Mixdown's Top 3 Jobs In the Music Industry (This Week)

July 3 - 10

Whether you're fresh out of uni, looking for a major career break or simply wanting extra money in between gigs, the music industry is a competitive place. To make things a little easier, here's our list of some of the best jobs going around the country.

DESIGNER/VISUAL CONTENT CREATOR - BYRON BLUESFEST (Byron Bay)

Byron Bay Bluesfest is Australia’s most awarded music festival ever. Taking place annually, the five-day music festival is held over the Easter long weekend in Byron Bay. They are looking for a creative, energetic and motivated individual that has a passion for creating engaging content for online marketing channels along with an interest in the music industry. The successful candidate must be able to work as part of a team, take initiative for their own work, constantly provide fresh and innovative ideas and have a strong eye for detail.

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required: 

  • Experience of using social media platforms (Facebook Business Manager, Instagram, Twitter, etc.) in a fast-paced, high-performance environment
  • Highly skilled in Adobe Create Suite (Bridge, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) & Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro and other relevant editing software
  • Experience producing ads for print and online media outlets
  • Animation/motion graphic skills
  • Ability to manage and successfully execute multiple concurrent projects
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Possess strong communication skills including the ability to relate to different audiences
  • Strong Microsoft Office and knowledge of social media advertising
  • A good understanding of HTML is a bonus
  • A love for music and the live entertainment industry
  • Experience in web applications and software such as WordPress, Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics
  • Experience in the music/entertainment industries
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working with JavaScript
  • A deep understanding and appreciation of how users interact with digital design and a passion to make it better
  • Full working rights in Australia
  • In-depth experience with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Initiative and constant desire to learn more about the ever-changing digital landscape
  • Social media experience

 

Tasks Include: 

  • Support marketing teams in graphic design and video editing of supplied video content, predominantly being used for social media advertising 
  • Constantly provide fresh and innovative ideas
  • Have a strong eye for detail 
  • Work as part of a team 

 

Don't miss this opportunity to work for this amazing festival! Head over here to submit an application.

 

RETAIL SALES CONSULTANT - MALL MUSIC (Sydney) 

Mall Music is on the hunt for an experienced musician, one with an extensive knowledge of Guitars and Amps and/or Digital pianos and Keyboards – or all of this and more!

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required:

  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to build rapport and resolve customer issues when they arise
  • Excellent customer service and sales skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • High attention to detail
  • Decent computer skills
  • Ability to take directions, work part of a team and autonomously.

 

Tasks Include: 

  • Demonstrating to and helping customers of all skill level 
  • Creating an outstanding customer experience 
  • Communicate clearly in-store. via phone, email and social media 
  • Someone with a desire to share their music knowledge across social media posts and videos would be a bonus 

 

Interested? Click here for more info.

 

HEAD OF PROGRAM (BACHELOR OF CONTENT CREATION) - COLLARTS (Melbourne) 

Collarts is seeking a department head to lead their Content Creation degree. Content Creation students will graduate with a variety of skills for the modern era of digital communication and entertainment. They will be completing classes in audio, video editing, web and app design, photography, and a range of other content related subjects. Upon graduating they will be ready to undertake a variety of different career options, ranging from media managers, content producers, digital marketing coordinators to bloggers and vloggers. 

 

Skills/Responsibilities Required: 

  • Be an active industry digital content producer;
  • Hold a Post Graduate qualification in the field or a related field
  • Have some teaching experience in Higher Education settings; 
  • Have expert knowledge of contemporary content creation;
  • Possess superior interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Possess demonstrable experience in blended eLearning;
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in media, design, education or a similar field; and
  • Showcase outstanding skill, expertise and success in their creative field, substantiated through positive reputation, public profile and/or industry review

 

Tasks Include: 

  • Develop and maintain curriculum and assessment 
  • Ensure industry currently 
  • Comply with internal and external policy and procedure 
  • Academic leadership 
  • Management of student and staff pastoral care 

 

Head over here to apply!  

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