Sony Music Internship

Sony Music Internship
New York

Overview:RED Distribution is widely recognized as the industry leader in independent distribution and artist development. A division of Sony Music Entertainment, RED handles marketing and sales for 47 independent record labels, as well as repertoire from parent company Sony Music Entertainment. ‘stache media, the marketing division within RED, provides label services in online publicity, creative services, social media marketing &  fan engagement, advertising and consumer research. RED Music & ‘stache media label partners include: Glassnote Records, Red Bull Records, Downtown Records, Ultra Records, Equal Vision Records, Fader Label, Fearless Records,  Descendant Records, Megaforce Records, Metal Blade Records, MOM + POP, Nacional Records, Razor & Tie, The End Records, Thirty Tigers,  Victory Records. Brand partners include: Onkyo, Alternative Press, Sony Electronics, C3, Red Bull, Decibel, Revolver and Sony Playstation. Recent RED and ‘stache media releases include:  Mumford & Sons, August Burns Red, Matt Pond, The Lone Bellow, Dada Life, Jason Aldean, Lord Huron, Blue October, Phoenix, Backstreet Boys, Chvrches, Sleigh Bells, Vacationer, Kate Earl, AWOLNATION, Tommy & The High Pilots, OK Go, Ingrid Michaelson, Kaskade, Responsibilities:We are currently looking for interns to be part of RED’s lifestyle marketing program through ‘stache media. Reps will help develop marketing plans tailored for their community using grassroots promotion and serve as ‘stache representatives to their campus. Through this internship students will learn valuable real-world skills by having direct involvement with tour marketing, online and viral marketing, lifestyle marketing and retail/partnership marketing. The ‘stache lifestyle marketing program is a hands-on intern program for highly motivated students interested in music marketing.  Our program is designed to be an interactive and educational marketing experience.

We run our internship 3 times per year; fall, spring, and summer semesters Qualifications:Candidates must have a do it yourself attitude and an outgoing personality. Prior street team or street marketing experience is preferred. Candidates must have a passion for music, marketing, communications, and social media. Candidates must have an ability to work independently and meet important deadlines as well as offer creative insight to projects.  Candidates must be extremely focused and hard-working. All candidates must be currently enrolled in a college or university. Candidates should display strong written and verbal communications skills, as well as ingenuity and an eagerness to learn. Candidates must also possess excellent computer skills (Word, Excel and Outlook preferred) and strong organizational skills.  Students will be asked to dedicate at least fifteen hours a week to the internship, but we will try our best to work around student’s schedules.  Students must provide a letter from their college or university confirming that they will receive school credit. Our internships are for credit only.

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