Contract Job

Music Supervisor

Universal Music Group

Kings Cross, United Kingdom 08-10-2022
  • Paid
  • Contract
Job Description

Universal Production Music is an established, high quality music company providing music for all commercial content platforms. Commissioning artists and composers across all genres it continues to be the most popular catalogue of choice.

You will be someone with a deep love of all music and a good ear for how music works to picture, plus an excellent ability to deconstruct any music brief or task given to you. Whilst confident in dealing with clients and efficient at multitasking you are also happy to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment and most importantly be a great character to fit into a tight knit team.

Skills & Experience

Be Creative
• Provide creative, timely and accurate music searches for a wide variety of clients, dealing with musical requests across any style or genre
• Understand the key role of music within media and how the right track can enhance a client's production / creative vision
• Have a broad musical knowledge and keen interest in learning new trends, styles or genres - always expanding your understanding and appreciation of our catalogue
• Compile relevant music samplers for client / agent distribution

Be Collaborative
• Liaise with technology teams on reporting and analysis of data - also work with international offices to improve use of data
• Proactively promote our very high standard of services to clients with great knowledge of our catalogue, website features and music search service
• Liaise with internal producers on client feedback and trends
• Supporting Head of Music Supervision or Marketing / Sales teams as needed
• Help organise and attend client events
• Attend relevant UK trade shows
• Attend, keep notes and participate in all relevant departmental meetings
• Provide analysis, reports, presentations and feedback of client usage, trends and any other requests as needed by the Head of Music Supervision or the wider team

Be Organised
• Key point of contact in the office for all incoming queries including answering all phone calls - responding efficiently to client, agent or composer queries
• Efficiently respond to the LIVE CHAT feature on our website
• Keeping the client database up to date with all requests and queries
• Manage multiple tasks at once and keep team up to date on progress

Be Commercial
• Proficient understanding of music licensing and advising clients on production music rates, licensing terms, music details and any other queries
• Contribute marketing ideas for client initiatives
• Assess potential new business opportunities and help exploit our content across various platforms
• Help implement all aspects of the agreed Marketing / Sales strategy

Person Specification

• Keen interest in music across various styles
• Confident in using excel (or similar) and creating presentations / reports
• Self-motivated and eager to learn
• Experienced in handling multiple projects concurrently
• Good phone manner
• Pro-active and excellent at working to tight deadlines

• Experience with music licensing and / or sync
• Good understanding of our media clients
• Experience creating or producing music

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)

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0zkw6-3-235-65-220-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Universal Music Group

We are Universal Music Group, the world’s leading music company. We are the home for music’s greatest artists, innovators and entrepreneurs.