Compass Records Group – Director of Marketing and Promotion (US)

Compass Records Group is currently seeking a Director of Marketing and Promotion to join our team in Nashville.


The ideal candidate is a clear and critical thinker who takes personal accountability for achieving individual and shared goals, possesses a firm working knowledge of roots music marketing and promotion, has exceptional interpersonal skills, and has the ability to work in an open and creative group environment. In this dynamic, fast-paced role, time management skills are crucial as is pro-active initiation and follow through on a broad range of actions. The role is full-time and requires some out-of-office-hours activity, such as attendance at shows, accompanying artists on promotional activities, etc.

  • Develop and execute distinctive marketing campaigns that guide the direction of radio promotion, advertising, publicity, social media messaging, consumer facing and B2B sales, and licensing
  • Oversee all promotional elements of the record release cycle; coordinate assets across campaigns, including music videos, live sessions, photo shoots, digital assets, biographies, and promotional materials in conjunction with the Digital and Publicity departments
  • Prepare and maintain project timelines and budgets
  • Work closely with the Director of Publicity to plan and coordinate artist’s schedules and promotional activities
  • Work closely with the Digital Marketing Manager to design digital marketing strategies that will include advertising, social media strategy, website builds, and more
  • Communicate with management and artists on a regular basis to deliver periodic results and updates, address concerns, manage expectations and maintain a good working relationship with the goal of implementing creative and successful campaigns
  • Create and maintain best practice documents and ongoing tracking of overall campaign tactics and results
  • Work closely with the A&R team to coordinate product delivery and campaign timelines
  • Cultivate promotional opportunities and partnerships with emerging markets and non-traditional digital/tech outlets (Instagram, VR, etc.) and branding
  • At least four years of professional experience in the music business is required and previous marketing experience is preferred
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current and future trends in music marketing
  • Ability to confidently plan and manage campaigns to a high standard
  • Superior organizational and time management skills with attention to detail and ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Knowledge and experience of artist and label services including campaign management and budget management
  • Excellent relationship and communication skills are essential – both in person and in writing. The ability to provide clear, concise information, advice, and recommendations is key.
  • Ability to speak effectively across all levels of business, both internally and externally
  • Excellent knowledge of the digital space, including retail, analytics, and social media with an ability to adapt to a constantly changing landscape
  • Strong relationships with media and DSP’s including Spotify, Apple, YouTube, Deezer and Amazon a plus
  • An enthusiastic approach towards music and creative media, ideally with an appreciation for the repertoire Compass represents
  • Competitive Salary
  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation days
  • Relocation allowance

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