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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.

Accounting Assistant - Malvern, PA

Join our Accounting 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 an Accounting Assistant. Accounting Department serves many important functions of a music publishing house to keep it operating smoothly. You will get to see the inner workings of a music publishing company by working with all income and expense related activities.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Entering vendor invoices for accounts payable

  • Assisting with A/R collections and contacting customers on delinquent account

  • Reconcile credit card transactions on a monthly basis

  • Working with the sales team to resolve account issues

  • Create monthly customer statements

  • Assembling daily cash and credit card receipts

  • Assisting in general administrative and accounting tasks

  • Reports to accounting manager

What we look for in the perfect candidate:

  • Accounting experience. BA/BS degree preferred but accounting degree is not required

  • General knowledge of accounts payable and cash receipts applications

  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities and solve problems with minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

  • High attention to detail for data entry and order processing

  • Strong organizational and follow up skills and attention to details

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word

  • Familiarity with databases/ERPs a plus

  • General knowledge about (classical) music and music publishing industry is a plus but not necessary

Compensation will depend on prior experience. Excellent benefits package offered after 3 months of full-time employment.

Accounting Manager - Malvern, PA

Join our Accounting 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 Manager. Accounting Department serves many important functions of a music publishing house to keep it operating smoothly. You will get to see the inner workings of a music publishing company by working with all income and expense related activities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee daily and month-end accounting operations of accounts payable, accounts receivable, departments. Responsible for ensuring accuracy and timeliness of accounting transactions in those departments.

  • Assist in managing the monthly close process and reconciliations.

  • Provide oversight and review of accounts receivable and accounts payable operations, including customer invoicing and collections; vendor payments; posting cash receipts applications.

  • Monitoring daily bank activities and posting.

  • Monthly bank reconciliations

  • Foreign currency purchase and payment through the bank websites and posting to the accounting system.

  • Issue and mail out checks for vendors, composers, and publishers

  • File sales tax quarterly

  • Renewal of company insurance

  • Good communication with vendors

  • Reports to Controller located in NYC

What we look for in the perfect candidate:

  • Bachelor degree required. Accounting degree preferred.

  • 5-7 years of experience at managerial level

  • Ability to work independently and efficiently

  • Ability to prioritize work with strong multi-tasking, organizational and project-management skills

  • Ability to work well with managers and staff alike

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Advanced skills in MS Excel and Word

  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail

  • Knowledge of classical music or publishing a plus but not required

Compensation will depend on prior experience. Excellent benefits package offered after 3 months of full-time employment.

Book Assembler - Malvern, PA

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

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 or part-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 job in a non-stressful and friendly environment. 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:

  • Assembling sheet music books
  • Cut, fold, collate, bind, and organize sheet music
  • Add inserts and affix CDs
  • 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
  • Other print-shop and minor distribution duties as necessary

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • 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
  • Basic knowledge of (classical) music a plus, but not required

Our regular hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. 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.

Work location: One location

Work remotely: No

Evening Book Assembler - Malvern, PA

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

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 starting in the early evening, 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 evening job in a non-stressful and friendly environment. 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:

  • Assembling sheet music books
  • Cut, fold, collate, bind, and organize sheet music
  • Add inserts and affix CDs
  • 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
  • Other print-shop and minor distribution duties as necessary

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma
  • 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
  • Basic knowledge of (classical) music a plus, but not required

Our regular hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. The evening shift hours are 2 pm to 10 pm Monday through Friday. 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.

Work location: One location

Work remotely: No

Marketing Coordinator - Events and Social Media - New York City

A little about the Marketing team.

Imagine being in an environment where the work we create is seen by thousands of consumers each day. We’ve cultivated a culture of collaboration, we enjoy ideating, pressure testing, working across departments (Editorial, Production, Sales, Licensing, Rentals, Printing & Logistics, Finance) to ensure what we create and share with the world represents our very best. Every team member is encouraged to share their perspective as often some of the biggest ideas fall out of attempting to solve something else. If it can be envisioned, we are ready to invent!

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 people who are passionate about music. We are looking for a highly motivated, creative, detail-oriented, self-starter to serve as a Marketing Coordinator - Events & Social Media. This role will manage Conventions and Events, State Lists, Reviewer programs, Marketing and Social Media across our various catalogs (Carl Fischer Music, Theodore Presser Co, BriLee Music).

