Our Company History
For over 149 years Carl Fischer Music has been a leader in educational music publishing. Since its founding in 1872, Carl Fischer Music has had a deep and abiding commitment to sharing traditional and contemporary music with the world.
The Carl Fischer Music catalog is made up of a large and diverse selection of music, musical literature, and pedagogy from premiere composers of the past and present. Our publications cross multiple genres, from Concert Music to Jazz, Classical and Choral while representing instrumental categories such as concert band, orchestra, piano, vocal, string, fretted instruments, brass, woodwind and percussion. Carl Fischer Music publications are available for purchase at over 2,000 retailers worldwide.
A little about the New York team
Based in New York City, our agile team is a combination of musicians and nonmusicians who love collaborating across departments, thinking creatively to problem solve challenges big and small, being resourceful and making things happen. Summed up, our office has the ingenuity and enthusiasm of a start-up, only you get to enjoy the ultimate work/life balance. No crazy hours. No weekends.
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).
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 or MA in Marketing, PR, or Communication a plus
Compensation will depend upon prior experience. Excellent benefits package offered after 3 months of employment.
To apply, send a current resume and cover letter which should include your knowledge of/background in music.
Carl Fischer LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
Job Type: Full-time
8 hour shift
COVID-19 considerations:Only fully vaccinated applicants will be considered.
Ability to commute/relocate:
New York, NY 10005: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Marketing: 2 years (Required)
fluent English (Required)
Work Location: One location
Our Company History