Sony Music

Sony Music is home to the most loved and commercially successful artists in the world. In 1887, Columbia was formed – which, to this day, remains the oldest label in the history of the recording industry. From there, Sony Music evolved, amassing the best in the business to create a world-class record label and industry leader. In the UK, labels such as Columbia, RCA, Syco, Commercial Group, Red Essential, Relentless, Black Butter, Ministry Of Sound and Insanity all make up the Sony Music family.

Sony Music New York, NY, USA
May 22, 2019
Full time
The Orchard is a leading music distribution company distributing music from artists such as Ozuna, Jorja Smith, Run The Jewels and Kelsea Ballerini. With cutting edge operations and an unparalleled global team, The Orchard partners with companies of all sizes to make their music available across hundreds of digital outlets and physical retailers around the world. At The Orchard, the focus is to provide a comfortable, social and engaging environment to encourage productivity and creativity. The Orchard is looking for a  Product Manager  to join our talented product, design & engineering team based in NYC. Responsibilities Drive product vision, roadmap and goals for one or more of our key products. Develop a clear product roadmap based on market and user research with the appropriate business cases and data to back it up. Act as the product owner for an agile development team focusing on executing the roadmap from conceptualization to design and development, launch, maintenance and maturity. Regularly meet with customers to gather feedback and validate future product ideas while strongly representing The Orchard. Constantly improve customer satisfaction, usability, reliability and operational efficiency by continually monitoring KPIs and finding opportunities to increase engagement and reduce friction across your product. Present roadmaps, decisions and updates to business and technology stakeholders. Qualifications 2 to 3 years in a Product role working on SaaS, content tools, data and/or consumer-facing products. Able to influence cross-functional teams and create a consensus between stakeholders, product managers, designers and engineers within an agile environment Strong organizational and analytical skills paired with the ability to drive complex projects. Proficient in SQL and ability to work in other analytics tools to validate ideas Strong verbal, written and visual communication skills.  About The Orchard® 
 The Orchard is a leading music distribution company operating in over 40 markets worldwide. With a comprehensive artist & label services offering including full-service marketing, sync licensing, comprehensive video services, transparent data analysis, advertising, rights management, digital and physical distribution and more, The Orchard empowers creators and businesses to grow and adapt in the dynamic global industry. For further information, visit  www.theorchard.com . The Orchard is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
May 22, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. The Coordinator will be involved with all aspects of project marketing and will be responsible for providing administrative support to the International Marketing team. Responsibilities Administrative responsibilities include: Receive, screen and route incoming telephone calls. Maintain calendar and coordinate project conference calls with affiliates and telephone/video conferences as needed. Coordinate and draft correspondence and presentations using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Prepare business expense reports and process invoices in a timely, accurate and efficient manner. Coordinate international travel and prepare detailed travel itineraries prior to each trip. Maintain lists/databases for the department. Assist with organization of meetings and events including set-up, catering, etc. Provide back-up support for other members of the department as needed.  Coordinate aspects of project related marketing including: Coordinate project releases and schedules for each territory. Compile marketing promotion requests with Sony international affiliates and liaise with artist management for approval. Coordinate and manage international artist promotion including phone interviews with foreign journalists. Distribute project related tools and assets to each international market. Collect, analyze, research and distribute information including weekly international sales and chart information. Daily management and upkeep of international one sheets. Attend and participate in meetings and brainstorming sessions. Qualifications Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree and with 1-2 years of administrative experience in an international and/or marketing department or a related field preferred. Passionate about music. Love of travel and foreign culture. Great diplomacy and people skills; foreign languages a strong plus. Strong written and oral communication skills Basic Knowledge of Keynote. Enthusiastic, energetic, "always available" attitude. Keen Interest of the international music marketplace. Ability to think independently and take action without supervision. Ability to create and develop ideas that lead to positive change/improvements. Ability to make sound decisions and solve a variety of problems. Must be able to accept changes readily, both in job responsibilities as well as in the work environment and have the ability to be flexible in adapting to re-prioritized tasks.
