Universal Music Publishing Group – Creative Manager, Film & TV (UK)

The creative team are responsible for generating synchronisation opportunities for all our music across all forms of media, by working directly with Film, TV, Games & Advertising companies and Music Supervisors.

This requires an in-depth knowledge of the Universal Music Publishing Group’s catalogue and new signings, pitching to brief and general marketing.

  • Maintaining regular contact with writers / managers / artists alongside the Head of Film & TV – contact to include e.g. what we’re pitching; the status of deals the licensing team are handling; reporting on activity etc.
  • Provide regular reports to writers on licensing, pitching and marketing activity
  • Attend regular catch up meetings with writers and managers as well as supporting UMP’s A&R department when engaging with potential signings
  • Ensuring the film and TV department have all the assets needed to carry out their roles including audio files, release dates and general writer updates
  • Updating UMP’s International sync teams on key information around new releases
Person Specification


  • Regular attendance at gigs to strengthen relationship and represent the department and company (sometimes up to 2 – 3 times per week)
  • Music industry experience preferably within sync, management or A&R
  • Team player with a flexible approach
  • Excellent communication skills (including IT skills) at all levels, including good telephone manner
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must be able to cope under pressure
  • Ability to work under own initiative, prioritise and meet deadlines

Diversity and Inclusion

Universal Music is an equal opportunities employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to a working environment where no one will be treated less favourably on grounds of their sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or age