Product Development Consumer Engagement Manager

Production Santa Monica, California Req. UMG-914


Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) is the centralized U.S. catalog entity for the Universal Music Group. Working closely in concert with all of the company’s record labels, UMe provides a global frontline approach to catalog management, a concentration of resources, a greater emphasis on strategic marketing initiatives and opportunities in new and emerging technologies.  UMe is seeking a passionate music enthusiast to join our catalog A&R team as the Product Development Consumer Engagement Manager based in Santa Monica, CA.

Job Functions:

  • Develop and execute the delivery of products from UMe's vast catalog of artists that can be sold through consumer engagement channels
  • Manage rights clearances with business affairs
  • Steer production process for physical music and merchandise
  • Successfully communicate with artists and managers on development of products
  • Work alongside ex-US product development team to coordinate global CE releases
  • Prepare written tools to explain product for marketing needs
  • Regularly update product development team on CE product progress
  • Stay current with all competitive CE and artist driven products in marketplace

Job Requirements:


  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • General knowledge of catalog music industry and recording methods and technology
  • Understanding of manufacturing physical goods
  • Passion for curating and anthologizing artists and their music
  • An appreciation of multiple genres of music
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PPT)


  • 3+ years in music industry


  • Bachelor's degree required in music, marketing, communication, business or related major

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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