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Job ad: Stones Throw Records – Label Assistant (London)

By | Published on Wednesday 11 December 2019

Stones Throw

The ideal candidate will have held a relevant entry level position in the music industry. This position is ideal for someone early in their career looking to develop their skills.

Familiarity with the label, our fan base and our artists’ music, as well as a general passion for music, is essential.

Ability to be organised, offer support to other members of staff, and prioritise a varied workload is a must. The candidate should be eager to learn about several aspects of working at a record label and be familiar with new developments in music.

About Stones Throw

Stones Throw Records is an independent record label founded in 1996 by Peanut Butter Wolf with offices in Los Angeles and London. Known for a richly diverse roster, past touchstone releases include albums by Madvillain, J Dilla, Madlib, Mayer Hawthorne, Dam-Funk and Aloe Blacc . The current roster includes artists such as Sudan Archives, Mild High Club, Knxwledge, Mndsgn, Benny Sings, NxWorries (Anderson. Paak & Knxwledge), Automatic, Jerry Paper, John Carroll Kirby, Kiefer and Los Retros.

Responsibilities

• Assisting project manager and label manager on day to day activities, as well as the wider team in the US where applicable
• Updating and circulating release schedules
• Keeping our archives and assets library up to date
• Creating metadata and label copy
• Managing office stock, coordinating stock orders and post
• Helping to manage tour stock
• Keeping tour schedule and guestlists up to date
• Attending and assisting on label related events such as label markets
• Providing administrative support to the team as required
• Assisting with campaign updates to circulate around teams
• Assisting with applications to awards
• Supporting staff with in-house promo campaigns
• General office upkeep
• Basic website updates
• Keep records (eg streaming data)

Requirements

• 1+ year experience in a supportive role in the music industry.
• A demonstrable passion for and interest in the music Stones Throw releases.
• Though not required, basic online/digital/design skills would be considered a plus.

How to apply

Please send a CV and a cover letter of no more than two paragraphs to jobs@stonesthrow.com, with “UK Label Assistant” in the subject line. Application closing date is the 1 Jan 2020.



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