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Job ad: Gondwana Records – Junior Product Manager (London/Manchester/Remote)

By | Published on Wednesday 26 May 2021

Gondwana Records is an independent record label founded in Manchester (UK) with a diverse roster of acclaimed artists including Matthew Halsall, Hania Rani, Portico Quartet, Mammal Hands, Caoilfhionn Rose and more.

We are currently seeking a dynamic and highly organised full time Junior Product Manager to join our expanding team. Working in the Manchester area / remotely, the chosen candidate will assist with the day to day project management of the artist roster and releases and reporting directly to the Label Manager and General Manager. The ideal candidate is passionate about Gondwana’s roster and is a versatile, reliable and hardworking individual.

Tasks & Responsibilities

• Support the team on the day to day project management of developing and established acts and their associated release campaigns
• Metadata preparation for digital distribution
• Assist in production and scheduling of physical and digital releases.
• Create and maintain marketing tools and one sheets, managing the timely distribution to internal and external parties.
• Work closely with the label distributors on weekly calls, helping to identify retail/sales opportunities.
• Assist with stock control, product orders, pre-orders and stock levels with distributors, webstore and warehouses.
• Assist with marketing budgeting and tracking process across all projects.
• Coordinate UK & EU promo teams and schedules, disseminating relevant assets and timelines.
• Contribute to marketing brainstorms and assisting with the generation of creative marketing ideas.
• Maintain web shop and back-end database (eg: product images, descriptions, audio clips, download codes)
• Provide administrative support (ordering promo products, pulling reports and general office management).
• Work with the digital team on socials content and ways to drive audience growth.
• Driving back catalogue sales through creative retail
• Assist with and organise label market sales and special events

Required Experience & Skills

• 2–3 years previous experience in the music industry or in a similar role.
• Must have acute attention to detail and ability to efficiently multi task and prioritise.
• Highly organized and efficient with the ability to meet deadlines.
• Collaborative, team player able to form good relationships with colleagues and artists on the roster.
• Position requires excellent oral and written communication skills.
• A keen sense of organisation and attention to detail
• A working knowledge of music retail outlets, trends and physical sales opportunities

Desired Experience & Skills

• Experience with Social Media and scheduling posting across media channels.
• Experience with Photoshop/InDesign and/or video editing experience would be a major asset
• Experience in creative writing and marketing copy
• Prior customer service or work in music retail would be a plus

Position: Junior Product Manager
Employer: Gondwana Records
Location: UK based / London / Manchester / Remote
Salary: Competitive, based on experience and abilities

Please apply in writing with a CV and cover letter stating why you are suitable for the job and including any links to work examples or personal channels, to with Junior Product Manager as the subject line.

Closing date: Friday June 13th

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