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CV, Music Industry Co-ordinator Seeking Work in Los Angeles, CA

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 21711

List top 5 skills: attention to detail, problem solving, project co-ordination, tight deadlines
Short Bio:

Ambitious project co-ordinator with a broad understanding of the product release process within a major record company. Experienced in working to tight deadlines within a busy and fast paced environment, a focused team player who can work autonomously and prioritise effectively. A diligent self-starter who uses initiative, has a strong attention to detail, and has the continued ability to stay calm under pressure.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Marketing, Admin and Clerical, other

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

United States



Profile

Ambitious project co-ordinator with a broad understanding of the product release process within a major record company. Experienced in working to tight deadlines within a busy and fast paced environment, a focused team player who can work autonomously and prioritise effectively. A diligent self-starter who uses initiative, has a strong attention to detail, and has the continued ability to stay calm under pressure.

Expertise include:

• Seeing projects to completion, from set-up to final delivery, through effective team work and initiative.

• Organising and updating schedules, keeping track of all deadlines.

• Turning projects around in extremely short time frames.

• Liaising with a wide variety of people for a successful release; from internal departments such as A&R and A&R admin, production, sales, and marketing, to external contacts such as producers, artist management, studios and artwork designers.

• Creating and proofreading label copy for physical and digital artwork.

• Understanding of manufacturing process and packaging requirements for different types of releases.

Career Summary

August 2012 –Present,
Sony Music Entertainment. 9 Derry Street, London.

Label Co-ordination Assistant: (Lead label co-ordinator for Sony CMG TV Department)

Duties involve working with a wide variety of contacts to co-ordinate the successful release of frontline TV advertised compilations and artist projects. Liaising with a wide variety of internal and external contacts to ensure they have what they need to complete jobs. Keeping schedules regularly updated and circulated, making sure all relevant people are aware of deadlines. Working on a number of projects simultaneously, being attentive to detail and being able to use initiative and prioritise wisely. Keeping calm and problem solving under pressure, as well as being pro-active in difficult situations. Turning projects around quickly. Having an understanding of all aspects of a major label, especially, but not limited to: Production, A&R administration, Marketing, Sales, and Digital Operations.

Achievements so far include working on Music Week Award Winner: ‘The Trevor Nelson Collection’, Dolly Parton – ‘Blue Smoke’ UK release, and ‘Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics’. Alongside these – numerous Number 1 compilation albums, including: ‘BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge’ in 2013 & 2014.

Feb 2012 – Sept 2012
Cooking Vinyl. 12 & 13 Swainson Road, London.

Label Assistant: Duties included reception work, meeting and greeting clients, distributing promotional material within the UK and abroad, typing up metadata, general administration, having the ability to work autonomously as well as within a team.

March 2012
Cherry Red Records, Power Road Studios, London.

Work Placement: Digital and online distribution and publishing. Gained a wider understanding of the music business. Duties included: general administration, typing up metadata, uploading back catalogues, PRS / MCPS work, online distribution support.

2011
Event Management and Promotion – ‘The Vintage Party’ – Cambridge

Event Promoter / Co-Manager: Organised and put on a successful music event during University: Liaised with venue and artists alike with a professional and organised manner. Received rating of 4.5 stars out of 5, from Cambridge magazine ‘The Tab’.

2008 – 2009
Soul Survivor Watford, Graycaine Road, Watford.

Intern: Worked as part of a close team, doing various things from administrative work to organising music events. Gained leadership, organisational and administrative skills. Also involved working with high profile musicians and speakers within the Christian sector.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

• Detail-Oriented: Attentive and focused in a high pressure environment.

• Team Work: Strong team working and communication skills gained through all previous employment and through university.

• Computing: Proficient on PC and Apple operating systems, and all Microsoft office programs including word and excel. Basic photoshop and illustrator knowledge. Quick at learning new software skills.

• Administration and Organisation: Possess strong administration and organisational skills gained through all previous employment, but especially current role.

Qualifications

2009 – 2012
Anglia Ruskin University

BA (Hons) Popular Music – 2:1

Modules included:

• Music Business

• Live Event Management

• Performance and composition

Dissertation – Music, Film and Semiotics: An exploration and argument into how Danny Elfman translates musical aspects of surrealism into Tim Burton’s ‘Beetlejuice’.

National Diploma Music Practice – Merit Merit Pass
Completed final major project with Distinction distinction merit.

Modules included:

• Album Launch organisation

• Funding and Financing

• Musician organisation and liaison.

2003 -2005
The Queen Katherine School, Kendal

A-Levels:

• English Language

• Sociology

• Psychology (AS)

2003

8 GCSE passes including English grade B, Science grade C, Music grade C, and Graphic Design grade B.