AVEX USA – Publishing A&R Director (US)

Publishing A&R Director

The ideal candidate for the Publishing A&R Director position has multiple years of experience working with record labels, managers, creatives, and other publishing A&Rs.

The main role of this position involves strategic session booking, new roster client discovery, and catalog pitching to recording artists. This position will work under the SVP, head of A&R publishing and closely with the existing publishing team. The role is highly team oriented and will entail significant collaboration internally and externally.

  • Lead publishing A&R with division head to sign artists, producers and songwriters
  • Manage relationships with existing roster and potential new clients
  • Foster creative output through session bookings and placement of clients compositions with recording artists
  • Work alongside publishing team to expand Avex USA catalog and increase revenue
  • Work alongside sync senior manager to build strategy and maximize existing catalog’s value
  • Log session data (titles, writers, producers, etc.) in DISCO
  • Communicate royalty split information with admin team
  • Manage weekly sessions and potential signings meetings
  • Other special projects as assigned/necessary
  • Some travel may be required

  • 5+ years of relevant experience at a publishing company or record label
  • Proven ability to have built and maintain strong relationships with record labels, managers, creatives, etc.
  • Basic understanding of content management systems and online storage spaces (Dropbox, Google Docs, DISCO, etc.)
  • Fundamental understanding of spreadsheets, Excel, Google Sheets, preferred
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Highly organized and efficient
  • Diligent, proactive & resourceful
  • Passion for music and the creative process
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Professional work ethic
  • Works autonomously

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