Associate Director of Communications & Marketing

Warner Music Group

Associate Director of Communications & Marketing

Job Description:

With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Cordless, East West, Elektra, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Rykodisc, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.     

Job Title: Associate Director of Communications & Marketing

A little bit about our team:

Warner Music Group’s Communications and Marketing team is responsible for the company’s internal and external brand and reputation. We manage press inquiries, write announcements, prep executives for speeches, manage the company’s social media accounts, host events, create advertising, and much more. We are a small but mighty team who shares a passion for music and the artists and songwriters we support.  

We seek an Associate Director to support the department’s media relations activities. The successful candidate will develop and execute communications plans for WMG’s business including executive appointments and business deal announcements.

The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills, superior organizational skills, a willingness to work as part of a team, and a love of music. The Associate Director will report to the Vice President, Communications & Marketing.

You’ll get to:

  • Prepare senior executives for national and local print and broadcast interviews, speaking engagements—including drafting briefing materials, talking points, Q&As
  • Coordinate photo, print and broadcast media requests for WMG’s senior executives
  • Draft and distribute WMG press releases to key national and trade media contacts
  • Maintain relationships with key reporters across music, tech and business trade outlets
  • Act as a spokesperson and champion for WMG and its leadership
  • Create social media strategies for select projects and campaigns
  • Create content for WMG’s website and social channels
  • Write content for WMG’s internal newsletter, intranet and company-wide memos

You’ll be the fit for this role if:

  • 6-8 years relevant experience preferred within communications, including media relations, internal communications, and social media
  • Ideal candidate will have agency background or agency-orientated attitude to serving in-house “clients”
  • Proven ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with a broad array of employees and constituents 
  • Experience working with and effectively influencing senior management
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal/conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and visual communications skills, including superior editing and proofreading abilities
  • Experience identifying communication opportunities
  • Strong love of music

Why join us?

Warner Music Group is all about our people. We are one global company made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.

It is the mission of every member of the WMG team around the world to create a nurturing environment for artists, songwriters, and fellow employees at every stage of their career. We strive to set WMG apart from the rest of the industry by embracing a philosophy of innovation that is part of our company's DNA. 

Consider a career at WMG and be a part of one of the biggest forces in music today. 

Love this job and want to apply?

Click the “Apply” link at the top of the page, or apply directly with your LinkedIn profile. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your LinkedIn profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.

If you meet all of the qualifications of the role listed above, one of our lead recruiters will be in touch with you to schedule an interview. Don’t be discouraged if you don’t hear from us right away. We’re taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for Warner Music Group. We love it here, and think you will too.

Our Company is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national Origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, familial status, military or veteran status, or any other legal recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws and the Company complies with all applicable reasonable accommodation requirements which such laws may require.  Accordingly, please inform the Company’s Human Resources representative if you need an accommodation in order for you to complete any employment application-related forms or otherwise to participate in the application or selection process for the position for which you are applying. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity and will enable applicants to participate in the application and selection process and for employees to perform the essential functions of their jobs without imposing undue hardship on our Company.   The Company also will make reasonable accommodations to an applicants or employee’s religious beliefs and practices as may be required by law, unless an undue hardship would result. 

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