A&R Assistant (Internship)

Job description

bitbird is a record label and creative company spearheaded by San Holo, based in The Netherlands.

As A&R Assistant (Intern) you will be responsible for supporting activities that optimize bitbird's label and publishing. You'll be working closely with our A&R, Business Development, and CEO, assisting them wherever possible working on collaborations, sessions, finding featuring artists, scouting new talent, clearing samples and remixes, brainstorming cover ideas, procuring co-writes, getting songs cut by other artists. This internship will provide a 360-degree understanding of the music industry by working in a nimble, small and young team with a start-up mentality. 

This is an application pool from where we'll source candidates when a new internship position opens. You'll hear back from us when we're hiring and interested.


  • Trend watching & signing new talent: monitoring playlists, streaming platforms and charts and following industry news to discover new signings and collaborative ideas.

  • Demo review: be the main point of contact for new artists who are submitting their music, filter it and present promising candidates to A&R

  • Event production: assist with production for all our fan and industry events.

  • A&R Dashboarding: assisting with the improvement of the A&R flows, databasing and systematization of existing and future relationships.

  • Strategic research: executing research assignments on new markets, technologies trends and relationships.

  • Scheduling: booking meetings, travel and scheduling for the bitbird team.

  • Radio production: assist with the production and promotion of bitbird radio episodes

  • Product Management: assist with collection and ingestion of release assets to DSPs and social platforms.


  • Passionate about music.

  • Open and excited about occupying the key supporting role within our team. You're not afraid to jump in and volunteer to take work off others' plates.

  • College / University background.

  • Excellent command of the English language (Dutch is a bonus)

  • Eager to learn, willing to take feedback and excited to work in a start-up environment.

  • Affinity with electronic music and the music industry is a bonus.

  • Able to work 24+ hours/week for a minimum of 3 months.

  • Ability to come into our offices in The Hague, NL.

bitbird is a start-up and this internship is an opportunity for those with ambitions to grow in the music industry to build experience and grow with us as a company. Our culture is open to taking young and aspiring individuals and investing in them to cultivate the best in the industry. Experience is a bonus, but we're all about hiring smart and motivated individuals who are willing to learn.

Do you have what it takes? Submit your resume and motivational letter in English where you describe why you are the ideal candidate for this internship, why you'd fit the bitbird team and your affinity with the music industry. This is an application pool from where we'll source candidates when a new internship position opens. You'll hear back from us when we're hiring and interested.