A&R Manager

The Job

  • Als A&R Manager liegt Dein Fokus auf der Erkennung der Key-Driver von musikalischen Trends und der Verantwortung den Sales Prozesses von Anfang bis Ende erfolgreich zu bestreiten.
  • Du hast Aufbruchstimmung: Hierbei identifizierst Du aufstrebende Talente über alle relevanten Kanäle und erhältst von uns das nötige Handwerkszeug, diese an uns zu binden – immer kooperativ und ohne interne Konkurrenzkämpfe.
  • Außerdem führst Du im Team transparente und faire Vertragsverhandlungen mit Artists & Labels, die die Wertsteigerung für beide Seiten als oberste Maxime beinhaltet. 
  • Gemeinsam und kollaborativ arbeitest Du mit verschiedenen internen Teams zusammen, um die Artists in ihrer Karriere bestmöglich zu unterstützen und zu betreuen 
  • Mit Deiner Vision wirst Du als Teil eines Teams nicht nur eine Schlüsselposition im Believe-Portfolio einnehmen, sondern auch die Musiklandschaft in Deutschland entscheidend mitgestalten 

Qualifications

  • 3+ Jahre Berufserfahrung in der Musikbranche. Vorzugsweise im A&R- oder Sales Bereich.
  • Du hast das Ohr im Netz und auf der Straße und erkennst und bewertest kulturelle Veränderungen und ihre Auswirkungen auf die relevanten Märkte; bist immer am Puls der Zeit, um die nächste musikalische Entdeckung für Believe zu machen.
  • Als starke/r Kommunikator*in legst du Wert darauf, bewusst, klar und nutzbringend in Deinen Gesprächen zu agieren; Du bist auch in der Lage, Deine Kommunikation jederzeit an die Zielsetzung anzupassen, um effizient und zielführend zu arbeiten.
  • Du denkst außerhalb von Genregrenzen, bist weltoffen, hast ein modernes Mindset und bringst einen Sales Drive mit.
  • Klare Ziele und strategische Herausforderungen motivieren Dich zusätzlich.
  • Du legst Wert auf das richtige Handwerkszeug und die richtigen Bedingungen, die Dir helfen, um erfolgreicher „Matchmaker“ im Zusammenspiel A&R, Artists und Believe zu sein.

 

Additional Information

Das bieten wir Dir: 

  • Work-Life-Balance: Flexible Arbeitszeiten, anpassungsfähiges Modell für Büro- und Remote-Arbeit und bis zu 20 Tage Workation innerhalb der EU.
  • Mobilität: Sei bundesweit mobil mit einem subventionierten Deutschland Ticket oder nutze unsere Möglichkeit ein Fahrrad via Jobrad zu leasen.
  • Gesundheit am Arbeitsplatz: Physische und mentale Gesundheit sind uns wichtig. Vergünstigte Sportmitgliedschaften (Urban Sports Club) und Zugang zu privaten Sitzungen mit professionellen Psychologen in Kooperation mit Eutelmed und Fürstenberg. 
  • Shopping: Nutze das vielfältige Angebot und die Aktionen unseres Partners Mitarbeitervorteile.de.  
  • Soziales Engagement: Vielfalt fördern und sich für eine faire, tolerante und sozial nachhaltige Gesellschaft innerhalb des Unternehmens einsetzen. 
  • Unsere Unternehmenskultur: Offenheit und Inklusion stehen im Mittelpunkt, basierend auf den Werten Respekt, Fairness und Transparenz. Arbeit und Spaß gehen Hand in Hand. 
  • Entwicklungsmöglichkeiten: Spannende Aufgaben, kreative Freiheit und langfristige Karriereperspektiven in einem wachsenden internationalen Unternehmen. Jährliche Entwicklungsgespräche, kostenfreie E-Learning-Lösungen und individuelle Weiterbildungsoptionen. 

Gleiche Chancen für alle: Wir setzen uns für eine vielfältige und inklusive Kultur ein, die die besten Talente anzieht und unsere Vision vorantreibt. Wir heißen ausdrücklich Kandidat*innen jeder Religion, Herkunft, Geschlechtsidentität, sexueller Orientierung, Alter oder Familienstand willkommen. 

Bewirb Dich einfach, selbst wenn Du nicht alle Erwartungen erfüllst. Studien zeigen, dass sich durchschnittlich mehr Männer auf einen Job bewerben, wenn sie 60% der Erwartungen erfüllen, während Frauen / nicht-binäre Personen sich nur bewerben, wenn sie eine höhere Prozentzahl erfüllen. Lass uns Dich kennenlernen und sehen, was Du mitbringst!

KONTAKT: 

Bei Fragen oder wenn Du noch mehr Infos zur Stelle haben möchtest, komme gerne auf unser Recruiting-Team (recruiting.germany@believe.com) zu. 

