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Sony Music Entertainment Reviews

Updated July 11, 2018
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Pros
  • "Great location, amazing work environment, nice people" (in 36 reviews)

  • "Great atmosphere and great people to work with" (in 33 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay for industry standards and not much room for growth especially in my particular area" (in 14 reviews)

  • "Legal bogs down their processes, Long hours depending on the departments & simultaneous projects running concurrently" (in 10 reviews)

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  1. "College Marketing Representative"

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    Former Employee - College Marketing Representative in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - College Marketing Representative in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sony Music Entertainment part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free concerts, work at home, free merch, great bosses and co-workers, get to meet successful members of the music industry

    Cons

    Can be hard to balance work with school, Los Angeles reps tend to have more work than reps in other cities

    Advice to Management

    Not much, they are willing to be as helpful as they can to their employees


  2. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sony Music Entertainment part-time

    Pros

    great experience while working there

    Cons

    commuting was a hassle for me

  3. "HR Coordinator"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sony Music Entertainment full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fun environment, especially if you're a music lover
    Benefits
    401k

    Cons

    Hard to move up
    Compensation is lower than market


  4. "Marketing Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Sony Music Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    Fun environment and lots of perks

    Cons

    Long hours and lots of heavy deadlines


  5. "Executive Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sony Music Entertainment full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Benefits and a few perks

    Cons

    If you have a boss that doesn't advocate for you then you will never grow and progress in the company.


  6. "great for experience, little mobility"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sony Music Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work if you want to play the corporate game, you'll make useful connections and have a good work/life balance depending on the artist/management you work with. New office is really nice, amazing location right across from Madison Square park.

    Cons

    Upper management is a boys club, lots of people talk about making moves, but everything moves very slowly. Generational divide between people who've been in the industry a long time and the newcomers. Not a lot of opportunity for growth.


  7. "Product Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sony Music Entertainment (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    travel and meeting new people

    Cons

    long hours and high turnover

  8. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Sony Music Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    Cool people, casual environment. Great place to get a good understanding of a major label.

    Cons

    unpaid internship for school credit


  9. "Solid Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Sony Music Entertainment full-time

    Pros

    There are many Pros to working within Sony - The product line, the technical staffing and the digital vision are all solid and in line with the direction of the industry.

    Cons

    As with all current entertainment industry companies, changes come quickly, with effects that alter all departments regularly.


  10. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Sony Music Entertainment (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Path for career advancement and outstanding compensation package.

    Cons

    Very fast paced and evolving environment.


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