We're Looking for an A&R

IRAS Entertainment is a boutique recorded music company with a small roster of emerging artists and international superstars. Founded in 2013, IRAS has grew from a local blog to an international music company dedicated to developing, growing and distributing talented creatives in the DFW area. In 2016, IRAS' catalog sold over 300 albums and garnered over 1.5 million streams, up 165% from 2015. 

We are seeking a junior A&R to join our growing team as we began expanding our label operations across the U.S. The ideal candidate will have experience working in a musical environment and have great judgment with discretion and confidentiality. This exciting role requires superior attention to detail, great organizational skills, the ability to meet tight deadlines, and to juggle multiple critical requests. A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information, and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the company is important.

Essential Job Fuctions 

  • Relentlessly scouting new talent; especially artists, songwriters, and producers IRAS can partner with, or bring to our label and distribution designees

  • Work 1 on 1 with artist to ensure they're vision is being carried out and inline with the label

  • Serve as point of contact for the Department and our artist clients

  • Negotiate packages and deals with prospecting artists

  • Being present for A&R meetings, and/or recording sessions and available to complete tasks for clients

  • Work with graphic designers to create all kinds of advertising and Album and singles artwork

  • Coordinate special project requests as needed

  • Attend showcases or concerts at local venues

Job Requirements

  • Undying passion for all things music
  • Relentless pursuit of new artists, songwriters, musicians and producers
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Professionalism and discretion
  • Extensive knowledge in relevant music genres
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and resourceful
  • Flexible – able to adjust to changing priorities, and able to multi-task under pressure

Email resumés to msaw@irasszn.com


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