Music Industry Coach 2022 - Remote

Barrie, ON Seasonal

Music Industry Coach (includes theory and performance knowledge)  

This is a full time position.

You must apply using our easy-apply portal:

Please note that aspects of this position are modified to ensure Health and Safety during the COVID-19 pandemic. This call for Music Industry Coaches is available Canada-wide.

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Music Industry Coaches (MIC) are early-career music industry professionals, music business and theory graduates, and final year music business and theory students who work to support our Membership Services department. MICs connect our membership to resources to grow their career and provide them with advice in the MIC’s area of expertise whether that be music publishing, stage presence, licensing, music theory, or any number of industry-relevant topics. MIC services are geared to early-career and emerging artists, such as those in our summer programming.

Due to federal funding requirements for this program, successful applicants must be:

  • 15–30 years of age on their first day of work

  • A Canadian citizen, have a permanent resident card, or be protected under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (there is no requirement to be a student) 

  • Residing in Canada during the length of the employment.

This program pays minimum wage for your province. The summer employment length is 7-16 weeks between May and September. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, administer and evaluate programs for membership in conjunction with senior management.

  • Establish administrative procedures to meet objectives set by the Board of Directors and senior management.

  • Provide industry-specific advice, support, and trainings to members within the organization, including that pertaining to music theory and performance.

  • Attend industry workshops and trainings with our members and artists in our summer programming.

  • Assist public relations staff in responding to public and internal inquiries via email, phone and other media channels.

  • Proofread and/or draft member communications.

  • Participate in policy development by preparing reports and briefs for management committees and working groups.

  • Assist with the organization of Membership records.

  • Ensure membership materials are located in the correct Google Drive locations.

  • Update and organize the Membership boards.

  • Maintain and operate membership database on membership management software.

  • Connect with all departments and supervisors regarding membership as needed.

  • Communicate with the Creative Services team for graphics and social media posts, etc.

  • Liaise with the Finance Department to manage membership fees and issue relevant documentation to members.

  • Communicate with members via telephone, email, Slack and Discord to provide excellence in Membership Services.

  • Assist in moderating the members-only Discord server.

  • Accurate data collection and preparation of charts and graphs for reports.

  • Perform other appropriate duties as assigned by management.


Application Requirements Information:

We have roles for those nearing completion of, or who have graduated from, music business, theory, and music industry arts programs. Those with relevant work experience but no relevant formal education are also eligible to apply. Please upload your resume and cover letter.

If you have any additional documentation (i.e., your own past projects or school assignments including but not limited to strategic plans, essays/papers, business plans, etc.) that you would like to submit as part of a portfolio of your relevant skills and areas of expertise, please do so in the box labelled “Additional Documentation.” Please utilize a Google Drive, Dropbox, or equivalent software to share these files, and ensure that application screeners will be able to open the files.

To have your application considered by the Hiring Team, all pre-interview questions must be filled out completely. Please note that there are no part-time positions this year.


If you are successful in our initial screening, you will be invited to a formal panel job interview.


Membership is not required to participate in the competition for this position, and no preference is given to existing members in our ranking process, however, upon acceptance of an employment contract, all employees are required to join the cooperative.

Those not selected as a Music Industry Coach are still welcome to join the Co-op as members. Professional Creator members have access to the same live or digital resources, support and community as those in our musician programs.


Canadian Musicians Cooperative welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please email if you have any questions or require accommodations.

We thank you for your interest in Canadian Musicians Cooperative and for participating in our competition. Only those candidates selected for consideration will be contacted.

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