Label Manager

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Label Manager
Z Records Ltd
Record Label
North London
Date Posted:
Oct 1st 2019
Z Records Ltd

Job Summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and driving all releases on the well-respected Z Records label. This is very much a hands on role where you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the label and the wider business model including sales, distribution, manufacturing, content creation, accounting, licensing and product development. It requires someone with an all round knowledge of the music industry ideally with experience in label/product management and artist booking and management. You will be responsible for building and maintaining existing relationships with manufacturers, distributors, promoters, designers, artists and 3rd party rights holders as well as completing existing projects. 

This is a full-time, permanent role based at a north London location.

Your responsibilities:

  • Managing release campaign logistics including physical and digital distribution
  • Co-ordinating the manufacture and delivery of all physical products 
  • Overseeing the delivery of all release assets including finished audio and artwork
  • Setting up releases for digital and physical distribution, liaising with various distribution partners, presenting them with release information to secure favourable positioning for our artists and releases with DSPs and physical retail
  • Devising P&L’s and delivering release campaigns within agreed budgets
  • Managing external agencies and partners 
  • Develop the label release schedule
  • Ensuring all releases are properly registered with PRS, MCPS, PPL
  • Company invoicing and liaising with accountants
  • Licensing in music for compilations and creating artist agreements. Licensing out Z Records catalogue
  • Royalty reporting and managing digital and physical sales statements from various 
  • General office and company management

Your Experience: 

  • Minimum 2 years experience managing a successful record label
  • Experience in delivering successful artist and compilation releases
  • Experience of building and managing key commercial relationships with partners and media
  • Experience of designing digital advertising campaigns across all channels
  • Experience in website design and digital analysis
  • Experience in royalty accounting
  • Experience within artist and/or DJ management/booking agency
  • Experience of managing external agencies and partners
  • A proven track record of hitting targets and managing a busy output
  • Experience of working within an independent record label or similar environment

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