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.

Digital Programming Associate at Sydney Opera House

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“Digital content creation and distribution and social media interaction are integral elements of the programming strategy for Sydney Opera House, enabling the organisation to connect and create a deeper relationship with new and existing audiences.

“An active contributor of ideas and a true collaborator, this role is responsible for the implementation of digital and social media initiatives, including but not limited to: long and short-form video pieces, live streams, podcasts, blogs, apps, image galleries, and social media activity- all under the overall curatorship of the Head of Talks & Ideas.

“This role is responsible for managing and growing the online community for the Talks & Ideas area. This role also supports marketing and publicity initiatives for projects, ensuring that digital content is embedded within every campaign, as well as managing the administration and budget tracking for all digital initiatives within the program stream.”

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Administration Supervisor at AFTRS

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“Are you passionate about the arts and creative industries? Do you want to be part of a dynamic, collaborative team?

“This is a busy and varied role reporting to the Director of Award Courses. You will play a vital role in supporting staff and students at the Australian Film, Television and Radio School (AFTRS) Team, as well as help drive the achievement of our Corporate Plan objectives and 2021 Vision.”

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Broadcast Studio Technician at Southern Cross Austereo

Full-time, Canberra ACT

“Southern Cross Austereo – one of Australia’s most progressive and exciting entertainment based media companies – is looking for a skilled and experienced Broadcast Studio Technician to join our engineering department in Canberra. Reporting to the engineering manager, you will be part of a team responsible for the installation and maintenance of the Canberra playout facilities.

“As support for the operational departments you will maintain our automation systems, video servers, asset management, UPS, and production equipment along with a host of other electronic and computerised devices.”

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Promotions Assistant at Caroline/ Spunk

Sydney NSW

“Reporting to the Caroline Australia Promotions Manager, the successful applicant will have a minimum of 12 months experience in a similar role in the music industry, and a proven track record in working on both the publicity and promotions aspects of indie music releases. This position is based in Universal Music Australia’s Sydney head office.”

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Programmatic Sales Specialist at Pandora

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“As our Australia & New Zealand sales team continues to grow, we now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Programmatic Sales Specialist to join the team, based in Sydney. As the Programmatic Sales Specialist, you will be responsible for delivering on Pandora’s programmatic capabilities and revenue goals.

“Reporting to the ANZ Commercial Director, this is a role for someone keen to be part of the early stage development of Pandora’s programmatic offering. You will not only be responsible for evangelizing and delivering revenue across Pandora’s current programmatic opportunities, but to gather intel and build relationships that ensure Pandora’s future programmatic offering is best in class.”

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Breakfast Producer at triple j

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“This is one of the best jobs in Australian radio. Working on triple j breakfast you’ll be helping young people all over the country wake up with energetic, fun and diverse content that matters.

“You’ll work with the best comic and broadcasting talent to create laugh out loud on air moments, awesome online stuff and tell stories that both reflect and connect with young music lovers across Australia . All while playing the sickest new bangerz each morning.”

More info here

Social Media Coordinator (Arts and Music) at Foxtel

Full-time, North Ryde NSW

“The Arts and Music team is now looking for a Social Media Coordinator to join the team in North Ryde! You will ensure that our channels fully exploit the potential of social media to promote our content, engage and entertain our subscribers and potential subscribers, and deliver the best cross channel entertainment package possible.”

More info here

Senior Video Producer at ARN

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“We are currently recruiting for a brand new role of Senior Video Producer to join KIIS 1065. We are looking for a creative thinker who is proactive, deadline driven and overflowing with ideas.

“You will be working on ARN’s biggest website KIIS 106.5 producing shareable, engaging and mobile-first videos for our #1 Breakfast Show Kyle & Jackie O.”

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Digital Marketing and Streaming Managers at EMI

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“We have an exciting opportunity available for a Digital Marketing & Streaming Manager to join the EMI team at our Sydney office. Reporting to the Head of Marketing & Media, this busy role will see you account manage key streaming and a la carte digital accounts as allocated (Spotify, Apple, iTunes, GooglePlay, Vevo and more).”

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Web Producer at iTunes

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“We’re looking for a self-starter to join us at iTunes as a Featured Content Publisher. Working side-by-side with creative, editorial, localisation, and technical teams, this candidate owns the weekly assembly of various store components through to the publishing of the worldwide iTunes Store on desktop, AppleTV, and mobile devices.

“Responsibilities for this global store include ongoing quality assurance, updates, and maintaining the integrity of the store. This candidate must be comfortable working independently and reporting to a remote management team.”

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Receptionist at Chugg

Full-time, Surry Hills NSW

“We are looking for an organised and passionate person to join the Chugg Entertainment team as our full time Receptionist.

“In the Receptionist role, you will be required to support the office in a variety of day to day tasks. You will be our first point of contact for guests calling and visiting the office, so we are looking for someone with polite and friendly disposition, who can confidently juggle competing tasks and remain calm under pressure.

“While responsible for all general receptionist duties, the role also provides an opportunity to learn about the industry and develop new skills in a dynamic and fast paced environment.”

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