Full Time Job

Sr. Manager, Label & Product Management

Warner Music Group

Los Angeles, CA 11-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
WMG's top priority is the safety and wellbeing of its team members, artists and songwriters across the globe. In response to COVID-19, WMG is fully committed to helping its people balance their home and life commitments with flexible working options, virtual wellness sessions, and more. WMG strives to maintain a COVID-free workplace. To that end, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment for all US new employees, prior to the commencement of employment. If you are hired, you will be required to provide proof of your vaccination as part of your new employee onboarding process, subject to our legal obligation to make reasonable accommodations in certain limited circumstances.

Job Description:

A little bit about our team:

ADA Worldwide strives to provide independent artists and label partners with access to the resources, relationships and experience required to share their creative vision with a global audience. We honor our diverse history and embrace the future with unwavering passion & ambition.

As the independent sales and marketing arm of Warner Music Group, the ADA Label Management team works closely with distributed artists and label partners to help realize our common goals for promoting music on a global basis while optimizing sales opportunities. The Label Management team sits at the center of ADA, collaborating with operations, sales, label services, finance, business affairs and the whole of Warner Music Group.

Why this could be your next big break:

The Label & Product Management role is a unique opportunity to work with exciting signed artists and independent label partners while guiding them through best practices and helping to get their creative content to the masses. In addition to being at the forefront of a creative community, this position has the visibility and engagement in new methods of music consumption.

By way of Label Management with an emphasis on Product Management + Digital Strategy, this role will have the ability to make a meaningful impact on ADA's business while also developing strong relationships with our partners, employees and co-workers.

Here you'll get to:
• Be the main liaison between a select group of ADA distributed label partners along with the internal global teams
• Foster strong relationships with key individuals at distributed labels, artist management companies and directly with artists
• Ensure that all partners are informed of all ways they can best work with ADA in order to maximize the relationship
• Remain current and help educate all partners on best practices across priority digital commercial accounts as well as new methods of music consumption
• Work closely with ADA's integrated digital marketing and commercial teams to bring campaigns and initiatives to life
• Construct community/fan-building initiatives while brainstorming to implement exciting new online content and activations and optimize them for each distribution platform
• Collaborate with ADA's staff to strategize, review and engage around artist campaigns to maximize digital marketing visibility and measure KPI's
• Create weekly performance reports across socials and streaming for internal teams and label partners to better understand the cadence around priority projects
• Provide account management teams with key marketing & sales information on new releases, on-going priorities & general label activity
• Organize/lead set-up meetings for key releases including managing follow-up/action items
• Analyze sales data with an effort to identify and optimize opportunity
• Implement, organize and execute creative marketing including the management of project budgets
• Identify and secure Label Services opportunity including radio, online marketing, press, synch, ticket bundling and more
• Represent ADA at various industry events

About you:
• Showcase a strong knowledge and passion for music across all genres
• Be motivated, creative, innovative, highly organized, detailed and multitask oriented while working under pressure
• Have strong management skills with the ability to drive projects to completion
• Have excellent oral and written communication skills
• Have the ability to translate analysis into actionable strategy
• Have an exemplary knowledge of the digital media with an understanding of how it influences and moves popular culture

It would be music to our ears if you also had:
• 5+ years of label / distribution experience with an emphasis on Product Management and Digital Commerce/Marketing
• A strong understanding of digital accounts with an ability to activate those relationships
• Broad knowledge of music, independent record labels and artist managers
• Strong knowledge of sales and production/metadata
• Track record of managing productive relationships with independent labels, artists and artist managers
• Experience with Photoshop, basic HTML and social media publishing tools
• Knowledge of digital advertising tools
• Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent business experience

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Love this job and want to apply?

Click the ''Apply'' link or apply directly with your LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.

Don't be discouraged if you don't hear from us right away. We're taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for Warner Music Group. We love it here, and think you will too.

About us:

With its broad and diverse roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, East West, Elektra, FFRR, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers with a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

For more than four decades, WMG has been an industry-leading force in providing a world-class array of services designed to help artists and labels grow their careers and their businesses. Artist & Label Services is the umbrella for WEA (Warner-Elektra-Atlantic) – the pioneering WEA distribution and marketing network – and Alternative Distribution Alliance (ADA) – the ground-breaking global distribution company for independent artists and labels. As well as consumer brands such as Songkick the live music app, EMP the merchandise e-tailer, and UPROXX the youth culture destination.

Love this job and want to apply?

Click the ''Apply'' link at the top of the page, or apply directly with your LinkedIn. Applying with LinkedIn will import all of the information you put in your profile, but will still allow you to upload a resume and cover letter.

Don't be discouraged if you don't hear from us right away. We're taking our time to review all resumes, and to find the best people for WMG.

Thanks for your interest in working for WMG. We love it here, and think you will, too.

WMG is committed to inclusion and diversity in all aspects of our business. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and will evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law (genetic characteristics or cancer), physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1p5bm-3-92-28-52-42 in your application.