Manager, Pop/Rock Artist Development
ATL - Atlantic Recording Corp - New York, NY

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About Warner Music Group: With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Cordless, East West, Elektra, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Rykodisc, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

Department Description: Atlantic Records is an Artist Development Music and Entertainment company. The Artist Development Department is outward-facing and primarily focused on the ongoing tour marketing and promotion of the label groups associated artists. In addition to all tour marketing efforts; the department is responsible for ongoing implementation, coordination, and management of all artist activity. The department maintains a focus on the maximization of campaign and budgetary efficiency over the course of artist release and tour cycles.

High Level Job Description:
Responsible for the execution of artist development and tour marketing strategy for assigned pop / rock label roster. These responsibilities may include:

Tour Marketing – Strategy / Coordination / Integration / Reporting

Budgeting – Drafting / Tracking / Resolution

Event & Appearance – Coordination / Coverage

Intradepartmental Communication / Integration [Management, Agent, Promoter]

Interdepartmental Communication / Reporting

Detailed Job Description/ Responsibilities:
Develop and execute Artist Development and Tour Marketing strategy as assigned for selected roster

Oversee touring and promotional activity, including corresponding travel schedules, for assigned roster

Reporting of all pertinent information to respective internal and external personnel, clients, and partners

Collaboration with artist management to outline and develop budgets for promotional tours and events

Detailed management and execution of assigned roster promotional activity

Develop and maintain key relationships with Artist Managers, Tour Managers, Booking Agents, Promoters, Venue Managers, Talent Buyers, Lifestyle Outlets, and Tour Publicists

Required Competencies/Skills :
Comprehensive understanding of the touring business specifically and the music industry as a whole

Comprehensive understanding and awareness of all tour related vendors, personnel, and best business practices

Familiarity and competence in all facets of promotional campaigning and consumer sales

Strong relationship building skills

Enthusiastic willingness to contribute and share in a team environment

Profound ability to excel within a dynamic schedule

Demonstrated budget and audit competency

Special Requirements/Preferences :
6 years’ experience in touring, live event, or promotional capacity

Budget management and resolution

Extensive Field experience managing tours, artist campaigns, or major promotional events

Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree

4+ years of field experience is strongly preferred

Comprehensive understanding and experience with Microsoft based applications is mandatory

Our Company is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national Origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, or any other legal recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws and the Company complies with all applicable reasonable accommodation requirements which such laws may require. Accordingly, please inform the Company’s Human Resources representative if you need an accommodation in order for you to complete any employment application-related forms or otherwise to participate in the application or selection process for the position for which you are applying. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity and will enable applicants to participate in the application and selection process and for employees to perform the essential functions of their jobs without imposing undue hardship on our Company. The Company also will make reasonable accommodations to an applicants or employee’s religious beliefs and practices as may be required by law, unless an undue hardship would result.

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