Kobalt Music Group – Digital Account Manager (UK)

As the streaming landscape is continuing to grow and change, AWAL is looking for a personable as well as analytical Digital Account Manager to join our Global Digital Accounts team.

This amazing opportunity will allow you to work with an incredibly diverse roster of up and coming as well as established acts, helping to drive their playlisting and profiles across digital services.

Reporting to the Senior Director, Digital Accounts, you will help with the day to day management of new release information and pitching materials to ensure new and ongoing releases are presented to all UK & International digital accounts as well as building long term playlisting strategies and stories.

To be successful in the role, we need someone with a natural incline towards sales, but with a humble approach who is focussed on getting results in innovative and forward-thinking ways.

You will be the primary contact for selected platforms and responsible for monitoring and reporting on streams, sales and trends using AWAL’s proprietary analytics tools, so it’s pivotal that you have an analytical mindset, an eye for details and love digging the data!

AWAL is the partner of choice for innovative artists at all stages of their careers as we transform the way music is released by creating a high-quality path for artists to remain outside of the traditional label system while maintaining ownership of their masters.

Leading artists who have already chosen AWAL includes Lauv, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, The Kooks, Tom Misch, The Wombats, Bruno Major, You Me At Six and Laura Marling.

If you feel like the fast-paced, rewarding environment of our rapidly growing company is for you – share your story! Apply today and tell us why you are the next best addition to our successful team!

What would you do as a Digital Account Manager?

  • Represent AWAL releases to selected DSPs
  • Assist with the day to day relationship with key accounts in the UK and internationally.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key contacts at the DSPs
  • Liaise with project marketing leads to help define and deliver digital sales and streaming strategies
  • Prioritise release schedule and process pitching information across the AWAL roster
  • Prepare presentations for playlist and editorial pitching meetings
  • Manage the information flow to our network of international Account Managers
  • Represent catalogues to digital accounts as well as frontline releases
  • Generate weekly reports on the status of artist campaigns including playlist and on-platform profile results
  • Analyse performance of releases using AWAL’s analytics tools
  • Liaise with the Digital Operations department to ensure content delivery feeds are timely and complete
  • Communicate new developments and initiatives at the digital services to the Marketing and Label Management teams

You will ideally have

  • 2 years’ experience working in the music industry, background in Digital Account Management preferred
  • Deep understanding of digital retail platforms
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current and future trends in music landscape
  • Working operational knowledge of digital delivery processes and digital services requirements
  • Global outlook and understanding of international markets
  • Strong verbal, written, communication and analytical skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Organized self-starter, able to multi-task, adapt to changing priorities, and work in a high-pressure environment

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. Verification checks will be conducted during the interview process and a full DBS check on acceptance of offer. Kobalt is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

 

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