Sentric Music – A&R Executive – (UK)

A & R Executive (UK)

  • Location: Liverpool or London
  • Contract terms: Full-time, permanent
  • Reporting to: Business Development Director, Europe

Application submission: Please email your CV and cover letter to, subject line “A&R Executive”. Application deadline: 5:00pm, Monday 20th February 2023.

Department Objectives

The UK A&R team sits within Sentric´s European Business Development division. Its objectives are:

  • To obtain new clients (songwriters, artists and businesses) via new business generation and cross sales.
  • To develop new products, and enhance existing services, to better serve the market and grow market share.
  • To review current and existing markets to maximise opportunities for growth. ● To partner with internal teams to ensure client expectations are exceeded, ensuring significant retention and renewal levels are maintained.
  • To ensure clients are at the centre of all activity, ensuring Sentric´s ethos of fairness, transparency and customer focus is evident at all times.

Job Summary

The A & R Executives will share responsibility for delivering the UK teams objectives, measured by team performance targets, agreed with the A & R Manager and approved by the European Business Development Director.

A & R Executives will continually seek new clients for Sentric Music Group across all genres and deal types (including Neighbouring Rights) , qualifying which products are most suitable and working with internal teams to ensure smooth sign up, onboarding and on-going relationship experience.

A & R Executives will operate as ´Business Development Leads´ for all clients they bring in, acting as escalation points for opportunities and problems where they cannot be resolved within the Client Services or other internal team.

Job Description
  • Jointly responsible for Sentric´s UK new business targets, measured by company KPIs.
  • Drive new business growth through the identification of new opportunities and client acquisition.
  • Deliver maximum value from, and opportunities for, new and existing Sentric Music Group clients, measured by team KPIs.
  • Prepare advance appraisals, liaising with the A & R Manager and Finance team to calculate and complete offers.
  • Ensure timely and accurate delivery of offers and long form contracts, in partnership with Legal and Business Affairs.
  • Be a Sentric ambassador online, in press and at events.
  • Communicate effectively within own team and internal stakeholders.
  • Communicate effectively with artists, writers, managers and business clients at all levels .
  • Collaborate and coordinate with internal teams to identify and deliver new client opportunities (e.g. events, festivals, funds, etc).

Personal Qualities


  • Sales and Client acquisition.
  • Stakeholder Management.
  • Prioritisation, Organisation and Deadline Management
  • Verbal and Written Communication to a high standard.
  • Public Speaking and Presentations to a range of audiences from management stakeholders to industry events.


  • Passionate understanding of the music industry.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the music ecosystem and the functions within it.
  • Able to describe how global copyrights and rights organisations operate and are governed.
  • CRM and Office Software.


  •  Positive can do approach to problem solving.
  •  Enthusiasm for working with artists and business partners at all levels.
  •  Collaborative approach to outcomes.
  •  Enjoy travelling and working in new environments.


  • 2 years within music publishing industry.
  • Sales to low, medium and high value clients.
  • An emerging network of artists, writers and industry professionals.

Must have the right to work in the UK, otherwise, the application will not be considered.

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