Head of Music Publications
Contract: Permanent, full time
Location: UK based
Closing Date: 14th December 2021
Head of Music Publications
In addition to its acclaimed international standing as an examination board, Trinity College London also operates a world-renowned music and print publishing house, Trinity College London Press, which currently sells and distributes a diverse range of publications globally and is constantly expanding its portfolio of copyrights. Building upon and supporting the success of one of the UK’s largest awarding organisations, Trinity College London Press is expanding its operation and seeking a dynamic and experienced member of the publishing community to help drive our growth strategy for Trinity’s music publications.
About the role
Trinity College London Press (TCLP) takes on all music publishing activity of Trinity College London and develops new music titles, in a range of formats, in addition to our exam-related music publications. Managing a small team, you will be responsible for the production, sales and administration of the music publications portfolio, and we will look to you for innovative content creation and product expansion alongside exemplary operational management. As Head of Music Publishing, you will be heavily involved in the strategic direction of the portfolio and support the Group Director with developing and implementing the marketing strategy for TCLP.
This is an opportunity for you to be involved in projects on an international level, ensuring that you and the team produce relevant and representative publications for a diverse audience globally. At an exciting time of change and progress at TCLP, you will have managerial responsibility for the creation, production and distribution of both print and digital publications.
To be successful in this role, your experience in a music publishing environment at senior management will be important. This role will suit someone with a professional level of music knowledge, and coupled with strong business acumen, will allow you to lead the team as required by the business. As such, we will value your experience and contributions to the industry in a similar capacity.
Alongside excellent managerial skills, operational efficiency and strong analytical skills, an awareness of the digital music publishing environment and associated trends, especially as we look to enhance our digital offerings, would be ideal. We strongly believe in a collaborative working style and you will be expected to work across departments with stakeholders at all levels. The people at Trinity College London love the work they do, and we all have a passion that radiates across the whole organisation – you will fit in well with us if you share our same enthusiasm and strong work ethic.
Trinity provides a work environment that is stimulating, inspiring and fair. Our approach to Reward values our employees while ensuring each person’s contribution makes us great as an organisation.
As an employee, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits including private health insurance, generous annual leave, regular social events, employee assistance programme, cycle to work scheme, training and development and a non-contractual annual bonus scheme.
This role will consist of largely remote working with occasional travel as required.
Trinity College London is an equal opportunities employer and our talented people come from all walks of life and all corners of the globe. Trinity is open to all applicants from different backgrounds and we are committed to building a more diverse and inclusive workplace. All applications are dealt with in the strictest of confidence.
How to Apply
To apply, please send a full CV with a covering letter, clearly explaining your interest and suitability for the role.
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