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Songwriters create music and lyrics for songs or commercial tunes. Essential job duties listed on a Songwriter example resume are collaborating with musicians, writing musical scores and words, maintaining their knowledge of commercials and artistic demands, publishing their work, and obtaining copyright for their songs. Resume samples for Songwriter highlight qualifications like music theory knowledge, creativity, musical talent, networking, teamwork, deadline orientation, and computer literacy. Most Songwriters are trained in a music-related field, although formal education is not mandatory.

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BMI Songwriter

Worked closely with record producers and musicians to provide the required sound.

  • Wrote, recorded, edited and mixed professional audio sound.
  • Coordinated with singers, musicians, record producers and arrangers to create the best sound.
  • Organized background vocalists as required by the projects.
  • Composed music for media placement.
  • Handled the technical aspects of sound during live studio recording.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
2

Manager/songwriter/producer

  • Managed a team of engineers and musicians to produce and compose a concept Ep which used foley interludes and all natural instruments. The project also included a rockumentary for the first phase of development to bring awareness.
  • Prepared contracts, licensing agreements and copyright arrangements.
  • Single handedly branded the production, developed the business plan and built the official website and social media platforms for Vlog updates.
  • Worked together with graphic designers, photographers, sponsors and sourced print and packaging companies for cost effective and quality promotional material as well as to develop album art and merchandise packaging.
  • Successfully launched a Kickstarter campaign for the EP recording and was funded with 118% in pledges that came from Singapore, India, Australia and the USA.
  • Worked closely with Gibson Guitars for promotions.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MS
Entertainment Business
3

Personal Assistant to Grammy Winning Songwriter

Created system for monitoring payments for songs recorded and provided monthly reports.

  • Scheduled all meetings, recording sessions, and travel.
  • Responsible for all phone calls and email correspondence to recording labels and management.
  • Assisted publishing company complete split licensing for all songs recorded on albums.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Medical Billing And Coding
BA
Psychology
4

OPERATIONS Coordinator; MUSIC LEADER and SONGWRITER

  • Managed operations, including setup and teardown, of weekly services for organization of over 2,000 members.
  • Maintained inventory, equipment, and supplies.
  • Directed crew of approximately 20 workers.
  • Interacted with heads and staff of various departments to ensure effective and unified operations.
  • Participate in weekly meetings to create original material for services.
  • Lead music with other performers in weekly services.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Business Administration
5

Owner/producer/engineer/songwriter

Operate fully functional music studio and design ideal treatment for room acoustics and sound properties

  • Compose, produce, record, mix, edit and engineer studio sessions and digital audio track projects for recording artists, musicians and actors
  • Utilize computer software and external hardware including compressors, limiters, and equalizers to improve performances and enhance recording quality
  • Maintain, research, and recommend musical ideas for in-house studio sessions and prepare keyboard/synth patches for upcoming performances
  • Manage client relationships on regular basis to create their realistic and artistic expressions for audience engagement and discuss satisfactory progress of their record and take necessary actions to implement their requests
  • Compose, program, and post produce audio/sound effects and instrumentation for synchronization with film, video, television and radio
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BA
Music Business
BA
Communications
6

Assistant to Independent Singer/songwriter

Manage public relations and bookings for an up and coming singer/songwriter who has received
national and international recognition.

  • Develop and implement promotional outreach plans to highlight new record label, live shows and new releases.
  • Manage all social media outreach and website content.
  • Responsible for all correspondence, scheduling and travel arrangements.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
7

Musician, Songwriter, Studio Owner

  • Writing, recording, mixing, editing and mastering of albums and other musical projects.
  • Designing of artwork and preparation for CD manufacturing.
  • Distribution and promotion of albums through major online retailers.
  • Consulting and recording of various other musical projects.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job

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