Careers

Advertising Director

Reports to: VP Digital Marketing

Responsible For

Devising and overseeing the advertising strategy and campaigns for artists and releases across Nettwerk’s roster.

Project Initiatives

The role will require involvement in an initiative to implement and manage an in-house cross-platform advertising management system. That involvement includes, and is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Assessing suitability of the system for managing advertising activation across multiple social media platforms (TikTok, Google, FB/IG)
  • Working with other teams and departments in order to “on-board” artists onto the platform
  • Develop reporting requirements and reports on the platform to properly evaluate campaign performance
  • Work directly with the VP of Digital Marketing and COO to develop a resource and hiring plan that scales the advertising function across a growing and very active artist roster
  • As assigned, work with related technology partners that are developing processes and systems to automate certain functions, including advertising to support legacy music catalogues.
  • Participate in discussions and strategy sessions to understand how to better engage with an artist’s and their related community fan bases and influencers.

    Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development of enterprise and business area digital advertising from brief through execution
  • Build out and manage team of Ad Managers
  • Coordinate simultaneous digital advertising campaigns across multiple overlapping projects
  • Consult with stakeholders on appropriate digital advertising strategies, tactics, and performance measures to meet objectives
  • Manage advertising programs including timelines, strategic briefs, media plan, ad development, technical/legal reviews, placements and fulfillment
  • Manage ad agency relationships and media agency relationships ensuring work aligned with strategy and resources maximized
  • Manage and analyze target audience research and develop insights for creative and media.
  • Manage reporting of program metrics with media and research agencies, ensuring tracking is in place prior to launch to effectively capture results related to objectives and ad effectiveness; providing analysis with insights/learning for senior management
  • Write, edit and manage production of accompanying communications materials and assets across the enterprise
  • Develop and supervise media and ad production to meet objectives, including developing strategy, writing, editing, and distribution
  • Manage advertising, media, and research budgets including forecasting, planning, implementation, and vendor payments
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

    Qualifications:
  • 7-10 years of advertising or related experience.
  • 5+ years management experience
  • Organized, determines needs, sets priorities, selects and allocates appropriate resources.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to analyze data and effectively apply insights
  • Comfort and confidence presenting programs and results to C-level managers

    Considered An Asset:
  • Music industry experience
  • MBA


    Please send cover letter and CV to jobs@nettwerk.com, with the subject line: Ad Director. We thank all applicants, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Nettwerk is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

    Publicity Assistant

    Reports to: Sr. Director Of Publicity

    Responsible For

    Assist PR Department to execute effective media campaigns for Nettwerk label artists.

    Position Summary

    Nettwerk Music Group seeks a Publicity Assistant to work alongside the publicity team to execute effective media campaigns for Nettwerk Artists and to monitor presence of Artists within media through high quality organization and attention to detail.

    Main Duties
  • Create effective press tools
  • Work within label marketing teams (marketing, online, radio, sales and managers) to help execute integrated marketing plans
  • Organize physical and digital mailings
  • Manage daily publicity requests, tour schedules for artists
  • Track all press coverage for a roster of artists
  • Update and maintain press database
  • Follow the activities of artists on social media platforms to contribute creative thoughts/ideas to build Artist media visibility.
  • Keep calendars and media lists
  • Conduct research to support PR strategy/planning
  • Draft content for quarterly newsletter
  • Assist in tracking media coverage and PR Metrics
  • Updating Nettwerk website with artist news and information
  • Undertake general administrative and clerical dutires

    Qualifications

  • Extremely strong writing skills with proven experience writing press releases and pitches
  • Strong understanding of music media outlets, especially online media
  • Strong understanding of and active user of Social Media platforms
  • Previously established relationships with media, especially in NYC, a plus
  • Extremely organized with strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills and ability to handle multiple projects at once
  • Superb interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team structure
  • Adaptable to change and proactive
  • Basic computer skills, like Microsoft Office, FileMaker, Google Docs, etc
  • Working knowledge of Wordpress is a plus

    Core Competencies
  • Organization ●Ability to work within deadlines and keep effective schedules.
  • Attention to Detail ●Persistence in high quality output of information.
  • Team Player ●Effective and cooperative within the Marketing Team.
  • Work Standards ●High standards of performance for self and others. Accountable for work and responsible for follow through on tasks to ensure success.


