Employment Opportunities

Carl Fischer Music is one of the country’s oldest educational and classical music publishers. Located in New York City, the company maintains its own production, marketing, sales and copyright & licensing departments. We also assist many orchestras, ensembles and universities throughout the world with our music rental and custom print departments.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Marketing Assistant

Carl Fischer Music is seeking a full-time Marketing Assistant. This position will assist with all aspects of marketing, including convention coordination, social media, public relations, and administrative tasks.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate all aspects of convention/conference logistics
  • Coordinate logistics for state lists/reading sessions
  • Assist in writing and editing press releases and blurbs for new publications
  • Assist in maintaining press lists and catalog press coverage
  • Assist in updating performance/event calendars, websites, blogs, composer information, and social media
  • Handle all complimentary, desk, review, and composer publication requests
  • Reports to Marketing Manager

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree required
  • Knowledge/background in classical music
  • Writing and proofreading skills
  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and project-management skills
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Familiarity with WordPress a plus

Compensation will depend upon prior experience. Excellent benefits package offered after 3 months of full-time employment.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter, which should include your knowledge of/background in music and salary requirements, to Sabrina Juetting at sabrinaj@carlfischer.com.

Sales Associate

Carl Fischer Music is seeking a full-time Sales Associate to facilitate the sales, merchandising and representation of the company’s print music catalog for retailers. The primary function of this role is not to establish new accounts but to manage existing ones and increase revenue by achieving quarterly and yearly goals.

Responsibilities include:

  • Growing sales of owned and distributed brands through our extensive dealer network
  • Being well-versed and educated on our own as well as distributed products and being able to present that information to retailers in formal and informal settings
  • Analyzing and reporting business results and trends
  • Working in a sales-driven and results-oriented environment
  • Delivering optimal customer service through professionalism and product knowledge
  • Attending industry trade shows and conventions
  • Reports to Sales Manager

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree, major/minor in music a plus
  • 1-2 years related experience
  • Knowledge/background in classical and/or educational music essential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills: active listening skills and a cheerful, friendly and courteous demeanor
  • Extraordinary customer service commitment
  • Desire for a career in Sales
  • Highly motivated to achieve goals
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Proactive and creative problem solver
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with databases/ERPs a plus

Compensation will depend upon prior experience. Excellent benefits package offered after 3 months of full-time employment.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter, which should include your knowledge of/background in music and salary requirements, to Sabrina Juetting at sabrinaj@carlfischer.com.

Internship Program

Carl Fischer Music is offering students the opportunity to enhance their resume with real work experience. This is a great opportunity for students looking to gain hands-on knowledge and experience in the music publishing industry.

We are always looking for interns during the school year (summer, fall, and spring semesters). Interns may work as many hours as they wish, with a minimum of 15-20 hours a week for at least 6 weeks (dates are flexible). Summer internships are up to full-time, 20-40 hours a week, for a minimum of 6 weeks (dates are flexible). All interns will receive a stipend of $4.00 an hour, as well as a reduced fare Metrocard to assist in transportation expenses. If applicable, this internship can also be used for college credit.

Internship opportunities are available in the following departments:

  • Production
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Licensing & Copyright

The successful candidate will be a current undergraduate or graduate student who is motivated and passionate about (classical) music and the arts, experienced in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Excel and Word), possesses excellent communication skills, and the ability to learn new projects and procedures quickly. While candidates do not need to be a music student, some experience with music is helpful and some tasks require a basic knowledge of music.

To apply, please send resume, cover letter – in which you should refer to your knowledge of/interest in music – and transcript (if available) to Sabrina Juetting at sabrinaj@carlfischer.com.

Candidates responding to job postings must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States.