Intern - Artist Partnerships

Universal Music Group

Kings Cross, United Kingdom 11-04-2021
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Artist Partnerships Intern (12 MTH FTC)

This exciting position is within UMGB, the Brand Partnership division of Universal Music Group, where you will join an international team specializing in helping global brands craft and execute their music and entertainment strategies.

Within UMGB, the Artist Partnerships team works as a conduit between brands and Universal's artists, to help facilitate great strategic partnerships. They also provide support to 40+ countries worldwide to provide creative artist-focused solutions to briefs.

Find out more about UMGB here:

Skills & Experience

Be Creative
• Assisting with the creation of visually impressive marketing and artist materials for UMGB central and local teams – with a particular focus on artist pitch decks, artist content and other assets
• Contribute great ideas for the way Universal's artists can partner with brands to create stories and content that benefits both brand and artist

Be Analytical
• Work with our data and insight tools to track and monitor artist social and sales statistics, to develop factual, persuasive and data-driven responses to briefs

Be Connected
• Get knee-deep in what artists are posting on social media, talking about in press, what the trends are and use this information to inform your responses to briefs
• Be abreast, and potentially a user, of all the most popular social media channels of the moment: TikTok, Triller, and whatever is next.

Be Collaborative
• Supporting Vice President and Artist Partnerships Manager in their day-to-day duties
• Liaise with Universal's music labels to ensure up-to-date artist assets and information
• Support the teams with any additional admin support as and when required

Person Specification

• Music obsessed, with a wide artist and genre knowledge – you consider yourself to have your finger on the pulse with new artists, and regularly listen to music and attend (virtual) gigs
• Commercially minded, and able to create persuasive business cases under pressure
• Not afraid of data or Microsoft Excel
• Ability to create clear, structured, and visually compelling PowerPoint presentations
• Equally comfortable talking to bands backstage after gigs as you are presenting in a corporate boardroom

• Basic/advanced graphic design skills
• Experience with video editing software

Your Benefits
• Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
• Private Medical Insurance
• 25 paid days of annual leave
• Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
• Holiday Purchase scheme
• Dental and Travel Insurance options
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Salary Sacrifice Cars
• Subsidised Gym Membership
• Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)

Your Benefits

The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable. However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop. Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkw8bq-52-90-49-108-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Universal Music Group

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