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:

Account Administrator

Carl Fischer Music is seeking an Account Administrator to facilitate the sales and customer service of the company’s print music catalog for retailers. A music background is essential for this position. The primary function of this role is to manage existing accounts and serve their needs through regular communication, not to establish new accounts.

As one of the oldest music publishing companies in America, Carl Fischer publishes educational and contemporary classical music. Large enough to be a leader in the industry yet small enough for each employee to make a difference, the company is still growing with a tight-knit team and a pleasant working environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Delivering optimal customer service through professionalism and product knowledge
  • 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
  • Attending industry trade shows and conventions
  • Analyzing and reporting business results and trends

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of/background in classical and/or educational music essential
  • BA/BS degree, major/minor in music a plus
  • 1-2 years related experience a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills: active listening skills and a cheerful, friendly and courteous demeanor
  • Extraordinary customer service commitment
  • Planning, organization and implementation skills
  • 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

Entry-level compensation. Excellent benefits package offered after 3 months of full-time employment.

To apply, send a current resume and cover letter including salary requirements to Sabrina Juetting at jobs@carlfischer.com. Please refer to your background in/knowledge of music in your cover letter.

E-Commerce Coordinator

Carl Fischer Music is seeking an E-Commerce Coordinator to facilitate the order and billing logistics, data management, and customer service for the company’s print music catalog to E-Commerce vendors such as Amazon as well as its own website. A music and technology background is essential for this position. The primary function of this role is to ensure the catalog is well represented and serviced in the e-commerce area.

As one of the oldest music publishing companies in America, Carl Fischer publishes educational and contemporary classical music. Large enough to be a leader in the industry yet small enough for each employee to make a difference, the company is still growing with a tight-knit team and a pleasant working environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Processing orders and monthly billing from e-commerce customers such as Amazon and Guitar Center
  • Processing daily retail orders from company’s website
  • Sending new product information as well as digital media such as covers and audio files to customers in e-commerce business
  • Being well-versed and educated on our own publications as well as publications distributed by Carl Fischer Music
  • Delivering excellent customer service through professionalism and product knowledge
  • Assessing and improving workflow for inbound and outbound data transfer
  • Creating reports to determine various trends in e-commerce customers
  • Contributing to data quality improvement

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of/background in classical and/or educational music essential
  • 1-2 years related experience a plus
  • Experience working with databases a plus
  • BA/BS degree, major/minor in music a plus
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Commitment to extraordinary customer service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Proactive and creative problem solver
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with ERP software a plus

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

To apply, send a current resume and cover letter including salary requirements to Sabrina Juetting at jobs@carlfischer.com. Please refer to your background in/knowledge of music in your cover letter.

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 students to intern 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). Interns will receive a stipend of $4.00 an hour. If applicable, this internship can also be used for college credit.

Internship opportunities are available in the following departments:

  • Production
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Licensing & Copyright

In addition, we are currently seeking a general intern who is a recent graduate or a graduate student and is available 4-5 days per week to work on projects in various departments (Licensing & Copyright, Production, Marketing and Sales). This internship is not specifically for the duration of a single semester but supposed to be more long-term and is a paid internship ($11/hour).

Successful candidates will be motivated and passionate about (classical) music and the arts, experienced in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Excel and Word), possess 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 knowledge of music notation. In addition, we are looking for interns that have experience with coding (HTML, CSS, Java Script, PHP) to work on tasks involving our website.

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 jobs@carlfischer.com. If you are applying to the general, paid internship, please also include your availability during regular business hours (Mon-Fri, 9:00-5:00).

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