Blooming Music Publishing – A&R Manager, Pop (US)

About Blooming Music Publishing

Blooming Music Publishing represents the latest chapter in the visionary legacy of Lee Soo Man, also known as Mr. Lee, aka the Godfather of K-Pop. Expanding beyond the genre of K-Pop, Blooming Music Publishing is committed to being a supplier of hit records for all genres of music, to all continents in the world, and will be home to the next generation of superstar songwriters, producers, and composers.

Job Description

As an A&R you will be responsible for identifying, signing, and developing talented songwriters and composers within the pop music genre. You will play a crucial role in expanding our catalog and fostering creative collaborations between our roster of talent and artists, labels, and other industry partners. This role requires a deep understanding of pop music trends, strong networking skills, and a passion for discovering and nurturing songwriting talent.

What We’re Looking For
  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • A passion for working with songwriters, and producers
  • The skillset to know the difference between bad, good, and great songwriting
  • An ability to harness the power of social media to identify new stars and hits
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to accept criticism
  • Tech-savvy individuals with the ability to organize data, interpret data, and work within cloud-based team systems
  • An understanding of the importance of sync, and an ability to develop strong relationships with the sync community to promote our writers and catalog

Key Responsibilities
  • Identify and evaluate emerging pop songwriters and composers with commercial potential
  • Build and maintain relationships with songwriters, producers, music supervisors, and other industry professionals
  • Provide creative input and guidance to songwriters and composers throughout the songwriting process
  • Develop relationships with the sync community to pitch songs for placement opportunities in film, TV, advertising, and other media
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and developments in the pop music landscape

  • Proven experience in A&R within the pop music genre, preferably in a music publishing context (preferred but not required)
  • Strong industry network and relationships with songwriters, producers, and industry professionals (preferred but not required)
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Passion for pop music and a keen ear for identifying hit potential in songs
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Compensation: $65,000 – $68,000 / year + bonus incentives & health benefits

How to Apply

If you are passionate about pop music and have the skills and experience to excel in this role, we would love to hear from you! Please send your resume and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the perfect fit for this position to

Blooming Music Publishing is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors.

Join us in shaping the future of pop music publishing!

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