Manager, National Promotion

  • Universal Music Group
  • Nashville, Tennessee
  • Jul 10, 2024
Full time 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.

Under the Capitol Music Group umbrella of UMG, Capitol Christian Music Group is the market leader in the field of recorded music, distribution, and music publishing. Employing over 130 people, Capitol CMG provides a challenging and rewarding work environment characterized by a commitment to our artists, our songwriters, and each other.

How We LEAD:

The Manager, National Promotion role exists to build and nurture relationships with assigned radio and other media outlets to maximize exposure for our artists through radio airplay.

The ideal candidate will develop relationships and strategies that equip Capitol CMG to continue to be the market leader in the Christian genre. This candidate should be a dedicated team player, detail-oriented, and a champion for innovation and relentless execution, developing resources that exceed the expectations of our partners (Label/Artist, CCMG staff, and Partners) in keeping with Capitol CMG’s mission and vision.

How You'll CREATE:

  • Cooperatively work with Vice President, Sr Director and Managers of National Promotion to create promotional plans for assigned artists
  • Promote new and current singles through radio station contacts and relationship building according to CCMG priorities
  • Manage and grow national impact of radio airplay by guiding and implementing on-air promotions and local contests for all CCMG artists in relation to priority releases
  • Manage with excellence assigned promotional events for all artists on CCMG roster
  • Oversee marketing of assigned roster of artists to radio partners on behalf of CCMG
  • Collaborate with Vice President, National Promotion (and other team members) for all conferences and events involving CCMG National Promotion as assigned
  • Contact via phone on a weekly basis, regional assigned reporting radio stations.
  • Contact bi-weekly assigned station promotions contacts.
  • In partnership with all managers of National Promotion, support all regions of the country with tracking calls made to all reporters as needed
  • Contribute to the radio promotion of CCMG company priority artists as it relates to owned and distributed labels
  • Act as primary liaison between CCMG artists and assigned radio station contacts
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Bring Your VIBE:

  • Excellent selling skills
  • Team first mentality
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, Canva/design equivalent
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced work environment while producing excellent results
  • Outstanding communication skills that produce desired results of assigned work
  • Needs to be proactive, organized and solution oriented, demonstrating good decision-making skills while thinking quickly when all facts are not known
  • Must maintain discretion and confidentiality
  • 3 years of relevant experience
  • College degree preferred

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to effectively communicate over the phone and in person
  • Occasionally required to lift up to 25lbs
  • Some travel required depending on business priority
  • Regularly required to sit
  • Requires motor skills to operate a keyboard and basic office equipment
  • Knowledge of CCM Format
  • Results Driven
  • Ability to build relationships


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

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity

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.

Universal Music Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Category:

Public Relations, Communications, Publicity & Artist Relations