Creative Administrative Assistant
Sony/ATV Music PublishingNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Sony/ATV Music Publishing in New York is seeking a detail-oriented, highly motivated, and career-minded Creative Administrative Assistant to support two A&R/ Creative Executives. The candidate must be able to work well in a fast paced environment, have the ability to multi-task and be knowledgeable of music as a whole. Major duties of the job will include answering heavy phone volume, booking travel, and maintaining various creative documents for the A&R staff.
-Create, update, and distribute various departmental documents used in multiple creative meetings for the A&R staff
-Responsible for booking travel for writers/artists while keeping track of their overall demo/travel fund balances
-Responsible for answering phone calls and keeping daily phone logs
-In charge of organizing and compiling all data for supervisors' monthly expenses, compiling their expense reports, and arranging all aspects of their domestic and international travel and meetings
-Responsible for organizing co-writing sessions, obtaining and submitting songs & split information for various writers signed out of the East Coast
-Arrange music supervisors' showcases and album launch parties to introduce clients to new artists and music
-Book travel and lodging arrangements
-Manage music files (digital and physical), including organizing submissions
-Pull radio and sales reports weekly to monitor artists and songs
-Assist in seeking new talent for the possible publishing deals via industry contacts, scouting internet sites and attend shows if necessary
-Schedule appointments, reservations, etc.
-Make sure writers' info is up-to-date for demo billing
-Maintain writers' discographies
-Perform other relevant duties as assigned
-Must love Music!
-Must have a great overall attitude and excited to work in music
-Exceptionally organized, meticulous, and detail-oriented
-Team player with ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously
-Ability to handle high volume of transactions and interact with various departments
-Ability to consistently work under pressure in a professional manner; excellent problem solver
-Ability to use analytical thought process to make fast paced decisions
-Ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels of employees including Sr. Management and Artists/Writers
-Must have experience with music files and libraries (iTunes, mp3 files, etc.)
-Must stay up to date with current music industry trends
-Extremely proficient in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
-College Degree preferred
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.
Sony/ATV Music Publishing, established in 1995 as a joint venture between Sony and Michael Jackson, is the world's leading music publisher. Together with EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV owns or administers more than 3 million copyrights including those from such iconic music catalogs like Leiber & Stoller, Mijac Music, Motown and Famous Music. Sony/ATV also controls many of the best known songs ever written like ''New York, New York'', ''Hallelujah'', ''All You Need Is Love'', ''You've Got a Friend'', ''Moon River'', ''Jailhouse Rock'', ''The Mission Impossible Theme'', ''Ain't No Mountain High Enough'', ''Over the Rainbow'', ''Stand By Me'', ''I Heard It Through The Grapevine'' and ''Singin' in the Rain''. In addition, Sony/ATV represents the copyrights of such legendary artists as The Beatles, Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Kraftwerk, Joni Mitchell, Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison, Queen, The Rolling Stones, Richie Sambora, Sting, The Supremes, Wyclef Jean, Hank Williams and Stevie Wonder, among others. Its ever-growing list of chart-topping artists, writers and producers includes Akon, Avicii, Calvin Harris, Jessie J, Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, P!nk, RedOne, Shakira, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Stargate, Taylor Swift, Kanye West and Pharrell Williams.
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