MER – Head of Partner Relations (NO)

MER Group is an independent and boutique-styled full-service music company and from Norway. Founded in 2013 by music executive Gunnar Greve, MER has a vision to become a leading force in the industry in terms of developing, facilitating and managing all aspects of their clients’ careers, MER has expertise and relevant experience in providing services such as management, label functions, content production, promotion, branding, music publishing and business management. The company is based in Oslo, Norway, with facilities including both offices and a recording studio complex consisting of 8 studios. Its roster includes the likes of global superstar Alan Walker, up-and-coming artist K-391, and Grammy nominated songwriter Mood Melodies, in addition to a variety of songwriters.


MER Recordings, a division of MER Group, is amongst the leading independent record labels in the Nordics, and has been a key figure in the region with a successful international track record since its beginning. The company is now looking for a competent and devoted person to join the team as the head of partner relations. MER is looking for someone with a strong professional aptitude and a genuine interest for the field of work, and someone who’s not afraid to roll up their sleeves when needed. A thorough understanding and interest in the music industry is imperative to succeed in this position.

  • Responsible key contact for all label partners across multiple clients
  • Develop and maintain strong personal relationships with label contacts
  • Develop new relationships with partners to create opportunities for music and content promotions
  • Responsible for pitching & sales to partners (e.g., DSP’s, Radio, TV)
  • Handling all incoming and outgoing partner requests
  • Responsible for coordinating all partner related initiatives and requests
  • Frequent documentation and delivery of reported progress to the company’s label manager
  • A minimum of 5 years of sales-related working experience in the music industry
  • Strong communication & presentation skills, both verbally and inwriting
  • A strong sense of knowledge and understanding of the music industry, as well as a genuine interest in both the industry and overall pop culture
  • Strong sales and negotiation skills
  • An understanding of various regional business cultures, and a general multicultural sensibility and tolerance
  • Must enjoy and thrive in a high energy work environment
  • An ability to work autonomously as well as in teams
  • Structured and precise in your work, with an attention to details
  • “Off hours” work is to be expected, as a result of time differences
  • An exciting and challenging position
  • Diverse and challenging tasks in a professional environment
  • An arena to develop personally and as a career person
  • Competitive terms and conditions in an inspiring work environment with great colleagues
  • Newly renovated and modern work facilities with a centralized location in Oslo, Norway (recognized as one of the places to live in)

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