January 08, 2013

Internship Opportunity with MPress Records in New York

MPress Records aims to "release amazing music by innovative, multi-dimensional artists who are passionate, hard-working, love to tour and will do whatever it takes to connect with an audience. Visionaries welcome!"




MPress Records was founded over a decade ago by award-winning art-pop chanteuse, multi-instrumentalist and producer Rachael Sage. Sage, who has toured with Ani DiFranco and Lilith Fair and shared stages with artists as diverse as Sarah McLachlan, Judy Collins, Eric Burdon and Semi Precious Weapons, plays over 100 dates a year with her band The Sequins in the US, UK, Europe and Asia. Her 10 albums have charted at AAA and College radio, and have been favorably reviewed in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, The Village Voice, The Washington Post and TimeOut NY. Additionally, she is a winner of several Independent Music Awards, OUTMusic Awards, and a Grand Prize Winner in the John Lennon Songwriting Contest. 

Description:
An independent record marketing company in New York is currently seeking 1 - 2 college students to intern and help in the everyday promotions. This is a great opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the music industry.


  • Data Entry in FileMakerPro
  • Online research and promotions through blogging and social networking 
  • Tracking progress of marketing campaigns 
  • Telephone marketing and radio promotions 
  • Providing support at live events 
  • Basic office organization
Location:
New York, NY 

Requirements:
  • Love music and know where to discover, listen to, and talk about it on the web 
  • Knowledge of the ins and outs of all social networking sites 
  • Familiarity with entertainment-focused websites and current trends 
  • Ability to work as a team 
  • Great organization skills
  • Internet savvy 
  • Skills that are a MUST:
    • Mac OSX
    • FileMakerPro
    • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Skills that are a plus:
    • Photoshop
    • Quark
    • Basic HTML (photos, text, links, etc.)
  • This internship is unpaid 
To Apply:
Send your resume and cover letter to intern@mpressrecords.com