Creative Assistant

A&R Seoul, Korea, Republic Of Req. UMG-1267


The chance to join the global leader in music publishing does not come up very often. Universal Music Publishing are currently looking for a Creative Assistant to join the team in South Korea on a 9 month temporary contract. The successful candidate will have the chance to work with renowned songwriters of the world, from the brightest emerging talent to household names.

This position is suited to someone who is highly proactive with excellent communication skills, they will also be well organised with strong attention to details. Previous music publishing or record label experience may be favourable, however we are willing to train someone with the right attitude and passion. Ideally, you will be available to start work by early June.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Seek opportunities to connect and work with overseas songwriters.
  • Act as the communication point between UMP’s writers and label A&R.
  • Pitch songs to label A&R contacts to create opportunities songwriters.
  • Negotiate and execute agreements with songwriters. Prepare documentation for all deals and handle other administrative duties for the department.
  • Schedule and coordinate demo production process.
  • Assist with the organisation of song camps and other writer/artist collaborations.

Skills / Experience Required:

  • University degree qualification.
  • Superb communication skills. The ability to work well with people from all different levels and backgrounds.
  • Advanced administrative and documentation skills. Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong passion for music. Listens to a broad range of genres, familiar with local and international music.
  • Fluent in both English & Korean language.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Interested? Please follow the link to submit your application today!

Note: only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

About Us:

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) is one of the world’s leading music publishers with offices in 47 countries representing some of the world’s most talented and high profile songwriters and catalogues including:

Adele, Chemical Brothers, The Clash, Coldplay, Beach Boys, Justin Bieber, Neil Diamond, Disclosure, Florence + the Machine, Ariana Grande, Halsey, Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Billy Joel, Elton John/Bernie Taupin, JOY, Jessica Mauboy, Otis Redding, Peking Duk, Sex Pistols, Paul Simon, Swedish House Mafia, Justin Timberlake, Timmy Trumpet, U2, Keith Urban, Veronicas, M-Phazes, Guy Sebastian, Robin and Maurice Gibb, INXS, The Cure, 360, Mumford and Sons, Vera Blue, Gang of Youths, Bernard Fanning, Lee Kernaghan and many more.