Chart Manager (Latin & Affiliated Charts)

Location
New York or Los Angeles
Posted
Dec 06, 2012
Closes
Jan 05, 2013
Contact
Mr. Julie Pipitone
Duration
Full Time
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
Decide on and maintain relevancy and accuracy of current chart menu while seeking out new means of charting music consumption.
Oversee and update monitored radio panels for respective charts.
Mark albums and digital tracks through Nielsen SoundScan for placement on the proper genre chart.
Proof pages and assure accuracy of respective charts and accompanying data in print and online
Author daily and weekly chart-related editorial content for Billboard, billboard.com and billboard.biz
Furthers editorial coverage of Latin music issues with chart directed content.
Act as the Billboard representative for the Latin charts- as well as other music genre charts that he or she oversees- with record labels, retail outlets, radio stations, digital music sites, media and our readers. Initiate and accept all call/inquiries from these sectors as well as attend industry functions germane to those formats.
Oversees compilation of finalists and winners in his or her respective genres for Billboard’s network Music Award programs.
Maintain open dialogue with data providers, including Nielsen SoundScan and Nielsen BDS, alerting them of any potential chart issues. Respond to any inquiries/issues that our data providers may have.
Assist chart department with daily and weekly maintenance of chart databases.


SKILLS SETS:
Fluent in Spanish, written and verbal.
Knowledge of Latin music.
An understanding of the machinations of the music industry with a contact base of influential people in various sectors of the industry.
Excellent Writing skills
Social/Digital Media knowledge.
Proficient in Nielsen BDS Encore, Nielsen SoundScan, Word, Excel


EXPERIENCE:
Candidate should have a minimum 3 yrs employment history in related music field (publishing, radio, retail, digital or record label). Prior published writing experience preferred.



Please send resume and a cover letter including salary requirements through the link provided.

Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls, No agencies please. Prometheus Global Media offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Prometheus Global Media is an equal opportunity employer.