Atlas Music – A&R (US)

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Atlas Music Publishing is looking to hire an experienced (mid to senior level) Creative based in Los Angeles. 

Qualifications of Ideal Candidate:
  • At least 5 years working at a publisher, PRO, record label or other related position with proven success in that role
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Extensive experience in working with songwriters in the pop and/or pop-urban space with a track record of discovering, signing, developing and nurturing successful songwriters
  • Broad experience in a&r, development, music production, and/or management
  • Proven ability to find and develop new talent as well as sign established songwriters, and ability to help build and maintain successful careers for them
  • Create and oversee creative and productive collaborative environments
  • Ability to help create hits with songwriters and producers on a consistent basis
  • High-level contributor, self-motivated, someone who can make a significant impact
  • High level of integrity, work ethic, communication, project management, and teamwork skills
  • Ability to travel, at times extensively and/or on short notice
  • Extensive network within all levels of developing music, including managers, labels, lawyers, songwriters, and producers
  • Excellent organizational skills, time management, and an ability to prioritize
  • Ability handle multiple activities simultaneously and professionally while always maintaining the highest regard for songwriters, clients, and colleagues
  • Negotiating skills
  • Knowledge and experience with project/departmental budgeting/forecasting
  • Ability to work with an unparalleled team
  • Commercial awareness of the market, new music trends, music business development, products, and challenges
The Job:
  • Responsible for setting up and scheduling collaborations for Atlas Music writers, with a focus on designated roster and out of town Atlas writers who travel to Los Angeles 
  • Scouting and signing high caliber talent to the company, including up and coming writers/artist as well as established writers
  • Maintain and grow contacts with labels, managers, lawyers, etc to keep abreast of upcoming albums and projects
  • Negotiating song splits and collecting necessary information for copyright purposes
  • Provide constructive feedback to Atlas writers
  • Develop strong relationships and constantly interact with producers, writers, artists, management, and label a&r’s to regularly bring in new talent relationships 
  • Negotiate songwriting contracts and work in tandem with legal team

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