TH (South) – Business Developer Associate, Label

The Job

Within the Label and Artists Solutions team, you will contribute to Believe’s success by acquiring new clients and implementing local sales strategy, designed with the Business Development Leader, through:

  • Sourcing and building a pipeline of new artists and/or labels
  • Negotiating deals with qualified leads, in compliance with defined business rules, complexity of local market
  • Adapting to service innovations and increasing complexity in deal structure
  • Monitoring your performance using tools and dashboards
  • Ensuring streamline communication with all stakeholders
  • Ensuring the best transition with the team that will handle customer’s day-to-day relationship and support (especially account management team)

Qualifications

  • More than 4 years of proven track record in sales and negotiation in a fast-growing environment (technology, services, media, entertainment)
  • Knowledge of digital ecosystem and passionate about Music
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly motivated, structured and organized priority with excellent time management skills

Additional Information

Believe strongly promotes equal treatment regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, martial or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies.

Head of A&R Publishing – France (F/H/X)

The Job

Le/la Head of FR publishing est responsable de l’activité éditoriale de la France. Rattaché.e au General Manager – France vous êtes en charge de lancer puis développer et gérer l’activité en France en partenariat avec l’équipe produit et technique Sentric, et spécifiquement de: 

Déployer l’offre commerciale

  • Accompagner le déploiement du business model éditorial en France, en partenariat avec les équipes projet et Sentric groupe 
  • Comprendre, relayer et s’assurer de la bonne exécution de la stratégie commerciale auprès des équipes France et des auteurs, compositeurs et sociétés d’édition 
  • Déployer l’offre de services artistiques aux auteurs et compositeurs afférents aux contrats éditoriaux (développement du répertoire, séminaires, promotions, stratégie pour l’auteur/compositeur) 
  • Etre le/la référent/e auprès des équipes centrales et produits sur l’offre éditoriale  

Atteindre les objectifs commerciaux 

  • prendre la responsabilité des objectifs commerciaux, par l’identification de nouvelles opportunités auprès des auteurs/compositeurs et sociétés d’édition. 
  • Proposer l’offre de services la plus adéquate pour chaque client d’un deal admin pure à un deal éditorial 
  • Négocier dans un environnement complexe et fortement concurrentiel   
  • Préparer les évaluations financières préalables pour chaque opportunité, en liaison avec l’équipe financière. 
  • Editer des offres et des contrats précis et rigoureux, en partenariat avec le service juridique, basé sur des maquettes groupe. 
  • Communiquer efficacement au sein de sa propre équipe et avec les parties prenantes internes et les clients externes (artiste, manager et clients commerciaux à tous les niveaux). 
  • Faciliter la passation d’information à l’équipe de Copyright management pour déployer le service de la manière la plus efficace. 

Gérer l’activité 

  • Piloter un portefeuille de clients existants. 
  • S’assurer du meilleur niveau de service de la part des équipes envers nos clients, avec l’équipe basée à Liverpool 
  • Etre force de proposition pour développer des nouveaux produits ou features techniques aux équipes produits à Liverpool 
  • Représentation de l’équipe auprès des autres services France 
  • Suivre la satisfaction des clients une fois le contrat effectif 
  • Suivre le P&L de l’activité sur une base mensuelle 

Manager l’équipe 

  • L’équipe à ce stade est constituée d’une copyright manager mais des recrutements sont à prévoir 
  • Etablir des objectifs pour l’équipe, s’assurer de leurs développements  
  • Favoriser une bonne cohésion et la mise en œuvre de synergies au sein de l’équipe et avec les équipes connexes.

Qualifications

Savoir : 

  • Compréhension passionnée de l’industrie musicale. 
  • Compréhension accrue de l’écosystème de la musique et des fonctions qui s’y rattachent. 
  • Capacité à décrire les organisations mondiales de droits d’auteur et de copyright fonctionnent et sont régies. 
  • Logiciels de gestion de la relation client et de bureautique 
  • Legal/juridique/finance – analytique / P&L 
  • Opérationnel : capable de résoudre des sujets complexes 

Savoir-faire : 

  • Savoir conclure des deals avec des auteurs, compositeurs et sociétés d’édition 
  • Conduite du changement au sein d’une organisation internationale, adaptabilié 
  • Gestion des parties prenantes 
  • Gestion des priorités, de l’organisation et des délais 
  • Communication verbale et écrite de haut niveau 
  • Prise de parole en public et présentations à un éventail de publics allant des parties prenantes de la direction aux événements du secteur. 

