Director – Talent and Music International
Maternity Cover – 12m

Leading team member in the international talent and music team.

Responsible for assigned label relations, Warner Music Group & Sony Music and their artists linear and digital music marketing promotions.
Responsible for key event planning including working with heads of departments on event logistics. Handling and bookings of in-house and out of house non music celebrity talent.

What will you be doing?

  • Label relations – lead contact with the International Sony Music Group and WMG record labels to develop marketing initiatives to secure / promote talent for MTV properties and events.
  • Keeping track of labels priority artists, releases and video delivery and ensuring accurate release info updates are shared with the team
  • Working to secure video premieres, exclusive artist content and contributing to ideas to develop and re-develop content strands.
  • Events – Leading on tentpole event planning, logistics with internal and external partners.
  • Celebrity Talent – managing relationships with non-music celebrity talent, through bookings for key events and award shows. Including securing in-house non music talent. Responsible for budget handling of this area.
  • Sponsorship – working closely with the Velocity team on any new music and brand activations and ideas.
  • Key supporting role for the other Director and wider team

What are we looking for?

  • Excellent leadership skills with proven experience in a Director or similar role
  • Evidence of strong relationships within the music industry and a track record of pitching and closing talent bookings
  • Experience in dealing with multi-faceted marketing campaigns, working under pressure and delivering to a high standard.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to manage executive-level relationships within a global organisation
  • An understanding of culture, how its nurtured and evolves
  • A working knowledge of the music industry and promotional platforms internationally
  • A creative and inquisitive mind – always wanting to learn and develop self and others
  • Experience getting things done in dynamic environments and a track record of building and inspiring a team.
  • A self starter who thrives on supporting others and making the business successful.
  • Problem solving skills & common sense crucial.
  • Initiative, diplomacy, confidentiality, discretion.Director – Talent and Music International

Job ID: 7710

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