[PIAS] – Catalogue Manager (UK)

Role: Catalogue Manager

Reporting to: Head of Catalogue
Direct Reports: 0
Location: London

What we do

[PIAS] champions and supports the best independent music in the world across our unrivalled international network. Established in 1982, we operate 16 global offices – all leveraging local relationships to influence local gatekeepers.

Our Mission
  • To be at the very heart of the independent music ecosystem.
  • To relentlessly and passionately discover, promote, market, sell and distribute the music of independent labels and artists.
  • To spread the music we champion with passion, integrity and care. To help it encounter audiences and success.
  • To constantly challenge ourselves to improve.

What you’ll be doing

Working under the direction of the Head of Catalogue, the role offers the opportunity for you to develop and acquire skills and experience in catalogue planning and content creation.

In this role you will assist in the planning of the [PIAS] release schedule as well as the organization and processing of all parts required for production and manufacturing.

Key Deliverables

To ensure the smooth running of release planning and manufacturing for a variety of [PIAS] catalogue and international repertoire.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Assist the Head of Catalogue on all aspects of reissues and back catalogue campaigns.
  • Update and manage the release planner and all production related tools and databases.
  • Collate and check metadata and production assets provided by the repertoire teams.
  • Researching current market and previous sales history for artist catalogues and developing new campaigns
  • Work closely with the A&R and repertoire teams to complete all release information and deliver all parts within clearly provided deadlines.
  • Work with Sales to maximize new catalogue release sell-in and campaign opportunities at retail
  • Devise a strategy that will work on an international basis for as many markets as possible and manage a balance of projects that are being campaigned at any one time.
  • Work closely with the [PIAS] production team on the production and timely delivery of physical products.
  • Work closely with the Integral Supply Chain Team on the timely canvassing of initial orders.
  • Assist the Sync team by keeping licensing platforms, tools and databases up to date including the uploading of instrumentals and unreleased music.
  • Generally, assist the global PIAS Label Group team on product and repertoire data related tasks.

Skills and Experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in physical music production or manufacturing.
  • Experience of international music markets is preferable.
  • Experience of work where a high degree of attention to detail/accuracy is essential.
  • Methodical approach to work and experience of having to deliver to deadlines.
  • Ability to learn new systems quickly and ability to work autonomously.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize own workload.
  • Being organized and demonstrating an affinity with problem solving.
  • Experience of analyzing data

Personal Attributes:

  • Gravitas and integrity.
  • Takes initiative and capitalises on opportunity.
  • Adaptable within a dynamic, changing environment.
  • Works to build up credibility and rapport at all levels of the business.
  • Takes personal accountability for achieving individual and shared goals.
  • Organised, efficient and effective.
  • Passionate about music.
  • Languages would be real advantage.

What we offer
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Great working environment – passion and love for music runs in our DNA
  • Financial Planning drop ins with our Company Financial Advisor
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Hybrid working model
  • Summer Fridays
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Season Ticket Loans Interest Free
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Monthly stock out
  • Free gig tickets and staff socials
  • Perkbox Employee Reward Scheme
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Enhanced family leave
  • A great team to work with
  • And much more!

[PIAS] is an equal opportunities employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to a working environment where no one will be treated less favorably on grounds of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or age.

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