Artist & A&R Representative, Nigeria (Remote, NG)

Ditto Artist & Label Services is looking to add a Nigerian A&R Representative. Our team finds, develops, manages relationships with and creates marketing initiatives with emerging & established African Artists, Record Labels and catalogue owners, providing support, advice and strategy for Ditto clients.

As an Artist & Label Services A&R representative you will be required to approach Artists and Labels to sign with Ditto Plus, whilst looking after a roster of Artists & Labels that you have signed, overseeing and coordinating all aspects of their release campaigns including Asset Management, Distribution, Sales, Promotion, Marketing, Social Media, and Reporting.

  • The A&R Representative’s duties & responsibilities are:
  • Identify and sign successful African Artists and developing African artists who have the potential to become top tier African artists globally.
  • Actively scout successful and emerging Nigeria-based Label/Management companies to partner with Ditto.
  • Represent Ditto alongside Senior Staff in meetings with existing and potential Artists, Artist Management and Labels.
  • Conceive and implement industry leading release campaigns and strategies that reflect the vision and goals of the Artist, Management, or Label.
  • Communicate with management and Artists on a regular basis to address concerns, manage expectations and maintain a good working relationship.
  • Ensure timely delivery of all aspects of the campaign in line with core project and partner milestones.
  • Proactively provide insight, advice, and creative planning support to signings in respect of their releases, catalogue and revenue.
  • Manage cross functionally with other departments as well as external partners to ensure flow of information throughout the campaign.
  • Develop market-leading streaming and playlist strategies with the Trade Marketing team.
  • Analyse performance of your roster using Ditto’s analytics tools.
  • Be aware of changes and developments in the music market, with particular emphasis on competitor activity in Nigeria.
  • Represent Ditto in the Nigerian Music Industry, including attending gigs, panels, and creating awareness of our services.
  • Generate significant revenue from signings.

  • Passionate about music, especially African Music and Culture, with a minimum 3 years music industry, creative agency or brand & Artists’ marketing experience.
  • Enthusiastic about independent music and Artist development, results focused, upbeat, and focused, with a strong passion to learn and succeed.
  • Good track record of working directly with Artists and their teams. Must have relationships with key independent recording Artists.
  • A good understanding of streaming platforms and knowledge of or experience with Label Services.
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to multitask and work to deadlines under pressure.
  • Strong communication skills, with competent copywriting and presentation abilities.
  • Proactive and positive with the ability to independently initiate tasks and follow through to completion.
  • Flexible approach to growing within a team and adapting processes as the business grows.
  • Good computer literacy and internet connectivity is necessary, and a strong proficiency in Google Suite is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related fields is preferred but not necessary.

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