Manager, Label Operations

Production Hollywood, California Req. UMG-4011


Description

Caroline is the Independent Services division of Capitol Music Group (CMG), providing a full range of label services and revenue streams for Caroline’s artists, releases, and label associations on a worldwide basis, including Marketing, Promotion, Commercial Development, Branding, Synch & Licensing, Lifestyle Marketing, Business Affairs, and Finance.

How we LEAD: 

Capitol Music group is looking for a Manager of Label Operations to be a part of the Caroline team located in Hollywood, CA. This role will support the Director of Label Operation with all aspects of day-to-day operations across the team and label group and liaise with production. The candidate would be responsible for creating and communicating a timeline of deadlines across all aspects of the business, monitoring production timelines, maintaining release schedules, and inventory flow with a larger logistics team.

How you’ll CREATE:  

  • Manage the scheduling and set up of Caroline’s releases with Production, Digital Marketing, Video Production, Sales, and International Marketing
  • Communicate to responsible parties pending activities/issues requiring resolution
  • Ensure regular updates are communicated to the Label partner and UMG Supply Chain
  • Manage requests for artwork and music parts, both domestic & international
  • Communicate and obtain sign off from Label Finance for all Physical format additions to the Release Schedule
  • Manage expectations and feasibility of requests from Marketing and Sales, as well as, external label partners
  • Coordination with Operations functional groups on all relevant production issues
  • Monitoring vinyl stock and managing production timelines with Supply Chain
  • Responsible for DJ Promo Solicitations and advanced music distribution for Caroline Sales/Marketing/Synch teams
  • Support cost review to ensure projects are in line with UMG policies and label plans
  • Work with vendors for special manufacturing and packaging requirements, negotiating costs
  • Communicating the final Transfer Price to International Marketing
  • Communicate physical manufacturing costs to the Label Finance Group for approval and sign off
  • Monitor and work with the team to manage reasonable levels of excess inventory
  • Delivery of release elements to manufacturing vendors through delivery to distribution
  • Monitoring vinyl stock and managing production timelines with Supply Chain
  • Responsible for DJ Promo Solicitations and advanced music distribution for Caroline Sales/Marketing/Synch teams
  • Coordination with label personnel and support organizations on all relevant production issues

Bring your VIBE:

  • 2 - 5 years of previous Production management experience
  • Strong organizational, administrative, and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Undergraduate degree in business or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of and previous experience in the Record Label operations process
  • Results Driven
  • Time management plans the timing of tasks in order to always meet set objectives
  • Ability to delivers results to timeline and budget
  • Manage allocated budgets and resources to deliver results

Perks Playlist:

  • Competitive Compensation Package including Salary, Benefits and Generous 401k Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off – Paid Holidays, “Gift Week”, Summer Fridays
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Employee Developmental Support
  • Annual Gym Reimbursement Package
  • Pet Insurance, plus much more!

 Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer