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A&R Coordinator

Music
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A&R Coordinator

Music
Central London
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Job Details

Key Responsibilities

· Overseeing all aspects of recording projects to completion.

· Organising logistics for a recording session including writing sessions, booking mastering and artist travel to recording sessions.

· Central point of contact for all A&R Admin in relation to domestically signed artists.

· Negotiating competitive rates and deal terms for album production including producers, mixers, musicians, engineers, studios,equipment, remixes and mastering.

· Issuing deal memos and agreement for producers/mixers or remixes.

· Coordinating the tape archiving process,ensuring all tapes are delivered to mixers per their agreements, logging all masters appropriately and arranging hard drive back up externally.

· Running recording budgets per Artist agreements.

· Updating A&R managers on budgets, deal negotiations and audio deadlines.

· Obtaining Artist management approval on all recording and release activities expenditure.

· Presenting at A&R financial planning meetings to be scheduled monthly.

· Monitoring overall recording budget spend and paying invoices in a timely manner.

· Supervising release schedules, label copy collation, ensuring Artist approval on label copy.

· Collaborating with Marketing Managers to coordinate A&R approvals for the initiation process on each scheduled release.

· Pre-empting unscheduled production deadlines to ensure timely delivery of repertoire, communicating timelines to A&R team.

·Coordinating delivery of physical and digital audio releases to production to company formatting standards.

· Maintaining musician consent forms as part of Producer delivery requirements for all recordings.

· Liaising daily with artist managers on all aspects and attending weekly scheduling/label/planning meetings.

· Performing any other reasonably duty as instructed by line manager.

 

Requirements

  • A proven track record within A&R Administration or Studio Bookings essential
  • A proactive approach to the management of people and processes.
  • A strong ability to negotiate and problem solve.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Excellent IT skills; must be proficient in Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Proven experience of working to strict deadlines and excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Experience of working on own as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to, and experience of, remaining calm in a sometimes-pressured environment.
  • Committed and flexible.
  • An understanding of digital audio workstations like Logic and ProTools is     desirable.

 

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