Senior Digital Producer

Production Kings Cross, London Req. UMG-4362


Job title:  Senior Digital Producer
Responsible to: SVP Digital Content
Department: Mercury Studios
Location: 4 Pancras Square, Kings Cross

Music is Universal

Its the passionate and dedicated team at Universal Music who help make us the worlds leading music company. From A&R to finance, legal to digital, sales to marketing, Universal Music is the place to grow and develop your career within a truly commercial and innovative business that leads in everything it does.
Everyone is welcome to apply for our roles, and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favorable treatment because of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief, age, marital status, background, pregnancy or caring responsibilities. We also recognise the importance of diversity of thought within our teams and are fully committed to embracing the talents of people with autism, dyslexia, ADHD and other forms of neurocognitive variation.
We will always seek to make appropriate adjustments to recruitment, workplaces, and work processes to be fully inclusive to people with different needs and working styles. If you need us to make any reasonable adjustments for you from application onwards, including alternatives to the online form or to disclose a neurocognitive condition, please email [email protected]  


The A Side: A Day in The Life

Mercury Studios is a multi-faceted content studio established to develop, produce, and invest in innovative, music-based storytelling. In addition to content development and production, Mercury Studios includes our award-winning library that includes nearly 2,000 hours of programming and more than 800 titles of original documentaries.  Mercury Studios produces content with music continuing to serve as the foundation for projects across performance/live, factual/reality, scripted, artist and filmmaker partnerships and remastering and audio originals via film and television content, podcasts and short.


The B Side: Skills & Experience


Be creative and collaborative


  • Work directly with the SVP of Digital to create and execute internally-generated IP across all digital platforms
  • Create pitches and plans for branded initiatives
  • Write and producing content for our digital handles
  • This person will oversee the development, execution, and delivery of multiple mid-form & short-form content pieces throughout the year
  • Work directly with brands to develop content around their initiatives
  • Work directly with artists to help bring their ideas to life


Be production minded


  • This role will liaise with production management to bring in freelancers and plan shoots
  • They will work with our rights & clearance department to ensure all music content goes through the appropriate processes
  • Guide an idea throughout every step of the production cycle; from ideation, to outline, to execution, through post
  • Oversee small teams of freelancers on a project-to-project basis


Person Specification


  • A proven track record of creating mid-form content across YouTube - with AVODs and streamers a plus
  • A passion for music, culture, and creativity
  • Have a deep understanding of the types of content that work on the various digital platforms
  • Up to date on creative best practices across YouTube
  • Experience producing content on social platforms, primarily Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook
  • Experience with a digital publisher is a plus


Bonus Tracks: Your Benefits

  • Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 paid days of annual leave
  • Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
  • Holiday Purchase scheme
  • Dental and Travel Insurance options
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Cars
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)


Just So You Know

The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable. However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop.  Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.