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Creative Director (A&R Publishing)


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Creative Director (A&R Publishing)


If you thrive in a collaborative environment where synergy and opportunity take centre stage, then come join BMG’s Creative A&R Publishing team!


As Creative Director, you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activity for writers on our roster. Pitching current and catalogue songs across all genres of music with a focus on the Nashville community. You will attend shows, showcases and writer rounds.


What You’ll Be Doing.

  • Pitching Current and Catalog songs to secure cuts on artists signed to major labels as well as independents.
  • Planning co-write combinations for writers and setting those writing sessions up in the calendars.
  • Scouting and recruit new talent (writers/artists/producers) to sign in a effort to generate activity.
  • Maintaining relationships with music industry peers.
  • Assisting in making sure that song information is delivered correctly and in full.
  • Listening to catalogue songs in an effort to generate activity.
  • Maintaining a positive and productive relationship with the writers you work with.


Must Haves.

  • You have prior experience within A&R Publishing.
  • You hold a solid and growing relationship with publishing peers.
  • You are collaborative and a real team player.


It’s a plus (not a must) if you have an interest in data collection and analysis.


What’s In It For You.

  • Robust medical/dental/vision packages
  • Hybrid working model
  • Flexible time off
  • $500 fitness reimbursement
  • Diverse possibilities of personal and professional development including trainings and access to
  • Dollar for dollar match of up to 6% into 401(k) after your first year with the company
  • A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for music


Are you interested? Follow the link to apply!


BMG - est. 2008 - is the world's fourth-biggest music company, the first new global player in the music business of the streaming age, and a record label and music publisher in one. Named in 2020 one of the world's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, BMG's pitch is unique - a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients. BMG's 20 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over three million songs and recordings, including many of the most renowned and successful catalogs in popular music history.

BMG's fresh approach includes production music, films, books, artist management, merchandise, neighboring rights, and live as well as music publishing and recordings off the same service platform. BMG is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann, whose other content businesses include the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House and the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr. With its multi-platform perspective, integrated technology platform and commitment to help artists maximize their income, BMG aims to be the best company in music to do business with.


Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Tennessee 

City: Nashville 

Postal Code: 37203 

Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Nashville, TN, US, 37203

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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