Full Time Job

Release Operations Manager

Roc Nation

New York, NY 04-20-2022
Apply @ Employer
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Roc Nation provides a full range of label services and revenue streams for Roc Nation artists, releases and label associations on a worldwide basis, including Marketing, Promotion, Commercial Development, Branding, Synch & Licensing, Lifestyle Marketing, Business Affairs and Finance.

How we LEAD:

The Roc Nation Production department manages production & distribution of third-party label content through UMG's physical and digital supply chains. Working in collaboration with the larger Roc Nation Music team, the Manager will coordinate and manage all production aspects relating to Roc Nation Music's release schedule, managing product setup and milestone tracking.

How you'll CREATE:

Product Setup & Scheduling:
• Management of initial new item setup & maintenance within UMG Business Systems – Atlas, Milestone, DIGS & Release Workspace
• Communicate to responsible parties regarding pending activities / issues requiring resolution
• Manage expectations and feasibility of requests and ensure regular updates are communicated to the Labels, Roc Nation Music team and UMG Supply Chain
• Maintain delivery deadlines to ensure all content meets the requested street date
• Submission of all digital content according to the Digital Supply Chain rules and standards
• Quality control of all artwork, audio and video submissions
• Artwork review for physical releases ensuring all files meet required specifications
• Develops relationships with production vendors, assists in budgeting & negotiating costs and timelines for special packages
• Quarterly catalog reporting (International and Domestic)

Coordination with Label Personnel and UMG Operations on all relevant production issues:
• Troubleshooting and problem solving on production related issues
• Label Training & Set Up in on scheduling and product setup procedures
• Label Onboarding and Catalog Ingestion
• Maintain relationships with supply chain leads for various partners to address issues in a timely manner
• Advises on best practice guidelines and functionality of production systems to assist and guide labels & Roc Nation Music Marketing/Commercial teams for execution of project rollout plans
• Communicate clearly with label partners about current state of products & deadlines
• A growing understanding of supply chain and production process facilitating an ability to foresee potential issues and provide workable solutions

Bring your VIBE:
• Excellent time management and attention to detail
• Strong organizational, administrative and analytical skills
• Delivers what is promised, even when obstacles arise
• Can understand and clearly communicate complicated directives or instructions
• Expresses written ideas, thoughts, or facts in a clear, convincing, and organized way
• Developing effective communication skills and personal style
• Comfortable engaging with all levels of the organization and third-party labels
• Developing ability to face challenges and conflict with support
• Show initiative and curiosity to independently research and investigate new processes and programs and share findings with the larger team
• Maintains good relationships within immediate team and is developing a broader range of contacts
• Expected to develop comprehensive understanding of production processes, both digital and physical
• Some expertise in operations and production, keeps up to date with current trends
• At least 2-3 years of previous production management experience or similar
• Adobe Creative Suite, Video Editing experience a plus
• Understanding of music operations in a social media context (i.e., Instagram Stickers, TikTok Sounds, etc.)
• Expertise on specific partner operations (i.e., Spotify, TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Twitch) a plus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5jn60-34-231-147-28-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Roc Nation

Live Nation Entertainment is the global leader in live entertainment and ticketing. Our world-class portfolio reaches all aspects of the live event and ticketing industry, from ground-breaking software in Ticketmaster, mix of legendary venues and restaurants in House of Blues, production leaders in Concerts, exceptional brand partnerships in Media & Sponsorship, and unparalleled team of artist managers in Artist Nation supported by diverse professionals in all facets of Corporate operations.