This position is based in our New York City office.

Primary position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the planning, logistics and execution of 6+ annual conventions plus various popup events with specific dealers and partners. Responsibilities include booking, venue coordination, product selection, booth layouts, organizing materials for the booth and reading sessions, coordination with Editors, Sales, Production, Warehouse and Convention partners, detailed briefings for onsite teams, managing travel and accommodation requirements, budget management
  • Writing or massaging blurbs for new publications 
  • Managing deadlines and submitting new publications to State Lists/Reading Sessions and Reviewer Press 
  • Handling complementary and composer order requests 
  • Preparing regular email newsletters to dealers, educators and musicians with information on new titles.
  • Working with the Production department to create promotional materials
  • Assisting in executing and maintaining traditional and social media marketing plan
  • Creating social media assets and score videos for various platforms (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Spotify, LinkedIn, Twitter). 
  • Managing the recordings library, and the uploading of scores to ISSUU.

What we look for in the perfect candidate

  • Strong problem solving and project management skills, including the ability to juggle a myriad of priorities simultaneously. Must have a strong attention to detail and nerves of steel, you are not daunted by the odd curveball situation
  • Knowledge/background in classical and/or educational music is essential
  • 2-3 years related experience – music or book publishing a plus, Marketing, Sales or Event Management experience a plus
  • Ability and willingness to travel and to attend performances in the evening, albeit occasionally and possibly interstate conventions.
  • Excellent writing, copyediting, and proofreading skills
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency in MS Excel and comfort with toggling between databases
  • Familiarity with e-mail marketing, newsletters, Twitter, Facebook, blogging, podcasting, and programs such as Canva
  • BA/BS degree
  • BA or MA in Marketing, PR, or Communication a plus

This position is based in our New York City office. Compensation will depend upon prior experience. Excellent benefits package offered after 3 months of employment.

Rental Associate - Malvern, PA

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.

Royalty Coordinator (Full Time or Part Time) - Malvern, PA

Join Our Royalty Department.

Royalty processing is an important function of a music publishing house, and the Royalty Department ensures that our composers receive their income timely and accurately. You will get to see the inner workings of a music publishing company by keeping track of all income from various activities such as sales, licensing, and rental, and then processing them to create royalty statements and to manage payments. We work closely with the Licensing and Copyright department. 

Responsibilities

  • Processing of licensing income received, including data entry

  • Produce royalty statements and preparing accounting statements as contractually required

  • Review and extract relevant information from composer and/or third party contracts

  • Schedule and manage payments to composers

  • Maintain organization of files

  • Communicate with composers via phone and email regarding royalties

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Relevant experience a plus, ideally in an accounting position

  • Advanced skills in MS Excel and Word

  • Ability to prioritize work with strong multi-tasking, organizational and project-management skills

  • Ability to work independently and efficiently under tight deadlines

  • Ability to work well with managers and staff alike

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail

  • Knowledge of classical music or publishing a plus but not required

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

Sales Administrator - Malvern, PA

Join our Sales Department.

The Sales Department is responsible for facilitating sales to sheet music retailers all over the world, as well as managing order processing through our own website for music educators, individual musicians, and performing organizations. The Sales Team has the exciting task of providing reliable customer service while our product catalog is constantly evolving, as digital options are made available and new releases are published throughout the year. Lean and efficient, our Sales team works closely with all departments from marketing, production, editorial, accounting, operations, rental, and licensing.

This position is based in our Malvern, PA office.

Responsibilities:

  • Processing customer orders using ERP software (Microsoft Dynamics Nav)
  • Recording and organizing daily transaction data in spreadsheets referenced by various departments
  • Responding to customer inquiries via phone and email in a timely and professional manner
  • Assisting customers in troubleshooting technical difficulties, including accessing digital products
  • Various support functions for Sales team as needed
  • Special projects as assigned
  • Reports to Sales Manager

Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Exemplary time management skills
  • Superior organization and follow up skills to ensure goals are met within defined deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • 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
  • Familiarity with databases/ERPs a plus

This position is based in our Malvern, PA office. Compensation will depend on prior experience. Excellent benefits package offered after 3 months of full-time employment.

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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