Full Time Job

Catalogue Relations and Production Manager

Universal Music Group

Kings Cross, United Kingdom 06-09-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

As part of Universal Music, Decca Music Group have more than 90 years of recording history and an outstanding repertoire covering Rock, Pop, Classical and Jazz. Decca Artists include, Andrea Bocelli, Aurora, The Lumineers, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Ludovico Einaudi and a rich catalogue that features artists from Pavarotti to Thin Lizzy.

Skills & Experience

Catalogue account, overall schedule and production management
• Being key person contact for all incoming catalogues with responsibility for smooth scheduling, production and release in the UK
• Co-ordination with appropriate teams for release in international territories
• Where appropriate managing communication between internal teams and external partners for incoming catalogue projects
• Liaising with central teams, commercial / legal etc to ensure full understanding of relevant deal and commercial aspects of incoming catalgoues
• Ownership and responsibility over Decca's overall catalogue schedule, production and international co-ordination
• Work closely with the Decca Catalogue team to ensure deadlines are met for artwork and audio
• Manage external consultants where appropriate

Be Strategic
• Report back to external contacts on production process and status across titles regularly
• Be prepared to adapt job, role, and requirements to suit an ever-changing music landscape

Be Collaborative
• Develop strong relationships with partner labels to ensure good working environments
• Develop open dialogue with relevant stakeholders directly
• Work closely with the commercial to ensure best understanding of opportunities for incoming repertoire for service to the retail sector

Person Specification
• Passion for music
• Proven experience of relationship management / account management
• Have strong understanding of production processes
• Excellent relationship-building and relationship-management skills with the ability to deal with difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
• Strong communication skills, written and verbal

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 indicative and not as a permanent, definitive, and exhaustive statement.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r79wxk-3-238-24-209-42 in your application.

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