    Please send cover letter and CV to jobs@nettwerk.com, with the subject line: Publicity Assistant. We thank all inquiries, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Nettwerk is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

    Royalty Processing Assistant

    Reports to: Royalties Manager
    Location: Vancouver, B.C.

    Who We Are Looking For

    We are looking for an organized individual with an enthusiastic attitude to fill the role of Royalty Processing Assistant in the Group’s Vancouver office. The ideal candidate will possess strong Excel skills which are matched by an acute attention to detail and the ability to juggle competing demands.

    Position Summary

    The position is responsible for assisting the Royalties Manager in day to day royalty processing duties, preparation of quarterly and semi-annual royalty statements, communication with artist and managers, as well as providing royalties related support to Marketing, Finance, and other Nettwerk departments.

    Main Duties
    Sales File, Income and Expense Processing
  • Collect and format incoming physical sales files and upload to royalty system
  • Assist with uploading of digital sales files to royalty system
  • Match sales exceptions from uploaded files to Catalogue/UPC/ISRC
  • Collect incoming royalty/license statements and assist accountants in ensuring they are coded to the correct artists in the accounting system
  • Prepare film & tv/license templates to upload ancillary income from accounting system to royalty system
  • Monthly review of expenses from the accounting system to ensure they are coded to the correct artists


    Royalty System Data Maintenance

  • Assist with the setup of artist, producer, mixer, remixer, and featured vocalist contracts in the royalty system
  • Add mechanical licenses to the royalty system
  • Transfer new digital, physical, and video UPCs from our internal Rights Management System into the royalty system via Excel template
  • Royalty system vendor maintenance: add vendors for new signings, update vendors for new contact information, regularly cross reference vendors with the accounting system, research vendors with missing or incorrect addresses

    Artist Royalty Runs
  • Prepare and distribute quarterly Artist Imprint Royalty Statements, Label Mechanical Royalty Statements, and Publishing Royalty Statements
  • Assist the Royalties Manager with preparation and distribution of semi-annual Artist Royalty Statements

    Funding Applications
  • Assist with the preparation of FACTOR and Radio Starmaker funding and grant applications

    General Royalties Assistance
  • Research royalties rates, contracts and releases
  • Other ad hoc tasks, as assigned

    Must Have Qualifications
  • Strong attention to detail and communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Positive, enthusiastic and collaborative attitude
  • Motivated, organized self-starter with ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Enjoys research and problem solving
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office; strong Excel skills

    Nice To Have Qualifications
  • Prior Royalty processing experience
  • Some familiarity with Royalty processing software (Royaltyshare, Curve, Record Maestro, etc.)
  • Prior Music Industry experience
  • Familiarity with Netsuite accounting software

    Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@nettwerk.com, with the subject line: Royalties Assistant Role. We thank all inquiries, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Nettwerk is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


    Intermediate Software Developer

    Information Systems

    Reports to: Sr. VP Information Systems
    Location: Vancouver, B.C./ Remote

    Position Summary

    To lead development of Nettwerk Music Group’s internal systems including custom databases storing all artist, album, track metadata, artist contracts, and marketing portal data. Custom media streaming services, XML and FTP delivery API’s, royalty system integration tools and other assorted core company applications.

    Responsibilities
  • Working with our UX teammate on the design, development, and testing of product UI.
  • Writing automated tests and ensuring there is adequate test coverage for your source code.
  • Finding simple solutions to complex problems.
  • Promptly fixing build errors.
  • Challenging yourself and the team to experiment with and introduce new and better technologies into the system.
  • Participating in iteration planning, testing, bug fixing and deploying releases.

    Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Experience building large scale online portal & database applications
  • A passion for building highly scalable and reliable services
  • Ability to coordinate programming efforts between team members.
  • Ability to oversee coding style across team members to ensure cohesive applications which are easy to support.

