Genius is hiring an

Artist and Label Relations

Brooklyn, United States

Genius is searching for a Artist Relations team member to deliver high-value and creative artist opportunities to our site and editorial products. The ideal candidate would be an experienced music industry figure with deep connections among labels, management, and media. A fluency in music culture—particularly pop music and hip-hop—is essential.

Genius began as a website for decoding rap lyrics and has since evolved into the Internet's most comprehensive database of musical knowledge, with more than 50 million monthly unique visitors and tens of thousands of contributing users. Check out our recent article in The Wall Street Journal.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with labels & artists
  • Negotiate artist collaboration with Genius to create unique and varied content
  • Collaborate with Artist Relations Manager and editorial staff on content development
  • Manage calendar of artist interviews and events
  • Identify and connect with emerging artists to sign up for Genius

Minimum qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience in artist/label relations role and significant contacts throughout the music industry
  • Deep knowledge in a wide variety of music genres, particularly pop music and hip-hop
  • Some interviewing and journalism experience
  • Fluent in the culture of social media and online communities
  • A Genius account and active participation in the knowledge project
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment