Production Manager

Production Santa Monica, California Req. UMG-1033


We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.

This position is responsible for coordinating all aspects, including trafficking and final delivery of all print production and audio mastering for UMG releases in a timely manner.

Job Functions:

  • Responsible for planning, scheduling, and for monitoring all aspects of production and schedules to adhere to budgets.
  • Maintain constant communication between the Creative, Marketing, A&R and Production Departments as well as any additional outside design personnel to ensure timely delivery of all projects.
  • Support and ensure company and department policies and procedures are followed fairly and consistently.
  • Ensure department standards are maintained in terms of quality and quantity.
  • Data input and management of database and scheduling systems.
  • Other duties as assigned by company management.

Job Requirements:


  • Must be timely in getting work accomplished.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities.
  • Must be a creative thinker.
  • Computer experience: Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Highly motivated and with a desire to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to keep information confidential.
  • Must be willing to work extended hours.
  • Must be self-directed and well organized.


  • Relevant internship or equivalent prior coordinator experience (within the music industry a plus)


  • Bachelor’s degree (or Associate’s degree) or equivalent work experience in related field.

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.