New Intern: Josh Snyder
1. What do you want to get out of this internship?
First and foremost, I want to gain knowledge and experience about the in’s and out’s of the music industry. Specifically, I can’t wait to see the role that marketing plays within the industry, and what tactics are best suited for promoting our artists and their respective brands. I’m excited to have such a hands-on internship experience that will let me directly contribute to Olivia Management’s success.
2. What do you love to do? Hobbies? Activities?
I love anything baseball, so this spring you can expect to find me at First Tennessee Park catching a game or two. I’m always searching for that next concert to go to, and love finding new Nashville hot spots to check out.
3. If you could eat one thing for the rest of your life what would it be?
Chicken Parm! It’s like getting the best of both worlds, chicken and pasta all together. Plus there are so many different ways to make it, so this can keep me intrigued for a long ways to go.
4. Favorite musicians, artists, genres, equipment, shows you’ve been to...tell us anything you love about music.
Country music is my go to genre for anything music. I’ve been listening to all things country for as long as I can remember, and what better place than Nashville to immerse myself with the country music experience. I’m a sucker for country ballads and the stories they tell. In regard to favorite artists, David Nail has always been my favorite. I also really like Brothers Osborne, Granger Smith, Aaron Lewis, and Aaron Watson. However, outside the country genre you can find me listening to Jason Isbell, Sam Smith, and the occasional rap song. I’m always excited to hear new music and broaden my musical exposure, regardless of genre or style.
5. Why did you choose to intern here?
During my sophomore year at Belmont, I took Erin’s Foundations in Entrepreneurship class. Throughout the semester, Erin always used examples from her business to correlate with the material we were talking about. I was always intrigued to hear more and more about her specific business and their journey. I’m excited for the opportunity to directly contribute to Olivia Management’s operation, all while working with a great team!
6. What is your favorite part about Nashville?
The primary reason that I chose to attend school in Nashville was the amount of opportunity this city has to offer. Regardless of industry, chances are, there is an opportunity to learn and further my knowledge. I have always heard people say that Nashville is a big city and small town all at the same time. This statement could not be more true, everybody seems to know everybody and has the intention to help you out any way they can. Let me tell you, Southern Hospitality is the real deal down here!
7. What do you want to be when you grow up?
Confident. In any job that I find myself in, I want to be confident in my work and the lifestyle I may lead. Overall though, I would love to find a job in marketing within the music industry.