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.

Australian Music Producer at triple j

Full-time, Melbourne VIC

“If you genuinely love new Australian music, this is your dream job! Working across triple j Unearthed online and on air, you’ll hear the best emerging talent before anyone else. You’ll identify and shortlist music of all genres and sounds for airplay and competitions as well as manage and create content that appeals to music lovers as much as it does music makers.

Listen to, identify, and organise great new independent Australian music for triple j Unearthed, and establish workflows for the handling of new music and videos across Unearthed, online, and on-air.”

More info here

Music Producer at SBS

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“SBS PopAsia is recruiting a Music Producer dedicated to building Australia’s number 1 Asian pop Radio Station, TV Show and Online destination.

This is an excellent opportunity to lead the music programming strategy for our 24/7 Digital Radio Station and TV Show. You will be dedicated to engaging our audiences across Radio and TV and have an interest in or knowledge of Asian Pop.

As the Music Producer you will be responsible for music programming and scheduling that reflects PopAsia’ s Program brief and audience needs aimed at entertaining a young and diverse audience. You will also have other radio music scheduling duties as required (PopDesi, PopAraby and Pop-up Stations).”

More info here

Senior Field Operations Manager at Eventbrite

Part-time, Melbourne VIC

“We are looking for an event expert and excellent project manager to help drive the on-site success of our largest and most complex customers.  In this role you will partner closely with senior leadership to develop an effective and efficient on-site support and asset fulfillment program for the Australian market.

You will work with our sales team to help close new business, and create solutions to meet the goals of those customers after they have been on-boarded. You will manage our assets program, and ensure our customers have access to the equipment they need to scan and sell tickets at their events. You will provide on-site support of our technology at some of the largest events you can imagine.  ”

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Program Coordinator – Entertainment Manager at Collarts

Full-time, Melbourne VIC

“The Australian College of the Arts (Collarts) has a position available for a suitably qualified and experienced Program Coordinator for its new Bachelor of Applied Business (Entertainment Management).

The role, reporting to the Program Leader (Entertainment Management) and the Dean, provides subject and stream coordination for the Bachelor of Applied Business (Entertainment Management) – including management of sessional staff and student pastoral care and management.  You will be required to develop and maintain curriculum and assessment, ensure industry currency and comply with internal and external policy and procedure.”

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National Publicity Manager at EMI

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“We have an exciting opportunity available for a National Publicity Manager to join the EMI team at our Sydney office. Reporting to the Director, PR & Media, this busy role will see you working with the Promotions and Marketing teams to implement campaigns for all EMI Music priorities.

Initiate, plan, manage and execute creative publicity campaigns for allocated roster of artists and releases to ensure maximum exposure for all EMI Music projects, and artists on licensed and associated labels – both local and international.

Promote and publicise the roster of artists through securing features, reviews and promotions in the Australian press and their affiliated websites. Build and develop good working relationships with allocated social media partners and wide variety of press contacts on a variety of publications to ensure maximum coverage of the artist roster.

Account manage/be the point of contact for artist marketing opportunities with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and other allocated social media partners in conjunction with marketing managers and digital advertising manager.”

More info here

Music Lecturer at AFTRS

Full-time, Sydney NSW

One of the best tertiary institutions in the country, the Australian Film, Television and Radio School is hunting for new lecturers across a range of disciplines, including music. This position is a one-year fixed-term contract, while the other discliplines such as editing or directing are six-year contracts.

More info here

Digital Executive Producer – Radio at Australian Radio Network

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“ARN (Australian Radio Network) is one of Australia’s most progressive and dynamic media and entertainment companies with a portfolio of brands including the KIIS Network, Pure Gold Network, 96fm and Edge radio brands as well as music streaming and internet radio platform iHeartRadio. ARN is wholly owned by APN News and Media. ARN’s vision is to be the home of Australia’s most loved entertainment brands and have energised and intimate relationships with Australia’s most valuable audiences – everyday!

“We have an exciting NEW role in our Digital Team for a Digital Executive Producer. We are looking for an experienced digital leader to run the KIIS Network nationally. We want someone with a great digital mind and a proven record of growing brands online.”

More info here

Producer – Daily Programs at Double J

Full-time, Melbourne VIC

“Double J is a part of the triple j family of networks, that also includes triple j and triple j Unearthed. Broadcast nationally via DAB+, on Channel 200 on TV, online via and available on the ABC Radio App, Double J is a station for music lovers. We play a cohesive and diverse mix of the best new music from Australia and overseas, plus the songs and artists that triple j has championed over the past four decades.

“Double J has a permanent opportunity for an accomplished, passionate producer to pull together and make sing, Double J’s flagship weekday program ‘Lunch’ with Myf Warhurst.”

More info here

Producer – Mix Up at triple j

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“triple j is looking for an outstanding producer to take the reins of our specialist dance music program Mix Up. You’ll liaise with labels, promoters and artists to book in mixes from the biggest names in dance music – from huge touring international acts to up and coming locals.

“Record and produce sets for Mix Up as well as organise key content like our Friday DJ set across triple j more broadly as required; research and produce triple j’s Mix Up program to appeal to an audience of young Australians; establish workflows for curating and organising dance music content for triple j’s Mix Up program and across triple j generally; maintain all program administration and promote triple j’s specialist dance music content on a weekly basis.”

More info here

Digital Producer at Double J

Full-time, Sydney NSW

“Double J is looking for a creative, social media savvy, digital producer with a passion for music to join our team. The role will be required to start with us by February 13, 2017.

Create, sub-edit and publish text, image and short video content for the Double J site; produce social media content, including editing images, basic video and audio; manage, nurture and extend the Double J social community through timely, engaging and entertaining content; provide implementation of social media tools and strategy; report on audience trends and data across the site and social media.”

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Team Assistant And Client Services Manager at Universal Music

Full-time, Surry Hills NSW

“This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with strong administration skills & impeccable attention to detail to grow with a global leading music publisher.

“The UPPM department has an amazing opportunity available for a Team Assistant & Client Services Coordinator reporting to the General Manager – Australia & New Zealand . This position will see you provide support to the UPPM team in achieving their business objectives and goals by providing administrative assistance and general department coordination.”

More info here