AWAL serves a growing roster of emerging talent and established independent artists from all over the world and we are expanding our UK Marketing team to include a new Project Manager.

The role will provide marketing support, advise and strategy for our label partners as well as building and delivering innovative and successful marketing campaigns for emerging and established artists.  The successful candidate will have a proven history of establishing and managing relationships with labels and managers, PR & promotions teams and internal stakeholders such as Digital Marketing and Account Management.  Ability to work across multiple different types of projects is key.

This amazing opportunity will allow you to work with an incredibly diverse roster. It’s an exciting time to be joining AWAL, and working at Kobalt, you will help build the music services company of tomorrow, to empower creators in today’s complex and change the music landscape – ideal for someone with an incredible drive, enthusiasm & passion for music!

 

BACKGROUND

Kobalt has revolutionized the music publishing business by putting the creator at the centre of everything we do. We are now taking the same approach and transforming the way recording artists and label release music through AWAL.

Whether an artist or label is looking for the best digital distribution or a truly global campaign, AWAL has become the partner of choice for innovative artists at all stages of their careers alongside forward thinking and innovative labels.  The leading artists who have already chosen AWAL includes Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Lauv, Tom Misch, Rex Orange County, The Wombats, Bruno Major, Neneh Cherry as well as leading independent labels such as Glassnote and Downtown.

We deliver audio and video to all of the key platforms using our bespoke supply chain system, powered by Kobalt’s market leading technology, making thousands of deliveries per week.

We’re currently 600 people based across 13 offices and we’re still growing.

 

What would you do as a Project Manager?

  • Manage relationships and marketing support and release scheduling to label partners, artist and management clients
  • Conceive and implement marketing campaigns and strategy for selected AWAL artists
  • Communicate marketing best practices, new developments and strategies to clients
  • Communicate and synchronize campaigns with global marketing teams
  • Manage marketing campaign budgets
  • Oversee setup of clients' physical and digital production
  • Source and manage media promo partners
  • Work with internal teams, including Operations, Digital Marketing and Digital Sales teams
  • Work with the Account Management team to develop market-leading streaming strategies
    • Advise on digital marketing, advertising and social media strategies to maximise results, engagement and growth
  • Set and achieve streaming, sales and revenue targets
  • Analyse performance of releases using AWAL’s analytics tools

You will ideally have

…knowledge of current music marketing campaigns, including digital innovations and digital marketing and promotion    opportunities

…3+ years’ experience in a marketing team, ideally within a successful distributor or record label environment

…experience working with labels, artists and managers

…ability to work across multiple projects of different sizes and development

…strong organisational and project management skills

…superior client management and communication skills

…ability to network with clients and industry contacts

…entrepreneurial spirit, with a progressive and creative attitude

…BA/BSc degree or work-based experience equivalent

 

Recent Awards/Recognitions:

2018 Financial Times Boldness in Business – Drivers of Change Nominee

2018 Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Music

2017 Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Music

2017 Music Week Publisher of the Year

Recent press:

Music Week - The Music Industry’s Best Friend

Music Business Worldwide – “We are Building for the Future of the Music Business

Wired - How data saved music

Economist - Disrupters

Check out our blog:

www.awal.com/blog

 

SPECIFICS

  • Based at River Building, Cannon Street, London EC4R 3TE
  • Hours are 37.5 hours per week. Generally, these are taken between 9.30-6 with 1 hour for lunch but amendments to these hours can be agreed on a case by case basis with line manager approval

www.kobaltmusic.com/careers

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. Verification checks will be conducted during the interview process and a full DBS check on acceptance of offer. Kobalt is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. 

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KOBALT MUSIC GROUP BENEFITS FROM DAY ONE

ANNUAL LEAVE | Contractually 25 days, however Kobalt closes its offices for the 3 days between Christmas and New Year’s when staff contribute 1 day.

LIFE ASSURANCE | Equal to four (4) times base salary.

TRAVEL INSURANCE | Business travel insurance cover.

INCOME PROTECTION | Covers up to 75% of base salary up to the age of 65.

GYM MEMBERSHIP | Corporate rates available at Nuffield Health and Fitness First. Kobalt will subsidise £45.00 gross per month towards your corporate gym membership if your membership is processed through company payroll.

LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT | As part of your ongoing learning and development you will have access to a range of tools and courses appropriate to your role and career goals. These include, but are not limited to; Udemy for Business and Bookboon E-library.

EYECARE | Full eye test provided at a range of opticians through a voucher scheme.

WELLBEING | Wellbeing Hub and Employee Assistance Programme.

FRESH FRUIT AND CEREAL SUPPLIED

REGULAR STAFF SOCIALS | Including seasonal social events and parties.

 

POST PROBATIONARY PERIOD BENEFITS

PENSION | Kobalt match pension contributions when individuals contribute from 2.5% - 5% (giving a total contribution of 5% - 10%).

PRIVATE MEDICAL INSURANCE | Managed through AVIVA.

TRAVEL INSURANCE | Both individual or family cover for personal holiday travel insurance.

INTEREST FREE SEASON TICKET LOAN SCHEME (eligible after 1 month of service) | Loans deducted from net pay over a 12-month period.

CYCLE TO WORK SCHEME | In partnership with Evans Cycles.

 

 

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