Careers

Seven Music ID most prominent and successful labels, encompassing a global roster of acclaimed artists and an unparalleled catalog including many of the world’s most popular and influential recordings. In 2017, Atlantic Records Group was named the Top Label on the Billboard year-end charts. WMG is one global company made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in the music business. It is the mission of every member of WMG around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and fellow employees at every stage of their career. Consider a career with us and become a part of one of the biggest forces in music today.

At Atlantic Records we hire extraordinary people who share our passion and ambition. We create unique experiences that attract and inspire the pioneers, the visionaries, and our fans, to enhance our culture and build the future of the music industry.

Interested in joining a team of talented individuals? Head over to the WMG careers page to check out current job openings in the US and around the world.

PRODUCT MANAGER
We are looking for an experienced product manager to join our team and lead campaigns for a portion of our growing roster. If you feel you are right for the job we encourage you to apply.

Job Description

Oversee day to day aspects of marketing campaigns for a portion of the Hopeless Records roster.

Act as quarterback and main point of contact for artists, managers, booking agents and PR teams.

Create and execute marketing plans & budgets.

Work with promotion, sales, and international teams to ensure success of marketing campaigns.

Work with A&R and production teams to ensure on time delivery of albums and marketing materials.

Job Requirements

Responsible, trustworthy, friendly and able to uphold our company principles at all times.

3 to 5 years of product management/music marketing experience. Preferably dealing with alternative and hard rock artists.

Existing relationships with alternative music promotional outlets and marketing partners.

Detail oriented and a strong communicator.

Proficient in all basic office computer skills (email, google suite, excel, etc.)

This role is full time and is based in our Los Angeles area headquarters.

To apply please email both a resume and cover letter as attachments to Jobs@hopelessrecords.com

Internships

Atlantic Records’ Internship Program is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about the music industry. This multidimensional, educational program begins by matching students to specific departments across Atlantic, based on their interests, for a semester-long internship. Atlantic offers internships all year in the summer, fall, and spring semesters.

Atlantic Records is proud of its long-standing intern program, the educational development we offer to our students, and the strong intern alumni network we’ve built.

Interested in joining a team of talented individuals? Head over to the WMG careers page to check out current job openings in the US and around the world.

Atlantic Records Internship Program

At Atlantic, you will get a well-rounded exposure to many facets of our company, learn how a major label operates, have an active role in collaborating with different teams, and receive unparalleled development opportunities.

Location & Requirements
Atlantic’s Internship Program operates in the Burbank, CA and New York, NY offices.

Candidates must meet these requirements:

• Receive academic credit for the participating semester;
• At least one prior internship or campus work experience;
• Enrolled in a four-year accredited university;
• Current sophomore or junior (or rising sophomore or junior in summer months);
• Passionate and knowledgeable about the music industry

Departments of Interest
Our internship opportunities vary by semester and location. Some of our most popular departments include A&R, Artist Development & Touring, Licensing, Marketing, Publicity, Digital Media, Promotion, Sales, Studio Services, and Video.

Candidate Interview Process
1) Connect with us when we visit your campus here , via LinkedIn, or apply online by clicking here.
2) Speak with one of our Campus Recruiters about your background, interests, and our program.
3) Interview with an industry professional in one of your top departments of interest.

Events
Some events that Atlantic interns can look forward to include: an orientation with a former intern panel, resume writing workshops, executive speaker forums, and educational mixers that allow you to meet individuals across the company.

Marketing Madness
Atlantic interns also participate in Marketing Madness, a semester-long group project where you and your team of fellow interns will be responsible for creating a mock digital marketing plan for a select Atlantic artist. Interns will be able to apply their passions and interests as a music fan into brainstorming creative ideas for our artists.

When to Apply
Summer applications open January 15 and close April 1

Fall applications open June 1 and close August 1

Spring applications open September 1 and close November 15

How to Apply
Still interested? Apply by emailing us at <internship@hopelessrecords.com> with your resume and cover letter. Tell us your favorite band right now and what you want to learn while you’re here. Be sure to include which internship you are applying for in the title of your email! We will review all submissions and if we think you are a great fit we will be in touch.

SO YOU WANNA INTERN DO YA?
Yup, we do that. Our intern spots are pretty competitive and our interns often go on to working in the music business, including at Hopeless Records. No guarantees of course, but if you are seriously interested in a career in music, this is the place for you. Please read the below in full and make sure you meet all requirements before applying!

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Must be over 18 years old.

Must be eligible to receive college credit for your internship.

Available to work at least 2 full days a week. Ideally, our interns work about 15-20 hours a week. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30am to 6:30pm. Intern schedules are flexible, but your availability will need to fit into that.

We are located in Van Nuys, CA, just outside of Los Angeles. We need you to be able to reliably commute for your internship.

Really want to do this! Our interns get a lot of perks (tickets to shows! free CDs! being around us charming people every other day!) but that only comes with hard work and commitment. Our ideal candidate has a passion for the Hopeless roster and mission!

Meet the requirements! Obviously you are here to learn and we will help you, but they are there for a reason. Don’t apply to do design work if you don’t know how.

Be flexible. Our interns specialize in certain departments, but your job will be to assist the team as a whole. Be up front about your strengths and abilities, but also be willing to hop in on projects that may not be in your area of expertise.

INTERNSHIP TERMS

Spring Intern: January – April

Summer Intern: May – August

Winter Intern (or Wintern): September – December

CREATIVE INTERNSHIP
1. GRAPHIC AND WEB

You’ll help the Marketing Department create artist-related content for use on all our social media platforms. You’ll learn about graphic design, web design, social media strategy, and how to measure analytics on the things you make!

REQUIREMENTS

Be proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
Photoshop
Illustrator
Attention to detail is a must
Basic photo editing
Basic web editing knowledge (HTML and CSS) is a plus
Up-to-date with current trends and formats of major social media platforms
Portfolios and examples of work are welcomed and encouraged
RECOMMENDED FOR : Anyone interested in a career in graphic design, social media, or advertising.

MARKETING INTERNSHIP
You’ll help the Marketing and Sales departments in tracking artist development, updating databases and calendars, and general administrative responsibilities. You’ll learn about sales and promotions, social media, and analytics.

REQUIREMENTS

Strong proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Google Sheets and Google Docs
Confidence making/receiving phone calls a must, as well as strong organizational skills
Have a passion for communicating with our audience in an engaging and unique way
Up-to-date with current trends of major social media platforms
RECOMMENDED FOR : Anyone interested in a career in sales, project management, general music industry administration, or social media marketing.

MERCH INTERNSHIP
You’ll help the Operations department in merchandise operations, managing and sorting inventory, creating and updating day-to-day systems, and more. You’ll learn inventory management, manufacturing processes, and all the behind-the-scenes info about how your favorite records get made.

REQUIREMENTS

Proficient in Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and Google Drive/Apps.
Photoshop or Illustrator is a plus, but not a necessity
If you have prior experience in graphic design, please send along links or a portfolio
Recommended for anyone interested in a career in merchandising, production or digital operations
RECOMMENDED FOR : Anyone interested in a career in merchandising, music manufacturing, and creating systems.