Spring Intern - Music Management
Velvet Hammer Music & Management GroupWest Hollywood, CA
Part Time Unpaid Internship
DESCRIPTION: Velvet Hammer Music and Management Group, a boutique artist management company located in West Hollywood, California, is seeking intuitive, detail oriented, self-starters who are resourceful and can think on their feet. We are currently looking for motivated, hard-working, and enthusiastic interns for the Spring 2020 semester who are looking to gain real world experience in music management by working directly with our managers. This is a great opportunity to be a part of a unique company culture and work with a dynamic staff, as our office is both intimate and friendly, but also constantly busy. Our current client roster includes AFI, Alice In Chains, Code Orange, Deftones, Korn, System Of A Down, Smashing Pumpkins and more.
• MUST BE ENROLLED IN COLLEGE AND BE ABLE TO RECEIVE COLLEGE CREDIT TO APPLY FOR THIS INTERNSHIP. IF YOU DO NOT MEET THIS REQUIREMENT PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR RESUME.
• Must have a high technical aptitude working with Internet, software applications, and web research.
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with a high attention to detail.
• Must have strong interpersonal skills, multi-task abilities, and a team-player attitude.
• Music industry background preferred.
• Must be very knowledgeable working different social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.
• Must be comfortable working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
• Must have your own car with a valid driver's license, and proof of car insurance.
• Must have your own laptop computer.
• Must be dog friendly (we have office dogs).
• Must be able to intern at least two days a week from 10:00AM-5:00PM.
• Must provide proof of school credit or enrollment confirmation and internship approval from your college.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (includes but are not limited to):
• Assist managers with creative marketing strategies and implementation, as well as promote various projects/artists through social media.
• Create spreadsheets that organize your various assigned projects and tasks.
• Research different facets of various projects relating to clients.
• Research new and up and coming artists across all genres.
• Staying abreast of best practices regarding new social media platforms, and trends in the industry.
• General office related tasks: running errands, making copies etc.
• Assist managers with the day-to-day tasks encompassed in artists relations
BENEFITS: Although this is an unpaid internship, students will get an opportunity to gain real-world experience in the music management/entertainment field.
HOW TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter, resume and include a list of your favorite 10 artists/bands.
START DATE: Start dates range from Jan. 6th - 17th. We understand that each student may need an earlier/later start date for different reasons. With this in mind, we are very flexible in working around your schedule.
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