Artist Marketing Manager - EMI

Marketing & Digital Media Woolloomooloo, New South Wales Req. UMG-989


Do you spend your whole entire wage going to gigs or concerts? Would you happily live off canned tuna and crackers for months on end to save every penny for global festivals? Do you spend more time than you’d like to admit perfecting your collection of playlists? If the above sounds like you, please don’t stop reading here!

EMI Music is on the hunt for a superstar Artist Marketing Manager to join the EMI team! As the advocate for your designated labels/artists, you are music-mad, creative and commercial; able to develop artist vision, excite stakeholders, project manage and maximise sales opportunities for an array of International and Domestic artists.

The successful candidate will be crazy about music. Not just the artists themselves, but also the industry, how it has evolved over time and how we connect with fans in this digital world. You will have a background in marketing and are highly creative.

WHERE is this amazing, one-of-a-kind opportunity based, you ask? Well, we don’t wanna brag, but our ridiculously awesome office is in the heart of Sydney and has million dollar Harbour views...

Here’s the gist -

  • Collaborate with key areas of the business including marketing, promotions, A&R, label/artist management, content strategy, sales, sync/licensing, merchandise, D2F and business development to create and project manage innovative marketing plans/creative briefs for assigned roster of Australian and International Artists.
  • Develop social and content strategies to grow local fan base across online and offline artist communities.
  • Engage target audiences and align marketing plans with trends and consumer behaviour.
  • Identify and consider Australian and International artists in relation to their media, marketing and sales potential within Australia.
  • Monitor overseas charts and trends and incorporate into your project plans.
  • Use insights to identify new trends to inspire the team with innovative ideas to connect artists with their fans.
  • Develop and harness relationships with repertoire owners and International departments, collaborate on marketing strategies, promotional opportunities and tours

The superstar profile -

  • You are completely and utterly obsessed with all things music and our labels!
  • You have relevant qualifications / experience in marketing, digital or consumer behaviour.
  • You have an understanding of the digital space, emerging technologies and their effect on the current landscape.
  • You are highly creative and innovative with the ability to think outside of the box.
  • You are also a bit of a nerd with data and analytics.
  • You get along with all kinds of different people, collaboration is key.
  • You’re not looking for a typical 9-5 job!

If the above sounds like you, and you have experience in relevant, transitioning industries, please follow the link to apply. Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

About Us -

EMI Music is a world-renowned music company with iconic labels such as Capitol and Virgin. Its roster comprises some of the worlds most influential and legendary music artists such as The Beatles, The Beach Boys, and Frank Sinatra to current chart toppers Keith Urban, Katy Perry and Sam Smith. With a proud and rich history in Australia, starting with the legendary Slim Dusty, EMI Music is at the forefront of Australian music, being home to some of the biggest artists in the country such as Troye Sivan, Empire of The Sun, Birds of Tokyo, Angus & Julia Stone, The Avalanches and more.

EMI Music is part of the Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music and entertainment organisation, incorporating recorded music, music publishing and artist merchandise activities. The Group discovers, develops, markets and distributes recorded music through a network of subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensees in 77 countries worldwide. The publishing arm signs composers and songwriters and Bravado is the global music branded fashion merchandise division.