Digital Account Manager




Position:
Digital Account Manager
Employer:
Kobalt Music Group
Category:
Account Management
Location:
UK - London
Salary:
Competitive
Date Posted:
Jun 21st 2018
Kobalt Music Group

As the streaming landscape is continuing to grow and change, AWAL is looking for a personable as well as analytical Digital Account Manager to join our Global Digital Accounts team. This amazing opportunity will allow you to work with an incredibly diverse roster of up and coming as well as established acts, helping to drive their playlisting and profiles across digital services.

Reporting to the Senior Director, Digital Accounts, you will help with the day to day management of new release information and pitching materials to ensure new and ongoing releases are presented to all UK & International digital accounts as well as building long term playlisting strategies and stories. To be successful in the role, we need someone with a natural incline towards sales, but with a humble approach who is focussed on getting results in innovative and forward-thinking ways.

You will be the primary contact for selected platforms and responsible for monitoring and reporting on streams, sales and trends using AWAL’s proprietary analytics tools, so it’s pivotal that you have an analytical mindset, an eye for details and love digging the data!

AWAL is the partner of choice for innovative artists at all stages of their careers as we transform the way music is released by creating a high-quality path for artists to remain outside of the traditional label system while maintaining ownership of their masters. Leading artists who have already chosen AWAL includes Lauv, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Kooks, Tom Misch, The Wombats, Bruno Major, You Me At Six and Laura Marling.

If you feel like the fast-paced, rewarding environment of our rapidly growing company is for you - share your story! Apply today and tell us why you are the next best addition to our successful team!

What would you do as a Digital Account Manager?

  • Represent AWAL releases to selected DSPs
  • Assist with the day to day relationship with key accounts in the UK and internationally.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key contacts at the DSPs
  • Liaise with project marketing leads to help define and deliver digital sales and streaming strategies
  • Prioritise release schedule and process pitching information across the AWAL roster
  • Prepare presentations for playlist and editorial pitching meetings
  • Manage the information flow to our network of international Account Managers
  • Represent catalogues to digital accounts as well as frontline releases
  • Generate weekly reports on the status of artist campaigns including playlist and on-platform profile results
  • Analyse performance of releases using AWAL’s analytics tools
  • Liaise with the Digital Operations department to ensure content delivery feeds are timely and complete
  • Communicate new developments and initiatives at the digital services to the Marketing and Label Management teams

You will ideally have

  • 2 years’ experience working in the music industry, background in Digital Account Management preferred
  • Deep understanding of digital retail platforms
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current and future trends in music landscape
  • Working operational knowledge of digital delivery processes and digital services requirements
  • Global outlook and understanding of international markets
  • Strong verbal, written, communication and analytical skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Organized self-starter, able to multi-task, adapt to changing priorities, and work in a high-pressure environment

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.

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:

www.awal.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

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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