Intern - Music Marketing

Universal Music Group

Kings Cross, United Kingdom 3 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

You will be responsible for providing support to the marketing team at Mercury Studios.

Skills & Experience

Be administrative
• Office admin including printing, photocopying, answering phones, writing emails, ordering couriers, taking minutes in meetings, booking travel, handling expenses and invoices, and organising meetings
• Completion of weekly reports on current projects (chart positions, sales figures, artist activity)
• Compile, maintain and distribute a weekly Marketing and PR update with information from all territories
• Monthly Mercury Studios Newsletter and mailing list database maintenance
• Maintain Mercury Studios Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, drafting engaging copy and tying into key anniversaries and relevant events, eg. Birthday posts, “On This Day”, Album of the Week and competitions
• Create presentations using PowerPoint and Keynote
• Manage office stock and order quantities to ensure that promotional copies of finished stock are available as required for Press, Internal use and Artist Management, liaising with warehouse as needed
• Use our in-house finance system to manage departmental invoices ensuring that all external suppliers are paid in a timely manner

Be operational
• Assisting in all aspects of Marketing campaigns, from basic office admin to supporting and developing marketing ideas
• Create Global smartURLs and maintain a database of relevant links
• Assisting in general website maintenance. Digital delivery of advance screeners to global contacts for local certification, and promotional audio via PlayMPE, maintaining a detailed file of what has been supplied to whom and when
• Assisting Marketing Managers on coordination of all release assets for marketing and promotion (press photos, ad mats, press releases, clips, banners for online etc.) to be saved to the network and uploaded to Box. Establish meaningful asset delivery database for all projects
• Work with the Communications Manager and relevant territory contacts to schedule and connect media phone interviews with relevant talent
• Assist the team with events, screenings, press passes for live shows etc. as necessary – organise tickets/guest list/passes/competition winners
• Keep abreast of global competitor activity, by following charts, liaising with international offices, and tracking social media activity.
• Collate artist tour dates, and suggest possible projects to get involved in
• Ad hoc project / event support
• Ad hoc tasks in support of the Sales & Marketing team, including MD
• General cover for the Marketing team when they are out of the office or on holiday

Person Specification

• Practical individual with previous office experience
• Excellent attention to detail
• Creative ideas and solutions, and quick to learn and adapt as required
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
• Highly motivated, with the ability to deal with the routine tasks as well as the more interesting aspects of the role
• Flexible and able to prioritise own workload; hard working and enthusiastic with a positive attitude
• Disciplined and organised
• Comfortable working under pressure in a constantly evolving environment
• Excellent IT skills including a good knowledge of Microsoft Office.
• Tactful, diplomatic and discreet
• Confident and passionate about developing a career in the music industry

• Passion for music and music film
• A ready knowledge of the Music Industry, and the opportunities / problems we collectively face
• Experience in other parts of the industry (eg playing in bands, gig promotion, student radio, music journalism)
• Regular user of social media platforms and passionate about music and the digital landscape

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

Just So You Know…

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.

Company Profile
Universal Music Group

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