Media and A&R Operations Coordinator

Universal Music Group team


EMI (part of Universal Music Australia) is an incredibly hard-working and passionate record label. Every staff member lives and breathes what they do and the determination to succeed and deliver for our artists is unrivalled. EMI is home to some of the most successful and best known recording artists. EMI provides their roster of artists – as well as independent labels and artists – with a global menu of commercial services and seamless access to an expanding range of revenue streams and business models, including digital and physical distribution, sales, press and promotion, marketing, licensing, synch, brand partnerships, live recordings and merchandising.
About Us
  • Career opportunities – unique and rare opportunity to elevate your career in a supportive, motivated and ambitious team
  • The opportunity to join the WORLDS leading music company
  • All the perks of working within the music industry (did someone say live music?)
  • X 2 ‘U-Days’ per calendar year to spend however you like!
  • Strengths based learning and development opportunities
  • Much more….!
The role
You would be joining a forward-thinking team that knows the rate of change in the industry and gets ahead of it. We want someone that can come in and help deliver amazing campaigns for an incredible roster. We need a team player, great communicator, and positive thinker. The Media and A&R Operations Coordinator is responsible for supporting the EMI Senior Director of Media & Artist Relations and A&R team as directed.
Key elements:
Media + Creative support, Artist Relations + Media Communications
  • Supporting + initiating creation of media assets and tools including but not limited to media releases, media pitches, bio and related material, commissioning of various aspects of photo, video and content shoots.
  • Support with capturing and editing video + photo content
  • Assist in artist relations, planning and execution of media schedules
  • Assist in organisation and communication of artist plans, music and assets to media and managing media databases
Operations + A&R
  • Oversee aspects of the creation of audio recordings by artists; hiring of studios/producers/engineers/mixers, musicians, liasing with artists and artist management.
  • Managing admin, storage and delivery of all A&R assets and paperwork in a timely manner
  • Supporting A&R team with detailed administration as directed


About You
  • Supportive / Open Minded / Self-starter with Initiative / Flexible
  • Liase confidently with stakeholders as directed
  • Act as an integral member of the EMI team with the ability to provide ideas and administrative support to consistently improve and develop own skills as well as the Department’s results
  • Understanding of the Australian media landscape and related social media and other digital platforms
  • A technically astute individual who has some experience of working in publicity and/or A&R in entertainment (ideally within Music Industry)
  • Passionate about music, artists and media landscape
  • Degree qualified desired, preferably in business, communications, marketing
  • Existing relationships extremely desirable
  • Highly organised with the ability to keep calm under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to deal with people at all levels within the business
  • Tactful and diplomatic, especially when dealing with Artists and Management
  • Experience with basic level filming, editing for social media desired
  • Experience in commissioning/producing audio/visual content and assets desired
  • Software experience with Photoshop, HTML editors, video editing software such as Premiere, Final Cut, Premiere and Photoshop, excel/Google sheets, WordPress experience a bonus
  • Interest in pursuing a career in music industry a must

How to apply

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Universal Music Group

Universal Music Group (UMG) is the world leader in music-based entertainment, with a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. Featuring the most comprehensive catalog of recordings and songs across every musical genre, UMG identifies and develops artists and produces and distributes the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music in the world. Committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship, UMG fosters the development of services, platforms and business models in order to broaden artistic and commercial opportunities for our artists and create new experiences for fans. Universal Music Group's labels include A&M Records, Astralwerks, Blue Note Records, Capitol Christian Music Group, Capitol Records, Capitol Records Nashville, Caroline, Decca, Def Jam Recordings, Deutsche Grammophon, Disa, Emarcy, EMI Records Nashville, Fonovisa, Geffen Records, Harvest, Interscope Records, Island Records, Machete Music, MCA Nashville, Mercury Nashville, Mercury Records, Motown Records, Polydor Records, Republic Records, Universal Music Latino, Verve Label Group, Virgin Records, Virgin EMI Records, as well as a multitude of record labels owned or distributed by its record company subsidiaries around the world. UMG's catalog is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). UMG also includes Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry's premier music publishing operations worldwide and Bravado, the leading provider of consumer, lifestyle and branding services to recording artists and entertainment brands around the world. Universal Music Group is a Vivendi company.

Job Details

Posted on May 7

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Full time