Cortney Beth Callanan

23 Angus Lane Warren, NJ 07059

T (732) 803-7330



Results driven team leader, with strong management and negotiation experience. Focused and efficient work ethic with thorough attention to detail. Excels in fast-paced work environments with high levels of responsibility and self-motivation. Clear and effective oral and written communication. Dynamic interpersonal skills. _________________________________________________________________________ EXPERIENCE

Label ManagerLafayette Street Records LLC

New York, NY — 6/2014-Present

Co-created and developed New York City-based Indie dance music label signing pop/dance music artists worldwide. -Conceptualized company branding strategy and lifestyle logo. Liaise and network with press/media for coverage of new releases. Manage and approve monthly marketing budgets. Implement and oversee promotional strategies to generate profit. Worldwide licensing agent for label releases.

-Co-created #musicmonday event and in-studio vocalist casting to showcase the label/artists and provoke media interest
-Attained first release add on to Sirius XM Utopia channel
-Scout and sign new releases to the label and negotiate and execute artist agreements
-Develop and maintain label social media
-Produce remixer budgets and organize track features
-Create and fashion artwork for each release

Account Executive- Client Relations, Love Sound Int’l LLC
Warren, NJ — 2/2009-Present

Global management and consulting firm specializing in label management. Services include: license negotiation (excl, non, & synch), production agreements, artist booking, remix acquisition, royalty accounting for master/mechanical statements, invoicing, AP/AR, generation of quarterly expense statements, and profit reporting.

-Generated royalty statements and payouts for all of Nirvana Recordings Artists bi-annually
-Coordinated artist bookings for domestic/int’l flights, hotel, ground transportation, expenses, and personal needs
-Incessantly scouting and A&R new talent to develop profitable relationships
-Acquire interest, negotiate, and execute client licenses
Sales & Marketing Manager – DJ Department Central Entertainment Group
New York, NY — 9/2009-1/2010

Directed company’s DJ booking division. Scouted int’l talent and formulated company roster. Advised clients in areas of: artist management and development, licensing, and marketing and promotion. Supervised incoming assets and distribution of compensation. Coordinated travel, expenses, and per diems.

-Head director of company’s DJ booking division with responsibility of client on-call 24/7 and client relations
-Responsible for collecting and coordinating all deposits, balances overages, and travel visas
-Oversaw client career trajectory incorporating music licensing and marketing
-Featured in article – “The Next 10 – The Next Ten Faces Rising the Ranks” in the music industry … Club Systems Magazine (March 2009)

Label ManagerStar69 Entertainment- Star 69 Records, LLC

New York, NY — 8/2004-8/2008

World-renowned dance music record label owned by Grammy Award- Winning DJ/Producer/Remixer Peter Rauhofer. Promoted from Intern, to Executive Assistant, to Label Manager in less than one year. Managed in-house staff of six employees and their respective departments: PR, Retail, Executive Support, IT, Booking/Marketing, and Interns. Executed contract negotiation for: artist albums, synch licenses, publishing/sub- publishing agreements, and remixer agreements. Secured physical/digital distribution for label artists and owner.

-Delegated weekly staff responsibilities, set goals, oversaw department follow-through
-Co-created custom in-house accounting and finance system: invoicing, payment processing, petty cash ledgers, payroll, financial reporting, AP/AR, and master and mechanical statement creation and dispense associated payments
-Secured over 100+ master licenses including multiple deals with Paramount, and placement in HBO’s hit series, “The Soprano’s” video game
-Launched exclusive “Workout Series” feature on increasing revenue from previous year’s earnings by 45%.
-Consulted and collaborated with Armani Exchange to execute their in- store compilation series
-Implemented creative sales strategies, i.e. a holiday memorabilia program for the labels web store boosting sales of digital and physical product by 35%.


(WMC) Winter Music Conference 2008 & 2009

“Demo Listening Workshop”

“Artists, Agents & Managers”

“Indie Label Forum”



Women In Music
NY Dance Music Coalition
DJ Hall of Fame
The LGBT Academy of Recording Arts
The Women’s International Music Network
The Electronic Music Alliance
NY is



Rutgers University, NJ B.A., Sociology



Contract Negotiation
Royalty Statements
Mechanical Royalty Statement

Digital Distribution Management

Digital Sales Reports

Statements of Accounts
Content Management
Content Direction & Delivery

Scheduling & Trafficking
Supply Chain Experience

Project Management
Time Management
Cross Departmental Initiatives

Public Speaking
Verbal/Written Communication

Celebrity, Brand, Music Clientele



MS Word
MS Excel
MS Outlook

File Maker Pro


References are available upon request.


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