Full Time Job

Marketing Manager

Universal Music Group

Kings Cross, United Kingdom 05-06-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Reporting to the VP, Global Priorities, the Marketing Manager is responsible for managing the execution and reporting of projects on UMG’s Global artist program in addition to the International marketing and promotion of UMG’s licensed Partner Labels’ artists and projects.

Skills & Experience

UMG Global Artist Program

Be Organised
• Management of assigned artist projects and tracks under the UMG Global artist program, working together with the VP, Global Priorities

Be Collaborative
• Working closely with repertoire owners and communicating key marketing information and targets to International markets
• Identifying project’s strengths and weaknesses and communicating to senior management and stakeholders

Be Analytical
• Calling for International marketing plans and closely monitoring data and performance of assigned tracks and projects

Partner Labels

Be Organised
• Managing the International marketing and promotional campaigns for artists signed to our US partner labels
• Breaking new acts into international markets, coordinating promotional schedules and travelling to territories to support activities where required
• Managing budgets and ensuring they are adhered to on all marketing campaigns.
• Initiating and planning central social advertising campaigns

Be Collaborative
• Managing the relationship with partner labels through regular communication and reporting
• Forging strong working relationships with artists, artist management, marketing colleagues and territories across the Universal business
• Working closely with the supply chain team for planning and scheduling of physical and digital product Internationally
• Leading other members of the team and reporting through to line manager on the progress of campaigns and the status of artists signed to Universal Music’s partners

Person Specification
• Experience at a Marketing Manager level within a music / entertainment / digital content business, with a proven track record of marketing priority releases
• Ability to operate in an International environment with an awareness of cultural sensitivities
• Proven inquisitive and tenacious nature, ability to find the latest, most effective techniques to embellish and strategically enhance projects
• Experience analysing, interpreting and acting upon all the relevant data and insight around an artist’s digital and streaming performance
• Sustained ability of developing innovative, organised, creative and commercially successful marketing strategies
• Highly creative & innovative thinker. Proven experience of identifying and developing positive strategic opportunities, suggesting alternative approaches and coming up with new ideas
• Established relationship-building and management skills with the ability to deal with creative individuals with tact and diplomacy. Persuasive and influential when engaging with internal and external stakeholders.
• Successful experience in negotiating with high profile characters (artists, artist management, internal stakeholders and senior management)

Personal Qualities
• A love of music
• Strong and proven communication skills
• Resilient & tenacious
• Fast thinking, hard working
• Adaptable
• Results driven
• Cultural curiosity and willingness to travel Internationally

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.

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Universal Music Group
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