Earlier this week, PledgeMusic announced their appointment of Dan Gosh-Roy as Head of Marketing and Digital Strategy. The newly created position is based in New York City, reporting to CEO Dave Hackett and will be geared towards sharing the PledgeMusic mission and message with with artists and fans based all around the world.
If you're an actively performing member of any type of band, odds are, you'd love to get signed. Unfortunately, so does everyone else. Differentiating yourself visually, audibly, and professionally is a must when pursuing a record deal. First, you must have music that sets you apart from your competitors. This is not the time to try everything - it is the time to hone your craft and use it to your advantage. Record labels receive countless demos a week, so how do make yourself stand out from the rest of the musicians submitting tracks?
Are you looking for a way to get your foot in the door with a music agency or gain experience digital marketing? Hypebot's parent company Skyline Music currently has two internship positions open to collegiate students or young professionals interested in learning more about how to successfully be a part of today’s music industry.
Filmmaker and photographer Danny Clinch has been named as Creative Director at Tourgigs, a company that offers a range of services to produce, film, market and distribute concert films on streams or recorded media. Clinch has been recognized for his music photography and has been presented in numerous galleries and featured in major publications globally. Clinch is also a three-time Grammy Award-nominated director for helming full-length documentaries, concert films, and music videos by artists such as Bruce Springsteen, John Mayer, Pearl Jam, Tom Waits, Willie Nelson, Ben Harper, John Legend, Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews Band and The Avett Brothers.
The legendary Blue Note Jazz Clubis hiring an In-House Art Director/Graphic Designer on the Hypebot Music Industry Jobs Board. You'll also findan opening for a social media analyst at distributor and marketing platform ONErpmand another for a music analyst at Nielsen. Learn more about these opportunities and more on Hypebot's Music Industry Jobs Board.
What if you could reverse the sinking feeling you get when you send an email blast to hundreds of contacts that goes entirely unanswered? What if you were able to better understand how to break into the industry instead of trying the shotgun approach and hoping for a hit? Would you? Because you can. It all comes down to genuine relationship building.
New on the Hypebot Jobs Board is more of a partnership than a 'job'. Electronic music community and discovery platform House Cult is looking for one or more co-founders including a designer/front-end developer. There are also job openings at mtheory, MySpaceandMTV Artists. Details on these opportunities and more are on Hypebot's Music Industry Jobs Board.
To be a successful part of today's music industry you're going to have to break the mold. That's exactly what Jack Conte did when he launched Pomplamoose and Patreon. He knew what he was good at, new what wanted and knew what he needed and put together the right team to help him get there. Now, after a lot of hard work, this successful musician and CEO is on the other side of the interview tabel with some of the best advice he's both given and received along the way.
New on the Hypebot Jobs Board is a Manager of Production & A&R Administration at management services firm mtheory. Music driven social network MySpace is looking for a Director of Business & Legal Affairs. MTV Artistsis hiring an application engineer (aka Java developer),and LA-based management firm Family Artists is looking for a bookeeper/office manager. Details on these opportunities and more are on Hypebot's Music Industry Jobs Board.
New on the Hypebot Jobs Board are two at MTV - an application engineer (Java developer)and a project manager both within the MTV Artists program. LA-based music management firm Family Artists is also looking for a bookeeper/office manager. Details on these opportunities and more are on Hypebot's Music Industry Jobs Board.
Knowing the right people in any industry can be quite the door opener. It's doesn't mean you get to cut corners on the hard work, but it does mean it may get you a seat at a table you may not have found yourself at otherwise. Making and keeping those contacts can make or break you in today's music industry. If you're proactive go into your networking efforts with a plan it can make all the difference.
There is no substitute for hard work. As a twenty-something in the workforce, I am well aware that my generation has a bad reputation when it comes to entitlement. This false sense of entitlement plagues our society - and while there's a fine line between taking an opportunity and being taken advantage, you've got to learn to know where to pay your dues. Some of the best opportunities are the ones we never see coming - the ones that don't necessarily pay the bills at first but up their value ten-fold in experience down the road. Internships have that capacity - in most cases, you get what you give.
Live Nation and their EDM partner Insomniac Events, producers of the hugely successful Electric Daisy Carnival series, have been hit with a class action lawsuit brought by festival volunteers seeking pay.
Management services powerhouse mtheory, LLC is looking for both a Digital Director to oversee digital strategies and an Assistant Controller/Financial Analyst. WXPN is seeking a Digital Content Manager for XPN.org, World Cafe and The Key. There's also an internship opening at world roots label Evergreene Music. All this and much more on Hypebot's Music Industry Jobs Board.
New on the Hypebot Jobs Board is career opportunity available for a Director of Music Publishing at CD Baby. AdRev, is also looking for a Copyright Manager for its YouTube administration and monetization platform. Details on these opportunities and more are on Hypebot's Music Industry Jobs Board.
A new opening on the Hypebot Jobs Board is for acopyright manager at AdRev, the YouTube administration and monetization platform. There's also an amazing opportunity from a component of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship "to pursue projects around an aspect of international contemporary or popular music as a cultural force for expression." Details on these opportunities and more are on Hypebot's Music Industry Jobs Board.