail marketing planners for internal use by sales and marketing teams.
    • 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.
    • Set-up and participate on retail sales/marketing conference calls.
    • Maintain business partner and account contact records, and coordinate mailings.
    • Coordinate and facilitate gratis use requests.
    • Handle watermark mailings as needed.
    • Update and publish a comprehensive weekly label report to the field sales and marketing teams.
    • Be able to create business meeting presentation decks, including content detail and graphics.
    • Serve as backup for ticket solicitation, venue sales, and sales research for the department.
    • Take notes at staff meetings and distribute to participants.

     

    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.
    • Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook). This candidate will need to learn a variety of other computer systems including SAMIS, BDS/Encore, SMART, Soundscan, 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.

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