Junior Artist Relations Manager UK, Urban

  • Believe
  • London, UK
  • Nov 28, 2019
Full time A&R Artist management Label Management

Job Description

Founded in 2005, believe is the worldwide leader in digital audio and video distribution for independent artists. It is by combining technological and artistic skills in the service of digital distribution that the Group has based its expertise and has quickly positioned itself as a new player in the music industry landscape.

With more than 1,000 employees in 45 countries, the group distributes more than a third of the world's digital music in volume and has achieved an average annual growth of 30% over the last ten years.

believe's mission can be summed up as: "Best serve and develop all artists with care, transparency, fairness, expertise and innovation, in all local markets around the world".

Want to collaborate in a dynamic, entrepreneurial company that puts people at the center of its strategy? believe is for you!

Job Description

In Believe’s newly formed Artist Relations team you will be working closely with the Head of Artist Relations and Senior UK Urban Artist Relation managers and be responsible for developing, growing and managing a roster of UK Urban artist projects with a focus on distribution and streaming strategy. You will report directly to the Head of Artist Relations and Head of Distribution Services in Believe UK’s Distribution Services team and work directly with Believe’s internal UK distribution and wider internal teams across Artist Scouting, 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 UK Urban Artists
  • 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 Artists, their management and marketing teams to become an integral component of each artist project and their core team.
  • Identify and assist Believe UK’s Urban scouting team in signing emerging and established artists into the fast-growing area of artist distribution.
  • Work closely with and assist senior members of the Artist Relations 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 UK Urban Artist Relations team

Qualifications

  • Experience in the music industry within a UK Urban label, distributor, management, curator/tastemaker preferred but not required.
  • Passion for UK Urban music and its sub-genres and good knowledge of the current 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

Additional Information

Believe is committed to ensuring equal opportunities in employment, regardless of origin, sex, morals, sexual orientation, gender, age, family status pregnancy, race, political opinions, trade union activities, religious beliefs, physical appearance, family name, place of residence, state of health, or disability. 

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