OLI – Production Manager (UK)

One Little Independent is looking for a new Production Manager to manage its busy UK and International physical manufacturing and digital delivery requirements.

Candidates should have a full understanding of the role with ideally a minimum of one years’ experience within a record label, distributor, manufacturer or DSP. We are looking for a confident and proactive self starter with meticulous attention to detail as well as experience with content management systems and distributer delivery platforms. 

  • Overseeing the manufacture and digital distribution of all OLI repertoire
  • Working to strict production schedules for UK and international releases
  • Booking mastering sessions; ordering the appropriate production masters and delivery to manufacturing plants.
  • Liaising with product and marketing managers, UK distributer, international managers, brokers and artist managers ensuring all teams are aware of parts deadlines. 
  • Approving and proofing artwork files, wet proofs, test pressings, test dvds, test blu rays in consultation with management/artist
  • Design and manufacture of promo CDs
  • Overseeing the shipping and logistics of finished stock, ensuring it gets booked into warehouses on schedule.
  • Obtaining competitive quotes on packaging concepts and merchandise items; sourcing bespoke specs and working with product managers to develop creative packaging. 
  • Ownership and development of the OLI  content management system
  • Ensuring all repertoire is correctly registered with neighbouring rights societies 
  • Responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of production: obtaining quotes; raising purchase orders, approving invoices and handling any disputes when necessary; liaising with the accounts department
  • Briefing designers; ensuring all design work is done to specification; checking and approving artwork and managing the process through to the final product
  • Maintaining and updating the OLI catalogue database / generating catalogue numbers, UPCs and ISRCs
  • Ownership of OLI  Bandcamp account.
  • Compiling all the necessary credits, assets and performer information in accordance with DSP, publishing and neighbouring rights requirements. 
  • Developing a relationship with manufacturing brokers and working with them to get the most competitive price and best service and delivery deadlines
  • Archiving all physical and digital assets
  • Gathering orders from UK and international territories; ordering of all stock and parts; overseeing replication, fulfilment and delivery of product
  • Ensuring international licensees are supplied with parts for local manufacture (audio and artwork masters, printed parts etc.) and approving artwork amendments
  • Maintaining and sending out the weekly OLI  Release Schedule
  • Assisting other areas of the Product & Marketing team where necessary 
  • Attending gigs and industry events on behalf of OLI as and when required

OLI One Little Independent is a leading independent record and management company based in Tooting Bec South London , with an office in New York.

We have been trading since 1981.

Our roster includes Björk , Ásgeir , Poppy Ackroyd , Gabriel Ólafs and many more.

If this opportunity excites you and you believe you have the skills, drive and ambition we are looking for, please send a short covering letter along with a copy of your resume to Derekb@olirecords.com by 30th November 2021. 

OLI is committed to equal opportunities and inclusivity, so we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. 

Salary: Competitive but dependent on experience


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