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A&R Manager

A&R Manager

Department Description: The A&R Department operates as the primary source of record making and vision casting with the artists. The department as a whole is responsible for locating and signing new talent and continuing to make records for currently signed artists.

High Level Job Description: The A&R Manager is expected to oversee the administrative duties of the A&R department and assist with the creative execution of projects.

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 Reach Records staff
  • 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

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 hip-hop music and music trends.

Special Requirements/Preferences:

  • Very organized with use of email and file management
  • Great communicator
  • Ability to oversee studio sessions effectively
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Have a working knowledge of Pro Tools (not essential)

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