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Warner Music Group Assistant, Touring & Artist Development in New York, New York

Job Description:

At Warner Music Group, we’re a global collective of music makers and music lovers, tech innovators and inspired entrepreneurs, game-changing creatives and passionate team members. Here, we know that each talent makes our collective bolder and brighter. We are guided by four core principles that underpin everything we do across all our diverse businesses:

  • Music is Everything : Music is our passion, and we can never get enough. Tastes, trends, and tech will change, but great artists and songwriters will always be our driving force.

  • Global Growth, Local Expertise : Music is a global language. Through communication and collaboration, our success can come from anywhere and translate everywhere.

  • Innovation and Insight : Pushing the boundaries requires the best information and the boldest imagination. We use both to create the future.

  • Empowered by People : Like the artists we serve and the music they make, our differences make us stronger. This is a place where every talent can belong and build a career.

We remain committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We know it fosters a culture where you can truly belong, contribute, and grow. We encourage applications from people of any age, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic or identity.

Consider a career at WMG and get the best of both worlds – an innovative global music company that retains the creative spirit of a nimble independent.

Job Title: Assistant, Touring & Artist Development

A little bit about our team:

The Touring and Artist Development team at Atlantic Records represents and implements label interests on all aspects of tour related business, promotional tours, artist scheduling, ticket buys, tour marketing, special events/showcases, and respective budgets. Our team liaises with managers, agents and promoters to maximize opportunities in the marketplace for entire the Atlantic roster with an ultimate view towards artist growth.

Your role:

This position provides opportunity to learn the inner workings of a team responsible for growing artists from the ground level on up to superstars in the live space. You will build relationships across various departments at Atlantic Records, as well, have the ability to network within the greater touring community. (agencies, promoters and management companies)

Here you’ll get to:

  • Provide full administrative support to the SVP of Artist Development & department as a whole – Managing SVP’s appointment calendar, travel plans, expense reports, and phone lines. Will support entire department in scheduling meetings, conference calls, digital file organization, and mailings.

  • Provide full financial administrative support for the department as a whole. This includes managing tour ledgers, tracking budgets, handling Concur reports for tickets and other tour expenses, opening purchase orders, processing invoices, and setting up vendors.

  • Will assist in sorting label related guests and clients for tickets & passes to Atlantic shows. This includes coordinating with managers and tour managers for artist guest list space & purchasing tickets (outlined below).

  • Will assist in the execution of ticket buys for domestic label artist shows – including putting tickets on hold with promoters, soliciting the company for needs, budgeting for the entire tour, executing the ticket buys, and distributing tickets in a timely manner.

  • Will be asked to attend many of the label’s New York area shows/events to assist in special ticket/VIP or logistical onsite needs.

  • Will assist with the updating of internal tour data system for all tour dates, and distributing this information to all relevant internal and external personnel.

  • Will take notes for the SVP when needed, as well for the department for meetings.

About you:

  • You have great organizational skills and the ability to prioritize various tasks and deadlines

  • You pride yourself on your interpersonal and relationship building skills

  • You are resourceful and have strong problem solving skills

  • You are a heavy consumer of music who attends live shows regularly

  • You are interested in new trends and pop culture

  • BA or BS degree (or equivalent)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word)

We’d love it if you also had:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • An even keeled demeanor

  • At least one year of experience in an internship or “college rep” role in the music industry

About us:

As the home to 300 Elektra, Asylum, Atlantic, East West, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics, and several other of the world’s premier recording labels, Warner Music Group champions emerging artists and global superstars alike. And our renowned publishing company, Warner Chappell Music, represents genre-spanning songwriters and producers through a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide. Redefining what it means to be a music company in the 21st century, our consumer brands include trend-setters like UPROXX, Songkick, HipHopDX, and EMP. We’re the home to WMX – the next generation services division that connects artists with fans and amplifies brands in creative, immersive, and engaging ways – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels.

Together, we are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.

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Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.


Salary Range

$19.23 to $20.51 Hourly

Salary Ranges are included for all NY, California job postings and 100% remote roles where talent can be located. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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