Marketing Expert Wanted for Dynamic Global Independent Music Label Group
Eleven Seven Music Group is a global independent group of labels with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London and Berlin. We are seeking to expand our team with an experienced and creative VP/Director of Marketing.
This is a full-time, New York based opportunity. The ideal candidate would become a senior member of the team and will lead campaigns for the roster’s rock and alternative artists as well as artists on distributed labels. We are looking to hire a very forward thinking, highly motivated and organized leader with impeccable communication skills. Must be a positive person who can come up with the “big idea.” Preferred that the candidate has a background from an independent record label with strong knowledge of alternative rock music, but certainly not required. Submissions from qualified candidates are welcome from all related fields.
Responsibilities will include:
Create, implement and drive multi-phase domestic and international marketing plans for artists on the alternative and rock imprints of the record label(s). • Marketing includes creative branding, strategy, timelines, and monitoring execution of radio, digital, publicity, retail, touring, tour marketing, licensing, and strategic & integrated marketing with artists on the roster. • Working with digital marketing department to engage, grow and activate artist and label communities. • Liaise between artists, management, and distributors to coordinate label timelines and objectives in conjunction with artist’s management timelines (touring, album releases, book releases, press hits, etc.) • Budget creation – Work with COO and CFO to create and monitor budgets for each campaign and phase. • Find marketing partners to participate in each release
Oversee production and content creation – work with artists, managers, producers and creative directors to create all elements in association with the label’s artists, including logo, album artwork, photo shoots, music videos, etc. based upon macro album marketing initiatives and strict timelines/deadlines. • Work hand-in-hand with the physical and digital production teams at US distributor • Duties include but not limited to: • Monitoring finished product and artwork to fulfill retail orders • Weekly marketing/streaming/sales updates • All manufacturing – layered artwork, mastering, BOM/PO w/in distributor deadlines and specs