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We’re Hiring!

Product Development Program Consultant

CBMIC is launching a pilot project on product development and is looking to contract a consultant to oversee the further advancement and deployment of this program.

The Product Development Program will match investment from artists in the music industry who are developing new products for the international music marketplace. Physical music sales have been steadily declining in Canada for years now, while live music sales have increased and are projected to continue to increase in the coming years. (Source: PwC, Global Entertainment and Media Outlook, 2015-2019, June 2015) Recorded music remains a key resource in developing touring markets, this program will help to ease the cost of producing recorded music for artists.

Responsibilities:

Receiving Applications through Survey Monkey

Ensuring all applications are complete and eligible

Communication with Applicants

Follow-up with artists to make sure that applicants are sticking to time-lines and budgets

Organize and implement jury system

Communicate with CBMIC staff regarding payments

Report on the results of the program

Ensure all financial reporting is up to date and accurate

Complete a report on the project at its completion

Work with CBMIC Staff to Organize Artist Workshops in relation to the program

Assets:

Knowledge of the music, arts, and/or entertainment sector in Nova Scotia

Previous experience managing budgeted projects

Demonstrated experience managing both budgets and project personnel

Self-motivation, and ability to work well with teams

Ability to manage a multi-faceted project and meet deadlines

Excellent communication skills

Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel,

Familiarity with Marcato Digital Software

Great time management skills

Contract Fee: $8,000

Reports to: Chair of CBMIC’s Board of Directors but day to day contact is with the CBMIC Operations Manager.   

Apply with cover letter and resumé to info@cbmic.ca by 5 PM – Monday, 23 January 2017

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CBMIC Presents a Holiday Ceilidh

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We’re pleased to announce a new program!

CBMIC, through the generous support of the Atlantic Canadian Opportunities Agency, is now accepting applications to our brand new Product Development Program.  This program will match investment from artists in the music industry who are developing new products for the international music marketplace. Physical music sales have been steadily declining in Canada for years now, while live music sales have increased and are projected to continue to increase in the coming years. (Source: PwC, Global Entertainment and Media Outlook, 2015-2019, June 2015) Recorded music remains a key resource in developing touring markets, this program will help to ease the cost of producing recorded music for artists. 

Applicants must be currently living on Cape Breton Island, be pursuing a professional career within the music industry, and be recording new material for commercial release to be considered eligible. 

Most costs directly related to the recording and production of a new recording will be considered eligible. All suppliers/contractors should be operating in Cape Breton. Music Producers from outside of Cape Breton are an eligible expense. 

Ineligible costs include: Equipment purchases and purchases of capital assets, Taxes that are subject to rebate to the Recipient (such as HST), Musicians’ union dues, penalties, fines, pension contributions and any other union-mandated payments, CD, vinyl or other music media manufacturing and duplication costs, except where allowed within the allowance for promotional, not-for sale costs.

Artists can apply by submitting an online application by clicking on this link. 

There is no deadline to apply. We will endeavour to jury applications within 4 weeks of receiving them. We expect our first jury to take place some time in early January. 

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