Artist Relations Manager (Keyboards)

Yamaha Corporation of America team


Yamaha is looking for an Artist Relations Manager to support the Yamaha Artist Relations Group. Main responsibilities include artist support through communication to our artist community. This position is responsible for managing Artist Relations activities, communication and support for Yamaha “Keyboard Artists.
What You'll Do:
  • Collect, organize, and store artist assets – biographies, photos, approvals, quotes, etc.
  • Write monthly reports, database management, special event organization, as well as the planning, developing, and administering of programs to promote sales through the leveraging of Yamaha artists.
  • Work cross functionally to assist in creating new literature/promo/social materials and Artist ads.
  • Utilize the clinic support system to correctly collect and respond to all clinic support requests.
  • Coordinate prospective artist information:
  • Send and track artist applications
  • Collect and organize received applications and research prospective artist background
  • Analyze, review, and provide initial review/recommendation of received applications/packets
  • Research and bring forward new, key prospective artists
  • Maintain a strong rapport with artists, artist management and production managers.
  • Coordinate timely accommodation sales of product to Artists and clients as related to contractual agreements established for endorsement purposes.
  • Interface and coordinate with numerous vendors while maintaining strong relationships.
  • Assist the YARG team with various projects/events/concert and film productions.
  • Arrange travel and prepare presentations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma
  • 5+ years’ experience in the music industry/record label and/or publishing
  • Advanced knowledge of ‘Keyboard’ related instruments
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written)
  • Unquestioned integrity and ethics with a levelheaded approach to doing work, ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information
  • Superb customer service skills
  • Ability to be successful in a self-managed environment
  • Collaboration within a fast-paced team environment
  • Advanced computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce, etc.)
  • High level of comfort with web technologies and ability to learn new applications quickly
  • Motivated, reliable, enthusiastic, professional, and responsible
  • Excellent project management and organization skills
  • Ability to multi-task high level projects while still delivering core job functions.
  • Able to solve problems and think critically.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • BM, BS, or BA College degree in music business or related field

Benefits & Perks

  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Vision, Dental, LTD, Life-Insurance and 401k with match AND automatic contributions
  • Performance based bonus program
  • Robust employee wellness programs including free music lessons
  • Gym membership reimbursement program
  • Tobacco cessation reward program
  • Free concerts from award winning artists
  • Discounted hotel, travel, entertainment, and other attractions
  • Employee product purchase program
  • Flexible work options
  • Casual dress
  • Vacation, sick-time and personal floating holidays
  • Inclusive and passionate culture
  • Opportunity to be part of something bigger; changing people's lives through music and sound

How to apply

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Yamaha Corporation of America

Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) is one of the largest subsidiaries of Yamaha Corporation, Japan and offers a full line of award-winning musical instruments, sound reinforcement, commercial installation and home entertainment products to the U.S. market. YCA markets innovative, finely crafted technology and entertainment products and musical instruments targeted to the hobbyist, education, worship, music, professional audio installation and consumer markets.

Job Details

Posted on Aug 2

Franklin, TN, USA

Full time