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
May 22, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, marital and civil partnership/union status, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Responsibilities Act as a liaison between RECORDS and a wide array of internal and external contacts including senior management, outside industry contacts, artists, artist managers, vendors, internal departments, etc. Schedule meetings, arrange travel, answer phones, and provide overall administrative support to the team. Prepare business expense reports in a timely, accurate and efficient manner. Oversee general office needs, including maintaining adequate office supplies; distributing daily mail, and maintaining subscriptions for trade publications. Help coordinate promotional trips, travel, work orders and more for artists. Coordinate food orders for meetings and events. Maintain database of artist management and booking contacts. Keep current with buzz artists, see artists perform live, and listen to music to identify opportunities. Remain knowledgeable and up-to-date on daily Billboard, Soundscan, BDS, R&R, Mediabase, and other trade magazines/publications for music news and relevant information. Analyze sales, marketing, radio, and insights information. Help maintain social media accounts for RECORDS. Qualifications The ideal candidate has a minimum of 1 year of prior administrative experience.  Experience at a label is preferred. Strong computer skills including MS Office (Word, Excel & Outlook). A proactive, flexible, self-starter who has strong problem solving, social, writing and interpersonal skills.  Exceptional communication and time management skills.  Must be able to work independently but be a team player and flexible in a fast-paced environment.  The ability to manage time and priorities, set and achieve goals and juggle multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously.  The use of discretion and the maintenance of high levels of confidentiality are also required. Must be available to work overtime and to attend occasional evening showcases as required. Must have a passion for music.
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
May 22, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  Responsibilities Handle all approvals for COO and CEO such as invoices, travels, T&E expenses and exceptions Schedule meetings, manage calendar, emails, phone support and other correspondence for COO and CEO as well as manage any office communications Create and improve office processes including but not limited to, onboarding, office procedures, office communications, etc. Assist Sony Music HR in executing onboarding and offboarding processes and liaising with Sony Music on any shared business services related to office activities and procedures Manage the process with IS&T to purchase new equipment or for equipment repairs as well as manage all new hire desks/monitor set ups Manage the process with Telecomm to purchase new wireless devices, plan changes and teleconference accounts Work with facilities to coordinate office moves, cleaning, lighting, phone lines, furniture or other issues as needed. Create and submit invoices for podcast venture and expense reports for executives Order office supplies for office and maintain supplies inventory Be the point of contact to reserve space for guests and visitors as needed Handle conference room booking as needed Coordinate special events and travel for team Organize and execute office events and engagement activities Manage distribution lists for organization and update as needed Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in related experience At least 5 years’ experience. Podcast experience is a plus Candidates who are interested in creating editorial processes that are financially and creatively sustainable Strong experience working at an executive assistant level or office manager Strong computer skills in Work, Excel, PowerPoint Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact well within different levels of the organization, including senior executives. Must be a team player Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Must love, and listen to, podcasts! Interested in the business of podcasting -- particularly how podcasts can succeed both editorially and financially A successful candidate will have an interest in office operations as a whole and be interested in growing their role along with the company
Sony Music New York, NY, USA
May 22, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Sony Music has entered a new podcasting venture with podcast veterans Adam Davidson and Laura Mayer. The venture will produce a suite of original, thoughtful, and buoyant podcasts across genres. The Junior Researcher is a foundational member of the podcasting venture. This role is responsible for providing support to the editorial process in New York.  This role will report to the COO and is based in Brooklyn, New York. Responsibilities Research and pitch potential topics, guests and show content Identify relevant data, contributors, locations or archive material from various sources Ensure that legal, compliance and copyright requirements are met Assess contributor’s potential suitability for inclusion in program according to genre and format Prepare production materials and distribute related elements and documents Contribute to development of written content Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in related experience Strong research, writing, and communication skills Must be a team player Must love, and listen to, podcasts! Interested in the business of podcasting -- particularly how podcasts can succeed both editorially and financially A successful candidate will have an interest in research as a whole and be interested in growing their role along with the company
Sony Music London, UK
May 14, 2019
Full time
