Influence Media Partners – A&R Admin (US)

A&R Administrative Role:

Influence Media/SLANG seeks a New York based A&R admin to oversee all aspects of day-to-day operations, A&R administration and scheduling across our artist, producer, songwriter, engineer and creative management roster. This includes administering all A&R related budgets and handling recording related legal issues and logistics.

  • Oversee all spending related to assigned projects which includes preparing and managing recording budgets of varying magnitudes
  • Partner with A&R and/or artist management to devise overall spending and logistical plan for recording project
  • Manage the day-to-day recording process such as coordinate studio bookings, equipment rentals, artist travel etc.
  • Work with all vendors to ensure cost-effectiveness throughout the recording process. Review and submit all invoices for payment.
  • Review artist agreements to assess and enforce contractual obligations with respect to recording
  • Ensure all products are clear for release. Responsibilities include preparing agreements for producers, side artists, remixers, etc, clearing all samples and paying all contractual advances.
  • Provide timely communication regarding the status of each project (i.e. providing budget projections to A&R, alerting business affairs of legal issues, notifying artist/management of production deadlines, advising senior management of potential project overages or delays)
  • Work with the pre-production department in the preparation and editing of liner notes, approving packaging, and meeting production deadlines.
  • Manage a large roster comprised of a variety of different projects, assess each project’s specific needs and prioritize accordingly
  • Handle budgets cost-effectively and possess strong analytical skills
  • Review and understand legal contracts and be comfortable upholding legal standards
  • Be a great problem solver – even more so, have the ability to anticipate issues before they arise and adjust accordingly
  • Be service-oriented and willing to often take on tasks that are not part of the job description
  • Work well and communicate with different types of people
  • Shift gears comfortably and maintain composure when under pressure

What We’re Looking For
  • 2-5 years of experience in A&R administration
  • Handles confidential matters appropriately and with discretion
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You’re able to prioritize multiple projects
  • You’re detailed oriented
  • Ability to pinpoint problems and identify solutions
  • Professionally interface with all levels of the organization, clients and vendors

About Influence Media

Launched in 2019 and led by Lylette Pizarro, Lynn Hazan, Rene McLean, and Jon Jashni, Influence Media Partners (“Influence Media” or “Influence”) is a music and entertainment company that is transforming the music space by partnering with artists to protect and invest in their legacies.

Backed by BlackRock and Warner Music Group, and headquartered in New York, Influence’s latest fund invests in the recording and publishing rights of artists, songwriters, producers, and music entrepreneurs who create songs that resonate throughout pop culture.

Influence’s approach is rooted in hands-on, collaborative partnerships, leveraging the company’s unmatched experience to further the global reach, growth potential, and streaming success of the works that the company helms

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