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A&R Assistant, Unified Songs

  • 31st March 2021
  • South East, Remote/Online
  • Part time
  • Paid (£15k-20k pro rata)
  • music
  • Ashley Hicklin


Unified Songs is a Music Publishing & Management company, representing songwriters & producers.

We're looking for an A&R to join our Creative Publishing team. You'll be managing/maintaining our catalogue of songs and taking care of our writers/producers.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Manage, maintain and update the roster on projects, set up cowrites, pitch songs, provide feedback on songs, arrange writing sessions and answer queries.
  • Pitch songs from the Unified catalogue worldwide to A&Rs/management.
  • Liaise with song plugging affiliates on briefs, songs and writers to work together to obtain cuts.
  • Coordinate cowrites between Unified signed writers/artists and other co-writers.
  • Work with other members of the Creative/A&R team to find opportunities for their writers and help other members of the team.
  • Send Unified songs to A&R Admin Manager for registration.
  • Saving all new songs sent in to our database.
  • Update the Creative/A&R team regarding holds/cuts.
  • Send released songs information to Admin Manager, including the final versions of songs and splits information.

Your Profile:

  • A genuine love/passion for music.
  • Organised with excellent time management and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional people skills.
  • Motivated and hungry to find and develop talent.
  • Commercial awareness of the market and music industry developments
  • Ability to work under pressure and deadlines.
  • Solid office skills (this is an administrative role, so being proficient with email/excel/word/google drive is essential).
  • A team player with a can-do attitude
  • Due to covid you'll be working from home initially, but we'll be giving full guidance/training on all aspects of your work/role via regular zoom calls.

So what's in it for you?

  • Excellent development opportunities.
  • A fun and sociable office & virtual office environment.
  • Meeting and working with talented songwriters & producers.

Additional Info:

This will be initially a part-time role for 8 hours per week. Later it will progress to a full time role with 40 hours per week. Permanent position.

You'll be working remotely, but we'll be given full guidance/training on all aspects of your work/role via regular zoom calls.

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