WMG: A&R Admin Asst

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Warner Music Group

Position: WCM Administrative Assistant, A&R Admin

Division:  Warner/Chappell Music

Department:  A&R Dept

Location:  New York, NY



Warner/Chappell Music has an exciting career opportunity for an Administrative Assistant in our A&R department. This position will be in our New York, NY location. This is an exciting opportunity for the ideal candidate who strives to excel in their creative music publishing career with one of the top Music Publishers of all time!

The Warner/Chappell name is synonymous with great music. We represent songs and songwriters from every country in the world, with diverse catalogues rich in tradition and history. Warner/Chappell publishes music in all forms, from Symphonic to Soul, Be-Bop to Broadway, Tangos to Techno, Romance to Rock. Our expansive catalog includes the songs of Cole Porter and George and Ira Gershwin, as well as the music of Dido, Dr. Dre, Eric Clapton, Green Day, Katy Perry, Led Zeppelin, Madonna, Nickelback, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sheryl Crow, T.I., Parachute and others.

Warner/Chappell Music is a part of the Warner Music Group (WMG). Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Bad Boy, Cordless, East West, Elektra, Lava, Maverick, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Rykodisc, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word.


Detailed Job Description:

– Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

– Organizes workload to comply with deadlines and priorities, works independently to complete routine department or unit functions or tasks.

– Maintain working knowledge of popular music including, but not limited to, the structure of the business surrounding such music.

– Update EDECO

– General responsibility of corporate executives: the orderly scheduling of all business activities; travel arrangements; preparing and typing correspondence, assisting with confidential matters, and performing research for special projects as assigned.

– Uses discretion and judgment when screening visitors and telephone calls, scheduling appointments and organizing workload to meet established priorities.

– Screen all correspondence and publications, bringing those of significance to the Company’s attention.

– Responsible for obtaining splits, co-writer, and publisher information for new releases / songs and delivering information to copyright department for processing via the AS/400 system.

– May perform department specific duties such as: preparing and mailing approved marketing materials, drafting graphics or promotional materials.

– Communicates with both internal and external individuals including writers, artists and their representatives.

– Organizes and expedites flow of work through office.

– Prepares and updates recurring and routine internal reports.

– May maintain and update department files, records, and publications; maintains confidential files and materials.

– Maintains confidentiality of all information.


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  1. Ryan Lawrence

    October 17, 2009 at 5:32 pm

    How are you I am very interested in a summer internship in the field of A&R. I have a huge back round in music and it is something that I love to do and have a huge passion for. I’m a very hard worker looking for shot to gain some great experience with a major record lable, it will be greatly appreciated if you can get back to me with some info thank you very much.

  2. Erica Valcourt

    October 20, 2009 at 10:03 pm

    Hi Ryan! Thanks for reaching out. Reach us directly at careers@industryplug.com to get more info on internships/job opps.

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