    Key Responsibilities:
  • Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP stack development)
  • CSS, JSON, HTML, Javascript, Bootstrap
  • Git source control
  • Visual Studio development tools

    Please send a cover letter, code samples and CV to jobs@nettwerk.com, with the subject line: Intermediate Software Developer. For code samples, please include a) some PHP demonstrating a database connection and pulling data and b) code demonstrating javascript capabilities. We thank all inquiries, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Nettwerk is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.




    Marketing Manager

    Product Management

    Reports to: Director of Marketing
    Location: Los Angeles; Vancouver, B.C.

    Position Summary

    Develop and execute long term marketing strategies for assigned projects in collaboration with A&R, Artists/Managers, and the full Nettwerk team. Lead the team in researching, planning, and execution of all marketing efforts, driving artist campaigns forward with creative and impactful ideas. The role requires a generalist’s knowledge of key areas such as Internet Marketing, Promotions, Publicity and Sales, but relies on subject matter experts for execution within those disciplines. Further, regular engagement with new platforms and taking the initiative to learn about new marketing ideas and tactics, at a high level, are critical to complete the position’s essential tool-box of marketing ideas and approaches.

    Core Responsibilities
  • Lead all aspects of overall artist development across teams (Publicity, Radio, Sales, Internet Marketing, etc.) to ensure project momentum is maximized and marketing plans are fully executed.
  • Using analytics including DSP & social metrics, continually re-evaluate project and campaign momentum, identifying tent poles and long term goals that guide team efforts.
  • Responsible for creating marketing campaigns and value-added initiatives that support the release strategy and momentum.
  • Manage multiple budgets for each project to ensure the project remains financially feasible; Conduct retrospectives on marketing initiatives to measure effectiveness such as artist growth across applicable social and retail platforms and overall current and long term profitability
  • Act as primary communication liaison between artist/manager and label staff for each project.
  • Identify roadblocks and challenges with each project and engage appropriate internal staff, in particular assigned A&R representatives, to assist in proactively managing issues.

    Outline of Specific Functions:
    Strategy Development
    Drive all aspects of overall marketing strategy/plan for each project
    • As the overall project leader, manage and foster communication/collaboration across all departments (Publicity, Radio, Sales, Internet Marketing, International) to define, build and execute the marketing plan and strategy.
    • Define and articulate the strategy statement for each project, including a list of measurable and well defined objective(s) and outcome(s).
    • Identify value-added marketing initiatives by seeking out opportunities that support the release strategy. These include advertising, creative partnerships, and leveraging new technologies/platforms on both a national and/or niche/geo-targeted level as required.
    • Managing the overall expectations & execution of project timeline by setting and adhering to project deadlines, communicating needs/challenges/changes, and working with the analytics team to measure effectiveness on an ongoing basis.
    • Through discussion with sales team and A&R, consider schedule for releases during each phase of the project. In consultation with sales, consideration should be given to overall label release schedule/flow to maximize opportunities for the project (ie: avoid pitching conflicts)
    Primary Liaison
    • Primary communicator of project information, strategy & updates to all internal departments & artist management.
    • Regular communications including calls & in person meetings with artist managers are expected.
    • Manage the overall expectations & execution of a project by communicating needs/challenges/changes on an ongoing basis.
    • Provide on-site label support at performances and events, as needed
    • Organize regular project team calls and meetings as may be required by the project plan
    Project Budget and analysis
    • Manage/track overall project budgets (including spends in Marketing, Online Marketing, Publicity, etc.) for each project across possible multiple phases depending on the length & velocity of the campaign.
    • ○ Track short-term and forecast long-term expenses to ensure project operations remain within approved budgets and spend is in line with project momentum/revenue
    • ○ Periodically review against actuals and provide feedback to the team on attainment of financial objectives.
    • ○ Periodically conduct Gap Analysis between financial results and overall artist and project objectives outlined in the strategy statement
    Ensure Adherence to Schedules
    • Ensure individual department-level deliverables are on schedule as per the project timeline and marketing plan which includes but is not limited to:
    • ○ Design and delivery of posters, postcards, online assets
    • ○ Full form video content
    • ○ Other marketing tools (ie: social media content, bios)
    Project Milestone Analysis
    • Solicit and interpret feedback from each department
    • Using various reports prepared by the Analytics department, interpret trends and indicators and suggest action items to project team members as applicable.
    • Provide the team with overall project progress reports, as needed and through weekly departmental meetings
    • Provide regular updates to artist/managers including the Artist Summary Report when available.
    • Periodically update the wider team on the status of the Gap Analysis.
    Key Tools and Technical Skills:
    • Create and maintain the following “live” documents for each artist project using tools such as Excel, Word, Google Docs and Nettwerk’s internal RMS:
    • ○ Artist Summary Report - created by Analytics team - interpret trends and indicators and suggest action items to project team members as applicable.
    • ○ Artist Planning Document - At initiation of project, create the overview document with input from A&R listing tracks, artist comments, artist vision/interests and story, key tracks, possible singles, initial radio/press/promo angles, social and streaming stats to date, tours, genres and key words
    • ○ Scheduling - Enter product releases into RMS Scheduling system and liaise with production team to ensure they have contacts required for content collection and product creation.
    • ○ Timeline - set out the phases of the project [Ie: Phase I - Single release, Phase II - EP release , which also tie into Budget phases]
      ■ List key dates around each phase - promotion, press and tour ■ Provide minimum 6 month forecast of key events, as applicable
    • ○ Budget - Broken out in phases, estimate revenue and expenses related to the marketing plan.
    Requirements:
  • 5+ years of music industry experience
  • College degree preferred
  • Strong marketing strategy & development skills; willingness to constantly explore new platforms and opportunities
  • Sense of urgency and commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with many different departments/personalities
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Access)
  • Tech-savvy

    Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@nettwerk.com, with the subject line: Marketing Manager Role. We thank all inquiries, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Nettwerk is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


    Accounting Clerk

    Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

    Reports to: Manager of Finance
    Location: Vancouver, B.C.

    Position Summary

    The Accounting Clerk will be responsible for providing accounting support to our finance department and other company staff. Key duties will include accounts receivable, accounts payable, data entry, bookkeeping support functions, filing documents and maintaining accounting records, reconciling records, researching and resolving accounting or documentation discrepancies, and other similar responsibilities as needed. This role will require attention to detail to ensure accounting records are complete and maintained as needed.

    Main Duties
    Accounts Receivable – Support Accounts Receivable Clerk With:
    • Scanning receipts for billbacks and preparing charge-back invoices
    • Preparing AR invoices and obtaining relevant information from distributors
    • Preparing and posting cash deposits and wire receipts
    • Update and maintain artist and vendor contact information in accounting system
    • Organize collections procedures
    • Communicate with internal and outside parties on outstanding balances
    General Day-to-Day Support Functions:
    • Update, verify and maintain financial records including artist, vendor & contact information
    • Perform filing and general administrative tasks
    • Liaise with other departments/customers/vendors
    • Track and report on petty cash
    • Data entry into accounting system and tax software
    • Bank Reconciliations
    • Sales tax filings
    • Frequent ad-hoc projects
    • Assisting with and providing information regarding annual external audit
    • These functions will be shared with other clerks and be assigned by the Manager of Accounting or VP of Finance as they deem suitable. This is a dynamic position and requires someone willing and able to deal with ad-hoc queries of a varying nature. The scope of this role will expand for those who are showing proficiency and a desire to grow.
    Core Qualifications
    • 1-3 years of experience in a general accounting clerk role, ideally processing receivables or payables in a multi-currency environment
    • Very strong communication (written & verbal) skills
    • Positive/enthusiastic attitude
    • Work well in a team environment as well as the ability to work unsupervised
    • Detail-oriented in a fast-paced environment with a large volume of transactions
    • Excellent organizational skills – demonstrated ability to prioritize high volume workloads, multitask and prioritize multiple projects at once
    • Self-starter, capable of researching when information is complete in order to establish the correct way to record transactions
    • Takes ownership over work processes and initiative for research and to increase efficiencies
    • Proficient in the use of MS Office, specifically Microsoft Excel
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting and bookkeeping principles and procedures
    Nice to Have Qualifications
    • Experience using Netsuite
    • Experience using Microsoft Dynamics GP, especially the AR and AP modules in a non-automated environment
    • Experience using Concur
    • Experience in the music industry