To primarily provide administrative support to the Label teams, in addition to running campaigns on some developing artist campaigns. Responsibilities To provide administrative support to the International Marketing team including the following: Managing promotion for artists i.e. specifically collating promotion requests, setting up and managing phones, managing logistics including travel for overseas promotional trips and keeping an accurate and up to date track record of promotion completed. Liaising with agents and management to book support staff such as makeup artists/ crew/ stylists etc. as needed for artist promotion. Completing a budget for each promotional trip in conjunction with relevant marketing manager. General communication with artists and management as needed. Creating Purchase Orders for all marketing and promotion related invoices and where needed managing inter-company recharges. Correctly coding invoices to each relevant artist campaign and accurately recharging to relevant territories. Ensuring that each paid invoice is accounted for in the related marketing budget. Compiling airplay/sales chart reports; reading dashboards to pull analytics/reports. Ordering bikes/couriers and booking car transport for artists/ staff. Assisting in uploading artist tools to digital exchange. Ordering videos/ merchandise/ CD’s etc. as needed. Assisting in the preparation of material for International Conferences and launches. Assisting to produce weekly and monthly reports as directed. Dealing effectively and efficiently with all enquiries on behalf of the team if they are not available. Assisting on the set up and delivery of the UK International weekly global report To have an understanding of international production systems To be digitally aware and be able to contribute digital ideas to the team and to specific projects To work flexibly to assist the international marketing team as required. Taking on the running of a specific number of developing artist’s campaigns, as time allows alongside administrative responsibilities. Person Specifications Essential Type of Experience Admin experience in a busy environment Qualifications A-Levels or equivalent Skills Strong computer skills, especially MS Office suite. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Highly organised and can multi-task while remaining calm under pressure. Personality/ Characteristics for the role/team Ability to prioritise workload, goals, targets and time, and to work independently. Proven self-starter. Confidently deals with people at all levels internally & externally. A team player who can be relied upon to participate as needed during busy periods. A passion to learn & develop. Love of music Diserable  Type of Experience Awareness/Understanding of Music market Media experience Qualifications Degree level or equivalent Equal Opportunities As an active part of a culturally and socially diverse society, Sony Music’s aim is that our workforce is diverse and inclusive. Sony Music is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. We employ, retain, promote and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants according to their merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We apply this policy without regard to any individual’s sex, race, religion, origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition or disability.  Privacy Policy Please click  here  to read our privacy policy before beginning the application process as you will need to agree to the terms of the policy before submitting your information.
Sony Music Milan, Italy
May 14, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. Sony Music Entertainment is seeking an individual to help work on initiatives related to The Orchard and its products.  The Orchard is an innovative music distribution company, operating in over 40 markets globally. We’re proud to be leading the way in both distribution and artist services across the world, providing creative, comprehensive and independent sales and marketing solutions for content owners across a diverse and exciting range of artists. We are looking for a passionate and motivated  Artist Services Manager  to join our Artist Services Milan division. Responsibilities Identify potential artist and management targets (A&R) Build strong relationships with artists and artist management Drive artist services deal signing process; negotiate fee, term, and services commitments Coordinate with artist management and creative in order to facilitate the development of products from inception to completion Coordinate with artist management and creative to facilitate delivery of audio assets, metadata, and artwork on time and in line with specifications Coordinate with artist management and in-house teams to ensure delivery of distribution and services value proposition Manage release setup to ensure the production process stays on schedule Representing The Orchard in meetings, at shows, and on calls with artist management and bands/brands Analyze the impact of all spending, marketing, and promotional activity, and put together materials to communicate findings to wider artist services vertical and management Liaise with various internal departments, from finance to marketing, to ensure client partner business needs are met Act as local industry representative attending events and conferences as required. Person Specifications Significant experience in the music industry in a management, production, or curation capacity In-depth knowledge of content marketing, consumption habits, fan communication methods, and social trends Ability to be both creative and data-driven Proven ability to source and cultivate relationships with third parties Strong experience and understanding of the local music industry and digital landscape. Excellent knowledge of the digital space, including music retail, analytics and social media, with an ability to adapt to a constantly changing landscape Highly advanced organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize to tight deadlines Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both Italian and English, with the ability to speak effectively across all levels of business, both internally and externally Passionate about Independent music, with a willingness to attend industry events and shows. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required and able to travel internationally.  Equal Opportunities As an active part of a culturally and socially diverse society, Sony Music’s aim is that our workforce is diverse and inclusive. Sony Music is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. We employ, retain, promote and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants according to their merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We apply this policy without regard to any individual’s sex, race, religion, origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition or disability.  Privacy Policy Please click  here  to read our privacy policy before beginning the application process as you will need to agree to the terms of the policy before submitting your information.
