With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, East West, Elektra, Erato, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Bros., Warner Classics, and Warner Music Nashville, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world’s leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.
Job Title: Emerging Talent Associate
A little bit about our team:
Warner Music Group’s Emerging Talent Program (ETP) is a paid program designed to provide students with the opportunity to apply their skills and previous experiences to the music industry. This multidimensional, hands-on program begins by matching students to specific departments across WMG’s companies, based on their interests, for a semester-long experience. ETP is offered during the summer, fall and spring semesters.
ADA (Alternative Distribution Alliance)
Nashville Center of Excellence (COE)
Warner Music Nashville (WMN)
Warner Bros. Records (WBR)
Warner Music Latina (WML)
WEA (Warner Elektra Atlantic)
Why this could be your next big break:
The ideal Emerging Talent Associate candidate will be passionate and knowledgeable about the music industry and its trends and embody Warner Music Group’s core values. Candidates must be professionally motivated and driven to make a career in this ever changing industry. We are looking for individuals who have a track record of success in a similar role and who has had experience with various parts of the music industry.
Here you’ll get to:
Upon joining our team, associates are fully immersed in the day-to-day activities of their assigned department. They will participate in strategic meetings, help to solve key business issues, network with our senior leadership, and offer their ideas and perspectives in order to further WMG’s global success. In addition to gaining unparalleled industry experience, working as an Emerging Talent Associate ensures that you will obtain access to incredible development opportunities, such as our Capstone Project where students will develop a business idea for Warner Music Group, based off of their department, present in front of our executives and gain real time feedback on their ideas.
Rockstar candidates will be able to:
- Be enrolled in an accredited university or college
- Be a senior or graduate student
- Have completed at least two previous internships in the music, media, entertainment, or tech industries
It would be music to our ears if you also had:
- Professional goals that align with Warner Music Group’s core values and business objectives
- Exceptional written/verbal communication skills
- Strong passion and knowledge of the music industry/media
- Prior work experience (part-time/summer) preferred
- Leadership experience on or off campus preferred
- Digital/technical savvy required
Interested in being our next summer associate? Here are our areas of opportunity:
- Brand Partnerships
- Business and Legal Affairs
- Business Development
- Internal Audit
- International Marketing
- Label Operations
- Radio Promotions
Why join us?
Warner Music Group is proud of its Emerging Talent Program , the professional development we offer to our WMG students, and the alumni network we’ve built across the country. Warner Music Group is all about our people. We are one global company made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.
It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and the people behind the music, every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart from the rest of the industry by embracing a philosophy of innovation that is part of our company’s DNA.
Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the biggest forces in music today.
Thanks for your interest in working for Warner Music Group. We love it here, and think you will too.
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