Label Manager

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Label Manager
Entertainment Company
Label Management
West London
Dependent on Experience
Date Posted:
Mar 28th 2018
Entertainment Company

Job Title: Label Manager
Reporting to: EVP Artist & Producer Development. Dotted line to EVP Marketing & Digital Strategy
Location: London
Working Hours: Standard 35 hours per week
Normally working Mon – Fri 10am – 6pm with additional hours as required
Overall Purpose: To work as part of a small growing team with overall responsibility for managing and administering the label ensuring that all domestic and international releases are delivered and executed smoothly

Key Activities and Responsibilities

Product Development/Releases

  • Co-ordinate the production, marketing, distribution and any other third-party teams’ activities in relation to a label release for all releases across Access Records
  • Liaise with 3rd party promotions teams in order to compile regular artist updates to our partners
  • Develop, maintain and circulate the label release schedule
  • Initiate and chair internal label planning meetings
  • Oversee physical production where necessary (working with preferred partner KEY)
  • Work with internal Digital/Marketing team to help prepare, plan and manage marketing and media strategy campaigns (i.e. Press; T.V.; radio etc.) to maximise key opportunities
  • Commission and organise photo/video shoots
  • Co-ordinate promo schedules, tours and events
  • Collect and circulate sales/market data via The OCC and analytics tools
  • Where relevant, manage the design process through to finished artwork
  • Where required, collate sleevenotes, tracklistings, label copy, credits etc. and forward to internal/external designers to lay-up in album sleeves

Relationships and Communication

  • Work closely with the Digital/Marketing team in the UK and internationally
  • Manage relationships with external promo teams to ensure delivery of marketing and promo strategies
  • Maintain dialogue with our distributor in order to keep DSP Partners updated on campaigns with a view to forging own direct relationships
  • Manage relationships with artist management (usually internally) and ensure they are kept up to date on all aspects of the release schedule, marketing and promotional activity
  • Provide regular updates to internal stakeholders on releases and campaigns

Label/Release Administration

  • Manage all associated release administration which includes but is not limited to:
    • Ensuring timely delivery of assets to align with production timelines
    • Generating ISRC codes, metadata forms and UPC numbers
    • Uploading assets to our distributor or to video platforms where necessary
    • The upkeep of one sheets for our artists on our roster

Business Awareness

  • Ensure awareness of the market (i.e. popular music), music business developments, products and challenges and apply knowledge appropriately

This job description describes the main elements of the role however a hands-on, flexible and proactive approach is expected and as such this document is not intended to be comprehensive or permanent. The job description is subject to review to meet the changing and growing needs of the company.

Person Specification

Previous Experience and Knowledge


  • 2-3 years of product/label management experience in music industry
  • Good understanding of digital formats and marketing multi genre releases
  • In-depth knowledge about popular/commercial music genres


  • International release experience

Behavioural Skills


  • Highly proactive approach
  • Ability to generate product concept ideas and manage through to implementation
  • Plentiful knowledge of working with distributors
  • Ability to prioritise and juggle a variety of tasks at the same time
  • Ability to build effective and collaborative working relationships, internally and externally
  • Ability to work flexibly and across different time zones to help service US offices (New York and LA)
  • High standards and strong attention to detail
  • Commercially focused and motivated
  • Able to hit the ground running
  • Happy to carry out own administration
  • Able to disseminate information from reports and distribute to key stakeholders

Technical Skills


  • Familiar with OCC reports
  • Familiar with analytic tools, such as campaign amp
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