Sony Music London, UK
May 14, 2019
Full time
The Head of / Director of Digital is charged with ensuring best practice in all aspects of digital marketing whilst providing a level of creativity that generates and nurtures ideas, and data/analytics to inform campaigns with focus on audience development, to ensure we are delivering distinctive and successful global artist campaigns. The key focus is delivery of success for priority acts, both established and developing, on an International basis via improved digital planning, strong relationships with key partners, and efficient activation of digital components of marketing plans, monitoring analytics and identifying opportunities to build and grow the proposition.  Furthermore the role acts as a liaison for the department with key areas of the company (4 th  Floor Creative, US digital, key regional contacts) to ensure we are up to date on developments/strategy and as facilitator in keeping the UK International team upskilled in digital marketing through regular updates. Responsibilities Key Objectives / Responsibilities: Audience development – delivering analytics to enable better strategizing in our campaigns, monitoring activity on dashboards to identify & capitalise on opportunities, setting targets and focussing campaigns to drive analytics and deliver on these Partner relations – maintaining relationships with key partners such as IG, FB, YouTube, Snapchat, Twitter, to ensure awareness of developments and opportunities, with focus also on region-specific partner campaigns – both DSPs and social platforms not already part of our planning.  Focus on Asia, Latin America, Africa among others. Acting as central strategic point of contact for the UK International department with 4 th  Floor Creative Digital & Audience development teams (including Insight, Analytics, CRM) to ensure we are updated on developments/strategic projects within the business and aligned with company strategy in key areas and driving best practice in our campaigns. Working closely with 4 th  Floor Creative central Digital & Audience Development team and UK labels’ digital teams on focus/priority campaigns & strategic areas Digital assets – overseeing timely delivery of campaign tools from labels to enable best practice around sales and marketing campaigns internationally; working with digital coordinator to deliver assets/content for region-specific partners in addition as needed Learning & Development – work with central 4 th  Floor Creative and L&D teams to ensure team are up to speed on the latest developments in digital Creative / Strategy Working alongside the UK Labels, Central Digital team and markets to drive digital and new technology innovation to position artists, labels and Sony Music as industry leaders Ensure 4 th  Floor creative-driven insight & positioning work is amplified internationally for focus campaigns, and that strategic projects or focus business areas for UK are applied internationally Identify emerging content, tech and social trends and infuse artist campaigns with creative applications of new technology Where required, taking specific artist campaign challenges ex-UK, run creative sessions with the UK International team to build out ideas for execution Oversee creation and delivery of creative assets as well as content plans for focus campaigns Marketing & Planning This role will be required to work strategically within the department, and at times in finer detail on focus artist campaigns, as follows:   Ensure an effective digital strategy is in place for focus campaigns as part of the overall marketing plan Ensure artist campaigns support Sony Music’s overall digital strategy and that of the artist Ensure content is optimised globally in terms of relevance and distribution, in addition to local trends and calendar moments Where relevant, propose original commissions to ensure all key markets are catered for (e.g. Asian DSP/social platforms) Using insight, best practices, content trends and market knowledge, look at ways to drive fan audience growth and ongoing engagement across platforms.  Set KPIs to drive growth and measure progression towards targets Ensure digital and social integration across all facets of an artist campaign Find ways to grow artist-owned properties and databases Ensure markets are finding ways in which to Increase loyalty and advocacy with fans, key influencers and media owners locally on UK repertoire Run regular ‘Think Tank’ calls with US International & key markets to discuss current issues, developments, best practice etc and bring findings back to the department Analysis Use dashboard and analytical tools to monitor artist/track stats to inform campaign strategy and monitor campaign performance Ensure international audience growth across CRM and social platforms Work with the Digital Coordinator to generate post campaign analysis reports for larger digital campaigns, e.g. central digital spends Work with the Head of Analytics to support any central UK initiatives Digital Education & Best Practice Ensure the International team’s digital knowledge is up to date through regular sessions in team meetings and proactive research and exploration into key areas of digital e.g. tech, social media and business Work closely with the markets to better understand their local digital landscape feeding this back into the UK International team and UK Labels to create better education and planning of global campaigns. Particular focus on regular dialogue with Asian and