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Theodore Presser is one of the country’s oldest classical music publishers. Located in Malvern, PA, the company maintains its own production, editorial, performance promotion and licensing & copyright departments as well as a full-service print shop. 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:

Performance Promotion Coordinator

 

Theodore Presser Company and Carl Fischer Music are seeking a Performance Promotion Coordinator. The primary role of the position is to generate performances of music from both companies’ concert-music catalogs by raising awareness among concert programmers. This is a full-time position based in the New York office.

As one of the oldest music publishing companies in America, Carl Fischer Music publishes educational and contemporary classical music. Large enough to be a leader in the industry yet small enough for each employee to make a difference, the company is still growing with a tight-knit team and a friendly working environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Raise awareness of concert music works to inspire performances
  • Formulate and implement broad promotion strategies
  • Facilitate collaborative relationships with industry organizations and performing ensembles. Actively pursue opportunities to collaborate with influencers
  • Prepare Annual Composer Plans. Field and manage regular Composer requests
  • Participate in identifying potential new composers
  • Collaborate closely with EVP Marketing to manage all aspects of conventions, sale/event/collateral promotions, and print or web advertising for concert music catalogs
  • Monitor and make use of relevant performance news and reviews
  • Work with Marketing team to manage performance/event calendars, websites, blurbs, composer information, PR, email newsletters and social media for performance promotions
  • Assist in the writing and production of print and digital promotion materials including online blurbs, monthly newsletters, social media posts, etc.
  • Prepare Pulitzer Prize and Grawemeyer award submissions
  • Maintain annual departmental budget and goals for promotion activities
  • Attend industry events and concerts when and where required
  • Report directly to EVP, Marketing

Requirements:

  • 2 years related experience preferred – experience in the new music sector or promotional work with performers/ensembles considered a plus
  • BA or MA degree, ideally in Music, Arts Management or Communications
  • Knowledge of contemporary classical music essential
  • Established contacts in the classical music world in the US and overseas a plus
  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work evenings to attend occasional performances
  • Familiarity with digital marketing, newsletters, social media, blogging, podcasting, and other cross channel marketing tactics
  • Superb writing, copyediting, and proofreading skills
  • Enthusiastic, outgoing and confident communication style and excellent interpersonal and networking skills
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and familiarity with graphics, audio and video software
  • Flexible and creative thinker

Compensation will depend upon prior experience. Excellent benefits package offered after 3 months of employment. To apply, Please submit your resume and cover letter with salary history/requirements to editap@carlfischer.com

Accounting Assistant

 

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 diversified selection of music literaturefrom the educational field to concert music. In addition we maintain an extensive rental library which makes available chamber, opera, ballet, and symphonic material of outstanding quality to professional and educational performing organizations. We are based in Malvern, Pennsylvania.

A little about our team.

We strive to provide composers with the publishing expertise necessary to share their creativity with the world. Lean and efficient, our Accounting team works closely with all departments from sales, rentals, royalties, marketing and operations.

This could be your chance.

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 Assistant.

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

Requirements:

  • College degree preferred
  • Ideally 2-3 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
  • 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 to editap@carlfischer.com. In your cover letter, please describe your accounting and/or royalty experience (if any) and why you are interested in this role.

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

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