[PIAS] Label Group – Digital Communications Manager (UK)

Role: Digital Communications Manager – [PIAS] Label Group

Reporting to: Head of Brand Communications
Location: London

What we do:

[PIAS] is a family of independent record labels. We champion and support artists from around the world across an unrivalled international network, run by passionate music lovers.


Founded in Belgium in 1982 by Kenny Gates and Michel Lambot, [PIAS] is one of the world’s leading independent music companies with more than 280 employees over 16 offices in every major music market around the world. We champion and support artists from around the world across an unrivalled international network run by passionate music lovers.

[PIAS] has 2 core divisions: the [PIAS] Label Group and [Integral] Distribution Services.

[PIAS] Label Group, the Record Company Division, includes in-house labels Play It Again Sam, Different, [PIAS] Électronique and harmonia mundi, as well as a roster of affiliated independent labels: Astral People, ATO Records, Bella Union, Blue Flowers, Don’t Sleep, Heavenly Recordings, Lower Third, Mute, Speedy Wunderground, Phantasy, Point of Departure, Spinefarm and Transgressive.


[Integral] is the multiple award-winning services division providing worldwide digital and physical marketing and a range of distribution services for some of the most influential independent labels and artists including 4ADChemikal Underground, ChrysalisDomino Recording Company, Epitaph, FatCat Records, Ipecac, LSO, Matador Records,  New West, Ninja Tune, Partisan RecordsRough Trade RecordsSecretly Canadian,  Stones Throw, Sub PopWarp RecordsXL Recordings and Young Turks among many others.


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 we’re looking for:

Someone with a strong creative and digital background to take on the role of Digital Communications Manager.

Working with our Head of Brand Communications and in close collaboration with our Art Director and Audience Development team, you will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of the [PIAS] Label Group’s digital strategy & activity including website, social channels, newsletters, and general brand communications.

What you’ll be doing:
  • Ensure brand consistency across the group whilst highlighting our labels and their artists and releases, our local offices and global network.
  • Ensure a cohesive message is shared across all global [PIAS] digital channels (website, social channels & platforms, newsletters etc), plus implement a global to local follow up.
  • Ensure continued growth across all digital channels (including website, social media, and other on-line properties).
  • Be responsible for the management of the [PIAS] website and updating it with new content.
  • Track performance of activity in order to improve the audience journey to and from the website, including the social channels, playlists, D2C and more.
  • Proactively work with our label teams in capturing, creating and sharing unique content.
  • Work closely with our territory teams on a global to local strategy.
  • Work and manage content templates and uniquely created assets for social media, marketing and newsletter assets.
  • Deliver Best Practices into the business through internal communications, work closely with the Global Digital Marketing Team (Audience Team) to share learnings and optimisation of campaigns.

What we expect:
  • Significant experience in social management, digital new business and the understanding of digital marketing including social media, newsletters, D2C, video and DSP streaming platforms.
  • Skills in Communications, web page management, WordPress, Mailchimp, Copywriting & Editing and Microsoft Suite
  • Proven track record working in brand communications, at least 2 years’ experience
  • Basic photoshop and video editing skills required
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines and tasks across the business group
  • A deep knowledge of technology specifically new digital trends and consumer behaviour
  • Knowledge of interactive technologies and communication tools including email, social media and viral marketing techniques and platforms.
  • Knowledge and understanding of various platforms such as Meta Advertising, YouTube Studio, CrowdTangle etc.

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 and communication.
  • Languages would be a 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 favourably on grounds of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or age.

If this sounds right up your street, we would love to hear from you.  Please send your CV, cover letter and links to samples of your work to: recruitmentuk@pias.com

Closing date for application: Sunday 6th August 2023.

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