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Date: Dec 6, 2017

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 10019

Status: Open Position

Production Manager

About BMG

BMG is a new kind of music company. Our mission is clear; to help artists and songwriters make the very most of their songs and recordings in the digital age.

That’s why we offer the best creative support, provide the best access to platforms and work hard to maximize the value of each and every copyright, ensuring all our clients receive all payments promptly and accurately.

We are not a technology company – though we use the best technology. We are not just a music publisher or a record label – although we offer both services.

BMG is a company with service, transparency and fairness at its heart and a commitment to being the best international music company for songwriters, artists and everyone who works with us.

 

Your Profile

You have superhuman capabilities in organization, communication, and attention to details; your background in operations and project management defines you as a professional; your knowledge of packaging design and its current trend is unmatched; and you have accrued substantial industry experience working with manufacturing and print vendors.

 

Your Mission at BMG  

The Production Manager is a key position working with an energetic production team at a successful record label by managing the product pipeline and delivery of all digital & physical releases of the label.

You will be consistently engaging in daily interactions with Artist Management, Marketing, Supply Chain and Creative on the release plans for all projects on the frontline and catalogue schedule. We will depend on you to uphold highly sharp focus, while juggling between project management, product deadlines, and be the point-of-contact to resolve any issues or elements that may come up.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Management of milestone due dates with the delivery of all production elements
  • Jointly conduct weekly production meetings with other members of the production team to assess progress vs. established due dates & communicate to responsible parties pending activities/issues requiring a resolution
  • Manage the scheduling of all digital, video and physical new releases in BMG systems, on the Global Release Schedule and with distributors
  • Manage the creation of One-sheet’s for physical retail solicitation
  • Responsible for the delivery of all audio masters for both physical & digital formats from Management and artwork files when delivered by outhouse designers
  • Responsible for communicating costs for all physical packages to the CFO and obtaining sign off up front of package going into manufacturing
  • Liaise with ex. North America territories to execute any applicable import/export needs on the physical side for international releases
  • Coordination with label personnel and support organizations on all relevant production issues; A&R Admin, Business Affairs, Sales & Marketing, Creative, Finance, Global Supply Chain
  • Responsible for the delivery of all assets to the Asset Management team for ingestion into BMG Store & Songs.BMG
  • Manage the shipping and fulfillment of all product needs for bands on tour, selling product on a D2C store
  • Review and approval of production related invoices.
  • Liaise with Designers, Creative and Management with regards to print spec and packaging requirements, also responsible for sourcing templates from printers
  • Traffic all physical production assets directly to the manufacturers along with the BOM and liaise with production reps to ensure product is delivered for release date and to spec
  • Responsible for circulating final artwork PDF’s to all internal and external teams for approval

 

Must-Haves

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related focus from an accredited university
  • 3 ~ 5 years of previous production experience in the music industry, preferably at a record label
  • Knowledge of record label supply chain process & print and packaging design
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  • Knowledge of digital distribution
  • Strong administrative, analytical, communication, interpersonal and organization skills
  • Able to travel 20%

 

What’s In It For You?

  • Robust medical/dental/vision packages
  • Two weeks’ vacation in year one; three weeks’ vacation in year two
  • $500 fitness reimbursement
  • Diverse possibilities of personal and professional development including trainings and Lynda.com
  • Dollar for dollar match of up to 6% into 401(k) after your first year with the company
  • A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for music
  • Onsite weekly yoga class

 

We welcome applications from people who will contribute to the diversity of our company.

BMG LOS ANGELES


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