Savoir-être : 

  • Approche positive de la résolution des problèmes 
  • Enthousiasme pour le travail avec les artistes et les partenaires commerciaux à tous les niveaux 
  • Approche collaborative des résultats 

Expérience : 

  • Au moins 10 ans d’expérience dans l’édition musicale indispensable 
  • Au moins 3 ans d’expérience nécessaire en gestion de P&L 
  • Nécessité de disposer d’un réseau émergent d’artistes, d’écrivains et de professionnels de l’industrie
  • Management d’équipe  

Additional Information

Set the tone with us​

Chez Believe, nous avons deux cœurs : nos collaborateurs et nos artistes.​

Nous croyons en la force de nos collaborateurs, qui s’épanouissent chaque jour en développant leur potentiel… Notre objectif est d’offrir à nos collaborateurs le meilleur environnement possible pour qu’ils puissent s’épanouir.​

ROCK THE JOB ​

  • Programme de formation et de coaching sur-mesure ​
  • Une politique de télétravail​
  • Un programme de bien-être « Pauses » avec de nombreuses activités et animations​
  • Accès à Eutelmed, la plateforme numérique de santé mentale et de bien-être qui permet de parler à un psychologue expérimenté​
  • Un restaurant d’entreprise sain et éco-responsable​
  • Une assurance santé individuelle ou familiale​
  • Avantages CE ​
  • Un rooftop​
  • Une salle de sport avec des cours gratuits​

SING IN HARMONY ​

  • Programme Ambassadeur : la possibilité pour tous les Believers de participer à des initiatives de bénévolat afin d’avoir un impact positif sur la diversité, l’équité et l’inclusion (DEI), le bien-être et la planète.​
  • Mise en place du Forfait mobilité durable: remboursement jusqu’à 600€ des frais de transport en commun/avec une faible empreinte carbone.​
  • Congé 2nd parent de 5 jours calendaires rémunérés à 100% (en plus du congé légal paternité ou du congé d’adoption, nous ne l’attribuons pas au congé maternité)​

Believe s’engage à garantir l’égalité des chances en matière d’emploi, sans tenir compte de l’origine, du genre, de l’âge, de l’orientation sexuelle, de la religion ou de l’état de santé.​

TH – AS Senior A&R Manager

The Job

As A&R Manager, your focus is on intensively maintaining your existing contacts in the scene, identifying the key drivers of music trends and continuously optimizing the deal options for the Artists. You have a spirit of optimism, you will identify up and coming talent across all relevant channels. You will also conduct transparent and fair contract negotiations with artists and labels, which include increasing the value for both sides as the top priority. With your vision you will not only occupy a key position in Believe portfolio, but also play a crucial role in shaping the Thai Regional music landscape.

Utilising your network, market analysis, business and artist relations, you will be able to source and identify artists who would be suitable for Artist Services. Carrying out first discussions with the artists and their management, you will be able to identify their needs and share the perfect offer with your Local Head of Artist Services. You will be in charge in the contract negotiation and coordinate the transfer of the artists to our project management team.

1. Identify Emerging to Top Artist at the earliest stage

  • Audit and Identify Emerging to Top Artists trends
  • Monitor Believe and public tool analytics for talent detection
  • Build partnerships with a network of talent detection third parties

2. Qualify Artists Services expectations, career projects and releases plans

  • Carry out meetings with prospective clients to pitch our services and follow up through to offer negotiations
  • Present deals to your local internal team and coordinate with Head of Artist Services to validate deal offers
  • Able to close the key deals until final contract signing with the support from central legal team.
  • Coordinate the artist handover to the marketing & project managers team

3. Identify market trends and market dynamics and report to the management

  • Build strong relationships with artists, management and the local industry
  • Analyse the impact of spend and structure of artist offers

Qualifications

  • A solid and strong network in the scenes of music industry (Good to have within the Indie Pop scene as well)
  • Able to recognize and evaluate cultural changes and their effects on the relevant markets
  • Demonstrable experience in the recorded music industry and negotiation
  • Experience in a curation and/or artist/management facing capacity preferred
  • Ability to be both creative and data driven
  • Artist focused and passionate about the Independent Music Industry with a good knowledge of the independent ecosystem and digital landscape
  • Fluent in English and native Thai

Additional Information

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

JP – Business Developer Associate, Label

The Job

Utilising your network, market analysis, business, label, and artist relations, you will be able to source and identify labels & artists. You would have the opportunity to develop your career by working cross-functionally with our international team across the globe, have access to the best-in-class innovative music technology products in the music industry.

As the Business Development person for Believe in Japan, you will define and implement the sourcing and acquisitions strategy for labels & artists. Carrying out first discussions with labels and artists and their management, you will identify their needs and share the perfect offer with our Local Head of Label & Artist Solutions. You will take and lead the contract negotiation.

If you are someone who like to be part of a new business launch in a fast-growing international company, don’t hesitate to apply and meet us!

