Full Time Job

Manager, Label Operations

Capitol Music Group

Hollywood, CA 10-19-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Caroline is the Independent Services division of Capitol Music Group (CMG), providing a full range of label services and revenue streams for Caroline’s artists, releases, and label associations on a worldwide basis, including Marketing, Promotion, Commercial Development, Branding, Synch & Licensing, Lifestyle Marketing, Business Affairs, and Finance.

Capitol Music group is looking for a Manager of Label Operations to be a part of the Caroline team located in Hollywood, CA. This role will support the Director of Label Operation with all aspects of day-to-day operations across the team and label group and liaise with production. The candidate would be responsible for creating and communicating a timeline of deadlines across all aspects of the business, monitoring production timelines, maintaining release schedules, and inventory flow with a larger logistics team.

How you’ll CREATE:
• Manage the scheduling and set up of Caroline’s releases with Production, Digital Marketing, Video Production, Sales, and International Marketing
• Communicate to responsible parties pending activities/issues requiring resolution
• Ensure regular updates are communicated to the Label partner and UMG Supply Chain
• Manage requests for artwork and music parts, both domestic & international
• Communicate and obtain sign off from Label Finance for all Physical format additions to the Release Schedule
• Manage expectations and feasibility of requests from Marketing and Sales, as well as, external label partners
• Coordination with Operations functional groups on all relevant production issues
• Monitoring vinyl stock and managing production timelines with Supply Chain
• Responsible for DJ Promo Solicitations and advanced music distribution for Caroline Sales/Marketing/Synch teams
• Support cost review to ensure projects are in line with UMG policies and label plans
• Work with vendors for special manufacturing and packaging requirements, negotiating costs
• Communicating the final Transfer Price to International Marketing
• Communicate physical manufacturing costs to the Label Finance Group for approval and sign off
• Monitor and work with the team to manage reasonable levels of excess inventory
• Delivery of release elements to manufacturing vendors through delivery to distribution
• Monitoring vinyl stock and managing production timelines with Supply Chain
• Responsible for DJ Promo Solicitations and advanced music distribution for Caroline Sales/Marketing/Synch teams
• Coordination with label personnel and support organizations on all relevant production issues

Bring your VIBE:
• 2 - 5 years of previous Production management experience
• Strong organizational, administrative, and analytical skills
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Undergraduate degree in business or equivalent experience
• Knowledge of and previous experience in the Record Label operations process
• Results Driven
• Time management plans the timing of tasks in order to always meet set objectives
• Ability to delivers results to timeline and budget
• Manage allocated budgets and resources to deliver results

Perks Playlist:
• Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan
• Paid Time Off – Paid Holidays, “Gift Week”, Summer Fridays
• Student Loan Repayment Assistance
• Employee Developmental Support
• Annual Gym Reimbursement Package
• Pet Insurance, plus much more!

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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