Recording Studio Manager resume example with 19+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
MontClairey Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Mills College, Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy Oakland, CA Expected in Current Master of Business Administration : - GPA :
University of the Pacific, Conservatory of Music Stockton, CA Expected in May 2005 Bachelor of Music : Music Management - GPA : Music Management
Voting Member, the GRAMMY Awards March 2016 to Present The Recording Academy - San Francisco Chapter Pit Orchestra Musician, Trombone June 2012 to Present Youth Musical Theater Company (YMTC) - Berkeley, CA *Past performances include West Side Story, Wonderful Town, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Evita, South Pacific and Carousel.
Work History
Fantasy Studios - Recording Studio Manager
City, STATE, 08/2010 - Current
  • Leads studio business strategy with high-level organization, multitasking, and prioritization in order to manage a complex scheduling system of four independent rooms, four audio engineers and 250+ pieces of recording equipment at the largest studio in Northern California.
  • Oversees numerous projects at once requiring unique budget preparation, invoicing, collections and artist hospitality.
  • Responsible for hiring, training, managing and mentoring five direct reports.
  • Efforts increased studio operational efficiency by 25%.
  • Carried out major reorganization, transitioning engineers from full-time staff to independent contractor status and notifying clients about rate increases, while retaining all engineers and 85% of regular client base, and exceeding monthly revenue targets by 185%.
  • Increased efficiency, eliminated reporting redundancy and facilitated communication to stakeholders by creating and implementing a shared organizational tool to report revenue forecasts, track monthly revenue targets and analyze rate data under the new model.
  • Achieved [revenue or departmental objective] by [actions taken].
  • Achieved [revenue or departmental objective] by [actions taken].

Awesöme Ambassador, Low Brass Awesöme Orchestra - Awesöme Ambassador, Low Brass Awesöme Orchestra
City, STATE, 02/2013 - 03/2017
  • Key member of senior management staff.
  • Identified early need for process improvement and implemented new procedures for the low brass section which included organizing musicians and streamlining communications.
  • The resulting Awesöme Ambassador program was created and instituted in all areas in the organization, providing the Music Director with increased time and resources to grow the cooperative orchestra into a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
  • Recruit and train new members, assign parts, communicate session logistics and act as day-of point person to low brass musicians.

MKTG - Assistant Event Manager
City, STATE, 02/2007 - 08/2010
  • Analyzed and aligned on- and off-premise account demographics with a roster of 150+ promotional models to provide the most effective staff/account pairings, exceeding sales goals at 97% of all on-premise events and 92% of all off-premise events annually.
  • Increased the potential number of account visits per promotional team per day from one to three or more by developing structure within the firm's territory to create multi-account assignments.
  • Optimization of teams resulted in a 40% reduction in turnover and generated savings in resources normally spent in recruitment, training and new hire processing.

The Rosebud Agency - Booking Agent Assistant
City, STATE, 04/2005 - 02/2007
  • Tracked artist revenues in U.S.
  • and worldwide markets and provided analyses to agents on which markets should be considered for future tours and which should be replaced.
  • Revenue increased by an average of 12% from 2006 - 2007 for all artists tracked.
  • Executed live music performance contracts for a roster of 25-30 national and international touring artists for a more than 1,400 performances per year.
  • Aggressively pursued delinquent contracts and deposits from talent buyers in the range of $3k to $75k+ per engagement.

Arts & Entertainment Commissioner - Arts & Entertainment Commissioner
, , 04/2003 - 04/2005

Associated Students Of The University Of The Pacific ASUOP - Entertainment Programmer
City, STATE, 07/2001 - 04/2003
  • Hired and trained a board of four Arts & Entertainment Programmers and collaborated with them to produce more than 100 events per year, including on-campus concerts, festivals, lectures and film screenings, and off-campus sporting event and theme park trips.
  • Supervised teams of 25+ employees and volunteers on event days to assist with equipment load-in, setup, tear-down and load-out, overseeing worker safety and quality control while staying on schedule.
  • Contracted and negotiated with vendors to secure goods and services for all aspects of event production including artist fees, venue reservation, stage, power, lighting, transportation, catering, film licenses and group ticket sales.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Mills College, Lorry I. Lokey School of Business and Public Policy
  • University of the Pacific, Conservatory of Music

Job Titles Held:

  • Recording Studio Manager
  • Awesöme Ambassador, Low Brass Awesöme Orchestra
  • Assistant Event Manager
  • Booking Agent Assistant
  • Arts & Entertainment Commissioner
  • Entertainment Programmer


  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Music

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