Responsibilities:  

1.     Develop your Music Industry Network and Identify key labels & artists:

  • Contribute to company growth by sourcing label & artist leads in the Japan market from all types and levels by utilizing your network.
  • Support the improvement of Japan’s business strategy and execution with Head of Label and Artist Solutions (LAS).
  • Develop localized key sales tools to enable Sales team to approach prospect businesses.

2.     Qualify label & artist potential, tailor offer to prospects and close deals:

  • Assess label & artists potential, estimate deal value, and collect information to manage the sales pipeline in compliance with defined business rules.
  • Build knowledge of company’s different types of deals to cater to label & artist needs
  • Manage and update company’s CRM system daily. 
  • Present opportunities to your local teams and coordinate with Head of LAS to validate deal offers.
  • Carry out meetings with prospective clients to pitch our services and follow up through negotiations until signing, working with the local team.
  • Analyze and report progress, and seek constant improvements with the team.

3.     Identify Market Trends and market dynamics and report to management: 

  • Audit and identify emerging label & artists market trends by attending meetings, gigs, showcases, conferences, and other events to represent Believe and your key clients.
  • Build strong relationships with labels, artists, management, and the local industry (music lawyers etc.).
  • Inform internal team about market evolution.

4.     Alignment of clients and internal stakeholders:

  • Ensure streamlined communication with all stakeholders
  • Ensure the best transition with the team that will handle customer’s day-to-day relationship and support (especially account management team)

Qualifications

To be successful in this role, we consider the following as critical skills:

  • Results driven; Target oriented
  • More than 5 years of experience in a music industry or similar role in a record label, distributor, fan & audience development, artist management, entertainment IP management
  • Proven track record in sales, closing deals in a fast-growing company (technology, services, media, entertainment)
  • Excellent command / highly proficient in spoken and written English
  • Ability to quickly build and develop a rapport through friendliness, positive attitude and listening skills
  • Strong leadership or ability to keep team members motivated

Additional Information

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

A&R manager

The Job

As an A&R manager, part of our Artist services team, your mission is to source, attract and sign new partners (artists and labels) in a constantly mutating environment.

You will work within our Artist services team in charge of selling distribution & marketing partnerships to a network of indie artists with passion, innovation, care, and transparency.

 

Your duties will include but not limited to the following

  • Identify new talents and build a pipeline of new artists.
  • Pitch Believe AS services and build individual offers.
  • Lead meetings with artists & management, calculate budgets and advocate offers before head office, negotiate best conditions resulting in win-win deals.
  • Negotiate and signs deals with artists in collaboration with the Head of A&R.
  •  Build contracts, control signings & advance payments.
  • Monitor & update pipeline, analyse performances and provide reports.
  • Follow market trends, analyse and build competitive offers for our partners.

Qualifications

  • Fluent English is mandatory to succeed in your role as part of a global company. French can be a plus
  • You have a passion for music and a first experience in the music industry
  • You have the ability to work across a broad roster of artists
  • You have a good understanding of data analysis and an experience in managing budgets
  • You have proven communication skills and pay attention to details

Additional Information

Head Of Label Catalog Business

The Job

Job Description:

Believe’s mission is to Best serve Artists at all stages of their careers. With Respect and Expertise. With Fairness and Transparency. In all Local markets around the world.  

We believe that abiding by the following values will make us worthy of artist trust and successful in the long term: fairness and transparency, respect and expertise, engagement. We aim to be the best at serving artists & labels in the world.  

Believe operates three main businesses: Artist & Label Solutions, Artist Services and Tunecore. 

In 2019, Believe acquired popular music catalog – Venus Music, which was rebranded as Ishtar in 2021, followed by another premium Punjabi Catalog- White Hill Music.

As a part of its growth strategy, Believe is looking to expand its acquired catalogs revenue, build the business to the next level and make a strong team of Catalog business for existing and future acquired catalogs. 

You shall be directly responsible for overseeing and supervising Catalog business activities and its teams to ensure that the business models are aligned with the company’s goals. 

You will be responsible for hiring, training and developing support, marketing etc., functions which are essential to run and scale the Catalog business and be responsible to create and manage the Catalog business P&L. 

You will have solid reporting to the Director – Artist Services & Label Catalog – India & South Asia. 

Responsibilities: 

– People: You will be tasked to build, manage and develop the best trained team of support /Content Acquisition team functions managers in the local music industry.  

2 – Strategy :You will be tasked to build the business, sales & marketing strategy: 

  • Build revenue optimization strategy – short, mid and long term (services, pricing, economics, communication, branding etc) for the entire catalog business. 
  • Build , manage and execute budgets and of the  whole & individual  acquired catalogs aligned with Group policy. 
  • Explore disruptive and new business opportunities.  
  • You will work closely with Local M&A team on identifying, building case studies for new potential premium catalogs. 
  • Build marketing/media-buy strategy to drive the market share/revenue across DSPs. 
  • Understand the new digital /non-digital monetisation, tools, landscape and market trends and apply the effective measures to create revenue optimisation opportunities. 

