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Only candidates that meet the required qualifications will be considered.

Please find a list of current job openings below and submit your information.

Sound Engineers

Sound engineers set up and use soundboard and other sound equipment during recordings, concerts, and performances, ensuring that levels are correct and the sound mix is right.

 Their work is the finishing touch on the artist’s performance, guaranteeing that the music sounds good for both the performer onstage and for the people in the crowd. In some cases they also assist with lighting and special effects.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Execute the recording process from start to finish, to include recording mixing, and editing
  • Assist in session set-up, recording, and tear-down
  • Sit in on and observe recording/mixing sessions on a regular basis
  • Tend to artists in a studio environment
  • Use audio software and outboard gear
  • Maintain a professional recording studio
  • Understand signal flow

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in production or audio engineering
  • At least 3-6 years of experience in the industry in how to use, maintain, and clean sound boards
  • Proficient at using recording software

Digital Distribution Manager

 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist in maintaining content calendar for email marketing and YouTube channels
  • Learn to manage metadata and media assets and assist on music distribution to digital services (Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, etc.)
  • Learn to curate playlists and help manage Break -Thru Records curated playlists
  • Assist with YouTube channel uploads & optimization through tagging, targeting, etc.
  • Learn about YouTube CMS and manage takedowns & monetization of user generated content
  • Contribute to Digital Advertising & overall digital marketing strategies

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of industry experience
  • Master’s Degree or higher 
  • Highly organized with use of email and file management
  • Great communicator
  • Ability to oversee studio sessions

 

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Must have an extensive network within all levels of the music industry (i.e. managers, lawyers, publishers, booking agents, songwriters, producers, independent labels & publicists)
  • Must have STRONG relationships with quality up and coming producers and songwriters
  • Must have experience in the music business, a deep knowledge of music and music trends
  • 4+ years of industry experience, a Bachelor’s Degree in the music field or higher, or a combination of both (verifiable with resume, references, and copies of official transcripts)

A&R Manager

The A&R Manager is expected to oversee the administrative duties of the A&R department and assist with the creative execution of projects. The A&R Department operates as the primary source of record making and vision casting with the artists. He or she is responsible for locating and signing new talent and continuing to make records for currently signed artists.

As an A&R Manager, you will:

  • Learn the skills behind creating splits & contracts for songs
  • Develop the art of curating music for artists
  • Learn skills behind the logistics of bringing a song to completion
  • Gain an understanding of the song creation process
  • Sharpen your understanding of publishing & royalties
  • Learn project based management and coordination skills

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Document and file writer and publishing splits for all songs being released
  • Compile credits and liner notes for all songs
  • File management of tracks, songs, and hooks received from producers and writers
  • Update contract templates with correct information and prep for signatures
  • Help oversee administration of recording budgets
  • Submit invoices to accounts payable for payment processing
  • Coordinate travel, lodging, and transportation logistics for sessions, special guests, and creative clients, etc.
  • Assist with scheduling and booking recording sessions
  • Communicate effectively and in a timely manner with other Departments
  • Act as a talent scout for the A&R Staff
  • Hunt & collect hit songs and tracks for artists on the roster
  • Create and deliver weekly and monthly reports with the highest quality of tracks from producers and songwriters around the world
  • Develop strong artist relationships quickly and consistently
  • Assist in the creative direction of assigned projects
  • Communicate effectively with talent, producers, and songwriters

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of industry experience
  • Master’s Degree or higher 
  • Highly organized with use of email and file management
  • Great communicator
  • Ability to oversee studio sessions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Have a working knowledge of Pro Tools

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Must have an extensive network within all levels of the music industry (i.e. managers, lawyers, publishers, booking agents, songwriters, producers, independent labels & publicists)
  • Must have STRONG relationships with quality up and coming producers and songwriters
  • Must have experience in the music business, a deep knowledge of music and music trends
  • 4+ years of industry experience, a Bachelor’s Degree in the music field or higher, or a combination of both (verifiable with resume, references, and copies of official transcripts)

Social Media Marketing Coordinator

Social Media Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring Break-Thru Records’ Social Media strategy in order to increase brand exposure & awareness, improve Marketing efforts and increase sales. This person must research market trends, use metadata in analysis,  and present plan proposals to other executives of the company. In addition, this role is required to work closely with the Public Relations Department Head.

 

 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist with posting social media content
  • Learn to communicate and engage on all social media platforms
  • Learn to facilitate and see through social content requests
  • Help maintain social content timelines/calendars
  • Organize social media assets
  • Learn how to deliver reports on social media accounts and campaigns
  • Contribute social media strategy ideas for all platforms
  • Offer and implement new strategies for our online communities
  • Assist with marketing needs as they arise

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’ s Degree or higher in the marketing or communications field 
  • Great communicator in speech and writing
  • Experienced with SEO

 

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to adapt quickly, including learning new skills and catering to the changing needs of the business
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to stick to time constraints
  • Leadership skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office tools
  • 3+ years experience in the financial field and a Bachelor’s Degree or higher (verifiable with resume, references, and copies of official transcripts)

