Syco Music – Marketing Assistant (UK)

To provide administrative support to the Syco Music Marketing team.

**Applications close at 10:00am on Thursday, 11th August 2016**

Responsibilities:
  • To provide administrative support to a team of marketing professionals, correspondence, ordering stationery, promo stock, answering general enquiries, ticket ordering etc.
  • Suggesting concepts and ideas, inputting into creative meetings, and the general creative process.
  • Be an ‘ambassador’ for the dept. Work closely with marketing teams and other areas of the business to find out about new releases, new signings, remixes etc
  • Creating Purchase Orders for all marketing related invoices and ensuring these are assigned to the correct project and accounted for in the related budget.
  • Gathering label copy from Digital Exchange and formatting it.
  • Ensuring that third party designers receive label copy on time.
  • Ensuring that all artwork/production deadlines are met.
  • Checking label copy information against artwork.
  • Be proficient with the Sony Dashboard and Project Memo system
  • Ensuring that release quantity sheets are set up on time
  • Creating and delivering sales notes to the sales teams for deadline.
  • Liaising with the production companies and design agencies to ensure that details for photo and video shoots have been communicated to all relevant parties.
  • General communication with artists, management and third party suppliers (where applicable).
  • Circulating marketing and media campaign information to all internal departments.
  • Taking minutes and isolating action points in department meetings.
  • Ordering bikes/couriers.
  • Trafficking of Commercials to relevant Broadcasters via hardcopy or digital delivery.
  • Keep abreast of market developments, new technologies, market conditions.
  • Digital awareness. Assist in putting together digital compilations, and digital marketing initiatives.
Person Specifications:

Essential

  • Must have Assistant experience within the music industry
  • Strong computer skills, especially MS Office suite.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organised and can multi-task while remaining calm under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise workload, goals, targets and time, and to work independently.
  • Proven self starter.
  • Confidently deals with people at all levels internally & externally.
  • A team player who can be relied upon to participate as needed during busy periods.
  • A passion to learn & develop.

Preferred

  • Marketing Assistant experience within a record label
  • Demonstrates an awareness and understanding of the music market
  • Digitally savvy