Posted: February 24, 2017 at 4:40 pm by  Ian Harrison


We are looking for a production person to join our growing team! This role works as a part of the operations department and is responsible for managing our physical production and logistics (recorded music and merchandise) worldwide. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the Hopeless Records roster of artists and is always willing to go the extra mile to make sure that our releases are accurate and delivered on time. Strong attention to detail, excellent problem-solving skills, and ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines is imperative. If you feel like you would this describes you and you meet the qualifications listed below, we’d love to hear from you!

Please submit your resume and cover letter as PDF attachments to with the subject line: Production Job Application

Job Description:
Manage all phases of production process (from recording to product ordering to delivery)
Communicate and manage recording/production/delivery deadlines to ensure all products are delivered on time
Ensure all production materials are created to production spec, accurate, and error-free
Manage and track recording and art budgets, cost of goods, pricing, and production expenses
Negotiate pricing and maintain relationships with third-party vendors, recording professionals, and manufacturers
Responsible for executing all product orders/reorders and managing inventory levels at all distributors
Research custom goods, packaging trends, and additional product sourcing as needed
Coordinate shipping/receiving and maintain warehouse

2 to 3 years of relevant experience working in the music industry, preferably at a record label, distributor, or publisher
Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, marketing, graphic design, or related field strongly preferred
Working knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat necessary, graphic design skills preferred
Basic audio recording knowledge and familiarity with pro tools/logic/garage band are a plus
Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to maintain a positive attitude under pressure and strict deadlines
Must have strong organizational skills with keen sense of attention to detail
Music lover that is enthusiastic about helping bands achieve success

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