Jobs & Internships

Throughout our almost-60 year history, the Academy of Country Music has always proudly stood as a progressive, welcoming organization for all, most recently through our active commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Indeed, the official mission statement of our DEI Task Force reads, “The Academy of Country Music is relentlessly committed to creating a more inclusive environment for underrepresented groups, encompassing but not limited to, Black, Indigenous, LGBTQIA+, LatinX and Women in the Country Music industry, from the boardroom to the stage.”

We truly take that to heart and aim to keep it top-of-mind in everything we do, particularly in terms of recruitment, employment, and staff retention. 

The Academy of Country Music provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Job Openings

Coordinator, Social Media

Summary of Position:

The Coordinator, Social Media supports the Academy’s high-functioning Marketing department, specifically assisting with daily publishing, media development and review, and community engagement across branded owned media channels, including high-visibility social media channels, website, and DSP accounts. The ideal candidate will have a passion for Country Music, along with proven experience in social media management and content creation for a brand or commercial/nonprofit entity. Reports to Director, Digital Marketing.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Create, curate, schedule, publish, and comment on engaging content, while maintaining internal content calendars
  • Monitor trends, news, and conversations on social media platforms, and actively engage with followers by responding to comments, messages, and mentions
  • Maintain a close eye on the competitive landscape, noting momentous wins, opportunities for innovation, and broad best practices.
  • Identify new and emerging media platforms and promotional partners, and cultivate appetite for innovation and experimentation
  • Collaborate with creative talent and their representatives/teams for marketing and social/digital projects, ranging from promotional partnerships to content capture. Manage packaging, distribution, and communication of official Academy-branded promotional assets to various partners and platforms, sharing key talking points and deployment instructions
  • Help track data analytics across owned platforms, maintain active dashboards and identify performance trends
  • Serve as additional set of hands-on-keyboards for urgent-turnaround needs, from weekend publishing to high-pressure, all-hands-on-deck moments like major live event tentpoles
  • Take on special projects as they come up, in collaboration with marketing exec
  • Support the day-to-day responsibilities of the Marketing department
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills Required:

  • A bachelor's degree required
  • 1-2 years of full-time professional experience requested, ideally in media, entertainment/music, creative production, design, advertising, or related industries.
  • Healthy familiarity with all major social media and music DSP platforms – Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, TikTok, Twitter, YouTube, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Pandora, Spotify, Tidal, YouTube Music, etc – and programming owned channels for strategic business, brand visibility, and community engagement needs
  • Appetite for close data analysis, dashboard maintenance, and trend spotting
  • Experience working closely with external partners and agencies, providing clear instructions and constructive feedback
  • Strong writing and editing skills necessary, including ability to follow organizational brand and style guides, and an acute eye for copyediting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and cloud-based storage and distribution tools. Experience with Adobe Creative suite is a plus
  • Strong organizational, communication, and project management skills
  • Must be able to work to firm deadlines and proactively
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced, all-hands-on-deck environment, particularly around high-profile live events and awards shows, and maintain a “can do,” “no job too big or too small” attitude
  • Knowledge of country music and country music artists (current and classic) 
  • Some travel will be required, 1-2 times a year

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] no later than Friday, March 1.

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