Latin regional counterparts Provide the markets with a Quarterly Digital Email championing the work of the UK Labels/Central Digital teams on UK rep to inform and inspire the market teams Keep abreast of best in breed marketing campaigns from competitors and brands Talent spot the best specialist agencies for campaigns Paid Media Work with International marketing and markets to optimise paid media campaigns ex-UK, including exploring central Facebook credit usage Identify artist projects that require a focused digital spend in multiple markets to fulfil a project challenge, propose and manage the budget alongside agreed objectives with the UK International Marketing/Product Manager, and work with the Digital Coordinator to implement. Run a post-campaign analysis to be presented back to the department Profit & budget responsibilities Manage budget requirements for central digital spends & ensure all elements stay in line with approved M&P budget Person Specifications Essential Highly creative Team player Genuine interest and active knowledge of social networking and digital marketing Excellent communication skills – verbal and written Awareness and interest in social/tech/digital trends Problem solver Effective influencing skills and good negotiation skills Ability to share and convey updates, ideas and vision with clarity and in the language of the audience Personality/ Characteristics for the role/team Is engaging Has the gravitas to work with a broad range of people at differing levels Thrives in a changing environment Has excellent communication skills showing this through contribution in team meetings, written email, phone manner etc Is highly motivated and has a thirst for knowledge Is constantly creative and curious – hungry to learn of new developments in the digital world Has great relationship building skills – will get to know the artists and management in a friendly but professional manner – always maintaining credibility A music lover with wide range of knowledge musically Has the ability to exercise emotional intelligence in sensitive situations Has an understanding of how to work with other territories that is respectful and collaborative Desirable  Has worked within a label or experience in Entertainment sector: TV, DVD, Games, Music, Media Experience or knowledge in Production and the workings of a major label Understanding and experience of working with other territories/cultures, ex-UK Relevant Degree  Equal Opportunities As an active part of a culturally and socially diverse society, Sony Music’s aim is that our workforce is diverse and inclusive. Sony Music is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. We employ, retain, promote and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants according to their merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We apply this policy without regard to any individual’s sex, race, religion, origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition or disability.  Privacy Policy Please click  here  to read our privacy policy before beginning the application process as you will need to agree to the terms of the policy before submitting your information.
Sony Music London, UK
May 14, 2019
Full time
Our Digital Partnerships team is looking for a music-passionate Junior Partnerships Manager to manage Sony Music UK’s relationship with YouTube (including YouTube Music) & our YouTube Multi-Channel Network partners such as TrapNation, UKF & COLORS (“MCNs”). Responsibilities Main responsibilities: This role will pitch for, and manage, our artist campaigns with YouTube (including YouTube Music) to maximise our artist’s audience on the platform and leverage marketing opportunities for the artist, whilst driving business opportunities for Sony Music.  The Junior Digital Partnerships Manager will devise and communicate YouTube channel management best practise to Sony Music’s label teams and our wider company.  Working with our label teams they’ll implement cohesive video content and channel strategies for our artists. This role will also manage our relationships with third party YouTube channels & MCNs, working closely with our label marketing teams and international stakeholders to manage pitches, uploads & analysis of these campaigns, across our partner channels. Role Responsibilities: Manage on a day-to-day basis Sony Music UK’s relationship with YouTube, understanding their key values and priorities. Maintain strong relationships with YouTube and third party YouTube Channels & MCNs across their multiple teams including; artist & label relations/music partnerships, editorial and programming, marketing and YouTube Spaces studio Manage strong relationships with Sony Music’s labels especially marketing, digital marketing & promo teams and across the wider company including; digital operations and release planning, International Marketing and 4 th  Floor Creative Contribute to the planning and strategy for new releases with attention to all necessary decisions (e.g. release strategy timeline, content formats, social marketing strategy etc.) and generate ideas for creative executions collaboratively with label teams to demonstrate value to the artist and Sony Music Plan and host regular artist and music meetings with YouTube to present artist campaigns and new music with a view to securing (and then executing) artist partnerships, and to pitch releases for editorial consideration and YouTube marketing packs Manage the pitch and approvals process with our YouTube