Secretly Distribution – UK Account Relations Director (UK)

Title: UK Account Relations Director

Status: Full-time
Hours: 40/week, Monday – Friday, 10am-6:30pm
Location: London, UK
Reports to: Head of International Strategy

Company Summary

Secretly Distribution is a curated distribution powerhouse, renowned for its global presence and unwavering commitment to serving premier independent labels and artists worldwide. Established with headquarters in Bloomington, IN, our influence extends across major cultural hubs with offices strategically located in Brooklyn, Chicago, London, and Los Angeles, complemented by a dynamic team spanning Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, and beyond.

At Secretly Distribution we pride ourselves on our relentless dedication to artistry. Our ethos is rooted in transparency, creativity and unparalleled expertise – striving tirelessly each day to provide support to the diverse array of talent within our expansive network. With a passion and commitment to our partners, we continuously elevate the landscape of independent music distribution, setting new standards of success and innovation within the industry.

Position Summary

Secretly Distribution is seeking a pro-active, music obsessed person with a proven track record in building strong and authentic relationships to join our growing team in London.

This is a new position, and the successful candidate will work very closely with key stakeholders across our UK physical sales business, including Secretly Group and its affiliates (home to Mitski, Bon Iver, Phoebe Bridgers and Faye Webster, to name a few key artists).

This role will contribute to relevant and creative physical retail strategies for the UK market in order to maximise exposure and sales. The ideal person will have at least 5 years industry experience in physical retail, existing relationships with key partners, a track record of working on successful, chart focused campaigns in the UK and Ireland, as well as being innovative and data driven.

  • Build, sustain and manage strong relationships across the UK retail landscape and with SD’s sub-distribution partners
  • Take a lead role in sales forecasting across new releases and represses
  • Devise and implement UK physical retail strategy on behalf of key stakeholders
  • Work with UK retailers to devise new and innovative marketing initiatives
  • Pitch for UK exclusives in tune with global release strategy
  • Advise on UK price and discount strategy
  • Liaise with UK Chart company to ensure our releases are accurately reflected on the charts
  • Provide sales and marketing reports to key stakeholders

The Ideal Candidate Demonstrates
  • Minimum 5 years experience working in UK physical retail/music distribution
  • Experience working on successful, chart focused campaigns in the UK and Ireland
  • Proven track record of building strong and authentic relationships throughout the music industry
  • Problem solving mind set
  • Creative approach to their work and the ability to implement new ideas
  • Ability to analyse data to aid decision making
  • Passion for the labels and artists on the Secretly Distribution roster

BWSCD Benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension contributions
  • End of Year Closure Holiday
  • Parental Leave
  • Volunteer Hours Matching Policy
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • UK Bank Holidays
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Application Link

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, nationality, or national origin.

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