3 – Execution : You will be responsible to adapt and execute Believe’s global and India strategy in your market for catalog monetization. As such, you will have primary responsibility for business development & team management. 

  • Manage sales & marketing to budget for the label business (sourcing, qualification, sales and marketing) closely & efficiently. 
  • Organize & manage serve efforts closely and efficiently to best serve and develop new assets, artist collaboration with a view to enhance back-catalog value and growth.  
  • Coordinate with Finance/Legal teams to improve and adapt business operations. Works with Legal teams to identify and implement best business practices related to music copyright and work ahead to make sure company is fully organized to scale.   
  • Organize internal, external communication & branding to support business growth. 
  • Promoting or developing the Catalog Label brand and building awareness about it with Movie Producers and Media Groups and artist communities. 

4 – Measurement: You will be responsible to deploy local performance measurement in accordance with local and global guidelines for sales and marketing 

  • Set and drive OKRs for sales & marketing team in coordination with regional leaders. 
  • Develop, measure KPIs, Catalog acquisition ROI and report KPIs to drive the business and acquisition profitability.   
  • Define business plan, business rules and reviewing such plans/rules from time to time. 
  • Become an expert in your roster and the landscape of the genre. This includes their overall brand, past releases, marketing campaigns, social media presence, fanbase consumption habits, chart performance, and more. 
  • Analyze catalog marketing initiatives to evaluate successes and failures and continue to develop best practices to apply moving forward. 

What will success look like:  

  • Accomplishes marketing and sales human resource objectives by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching, and counseling employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures. 
  • Accomplishes marketing and sales objectives by planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating advertising, merchandising, and trade promotion programs 
  • Identifies marketing opportunities by identifying consumer requirements; defining market, competitor’s share, and competitor’s strengths and weaknesses; forecasting projected business; establishing targeted market share. 
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential. 
  • Create and build the business keeping in mind- short and long term business vision. 

Skills Required:  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with management and cross-functional teams, for both technical and non-technical audiences 
  • Knowledge of Indian Film & Non-film Music Acquisition and Licensing  process. 
  • Knowledge of Key music IP Rights. 
  • Excellent understanding of music rights exploitation across Digital, Publishing, Performance, Sync business. 
  • Good analytical skills and  detail oriented. 
  • Ability to communicate, present and influence all levels of the organization, including executive and C-level 
  • Excellent listening, negotiation, and presentation skills. 
  • Financial Acumen with prior experience of managing mid-large P&Ls will be an added advantage. 

Apply: Interested applications can email in their resumes at chandani.veera@believe.com or reach out to us at +91 9987373636.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, music business, or a related field (preferred).

Additional Information

Benefits @Believe:

#Flexibility – Just punch in leaves, not intime and out time

#Office perks – a game of foosball, table tennis to bat the afternoon lackluster, free event pass for exclusive and limited shows, music subscription, etc

#Wellbeing – Caring by EUTELMED, professionals are at your disposal for advice and support, in your own language and culture

#Transperancy – engaged in secondary activity just disclose it to us

#Compensation – Tailor made flexi pay plan for tax saving

#Sustainability – You can be a part of CSR program, represent yourself as a #shaper and contribute to a better future.

 

Additional information:

Believe strongly promotes equal treatment regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies

Artist Relations Manager Lebanon

The Job

Our mission is to provide the best distribution services for independent labels and artists with passion, innovation, care, and transparency. 

 

As an Artist Relation Manager, you will lead and support the team in a constantly technological, strategical and mutating environment with changing processes and policies.

You will manage a portfolio of artists and execute our distribution services. You will make sure artists and their team will be satisfied of our distribution services. 

In parallel, you will contribute to business development by identifying, sourcing and negotiating distribution deals with artists.

Thanks to a perfect understanding of our products and clients’ needs, a solid sales strategy, and an in-depth thinking of the music market you will be able to, achieve sales objectives and manage a portfolio of artists. You will directly report into the Head of Sales and Distribution Services.

 

Missions :

1. Sales strategy and artist lookout 

·       Support and execute the sales strategy 

·       Manage a Customer Relation Management dashboards

·       Lead complex sales discussions with an innovative approach

·       Analyze and keep track of sales performance

2. Services execution and management of a portfolio of Artists  

·     Manage of portfolio of artists and identify customer satisfaction KPIs

·     Ensure cross-functional collaboration with the Head of Trade Marketing & Video Services to optimize flawless execution

·     Escalate client feedback and contribute to overall services improvement 

 

Qualifications

Qualifications & Required Skills: 

·       Proven track record in sales and negotiation 

·       Deep knowledge of the artists landscape

·       Solid network in the music industry with a first experience in distribution

·       Passionate about technology, data, analysis, reporting and artists / label development

·       High verbal & written communication skills

·       Languages: Arabic, English.

