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Music Producer job description

A Music Producer is a professional who manages the entire process by which bands and performers record, produce and release music.

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Music Producer responsibilities include:

  • Gathering ideas and inspiration for projects
  • Running recording sessions for artists
  • Rearranging compositions or suggesting changes to lyrics

Job brief

We are looking for a Music Producer to join our team and work with our recording studio, artists and other stakeholders to oversee the process of producing and releasing music.

Music Producer responsibilities include overseeing budgets and expenses, working with multiple teams and coaching artists. 

Ultimately, you will work with many professionals like composers, instrumentalists and artists to produce musical projects within budget and on schedule.


  • Oversee the songwriting, arrangement and recording processes
  • Manage budgets for assigned projects
  • Handle contracts and negotiations for staff
  • Make sure everyone involved in a project shares the same goals and vision
  • Act as the link between the record label’s management and the musical artists
  • Gather feedback from listeners and use it to create a strategy for future musical directions

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Music Producer or similar role
  • Musical talent and experience, typically gathered from past experiences as a musician
  • Strong technical knowledge of music and recording
  • Networking and interpersonal skills (required for meeting key people in the industry)
  • The ability to operate studio equipment and use sound editing software
  • Management expertise
  • Familiarity with the latest industry developments
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Music Producer

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