GRADUATION* – Marketing Assistant (UK)

The Opportunity

Fantastic opportunity for a motivated, organised and creative Marketing Assistant to support rapid-paced team within a fast growing independent label. The ideal candidate will provide a high level of support to the Product Managers and wider team.

Providing assistance and general support to the team as well as to the General Manager. You will report to the General Manager, but the Senior Product Manager will be tasking and providing direction on a day to day basis.

This is an ideal role for someone who is looking for an entry level role in the industry and has some relevant practical experience, such as an internship or work experience at a record company. In return you can expect a role which will give you the chance to learn various aspects of marketing in the music industry.

About Us

We are GRADUATION* a record label dedicated to culture, innovation and human development. Advocates of diversity and shaping the music industry from within, we put creativity, passion and art at the heart of everything we do.

We are a collective of young, enthusiastic executives with expertise in both traditional and cutting edge methodologies.

We deliver world-class campaigns with the help of our family of tastemakers, influencers, radio stations and streaming partners who consistently support our growing community of artists.

The Role

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • General administrative duties including coordinating team diaries, scheduling meetings, organising couriers etc.
  • Attending the two weekly marketing meeting, taking notes where required to circulate to the team
  • Being the 1st point of contact for all queries coming to the Product Manager from internal (A&R, finance & accounting etc) and external stakeholders (artist management, design agencies, studio liaison, media companies etc)
  • Liaise and assist the senior leadership team on artist campaign development and execution
  • Create and update marketing plans, media bookings and release schedules.
  • Drafting release on the Distribution systems for approval
  • Generate bespoke market research& social reports
  • Coordinating and managing the commission and approval process for marketing assets (radio, outdoor, digital and TV)
  • Welcome and accommodate any guests that visit i.e offering refreshments, making travel arrangements, scheduling meetings (COVID permitting)
  • Create and update marketing plans, media bookings and release schedules.
  • Drafting release on the Distribution systems for approval
  • Generate bespoke market research& social reports
Required Experience & Skills
  • Experience of working in a relevant administration role or other relevant experience in the music industry (intern or above)
  • Excellent ability in word/pages, keynote/powerpoint, numbers/excel & canva
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Manage competing priorities
  • Good understanding of influencer landscape and proficient in social media including TikTok
  • Basic understanding of DSPs/play-listing
  • Understanding of culturally relevant marketing and creative content

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone.

Please submit a covering letter & CV to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Marketing Assistant Application’

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