Coordinator, Release Administration

Commercial Services Santa Monica, California Req. UMG-1277


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.

The Release Administration Coordinator provides administrative support to the UMG Commercial Partnerships Team(s) in the areas of release communication support and administration service. Key support roles include distribution and communication of information, systems support and analytical reporting.

Job Functions:

  • Sales program set up and communication to account teams
  • Support release communications team with daily date changes and system updates
  • Prepare adhoc reports for account and label analysis.
  • Support account teams and labels with program tracking and label sales
  • Assist with digital campaign pricing

Job Requirements:


  • Excellent Microsoft Excel, Office and PowerPoint skills, MicroStrategy and analytics a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with emphasis on relationship building with labels and partner
  • Meticulous attention to detail and follow through
  • Extremely organized with superior time management skills
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and produce high-quality results under tight deadlines in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative and desire to optimize processes and efficiencies
  • Ability to be proactive by identifying potential issues and taking action to rectify
  • Experience with analytics and database usage
  • Strong interest in music and pop culture


  • Knowledge of social media and current platforms of entertainment consumption
  • Working knowledge and understanding of UMG internal systems a plus. Ability to quickly learn new systems a must


  • BA degree

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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