Australasian music rights management organisation APRA AMCOS held two annual general meetings in Sydney yesterday. Re-elected to the APRA Board were Writer Jenny Morris and Publisher Damian Trotter (Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia). Writers Bic Runga and Jonathan Zwartz and Publisher Andrew Jenkins (Universal Music Publishing) were newly elected to the Board.
Do you love music? Are you obsessed with finding out how your favourite artist went from making their first song to then having it streamed millions of times around the world? Ever wondered what it’s like to work right at the heart of one of the most successful major labels?
Sony Music Academy is offering the opportunity to be apart of their 2020 Sony Music intern program!
Sony Music are looking for exceptionally creative, bright, out-of-the-box thinking, music-loving people to join them for 12 month full-time paid internships.
You’ll need to be ready to roll your sleeves up and get involved supporting our fast-paced teams. You won’t be job-hopping, you’ll be working as part of Sony Music’s super busy teams within the business by learning on the job and gaining some insight and experience to kick-start your career in the music industry.
This incredible opportunity will provide you with exposure to the music industry and your output during this time will directly impact the success of our artists. You will learn and develop your skills from within Sony Music’s unique environment and work alongside its well-respected workforce, whilst being mentored to ignite and inspire your creativity and passion for the industry.
Sony Music are offering a placement in their Brisbane office, with other opportunities in Sydney and Melbourne.
During the internship, you will be placed for at least 6 months at a time, with a maximum of two different departments, depending on your area of preference and skill set. The departments we are currently offering placements in are:
- Communications & PR
- Artist Relations
- Creative Team – “SGO”
- Australian Artists Marketing
- International Artists Marketing
- Commercial Music Group
- Digital Sales
- Data & Analytics
- Business & Legal Affairs
- The Orchard
Applications close September 22.
Spill City has an awesome internship opportunity for an individual who is looking to break into the Music/Arts industry and/or learn the ropes of Events Management.
Spill City is a quarterly, multi-arts platform for artists and musicians to offer new perspectives, ask questions and spill ideas. We’re all about creating an accepting and diverse space with a broad showcase of talent focusing on interactivity and participation.
Spill City events provide an opportunity for makers to reach a new demographic and share an innovative zone with like-minded, creative creatures.
Starting just over a year ago, they have put on 5 volumes at one if Brisbane’s most iconic Fortitude Valley venues; the zoo, collaborated with the UQ Union to create workshops for students and were also involved in BIGSOUND’s 2019 showcase event.
The internship will be one day a week (5hrs) over two months with lunch provided. Previous experience is not necessary, however, you will need your own laptop. A passion for the music or arts industry and a willingness to learn is what the Spill City team is looking for! Underrepresented people are absolutely encouraged to apply.
Applications close October 12.
Lefty’s Old Time Music Hall
There's nothing quite like Lefty's! Incredible live music and awarded the "Best Bar in Brisbane Australia" by Gourmet Traveller and the Bartender Magazine's highest industry award, Lefty's Old Time Music Hall is truly one of the most unique venues in Brisbane.
Lefty’s are looking for a positive, honest, genuine and engaged person to join their team.
This hands-on and fast-paced role is to maintain and ensure the venue exceeds guest expectations and to lead, manage and develop your team to assist you in this pursuit. Your focus will be on customer service, coordinating daily operations of the business, leading a dedicated team and ensuring efficient and effective operational performance for business growth.
City of Gold Coast
Are you passionate about the music industry? Join the dynamic Arts and Culture team delivering the Music Action Plan 2021 (MAP) for the City of Gold Coast.
You will be responsible for senior level coordination of the delivery of key actions of MAP 2021, with a focus on providing an effective interface with the music industry and building internal and external partnerships.
The position is responsible for mapping and negotiating the various function areas of council in relation to engaging with the music industry. Your key objective is the streamlining of communication and service provision; identification of efficiencies across council.
Extensive knowledge of the music industry, combined with excellent stakeholder management and project management skills is essential. Utilise your professional and technical knowledge to develop new approaches to complex problems.
Applications close October 2.
QMusic is proud to announce the top four finalists of the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship: Jack Bratt, Harriette Pilbeam (Hatchie), Georgia Potter (Moreton) and Leanne Tennant. The winner of the 2019 Grant McLennan Fellowship will be announced at a ceremony to be held in Brisbane on Wednesday 11 December 2019.
Congratulations to MARLOE who will be heading down to Electronic Music Conference (EMC) next week to attend the conference, co-write one-on-one with Akacia and sit down with 120 Publishing to learn about how an emerging artists publishing can be built into an incredibly valuable revenue stream.
GYROstream are bringing their huge artist discovery and development competition 'Big Boost' back for 2019. Big Boost aims to give artists the leg up they need to take their music global and they've put together a whopping $10,000 prize pack for the lucky winner.
WAAX, Hatchie and Bree Tranter dominate the stacked list of Queenslanders nominated for the 2019 National Live Music Awards (NLMAs)! Topping the overall list of nominees for the 54 awards are Stella Donnelly and Electric Fields who hold six and five nominations, respectively.
The 2020 Queensland Music Awards (QMAs), produced by QMusic and taking place on Tuesday 3 March 2020 at The Fortitude Music Hall, has unveiled an exciting new Major Award category with the Emerging Artist Of The Year Award.
Open to all early-career Queensland musicians, entries are open now and close midnight, Thursday 24 October 2019.