Multi-Channel Network partners and third party YouTube channels to exploit our content Use YouTube analytics to identify potential trends and opportunities on YouTube and communicate these to the labels and wider company Be an idea generator for creative executions with YouTube and our partners on market-leading campaigns to maximize streams and exposure for our artists (with a focus on new technologies/platform developments, such as voice activation) Work collaboratively with the wider Digital Partnerships team & Catalogue team to ensure cohesive catalogue/frontline artist campaign discussions with partners Work closely with the wider team on Sony’s owned playlisting activities to ensure good presence and maximising opportunities on YouTube Work with Finance to understand and analyse the company’s performance on our partners, looking at metrics such as subscriber numbers, number of plays, and percentage share where applicable and ensure that budgeted targets are met and incremental opportunities are thoroughly explored Person Specifications Person Specifications: We’re looking for an individual who is/has: Passionate about music and has a good understanding of multiple genres Experienced and comfortable in executing multiple, simultaneous, complex campaigns in a fast-paced, pressurised environment Track record of managing many different needs and requirements at once Highly organised with an excellent attention to detail Confidently deals with people at all levels internally & externally Ability to communicate complex processes to non-technical people Excellent problem solving abilities Self-starter approach to creating new opportunities and curious to improve our ways of doing things Ability to prioritise workload, goals, targets and time A team player who can be relied on to participate as needed during busy periods Strong relationship builder who is approachable Junior Partnerships Manager (YouTube) reports to the Director of Digital Partnerships (team formally known as ‘Sales’). Equal Opportunities As an active part of a culturally and socially diverse society, Sony Music’s aim is that our workforce is diverse and inclusive. Sony Music is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. We employ, retain, promote and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants according to their merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We apply this policy without regard to any individual’s sex, race, religion, origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition or disability.  Privacy Policy Please click  here  to read our privacy policy before beginning the application process as you will need to agree to the terms of the policy before submitting your information.
Sony Music London, UK
May 14, 2019
Full time
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a broad roster of artists including local artists and international superstars, with a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is seeking an individual to help work on initiatives related to The Orchard and its products. The Orchard is an innovative music distribution company, operating in over 40 markets globally. We’re proud to be leading the way in both distribution and artist services across the world, providing creative, comprehensive and independent sales and marketing solutions for content owners across a diverse and exciting range of artists.  We are looking for an experienced and motivated Commercial Accountant who will be responsible for the entire financial reporting cycle to SME Affiliates. The ideal candidate will have experience of taking control of balance sheet reconciliations, working successfully with SAP and have a good working knowledge of Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, macros) Responsibilities Processing and ingesting the Looker file (for Finetune, Phonofile & SME Affiliates) into SAP Liaise with the Orchard New York office regarding raising invoices to 3rd party Digital Service Providers Receiving all other sales statements, making sure invoices are raised by an offsite member of staff Reporting income to SME Affiliates and making sure that they are paid on time Maintain and update the advances/recoupment schedule Making sure that all new labels are set up on all systems by offsite member of staff Take responsibility for weekly payment runs Preparation of internal monthly reconciliations Ad-hoc projects as required Person Specifications Solid experience or understanding of working within a busy finance function Accounting or financial related degree Commencing CIMA/ ACCA qualification, or equivalent Must be a team player and have the ability to work as a group or in isolation Positive approach to new tasks and problem solving approach to challenges Rigorous eye for detail  Equal Opportunities As an active part of a culturally and socially diverse society, Sony Music’s aim is that our workforce is diverse and inclusive. Sony Music is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. We employ, retain, promote and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants according to their merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We apply this policy without regard to any individual’s sex, race, religion, origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition or disability.  Privacy Policy Please click  here  to read our privacy policy before beginning the application process as you will need to agree to the terms of the policy before submitting your information.
