Manager, A&R Analytics

| Los Angeles, CA, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 70,000-75,000 Annually
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About Sony Music Entertainment

At Sony Music Entertainment, we fuel the creative journey. We’ve played a pioneering role in music history, from the first-ever music label to the invention of the flat disc record. We’ve nurtured some of music’s most iconic artists and produced some of the most influential recordings of all time.

Today, we work in more than 70 countries, supporting a diverse roster of international superstars, developing and independent artists, and visionary creators. From our position at the intersection of music, entertainment, and technology, we bring imagination and expertise to the newest products and platforms, embrace new business models, employ breakthrough tools, and provide powerful insights that help our artists push creative boundaries and reach new audiences. In everything we do, we’re committed to artistic integrity, transparency, and entrepreneurship.

Sony Music Entertainment is a member of the Sony family of global companies.


As the Manager, A&R Analytics:  

What you'll do:

  • Research and evaluate new music performance using a variety of internal and external platforms
  • Monitor music blogs and digital magazines for music premieres and top chart/playlist placements
  • Generate weekly reports and lead meetings to brief team on artists of interest
  • Work with the analytics team to develop queries, dashboards, and other identification tools
  • Create artist-specific reports detailing audience growth and consumption relative to similar artists
  • Compile and monitor stream count and social media metrics for priority artists
  • Identify and interpret relevant data in the context of the current music landscape
  • Assess and summarize tendencies in consumption source across genres/subgenres
  • Proactively identify additional areas for analysis and identification of new artists
  • Track global independent artists and labels, identify potential partnership opportunities

Who you are:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience at a record label or other related media companies
  • Strong passion for music, specifically discovering new music
  • In-depth knowledge of the independent music landscape and associated information sources (blogs, magazines, etc.)
  • Prior experience (including internships) in an A&R and/or data-driven role
  • Expertise with aggregating and manipulating robust sets of data to draw tangible insights
  • Proficiency with SQL, Python, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Ability to quickly acclimate with internal data analysis tools, experience with Looker a plus
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with music monitoring platforms such as Music Connect, Mediabase, and Indify
  • A team player that is not afraid to roll up their sleeves to help out the team
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 

What we give you:

  • You join an inclusive, collaborative and global community where you have the opportunity to channel your passion every day  
  • A modern office environment designed to foster productivity, creativity, and teamwork empowering you to bring your best 
  • An attractive and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life & disability coverage, and 401K + employer matching 
  • Voluntary benefits like company-paid identity theft protection and resources for pets, mental health and meditation resources, industry-leading fertility coverage, fully paid leave for childbirth or bonding, fully paid leave for caregivers, programs for loved ones with developmental disabilities and neurodiversity, subsidized back-up child and elder care, and reimbursement for adoption, surrogacy, tuition, and student loans 
  • Investment in your professional growth and development enabling you to thrive in our vibrant community.  
  • The space to accelerate progress, positively disrupt, and create what happens next  
  • Time off for a winter recess

Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

The anticipated annual base salary does not include any other compensation components or other benefits that an individual may be eligible for.  The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.

California Pay Range

$70,000$75,000 USD

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