Coordinator, Global Marketing

Business Strategy & Operations Hollywood, California Req. UMG-1026


Capitol Music Group (CMG) is comprised of Capitol Records, Virgin Records, Motown, Blue Note Records, Astralwerks, Harvest Records, Capitol Christian Music Group, I.R.S. Records Nashville, Priority Records, Atom Factory, Electromagnetic Recordings and Evolve Music Group, as well as Capitol Studios and the company’s independent label services and distribution division, Caroline.  Capitol Music Group is based in Hollywood, California in the iconic Capitol Records Tower. Artists that record for CMG labels include: Katy Perry, The Beatles, Norah Jones, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Mary J. Blige, Sam Smith, Lil Yachty, Beck, Jon Bellion, Ne-Yo, Annie Lennox, 5 Seconds of Summer, Emeli Sandé, Bastille, Capital Cities, Kem, Rod Stewart, Robert Glasper, Ryan Adams, The Decemberists, Rosanne Cash, Don Henley, Bob Seger and The Beach Boys, among many others.

Seeking an exceptional and innovative coordinator to provide marketing and administrative support to the Global Marketing department for Capitol Music Group.

Job Functions:

  • Provide marketing support to International Marketing Directors across all record labels under Capitol Music Group
  • Gather all tools and assets for upcoming releases; have them uploaded to appropriate UMG databases
  • Create budgets and POs and process all department invoices in the UMG Uniport system
  • Create sales reports and marketing updates; utilize sales and chart info to make comprehensive sales analysis
  • Liaise with domestic and international production departments to ensure all scheduling is in place
  • Help create international promotional schedules for artists and liaise with international affiliates
  • Review and get artist manager approvals for all international licensing and synch requests
  • Book domestic and international travel for artists and employees
  • Liaise with artist managers and international territories on various requests
  • Setup, coordinate and execute telephone interviews for artists with international media
  • Help in the organization of CMG International events as well as promotional events for artists
  • Assist Directors with expenses
  • Handle all mail-outs
  • Attend all label meetings; take notes when necessary
  • Setup conference calls and coordinate meetings
  • Coordinate general admin requests for the marketing department
  • Vevo updates including description copy / live times
  • Linkfire link creation / maintenance Uniport vendor onboarding / invoices
  • Suggesting engaging marketing copy on label and artist socials for approval
  • Crafting and preparing social messaging calendars for approval
  • Pulling analytics reporting for internal use
  • Competitive digital marketing strategy research and reporting
  • Coordinating conference calls and meetings
  • Distributing approved marketing materials, features and assets digitally to internal and external teams
  • Adobe Photoshop, in-Design, Dreamweaver and Final Cut software experience strongly preferred
  • Assist in the creation of marketing materials (pseudo videos, banners, social assets, etc.)
  • Communicating priorities to select partners (low hanging fruit like Shazam, GIPHY, etc.)
  • Regularly update video metadata—YouTube channels and videos
  • Communicate priorities with team that handles labels socials to ensure proper coverage
  • Assist in prepping and setting up email newsletters for distribution around announcements and key dates
  • Assist in the set-up of Lemonade campaigns (pre-saves, stream to unlock, etc.)
  • Tracking Vevo slates (domestic & international)

 Job Requirements:


  • Existing relationships with labels and/or brands and existing contacts at digital platforms
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, familiarity with Soundscan, Uniport/SAP and specific digital account dashboards
  • Great organizational skills with the ability to prioritize based on evolving workload
  • Strong understanding of the music industry
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to handle confidential information and interact with high-level executives
  • Bilingual skills a plus
  • Ability to interact comfortably and effectively with employees of our company at all levels including Senior Management
  • Ability to interact comfortably and effectively with employees of companies we do business with
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and resourceful
  • Excellent follow-through and attention to detail
  • Flexible – able to adjust to changing priorities, and able to multi-task
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills



  • Advanced level artist relations and/or third-party distribution experience in a consumer-focused 3+ years’ experience in music industry marketing
  • International and domestic marketing experience preferred


  • Degree preferred or equivalent experience



Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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