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Sony Music Jobs – A&R Scout / RCA

Culver City, CA

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About Sony Music Entertainment

At Sony Music Entertainment, we fuel the creative journey. We’ve played a pioneering role in music history, from the first-ever music label to the invention of the flat disc record. We’ve nurtured some of music’s most iconic artists and produced some of the most influential recordings of all time.

Today, we work in more than 70 countries, supporting a diverse roster of international superstars, developing and independent artists, and visionary creators. From our position at the intersection of music, entertainment, and technology, we bring imagination and expertise to the newest products and platforms, embrace new business models, employ breakthrough tools, and provide powerful insights that help our artists push creative boundaries and reach new audiences. In everything we do, we’re committed to artistic integrity, transparency, and entrepreneurship.

Sony Music Entertainment is a member of the Sony family of global companies.

What you’ll do at Sony Music:

Sony Music A&R – Scouting
  • Attending local shows and industry showcases to evaluate potential signings.
  • Willingness to travel to pursue signings anywhere required – often last minute. 
  • Analyze streaming data on applications such as but not limited to Music Connect and Chart Metric.
  • Use spread sheets to be able to compile and present streaming, playlisting and, social media data of potential signings.
  • Critically analyze given data as well as genre specific culture to evaluate potential of future signings.
  • Meetings and calls with managers, artists and producers to discuss their projects and potential partnerships with RCA.
  • Studio time with artists and producers to evaluate their talent and potential. Also to develop and maintain relationships for the future.

Administrative Support

  • Provide administrative support to A&R executive including calendar maintenance, expenses, travel and phones if necessary.

A&R – Operations

  • Collaborate with A&R staff, artist management and A&R Administration in handling the coordination of all aspects of the recording process for assigned projects.
  • Develop strong professional working relationships with artists, producers and their management teams. 
  • Work closely with A&R Administration to monitor all A&R budgets and related matters of spending under contractual agreements.

What we give you:

  • You join an inclusive, collaborative and global community where you have the opportunity to fuel the creative journey
  • A modern office environment designed to foster productivity, creativity, and teamwork
  • Our Hybrid with Flexibility approach combines the flexibility of remote working with the benefits of in-person collaboration whenever we need to come together to do our best work. Managers will partner with their teams and employees to establish work arrangements that meet the business, team, and individual needs.
  • An attractive and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & disability coverage, and 401K + employer matching
  • Voluntary benefits like company-paid identity theft protection and resources for pets, mental health and meditation resources, industry-leading fertility coverage, fully paid leave for childbirth or bonding, fully paid leave for caregivers, programs for loved ones with developmental disabilities and neurodiversity, subsidized back-up child and elder care, and reimbursement for adoption, surrogacy, tuition and student loans
  • We invest in your professional growth & development
  • Time off for a winter recess

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Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

California based applicants have certain rights under California law. Please see our California Recruitment Privacy Policy for more details.

The anticipated annual base salary does not include any other compensation components or other benefits that an individual may be eligible for.  The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.

Sony Music Salary

California Pay Range

$60,000—$65,000 USD

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