New Business Executive (Def Jam)

Business Strategy & Operations Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Req. UMG-3966


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 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.


We are in search of a New Business Executive (Def Jam Malaysia) to be based in Kuala Lumpur.


Role Summary

We welcome individuals who is passionate and committed to their role and also fast learner and willing to learn new skill on daily basis. Time is essence in fast moving industry and we require dedicated inviduals that can work in quick turn around time frame.


About this role:

  • Seeking actively for brands opportunities for Def Jam artist in Malaysia
  • Planning and executing plans for all Def Jam Malaysia’s project with other team member
  • Willing to closely with other departments to ensure project are delivered on timely manner
  • Preparing materials and proposal decks for Def Jam Malaysia’s artist
  • Assist the team on e-commerce projects for all the Def Jam Malaysia key releases
  • Ensure Def Jam’s Malaysia artist hit their deliverables and KPI for the agreed plan with brands and partners
  • Def Jam Malaysia’s person to go to for brands enquiries and plan


Desirable Traits:

  • Years of experience : Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
  • Skill requirement: Able to work smoothly on Canva, PDF deck and Microsoft Office, love to meet new faces, social media savvy and able to take beautiful pictures with mobile will be an advantage.
  • Language requirements : Fluent in speaking and writing in Mandarin, English and Bahasa Malaysia.


About us:


Universal Music Group (UMG) is the world leader in music-based entertainment, with a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries.


Featuring the most comprehensive catalog of recordings and songs across every musical genre, UMG identifies and develops artists and produces and distributes the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music in the world. Committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship, UMG fosters the development of services, platforms and business models in order to broaden artistic and commercial opportunities for our artists and create new experiences for fans.


UMG's catalog is marketed through two distinct divisions, Universal Music Enterprises (in the U.S.) and Universal Strategic Marketing (outside the U.S.). UMG also includes Universal Music Publishing Group, one of the industry's premier music publishing operations worldwide and Bravado, the leading provider of consumer, lifestyle and branding services to recording artists and entertainment brands around the world. Universal Music Group is a Vivendi company.