Description

About Sony Music Entertainment
At Sony Music Entertainment, we fuel the creative journey. We’ve played a pioneering role in music history, from the first-ever music label to the invention of the flat disc record. We’ve nurtured some of music’s most iconic artists and produced some of the most influential recordings of all time.
Today, we work in more than 70 countries, supporting a diverse roster of international superstars, developing and independent artists, and visionary creators. From our position at the intersection of music, entertainment, and technology, we bring imagination and expertise to the newest products and platforms, embrace new business models, employ breakthrough tools, and provide powerful insights that help our artists push creative boundaries and reach new audiences. In everything we do, we’re committed to artistic integrity, transparency, and entrepreneurship.
Sony Music Entertainment is a member of the Sony family of global companies.
As A&R Research, you will have a central role on our team by using data-driven efforts to support unsigned artist discovery, manage organization of artist data and updates, run daily and weekly department-wide reports, and identify music trends. This role is a unique opportunity to help the company discover our next superstars, manage the organization of unsigned artist information, and gain and share insights on emerging artists and the current music marketplace.
What you'll do:
  • Search through new artist data daily to aid in artist discovery.
  • Generate reports to share timely data and information on artists within the A&R department.
  • Communicate closely with analytics and A&R teams on the identification of new artists and the discovery and application of new music insights.
  • Handle ad hoc artist discovery and reporting requests as needed.
  • Maintain and clean artist metadata on an ongoing basis.
  • Manage the organization of artist data and updates on a daily basis.

Requirements

Who you are:
  • You are passionate about new music discovery
  • You are highly organized
  • You are proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • You are curious and self-motivated
  • You have the ability to communicate technical ideas to non-technical audiences
  • You are proficient in music discovery platforms (e.g. TikTok, Soundcloud, YouTube, etc)
  • You enjoy working with numbers. Experience or education in a data-related field is a bonus, but not required.

Benefits & Perks

What we give you:
  • You join an inclusive, collaborative and global community where you have the opportunity to fuel the creative journey
  • A modern office environment designed to foster productivity, creativity, and teamwork
  • Our Hybrid with Flexibility approach combines the flexibility of remote working with the benefits of in-person collaboration whenever we need to come together to do our best work. Managers will partner with their teams and employees to establish work arrangements that meet the business, team, and individual needs.
  • An attractive and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & disability coverage, and 401K + employer matching
  • Voluntary benefits like company-paid identity theft protection and resources for pets, mental health and meditation resources, industry-leading fertility coverage, fully paid leave for childbirth or bonding, fully paid leave for caregivers, programs for loved ones with developmental disabilities and neurodiversity, subsidized back-up child and elder care, and reimbursement for adoption, surrogacy, tuition and student loans
  • We invest in your professional growth & development
  • Time off for a winter recess

How to apply

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Sony Music Entertainment

At Sony Music Entertainment, we fuel the creative journey. We’ve played a pioneering role in music history, from the first-ever music label to the invention of the flat disc record. We’ve nurtured some of music’s most iconic artists and produced some of the most influential recordings of all time. Today, we work in more than 60 countries, supporting a diverse roster of international superstars, developing and independent artists, and visionary creators. From our position at the intersection of music, entertainment, and technology, we bring imagination and expertise to the newest products and platforms, embrace new business models, employ breakthrough tools, and provide powerful insights that help our artists push creative boundaries and reach new audiences. In everything we do, we’re committed to artistic integrity, transparency, and entrepreneurship. Sony Music Entertainment is a member of the Sony family of global companies.

Job Details

Posted on May 24

New York, NY, USA

Full time

Junior

$50K - $60K