Coordinator, Catalog Marketing and Audio Asset

  • Universal Music Group
  • Santa Monica, California
  • Jun 29, 2024
Full time Education Marketing

Job Description

We are UMG, the Universal Music Group. We are the world’s leading music company. In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship. We own and operate a broad array of businesses engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content in more than 60 countries. We identify and develop recording artists and songwriters, and we produce, distribute and promote the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful music to delight and entertain fans around the world.

We are UMPG, Universal Music Publishing Group, part of the Universal Music Group, the world’s leading music company.  We manage a rich, diverse, and deep catalog, of the world’s greatest songs encompassing all music genres, from the 1920s to the 2020s.  In everything we do, we are committed to artistry, innovation, and entrepreneurship.  

How we LEAD

Universal Music Publishing Group is looking for a coordinator to join the Catalog Marketing & Strategy team.  The team supports the sync pitching staff, and develops, and participates in strategic marketing initiatives.  We have both a domestic, and a global stance.

The role will be responsible for the tagging of recordings, which power the sync team’s pitching activities, the adding of audio assets to the sync library, as well as actively participating in catalog marketing initiatives.

As the UMPG catalog is large, deep, and varied, bringing an understanding of popular music history to the role is an advantage.  Participation in the development of marketing initiatives and strategy will be encouraged.

How you’ll CREATE:

  • Tag recordings in the UMPG SONGS sync library.
  • Upload and maintain audio assets in the sync library.
  • Assist in the development of catalog marketing ideas and initiatives.
  • Catalog marketing research projects.
  • Actively participate in team meetings, discussions, and planning activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Bring your VIBE:

  • Love and passion for music.
  • Broad music knowledge across genres is desired.
  • An understanding of music pop culture and its context is welcome.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills both verbal and written.
  • The ability to craft engaging and compelling written content an advantage.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and follow-through is essential.
  • Extremely organized with superior time management skills.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment.
  • Self-starter who is marketing-minded, proactive, and task-oriented.
  • Research skills are essential.
  • Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google Docs and MailChimp.
  • Basic website maintenance via CMS.
  • Experience in Sitecore
  • Prefer a 4-year college degree in marketing, music business, or equivalent work history.
  • 1-2+ years of relevant internship or full-time work experience, preferably in music and entertainment.

Perks Playlist:

  • Be part of an entrepreneurial, global organization that values authenticity, drive, creativity, relationships, and a competitive spirit

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and FSA options, as well as:

    • 100% coverage for out-patient mental health services

    • Wellbeing reimbursements for fitness classes, spa treatments, meal services, travel, and so much more (up to $720/year)

    • A lifetime fertility support allowance of $30,000 to plan participants

    • Student Loan Repayment Assistance and Tuition Reimbursement

    • 100% immediately vested 401(k) match on the first 5% of your contribution on eligible compensation

  • Variety of ways to prioritize much-needed time away from work including:

    • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) for exempt employees

    • 3-weeks PTO for non-exempt employees

    • 2-weeks paid Winter Break

    • 10 Company Holidays (including Juneteenth and Wellbeing Day)

    • Summer Fridays (between Memorial Day and Labor Day)

    • Generous paid parental leave for every type of parent

Check out our full overview of benefits on the Perks Playlist page of the career site.

Disclaimer: This job description only provides an overview of job responsibilities that are subject to change.

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Salary Range:


The actual base salary offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include, as applicable, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.  All candidates are encouraged to apply.