Marmoset is seeking a Creative Coordinator
Marmoset is a proud Equal Opportunity employer, celebrating a diverse and inclusive community of people, cultures and stories. Marmoset is seeking a Creative Coordinator for our Creative Services Team. This full-time position works closely with Marmoset's Creative Pods to coordinate a variety of projects, including music searches, quotes, license renewals, and other related needs, essentially acting as the connective tissue between all the roles on a Pod. This role is equal parts sales and creative - coordinating and managing a high volume and range of deliverables and metrics each day, utilizing strong organizational and communication skills. The ideal candidate for this role is someone with 1-2 years of related experience, who can rule systems and processes with an iron fist and is passionate about sales and building strong relationships with clients and artists. This is a distributed (remote) role, ideally based in the Portland, Oregon area.
Basics: At least 1 year of demonstrated experience in a related role - including music industry, sales, project management. You're organized and on top of music and music industry trends. Ability to travel and build strong, long lasting client relationships is critical .
Personality: You're a people person. Thinking of new ways to connect with clients excites you. Highly organized and detail oriented. Self-starter with a contagious can-do attitude. Plays well with others . You welcome criticism and often seek feedback. Unflappable; able to succeed in a highly creative, fast-paced environment.
Abilities: Excellent communicator, highly organized, fast learner. Ability to coordinate music searches for clients, often on tight deadlines. Ability to shift quickly from different types of tasks and projects. Strong, assertive communication. Easily asks for help AND offers help. You have impeccable taste in music. Ability to relate to Marmoset's wide variety of clients from all backgrounds.
Experience: You have 1-2 years of experience in a related role and are well-versed in music industry trends. You have experience working closely with clients and building client loyalty. You've worked on a team where your strong attention to detail and highly organized attributes made an impact.
Passion + Purpose: Values matter to you. You aspire to make a positive impact in the world. You want to be part of a fun, familial, creative company that cares deeply about community. You love the arts, music, film and pop culture.
Pay: Entry-level role with commensurate pay.
Launched in 2010, Marmoset is a Portland, Oregon creative music licensing agency.
Beyond a creative agency, Marmoset's core purpose is Be Community - working to impact artists and community partners. In 2019 Marmoset became the first certified B Corp in our industry, striving for a greater good, where equity and community impact are the center of our target.
Check out the 2020 Marmoset Transparency Report for a summary of the work we've done, and where we hope to be for a brighter future: https://www.marmosetmusic.com/journal/2020-annual-transparency-report/
A diverse and inclusive work environment that's fun, offers flexibility and cares deeply about our employees and what we do.
Marmoset has ranked in 100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon, Fastest Growing Companies in Oregon, and INC Magazine's Best Places to Work.
Benefits: Generous PTO, flexible work environment, one month paid sabbatical after 4 years (and more at 7 and 10 years!). 12 weeks paid parental leave. Paid volunteer days and creative days. Donation matching. Technology allowance, WFH stipend, continuing education assistance, book reading benefit. Generous profit sharing. Medical, vision and dental premiums paid 100%. Complementary care, FSA, life insurance, matching 401K. HRA for alternative care, orthodontics. And much more!
Culture: Marmoset fosters a progressive culture with a high degree of collaboration and a level of care that's hard to find. See more info under the Worth knowing header below
Because we're a growing company, this opportunity has the potential to evolve in a variety of ways and will at times require a high degree of flexibility and juggling, depending on what needs to be done.
Worth knowing: At Marmoset, being aligned on core values is more important than credentials, accolades or experience. People, quality of life and relationships matter most. Period. We're a close-knit group of people and we work hard to maintain a positive, healthy, rewarding and even fun culture. Here's Marmoset's purpose and core values, as defined by our staff:
Purpose: Be community
- We are team players.
- We are buoyant and committed.
- We respect and embrace our differences.
- We listen, learn and grow.
- We have fire in the belly.
We work to keep these core values and purpose ever-present in all that we do and we let them be a filter we use to make decisions and help us do better work.
Marmoset provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, and marital or family status, political affiliation or activities, military service, domestic violence victim status, equal pay, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state and local laws. Marmoset's commitment to providing equal employment opportunities extends to all aspects of employment, including job assignment, compensation, discipline and access to benefits and training.
And we're serious about it. We walk what we talk. We're committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.
Please submit a 1 page resume, a 1-2 page letter of interest and at least 3 references - all in PDF format.
In your letter of interest, feel free to elaborate on your experience and your story so we can get to know you better, such as:
- Tell us about your personality. How would others describe you?
- What is your superpower? What is your kryptonite?
- What are some tools you use to keep organized?
- Give us an example of a time you went above and beyond for a client and what your motivation was for that.
- Tell us about how you connect with Marmoset's core values and purpose.
- Most importantly, how do you see yourself making an impact at Marmoset?
Additionally, in your letter of interest, please be sure to include a statement of purpose (100 words maximum). You can tell us about your personal purpose, professional purpose, or a combination of both. It's up to you!
We will review candidates on a rolling basis as applications are received, so don't wait until the last minute. Please apply as soon as you can and carefully follow the application guidelines . Applications that don't strictly follow the above guidelines may not be considered.
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