A&R Lead Platoon US

Culver City, CA 90232
  • Job Code
    200280571
Summary

Summary

Posted: Sep 8, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200280571

The people here at Apple don't just create products - they create the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entir...Summary

Summary

Posted: Sep 8, 2021

Weekly Hours: 40

Role Number:200280571

The people here at Apple don't just create products - they create the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it!

As part of Apple, Platoon is a creative artist services company that nurtures and builds the careers of independent artists. We are executing the vision to develop original music and visual content - while leaving artists free to be who they want and distribute their music where they want. The company is best known for working at an early stage emerging and established artists - including Jorja Smith, Billie Eilish, Victoria Mont, Yebba, and Mr. Eazi.

We are now in search of an ambitious and motivated music executive with robust A&R experience to join Platoon in Los Angeles.

Key Qualifications

  • Passionate about music of all genres
  • Proven experience in hip-hop, rap, and R&B or pop
  • Demonstrate relevant music and artist relations experience
  • Utilize early indications of data and digital platform traction to spot rising artists
  • Exhibits a rare ability to discover, champion and develop new talent
  • Build on and leverage strong network of music creation experts; including writers, engineers, producers, song-writers
  • Strong understanding of the global landscape and experience developing and executing campaigns with artists, managers, strategic partners and wider teams
  • Experience in handling production budgets, studio timelines and identifying relevant business affairs issues
  • Consistent track record of meeting deadlines and taking initiative to make confident and well-informed decisions.
  • You work well under pressure, are results-oriented, upbeat, and focused, with a strong passion to learn and succeed
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills, and a strong sense of professionalism

Description

As the A&R Lead for Platoon, you will be responsible for working with the entire Platoon team, our artists and for leveraging key touch points across the industry. You will lead our US efforts to find the best artists and provide an unparalleled creative resource for our existing roster.

You will be responsible for working with the entire Platoon team, our artists and for leveraging key touch points across the industry. You will lead our US efforts to find the best artists and provide an unparalleled creative resource for our existing roster.

You will identify, work with, and nurture world-class musical talent. You will be encouraged to grow and connect an ever widening network, of producers, engineers, writers and artists to empower our roster to reach a higher level.

This position is a unique opportunity to help lead Platoon's efforts in an ever-evolving, critical space. The ideal candidate is highly strategic, resourceful, creative, entrepreneurial and collaborative.

Education & Experience

BS/BA degree preferred, with strong music and proven A&R background

Additional Requirements

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