    Please send a cover letter and CV to accountingclerk@nettwerk.com, with the subject line: Accounting Clerk. We thank all inquiries, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Nettwerk is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


    Information on Internships at Nettwerk

    December, 2019

    At Nettwerk Music Group, we aim to find spirited, self-motivated interns who are passionate about music to join our label team! Applicants should be the usual definition of awesome – detail oriented, punctual and friendly! The ideal candidate has the ability to prioritize jobs, research and collect data as needed, can work independently while demonstrating initiative. The intern will work with an eclectic roster of artists and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in the music industry.

    Internship opportunities at Nettwerk include Online Marketing, Publicity, Marketing, Sales and Sync departments. The candidate must be enrolled in either a graduate or undergraduate program and be receiving school credit for their internship. All interns are subject to the applicable Nettwerk employee rules, including the Mutual Right to Arbitrate Claims and Confidentiality Agreement. Please apply only if you meet the eligibility requirements and specify which department(s) interests you.

    Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter including what you hope to gain out of your internship experience and why you are interested in the music industry.

    Submission: ltaylor@nettwerk.com
    Subject:(department desired) Spring 2020 Internship

    Online Marketing:

    Students get real hands-on experience in the expanding social media industry, work with an eclectic roster of artists and help develop their online presence. Candidates in this department should be passionate about music and have an interest in online marketing and social media. Experience with Adobe Photoshop and video editing (iMovie and Adobe Premiere).

    Duties include: 

    • Assist in the online presence of our label roster artists using innovative marketing practices, research, music discovery and viral campaigns
    • Use social media platforms to inform fans about touring Nettwerk artists
    • Uncover music discovery sites and build Nettwerk artist presence and following
    • Help create online content using graphic design and video editing skills with the guidance of the Online Marketing team

    Press/Publicity:

    Internships in the Press / PR department at Nettwerk require students who are passionate about helping artists maximize their exposure through media opportunities.

    Duties include: 

    • Maintain press reports for artists and compile daily press clips
    • Search for new blogs, magazines and writers we can add to the database
    • Opportunity to draft press releases and pitches, with the potential of attending press interviews and tapings

    Marketing:

    The Marketing intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment and will gain broad experience in various aspects of the music industry, as well as participate in various stages of marketing campaigns for upcoming release. Candidate should have internet and social media proficiency and working knowledge of music platforms including SoundHound, SoundCloud, Shazam and Spotify.

    Duties include: 

    • Work with the label team to understand the day-to-day life of a Product Manager
    • Assist our Product Managers in the distribution of marketing & promo materials
    • Learn how to create signage, one-sheet mock ups, B2B marketing tools 
    • Develop the skills to perform analysis of marketing and sales data
    • Prepare periodic project reports for artists on tour 
    • Seek and analyze competitor marketing and sales materials both on & offline 

    Sales:

    The Sales department intern will learn about selling and merchandising all forms of music in retail environments, online, digital and physical. You are passionate about music and have interest in streaming, sales and analytics. Ability to organize and sort through marketing material to form documents. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.

    Duties include:

    • Help track artist profile information, sales and stock
    • Determine compatible playlists and artists
    • Track negotiated sales prices and analyze weekly boosts in sales
    • Help track account sales charts, album and artist reviews
    • Compliance follow up and project maintenance in the retail environment
    • Gather screen shots of promotional placement

    Sync:

    Internships in the Sync department require students who are interested in maximizing artists music’s exposure through licensing and synchronization. The ideal candidate has some knowledge of copyright law and has an eye & ear for matching audio with video. Tasks include:

    • Maintain music library for Management & Label clients
    • Research Songwriter/Publisher, copyright clearance info
    • Research film, trailers and commercials
    • Coordinate mailings/digital blasts, update website