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We exist to create new opportunities for independent and emerging artists around the world, while connecting music-seekers with the best songs and artists to enhance their work.  Music Dealers combines the world’s largest, hand-selected catalog of pre-cleared, independent music with an amazing team of music and technology professionals to offer an unprecedented list of music-related services.

From January 2016 to May 2016 I interned with Music Dealers in their Chicago headquarters as a part of their A&R department, prior to the company's acquisition by BrandSpins later that year.

As an intern some of my duties included:

  • Scouted and recruited independent artists with a license-friendly sound
  • Concept sold our catalog to artist representatives in a B2B tech environment
  • Researched and catalogued artist information and marketing statistics
  • Assisted creative team with curating and preparing playlists to be pitched
  • Provided additional support to the sales and rights management departments
  • Prepared materials for weekly artist services team meeting
  • Attended local shows of partnered artists as a brand representative 
  • Maintained the catalog by supporting the needs of a user base of 15,000 artists
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