Additional Information

SET THE TONE WITH US​

Working at Believe means having individual and collective impact in a fast-growing company!  ​

At all stages of their careers, Believers are an important part of what we are doing: shaping the future of the music industry. ​

We need teams that truly reflect the diversity of our clients: our international presence is an inspiring and enriching work environment for each one of us, with daily opportunities to connect with our colleagues all over the world. ​

We have two hearts at Believe – our People and our Artists. ​

We believe in THE POWER OF OUR PEOPLE, who grow every day to develop their potential… We aim to provide our Believers with the best environment to thrive. ​

ROCK THE JOB  

Well being advantages ​

  • Tailor-made training and coaching program ​

  • Remote working policy​

  • A well-being program​

  • Access to Eutelmed, a digital mental health and well-being platform that allows you to speak with an experienced psychologist​

SING IN HARMONY 

CSR Advantages​

  • Ambassador program: an employee volunteering initiative dedicated to all Believers interested in having a positive impact on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI), wellbeing and the planet.​

 

We are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the community it serves at all levels of the organisation. We, therefore, welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion and sexual orientation.

Artists & Labels Solutions Manager, BeNeLux (Contractor)

The Job

Within the Label and Artists Solutions team, you will be responsible for a portfolio of strategic clients and define with your manager the best solutions to maximize client satisfactions and services execution. As the clients’ point of contact, you will be responsible to:

  • Day to day digital distribution and services account management of a growing roster of BeNeLux independent record labels and 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 DSP Editorial & Partnerships (EMP) team to maximise exposure and revenues for our clients.
  • Maintain close relationships and communication with Labels, Artists, their management and marketing teams to become an integral component of each label and artist project and their core team.
  • Assist Believe BeNeLux’s management and sales team in identifying and signing the leading established and emerging BeNeLux record labels
  • Assist Believe BeNeLux’s Artist Talent Scout team in signing the best emerging and established artists into the fast-growing area of artist distribution.
  • Attend meetings, gigs, showcases, conferences and other events to represent Believe.
  • Feedback and contribute with innovation to the general development of the hyper-growth Believe BeNeLux business 

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in the music industry within a label, distributor, management company, DSP, radio/PR company where you were communicating with artists, labels, and the wider BeNeLux music industry on a daily basis. Previous account management experience is a plus.
  • Passion for independent music, artists and good knowledge of the current BeNeLux music market (particularly Hiphop) digital, streaming and global trends.
  • The ability to plan, prioritise and manage multiple labels and artist projects simultaneously and to timeline with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate with clarity and value add through presenting business reviews to your clients with focus on streaming, DSP EMP, and music trends 
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to the changing market.
  • Extremely digital savvy and quick to adopt trends.
  • 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
  • Fluent in Dutch

Additional Information

  • Contract type : Business consultant 
  • 1 year contract to be renewed each year

We are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the community it serves at all levels of the organisation. We, therefore, welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion and sexual orientation.​

Content Specialist, Artist + Partner Relations

The Job

TuneCore’s Artist and Partner Relations team works with our artist community, DSP and industry partners, and internal teams to provide best-in-class digital distribution. Reporting to the Manager of Artist & Partner Relations, the Content Specialist, will join our team and help drive the company’s commitment to independent artists and labels.

 

Job Purpose:

The Content Specialist role plays a crucial part in maximizing the visibility and impact of our artists’ music across digital platforms. This position focuses on advocating for our artists’ content with our Partners, and securing placements and promotional opportunities while supporting the goals of the Artist and Partner Relations team and TuneCore at large. Central to our mission, this role supports artist development and our label clients.

By leveraging strategic insights and data, developing impactful relationships, providing tailored pitches, and monetizing audio with Content ID, the Content Specialist directly contributes to enhancing our artists’ digital footprint and audience reach. Central to our mission, this role supports artist development and our label clients by identifying and securing the best possible programming for optimal exposure on our partner platforms. The ultimate goal is to help elevate our artists’ profiles and add to their overall development.

In this role, you will also support the Sr. Manager, Artist and Partner Relations, in areas they work within, including artist and partner relations, release strategies and success, brand marketing collaborations, and more.

Independent music industry landscapes are constantly evolving. The successful Content Specialist will demonstrate accountability and ownership through proactive communication, commitment to results, and a problem-solving mentality to ensure their success and client satisfaction.

You will organize priority releases and assets for submission to partner platforms and branded promotions, and coordinate playlisted and featured release tracking. You will manage asset requests and deliveries across stakeholders for ongoing and one-off projects, and maintain client and partner databases, and label clients in TuneCore Studio.

