Sony Music Entertainment

  • A&R Scout

    Location US-NY
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/7/2019 5:03 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-7245
    # Positions
    2
    Category
    A&R - A&R
    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.

     

    Provide support and assistance to the A&R Staff.

     

    Responsibilities

    Administrative Support

    Answering phones, maintaining executive's schedule, processing expense reporting and arranging travel 

     

    A&R - Scouting

    Attending local shows and industry showcases to evaluate potential signings 

    Independent Research to gather information on potential artists/songs that may be of interest to the label 

    Monitoring weekly sales, streaming numbers, playlisting, press coverage and social media of potential signings

    Meetings and calls with managers, artists and producers to discuss their projects and potential partnerships

    Studio time with artists and producers to evaluate their talent and potential. Also to develop and maintain relationships for the future.

     

    A&R - Operations

    Collaborate with A&R staff, artist management and A&R Administration in handling the coordination of all aspects of the recording process for assigned projects.

    Develop strong professional working relationships with artists, producers and their management teams. 

     

    Qualifications

    • Minimum one year administrative experience in music or entertainment. 
    • Demonstarted ability to identify talent suitable for label
    • Knowledge of various digital music file-types and their transfer both physically and digitally
    • Extensive knowledge of hip hop music
    • Must be organized and able to multitask

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