Future House Music – A&R and Label Manager (NL)

A&R and Label Manager, At Future House Music

We’re looking for an A&R and Label Manager to join our team! Full-time in Rotterdam.

Company bio:

Future House Music is rooted in the core values of supporting new talent, putting artists first and providing lasting experiences for the dedicated community.

Launched in 2014, what began as a community of house music lovers has developed into a record label with a clear focus – putting artists first and providing the finest releases to an ever-growing fanbase. From our home in Rotterdam, The Netherlands to global live events, Future House Music continues to make an impact on an international scale – by sharing our music and exciting our fans around the world.

Amassing over 1 million YouTube subscribers over a four year period, FHM is one of electronic music’s fastest growing independent record labels. Stay tuned as we continue our rise to the forefront of electronic dance music, helping artists achieve their goals and work together to guide them musically in their career.

About the job

Are you passionate about electronic music and have a knack for discovering talented artists? Future House Music represents artists like: Brooks, Tungevaag, Sevenn, Wankelmut, Mr. Belt & Wezol, 220 KID, Marc Benjamin, Sevek, Felguk, Lady Bee, Tigerlily, Jay Hardway, Dannic, NUZB, SMACK and more. The Myth of NYX represents artists like: Chapter & Verse, DJ S.K.T, Tom & Collins, Piero Pirupa, Thomas Newson, Quarterhead, Sammy Porter, VOLAC, CASSIMM, Illyus & Barrientos, Raffa FL, Dave Winnel and more.

As the A&R and Label Manager, you will play a pivotal role in scouting, signing, and developing new talent while overseeing the day-to-day operations of our labels. If you’re ready to dive into the vibrant worlds of Future House Music and The Myth of NYX, we want you to join our team of ten as A&R and Label Manager!

At Future House Music, we believe in putting ‘artists first’ and ‘quality over quantity’. You will have the opportunity to make a significant difference in an artist’s career through the signings you make and the support you provide. We prioritize nurturing talent and fostering creative growth, making us an ideal platform for emerging and established artists to thrive.

You’ll enjoy a combination of work-from-home on together with flexible office days. If you would like to use the company’s equipment at the office, you’re welcome to drop by. Nevertheless you’ll fully experience what it’s like to work in a team of ten. Together with our current music department you’ll enjoy multiple moments of contact a day, daily stand-ups, general meetings, personal calls and monthly team activities.

You, our candidate:
  • Can start on the 1st of April 2024 (or later).
  • Preferably live in/near the Dutch city of Rotterdam, or able to travel to Rotterdam.
  • Resident of The Netherlands or holder of a work permit for the Netherlands/EU (you don’t require VISA sponsorship).
  • Degree in Music Business, Music Management, Music School/ Conservatory or a related field.
  • Strong passion for electronic music and a deep understanding of the genre.
  • Proven experience in A&R, talent scouting, or artist management within the music industry & strong network of industry contacts.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities
  • Networking Native: Build and maintain relationships with industry contacts including artists, managers, and other labels.
  • Analytics Extraordinaire: Monitor and analyze social media metrics to make data-driven decisions.
  • Trend Setter: Stay informed about industry trends and developments to capitalize on new opportunities.
  • Eagle Eye: Scout and identify emerging artists with potential in the electronic music scene.
  • Master Negotiator: Negotiate and confirm the terms in contracts with artists, ensuring mutually beneficial agreements.
  • Schedule Champion: Manage the release schedule and support promotional campaigns for new music releases.
  • Great Guidance: Collaborate with artists to develop their sound and enhance their marketability.
  • Distro Hero: Oversee the distribution of music across various platforms, ensuring timely and effective release strategies.

What can we offer in return?

A front-row seat to the world of House music and nightlife through a job at one of music’s fastest-growing independent labels. You’ll work in a young, fun and enthusiastic team that’s as passionate about music as you are. Enjoy flexible working hours and/or days. You’ll be able to develop your personal growth on multiple and versatile levels. You’ll receive adequate compensation and are of course able to attend all of our events. On top of that, you’ll be able to help artists achieve their dreams.

Does this sound like music to your ears? Apply now! Send us your CV and motivation letter.

Apply for the job

We understand that you do not meet all the criteria mentioned. You know what, we don’t either. If you dare the challenge; send us your motivation!

Do you want to join our team as our new A&R and Label Manager? Then we’d love to hear about you!

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