May 21, 2014

Internships with Palaver Records in Nashville, TN

Palaver Records, and independent label based in Nashville, TN has an internship opening. Palaver is looking for a self-motivated, deadline oriented individual who can take direction well and is passionate about selling music, promoting live shows and assisting artists at various stages of their career.

About Palaver Records:
Palaver Records is a multi-faceted independent music label located in Nashville, Tennessee. Palaver Records has a passion for creating and supporting good music, with the academic and professional experience to back it up.

Palaver Records Mission Statement:
At Palaver Records, we realize it is not an affiliation with a record label that makes a music act successful, but a partnership between artists and their representation. Our drive is to become more than representation, but a community of talented professionals who provide for artists at all levels of success. Our far-reaching expertise allows us to work with any artist, and to meet a countless variety of needs. Always learning, our knowledge of current technologies is relentlessly up to date. At Palaver Records, each artist is viewed uniquely, and we consider ourselves partners and collaborators at all levels. With shared responsibility, we can all become successful, honor our core values, and reach a lot more ears.

Departments and tasks would include, but not be limited to:

Record Label:
  • Be a part of brainstorming/planning sessions
  • Attend meetings with artists and take notes
  • Help in drafting of agreements
Live Show Promotion:
  • Edit poster in photoshop
  • Place order of posters with local print company
  • Pick up posters and post in designated places around town
  • Create Facebook event pages, keep updated and promote with posts
  • Submit show info to print and online publications
Palaver Publishing:
  • Research music directors for TV shows, Movies, Specific Companies
  • Pitch specific songs for use in TV shows, commercials/ads, Movies
  • Keep notes on all pitch progress
Palaver Booking:
  • Research Casinos, Country Clubs, Venues talent buyers
  • Call or email talent buyer pitch act
  • Schedule follow up calls or emails
  • Negotiate price and terms of appearance
  • Keep notes on all booking progress

To Apply: 
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