FUGA Italy – Managing Director (IT)

FUGA, a leading international digital music distribution platform headquartered in Amsterdam, is currently looking for a Managing Director to set up, build and manage its new offices in Italy.

Your key responsibility is growing FUGAs Italian client-base and managing FUGAs operations in Italy. Main components of the day to day business are:

  • Managing and overseeing all aspects related to FUGAs overseas distribution-, marketing- and sales services in Italy
  • Manage and expand local client base
  • Implementing the necessary processes for FUGA to sell its products and services in Italy and to perform required after sales service
  • Managing contract negotiations and process with Italian clients
  • Implement necessary operational client support
  • Manage all back-office and administrative aspects related to the local entity
  • Implement product and service policies defined by the HQ in Amsterdam
  • Reporting to FUGAs CEO
  • University degree (preferably in Business, Economics or Music/Entertainment)
  • Ten or more years of experience in the music industry, of which at least three years carrying end-responsibility for a (small) business and or team
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Experience in working in an international environment and board-facing presence
  • Able to pro-actively and upon request report to the management team at HQ
  • Organizational and motivational skills
  • Strong client network and strong at growing and maintaining client relationships
  • Experience working with independent music labels and understanding their needs
  • Native Italian speaker, excellent English-speaking skills
  • Please make sure to mention if any of this describes you:
  • Understanding of how FUGA or a similar music delivery platform works
  • Experience with music technology, operations, licensing and marketing
Who we are
  • Small, enthusiastic team and a growing company with strong ambitions
  • International business environment, colleagues and clients around the world with diverse backgrounds in music and tech
  • Egalitarian, transparent environment with career growth opportunities
  • Part of a dynamic industry: technology, media and entertainment
About FUGA

Founded in 2006, FUGA builds software and provide services for the digital music industry. We have an extensive and growing international network of clients and partners. Our HQ is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with offices in New York, London and Milan and representatives in Paris, Los Angeles, Korea and Brazil.

We operate at the heart of the music industry with clients such as Tommy Boy, Ultra Records, Curb Records, Spinnin’ Records, Armada Music, Epitaph, Domino Recording Company and more. FUGA connects these record labels, artists and distributors with online stores such as Spotify, iTunes, and Apple Music. By doing so FUGA enables its clients to optimize their business processes and successfully execute their strategy. FUGA’s products & services provide a complete ecosystem for the digital product cycle. Clients manage, distribute and promote their music and collect on their revenue.

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