Coordinator, Digital Supply Chain

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Position:
Coordinator, Digital Supply Chain
Employer:
Kobalt Music Group
Category:
Assistant
Location:
UK - London
Salary:
Competitive
Date Posted:
Jun 11th 2018
Kobalt Music Group

We’re looking for a Digital Supply Chain Coordinator to join the close-knit and rapidly growing AWAL team supporting the Digital Supply Chain Managers in their day to day work. Your role will help ensure the trains run on time, acting as a key interface between the global business and our partners on release setup/rights issues and delivery of audio/video to a variety of platforms. You are an enthusiastic and flexible self-starter with a passion for digital, keen to develop your operational skill set in a fast-paced environment. Regular evening work as part of a team shift pattern will be required.

AWAL is the Recordings division of Kobalt, and provides a range of marketing, distribution and other services to artists and labels, empowering recording owners whilst enabling them to retain ownership and control of their masters. AWAL works with more than 12,000 clients and our roster includes artists such as Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Kooks, Laura Marling, Tom Misch, De La Soul, The Wombats, David Gray, Placebo and LAUV, and labels including Marathon Artists, Independiente, Mau5trap, Downtown, Wrasse and Chrysalis.

Working at AWAL, and this role will help build the music services company of tomorrow, to empower creators in today’s complex and change the music landscape – so ideal for someone with an incredible drive, enthusiasm & passion for music!

What would you do as a Coordinator, Digital Supply Chain?

  • Monitor & troubleshoot Digital Supply Chain performance, including issues with live products at digital services
  • Handle business requests for timed releases, instant grats, rights updates etc.
  • QC and schedule delivery of video releases to our digital partners
  • Manage claims/conflicts queues on YouTube
  • Set up pre-release content protection on key frontline titles
  • Contribute to departmental documentation and best practice guides 

You will ideally have

…experience in a Digital Supply Chain role

…familiarity with UGC platforms (YouTube/Facebook/SoundCloud)

…experience with video QC methods and encoding software

…working knowledge of music metadata in a digital distribution context, particularly the iTunes and Spotify style guides

…meticulous attention to detail

Bonus points for experience with Apple XML and DDEX ERN as well as being YouTube Certified!

Recent Awards/Recognitions:

2018 Financial Times Boldness in Business – Drivers of Change Nominee

2018 Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Music

2017 Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Music

2017 Music Week Publisher of the Year

Recent press:

Music Week - The Music Industry’s Best Friend

Music Business Worldwide – “We are Building for the Future of the Music Business

Wired - How data saved music

Economist - Disrupters

Check out our blog:

https://www.kobaltmusic.com/blog

SPECIFICS

  • Based at River Building, Cannon Street, London EC4R 3TE
  • Hours are 37.5 hours per week. Generally, these are taken between 9.30-6 with 1 hour for lunch but amendments to these hours can be agreed on a case by case basis with line manager approval

www.kobaltmusic.com/careers

www.awal.com/blog

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. Verification checks will be conducted during the interview process and a full DBS check on acceptance of offer. Kobalt is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. 

KOBALT MUSIC GROUP BENEFITS FROM DAY ONE 

ANNUAL LEAVE | Contractually 25 days, however Kobalt closes its offices for the 3 days between Christmas and New Year’s when staff contribute 1 day.

LIFE ASSURANCE | Equal to four (4) times base salary.

INCOME PROTECTION | Covers up to 75% of base salary up to the age of 65.

PENSION | Kobalt comply with auto-enrolment legislation, and currently contribute 2% of qualifying earnings if eligible staff stay in the pension scheme, currently with Aviva.

TRAVEL INSURANCE | Business travel insurance cover.

GYM MEMBERSHIP | Corporate rates offered for 12-month memberships at Nuffield Health or 
Fitness First.

EYECARE | Full eye test provided at a range of opticians through a voucher scheme.

WELLBEING | Wellbeing Hub and Employee Assistance Programme.

FRESH FRUITSELECTION OF SNACKS AND CEREAL SUPPLIED

REGULAR STAFF SOCIALS | Including seasonal social events and parties.

POST PROBATIONARY PERIOD BENEFITS

PRIVATE MEDICAL INSURANCE | Policy is with the BUPA ‘select’ scheme, with the ability to upgrade to a partner or family membership.

PENSION | Staff can select to move to salary sacrifice and benefit from a 2.5% - 5% company matched contribution.

TRAVEL INSURANCE | Personal travel insurance, individual or family cover.

INTEREST FREE SEASON TICKET LOAN SCHEME (eligible after 1 month of service) | Loans deducted from net pay over a 12-month period.

CYCLE TO WORK SCHEME | In partnership with Evans Cycles.

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