Senior Director, International Marketing

Marketing & Digital Media Hollywood, California Req. UMG-3916


Based at the iconic Capitol Tower in the heart of Hollywood, Capitol Music Group is home to some of the best-known labels in modern music; encompassing the jazz icons of Blue Note, Capitol’s generations of pop stars, and the legendary recording of Motown to name but a few.  We produce, distribute and promote some of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music in the industry.  This role is a fantastic opportunity to join an organization on the cutting edge of the modern music business and, as part of Universal Music Group, a chance to be part of the world’s leading Music Company.

How we LEAD:

Capitol Music Group is currently seeking a Senior Director, International Marketing. This position is ideal for someone with experience across the multiple disciplines of the International arena.  Candidates must be comfortable and capable of working with senior management, both inside and outside of Capitol Music Group, as well as artists and their management.  The candidate must also be able to work multiple projects simultaneously, responsible for all marketing and promotion activity outside the United States.

How you’ll CREATE:

In this dynamic, fast-moving role, you will need to apply strong self-organization and time management skills while demonstrating pro-active initiation and follow through on a broad range of actions. The ideal candidate possesses a firm working knowledge of international marketing, promotions, and commerce as well as strong knowledge of urban/hip-hop, lifestyle & culture.

  • Initiate, implement, and execution of global marketing strategies for the launch of artist projects, specifically focused on Capitol Music Group’s urban/hip-hop genres via Motown Records, Quality Control & more.
  • Advising artist management in their strategic planning with an international perspective, timelines, and global schedules
  • Initiating, monitoring and overseeing the implementation of international affiliates’ marketing plans
  • Domestic and international travel required on a regular basis
  • Support international affiliates in obtaining the necessary assets & tools to successfully develop artist brands Internationally
  • Constant communication between artist management and international affiliates to regularly update them on development on their projects.
  • Guide artist and management through marketing plans and promotional schedules. 
  • Drive strategy globally through action & collaboration

Bring your VIBE:

  • Minimum 5+ years’ label experience with urban music, with at least 2+ years of experience in international marketing
  • Must have experience interfacing with artists and managers
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to write and present marketing plans to executives, artists and managers
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Keynote, Chartmetric or streaming analytics platforms
  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to prioritize and effectively follow through under pressure and/or tight deadlines
  • Ability to handle confidential information and interact with high-level executives
  • Degree or equivalent experience

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.