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Streaming & Commerce Manager

Universal Music Group

Kings Cross, United Kingdom 11-17-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

We are looking for someone with a hands-on, real time approach that can work alongside the international marketing team on campaigns but also carry out research and analysis independently. The streaming manager will need to be continuously aware of all marketing campaigns that are being run by the International marketing team and able to contribute information to help influence ongoing international strategy for all artists signed to UMG UK – from newly signed to superstar artists. As well as working alongside the international team on a day to day basis, you will need to have a consistent dialogue with the streaming personnel at each UK label, as well as their equivalents around the world, acting as a go between to provide global streaming insight to your UK equivalents and vice versa. This will include sitting in global commercial meetings, marketing meetings, whilst also carrying out independent research analysing local and global trends to aide campaigns but also give insight to the UK international marketing personnel. This person should have relationships with key personnel at global DSPS to help with the overall dept strategy on how we break UK artists.

Skills & Experience

Be Insightful
• Be able to contextualise international DSP playlist activity and provide insight as to how an individual playlist contributes to a track or artist’s discovery on the respective platform
• Providing insight into results and effectiveness of UMG UK international marketing activity on streams in a timely manner
• Carry out research into competitor campaigns and their impact on streaming platforms internationally
• Apply context and understanding to data for artist development

Be Analytical
• Analyse international streaming charts to determine potential patterns in key markets

Be Strategic
• Help UMG UK International marketing team identify markets in which new artists could break initially and outline regions in which campaigns need help/improvement

Be Collaborative
• Provide context to wider UMG UK and managers on consumption globally – primarily streaming
• Build suitable impactful reports for UMG UK and managers to be communicated via email, in label meetings and in planning meetings
• Build a global network up of THE go team streaming/data heads in all key markets – including the UK heads of streaming/commerce within that
• Understand which of the partners is most important in each territory globally
• Build direct relations with certain key DSPs in territories

Person Specification
• A proven track record within a similar role
• A passion for music
• Excellent ability to develop relationships, communicate and influence others
• Well organised with the ability to plan and deliver to tight deadlines
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to interpret analytical data.
• Proactive approach to work, constantly seeking improvement in all areas
• Experience of working on own as well as part of a team, and with colleagues at all levels
• Ability to remaining calm in an often-pressured environment
• Excellent IT skills; must be proficient in PowerPoint or Keynote, Word and Excel

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.

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Universal Music Group

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