 

What you’ll bring:

Passion for Independent Music and Industry Knowledge: A genuine passion for music and a deep understanding of the digital music ecosystem, including how DSPs and social media platforms operate, artist marketing, and the challenges faced by independent artists and labels. A desire to make a positive impact on our artists’ careers.

Strong Communication Skills: Effective verbal and written communication skills. You will need to articulate the unique value of an artists’ music compellingly and clearly to DSPs, as well as communicate skillfully with internal teams, partners, artists, and clients.

Strategic Mindset: The ability to effectively collaborate on the development of trade marketing strategies that align with both client and company goals. This includes understanding and keeping current on programming, promotional and feature opportunities, changes to DSP and social media platforms, and leveraging data to make informed pitches.

Relationship Building: Build and maintain strong, healthy relationships with TuneCore’s teams, partner representatives, artists, and clients. This role requires someone who is personable, responsible, and capable of nurturing long-term partnerships.

Organizational Skills: Have strong planning and scheduling skills to ensure successful pitching and cross-team collaborations. Effective task, time and information management skills are paramount, as is attention to detail and the ability to multitask.

Accountability and Ownership: Demonstrate through proactive communication, a commitment to results, a problem-solving mentality, and meticulous management of priority releases to ensure success and client satisfaction.

Adaptability and Flexibility: The ability to adapt to a constantly evolving landscape, and efficiently and effectively respond to new trends, platform changes, or artist and business needs is essential.

Negotiation Skills: The ability to negotiate opportunities that benefit both artists and partners. This requires a combination of knowledge sharing, presentation skills, assertiveness and diplomacy.

Analytical Skills: The ability to analyze data, understand performance metrics, and derive actionable insights to inform strategies and measure success.

Problem-Solving Abilities: The ability to navigate challenges and overcome obstacles to achieve desired outcomes. Creativity and resourcefulness in problem-solving are vital. Cultural Sensitivity: Understanding and respect for diverse cultural backgrounds of our colleagues, artists, clients, and partners. Must ensure strategies and communications are inclusive, diverse and considerate.

Tech-Savviness: Proficiency, passion and curiosity for technology and digital distribution. Collaboration: Work effectively with clients, partners and internal teams to achieve our common goals.

A Client-Centric Approach: Commitment to delivering an exceptional client experience while continuously seeking ways to add value and exceed client expectations.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

End-to-end coordination of TuneCore’s Pitch program:

  • Submit weekly pitches to our DSP and social media partners for editorial coverage, revising and editing pitch submissions, as needed.
  • Collect and organize weekly priority pitch submissions and artist assets.
  • Incorporate analytics to craft compelling narratives that bolster our artists’ release campaigns.
  • Create a standardized process to obtain long-lead release information from VIP clients.
  • Create and manage a short- and long-lead release calendar of upcoming release priorities.
  • Coordinate release priorities with the Partner Specialist.
  • Coordinate with internal teams to maximize the visibility and performance of content on various DSPs.
  • Identify releases with global interest and crossover potential, and collaborate with ex-US stakeholders, as needed.
  • Stay current on digital trends, and updates to partner programming and products. Attend partner webinars and share this knowledge internally and to clients at scale.
  • Strategize with the APR team on internal and external cultural campaign curation.
  • Educate clients on the benefits of monetization and Content ID, and coordinate opt-ins.
  • Present pitching and promotional ideas and concepts to manager and team.
  • Coordinate the delivery of playlisting and promotional assets.
  • Collect, record and organize secured editorial, promotional and programming opportunities.

 

Artist and Partner Relations tasks and projects:

  • Curate and coordinate TuneCore’s weekly NMF playlist and NMF Featured Artist promotion.
  • Coordinate end-to-end RIAA certification requests from TuneCore clients.
  • Track Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)in a monthly report and regularly update internal stakeholders. Meet department KPI goals. Include supporting analytics.
  • Record notes for client and partner meetings, and share with the APR team.
  • Maintain client and partner databases.
  • Create or update process documents on the projects you manage.

 

Related Teams:

  • Artist Support
  • Content Review
  • Operations
  • Brand Marketing
  • Marketing
  • International
  • Publishing

 

Direct Reports: None

 

Additional Information Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to fingers, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience in a digital focused organization
  • An understanding of the digital music industry landscape and trends
  • Experience in digital distribution, PR/publicity, artist management or at an independent label is a plus
  • Strong understanding of Content ID, what it is, how it works, and its benefits to our clients
  • Experience using YouTube Studio Skills:
  • Curiosity and a growth mindset, with a proactive, energetic attitude and a strong desire to learn.
  • Strong communications skills: written, verbal, and interpersonal
  • Collaborative mindset with the ability to work independently and cross-functionally across varying levels.
  • Creative and efficient problem solver
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize, pivot, multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrate thoroughness, follow-up and attention to detail.
  • Understand the importance of excellent client and partner relationships; in-person, via telephone and via email
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office (specifically Excel) and the Google Suite Education:
  • BS/BA degree Equipment Microsoft Office, G-Suite, Slack, Jira, Asana, iTC, Music Providers for Artists, YouTube Studio, Chartmetrics, Facebook Portal, DSP artist portal

Additional Information

Our Values:  

TuneCore is a team of creators, for creators. Our mission is to support our artists and labels at every stage of their careers. Our driving forces are respect, expertise, fairness, and transparency and our values include collaboration and innovation. As global citizens, we believe that if we build more diverse, equitable and inclusive teams across our company, we will collectively create and offer more innovative solutions and better serve our artists, labels, partners, and employees.  

