Label Manager (Alternative/ Pop)

Believe

Believe

London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Company Description

Believe is one of the world’s leading digital music companies. Believe’s mission is to develop local artists and labels in the digital ecosystem by providing them the solutions they need to grow their audience at each stage of their career and development.
Its 1,919 employees in more than 50 countries aim to support local artists and labels with a unique digital expertise, respect, fairness and transparency.
To support our fast-growing presence on all continents, we are constantly looking for new Believers to join us and make a stronger and more positive impact on the music industry!
Believe is listed on compartment A of the regulated market of Euronext Paris (Ticker: BLV, ISIN: FR0014003FE9).

Ready to #setthetone with Believe?

Job Description

Within the Alternative & Pop label team you will be responsible for developing, growing and managing a roster of projects with a focus on distribution and streaming strategy. You will report directly to the Head of Alternative and Pop and Head of Distribution Services and work directly with Believe’s internal UK distribution and wider internal teams across Streaming Marketing, Analytics, Video, and Sync as well as interaction with TuneCore and our Artist Services’ Marketing, International, A&R, Digital Marketing departments.

Responsibilities

  • Day to day account management of a growing roster of labels focused, but not limited to alternative and pop genres.
  • Onboard and train clients to use Believe’s own tech solutions for distribution and marketing (Believe Backstage, Backlink)
  • Support and advise clients on key campaign elements including promotion and streaming strategy.
  • Ensure timely delivery of all marketing and promotional material, and campaign updates to Believe’s internal streaming marketing and sync teams.
  • Maintain close relationships and communication with labels, their management and marketing teams to become an integral component of each artist project and their core team.
  • Identify and assist Believe UK’s scouting team
  • Work closely with and assist senior members of the team on high-level projects.
  • Attend meetings, gigs, showcases, conferences and other events to represent Believe.
  • Feedback and contribute to the general development of the Distribution and alternative/ pop department

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 2-years experience in the music industry within a label, distributor or technology-facing role at a management organisation with proven track record developing artists or labels on the alternative/ pop genres
  • Experience in physical products (CD/LP), understanding of retail marketing, stock control and reporting, creative input and management of the timelines needed.
  • Previous account management experience is a plus.
  • Passion for alternative/ pop music, new artists and good knowledge of the current UK and global music market and trends.
  • The ability to plan, prioritise and manage multiple projects simultaneously and to timelines with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to the changing market.
  • Extremely digital savvy and quick to adopt trends.
  • Artist focussed and passionate about the Independent Music Industry with a good knowledge of the independent ecosystem and digital landscape.
  • Strong relationship building skills and a team-oriented approach.
  • Creative interest in digital technologies and digital marketing opportunities especially the streaming landscape.
  • A diligent self-starter who is ready to learn and will also take the initiative

Why join us? At Believe, our leitmotif is simple: openness, passion and involvement!

We will also appreciate your agility, your sense of innovation, your excellent relationship and your enthusiasm!

Additional Information

SET THE TONE WITH US
Working at Believe means having individual and collective impact in a fast-growing company!
At all stages of their careers, Believers are an important part of what we are doing: shaping the future of the music industry.
We need teams that truly reflect the diversity of our clients: our international presence is an inspiring and enriching work environment for each one of us, with daily opportunities to connect with our colleagues all over the world.
We have two hearts at Believe - our People and our Artists.
We believe in THE POWER OF OUR PEOPLE, who grow every day to develop their potential… We aim to provide our Believers with the best environment to thrive.

ROCK THE JOB

  • Hybrid work policy (3 days in London office)
  • Private Health Care
  • Pension plan with matched contribution up to 10%
  • 25 days annual leave, with 1 day for your birthday
  • Life assurance and long-term disability cover
  • Access to Eutelmed, a digital mental health and well-being platform that allows you to speak with an experienced psychologist
  • Tailor-made training and coaching program
  • 40% discount on gym membership and free yoga classes

SING IN HARMONY

  • Ambassador program: an employee volunteering initiative dedicated to all Believers interested in having a positive impact on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI), wellbeing and the planet.

We are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the community it serves at all levels of the organisation. We, therefore, welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion and sexual orientation.