Secretly Group – Label Manager, Benelux (NL/Remote)

Secretly Group Seeks Label Manager, Benelux

Title: Label Manager, Secretly Group (Benelux)
Status: Full-time
Location: Netherlands
Reports to: VP Operations UK/EU

Company Summary: Secretly Group is a leading independently owned music company, including record labels Dead Oceans, Jagjaguwar, Saddest Factory Records, and Secretly Canadian. Secretly Group is headquartered in Bloomington, IN, with offices in Brooklyn, London, Los Angeles, Chicago, and additional staff in Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, and beyond. We release music by artists such as Mitski, Khruangbin, Bon Iver, Angel Olsen, Whitney, serpentwithfeet, MUNA, and Phoebe Bridgers.

Position Summary: Secretly Group seeks a Label Manager, Benelux. Ideally the candidate will be based in the Netherlands and be a native speaker with reasonable English and a good understanding of the neighbouring territories. The Label Manager will be Secretly Group’s lead representative and ambassador for the Benelux region, and report to the VP Operations UK & EU. Your primary mission will be to establish the Group’s recorded business in the Benelux market, working closely with the global team to execute effective release strategies. They must be a motivated self-starter who can add passion and insight into the local markets for our acts to help them further connect with local audiences. They should be willing to work flexibly to allow travel and attend live events. They should have 4-5 years’ experience of working in the music industry and be enthusiastic and familiar with our roster.

Responsibilities: 
  • Represent, manage, and promote Secretly Group’s roster in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg
  • Develop, execute, and monitor territory-specific marketing and promotion campaigns in close collaboration with the global team
  • Coordinate regional press and radio teams
  • Supply local teams with the necessary tools and assets to successfully implement campaigns
  • Responsible for managing local budgets and meeting regional sales targets
  • Execute local administrative and logistic duties
  • Conduct periodical stock management and control of frontline and catalog releases
  • Co-manage day to day relationships with local DSP offices and contacts to promote the roster
  • Strategise with Secretly Group’s digital team to maximise repertoire performance
  • Collate and distribute regular territory reports with the wider organisation
  • Build relationships with artists, their management teams, agents, and promoters
  • Optimise national touring & festival appearances in close collaboration with the artist team
  • Expand Secretly Group’s regional network and maintain relationships with key local partners
  • Source and identify new business & partnership opportunities in the region
Skills/Qualifications: 
  • 4-5 years’ experience in music
  • An excellent understanding of the Dutch & Belgian music markets
  • Deep knowledge of the physical retail cycle and medium
  • Fluent in the digital landscape and analytics tools with an eye to recognise industry trends
  • Native in Dutch and fluent in English, a decent understanding of French language
  • Work independently, conscientiously and with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Possess a pristine network and wide range of industry contacts
  • Show passion and familiarity with the Secretly roster
  • Excellent communication skills, hands-on-mentality and team spirit
  • Ability to prioritise in a project deadline environment
 The Ideal Candidate is: 
  • A self-starter, used to working independently
  • An experienced music marketeer
  • Highly committed, pro-active and a reliable professional
  • Someone with great attention to detail and follow-through skills
  • Friendly, approachable and enthusiastic
  • A brilliant all-round communicator
  • An individual with advanced organizational skills and the ability to multitask and prioritise to tight deadlines
  • Passionate about music and the music industry with drive and enthusiasm to chase new opportunities

 Application Link: https://forms.gle/XfcFf78euwDoHBzv7

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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