 

We strive to build a company that reflects the communities we serve and embraces the diversity of the world we live in, where each person’s unique perspective is valued, and where everyone has the same opportunities and is supported in their personal and professional growth. From our hiring practices to the culture we create and nurture, we are committed to listening, learning and evolving. Our goal is to make TuneCore an inspirational place that feels comfortable and familiar no matter how you look, where you call home, who you love, what you believe, or what’s on your playlist. 

 

CSR Strategy: Shaping Music for Good 

 

Our core values are put into action through Shaping Music for Good, Believe and TuneCore’s global corporate social responsibility strategy, integrated at all levels of the company and at the heart of our business model.   

  

We strive to shape the music industry for good by building trusting relationships with artists and partners, investing in the growth and talent development of our local markets, and empowering our community to positively impact society. We work to achieve progress on our core priorities: gender equity, diversity, equity & inclusion, environmental sustainability, and wellness for our employees, artists, and industry partners.  

 

Shapers Program 
 

Employees have the opportunity to join the Shapers Program, a resource group made up of teammates who want to dedicate their time and skills to Shaping Music For Good initiatives.  Shapers develop action plans, educate teammates, support the implementation of programs, and inspire action within the organization on causes and issues that align with TuneCore and Believe’s SMFG priorities.  

 

BE THE CHANGE 

 

As part of our commitment to gender equity in the industry, TuneCore and Believe partnered with leading entertainment and media analysis research firm MIDiA Research in 2021 for a groundbreaking study on the underrepresentation of female creators in the music industry.  

 

For the third annual study, BE THE CHANGE: Gender Equality in Music, Believe and TuneCore engaged entertainment data and insights company Luminate to lead the research for the study and expand its scope. With over 1600 respondents from 109 countries, this year’s study includes an increased focus on global reach and adopts an intersectional approach that accounts for respondents’ ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, parental status, location, and age among other factors.  

 

Our intent for this study is to inspire meaningful change in the industry. 

 

Recognition and Awards: 

2023: 

  • Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in Music list (#3, Music Category) 

  • Billboard Women in Music List: Andreea Gleeson, CEO 

  • Billboard Indie Power Players List: Andreea Gleeson, CEO 

  • Billboard’s International Power Players List, Andreea Gleeson, CEO 

  

2022: 

  • Top 50 Crain’s Best Places to Work in NYC 

  • Music Week’s International Woman of the Year: Andreea Gleeson, CEO 

  • Variety’s New York Women’s Impact Report: Andreea Gleeson, CEO 

  • Billboard Indie Power Players List: Andreea Gleeson, CEO 

  • Billboard’s International Power Players List, Andreea Gleeson, CEO 

 

2021: 

  • Billboard 2021 International Power Players List: Andreea Gleeson, CEO 

  • Billboard 2021 Indie Power Players List: Andreea Gleeson, CEO and Matt Barrington, Chief Financial & Strategy Officer 

 

Benefits & Perks: At TuneCore we’re committed to the well-being of our employees and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth. Our inclusive benefits include, but are not limited to: 

 

  • Paid Time Off including vacation, holidays, paid bereavement, and unlimited paid sick days, “Wellness Fridays” year-round (close at 1pm on Fridays), week-long company-wide week off between Christmas and New Years – every employee needs time to take care of themselves and their family. 

  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents – because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention. 

  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, FSA and dependent care from day 1 of employment – Your health comes first. 

  • 401k match – an investment in your future. 

  • Student loan repayment program 

  • Company wide events, outings and volunteer days – we have team spirit and know how to have fun! 

  • Hybrid Work – employees have the option to work predominantly remotely and work from the office 7 days per month on a flexible schedule organized at the department level, in accordance with Company policies. 

  • Learning and development opportunities and career development trainings – We believe in promoting and growing our leadership from within the company and proactively invest in our people. 

  • Exclusive employee free distribution subscription – to ensure you experience the magic of releasing music worldwide (and give us valued feedback!). 

  • Free concert tickets to TuneCore artist’s shows – Giving our teams a front row seat to the music we distribute worldwide and support our incredible artists while we’re at it. 

 

TuneCore and Believe are Equal Opportunity Employers. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 

 

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