Some of the Australian music world’s biggest names often leave doors of opportunity ajar, just waiting for the right kind of professional music fan to come knocking.

Our regular Music Jobs column is the place where we’ll help you grab the proverbial handle and walk on through, as we take the pain out of scrolling through endless (and sometimes shady) job listings to provide you a selection of killer career opps in the music world.

No free work or internships here, just authentic chances to break into the music industry. So update your CV, brush up your cover letter writing chops, stop dreaming, and start doing what you love for a living.

Social Media Co-Ordinator at Unified

Full-time, Melbourne VIC

“UNIFIED is the soundtrack of good people working together to achieve extraordinary results. We exist as an artist services company; giving choice and freedom back to our artists on how they manage their career and music. One such way we achieve this is by working closely with our artists in connecting them to their communities and sharing their creative content with those that will enjoy and love their music and other content.

“The newly created position of Social Media Community Manager will oversee our various labels’ social media and creative content creation including UNFD, ONETWO (Illy’s label), Hopeless Records, NLV Records (Nina Las Vegas’ label) and other associated releases.”

More info here

Music Director at FBi Radio

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“After four years in the role, FBi Radio’s Music Director Stephen Goodhew is moving on from the position in January 2017. Applications for the station’s next Music Director are now open. Now in its fourteenth year, FBi Radio is an independent broadcaster dedicated to the music, arts & culture of Sydney. Playing 50% Australian music, with half of that from Sydney, FBi targets a demographic of 18-24 year-olds and broadcasts to over 460,000 listeners each month.

“With a strong track record of discovering new talent, FBi’s next Music Director will have a unique opportunity to help define the sound of this city. Applicants for the position will need to have a great set of ears and solid programming experience. They must LOVE music, be excited by and able to discover new sounds and artists, understand the shifting media and music landscape, and have a demonstrated passion for Sydney music, arts and culture.”

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Breakfast Producer at triple j

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“This is one of the best jobs in Australian radio! As a seasoned producer, you’ll be helping young people all over the country wake up with energetic, fun and diverse content that matters, creating laugh out loud on-air moments, awesome online stuff and telling stories that both reflect and connect with young music lovers across Australia.

“All applications must address selection criteria and include 15-minutes (max) of audio (audio/MP3 files accepted) that demonstrates your experience in making radio.”

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Digital video Content Producer at 2Day FM

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“Help create quality Video Content that represents our Audience, Brands and talent across all our key digital and social assets. If you are passionate about video and want to bring your creative ideas to life, this is the role for you.

“You will work in a fast-paced, agile environment, creating video content on a pro-active & reactive basis. You will work collaboratively work with the 2Day FM Content Director and wider Sydney team to create the best quality video content. Think you are up for it?”

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Music Production: Program Leader at Collarts

Full-time, Melbourne VIC

“Collarts is seeking an industry expert to lead our new Music Production degree. Students enrolled in music production will be working towards careers as music producers and electronic music performers. They will be completing classes in production, audio engineering, music performance and songwriting.

“The role, reporting to the Dean, provides academic leadership, student pastoral care and the management of staff for the Bachelor of Arts (Music Production). You will be required to develop and maintain curriculum and assessment, ensure industry currency and comply with internal and external policy and procedure. You will need to have a sound knowledge of music production software and be able to teach music production and composition technology.”

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Streaming & Subscription Manager at Universal Music Australia

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“We have an exciting opportunity for a Streaming & Subscription Manager – Commercial to join Universal Music Australia based at our Sydney office.

“Reporting to the Senior Director – Digital Strategy, the successful applicant will be responsible for developing, executing and monitoring UMA’s Subscription, Streaming Growth and Commercial Strategy and partner with all labels partners, in the pursuit of achieving set goals across market share, placement, engagement, growth and revenue targets.”

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