Cargo Records UK – Label Management Coordinator (UK)

Job Description

Cargo Records UK is a prominent force in the distribution of independent music. Founded with a passion for music diversity, Cargo Records has established itself as a pivotal partner for numerous labels and artists across genres, from indie rock to electronic and beyond. Our mission is to amplify the reach of unique and groundbreaking music by providing robust global distribution networks and personalized services for our clients. Our deep connections within the music industry, gives us a chance to work on some great projects with groundbreaking artists and labels.

The Role

The Label Management team are on the lookout for a Label Coordinator to support the Cargo UK Label Management team. The role is varied where you will be in regular communications with label clients as well as managing label and release data for easy access across all internal teams. Strong time management and organization skills are key here to manage the varied regular tasks, as well as organisational ability to keep incoming information usable and findable. This full-time position reports to Head of Label Management and is based in the Cargo UK office in West London SW6.


Release Setup & Metadata:

  • Solicit, collect, & manage new & catalogue release information & metadata from labels.
  • Perform release project set-up and maintenance across platforms.
  • Communicate with label clients about any issues or missing information.
  • Coordinate stock levels and logistics as needed.

Label & Internal Comms:

  • Manage release updates, reports, & other regular comms sent to labels.
  • Create new label info docs for internal and external use.
  • Track & report partner marketing expenses.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Improve and update internal organisational structures for label info, comms, notes, reports, as directed.
  • Support cross-departmental projects as needed.
  • Work with label management team on label events/meetings (virtual or IRL).

The Ideal Candidate Has:
  • Excellent attention to detail, strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work & communicate well in a large team and with external partners.
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work across multiple concurrent deadlines and projects.
  • A passion for independent music.
  • Working knowledge of: Google Docs and/or MS Office suite, Database software Asset/inventory management tools, email marketing tools (e.g. Mailchimp)
  • Previous record label/music distribution experience would be advantageous.

To apply please send and CV and covering letter, telling us why you would want to join the Cargo team, email:

Closing date for applications: 19th June
Ideal start date: August 2024
Salary – Dependent on experience.

Cargo Records embraces the principles of equal employment opportunities for all. We welcome applications from candidates from every area of society to encourage an inclusive company culture.

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