Intern

Our intern is expected to assist the sound engineers in completing recording projects. In addition, they will complete general tasks assigned to them by the leaders in the production department. This internship will allow students to gain industry insight in how a record is recorded, mastered, and distributed. We do not accept interns with artist aspirations.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Musical knowledge is a plus
  • Solid Pro Tools experience
  • Solid foundation of sound engineering
  • Knowledge of signal flow
  • Eagerness to learn

 

Requirements & Competencies:

  • Must be a student enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning at the time of application (verifiable with an official verification of enrollment)
  • Must be able to receive course credit for the internship
  • Must provide their own laptop for the duration of the internship
  • Must be able to secure transportation for the duration of the internship.
  • Must be able to be in the office 5-10 hours a day/3-5 days a week
  • Flexible hours

Finance Manager

Financial Manager will touch all levels of finance from entry-level bookkeeping to financial modeling for future scenarios. This position requires mastery over general bookkeeping practices and  experience with financial analysis and forecasting. This is a mid-range position that will wear many hats. Candidates should be eager to learn and contribute strategically to the company’s future with a strong self-starter disposition. The ability to problem solve quickly and give attention to detail is essential. Familiarity with music royalties is desired, but not required.

 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Verify, allocate, post and reconcile transactions
  • Report organization’s finances to management and offers suggestions about resource utilization
  • Prepare and process payroll
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • Issue invoices
  • Use financial modeling to simulate financial scenarios
  • Reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  • Assist outside firm with processing and collection of all necessary tax information
  • Oversee album budgets including tracking expenses and reporting to the team
  • Deliver album expenses for royalty processing
  • Analyze market trends to discover business opportunities and maximize profits
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Communicate effectively at every level of management at Break-Thru Records regarding payment processing
  • Develop trends and projections for company’s finances
  • Explore and present cost-reduction opportunities
  • Generate 1099’s and W2s for all employees and contractors of the company
  • Provide technical support for financial software to management
  • Direct internal and external audits

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • Master’s Degree or higher 
  • Great communicator
  • Excellent efficiency with Microsoft © Excel
  • Working knowledge of various financial software
  • Financial certifications

 

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to adapt quickly, including learning new skills and catering to the changing needs of the business
  • Analytical skills
  • Negotiation skills and the ability to develop strong working relationships
  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data
  • Ability to stick to time constraints
  • Strategic thinker and problem solver
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • 3+ years experience in the financial field and a Bachelor’s Degree or higher

Creative  Videographer

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Learn how to create video content for social media and marketing using Adobe programs (Premiere/After Effects)
  • Learn how to edit music videos, promotional videos, and documentary-style videos
  • Learn how to use a Red camera
  • Gain on-set experience for various forms of videos and films (music videos, documentary, promotional, etc.)

Operations Director:

An Operations Director oversees, designs, and redesigns business operations to be as efficient as it can be. Their job is to ensure safety and efficiency in workplace operations.

 

  • Learn project and office financial budgeting/bookkeeping
  • Learn how to plan office & outside client events
  • Gain experience by participating in HR duties 
  • Learn the day to day duties of operations and office management
  • Gain an understanding of the behind the scenes of a record label

Creative Director

 

As Creative Director at Break- Thru Records you will be responsible for managing the design process for album packaging, merchandising ( Break- Thru Records and artist), advertising and marketing collateral. You guide the development of visual campaigns for physical packaging, digital packages, merchandise, marketing collateral graphics, as well as publicity photo shoots. This position reports to the VP of Marketing.

 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate creative design meetings with artists to choose quality design direction and designers for-hire
  • Maintain and develop a wide network of for-hire graphic designers, photographers, etc.
  • Commission album creative and packaging design, and communicate with freelance designers
  • Facilitate design production timelines and logistics through to completion
  • Manage album packaging design (disc packaging design, disc artwork, liner notes, typography layout, logo placements, manufacturing labeling)
  • Commission and direct photo shoots for packaging, artists press and publicity
  • Shape design standards and create procedures to ensure design materials are brand appropriate
  • Commission mock-ups for merchandise and prepare tech packs for manufacturing
  • Commission design for Industry material (One sheets)
  • Facilitate digital design requests, or delegate to for-hire designers where necessary
  • Maintain and organize graphic design equipment and assets
  • Maintain and organize graphic design budget
  • Deliver results in a fast-paced environment

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of industry experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher 
  • Great communicator
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Experience in professional art and design development

 

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Must have experience using industry standard materials for project completion
  • Must have experience in the music business, a deep knowledge of music and music trends
  • 4+ years of industry experience, a Bachelor’s Degree in the music or arts fields or higher, or a combination of both (verifiable with resume, references, and copies of official transcripts)

General Manager

 

The General Manager is the decisionmaker at a label, overseeing all aspects of an album’s creation such as marketing, budgeting, distribution, and promotional shoots.

 

 

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Wear a lot of hats
  • Generate metadata and barcodes for a release.
  • Attend marketing strategy meetings with the label’s distribution department
  • An excellent understanding of what a successful campaign entails and how each department within the label contributes to that success.
  • Oversee video or photo shoots, marketing plan strategies, budgets and pricing,  social media strategizing with our social media teams, etc.

 

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Must have experience using industry standard materials for project completion
  • Must have experience in the music business, a deep knowledge of music and music trends
  • Combination of 10+ years industry experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in the business, music, or arts fields or higher (verifiable with resume, references, and copies of official transcripts)
  • Proven successful leadership skills

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