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Administrative Assistant, A&R

Job ID 2014-4523
# Positions 1
Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 11/14/2014
Category Administrative/Clerical – Administrative Support
Level Entry-Level
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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.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing full administrative support to the NY based A&R Research team. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:
Responsibilities:
Act as a liaison between the East Coast A&R team and a wide array of internal and external contacts including senior management, outside industry contacts, artists, artist managers, vendors, internal departments, etc.
Build and maintain relationships with the artists, management, creative departments, as well as executives within the company.
Schedule meetings, arrange travel, and answer phones as needed for the team.
Prepare business expense reports in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.
Disseminate updated project details and assets as requested.
Order and maintain music product and office supplies for the team.
Help coordinate and manage budgets, promotional trips, travel, work orders and more for artists.
Attend meetings and events as required.
Use MPS/PRS system to process department invoices and manage project budgets; give regular updates on payment status and budget projections.
Provide creative input and ideas on projects.
Provide daily analysis of signed and unsigned artists.
Qualifications:
The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 1-2 years of prior administrative experience in the field of A&R or a related field. 1-2 years of experience at a major label is strongly preferred.
Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel & Outlook) and an intimate knowledge of the internet. Will need to learn a variety of other computer systems including Mediabase, BDS, Soundscan, and MPS/PRS.
Must have a passion for music.
A proactive, flexible, self-starter who has strong problem solving, social, writing and interpersonal skills. Exceptional communication and time management skills. Must be able to work independently but be a team player and flexible in a fast-paced environment. The ability to manage time and priorities, set and achieve goals and juggle multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously.
This individual must be extremely organized; must demonstrate the qualities of being a team player; and must be able to create and maintain very strong relationships with co-workers, artists, managers, attorneys, etc. The use of discretion and the maintenance of high levels of confidentiality are also required.
Must be available to work overtime and to attend occasional evening showcases as required.

About Sony Music Entertainment

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.

The Coordinator will be involved with all aspects of project marketing and will be responsible for providing administrative support to the SVP of International Marketing.

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