Sony Music London, UK
May 14, 2019
Full time
Overview The Orchard is a fast growing company that is leading the way in both the distribution and artist service sectors. We have 42 offices worldwide and are extremely proud of the international approach to the business we take. The range of music we work with is both comprehensive and exciting, providing a challenging and rewarding experience for all our employees.  We are looking for an experienced and passionate Head of Sales & Marketing to join us in the UK, you will be responsible for managing The Orchard’s local and global repertoire in the UK market; as well as driving a talented team of local Account Managers. As the Head of Sales & Marketing for the UK, you will be responsible for managing The Orchard's local and global repertoire in the UK market as well as driving a talented team of local account managers. You will work directly with our local and international teams across our extensive catalogue of labels and artist projects. You would be representing The Orchard with labels, managers and artists giving you the opportunity to guide and develop their UK strategy. Responsibilities You would be managing a team of 4 experienced and passionate Account Managers. You would be responsible for driving maximum promotions and exposure for The Orchard in the UK and Ireland across all digital formats. You will have the opportunity to enhance the performance of the team through continued training and education and tracking progress via monitoring all key accounts in the region. In addition you would account manage local key retailer Apple Music. Within this you would be required to look after systemic pitches across our release schedule to in depth marketing plans on a project basis. You would be required to analyse data to continually monitior ROI and impact of initiatives. By utilising Orchards tools and technology to track and analyse data points, creating metrics and informative data around content performance.  We would like you to consistently think in a creative way and develop creative solutions across marketing projects, services and internal workflow. To be a true Ambassador for The Orchard UK, representing the business in meetings with current and prospective clients, accurately representing the services we provide as well as an expert source of knowledge and insight into the UK digital market. In addition you would work closely with the international teams within The Orchard and drive international priorities in the UK market. Person Specifications Extensive or proven experience in digital retail with a good understanding of digital distribution Excellent knowledge of the streaming landscape with strong knowledge of all leading digital retail platforms (Apple, Spotify, Amazon, Youtube etc) An existing network of contacts within the industry and an aptitude to develop new relationships Proven experience to manage a team of skilled and driven individuals Excellent oral and written communication skills Strong analytical mind, the ability to work with numbers and data and translate this into strategy to improve results Familiarity with Excel, Powerpoint, Word   Equal Opportunities As an active part of a culturally and socially diverse society, Sony Music’s aim is that our workforce is diverse and inclusive. Sony Music is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. We employ, retain, promote and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants according to their merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We apply this policy without regard to any individual’s sex, race, religion, origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition or disability.  Privacy Policy Please click  here  to read our privacy policy before beginning the application process as you will need to agree to the terms of the policy before submitting your information.
Sony Music London, UK
May 14, 2019
Full time
Overview Our Commercial Sales department are looking for a Streaming Data Analyst who will be responsible for exploiting the wealth of data that we receive from DSPs, enabling Sony Music to maximize revenue and market share.  Responsibilities You will develop a systematic program of reports to better inform the Digital Partnerships team/wider business on individual campaigns, DSPs and the market as a whole  You will deliver ad hoc sales/streaming and marketing analysis requests You will be the go to person for the Digital Partnerships team for data driven insights You will understand the nuances of each DSP with a view to optimise performance on each individual platform Your responsibilities will include working closely with the Head of Catalogue Streaming to identify opportunities – for both short term and long term implementation Person Specifications Essential You will have experience in the music industry, preferably working at a digital platform. You will have experience in analysis, reporting, and/or finance. You will have an understanding of the current landscape of the music industry, have a customer service attitude to ensure the needs of the company are met in a timely and satisfactory manner. Skills You will be skilled in analytics, highly numerate and capable of interpreting large data sets and communicating and visualising findings clearly. You will have extensive experience working with all primary Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel including VBA programming. Experience using Alteryx, Tableau and Business Objects is preferred. In addition, you will have positive interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively and confidently. Be organised and able to manage multiple projects.     Equal Opportunities As an active part of a culturally and socially diverse society, Sony Music’s aim is that our workforce is diverse and inclusive. Sony Music is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. We employ, retain, promote and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants according to their merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We apply this policy without regard to any individual’s sex, race, religion, origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition or disability.  Privacy Policy Please click  here  to read our privacy policy before beginning the application process as you will need to agree to the terms of the policy before submitting your information.