DMP is defining music rights management in the digital age. Established in 2007, the Company focuses on the development, management and acquisition of song copyrights. Its music publishing division, Downtown Music Publishing, now represents over 60,000 titles by such diverse names as John Lennon & Yoko Ono, Hans Zimmer, Motley Crue, Ellie Goulding, Neon Trees, Jewel, Santigold, Social Distortion, Seal, One Direction and Trevor Horn. DMP Group’’s portfolio also includes Songtrust, dms.FM, MAS: Music And Strategy and the Downtown Music Studios.
About this Job
We are looking for an Assistant in New York City to work directly with the Executive Team. The ideal person is detail oriented enough to keep us organized across multiple business units but personable and flexible enough to engage with our diverse client base. We are looking for someone who is interested in learning about the challenges of operating a fast-growing music rights management business. It is important that this person can juggle a range of responsibilities with self-confidence and humility.
Responsibilities will include:
-Provide high-level administrative support
-Handle information requests and interface with clients, colleagues and partners around the world
-Calendar management including coordination of complex executive and artist meetings
-Perform clerical functions such as preparing correspondence and receiving visitors
-Coordinate marketing initiatives, update company website and social media presence
-Assist with the creation of Keynote and/or PowerPoint presentations
-Organize team events, socials, offsite meetings, etc…
-Cover local client shows and industry events
-Coordinate travel on as-needed basis
-Coordinate certain logistics for visiting clients and senior executives
-BA or BS degree with a strong academic background
-Ability to quickly learn new tools and technologies; Interest and experience in using technology and the Internet to improve work efficiency.
-Expectation of complete confidentiality on all business matters.
-Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of people and job functions.
-Excellent organizational, multitasking, and written communication skills
-Database management experience
-Strong knowledge of both Google Drive and MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
-Ability to remain energetic and positive in a fast paced environment
-Entrepreneurial spirit and desire for constant improvement
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Friendly, approachable demeanor
-Flexibility with regards to job responsibilities
-Active Twitter and Instagram user
-Fluency in French and/or Spanish a plus
In addition to a competitive salary, the position includes comprehensive health and disability insurance, a 401(k) plan, transportation benefits (including free Citibike membership) and an amazing Soho loft to work from.
Please send your resume and cover letter detailing why you are interested in the position along with links to any and all social media (not including Facebook) to Jobs@Dmpgroup.com. Please also send us the name of your favorite song in the Downtown catalog and why.