Title: US Product Manager (freelance contract) Location : any Closing date: 30 Sept
ABOUT US IDOL is a French digital distributor founded in 2006 with offices in Paris, New York, and London. Following a unique selective approach, IDOL offers a high level of marketing resources and personalized attention to label partners, such as focused expertise on streaming revenue optimisation, YouTube channel management, and community management coaching. Additionally, IDOL provides cutting edge technology with a highly effective back-office system. Among its recent developments, IDOL now offers international physical distribution through a network of trusted partners. IDOL currently works with labels/artis such as Record Makers, GodMode, Glitterbeat, Infine, Jalapeno, No Format, La Femme, Paper Garden – to name a few. For more info visit http://www.idol.io
IDOL is seeking a product manager to supervise its priority releases in the US market. Reporting directly to the Paris-based Head of International and New York-based US Head of Operations, the ideal candidate is an experienced product manager who has an extensive knowledge of the US music market and has worked within an independent label or distributor in such capacity.
Key Responsibilities •Help defining release plans with PR & marketing suggestions (retail & non-retail) adapted to each release • Help identifying the most adapted PR team for each release • Coordinate between the PR team, physical distributor, booking agents and IDOL’s team members
Desired skills and experience: Experience: • Substantial experience in product management within the independent music sector and a working knowledge of physical distribution • Extensive understanding of the US music market and especially the independent music community • Established network of PR companies, publicists, booking agents, and editorials
Personal skills: • Strategic thinker • Extremely well organized • Entrepreneurial, results driven • Excellent communication skills • Adaptable • Passion for independent music