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Theodore Presser Company is one of America's oldest and most prestigious music publishers serving the music community worldwide. Our catalog contains a large and diverse selection of music literature from the educational field to concert music. In addition we maintain an extensive rental library which makes available chamber, opera, ballet, and symphonic music material of outstanding quality to professional and educational performing organizations.

A little about our team.

Based in Malvern, PA, our agile team is large enough to be a leader in the industry yet small enough for each employee to make a difference. Still growing with a tight-knit team and a pleasant working environment, we are looking for motivated individuals with high energy and positive attitudes and also offer long-term growth opportunities for high performing individuals.

Book Assembler

The Theodore Presser Company is seeking a full-time Book Assembler to work the evening shift in our print-shop. This position is based in our Malvern office. No experience required.

A Little About Our Team

Based in Malvern, PA, our agile team is large enough to be a leader in the industry yet small enough for each employee to make a difference. Still growing with a tight-knit team and a pleasant working environment, we are looking for motivated individuals with high energy and positive attitudes and also offer long-term growth opportunities for high performing individuals.

This Could Be Your Chance!

Whether you are coming back into the workforce after losing employment due to COVID, a student recently graduating from school looking for a full-time job, an active musician looking to learn more about music publishing and the production of sheet music, or a motivated person looking to learn about a new industry, this position is great for anyone looking for a stable full time job in a friendly environment with growth opportunity. For full-time employees, we offer generous benefits after three months with perks such as employee discounts for sheet music, and bi-annual trips to New York for summer picnics.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitor and fulfill print-on-demand orders for sale and orchestra performances
  • Assemble sheet music books and orchestra performance sets
  • Add title pages, copyright statements, and blank pages for page turns to pdfs when needed
  • Ship print-on-demand orders from our Malvern office
  • Scan paper scores and parts from our archives to create digital files
  • Evaluate performance materials for usability and completeness
  • Cut, fold, collate, bind, and organize sheet music
  • Making boxes for outbound LTL print shop shipments
  • Shrink-wrapping assembled books
  • Monitor and send print jobs to printers
  • Moderate use of heavy machinery
  • Update our internal online database of works in progress
  • Constantly monitor printed components for quality control issues
  • Making boxes for outbound LTL print shop shipments
  • Shrink-wrapping assembled books
  • Wrapping pallets to prepare weekly print shop shipments for pickup from our logistics company

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • Basic knowledge of (classical) music is required
  • Basic math skills and number matching ability
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel a plus
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to get along well with others in a team environment
  • Good organizational skills

Our regular hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday with possibility for flexible hours. No prior work experience is required. We are located in the Great Valley Corporate Center in Malvern, PA, minutes from I-76, PA turnpike, 422 and 202 and right by a bus stop.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter. Please specify whether you are looking for full-time or part-time work.

Rental Associate

Join our Rental Department.

The Rental Department manages music in genres ranging from large orchestral works, operas and ballets, to chamber music for small ensembles. Our rental team services the performance needs of ensembles including professional and amateur orchestras, college and school ensembles, churches and individual performers worldwide. In conjunction with providing printed music for performance, we are positioned to meet increasing demand for digital delivery of music as ensembles embrace the use of technology for performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering effective customer service
  • Processing customer orders by entering them into rental inventory and order processing system (software HLMSW)
  • Order fulfillment and returns: selection of rental music sets, packaging and shipping, check-in returned sets after performances
  • Prepare and deliver music materials digitally
  • Coordinating with print shop to produce new scores and parts
  • Assist with organizing and manipulating PDFs
  • Responding to customer quote inquiries
  • Preparing and processing customer invoices
  • Assist in maintaining an organized library
  • Special projects
  • Physical Requirements: Must be able to safely climb step ladders to access some inventory; routine handling packages of music, and occasional handling of heavy boxes
  • Reports to Rental Manager

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree preferred, major/minor in music related fields a plus
  • Knowledge/background in classical music a plus
  • Digitally savvy: is very comfortable with technology, and with learning and using new systems and applications.
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Ability to work independently
  • Extraordinary customer service commitment
  • Effective communication skills: professional, cheerful and courteous demeanor
  • Comfortable in a changing environment, and with learning new processes
  • Familiarity with engraving software programs a plus

Compensation will depend upon prior experience. Excellent benefits package offered after 3 months of employment.

Accounting and Royalties Assistant

Join Our Royalty Department.

If you’ve ever been interested in music or the publishing world, this role is your chance to work with super smart people and learn what it takes to manage the back of house operations. We are looking for a highly motivated, dedicated, self-starter to serve as a full time Accounting and Royalties Assistant.

Responsibilities include:

  • Keeping track of income from the sales, licensing, and rental of music

  • Produce royalty statements

  • Working with the Rental department on incoming invoices.

  • 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 the royalty manager and the controller

Requirements:

  • College degree preferred

  • Ideally 1-2 years accounting experience

  • General knowledge of accounts payable and cash receipts applications

  • Ability to multitask, set priorities and solve problems with minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to details

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong work ethic 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 your salary requirements/history. In your cover letter, please describe your accounting and/or royalty experience (if any) and why you are interested in this role.

Graduate Internship in Music Publishing Company

Theodore Presser Company is looking for an intern who is a recent graduate or graduate student and has time to work 3-4 days per week on projects in various departments (Promotion, Production, Rental and Royalties). This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on knowledge and real work experience in the music publishing industry.

About the Company

Theodore Presser Company is one of America's oldest and most prestigious music publishers serving the music community worldwide. Our catalog contains a large and diverse selection of music literature from the educational field to concert music. In addition we maintain an extensive rental library which makes available chamber, opera, ballet, and symphonic music material of outstanding quality to professional and educational performing organizations.

A little about our team

Based in Malvern, PA, our agile team is large enough to be a leader in the industry yet small enough for each employee to make a difference. Still growing with a tight-knit team and a pleasant working environment, we are looking for motivated individuals with high energy and positive attitudes and also offer long-term growth opportunities for high performing individuals.

Projects may include (depending on department):

  • Proofread music and written material
  • Sort archival scores
  • Digitize sheet music and manuscript masters
  • Reorganize orchestra music library
  • Data entry and clean-up
  • Entering customer orders in ERP system
  • Adding and maintaining products to online retailers’ websites
  • Organizing, filing, photocopying, miscellaneous administrative tasks
  • Various support functions for different departments as needed

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree, preferably in music or business
  • Strong music background is essential
  • Experience with music notation software a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and advanced skills in MS Excel
  • Familiarity with databases or ERP systems a plus
  • Familiarity with e-mail marketing clients, WordPress and iMovie a plus
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite a plus
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Proactive and creative problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Writing and proofreading skills
  • Comfortable with multitasking and with learning new systems and processes
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a fast-paced environment

This is a paid internship. A successful internship may lead to a full-time position if an opening becomes available. Many of our former interns have joined us as full-time employees.

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

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@presser.com

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

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