Employment Opportunities

Theodore Presser is one of the country’s oldest classical music publishers. Located in King of Prussia, PA, the company maintains its own production, editorial, performance promotion and licensing & copyright departments as well as a full-service print shop and a distribution center housing 6 million copies of music. We also assist many orchestras, ensembles and universities throughout the world with our music rental and custom print departments.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Sales Administrator


Theodore Presser Company is seeking a Sales Administrator. The ideal candidate is intelligent, dynamic and familiarity with classical and/or educational music.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Processing customer orders by entering them into business management software (MS Dynamics NAV)
  • Digital asset and inventory maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Work as liaison between Sales team and outside vendors
  • Preparing and processing purchase orders for imported materials
  • Various support functions for Sales team as needed
  • VReports to Sales Manager

Qualifications/Experience required:

  • BA/BS degree preferred, major/minor in music related fields a plus
  • Knowledge/background in classical and/or educational music is essential
  • High attention to detail for data entry and order processing
  • Superior time-management skills
  • Superior organization and follow up skills to ensure responsibilities and goals are met within defined deadlines
  • Comfortable in a changing environment, with multitasking and with learning new systems and processes
  • Proactive and creative problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Effective communication skills: active listening skills and a cheerful, friendly and courteous demeanor
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Familiarity with databases/ERPs a plus

To apply, please send resume and cover letter – in which you should refer to your knowledge of/background in music – to jobs@presser.com.

Accounting Assistant


Theodore Presser Company is seeking a full-time Accounting Assistant. Part-time and flexible hour options are also available.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assisting with A/R collections and contacting customers on delinquent accounts
  • Working with the sales team to resolve account issues
  • Sending monthly statements
  • Assembling daily cash and credit card receipts
  • Entering invoices for accounts payable
  • Data entry for incoming royalties
  • Generating annual/quarterly royalty statements according to schedule
  • Assisting in general administrative and accounting tasks
  • Reports to accounting manager

Qualifications/Experience required:

  • College degree preferred
  • Accounting experience a plus
  • General knowledge of accounts payable and cash receipts applications a plus
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and solve problems with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word)
  • General knowledge about (classical) music and music publishing industry is a plus but not necessary

Full-time position offers an attractive benefits package, which includes health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, short term disability and a 401-K plan as well as paid time off.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter including salary requirements to jobs@presser.com. In your cover letter, please describe your accounting and/or royalty experience (if any) and why you are interested in this job.

Editor, Falls House Press


Falls House Press seeks a part-time editor to build its flute choir repertoire along with recital music and teaching resources.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Review and solicit new publications consistent with the focus and strengths of the existing Falls House catalog.
  • Work with composers, arrangers, and engravers through the editorial and production process.
  • Work with sales and marketing departments to promote and sell new publications.
  • Analyze and review sales of the catalog.
  • Assist marketing and sales departments in promoting the catalog.

Qualifications/Experience required:

  • Ability to evaluate the market potential of music through scores and/or recordings.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently and complete projects.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Experience in composing, arranging, engraving, conducting, promotion, cover design, and graphics field is a plus.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@presser.com.

Book Assembly Clerks


Theodore Presser Company is seeking a Book Assembly Clerk for our print shop.

Responsibilities:

  • Cutting, folding, collating and binding of sheet music books
  • Add inserts, affix CDs
  • Willingness to be trained on and use of various binding and finishing equipment
  • General organization and upkeep of assembly/preparation areas
  • Monitoring printers

Qualifications/Experience required:

  • High School Diploma
  • General knowledge of (classical) music
  • Familiarity with musical scores and parts
  • Basic math skills and number retention/recognition
  • Basic computer skills
  • Organized and systematic
  • Strong attention to detail and quality
  • Clear communication skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to operate well under time constraints and deadlines

This is a position that will be physical at times and require continual standing, walking and moderate to heavy lifting (typically 5-30 lbs).

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@presser.com. Please mention if you are familiar with (classical) music.

Warehouse Clerks

Material Handling Clerk

Theodore Presser Company is seeking Material Handling Clerks for the warehouse with high energy and positive attitudes. Full-time and part-time temporary positions available. Temporary employees have the opportunity to move into permanent positions. We are also looking for temporary summer workers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Processing incoming shipments of stock
  • Fulfilling customer orders (outgoing shipments)
  • Performing other warehousing, customer service and inventory duties as necessary

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Basic knowledge of (classical) music a plus, but not required
  • Basic computer skills
  • Moderate typing/data entry experience
  • Basic math skills and number matching ability
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills
  • Clear communication skills
  • Ability to get along well with others in a team environment
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced work environment

This is a physical position that requires continual standing, walking, moderate to heavy lifting (typically 10-30 lbs but sometimes as heavy as 70lbs), and frequent bending.Excellent benefits package after 3 months of full-time employment.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@presser.com.


Shipping/Receiving Clerk

Theodore Presser Company is seeking a Shipping/Receiving Clerk. We are looking for an organized, detail-oriented individual with a positive attitude.

Full-time temporary position with the opportunity to move into a permanent position.

Responsibilities include:

  • Receiving inventory into database (Microsoft Dynamics NAV)
  • Register all physical activity within database (NAV)
  • Physically put away inventory into hand stock and bulk locations
  • Schedule foreign and domestic freight shipments, both inbound and outbound
  • Processing incoming shipments of stock
  • Fulfilling customer orders (outgoing shipments)>
  • Performing other warehousing and inventory duties as necessary

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Basic knowledge of (classical) music a plus, but not required
  • Prior shipping/receiving experience
  • Experience with database/ERP system a plus
  • Forklift experience a plus
  • Basic understanding of MS Excel
  • Basic math skills and number matching ability
  • Moderate typing/data entry experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced work environment

The person hired for this position will be trained. This is a physical position that requires continual standing, walking, moderate to heavy lifting (typically 10-30 lbs. but up to 75 lbs.) and frequent bending.

Excellent benefits package after 3 months of full-time employment.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@presser.com.

Internship Program

Theodore Presser Company is looking for summer interns.

We are offering students the opportunity to enhance their resumes with real work experience. This is a great opportunity for students looking to gain hands-on knowledge and experience in the music publishing world.

Internship opportunities will be available in the following departments:

  • Production
  • Perfomrance Promotion
  • Royalties

We are currently accepting applications for the summer 2016 semester. We offer flexible schedules to accommodate students. The interns will receive a stipend of $4.00 an hour.

The successful candidate will be a current undergraduate or graduate student who is passionate about music and the arts, experienced in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word and Excel), is detail-oriented and possesses excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with people in a respectful and efficient manner. While candidates do not need to be a music student, some experience with music is helpful and some tasks require a basic knowledge of music.

To apply, please send a current resume and cover letter to jobs@presser.com.

Candidates responding to job postings must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States.