Label Manager - Ingrooves

Commercial Artist Strategy Sydney, New South Wales Req. UMG-5514


Description


 

Join the Ingrooves team

We are Ingrooves Music Group, part of Universal Music Group. We are committed to powering creativity in today’s dynamic music marketplace by providing the best distribution, marketing, and rights management tools and services to content creators and owners. We develop state-of-the-art, cost-efficient, and scalable technology platforms. Our label partners benefit from our experienced, knowledgeable people, unparalleled commitment to customer service, and thoughtful marketing solutions that drive results. We aspire to be the most transparent and solution-driven partner for the labels and artists we work with.

The Role

Reporting to the Managing Director, ANZ + SEA, the position of Label Manager will focus on the day-to-day activities for a roster of distributed labels, working alongside label partners to develop artists and promote their music and video content. The successful candidate will have a strong interest and knowledge of independent music and culture with a passion for label and artist development. 

The role requires a creative strategist who possesses a strong understanding of the opportunities in the digital retail landscape. Preferably, they will have experience with metadata best practices, and have a solid understanding of music marketing.

The Label Manager will need to work closely with the Ingrooves team members around the world, taking local AUNZ releases to the global stage.

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage the day-to-day relationships with key label partners in Australia and New Zealand, acting as the primary point of contact externally to the label and internally representing their labels' interests
  • Manage, organise, and oversee label and release presentations
  • Manage priority release campaign logistics from inception through to analysis, working with other internal departments as necessary
  • Ensure the Global Sales Strategy and Marketing departments have all the assets and drivers necessary to properly solicit and market priority releases and provide appropriate support in the region
  • Liaise with our international internal departments including sales strategy, marketing, video, operations, insights & analytics, finance and legal to ensure all label partners' business needs are met
  • Manage assigned labels physical and digital product logistics and operations
  • Drive product adoption of Ingrooves’ technology platforms and services across our Label Partners
  • Be an expert resource and provide account and industry insight
  • Guide label partners with metadata best practice, ensuring products are delivered to platform and on time

 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 2+ years experience within a label, distribution, DSP, or management company working with labels, managers, and artists
  • Organised project manager with the ability to adapt to labels’ and artists’ individual needs
  • Passionate about music discovery and a fan of independent music
  • Strong relationship builder, creative and resourceful at getting to the finish line
  • A good understanding of music services like Spotify, Apple Music, and YouTube, as well as platforms like TikTok and Facebook and how to best utilise them in release campaigns
  • Digital marketing background is a plus
  • Experience with digital and physical retail distribution is a plus
  • Keen attention to detail, experience managing metadata is a plus