A&R Specialist - Brazil

  • UnitedMasters
  • Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro
  • Nov 02, 2023
Entertainment Marketing Media

Job Description

Who We Are

UnitedMasters is building a marketplace that connects artists, brands and fans - empowering artists to earn and grow. UnitedMasters has taken the bold step of building a music distribution service that, radically, puts artists first - disrupting the legacy music business by letting up-and-coming artists distribute their music directly to fans through streaming services while maintaining ownership of their master recording rights and up to 100% of royalties. Through the combination of UnitedMasters’ music distribution platform and its deep ties to brands, UnitedMasters enables independent artists and change-makers to grow and earn unlike any other platform.

The UnitedMasters team is made up of musicians, marketers, engineers, and storytellers with backgrounds from YouTube, SoundCloud, Pandora, Facebook, Uber, Dropbox, Complex, VICE, and more. We work hand in hand with the award-winning creative teams that forge those innovative partnerships at Translation (our in-house creative advertising agency).

We are looking for an A&R Specialist to join UnitedMasters in Brazil!

What You'll Do

  • Actively seek new artistic opportunities through research on social media, charts, streaming platforms, playlists, and data tools employed by the company.
  • Utilize internal tools provided by UnitedMasters to convert high-potential subscribers into artist partners.
  • Generate weekly reports supported by data to brief the team on new opportunities.
  • Work closely with partner artists and managers to ensure a robust release plan that aligns with the company's performance expectations.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for hiring, planning, and supporting non-exclusive artist partners, which includes contract requests, playlist support, and a framework of best practices from production to music platform release and social media promotion.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Fluency in English 
  • Knowledge of different Digital Music Services and social media platforms
  • Prior experience in an A&R with some knowledge in research and reportings
  • Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining relationships, interacting with recording artists

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Music or Music related fields and/or Marketing, Marketing Communications or related field; 
  • Strategic- Able to develop long-term strategy and plans and balance that with strong day-to-day execution

About UnitedMasters, Inc.

UnitedMasters has over 1.5 million artists on its platform and is growing rapidly. Brands like Diageo, Ally, and ESPN come to UnitedMasters to partner with these artists and play a role in moving culture forward. In the past year, UnitedMasters subscribers have grown rapidly. With $170M raised to date and valued at $550M, UnitedMasters is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Apple, Alphabet (aka Google), and Disney amongst others. Over the last year, UnitedMasters artists have used our platform to land sync deals with major brands including the NBA, ESPN, Overtime Elite, Bose, Warner Brother Studios and in the NBA video game 2k. These deals give them additional money for their work and increase their exposure.