Artists & Repertoire Executive

Sony Music Entertainment

About the job

As Artist & Repertoire Executive, you will identify and refer artists and will help building their brand and DNA.

What you will do:

• Drive the development and selection of appropriate music repertoire and/or genre for Sony Music Vietnam’s artists (whether current or prospective), taking into account the artists’ talents, images, voice quality, pitches, appearances, characters and personalities, etc;

• Identify and refer new artists;

• Provide advice on the current and future music fashion/trend as well as the general consumers’ demands;

• Provide advice on grooming, development and training to artists (whether they are new or existing) in terms of music production, music play-back techniques, mixing and remixing, vocal techniques, singing techniques, live performances, image, styling, looks, and personality enhancement, etc.;

• Liaising, “brainstorming” and meeting with internal teams to discuss A&R’s strategies;

• Have a strong, clear vision of the music market, including gaps and potential opportunities in the market over the next 2 to 3 years;

• Work with the team and external contacts to identify strong artist proposition that may fill those gaps guaranteeing Sony Music Vietnam market share over the coming years;

• Be commercial and forward thinking in artist signings deals and ensure that signings will be concluded in a timely and satisfactory manner;

• Build and maintain a strong network of recording contacts including writers, producers, publishers, mixing engineers, mastering engineer and studio contacts;

• Work with marketing and artist management team to oversee the recording process of Sony Music Vietnam artists;

• Demonstrate a good ear for the music that will help the artist/s success and be able to identify the singles that will be hits and those that will add to the overall record;

• Act as a point of escalation as the record being worked across the team begin to move towards release.

Who you are:

• University graduate, having a Music/Media degree not a must, but good to have.

• Thorough understanding of music and the contemporary music scene.

• Hands-on knowledge of how songs/albums are recorded and produced.

• Have a good understanding of a variety of music genres.

• Experiential understanding of commercial success for music | knowledge of consumer taste.

• Tech-savvy to leverage various sources for artist & music scouting.

• Excellent Interpersonal skills – relationship building with artists/producers/music managers etc.

• Strong negotiation skills.

• High on Emotional Quotient (EQ) in order to support the artist/music through the lifecycle.

• Should have a good ear for music and be able to tap potential or provide advice on fine-tuning aspects.

• Love and passion for music and supporting local talent.

• Strong understanding of digital marketing, social media, content, and streaming landscape.

• Creative thinker, confident and proactive in your approach, able to work autonomously and be a team player.

• Great communicator and an ability to take on and utilise diverse opinions.

• Be a relationship driven person.

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
  • We invest in your professional growth & development

Equal Opportunities

As an active part of a culturally and socially diverse society, Sony Music’s aim is that our workforce is diverse and inclusive. Sony Music is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity.

We employ, retain, promote and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants according to their merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We apply this policy without regard to any individual’s sex, race, religion, origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition or disability.

Contact the job poster

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Jessica HOU

Junior Manager, Talent Acquisition – Asia

Job Poster Location

Chaoyang Qu, Beijing, China

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