Vacancy : Administrative Assistant, Digital Marketing and Sales
Company Name : Warner Music Group
Company Location : 1635 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
At Warner Music Group we’re all about our people. Our global company is made up of knowledgeable, passionate, and creative individuals. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We believe in each individual’s value and encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.
It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music – at every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart by embracing innovation – an integral part of our company’s DNA.
Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the most influential forces in culture today.
Job Title: Administrative Assistant, Digital Marketing and Sales
A little bit about our team:
Warner Records is home to some of the most influential and innovative artists of our time. Our extraordinary roster of new and established recording artists is unparalleled, and our collective influence on music culture is without precedent. With a visionary approach toward discovering and nurturing musical talent, the Warner Records family of labels is currently home to an impressive generation of major artists.
This position would assist the SVPs of two Departments: Fan Engagement/Digital Marketing and Commercial Accounts/Revenue.
Websites, email, social media, influencers, and more – the Fan Engagement/Digital Marketing department oversees all these vital consumer touchpoints. We do more than take great #selfies! We oversee all of the ways artists communicate with their fanbase online, be it a meme that made you laugh, a tweet that made you cry, or an ad for an album you can’t live without. Our mission is to acquire, engage, and retain fans with clever digital strategies and compelling content.
In a complex and ever-changing marketplace, the Commercial Accounts and Revenue team are the wizards of it all. Our team is responsible for driving revenue for our artists in a demanding and varied ecosystem. We oversee all the ways fans consume music, from streaming services like Spotify and Apple to physical retailers across the world.
Why this could be your next big break:
As an Administrative Assistant at Warner Records, you will have a front-row seat to the inner workings of a major record label. This is an opportunity for a professional who has a get-things-done, proactive, entrepreneurial, and problem-solving approach. You will support and work alongside a motivated, experienced, and incredibly busy pair of executives in our DTLA headquarters. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and can easily prioritize a multitude of competing demands, this role is for you.
This job is comprised of 2 primary areas of responsibility: Administrative duties and Department duties. This position calls for great communication, excellent attention to detail, and a passion for both music and digital media.
Here you’ll get to:
Manage phones and maintain calendar for appointments, calls, meetings, VIP visitors, key projects, and travel
Arrange conference calls, in-person meetings, and offsite meetings including setting up dial-ins, booking conference rooms, coordinating attendance, ordering supplies/food, and interfacing with the A/V team
Submit, track, and submit timesheets and expense reports in a timely manner
Coordinate travel arrangements and travel itinerary, including booking flights and hotels
Attend calls and meetings, as requested, providing detailed and accurate recaps of the discussion with follow-up steps
Maintain project and staff roster documents
Order office supplies, merch, promo, and other goods
Print, scan, photocopy, and format documents as needed
Collect shipment information, put packages together, and deliver to mail room
Maintain and update department time off tracker (sick, personal, and vacation days)
Rally internal assets of the company (IT, Office Services, etc.) as needed
Weekly set up of team meetings including arranging seating to accommodate large group, gathering and setting up audio/visual companions, etc.
Closely work and communicate with various internal departments to answer questions, broker solutions, handle requests, and disseminate information
Draft weekly updates, reports, and summary sheets for campaigns as needed using our internal suite of tools
Daily maintenance of invoice processing including vendor set up in SAP, working with Business Affairs to determine recoupability for each project, coding in Ariba, submitting to accounts payable, and liaising with necessary parties to ensure all invoices are paid in a timely manner
Perform basic design work such as resizing photos for social posting
Submit and manage requests to other departments using JIRA, email, and other tools
Participate in weekly brainstorms around artist content, learning from the team how to conceptualize and execute digital strategies
Create and track SmartURLs as needed (for releases, ticket sales, streams, etc)
Locate, curate, edit, and maintain digital libraries/databases including Sales CMS, digital marketing asset library
Collect songs for and update playlists on Spotify, Apple Music, etc.
Review and update artist social and web properties
Maintain invites & RSVPs for artist showcases & events
Create tour dates for artist websites and social media (Facebook event creation, BandsInTown set up, etc)
Work with Operations & Production team on new release scheduling and ensure content is delivered to all partners on schedule; rectify any issues that exist
Work with accounts on delivering assets needed to market a title (i.e. cover art, pricing)
Keep team apprised of all new release activity as it pertains to street dates, projections, & discounting.
Create one sheets for all products in special programs, such as Black Friday, Start Your Ear Off Right, Record Store Day, etc.
Make Keynote, PowerPoint, and account presentation materials as needed
Maintain executive documents including IO grid, ships and scans report, soundscan information, and venue scans
Maintain and organize monthly tour grid, collecting and submitting ticket requests for the departments
Pull sales numbers as needed from Soundscan, Sales Inquiry, World Wide Sales, and Tableau
Develop presentation decks for global conferences and quarterly open forums
Research influencers, new blogs, and other partnership opportunities
Stay up to date on new social and digital technology in the marketplace
Other duties as assigned
Rockstar candidates will be able to:
Comprehensive experience with PC and Mac platforms, especially with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel (graphing)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Working knowledge of and passion for social media, music streaming. and digital platforms
Excellent project management skills with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects at once.
Ability to multi-task and work effectively in high pressure environment.
Effective online research methods.
It would be music to our ears if you also had:
0-2 years of experience working as executive assistant
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, for several executives
The right person for this job will be confident, an excellent communicator, 100% reliable, able to think on their feet and handle pressure well.
A passion for both the music industry and online marketing is essential
Must be extremely organized and detail-oriented, have the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, meet strict deadlines, and possess a proactive style that anticipates problems before they arise
Very strong follow-through and problem solving skills are essential
Must be a creative self-starter who has outstanding people skills and works well in a very hectic atmosphere
Possess a desire to learn more, to ask questions, and to grow with an outstanding team willing to mentor and nurture talented individuals
Knowledge of digital marketing or music business a plus
Warner Music Group is all about our people. We are one global company made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.
It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music, every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart from the rest of the industry by embracing a philosophy of innovation that is part of our company’s DNA.
Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the biggest forces in music today.
With its broad and diverse roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, East West, Elektra, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Chappell Music, one of the world’s leading music publishers with a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide.
For more than four decades, WMG has been an industry-leading force in providing a world-class array of services designed to help artists and labels grow their careers and their businesses. Artist & Label Services is the umbrella for WEA (Warner-Elektra-Atlantic) – the pioneering WEA distribution and marketing network – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.
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Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.
WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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